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Author: Walter Scott; Robert Dodsley
Publisher: London, Printed for W. Miller, by J. Ballantyne and Co., Edinburgh, 1810.
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Ancient British drama .
London, Printed for W. Miller, by J. Ballantyne and Co., Edinburgh, 1810
(OCoLC)609587468
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; Robert Dodsley
OCLC Number: 1264885
Notes: Title vignettes.
"Intended to form, with The British drama, and Shakspeare, a complete and uniform collection, in ten volumes, of the best English plays ... The ground-work of the present collection is the excellent selection known by the name of Dodsley's Old plays."--Preface.
Has been ascribed to Sir Walter Scott. cf. Lowndes. The bibliographer's manual; Margaret Ball. Sir Walter Scott as a critic of literature, p. 52, 151-152.
Description: 3 volumes 24 cm
Contents: 1. The four P's / by Heywood. Ferrex and Porrex / by Sackville. The returne from Parnassus. Damon and Pithias / by Edwards. Gammer Gurton's needle. Alexander and Campaspe / by Lyly. Edward II / by Marlow. The heir / by May. The bird in a cage / by Shirley. The Jew of Malta / by Marlow. The wits / by Davenant. Sir John Oldcastle. [Part the first]. The life and death of Thomas Lord Cromwell. London prodigal. The Puritan, or, The widow of Watling Street. A Yorkshire tragedy. George a Greene, the pinner of Wakefield. Jeronimo. [Part the first]. The Spanish tragedy, or, Hieronimo is mad again. The honest whore / by Dekkar --
2. The malcontent / by Marston. All fools / by Chapman. Eastward hoe / by Jonson, etc. The revenger's tragedy / by Tourneur. The dumb knight / by Machin. The miseries of inforced marriage / by Wilkins. Lingua, or, The combat of the tongue and the five senses for superiority / by Brewer. The merry devil of Edmonton. A mad world, my masters / by Middleton. Ram Alley, or, Merry tricks / by Barry. The roaring girl, or, Moll Cut-Purse / by Middleton. The city match / by Mayne. The muse's looking glass / by Randolph. A woman killed with kindness / by Heywood. A match at midnight / by Rowley. The gamester / by Shirley. Microcosmus / by Nabbes. Greene's Tu quoque, or, The city gallant / by Cook. Albumazar / by Tomkis --
3. The white devil, or, Vittoria Corombona / by Webster. The hog hath lost his pearl / by Tailor. The foure prentises of London ; with, The conquest of Jerusalem / by Heywood. The antiquary / by Marmion. The ordinary / by Cartwright. A jovial crew, or, The merry beggars / by Brome. The old couple / by May. Andromana, or, The merchant's wife / by Shirley. The mayor of Quinborough / by Middleton. Grim : the collier of Croydon. The city night-cap / by Davenport. The parson's wedding / by Killegrew. The adventures of five hours / by Tuke. Elvira, or, The worst not always true / by Digby. The widow / by Johnson, etc. The Dutchesse of Malfy / by Webster. The rebellion / by Rawlins. The witch / by Middleton.

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