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[Bell's British theatre].

Author: John Bell
Publisher: London : Printed for the proprietors, under the direction of John Bell ..., 1791-1793.
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[Bell's British theatre].
London : Printed for the proprietors, under the direction of John Bell ..., 1791-1793
(OCoLC)793691535
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bell
OCLC Number: 46826079
Notes: Binder's title: British theatre.
91 plays, issued separately, with individual title pages and engraved plates depicting scenes from each play. Most plays are preceded by biographical sketches of the authors, criticism of the plays and dramatis personae with the names of the players.
Manuscript lists of titles: contents of vols. 1-18 listed in the back of vol. 1 ; contents of vols. 19-31 listed in the back of vol. 31. -- Inscription on fly-leaf (vol. 1) dated March 24, 1831, Rose Cottage, Plaistow, Essex.
Cataloging created from incomplete set (missing vols. 2, 3, 5, 7, 15, 18, 28).
Description: 31 volumes : illustrations ; 15 cm
Contents: v. 1. Comus, by J. Milton. ... Love in a village, by I. Bickerstaff[e].--v.2. The beggar's opera, by J. Gay. ... Zara, by A. Hill.--v.3. Douglas, by J. Home. ... The alchymist, altered from B. Jonson.--v.4. Love for love, by W. Congreve. ... The orphan, by T. Otway.--v.5. The Albion queens, by J. Banks. ... The chances, altered from F. Beaumont and J. Fletcher by the Duke of Buckingham.--v.6. The tender husband, by R. Steele. ... The distrest mother, translated from the Andromaque of Racine by A. Philips.--v.7. The Earl of Essex, by H. Jones. ... The conscious lovers, by R. Steele. v. 23. King Charles I, by W. Havard. ... The funeral, by R. Steele.--v.24. Mariamne, by E. Fenton. ... The double dealer, by W. Congreve.--v.25. The old batchelor, by E. Congreve. ... Barbarossa, by Dr. Brown.--v.26. The lady's last stake, by C. Cibber. ... The man of the world, by C. Macklin.--v.27. Mahomet, by Mr. Miller. ... The relapse, by J. Vanbrugh.--v.28 Eurydice, by D. Mallet. ... The school for rakes, by E. Griffiths.--v.29. Edward and Eleonora ... The mistake, by J. Vanbrugh.--v.30. The ambitious stepmother, by N. Riwe. ... The chapter of accidents, by S. Lee.--v.31. Zenobia, by A. Murphy. ... Gustavus Vasa, by H. Brooke.--v.32. The way of the world, by W. Congreve. ... Phaedra and Hippolitus, by E. Smith.--v.33. The fatal curiosity, by G. Lillo. ... Caractacus, by W. Mason.--v.34. Elfrida, by W. Mason. ... The school for guardians, by A. Murphy.--v.35. Creusa, queen of Athens, by W. Whitehead. ... Albina, Countess Raimond, by Mrs. Cowley.
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