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Publisher: London : Printed for J. Rivington & Sons, 1776-77.
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New English theatre.
New English theatre.
London : Printed for J. Rivington & Sons, 1776-77
(OCoLC)647021256
Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 3520306
Notes: Each volume contains 5 plays with engraved t.p. (with varying imprints), frontispiece, separate signature marks, and paging.
Description: 12 volumes : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: v. 1. The busy body / written by Mrs. Centlivre --
A bold stroke for a wife / written by Mrs. Centlivre --
The conscious lovers / written by Richard Steele --
The miser / written by Henry Fielding --
The suspicious husband / written by Dr. Hoadly --
v. 2. The orphan, or, The unhappy marriage / written by Mr. Otway --
The fair penitent / written by Nicholas Rowe --
Tancred and Sigismunda / written by James Thomson --
Phaedra and Hippolitus / written by Edmund Smith --
The revenge / written by E. Young --
v. 3. The Spanish Fryar, or, The double discovery / written by Mr. Dryden --
The old bachelor / written by Mr. Congreve --
Rule a wife and have a wife / written by Beaumont and Fletcher --
The recruiting officer / written by Mr. Farquhar --
The provok'd wife / written by John Vanbrugh. v. 4. Merope / written by Aaron Hill --
Jane Shore / written in imitation of Shakespeare's style by Nicholas Rowe --
The mourning bride / written by Mr. Congreve --
The gamester / written by Mr. Moore --
The rival queens, or, Alexander the Great / written by Nathaniel Lee --
v. 5. The way of the world / written by Mr. Congreve --
The committee, or, The faithful Irishman / written by Robert Howard --
Every man in his humour / written by Ben Johnson --
The beaux stratagem / written by Mr. Farquhar --
Love for love / written by Mr. Congreve --
v. 6. Oroonoko / written by Thomas Southern --
The London merchant, or, The history of George Barnwell / written by Mr. Lillo --
Venice preserv'd, or, A plot discovered / written by Mr. Otway --
Tamerlane / written by N. Rowe --
The distrest mother / written by Amb. Philips. v. 7. The provok'd husband, or, A journey to London / written by John Vanbrugh and Mr. Cibber --
The drummer, or, The haunted house / by Mr. Addison --
Love makes a man, or, The fop's fortune / written by C. Cibber --
The careless husband / written by Colley Cibber --
The funeral, or, Grief a-la-mode / written by Richard Steele --
v. 8. The Earl of Essex / written by Henry Jones --
Barbarossa / [John Brown] --
All for love, or, The world well lost / written by Mr. Dryden --
Mahomet the Impostor / [Voltaire] --
Lady Jane Gray / [Nicholas Rowe] --
v. 9. Amphitryon, or, The two Sosias / [John Dryden] --
The double dealer / by Mr. Congreve --
The double gallant, or, The sick lady's cure / written by Colley Cibber --
The inconstant, or, The way to win him / written by George Farquhar --
The constant couple, or, A trip to the jubilee / by Mr. Farquhar. v. 10. Cato / written by Mr. Addison --
Theodosius, or, The force of love / written by Nathaniel Lee --
The siege of Damascus / by John Hughes --
Douglas / by Mr. Home --
The tragedy of Zara / by Aaron Hill --
v. 11. The city wives confederacy / by John Vanbrugh --
The minor / written by Samuel Foote --
The country wife / [William Wycherley] --
The chances / [John Fletcher] --
The wonder / by Mrs. Centlivre --
v. 12. Medea / by Mr. Glover --
The brothers / written by Dr. Young --
Isabella, or, The fatal marriage / [Thomas Southerne] --
The Grecian daughter / written by Arthur Murphy --
The Roman father / written by W. Whitehead.
Other Titles: New English theatre ... containing the most valuable plays which have been acted on the London stage ...
New English theatre in eight volumes

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