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A select collection of old plays : in twelve volumes.

Author: Robert Dodsley; Isaac Reed; Octavius Gilchrist; John Payne Collier
Publisher: London : S. Prowett, 1825-27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : A new ed.View all editions and formats

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Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764.
Select collection of old plays.
London : S. Prowett, 1825-27
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dodsley; Isaac Reed; Octavius Gilchrist; John Payne Collier
OCLC Number: 228667769
Notes: Third edition, edited by John Payne Collier.
Four plays included in earlier editions--Ford's 'Tis pity she's a whore, and Shirley's Bird in a cage, Gamester, and Andromana-are omitted, and replaced by Lodge's Wounds of civil war, Greene's Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay, Nash's Summer's last will and testament, and Peele's Edward I. "Two verdy early and rare dramatic specimens." The Worlde and the Chylde, and The tragicall comedie of Apius and Virginia, have also been added.
"Errata": v. 12, leaf at end.
Ex-libris of C.S. Tandy.
Description: 12 volumes ; 20 cm
Contents: v. 5. The miseries of inforced marriage [by George Wilkins] --
Lingua: or, The combat of the Tongue and the Five Senses [by Thomas Tomkis] --
The merry devil of Edmonton. --
A mad world, my masters [by Thomas Middleton] --
Ram-alley: or, Merry tricks [by Lodowick Barry] --
v. 6. The roaring girle [by Thomas Middleton] --
The widow's tears [by George Chapman] --
The white devil [by John Webster] --
The hog hath lost his pearl [by Robert Tailor] --
The four prentices of London [by Thomas Heywood] --
v. 7. Greenes Tu quoque [by John Cooke] --
Albumazar [by Thomas Tomkis] --
A woman kill'd with kindness [by Thomas Heywood] --
A match at midnight [by William Rowley] --
Fuimus Troes. The true Trojans [by Jasper Fisher]. v. 8. The wounds of civil war [by Thomas Lodge] --
The heir [by Thomas May] --
Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay [by Robert Greene] --
The Jew of Malta [by Christopher Marlowe] --
The wits [by Sir william D'Avenant] --
v. 9. Summer's last will and testament [by Thomas Nash] --
Microcosmus [by Thomas Nabbes] --
The Muse's looking-glass [by Thomas Randolph] --
The city-match [by Jasper Mayne] --
The Queen of Arragon [by William Habington] --
v. 10. The antiquary [by Shackerley Marmion] --
The goblins [by Sir John Suckling] --
The ordinary [by William Cartwright] --
The jovial crew: or, The merry beggars [by Richard Brome] --
The old couple [by Thomas May] --
v. 11. The chronicle of Edward the First [by George Peele] --
The mayor of Quinborough [by Thomas Middleton] --
Grim, the collier of Croydon. --
The city night-cap [by Robert Davenport] --
The parson's wedding [by Thomas Killigrew] --
v. 12. The adventures of five hours [by Sir Samuel Tuke] --
Elvira [by George Digby] --
The widow [by Ben Jonson, John Fletcher and Thomas Middleton] --
Chichevache and Bycorne [by John Lydgate] --
The Worlde and the Chylde. --
Apius and Virginia. --
Chronological list of the plays in this collection. --
Additional notes. --
Index. --
v. 13. The misfortunes of Arthur, by Thomas Hughes. --
The downfall of Robert earl of Huntington, by Anthony Munday. --
The death of Robert earl of Huntington, by Anthony Munday and Henry Chettle. --
A woman is a weathercock, a comedy, by Nathaniel Field. --
Amends for ladies, a comedy, by Nathaniel Field.


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