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Biographia dramatica : or, a companion to the playhouse : containing historical and critical memoirs, and original anecdotes, of British and Irish dramatic writers... among whom are some.. celebrated actors : also an alphabetical account... of their works... together and progress of the British stage / Originally compiled, to the year 1764, by David Erskine Baker ; Continued thence to 1782, by Isaac Reed ; And brought down to the end of November 1811... by Stephen Jones
Bib ID 2568135
Format BookBook
Author
Baker, David Erskine, 1730-1767
 
Description London : printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown [et al.], 1812 
3 v. in 4, 8o ; 22 cm. 
Full contents Contents:- v.1. pt.1. A brief view of the rise and progress of the English stage. Authors and actors: A-H - v.1. pt.2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix t. v.1. Additions and corrections to v.1 - v.2. Dramas: A-L - v.3. Dramas: N-Z. Latin plays by English authors Oratotios. Appendix to v.2-3. Additions and corrections to v.2-3. 
Notes

First edition published anonymously, 1764, with title "The companion to the playhouse." Second edition by I. Reed, 1782, had present title.

Subjects Theater -- Great Britain -- Bio-bibliography.  |  English drama -- Bio-bibliography.  |  Dramatists, English -- Dictionaries.  |  Oratorio -- Bibliography.  |  Latin drama, Medieval and modern -- Bibliography.
Other authors/contributors Reed, Isaac, 1742-1807  |  Jones, Stephen, 1763-1827

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