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A Select collection of English plays. [electronic resource] : from the best authors
Bib ID 4874260
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Edinburgh : sold by A. Donaldson at Pope's Head opposite the Exchange, MDCCLX. [1760] MDCCLXI. [1761] 
2v. ; 12⁰. 
Notes

Each volume has an additional titlepage, engraved, dated 1760.

Reproduction of original from British Library.

The plays have separate titlepages, pagination and register and were also issued separately.

Volume I contains: 'The Spanish fryar' by Dryden, 'The Earl of Essex', by Henry Brooke, 'Gustavus Vasa' by Henry Brooke, 'Phædra and Hippolitus' by Edmund Smith, and 'The ambitious stepmother' by Nicholas Rowe; Vol. II. contains: 'The Beggar's Opera' and 'Polly' by Gay, 'The way to keep him', 'The guardian', 'The gentle shepherd' by Allan Ramsay.

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English Short Title Catalog, T216862.

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. 
Subjects Epitaphs.
Place Great Britain Scotland Edinburgh.
Other authors/contributors Brooke, Henry, 1703?-1783  |  Brooke, Henry, 1703?-1783  |  Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667  |  Dryden, John, 1631-1700  |  Gay, John, 1685-1732  |  Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805  |  Ramsay, Allan, 1685-1758  |  Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718  |  Smith, Edmund, 1672-1710
Also Titled

Ambitious step-mother.

Beggar's opera.

Earl of Essex.

Gentle shepherd.

Guardian.

Gustavus Vasa.

Phædra and Hippolitus.

Spanish fryar.

Way to keep him.

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