The Resource A select collection of old plays : in twelve volumes, [Robert Dodsley, editor], (electronic resource)

A select collection of old plays : in twelve volumes, [Robert Dodsley, editor], (electronic resource)

Label
A select collection of old plays : in twelve volumes
Title
A select collection of old plays
Title remainder
in twelve volumes
Statement of responsibility
[Robert Dodsley, editor]
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1704-1764
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Dodsley, Robert
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR1263
LC item number
.D6 1825
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1742-1807
  • 1779-1823
  • 1789-1883
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  • Reed, Isaac
  • Gilchrist, Octavius
  • Collier, John Payne
  • Internet Archive
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English drama
Label
A select collection of old plays : in twelve volumes, [Robert Dodsley, editor], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Third edition, edited by John Payne Collier
  • Four plays included in earlier editions -- Ford's 'Tis a 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 very early and rare dramatic specimens," The Worlde and the Chylde, and The tragicall comedie of apius and Virginia, have also been added
Contents
  • v. 1. Advertisement to the present edition; Mr. Reed's preface; Mr. Dodsley's preface; Historia histrionica; God's promises; The four P's; Ferrex and Porex; Damon and Pithias; New custome -- v. 2. Gammer Gurton's needle; Alexander and Campaspe; Tancred and Gismunda; Cornelia; Edward II -- v. 3. George a Greene, the pinner of Wakefield; The first part of Jeronimo; The Spanish tragedy; The honest whore, pt. I-II -- v. 4. The malcontent; All fools; Eastward hoe; The revenger's tragedy; The dumb knight -- v. 5. The miseries of inforced marriage; Lingua or, The combat of the Tongue and the Five Senses; The merry devil of Edmonton; A mad world, my masters; Ram-alley or, Merry tricks -- v. 6. The roaring girl; The widow's tears; The white devil, or Vittoria Corombona; The hog hath lost his pearl; The four prentices of London -- v. 7. Greenes Tu quoque; Albumazar, or the city gallant Albumazar; A woman kill'd with kindness; A match at midnight; Fuimus Troes. The true Trojans -- v. 8. The wounds of civil war; The heir; Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay; The Jew of Malta; The wits -- v. 9. Summer's last will and testament; Microcosmus; The Muse's looking-glass; The city-match; The Queen of Arragon (cont.)
  • (cont.) v. 10. The antiquary; The goblins; The ordinary; The jovial crew or, the Merry beggars; The old couple -- v. 11. The chronicle of Edward the First; The mayor of Quinborough; Grim, the collier of Croydon; The city night-cap; The parson's wedding -- v. 12. The adventures of five hours; Elvira; The widow; Chichevache and Bycorne; The Worlde and the Chylde; Apius and Virginia; Chronological list of the plays in this collection; Additional notes; Index. -- [v. 13.] Misfortuns of Arthur; Downfall of Robert Earl of Huntingdon; Death of Robert Earl of Huntingdon; Woman is a weathercock; Amends for ladies
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • new ed. /
  • with additional notes and corrections, by the late Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, and the editor.
Extent
13 v.
Lccn
12002796
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37634172
  • (CaSfIA)selectcollection03dods
  • (OCoLC)37634172
  • (CaSfIA)577881
Label
A select collection of old plays : in twelve volumes, [Robert Dodsley, editor], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Third edition, edited by John Payne Collier
  • Four plays included in earlier editions -- Ford's 'Tis a 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 very early and rare dramatic specimens," The Worlde and the Chylde, and The tragicall comedie of apius and Virginia, have also been added
Contents
  • v. 1. Advertisement to the present edition; Mr. Reed's preface; Mr. Dodsley's preface; Historia histrionica; God's promises; The four P's; Ferrex and Porex; Damon and Pithias; New custome -- v. 2. Gammer Gurton's needle; Alexander and Campaspe; Tancred and Gismunda; Cornelia; Edward II -- v. 3. George a Greene, the pinner of Wakefield; The first part of Jeronimo; The Spanish tragedy; The honest whore, pt. I-II -- v. 4. The malcontent; All fools; Eastward hoe; The revenger's tragedy; The dumb knight -- v. 5. The miseries of inforced marriage; Lingua or, The combat of the Tongue and the Five Senses; The merry devil of Edmonton; A mad world, my masters; Ram-alley or, Merry tricks -- v. 6. The roaring girl; The widow's tears; The white devil, or Vittoria Corombona; The hog hath lost his pearl; The four prentices of London -- v. 7. Greenes Tu quoque; Albumazar, or the city gallant Albumazar; A woman kill'd with kindness; A match at midnight; Fuimus Troes. The true Trojans -- v. 8. The wounds of civil war; The heir; Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay; The Jew of Malta; The wits -- v. 9. Summer's last will and testament; Microcosmus; The Muse's looking-glass; The city-match; The Queen of Arragon (cont.)
  • (cont.) v. 10. The antiquary; The goblins; The ordinary; The jovial crew or, the Merry beggars; The old couple -- v. 11. The chronicle of Edward the First; The mayor of Quinborough; Grim, the collier of Croydon; The city night-cap; The parson's wedding -- v. 12. The adventures of five hours; Elvira; The widow; Chichevache and Bycorne; The Worlde and the Chylde; Apius and Virginia; Chronological list of the plays in this collection; Additional notes; Index. -- [v. 13.] Misfortuns of Arthur; Downfall of Robert Earl of Huntingdon; Death of Robert Earl of Huntingdon; Woman is a weathercock; Amends for ladies
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • new ed. /
  • with additional notes and corrections, by the late Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, and the editor.
Extent
13 v.
Lccn
12002796
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37634172
  • (CaSfIA)selectcollection03dods
  • (OCoLC)37634172
  • (CaSfIA)577881

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