ID 3895
Last Name Gay
First Name John
Title
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1685-06-30
Date of Death 1732-12-04
Place of Birth Barnstaple
Place of Death London
VIAF URI http://viaf.org/viaf/2480890
Wikipedia Entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gay
Image URL https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/24/John_Gay_-_Project_Gutenberg_eText_13790.jpg
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Titles

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Author The distress'd wife. A comedy. By the late Mr. Gay. ... 1743
Author The Theatre: or, Select Works of the British Dramatic Poets. In twelve volumes. To which are prefixed, the lives of these celebrated writers, and strictures on most of the plays. 1768
Author Fables by the late Mr. Gay. In one volume complete. 1770
Author Fables by the late Mr. Gay. In one volume complete. 1785
Author A collection of the most esteemed farces and entertainments performed on the British stage. A new edition. 1786
Author Fables by the late Mr. Gay. In one volume complete. 1788
Author Fables by the late Mr. Gay. In One Volume Complete. 1792
Author Fables by John Gay, with a life of the author, and embellished with a plate to each fable. 1793
Author Fables by the late Mr. Gay. In one volume complete. 1796
Author The British Theatre; or, A collection of plays, which are acted at the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket. Printed under the authority of the managers from the prompt books. With critical and biographical remarks, by Mrs. Inchbald. In twenty-five volumes. 1808
Author The Modern British Drama. In five volumes. 1811
Author The English Drama, with prefatory remarks, biographical sketches, and notes, critical and explanatory; being the only edition existing which is faithfully marked with the stage business and stage directions, as performed at the Theatres Royal. Edited by W. Oxberry, Comedian. 1818
Author The London Stage; a collection of the most reputed tragedies, comedies, operas, melo-dramas, farces, and interludes. Accurately printed from acting copies, as performed at the Theatres Royal, and carefully collated and revised. 1824
Author Cumberland's British Theatre, with remarks, biographical and critical. Printed from the acting copies, as performed at the Theatres Royal, London. 1829

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