ID 12378
Title The New English Theatre in Twelve Volumes, containing the most valuable plays which have been acted on the London stage.
Contributors Hughes, John (Author); Centlivre, Susanna (Author); Steele, Richard (Author); Garrick, David (Author); Johnson, Richard (Editor); Murphy, Arthur (Author); Dryden, John (Author); Lee, Nathaniel (Author); Congreve, William (Author); Rowe, Nicholas (Author); Home, John (Author); Addison, Joseph (Author); Whitehead, William (Author); Philips, Ambrose (Author); Jones, Henry (Author); Fielding, Henry (Author); Cibber, Colley (Author); Young, Edward (Author); Otway, Thomas (Author); Farquhar, George (Author); Thomson, James (Author); Lillo, George (Author); Vanbrugh, John (Author); Southerne, Thomas (Author); Howard, Robert (Author); Hill, Aaron (Author); Brown, John (Author); Hoadly, Benjamin (Author); Smith, Edmund (Author); Moore, Edward (Author); Woodward, Henry (Author); Foote, Samuel (Author); Glover, Richard (Author)
Signed Author Vol. 1: Written by Mrs. Centlivre; Written by Mrs. Centlivre; Written by Sir Richard Steele; Written by Henry Fielding, Esq.; Written by Dr. Hoadly; Vol. 2: Written by Mr. Otway; Written by Nicholas Rowe, Esq; WRitten by James Thomson, Esq; Written by Mr. Edmund Smith, of Christ Church, Oxford; Written by E. Young, L.L.D; Vol. 3: Written by Mr. Dryden; Written by Mr. Congreve; Altered from Beaumont and Fletcher by David Garrick, Esq.; Written by Mr. Farquhar; Written by Sir John Vanbrugh; Vol. 4: Written by Aaron Hill, Esq.; Written in imitation of Shakespeare's style, by Nicholas Rowe, Esq.; Written by Mr. Congreve; Written by Nathanial Lee, Gent.; Written by Mr. Moore; Vol. 5: Written by Mr. Congreve; Written by the honourable Sir Robert Howard; Written by Ben Jonson, with alterations and additions by D. Garrick, Esq.; Written by Mr. Farquhar; Written by Mr. Congreve; Vol. 6: Written by Thomas Southern; Written by Mr. Lillo; Written by Mr. Otway; Written by N. Rowe; Written by Mr. Amb. Philips; Vol. 7: Written by Sir John Vanbrugh and Mr. Cibber; Written by Mr. Addison; Written by C. Cibber, Esq.; Written by Sir Richard Steele; Vol. 8: Written by Mr. Henry Jones; Anonymous; Written by Mr. Dryden; Anonymous; Written by N. Rowe, Esq.; Vol. 9: Altered from Dryden, by Mr. Woodward; By Mr. Congreve; Written by Colley Cibber, Esq.; Written by Mr. George Farquhar; By Mr. Farquhar; Vol. 10: Written by Mr. Addison; Written by Nathaniel Lee, Gent.; By John Hughes, Esq.; By Mr. Home; By Aaron Hill, Esq.; Vol. 11: By Sir John Vanbrugh; Written by Samuel Foote, Esq.; Altered from Wycherley, by David Garrick, Esq.; By David Garrick, Esq.; By Mrs. Centlivre; Vol. 12: By Mr. Glover; Written by Dr. Young; Altered from Southern, by D. Garrick, Esq.; Written by Arthur Murphy, Esq.; Written by Mr. W. Whitehead
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Firms John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington] (Publisher); James Dodsley (Publisher); George Robinson [ii] (Publisher); Thomas Cadell [London] (Publisher); Thomas Norton Longman (Publisher); Samuel Bladon [Paper Mill, Paternoster Row] (Publisher); William Nicoll (Publisher); Thomas Becket [Strand] (Publisher); Thomas Davies [Russell Street] (Publisher); Robert Baldwin I (Publisher); Thomas Lowndes [77 Fleet Street] (Publisher); Bedwell Law [13 Ave Maria Lane, 1767-1790, 1794-1795] (Publisher); Charles Bathurst [26 Fleet Street] (Publisher); William Johnston [Ludgate Street] (Publisher); William Flexney [319 Holborn] (Publisher); James Robson (Publisher); William Owen (Publisher); Thomas Caslon (Publisher); William Strahan (Publisher); Henry Woodfall (Publisher); Robert Horsfield (Publisher); William Owen and Son (Publisher); Benjamin White (Publisher); Edward Dilly (Publisher); James Barker [Drury Lane] (Publisher); Lockyer Davis [High Holborn] (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 12
Pagination
Date of Publication 1776
Edition Statement 1
Edition Number 1
Date of First Publication 1776
Imprint Printed for J. Rivington & Sons; W. Strahan; W. Johnston; C. Bathurst; T. Davies; L. Davis; J. Dodsley; T. Longman; T. Lowndes; B. Law; T. Caslon; T. Becket; W. Nicoll; R. Horsfield; S. Bladon; B. White; E. Dilly; R. Baldwin; G. Robinson; T. Cadell; W. Flexney; W. Woodfall; S. Beu
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Location of Printing London GB
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Genre Drama
Sources Hathi Trust Digital Library (#https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001357015)
British Library General Reference Collection 83.c.19.
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Notes https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001357015 Each entry has its own pagination and imprint; all publishers, printers, and booksellers included in firms. Plays by women included in these volumes: vol. 1: "Busy Body" and "A Bold Stroke for a Wife" by Susanna Centlivre
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Bibliographic Entry

Hughes, John, et al. The New English Theatre in Twelve Volumes, containing the most valuable plays which have been acted on the London stage. London: John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington], James Dodsley, George Robinson [ii], Thomas Cadell [London], Thomas Norton Longman, Samuel Bladon [Paper Mill, Paternoster Row], William Nicoll, Thomas Becket [Strand], Thomas Davies [Russell Street], Robert Baldwin I, Thomas Lowndes [77 Fleet Street], Bedwell Law [13 Ave Maria Lane, 1767-1790, 1794-1795], Charles Bathurst [26 Fleet Street], William Johnston [Ludgate Street], William Flexney [319 Holborn], James Robson, William Owen, Thomas Caslon, William Strahan, Henry Woodfall, Robert Horsfield, William Owen and Son, Benjamin White, Edward Dilly, James Barker [Drury Lane], Lockyer Davis [High Holborn], 1776.

Hughes, J., Centlivre, S., Steele, R., Garrick, D., Murphy, A., Dryden, J., Glover, R. (1776). The new english theatre in twelve volumes, containing the most valuable plays which have been acted on the london stage. London: John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington] James Dodsley. George Robinson [ii] Thomas Cadell [London] Thomas Norton Longman. Samuel Bladon [Paper Mill, Paternoster Row] William Nicoll. Thomas Becket [Strand] Thomas Davies [Russell Street] Robert Baldwin I. Thomas Lowndes [77 Fleet Street] Bedwell Law [13 Ave Maria Lane, 1767-1790, 1794-1795] Charles Bathurst [26 Fleet Street] William Johnston [Ludgate Street] William Flexney [319 Holborn] James Robson. William Owen. Thomas Caslon. William Strahan. Henry Woodfall. Robert Horsfield. William Owen and Son. Benjamin White. Edward Dilly. James Barker [Drury Lane] Lockyer Davis [High Holborn]

Hughes, John, Susanna Centlivre, Richard Steele, David Garrick, Arthur Murphy, John Dryden, Nathaniel Lee, William Congreve, Nicholas Rowe, John Home, Joseph Addison, William Whitehead, Ambrose Philips, Henry Jones, Henry Fielding, Colley Cibber, Edward Young, Thomas Otway, George Farquhar, James Thomson, George Lillo, John Vanbrugh, Thomas Southerne, Robert Howard, Aaron Hill, John Brown, Benjamin Hoadly, Edmund Smith, Edward Moore, Henry Woodward, Samuel Foote, and Richard Glover. The New English Theatre in Twelve Volumes, containing the most valuable plays which have been acted on the London stage. London: John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington], James Dodsley, George Robinson [ii], Thomas Cadell [London], Thomas Norton Longman, Samuel Bladon [Paper Mill, Paternoster Row], William Nicoll, Thomas Becket [Strand], Thomas Davies [Russell Street], Robert Baldwin I, Thomas Lowndes [77 Fleet Street], Bedwell Law [13 Ave Maria Lane, 1767-1790, 1794-1795], Charles Bathurst [26 Fleet Street], William Johnston [Ludgate Street], William Flexney [319 Holborn], James Robson, William Owen, Thomas Caslon, William Strahan, Henry Woodfall, Robert Horsfield, William Owen and Son, Benjamin White, Edward Dilly, James Barker [Drury Lane], Lockyer Davis [High Holborn], 1776.

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  year={1776},
  title={The New English Theatre in Twelve Volumes, containing the most valuable plays which have been acted on the London stage.},
  publisher={John Rivington and Sons [or J. F. and C. Rivington] \& James Dodsley \& George Robinson [ii] \& Thomas Cadell [London] \& Thomas Norton Longman \& Samuel Bladon [Paper Mill, Paternoster Row] \& William Nicoll \& Thomas Becket [Strand] \& Thomas Davies [Russell Street] \& Robert Baldwin I \& Thomas Lowndes [77 Fleet Street] \& Bedwell Law [13 Ave Maria Lane, 1767-1790, 1794-1795] \& Charles Bathurst [26 Fleet Street] \& William Johnston [Ludgate Street] \& William Flexney [319 Holborn] \& James Robson \& William Owen \& Thomas Caslon \& William Strahan \& Henry Woodfall \& Robert Horsfield \& William Owen and Son \& Benjamin White \& Edward Dilly \& James Barker [Drury Lane] \& Lockyer Davis [High Holborn]},
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Recommended Citation

Hughes, John, Centlivre, Susanna, Steele, Richard, Garrick, David, Murphy, Arthur, Dryden, John, Lee, Nathaniel, Congreve, William, Rowe, Nicholas, Home, John, Addison, Joseph, Whitehead, William, Philips, Ambrose, Jones, Henry, Fielding, Henry, Cibber, Colley, Young, Edward, Otway, Thomas, Farquhar, George, Thomson, James, Lillo, George, Vanbrugh, John, Southerne, Thomas, Howard, Robert, Hill, Aaron, Brown, John, Hoadly, Benjamin, Smith, Edmund, Moore, Edward, Woodward, Henry, Foote, Samuel, Glover, Richard. "The New English Theatre in Twelve Volumes, containing the most valuable plays which have been acted on the London stage." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 12378 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/12378. Accessed 2021-05-09.

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