ID 1240
Title 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.
Contributors Baillie, Joanna (Author); Cowley, Hannah (Author); Inchbald, Elizabeth (Editor); O'Keeffe, John (Author); Shakespeare, William (Author); Hughes, John (Author); Centlivre, Susanna (Author); Goldsmith, Oliver (Author); Steele, Richard (Author); Brooke, Henry (Author); Tobin, John (Author); Cumberland, Richard (Author); Garrick, David (Author); Murphy, Arthur (Author); Jephson, Robert (Author); Colman, George (the younger) (Author); Dryden, John (Author); Reynolds, Frederick (Author); Morton, Thomas (Author); Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (Author); Jonson, Ben (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); Bickerstaff, Isaac (Author); Beaumont, Francis (Author); Fletcher, John (Author); Cibber, Colley (Author); Young, Edward (Author); Otway, Thomas (Author); Shirley, William (Author); Farquhar, George (Author); Thomson, James (Author); Lillo, George (Author); Vanbrugh, John (Author); Hartson, Hall (Author); Southerne, Thomas (Author); Hill, Aaron (Author); Miller, James (Author); Hoadly, Benjamin (Author); Moore, Edward (Author); Macklin, Charles (Author); Burgoyne, John (Author); Kemble, John Philip (Author); Gay, John (Author); Massinger, Philip (Author)
Signed Author By Mrs. Inchbald. Vol.1: By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; Vol. 2: By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; Vol. 3: By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; Vol. 4: By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; Vol. 5 By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare; By William Shakespeare, altered to the stage, with additions from Dryden and Davenant, by J.P. Kemble; By William Shakespeare, revised by J.P. Kemble; By Ben Jonson; Vol. 6: By Beaumont and Fletcher; By Beaumont and Fletcher; By Philip Massinger, Esq.; By Nathaniel Lee; By John Dryden; Vol. 7: By Thomas Southern; By Thomas Southern; By Ambrose Philips; By Aaron Hill, Esq.; By Henry Brooke, Esq.; Vol. 8: By George Farquhar, Esq.; By George Farquhar, Esq.; By George Farquhar, Esq.; By George Farquhar, Esq.; By Joseph Addison, Esq.; Vol. 9: By Sir John Vanbrugh; By Sir John Vanbrugh and C. Cibber, Esq.; By Colley Cibber, Esq.; By Colley Cibber, Esq.; By Colley Cibber, Esq.; Vol. 10: By Nicholas Rowe, Esq.; By Nicholas Rowe, Esq.; By Nicholas Rowe, Esq.; By Nicholas Rowe, Esq.; By John Hughes, Esq.; Vol. 11: By Mrs. Centlivre; By Mrs. Centlivre; By Mrs. Centlivre; By George Lillo; By George Lillo; Vol. 12: By Thomas Otway; By Thomas Otway; By Sir Richard Steele; By Edward Young, L.L.D.; By John Gay; Vol. 13: By William Congreve, Esq.; By William Congreve; By the Rev. Mr. Miller; By James Thomson; By Dr. Hoadly; Vol. 14: By Charles Macklin; By Edward Moore; By Edward Moore; By William Whitehead, Esq.; By William Shirley, Esq.; Vol. 15: By Doctor Brown; By Arthur Murphy, Esq.; By Arthur Murphy, Esq.; By Arthur Murphy, Esq.; By Arthur Murphy, Esq.; Vol 16: Altered from Wycherley's Country Wife, by David Garrick, Esq.; By George Colman, Esq.; By G. Colman and D. Garrick, Esq.; By Hall Hartson, Esq.; By Mr. Home; Vol. 17: By Dr. Goldsmith; By Dr. Goldsmith; By Isaac Bickerstaff; By Isaac Bickerstaff; By Isaac Bickerstaff; Vol. 18: By Richard Cumberland, Esq.; By Richard Cumberland, Esq.; By Richard Cumberland, Esq.; By Richard Cumberland, Esq.; By Richard Cumberland, Esq.; Vol. 19: By Dr. Franklin; By Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq.; By Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq.; By Mrs. Cowley; By Mrs. Cowley; Vol. 20: By Frederick Reynolds; By Robert Jephson, Esq.; By George Colman, the Younger; By George Colman, the Younger; By George Colman, the Younger; Vol. 21: By George Colman, the Younger; By George Colman, the Younger; By George Colman, the Younger; By George Colman, the Younger; By George Colman, the Younger; Vol. 22: By John O'Keeffe, Esq.; By John O'Keeffe, Esq.; By Jon O'Keeffe, Esq.; By General Burgoyne; By Henry Jones; Vol. 23 unavailable; Vol. 24 Unavailable; Vol. 25: By Thomas Morton, Esq.; By Thomas Morton, Esq.; By Thomas Morton, Esq.; By Thomas Morton, Esq.; By John Tobin, Esq.
Pseudonym
Firms Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 25
Pagination 25
Date of Publication 1808
Edition Statement 1
Edition Number 1
Date of First Publication 1808
Imprint Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme
Copyright Statement
Colophon
Location of Printing London GB
Format octodecimo (18mo)
Length (cm) 16
Width (cm) 10
Price (pound)
Price (shilling)
Price (pence)
Total Price (in pence)
Non-UK Price
Genre Drama
Sources Orlando 104691
Jackson Bibliography (#23003)
British Library 1345.a.1-25.
Shelfmarks BL 1345.a.1–25
Notes According to Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme catalogue of Dec. 1, 1808 ["Modern Publications and new editions of Valuable Standard Works" price is as follows: 6l.16s. 6d. in boards; or on fine paper, with portraits and proof impressions of the plates, 13l. in boards. Plays may be purchased separately for 1s each. Plays written by women: Vol. 11: The Busy Body; a Comedy, in five acts; by Mrs. Centlivre Vol. 11: A Bold Stroke for a Wife; a Comedy, in five acts; by Mrs. Centlivre Vol. 11: The Wonder! A Woman Keeps a Secret; a Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Inchbald Vol. 19: The Belle's Stratagem; a Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Cowley Vol. 19: A Bold Stroke for a Husband; a Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Cowley Vol. 23: Such Things Are: A Play, in five acts, by Mrs. Inchbald Vol. 23: Every One Has His Fault; A Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Inchbald Vol. 23: Wives as They Were, and Maids as They Are; a Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Inchbald Vol. 23: Lovers' Vows; a Play, in five acts; altered from the German of Kotzebue, by Mrs. Inchbald Vol. 23: To Marry, or Not to Marry; a Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Inchbald
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Bibliographic Entry

Baillie, Joanna, Hannah Cowley, John O'Keeffe, William Shakespeare, John Hughes, Susanna Centlivre, Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Steele, Henry Brooke, John Tobin, Richard Cumberland, David Garrick, Arthur Murphy, Robert Jephson, George (. y. Colman, John Dryden, Frederick Reynolds, Thomas Morton, Richard B. Sheridan, Ben Jonson, Nathaniel Lee, William Congreve, Nicholas Rowe, John Home, Joseph Addison, William Whitehead, Ambrose Philips, Henry Jones, Isaac Bickerstaff, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, Colley Cibber, Edward Young, Thomas Otway, William Shirley, George Farquhar, James Thomson, George Lillo, John Vanbrugh, Hall Hartson, Thomas Southerne, Aaron Hill, James Miller, Benjamin Hoadly, Edward Moore, Charles Macklin, John Burgoyne, John P. Kemble, John Gay, and Philip Massinger. 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. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808.

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Recommended Citation

Baillie, Joanna, Cowley, Hannah, O'Keeffe, John, Shakespeare, William, Hughes, John, Centlivre, Susanna, Goldsmith, Oliver, Steele, Richard, Brooke, Henry, Tobin, John, Cumberland, Richard, Garrick, David, Murphy, Arthur, Jephson, Robert, Colman, George (the younger), Dryden, John, Reynolds, Frederick, Morton, Thomas, Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, Jonson, Ben, Lee, Nathaniel, Congreve, William, Rowe, Nicholas, Home, John, Addison, Joseph, Whitehead, William, Philips, Ambrose, Jones, Henry, Bickerstaff, Isaac, Beaumont, Francis, Fletcher, John, Cibber, Colley, Young, Edward, Otway, Thomas, Shirley, William, Farquhar, George, Thomson, James, Lillo, George, Vanbrugh, John, Hartson, Hall, Southerne, Thomas, Hill, Aaron, Miller, James, Hoadly, Benjamin, Moore, Edward, Macklin, Charles, Burgoyne, John, Kemble, John Philip, Gay, John, Massinger, Philip. "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." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 1240 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/1240. Accessed 2020-12-02.

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