ID 12819
Title The English Drama Purified: Being a Specimen of Select Plays, in which all the passages that have appeared to the editor to be objectionable in point of morality, are omitted or altered. With prefaces and notes. By James Plumptre, B.D. Fellow of Clark-Hall, Cambridge.
Contributors Brooke, Frances (Author); Goldsmith, Oliver (Author); Steele, Richard (Author); Garrick, David (Author); Pilon, Frederick (Author); Colman, George (the elder) (Author); Dodsley, Robert (Author); Rowe, Nicholas (Author); Home, John (Author); Bickerstaff, Isaac (Author); Cibber, Colley (Author); Lillo, George (Author); Vanbrugh, John (Author); Kelly, Hugh (Author); Moore, Edward (Author); Plumptre, James (Compiler)
Signed Author Written by Edward Moore; Written by Nicholas Rowe, Esq.; By George Lillo; By John Home; By Nicholas Rowe, Esq.; Written by Sir J. Vanbrugh, and Colley Cibber, Esq.; Written by Sir Richard Steele; Written by Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.; Written by Hugh Kelly; Written by George Colman, and David Garrick; Written by Isaac Bickerstaff; Written by Robert Dodsley; Written by Robert Dodsley; Written by Robert Dodsley; Written by Robert Dodsley; Written by Frederick Pilon; Written by Mrs. Brooke
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Firms Francis Hodson [Green Street] (Printer); John Hatchard [190 Piccadilly] (Bookseller); Francis, Charles and John Rivington (Bookseller); John Deighton [Cambridge, 1784–1786; 1796–?] (Bookseller); John Nicholson and Son (Bookseller)
Self-published No
Volumes 3
Pagination I 420; II 408; III 408
Date of Publication 1812
Edition Statement 1
Edition Number 1
Date of First Publication 1812
Imprint Printed by F. Hodson: and sold by F. C. and J. Rivington, No. 62, St. Paul's Church-yard, and J. Hatchard, No. 190, Piccadilly, London; and J. Deighton, and J. Nicholson and Son
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Location of Printing Cambridge GB
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Genre Drama
Sources Hathi Trust Digital Library (#https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005260826)
British Library W9/7887
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Notes Each play individual paginated with its own title page. Women-authored: Vol. 3: Mrs. Brooke
Hand-Verified Yes
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Bibliographic Entry

Brooke, Frances, Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Steele, David Garrick, Frederick Pilon, George (. e. Colman, Robert Dodsley, Nicholas Rowe, John Home, Isaac Bickerstaff, Colley Cibber, George Lillo, John Vanbrugh, Hugh Kelly, and Edward Moore. The English Drama Purified: Being a Specimen of Select Plays, in which all the passages that have appeared to the editor to be objectionable in point of morality, are omitted or altered. With prefaces and notes. By James Plumptre, B.D. Fellow of Clark-Hall, Cambridge. Cambridge: 1812.

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  year={1812},
  title={The English Drama Purified: Being a Specimen of Select Plays, in which all the passages that have appeared to the editor to be objectionable in point of morality, are omitted or altered. With prefaces and notes. By James Plumptre, B.D. Fellow of Clark-Hall, Cambridge.},
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Recommended Citation

Brooke, Frances, Goldsmith, Oliver, Steele, Richard, Garrick, David, Pilon, Frederick, Colman, George (the elder), Dodsley, Robert, Rowe, Nicholas, Home, John, Bickerstaff, Isaac, Cibber, Colley, Lillo, George, Vanbrugh, John, Kelly, Hugh, Moore, Edward. "The English Drama Purified: Being a Specimen of Select Plays, in which all the passages that have appeared to the editor to be objectionable in point of morality, are omitted or altered. With prefaces and notes. By James Plumptre, B.D. Fellow of Clark-Hall, Cambridge." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 12819 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/12819. Accessed 2021-05-09.

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