ID 13416
Title A collection of the most esteemed farces and entertainments performed on the British stage. A new edition.
Contributors Shakespeare, William (Author); Cibber, Susannah Maria Arne (Author); Centlivre, Susanna (Author); Hawkesworth, John (Author); Garrick, David (Author); Milton, John (Author); Murphy, Arthur (Author); Colman, George (the elder) (Author); Dodsley, Robert (Author); Whitehead, William (Author); Fielding, Henry (Author); Bickerstaff, Isaac (Author); Cibber, Colley (Author); Villiers, George (Author); Kelly, Hugh (Author); Foote, Samuel (Author); Dibdin, Charles (Author); Jackman, Isaac (Author); Reed, Joseph (Author); Ravenscroft, Edward (Author); O'Hara, Kane (Author); Gay, John (Author)
Signed Author Vol. 1: By David Garrick, Esq.; By Mr. Murphy; By Mr. Ravenscroft; Altered from Shakespeare's Winter's Tale; By David Garrick, Esq.; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; By Mr. Murphy; By David Garrick, Esq.; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; By George Coleman, Esq.; Anonymous; By Moses Mendez, Esq.; By David Garrick, Esq.; Vol. 2: By Samuel Foote, Esq.; By Dr. Smollet; By Charles Coffey, Esq.; By David Garrick, Esq.; By Henry Fielding, Esq.; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; From the Devin de Village of Rousseau, by Dr. Charles Burney; By Mr. Murphy; By Mr. Isaac Bickerstaff; By Mr. Henry Carey; By David Garrick, Esq.; By Henry Fielding, Esq.; By George Coleman, Esq.; By Kane O'Hara, Esq.; Vol. 3: By Arthur Murphy, Esq.; By Mr. Robert Dodsley; By Kane O'Hara, Esq.; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; By Henry Fielding, Esq.: By George Coleman, Esq.; By Mr. Thomas Southern; By Mr. Samuel Foote, Esq.; By Mr. Robert Dodsley; By Mr. Isaac Bickerstaff; By David Garrick, Esq.; By Joseph Reed; Altered from David Garrick, Esq.; Vol. 4: Altered from Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, by Mr. Woods; By C. Dibdin; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; By Dr. Hawkesworth; By the Rev. Henry Bate; By Arthur Murphy, Esq.; By David Garrick,Esq.; Altered from Milton; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; By Mr. Jackman; By Mr. Henry Carey; By Colley Cibber, Esq.; By a gentleman of Cambridge; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; Vol. 5: By David Garrick, Esq.; By Mr. Gay; By H. Carey, Esq.; By Samuel Foote, Esq.; Anonymous; Translated from Moliere's Malade Imaginaire, by Isaac Bickerstaff, and some new scenes by Mr. Samuel Foote; By C. Coffey, Esq.; Anonymous; By Colley Cibber, Esq.; By Arthur Murphy, Esq.; By Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq.; By Hugh Kelly, Esq.; Altered from Moliere and Betterton's Wanton Wife; Altered from The Oracle of Monsieur de Foix and Mrs. Cibber, by Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq.; Vol. : By Samuel Foote, Esq.; After the manner of the Italian, by Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq.; By William O'Brien, Esq.; By Charles Dibdin, Esq.; By William Whitehead, Esq.; By David Garrick, Esq.; By David Garrick, Esq.; From Mrs. Centliver's Man Bewitched, or, The Devil to do About Her; By Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq.; By Dr. Arne; Altered from Love in the City, by Mr. Bickerstaff; Altered into an afterpiece of two acts, by a gentleman of the Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh; Anonymous; By David Garrick, Esq.; By Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq.; By the Duke of Buckingham, altered into an afterpiece of three acts, by Mr. Richard Wilson of the Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh
Pseudonym
Firms Charles Elliot [Edin] (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 6
Pagination
Date of Publication 1786
Edition Statement
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Date of First Publication
Imprint Printed for C. Elliot, Parliament Square
Copyright Statement
Colophon
Location of Printing Edinburgh GB
Format duodecimo (12mo)
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Genre Drama
Sources British Library 1344.c.6-11.
Shelfmarks BL 1344.c.6-11.
Notes Volumes published 1786 to 1788. Women's contributions: Vol. 5: Daphne and Amintor, a comic opera. Altered from The Oracle of Monsieur de Foix and Mrs. Cibber by Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq. Vol. 6: The Ghost, in two acts. From Mrs. Centliver's Man Bewitched, or, The Devil to do About Her
Hand-Verified Yes
Attempted Verification No
Verified Yes

Bibliographic Entry

Shakespeare, William, Susannah M. A. Cibber, Susanna Centlivre, John Hawkesworth, David Garrick, John Milton, Arthur Murphy, George (. e. Colman, Robert Dodsley, William Whitehead, Henry Fielding, Isaac Bickerstaff, Colley Cibber, George Villiers, Hugh Kelly, Samuel Foote, Charles Dibdin, Isaac Jackman, Joseph Reed, Edward Ravenscroft, Kane O'Hara, and John Gay. A collection of the most esteemed farces and entertainments performed on the British stage. A new edition. Edinburgh: Charles Elliot [Edin], 1786.

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  year={1786},
  title={A collection of the most esteemed farces and entertainments performed on the British stage. A new edition.},
  publisher={Charles Elliot [Edin]},
  address={Edinburgh},    }

Recommended Citation

Shakespeare, William, Cibber, Susannah Maria Arne, Centlivre, Susanna, Hawkesworth, John, Garrick, David, Milton, John, Murphy, Arthur, Colman, George (the elder), Dodsley, Robert, Whitehead, William, Fielding, Henry, Bickerstaff, Isaac, Cibber, Colley, Villiers, George, Kelly, Hugh, Foote, Samuel, Dibdin, Charles, Jackman, Isaac, Reed, Joseph, Ravenscroft, Edward, O'Hara, Kane, Gay, John. "A collection of the most esteemed farces and entertainments performed on the British stage. A new edition." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 13416 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/13416. Accessed 2020-10-29.

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