ID 8281
Title The Midnight Hour; or, War of Wits. A Farce, in two acts. Translated from the French. "Ruse Contre Ruse; ou, La Guerre Ouverte." Represented seventy successive nights at Paris. And now performing with universal applause.
Contributors Inchbald, Elizabeth (Translator); Chamberlaine, Hannah (Publisher)
Signed Author Anonymous
Pseudonym
Firms Patrick Wogan [23 Old Bridge] (Publisher); James Moore [Dublin] (Publisher); Harriet Colbert [136 Capel Street] (Publisher); William Watson I (Publisher); Richard Moncrieffe [16 Capel Street] (Publisher); William McKenzie [Dame Street] (Publisher); Robert Marchbank [Dame Street] (Publisher); George Perrin [10 Castle Street] (Publisher); George Burnet [Abbey Street] (Publisher); Thomas Wilkinson (I) (Publisher); William Wilson [6 Dame Street] [1763–66; 1768–95] (Publisher); William Gilbert [26 South Great George's Street] (Publisher); William Sleater I [North Strand] (Publisher); Patrick Byrne I [College Green] (Publisher); Richard Lewis [Capel Street] (Publisher); Bernard Dornin [College Green] (Publisher); Hannah Chamberlaine (Publisher); William Porter [Skinner Row] (Publisher); Peter Cooney [Dublin] (Publisher); John Halpen (also Halpin) [Henry Street] (Publisher); William Colles [17 New Buildings, Dame Street] (Publisher); Luke White [Dame Street] (Publisher); John Jones [Grafton Street] (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 1
Pagination [2], 6, [1], 4-41, [1]
Date of Publication 1787
Edition Statement 1st Irish
Edition Number 1
Date of First Publication 1787
Imprint Printed For Messrs. Burnett, Gilbert, Colles. W. Watson, Moncrieffe, Wilkinson, Wilson, Chamberlaine, Wogan, White, Byrne, Colbert, Perin, M’kenzie, Marchbank, Sleater, W. Porter, Moore, Cooney, Halpin, Lewis, Jones, And Dornin
Colophon
Copyright Statement
Location of Printing Dublin IE
Format duodecimo (12mo)
Length (cm)
Width (cm)
Price (pound)
Price (shilling)
Price (pence)
Total Price (in pence)
Non-UK Price
Genre Drama
Sources Chawton House Library 3499
ECCO (#CW113019637)
Shelfmarks CHL 3499
Notes Adapted by Elizabeth Inchbald from 'Guerre ouverte' by Antoine Jean Bourlin. With a half-title.
Hand-Verified Yes
Verified Yes
Attempted Verification No

Bibliographic Entry

The Midnight Hour; or, War of Wits. A Farce, in two acts. Translated from the French. "Ruse Contre Ruse; ou, La Guerre Ouverte." Represented seventy successive nights at Paris. And now performing with universal applause. Dublin: Patrick Wogan [23 Old Bridge], James Moore [Dublin], Harriet Colbert [136 Capel Street], William Watson I, Richard Moncrieffe [16 Capel Street], William McKenzie [Dame Street], Robert Marchbank [Dame Street], George Perrin [10 Castle Street], George Burnet [Abbey Street], Thomas Wilkinson (I), William Wilson [6 Dame Street] [1763–66; 1768–95], William Gilbert [26 South Great George's Street], William Sleater I [North Strand], Patrick Byrne I [College Green], Richard Lewis [Capel Street], Bernard Dornin [College Green], Hannah Chamberlaine, William Porter [Skinner Row], Peter Cooney [Dublin], John Halpen (also Halpin) [Henry Street], William Colles [17 New Buildings, Dame Street], Luke White [Dame Street], John Jones [Grafton Street], 1787.

(1787). The midnight hour; or, war of wits. a farce, in two acts. translated from the french. "ruse contre ruse; ou, la guerre ouverte." represented seventy successive nights at paris. and now performing with universal applause. Dublin: Patrick Wogan [23 Old Bridge] James Moore [Dublin] Harriet Colbert [136 Capel Street] William Watson I. Richard Moncrieffe [16 Capel Street] William McKenzie [Dame Street] Robert Marchbank [Dame Street] George Perrin [10 Castle Street] George Burnet [Abbey Street] Thomas Wilkinson (I) William Wilson [6 Dame Street] [1763–66; 1768–95] William Gilbert [26 South Great George's Street] William Sleater I [North Strand] Patrick Byrne I [College Green] Richard Lewis [Capel Street] Bernard Dornin [College Green] Hannah Chamberlaine. William Porter [Skinner Row] Peter Cooney [Dublin] John Halpen (also Halpin) [Henry Street] William Colles [17 New Buildings, Dame Street] Luke White [Dame Street] John Jones [Grafton Street]

The Midnight Hour; or, War of Wits. A Farce, in two acts. Translated from the French. "Ruse Contre Ruse; ou, La Guerre Ouverte." Represented seventy successive nights at Paris. And now performing with universal applause. Dublin: Patrick Wogan [23 Old Bridge], James Moore [Dublin], Harriet Colbert [136 Capel Street], William Watson I, Richard Moncrieffe [16 Capel Street], William McKenzie [Dame Street], Robert Marchbank [Dame Street], George Perrin [10 Castle Street], George Burnet [Abbey Street], Thomas Wilkinson (I), William Wilson [6 Dame Street] [1763–66; 1768–95], William Gilbert [26 South Great George's Street], William Sleater I [North Strand], Patrick Byrne I [College Green], Richard Lewis [Capel Street], Bernard Dornin [College Green], Hannah Chamberlaine, William Porter [Skinner Row], Peter Cooney [Dublin], John Halpen (also Halpin) [Henry Street], William Colles [17 New Buildings, Dame Street], Luke White [Dame Street], John Jones [Grafton Street], 1787.

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Recommended Citation

. "The Midnight Hour; or, War of Wits. A Farce, in two acts. Translated from the French. "Ruse Contre Ruse; ou, La Guerre Ouverte." Represented seventy successive nights at Paris. And now performing with universal applause." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 8281 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/8281. Accessed 2021-08-02.

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