The Resource The companion to the play-house, or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland : from the commencement of our theatrical exhibitions, down to the present year 1764 : composed in the form of a dictionary ... in two volumes ..

The companion to the play-house, or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland : from the commencement of our theatrical exhibitions, down to the present year 1764 : composed in the form of a dictionary ... in two volumes ..

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The companion to the play-house, or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland : from the commencement of our theatrical exhibitions, down to the present year 1764 : composed in the form of a dictionary ... in two volumes ..
Title
The companion to the play-house, or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland
Title remainder
from the commencement of our theatrical exhibitions, down to the present year 1764 : composed in the form of a dictionary ... in two volumes ..
Title variation
  • Historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland
  • Biographia dramatica
  • Mullin collection
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Language
eng
Dewey number
792.0942016
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN 1625
LC item number
B16 1764
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The companion to the play-house, or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland : from the commencement of our theatrical exhibitions, down to the present year 1764 : composed in the form of a dictionary ... in two volumes ..
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Manufacture
Note
  • By David Erskine Baker--Cf. Halkett and Laing (2nd ed.)
  • Later editions published under title: Biographia dramatica
  • Errata: v. 1, last p. at end
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vol. I. Contains, a critical and historical account of every tragedy, comedy, farce, &c. in the English language. The respective merits of each piece ; and of the actors who performed the principal characters, are particularly examined and pointed out -- Vol. II. Contains, the lives and productions of every dramatic writer for the English or Irish theatres, including not only all memoirs that have been formerly written, but also a great number of new lives and curious anecdotes never before communicated to the public. Also the lives of our most celebrated actors, who were likewise authors of any theatrical composition from Shakespeare and Johnson, down to the present times
Dimensions
18 cm (12mo)
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 7910187
  • 923497
Label
The companion to the play-house, or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland : from the commencement of our theatrical exhibitions, down to the present year 1764 : composed in the form of a dictionary ... in two volumes ..
Manufacture
Note
  • By David Erskine Baker--Cf. Halkett and Laing (2nd ed.)
  • Later editions published under title: Biographia dramatica
  • Errata: v. 1, last p. at end
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vol. I. Contains, a critical and historical account of every tragedy, comedy, farce, &c. in the English language. The respective merits of each piece ; and of the actors who performed the principal characters, are particularly examined and pointed out -- Vol. II. Contains, the lives and productions of every dramatic writer for the English or Irish theatres, including not only all memoirs that have been formerly written, but also a great number of new lives and curious anecdotes never before communicated to the public. Also the lives of our most celebrated actors, who were likewise authors of any theatrical composition from Shakespeare and Johnson, down to the present times
Dimensions
18 cm (12mo)
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 7910187
  • 923497

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