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The Theatre / by Richard Steele ; to which are added, The Anti-theatre ; The character of Sir John Edgar ; Steele's case with the Lord Chamberlain ; The Crisis of property, with the sequel ; Two pasquins, &c. &c. ; with literary and historical anecdotes by John Nichols.

Publication:
London : Printed by and for the editor, and sold by G.G.J. and J. Robinson ..., J. Walter ..., and C. Dilly ..., 1791.
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Book
2 v. ([616] p.) ; 21 cm. (8vo)
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Subjects:
Theater -- Periodicals.
Theater -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Theater -- Great Britain -- History.
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements -- England -- London -- 18th century.
Notes:
Collective half title with vignette to v. 1.
The Theatre originally published semiweekly, Jan. 2-Apr. 5, 1720, in 28 issues; The Anti-theatre originally published Feb. 15-Apr. 4, 1720, in 15 issues. Cf. Arnott, J.F. Engl. theatrical lit., 4068 & 4072.
Pagination differs slightly from description in Arnott: Vol. 1: vii, [1], 314 p.; v. 2: iv, 315-615, [1] p.
Advertisement on p. [616].
Local notes:
Bound in 1 vol.
Penn Provenance:
Forrest, Edwin, Estate of (Donor)
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872 (Autograph)
Penn Chronology:
1791
Cited in:
Arnott, J.F. Engl. theatrical lit., 4069
ESTC T102254
Contributor:
Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729.
Nichols, John, 1745-1826.
Contains:
Falstaffe, John, Sir. Anti-theatre. 1791.
OCLC:
187443747