A select collection of English plays.

Edinburgh : Printed for G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, 1755.
6 v. ; 16 cm. (8vo)

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English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700.
Place of Publication:
Scotland Edinburgh.
Vol. 1. Rowe, N. The tragedy of Lady Jane Gray
Rowe, N. The tragedy of Jane Shore
Steele, R. The conscious lovers
Congreve, W. Love for love
v. 2. Congreve, W. The mourning bride
Hill, H. Alzira, or, Spanish insult repented
Farquhar, G. The beaux stratagem
Hoadly, Dr. The suspicious husband
v. 3. Philips. Mr. The distress'd mother
Rowe, N. The fair penitent
Vanburgh, J. and Cibber, C. The provok'd husband, or, A journey to London
Cibber, C. The careless husband
v. 4. Addison, J. Cato
Otway, T. The orphan, or, The unhappy marriage
Steele, R. The funeral, or, Grief a-la-mode
Villiers, G. The rehearsal
v. 5. Thomson, J. Tancred and Sigismunda
Mason, W. Elfrida
Congreve, W. The way of the world
Gay, J. The beggar's opera
v. 6. Otway, T. Venice preserv'd, or, A plot discover'd
Rowe, N. Tamerlane
Ramsay, A. The gentle shepherd
Addison, J. The drummer, or, The haunted-house.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Penn Provenance:
Hunter, Robert, of Thurston (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
ESTC T121747.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718. Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray.
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718. Tragedy of Jane Shore.
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718. Fair penitent.
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718. Tamerlane.
Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729. Conscious lovers.
Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729. Funeral.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Love for love.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Mourning bride.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Way of the world.
Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750. Alzira.
Farquhar, George, 1677?-1707. Beaux' stratagem.
Hoadly, Dr. (Benjamin), 1706-1757. Suspicious husband.
Philips, Ambrose, 1674-1749. Distrest mother.
Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1726. Provok'd husband.
Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757. Careless husband.
Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719. Cato.
Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719. Drummer.
Otway, Thomas, 1652-1685. Orphan.
Otway, Thomas, 1652-1685. Venice preserv'd.
Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628. Rehearsal.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Tancred and Sigismunda.
Mason, William, 1725-1797. Elfrida.
Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758. Gentle sheperd.
Gay, John, 1685-1732. Beggar's opera.