Author Chetwood, William Rufus
Title A General History of the Stage
Publishing Location London
Year 1749
Publisher W. Owen
Edition I
Number of Pages in-12, 256
Publishing Country GBR
Publishing Language ENG

COMPLETE TITLE: A General History of the Stage, From its Origin in Greece down to the present Time. With the Memoirs of most of the principal Performers that have appeared on the English and Irish Stage for these last Fifty Years. With Notes, Antient, Modern, Foreign, Domestic, Serious, Comic, Moral, Merry, Historical, and Geographical, containing many Theatrical Anecdotes; also several Pieces of Poetry, never before published. Collected and Digested by W. R. Chetwood, Twenty Years Prompter to his Majesty's Company of Comedians at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, London

The text was published in the same year in Dublin: Dublin, printed by E. Rider in George's Lane, for the Author, and sold by Messieurs Ewing, Wilson, Esdall, and James, Booksellers in Dublin, and Mr. Sullivan in Cork, 1749.

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