Author [Betterton, Thomas]
Title The History of the English Stage, from the Restauration to the Present Time. Including the Lives, Characters and Amours, of the most eminent Actors and Actresses
Publishing Location London
Year 1741
Publisher Printed for E. Curll
Edition I
Number of Pages in-8, 167
Publishing Country GBR
Publishing Language ENG
Notes

COMPLETE TITLE: The History of the English Stage, from the Restauration to the Present Time. Including the Lives, Characters and Amours, of the most eminent Actors and Actresses. With Instructions for Public Speaking; wherein The Action and Utterance of the Bar, Stage, and Pulpit are distinctly considered. By Mr. Thomas Betterton. Adorned with Cuts
AUTHOR:
Attributed to William Oldys and Edmund Curll (Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature; Dictionary of National Biography).

The volume includes: Memoirs of Mrs. Anne Oldfield, 80 page reduction, attributed to William Oldys by the editors of the Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, of the text by William Egerton, Faithful Memoirs of the Life, Amours, and Performances of the justly celebrated, and most eminent Actress of her Time Mrs Anne Oldfield. Interspersed with several other Dramatical Memoirs (London, 1731).

LATER EDITIONS:
The History of the English Stage, from the Restauration to the Present Time. Including the Lives, Characters and Amours, of the most eminent Actors and Actresses. With Instructions for Public Speaking; wherein the Action and Utterance of the Bar, Stage, and Pulpit are distinctly considered. By Thomas Betterton. Revised, with additional notes, by Charles L. Coles, Boston, Printed by William S. & Henry Spear, 1814.


 

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