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Item:273967244141British TheatreCollection of Plays incomplete set Printed under the Authority of the Manager from the Prompt Book With Remarks by Mrs Inchbald. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Paternoster Row, London.William Savage, Printer, London Approximate year of publishing 1808 17 Volumes of a 25 Volume Setincludes volumes 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22 Hand stamped gold title and details on spines, leather bound spine and corners.Marbled paper on hard board covers. Some damage by moisture and insects to pages. Scuffs on covers. All pages (except one loose page in Volume 18) spines, covers and binding still in tact. Size of each bookLength 16cm Width 10.5cmDepth 3cm Each book contains several plays with remarks by Mrs. Inchbald about each. Each volume features an engraving of a particular playwright. (see image of Mrs. Inchbald) as well as an engraving to illustrate the start of each play. British Theatre VOLUME 1 William Shakespeare: Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King John, King Richard III VOLUME 2 VOLUME 3 Beaumont & Fletcher: Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, Philip Massinger, Esq: The Chances, New Way to Pay Old Debts Nathaniel Lee: Rival Queens or The Death of Alexander the Great, John Dryen: All for Love or The World Well Lost VOLUME 4 William Shakespeare: King Lear, Cymbeline, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra VOLUME 5 VOLUME 6 Thomas Southern: Isabella, Oroonoko Ambrose Philips: Distressed Mother Aaron Hill, Esq.: Zara Henry Brooke Esq.: Gustavus Vasa or The Deliverer of his Country VOLUME 7 VOLUME 8 Sir John Van Brugh: Provoked Wife, Provoked Husband Colley Cibber Esq.: Love Makes a Man or Pop’s Fortune, She Wou’d and She Wou’d Not, Careless Husband VOLUME 9 Nicholas Rowe Esq.: Tamerlane, Fair Penitent, Jane Shore, Lady Jane Gray John Hughes, Esq.: Siege of Damascus VOLUME 10 Mrs. Centlivre: Busy Body, The Wonder A Woman Keeps a Secret, Bold Stroke for a Wife, George Lillo: George Barnwell, Fatal Curiosity VOLUME 11 William John Congreve Esq.: Love for Love, Mourning Bride The Rev. Mr. Miller: Mahomet James Thomson: Tancred and Sigismunda, Dr. Hoadly: Suspicious Husband VOLUME 12 Charles Macklin: Man of the World, Foundling Edward Moor: Gamester William Whitehead: Roman Father, Edward the Black Prince VOLUME 13 VOLUME 14 David Garrick, Esq.: The Country Girl George Colman, Esq.: The Jealous Wife G. Colman and D. Garrick, Esqs.: The Clandestine Marriage Hall Hartson, Esq.: The Countess of Salisbury Mr. Home: Douglas VOLUME 15 Dr. Oliver Goldsmith: Good Natured Man, She stoops to Conquer Isaac Bickerstaff: Love in a Village, Maid of the Mill, Lionel and Clarissa VOLUME 16 Richard Cumberland. Esq.: Brothers, The West Indian, The Jew, First Love, Wheel of Fortune VOLUME 17 Dr. Franklin: Earl of Warwick Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq.: The Rivals, The Duenna Mrs Cowley: Belle’s Stratagem, Bold Stroke for a Husband VOLUME 18 Frederick Reynolds: The Dramatist or Stop Him Who Can Robert Jephson Esq.: Count of Narbonne George Colman the younger: Inkle and Yarico, The Battle of Hexham or Days of Old, The Surrender of Calais VOLUME 19 John O’Keefe, Esq.: The Castle of Andelusia, Fontainbleau, Wild Oats General Burgoyne: The Heiress Henry Jones: The Earl of Essex VOLUME 20 Mrs. Inchbald: Such Things Are, Every One Has His Fault, Wives As They Were and Maids As They Are, Lovers’ Vows, To Marry or Not To Marry VOLUME 21 VOLUME 22 Thomas Morton, Esq.: The Way to Get Married, Cure for the Heart Ache, Speed The Plough, The School of Reform or How to Rule a Husband John Tobin, Esq.: The Honey Moon Although incomplete this is a beautiful collection in quite good condition considering age. No restoration as far as I can tell, still in original condition. Please review all photographs and details, feel free to ask any questions regarding this collection. Sold as a set only. Item will be packaged and posted with utmost care in archival wrapping. Cost of Postage will vary depending on location of buyer.Condition:Acceptable, Condition:17 of 25 volume set, Spines, covers, binding in tact. Some moisture and insect damage. Still quite good condition., Year Printed:1808, Binding:Leather, Hardcover, Region:Europe, Subject:British Theatre, Original/Facsimile:Original, Language:English, Publisher:Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, Special Attributes:Illustrated
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British Theatre, Collection of Plays 1808 London, Mrs Inchbald, leather, antique