Place and Imprint: Mostly London, various imprints and dates, 1750-1800.
Edition: First editions, with a few exceptions.
Condition: The majority of the plays have been disbound and many retain remnants of leather spines.
Book ID: 28292
Physical DescriptionApproximately 150 volumes, all 8vo, all disbound except for 30 in bound volumes.
CommentsA fine representative collection of published plays from the London stage, 1750 to 1800, including works by several playwrights who remain well known and others who have been relegated by time and fashion to theatrical by-paths, viz: Miles Peters Andrews, John Burgoyne, Susannah Cibber, the two George Colmans, Henry Seymour Conway, Hannah Cowley, Richard Cumberland, Charles Dibdin, Thomas Dibdin, Samuel Foote, David Garrick, Elizabeth Griffith, Thomas Holcroft, Elizabeth Inchbald, Charles Kemble, Edward Moore, Arthur Murphy, Frederick Reynolds, Frances Sheridan, George Alexander Stevens, et al. A complete list with bibliographical details is available via pdf on our website on the catalogues page.