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New theatrical dictionary

New theatrical dictionary

containing an account of all the dramatic pieces that have appeared from the commencement of theatrical exhibitions to the present time : together with their dates when written or printed, where acted, and occasional remarks on their merits and success : to which is added, an alphabetical catalogue of dramatic writers ... and also a short sketch of the rise and progress of the English stage.

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Published by Printed for S. Bladon ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Dictionaries,
  • Theater -- England -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Anonymous. Sometimes attributed to Richard Johnson. Cf. Arnott & Robinson, English theatrical literature 1559-1900, no. 40.

    ContributionsJohnson, R. 1733 or 4-1793.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 400 p.
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15384804M

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