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The Ancient British drama ...

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The Ancient British drama ...
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London : Printed for W. Miller, by J. Ballantyne and Co., 1810.

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v. 1-6TextPermit needed *Pforz BT (Shelley, P. B.) 01 v. 1-6Schwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319
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3 v. (v. I: xi, 595 p.; v. II: 614 p.; v. III: 598, [2] p.); 25 cm.
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Note
  • 8vo in fours: v. I: []², b⁴, A-4E⁴, 4F²; v. II: A-4H⁴ [last, blank]; v. III: A-4F⁴.
  • Vol. III printed by James Moyes.
  • Publisher's advts., v. III, last leaf.
  • Title vignettes.
  • "Intended to form, with The British drama, and Shakespeare, a complete and uniform collection, in ten volumes, of the best English plays ... The ground-work of the present collection is the excellent selection known by the name of Dodsley's Old plays."--Pref.
  • Has been ascribed to Sir Walter Scott. cf. Lowndes. The bibliographer's manual; Margaret Ball. Sir Walter Scott as a critic of literature, p. 52, 151-152.
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  • Restricted access;
Call Number
NCO (Ancient British drama)
LCCN
41040293
Title
The Ancient British drama ...
Imprint
London : Printed for W. Miller, by J. Ballantyne and Co., 1810.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Local Note
Pforzheimer copy : In 6 volumes. Provenance : Percy and Mary Shelley, George Tighe. With Tighe's signatures, and "P. B. Shelley" in ink, probably in Tighe's hand ; annotations and a drawing in unkown hands, some possibly by Shelley (S'ANA 0890). Binding : Stormont boards, buckram backs, traces of paper labels, once covered over with drab paper now in part worn away ; on vol. I, part 1 : "PBS" in ink ; untrimmed. [Cini] shelf labels ; Sotheby's, 11/10/65.
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Dodsley, Robert, 1704-1764. Select collection of old plays.
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832. Editor
Miller, William. Publisher
Moyes, James, -1838. Publisher
James Ballantyne and Co. Publisher
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Former owner
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822. Former owner
Tighe, George William, 1776-1837. Annotator
Bancroft Collection.
Research Call Number
NCO (Ancient British drama)
*Pforz BT (Shelley, P. B.) 01
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