An apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber,
written by himself. A new ed. with notes and supplement by Robert W. Lowe; with twenty-six original mezzotint portraits by R. B. Parkes, and eighteen etchings by Adolphe Lalouze. In two volumes.
|Main Author:||Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757.|
|Related Names:||Aston, Tony approximately 1682-approximately 1753., Wright, James 1643-1713., Lowe, Robert William 1853-1902, ed.|
New York, AMS Press, 1966.
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English drama > English drama / History and criticism.
Reprint of the 1889 ed. published by John C. Nimmo, London.
With reproductions of original title-pages.
"Memoirs of the actors and actresses mentioned by Cibber, taken from E.Bellchamber's edition of the 'Apology,' 1822 [perhaps by J.H. Burn]": v.2, p.-371.
With reprints of two rare tracts: Wright's "Historia histrionica, 1699" (v.l, p.[xix]-li) and Aston's "Brief supplement to Colley Cibber...Lives of the late famous actors and actresses" (v.2, p.-318)
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