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Author Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757.

Title An apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber [microform] / written by himself ; a new edition with notes and supplement by Robert W. Lowe ; with twenty-six original mezzotint portraits by R.B. Parkes, and eighteen etchings by Adolphe Lalauze ...

Imprint London : J.C. Nimmo, 1889.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 20818    ---  Available
Description 2 v. : ill., ports.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 20818
Note With reprints of two rare tracts: Wright's "Historia histrionica, 1699" (v. 1, p. [xix]-li) and Aston's "Brief supplement to Colley Cibber ... Lives of the late famous actors and actresses" (v. 2, p. [297]-318)
"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. [319]-371.
With reproductions of original title-pages.
"510 copies printed on this fine deckle-edge demy 8vo paper for England and America, with the portraits as India proofs after letters. No. 290."
Bibliography Bibliography: v. 2, p. 286-296.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1970. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 20818)
Note s 1970 ilu n
Subject English drama -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Great Britain -- History.
Actors -- England.
Actors -- England -- Portraits.
Added Author Lowe, Robert William, 1853-1902
Wright, James, 1643-1713.
Aston, Tony, approximately 1682-approximately 1753.
Parkes, Robert Bowyer, active 1867-1883.
Lalauze, Adolphe, 1838-1906.

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