A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the British Stage. Vols. II - VI


A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the British Stage. Vols. II - VI

FOOTE, Samuel, et al

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Contains: The Mayor of Garratt by Samuel Foote; The Reprisal, Or The Tars of Old England by Tobias Smollet; The Devil to Pay by Charles Coffey; The Lying Valet by David Garrick; The Virgin Unmasked by Henry Fielding; The Lyar by Samuel Foote; The Cunning Man by Charles Burney; The Old Maid by Mr. Murphy; Thomas and Sally by Isaac Bickerstaff (Richard Steele); Chrononhotonthologos by Henry Carey; Neck or Nothing by David Garrick; The Lottery by Henry Fielding; The Musical Lady by George Coleman; Midas by Kane O'Hara; The Citizen by Arthur Murphy; The Toy-Shop by Mr. Dodsley; The Golden Pippin by Kane O'Hara; The Englishman in Paris by Samuel Foote; The Englishman Retirn'd from Paris by Foote; The Intriguing Chambermaid by Henry Fielding; Polly Honeycombe by George Coleman; Captain O'Blunder by Thomas Sheridan; The Author by Samuel Foote; The Miller of Mansfield by Mr. Dodsley; The Padlock by Isaac Bickerstaff; Catharine and Petruchio by David Garrick; The Register-Office by Joseph Reed; Cymon altered from Mr. Garrick; The Twins, or Which is Which? by Mr. Woods; The Deserter by C. Dibdin; The Commissary by Samuel Foote; Edgar and Emmeline by Dr. Hawkesworth; The Rival Candidates by Dr. Bate; Three Weeks After Marriage by Arthur Murphy; Bon Ton or High Life above Stairs by David Garrick; Comus altered from Milton by Mr. Colman; The Orators by Samuel Foote; All The World's A Stage by Mr. Jackman; The Contrivances by Harry Carey; Flora or Hob in the Well by Colly Cibber; The Spirit of Contradiction by a Gentleman of Cambridge; The Patron by Samuel Foote; Bucks, Have At Ye All by David Garrick; The Irish Widow by David Garrick; The What Dy'e Call It by John Gay; Dragon of Whatley by H. Carey; The Minor by Samuel Foote; Trick Upon Trick; Dr. Last in His Chariot by Isaac Bickerstaff; The Boarding School by C. Coffey; Duke and No Duke; Damon and Phillida by Colley Cibber; The Desert Island by Arthur Murphy; He Would if He Could by Isaac Bickerstaff; The Romance of an Hour by Hugh Kelly; Barnaby Brittle altered from Moliere; Daphne and Aminor by Bickerstaff; The Lame Lover by Samuel Foote; The Ephesian Matron by Bickerstaff; Cross Purposes by William O'Brien; The Waterman by Charles Dibdin; A Trip to Scotland by William Whitehead; May-Day by David Garrick; The Theatrical Candidates by Garrick; The Absent Man by Bickerstaff; The Cooper by Dr. Arne; The Romp by Bickerstaff; The Maid of the Oaks; Amintas; Lilliput by Garrick; The recruiting Serjeant by Bickerstaff; The Rehearsal by the Duke of Buckingham.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: C. Elliot
  • Edition: New edition
  • Date Published: 1786-88
  • Place Published: Edinburgh
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    5 vols.: 365, [2]; 403; 392; 380; 366 p. 18 cm. Leather. Spines worn with one label missing and the others chipped. Spine ends a little chipped and corners worn. Small reference labels on front pastedowns.

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