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An account of the English dramatick poets. Or, some observations and remarks on the lives and writings, of all those that have publish'd either comedies, tragedies, tragi-comedies, pastorals, masques, interludes, farces, or opera's in the English tongue. By Gerard Langbaine.

  • Author

    Langbaine, Gerard

  • Date published

    1691

  • Publisher

    Oxford : printed by L[eonard]. L[ichfield] for George West, and Henry Clements, an. Dom. 1691.

  • Subject

    English drama Bio-bibliography Early works to 1800

    Opera Bio-bibliography Early works to 1800

    Theater England Early works to 1800

General note: An edition of: Langbaine, Gerard. New catalogue of English plays, an unauthorized ed. of which had appeared a month earlier under the title: Momus triumphans, or, The plagiaries of the English stage. Printer's name from Pforzheimer catalogue. Includes indices. With penultimate errata leaf; last leaf bears vertical half-title: Langbaine's Account of the dramatick poets. Signatures: a8 A-2O8; MS. ink notes throughout; catalogue cutting pasted on inside front board UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L373 Pforzheimer, 577 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1968. 1 microfilm reel ; 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 281:1). Facsimile. Los Angeles, CA: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles, 1971. (The Augustan Reprint Society : no. SP5) Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription on top of t.p.: H.W, York 4s" (C18th); gift of Stanley Cooper; deposit from RSC UK-SuSCL