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The tempest, or The enchanted island. A comedy: as it is now acted at His Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.

General note: An adapation and alteration of Shakespeare's Tempest by John Dryden and Sir William D'Avenant. All editions of the Dryden-D'Avenant version from 1674-1800 also contain some additions and alterations by Thomas Shadwell. Preface signed: John Driden. The last leaf is blank. Identified as Wing S2946 on UMI microfilm "Early English books, 1641-1700 reel 877. A-L4 M2; -B3 (pp.5-6), M2 (blank); blank leaf inserted in place of B3; M1 slashed, mutilated, and repaired, slightly affecting text; MS. ink stains on A2v and A3r, affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), S2946A Woodward McManaway, 331 Macdonald, H. Dryden, 73c Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1968, 1978. 1 microfilm reel. 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 297:38, 877:25). Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex, 1954. 1 microopaque ; 23 x 15 cm. (Three centuries of drama. English, 1642-1700) (Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830). Also available in microfiche. Ownership and custodial history: Donated by J.O. Halliwell [James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps], 1864 UK-SuSCL.