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Title:
The companion to the play-house; or, An historical account of all the dramatic writers (and their works) that have appeared in Great Britain and Ireland, from the commencement of our theatrical exhibitions, down to the present year 1764. Composed in the form of a dictionary.
Author:
Baker, David Erskine, 1730-1767.
Publication Information:
London : T. Becket and P.A. Dehondt [etc.], 1764.
Physical Description:
2 volumes ; 18 cm
General Note:
Caption title: The play-house dictionary.

Published anonymously.

A second edition (1782) and a third (1812) were issued under title: Biographia dramatica.

Title-page quotes contents: "Vol. I [read vol. II] contains, a critical and historical account of every tragedy, comedy, farce, &c., in the English language. The respective merrits of each piece; and of the actors who performed the principal characters ... Vol. II. [read vol. I] contains, the lives and productions of every dramatic writer for the English or Irish theatres ... also the lives of our most celebrated actors."
Language:
English
Format :
Book

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