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Jamu N. Robbins

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BIOGRAPHIA DRAMATICA;

OR, A

COMPANION TO THE PLAYHOUSE:

CONTAINING

Historical and critical Memoirs, and original Anecdotes,

OF

BRITISH AND IRISH

Dramatic Writers,

FROM

THE COMMENCEMENT OF OUR THEATRICAL EXHIBITIONS ;

AMONG WHO ARE

SOME OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ACTORS:

ALSO

AN ALPHABETICAL ACCOUNT, AND CHRONOLOGICAL LISTS, OF THEIR WORKS,

THE DATES WHEN PRINTED, AND OBSERVATIONS ON THEIR MERITS :

TOGETHER WITH

AN INTRODUCTORY VIEW OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS

OF THE

BRITISH STAGE.

ORIGINALLY COMPILED, TO THE YEAR 1764, BY

DAVID ERSKINE BAKER.

CONTINUED THENCE TO 1782, BY

ISAAC REED, F. A. S.
And brought down to the End of November 1811, with

very
Additions and improvements throughoui, by

STEPHEN JONES.

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
T. PAYNE, G. AND W. NICOL, NICHOLS AND SON, SCATCHERD
AND LETTERMAN, J. BARKER, W. MILLER, R. H. EVANS,
J. HARDING, J. FAULDER, AND GALE AND CURTIS.

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