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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber

written by himself
Format
Book; Online
Description
2 v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Edition
A new ed. / with notes and supplement by Robert W. Lowe; with twenty-six original mezzotint portraits by R.B. Parkes and eighteen etchings by Adolphe Lalauze
Published
London : J.C. Nimmo, 1889.
Language
English
Notes
  • With reprints of two rare tracts: Wright's "Historia histrionica, 1699" (v. 1., p. [xix]-li) and Aston's "Brief supplement to Colley Cibber ... Lives of the late famous actors and actresses" (v. 2. p. [297]-318).
  • "Memoirs of the actors and actresses mentioned by Cibber, taken from E. Bellchamber's edition of the 'Apology', 1822 [perhaps by J. H. Burn]": v. 2, p. [319]-371.
  • "510 copies printed on ... deckle-edge demy 8vo paper for England and America, with the portraits as India proofs after letters. Each copy is numbered, and the type distributed. No. 237."
  • With reproduction of original title-pages.
  • "Large paper edition."
  • "Ex libris Luther A. Brewer."
  • Bibliography: v. 2, p. 286-296.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: McCabe Gift.
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PR3347 .A8 1889 v.1
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PR3347 .A8 1889 v.2