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Biographia dramatica or, a companion to the playhouse

D. E. Baker

Biographia dramatica or, a companion to the playhouse

by D. E. Baker

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Published by Akademischen Druck - und Verlagsanstalt .
Written in English


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Statementby D.E. Baker, I Reed and S. Jones. Vol.1. Part 1.
ContributionsReed, I., Jones, S.
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Open LibraryOL21090061M

BIOGRAPHIA DRAMATICA; OR, A COMPANION TO THE PLAY HOUSE. (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, our book was first issued as "The Companion to the Play House" in , then revised and expanded by Isaac Reed, being printed under the present title in DNB notes that "Baker's work was indebted to that of his predecessor Gerard Langbaine, and. Stephen Jones (–) was an English literary editor, best known for his revision of the Biographia Dramatica.. Life. Eldest son of Giles Jones, secretary to the York Buildings Water Company, and nephew of Griffith Jones (–), he was born in London in , and admitted to St Paul's School, London on 24 April He was first placed under a sculptor, .

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Stephen Jones (Jones, Stephen, ) Books from the extended shelves: Jones, Stephen, , ed.: 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, .   Works []. The Muse of Ossian (); Companion to the Play House (), in 2 vols.; Biographia Dramatica (), in 4 vols., edited by Isaac Reed - a revised edition of "Companion to the Playhouse"; Contributions to Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society [] " account of a curious Tripos and inscription found near Turin, serving to discover .

Biographia dramatica, or, A companion to the playhouse Volume 1: Author; Volumes 2 & 3 Plays by David Erskine Baker. Modern Culture by Roger Scruton. Penmanship of the XVI, XVII & XVIIIth Centuries: a series of typical examples from English and foreignwriting books by Lewis F. Day. Letters and letter-collections by Giles Constable.   His major work was the Biographia dramatica (2 vols., ), consisting of biographies of the dramatists and a descriptive dictionary of their plays. This book, which was an enlargement of David Erskine Baker's Companion to the Playhouse (2 vols., ), was re-edited (3 vols.) by Stephen Jones in , and is a valuable authority.


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Get this from a library. Biographia dramatica, or, a companion to the playhouse: By David Erskine Baker, Esq. [David Erskine Baker]. These volumes of Biographia Dramatica: or, A Companion to the Playhouse were written by David Erskine Baker, Esq.

and printed in London for Messrs. Rivingtons as a continuation of the set. The books claim to contain “Historical and Critical Memoirs, and Original Anecdotes, of British and Irish Dramatic Writers, from the Commencement. His major work was the Biographia dramatica (2 vols., ), a set of biographies of dramatists and a descriptive dictionary of their plays.

This book, which was an enlargement of David Erskine Baker's Companion to the Playhouse (2 vols., ). Additions And Corrections; Volume 1, Part 2 Of 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 Whom Are Some Of The Most Celebrated Actors: Also An Alphabetical Author: David Erskine Baker.

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 Whom are Some of the Most Celebrated Actors.

These volumes of Biographia Dramatica: or, A Companion to the Playhouse were written by David Erskine Baker, Esq. and printed in London for Messrs. Rivingtons as a continuation of the set. The books claim to contain “Historical and Critical Memoirs, and Original Anecdotes, of British and Irish Dramatic Writers, from the Commencement.

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