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Segment of a facsimile copy of John Rocque's Plan of the City of Dublin, published in London in 1756. The red dot shows the approximate location of No. 58 Dame-Street, the eventual location of Caleb Jenkin's bookshop.

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Title page of Rivers: or the East Indian. A Comedy in Five Acts

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Title page of The Old Quizzes; or, What's the News? A Musical Farce in Two Acts

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Title page of The Duenna, A Comic Opera in Three Acts

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Title Page of Peeping Tom of Coventry: A Comic Opera 

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Title page of Paul and Virginia: A Musical Drama in Two Acts

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Title page of The Castle-Spectre: A Drama in Five Acts

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Title page of The Battle of Hastings: A Tragedy

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Title page of The Regent: A Tragedy

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Title page of The Miser: A Comedy

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Title page of The Maid of the Oaks: A New Dramatic Entertainment 

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Title page of Love in the East: or, Adventures of Twelve Hours: A Comic Opera in Three Acts

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Title page of The Dupe: A Comedy by Frances Chamberlain Sheridan. Published in 1764, this leaflet is the oldest of the plays in this collection

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Title page of The Adventurers: A Farce in Two Acts 

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Google Maps image showing 58 Dame Street in Dublin (formerly the location of Caleb Jenkin's bookshop and state lottery office). An Apache Pizza restaurant and hostel now operate at that address.

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First two pages of Garrick's version of Romeo and Juliet showing the list of dramatis personæ (Garrick and Susannah Cibber starred in this production) and the beginning of Act I Scene I.

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William Hogarth's 1745 painting of David Garrick as Richard III in Act V Scene III of Shakespeare's play. Before the Battle of Bosworth, Richard wakes haunted by the ghosts of those he has murdered.

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Benjamin Wilson's 1753 painting of David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iii, depicting Juliet awaking before Romeo's death

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Title page of Harvest-Home: A Comic Opera in Two Acts as performed, with universal applause, at the Theatre-Royal in the Hay-Market

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David Garrick's revision of the death scene in Romeo and Juliet. Veering from the original, Garrick's version has Juliet wake before Romeo's death, allowing the lovers a final farewell.
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