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Title page of Boadicia, A Tragedy by Richard Glover

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Title page of Romeo and Juliet (Garrick's revision) from a 25-volume 1808 collection: Inchbald's Theatre

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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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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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Cropped image of Simon Brett's woodcut imprint of Antiochus' incestuous relationship with his daughter. In this edition, Brett frequenlty uses comic-book style images to imply the "dumbshows" or mime work which would have likely occurred in the…

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A cropped image of the title page for Pericles, Prince of Tyre. The type-faces are Poliphilus and Blado. The title itself is in purple--a thematic color for this particular edition. The light gray lettering in the centre of the spread is…

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A cropped image of Simon Brett's portrait of an aged Pericles with Crispin Elsted's type-set beneath, all on Zerkal paper. Brett carved the image from wood supplied by Barbarian Press. There are a series of these portraits throughout the book to…

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The right page of a two page spread featuring Simon Brett's engraving of Pericles and Marina being reunited with Thaïsa. This is the second version of the woodcut--the first was rejected by Jan Elsted, who thought Pericles' expression could be more…
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