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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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Front cover and spine of Plays, with the spine showing evidence of rebacking

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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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Advertisements for additional titles published and sold by C. Jenkin: A Political Survey of Great Britain and A Voyage Towards the North Pole. Bound at the end of one volume of Plays.

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Advertisement for lottery tickets sold by C. Jenkin. Bound at the end of one volume of Plays.

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Marginalia by owner on page 260 of Evelina by Miss Burney within a book containing A Marriage in High Life, by Lady Charlotte Bury, and Evelina, by Miss Burney

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Dedication and epigraph poem of Evelina by Miss Burney within a book containing A Marriage in High Life, by Lady Charlotte Bury, and Evelina, by Miss Burney

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Inscriptio of ownership by Annie E. Burmester on the inside cover of book containing the novels, A Marriage in High Life by Lady Charlotte Bury, and Evelina by Miss Burney

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Title page of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, with alterations and an additional scene by David Garrick, as performed at the Theatres-Royal in London and Dublin. 1768. From volume one of a two-volume collection of plays.

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Cover of book containing the novels, A Marriage in High Life by Lady Charlotte Bury and Evelina by Miss Burney.

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