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Romeo and Juliet: a tragedy

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Title
Romeo and Juliet: a tragedy
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet. 1773
Names
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Gentleman, Francis, 1728-1784 (Author of introduction, etc.)
Bell, John, 1745-1831 (Publisher)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection scripts

Plays

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1773
Place: London
Publisher: printed for John Bell
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *NCP (Shakespeare, W. Romeo and Juliet. London, 1773)
Topics
Drama
Promptbooks
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet
Genres
Drama
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Shakespeare. As performed at the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane. Regulated from the prompt-book, with permission of the managers, by Mr. Hopkins, prompter. An introduction, and notes critical and illustrative, are added by the authors of the Dramatic censor.
Statement of responsibility: Introduction and notes by F. Gentleman.
Biographical/historical: John Bell issued a stage edition of Shakespeare between the years 1773 and 1775, of which this is v. 2.
Citation/reference: "This edition, which professes to present the dramas as they were then played, is characterised by Reed in the Biographia dramatica as the worst that ever appeared of any English author."--Dict. of national biography.
Additional physical form: Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 1982. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm. (MN *ZZ-18750)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 p.l., 83-152 p. 12mo.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 44753386
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14777785
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6babf8c0-0286-0138-b60d-5d539abae6dd
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1564: Creator Born
  • 1616: Creator Died
  • 1773: Issued
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1773. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/25956950-25a4-0138-d32b-1f32eaa1acd1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/25956950-25a4-0138-d32b-1f32eaa1acd1

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1773). Romeo and Juliet Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/25956950-25a4-0138-d32b-1f32eaa1acd1

Wikipedia Citation

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Romeo and Juliet