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Title
The first part of Henry IV
Additional title: King Henry IV
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: 1774
Place: London
Publisher: printed for John Bell
Edition: 2. ed.
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *NCP (Shakespeare, W. King Henry IV. London, 1774)
Topics
Drama
Promptbooks
Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- Drama
Genres
Drama
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Shakespeare. As performed at the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane. Regulated from the promptbook, 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.
Content: Interleaved and with manuscript notes.
Date: John Bell, 1745-1831, issued a stage edition between the years 1773 and 1775, of which this is v.4.
"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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 p.l., p. 65-132. 12mo.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 44675447
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14745705
NYPL Exhibition ID: LPA 16.503.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 31a20060-6e2b-0134-d238-00505686a51c
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
  • 1774: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The first part of Henry IV" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1774. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4c8a5fd0-8e5d-0134-d0f0-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The first part of Henry IV" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4c8a5fd0-8e5d-0134-d0f0-00505686a51c

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1774). The first part of Henry IV Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4c8a5fd0-8e5d-0134-d0f0-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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The first part of Henry IV