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As you like it: a comedy

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Title
As you like it: a comedy
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 J. Bell [etc., etc.]
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *NCP (Shakespeare, W. As you like it. London, 1773)
Topics
Drama
Promptbooks
Genres
Drama
prompt books
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.
Content: On cover: Number XII. of Shakespeare; being Bell's edition.
Content: Introduction and notes by F. Gentleman.
Content: With numerous manuscript notes.
Content: John Bell issued, between the years 1773 and 1775 a stage edition of Shakespeare, of which this is v.1.
Content: "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., 75-147 p.front. (port.)22 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 10365080
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14744571
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4e628a40-0286-0138-d0af-06dc7d0784b8
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. "As you like it" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1773. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b968a530-2051-0138-7c2c-556ebdaa7ff9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "As you like it" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 11, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b968a530-2051-0138-7c2c-556ebdaa7ff9

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1773). As you like it Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b968a530-2051-0138-7c2c-556ebdaa7ff9

Wikipedia Citation

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