14 April 2004
[ENGLISH DRAMA]. A Compleat Catalogue of All the Plays That were ever yet Printed in the English Language. London: Printed for W. Mears, 1726.
12o (185 x 116 mm). (Some pale spotting and moulding.) Stabbed-and-sewn in original plain blue wrappers, uncut; brown quarter morocco folding case.
Second edition. The work provides the dates and number of plays written by every author, "an account of what plays were acted with applause, and of those that were never acted" and also the authors now living. Two alphabetical sections are included, one listing the plays under the author's name, the other an alphabetical list of titles. Arnott & Robinson 18.
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