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Memoirs of the life of David Garrick, Esq. interspersed with characters and anecdotes of his theatrical contemporaries. The whole forming a history of the stage, which includes a period of thirty-six years. By Thomas Davies. [Three lines in Latin from Cicero] From the last London edition. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1818
Author: Davies, Thomas, 1713-1785.
Date: January 1, 1860
Date: January 1, 1858
Date: January 1, 1856
10th season. Boston Museum. No 72. ... Seventh week of Miss Julia Bennett's highly successful engagement. ... October 18 & 19, 1852 ...
Date: January 1, 1852
The Malefactors' register; or Bloody calendar: containing genuine and circumstantial narratives of the lives, trials & dying speeches of some of the most notorious criminals, who have suffered death or other punishments, in Great Britain, Ireland and America.
Date: January 1, 1813
The latest novelty ... Trowbridge & Hart's Star Combination from the Howard Anthenæum, Boston. ... Programme for this evening. African Witticisms! ... The wonderful Carlo Brothers!! In their acrobatic feats. ... To conclude with the laughable farce, by W.B. Cavanagh, entitled Jim Crowe, alive again! ...
Date: January 1, 1869
The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies, and numerous works, in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published; the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great-Britain, for near half a century during which he flourished. By James Boswell, Esq. [Three lines from Horace] In three volumes. Vol. I[-III].
Date: January 1, 1807
Author: Boswell, James, 1740-1795.
Eccentric biography; or, Memoirs of remarkable characters, ancient and modern. Including potentates, statesmen, divines, historians, naval and military heroes, philosophers, lawyers, impostors, poets, painters, players, dramatic writers, misers, &c. &c. &c. The whole alphabetically arranged; forming a pleasing delineation of the singularity, whim, folly, caprice, &c. of the human mind. Ornamented with eight portraits.
Date: January 1, 1804
The Works of the British poets. With lives of the authors, by Ezekiel Sanford. Vol. I. Chaucer, &c.[-Vol. XXV. Young].
Date: January 1, 1819
Date: January 1, 1875
The player. Vol. 2.--New Series. Boston, Mass. No. 120. ... Boston Theatre. ... a new fairy burlesque spectacular extravaganza ... The white fawn! ...
Date: January 1, 1868
A Short account of Mary Weston, Jun., late of Upton, in the county of Essex, England, particularly the favoured state of her mind during her last illness. Published at the request of her father.
Date: January 1, 1807
The life of the most noble Arthur, Marquis and Earl of Wellington, Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, and Baron Douro of Wellesley, all in the county of Somerset, K.B. lieutenant general; marshal general of the Portuguese, and captain general of the Spanish armies; commander in chief of His Britannic Majesty's forces in the peninsula; also, Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, K.C.S. &c. &c. The first part by Francis L. Clarke. The second part, from the attack on the castle of Burgos to the taking of Bordeaux, by William Dunlap.
Date: January 1, 1814
Author: Clarke, Francis L.
Eccentric biography; or, Memoirs of remarkable female characters, ancient and modern. Including princesses dutchesses ladies of distinction authoresses distinguished heroines actresses adventurers and exemplary women, of every class and condition in life. The whole alphabetically arranged; forming a pleasing mirror of reflection to the female mind. Ornamented with nine portraits.
Date: January 1, 1805