The history of the English stage : Including the lives, characters and amours of the most eminent actors and actresses : with instructions for public speaking : wherein the action and utterance of the bar, stage and pulpit are distinctly considered / by Thomas Betterton ; revised, with additional notes, by Charles L. Coles.

Oldys, William, 1696-1761, attributed name.


  • 1 online resource (148, 60 pages)

    Not written by Thomas Betterton. Authorship usually ascribed to William Oldys; attributed also to the publisher, Edmund Curil. cf. Dict. nat. biog.

    "Memoirs of Miss Anne Oldfield" (60 p. at end), abridged from the biography by William Egerton.

    First edition published in 1741, by Edmund Curll, London.

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