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Scope and Contents
The Halliwell-Phillipps Collection includes 16th-century works by Italian, French and Spanish authors. Its strength lies in English books however, especially English drama of the 17th and 18th centuries. The Collection also includes more than 600 plays including works by Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, George Chapman, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, John Dryden, Philip Massinger, and William Wycherley. Several are playhouse copies with contemporary stage directions added in manuscript. There...
- Repository: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections
- Names: Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889 (antiquarian and scholar)