Smith, Nicholas D., 1975-, An actor's library , 2017
An actor's library : David Garrick, book collecting and literary friendships / Nicholas D. Smith.
- New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2017.
- Physical Description:
- xx, 345 pages, 1 unnumbered pgae : illustrations ; 26 cm
- Reference LibraryZ997.G24 S65 2017 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Book collecting -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.English drama -- 17th century -- Bibliography.English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- Bibliography.Garrick, David, 1717-1779 -- Books and reading.Garrick, David, 1717-1779 -- Friends and associates.Garrick, David, 1717-1779 -- Library.Private libraries -- England -- History -- 18th century.
- Book collecting, bibliomania and the eighteenth-century
- Building a library
- Garrick, book culture and The Club
- Collecting Shakespeare and other English dramatists
- Book-buying in France and Italy
- Appendix A. Locations of Garrick's books
- Appendix B. Books to which Garrick subscribed
- Appendix C. Books addressed/dedicated to Garrick
- Appendix D. Lots purchased by Thomas Thorpe at the 1823 sale
- Appendix E. Garrick books formerly belonging to George Frederick Beltz
- Appendix F. Carrington Garrick's books.