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Sharp, Thomas, 1770–1841

A dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry, by the trading companies of that city : chiefly with reference to the vehicle, characters, and dresses of the actors : compiled, in a great degree, from sources hitherto unexplored : to which are added, the Pageant of the Shearmen & Taylors' company, and other municipal entertainers of a public nature / by Thomas Sharp.

Coventry : Published by Merridew and Son; sold also by Harding, Triphook, and Lepard; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green; Nichols and Son, London; and J. Merridew, Warwick, MDCCCXXV [1825]
Physical Description:
[6], 226, [4] p., 10 leaves of plates : ill., music ; 37 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR644.C7 S53 1825+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Plates drawn and engraved by D. Jee [i.e. Gee?].
BAC: British Art Center copy is a large paper copy with proof impressions of the plates. Bookplate: James Frothingham Hunnewell. Bound in quarter green morocco.
Subject Terms:
Bible plays, English -- History and criticism.
Christian drama, English (Middle) -- History and criticism.
Cycles (Literature)
English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1825.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1825.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1825.
Harding, Triphook, and Lepard -- Bookseller.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham -- Bookplate
Longman, Hurst, Ree, Orm, Brown, and Green -- Bookseller.
Merridew and Son -- Publisher.
Merridew, J. -- Bookseller.
Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- History and criticism.
N-Town plays.
Nichols and Son -- Bookseller.
Theater -- England -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Gee, David, 1793-1872, ill.
Merridew and Son, publisher.

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