The knights of the cross, or, The hermit's prophecy : a romantic drama, in three acts, from Sir Walter Scott, bart. / by the author of The steward, Hints for husbands, The lottery ticket, Is he jealous? &c. ; printed from the acting copy, with remarks, biographical and critical, by D.--G. ; embellished with a fine engraving, by Mr. Bonner, from a drawing taken in the theatre by Mr. R. Cruikshank.

Author
Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), 1786-1855 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London (2 Cumberland Terrace) : J. Cumberland, [183-?]
Description
43 p. : ill. ; 15 cm.

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Library of Congress genre(s)
Series
Cumberland's British theatre ; no. 261 [More in this series]
Contained in
19th-century playbooks collection, 1794-1946 (bulk 1800-1920)
Notes
  • ''To which are added, description of the costume, cast of the characters, entrances and exits, relative positions of the performers on the stage, and the whole of the stage business.''
  • ''As performed at the Theatres Royal, London.''
  • Based on Scott's Talisman.
  • The ''author of The steward, Hints for husbands, The lottery ticket, Is he jealous? ...'' is Samuel Beazley.
  • The initials ''D.--G.'' stand for George Daniel.
  • Without the music (by H. Bishop)
  • Includes a cast list for the 1826 production at the Drury Lane Theatre.
  • ThX copy shelved under ''Scott, Walter, Sir.''
  • ThX copy imperfect: lower cover wanting.
Provenance
ThX copy is signed on the t.p. ''Edw. L. Davenport New York 1846,'' in addition to having the ink stamp of the William Seymour Theatre Collection.
Other title(s)
Hermit's prophecy
In
19th-century Playbooks Collection
OCLC
750168624
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