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Book/Printed Material The taste of the town: or, a guide to all publick diversions ...

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Title

  • The taste of the town: or, a guide to all publick diversions ...

Names

  • Ralph, James, -1762.
  • Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • London : Printed, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster., 1731.

Contents

  • (from t.p.) I. Of musick, operas and plays ... -- II. Of poetry, sacred and profane ... -- III. Of dancing, religious and dramatical ... -- IV. Of the mimes, pantomimes and choruses of the antients ... -- V. Of audiences, at our theatrical representations ... -- VI. Of masquerades; ecclesiastical, political, civil and military ... -- VII. Of the athletic sports of the antients.

Headings

  • -  Amusements--England--London--Early works to 1800
  • -  Theater--England--London--Early works to 1800
  • -  Opera--England--London--Early works to 1800

Notes

  • -  Epistle dedicatory signed: A. Primcock [i.e. James Ralph]
  • -  Reissue of The touchstone, or ... essays on the reigning diversions of the town, published in 1728.
  • -  Verso of t.p. (p. [ii]) and p. [1] at end blank.
  • -  Title in red and black; head- and tail-pieces; press figures.

Medium

  • xxviii, 237, [1] p. ; 17 cm. (12mo in 6s)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PN2036 .R3 1731
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-062, Reel 160 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 09016532

OCLC Number

  • 8882191

Online Format

  • image

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The contents of the Library of Congress Books About Music Before 1800 Collection are in the public domain and are free to use or reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division.

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Ralph, James, -1762, and Pre-1801 Imprint Collection. The Taste of the Town: Or, a Guide to All Publick Diversions. London: Printed, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1731. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/09016532/.

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Ralph, J. & Pre-1801 Imprint Collection. (1731) The Taste of the Town: Or, a Guide to All Publick Diversions. London: Printed, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/09016532/.

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Ralph, James, -1762, and Pre-1801 Imprint Collection. The Taste of the Town: Or, a Guide to All Publick Diversions. London: Printed, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1731. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/09016532/>.