Title: Le théâtre anglois, the frontispiece and title page.

Date: 1746

Bibliographic Citation: Le théâtre anglois. A Londres [i.e. Paris?] : [s.n.], 1746-1749.

Notes: Volume one of de la Place’s translation of English plays includes works by Shakespeare, Dryden, Johnson, Addison, and Steele. The first if its kind, this series was instrumental in delivering Elizabethan literature, Shakespeare’s works in particular, to francophone audiences.

Language: French

Subject: English drama — Early works to 1800.
English drama — Translations into French — Early works to 1800.
False imprints (Printing) — France — 18th century.
Theater — England — Early works to 1800.

Publisher: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University

is Part Of Exhibition: Print in the Media Ecology

Exhibition Theme: The Stage

Call Number: PR1272.5 F7 T54 1746 Rare Books/Special Collections

Image Identifier: 009_PR1272_5_F7_T54_1746_t1_place_shakespeare_theatre_anglois-titlepageandfrontispiece