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Author Decastro, J. (Jacob), 1758-1824.

Title The memoirs of J. Decastro, comedian. : In the course of them will be given anecdotes of various eminently distinguished characters: Dr. Johnson, Garrick, Foote, accompanied by an analysis of the life of the late Philip Astley. Also an accompanying History of the Royal circus, now the Surrey theatre; and an historical Sketch of Sadler's Wells. Likewise scarce theatrical advertisements, from Garrick's first attempt in Goodman's-Fields. To which will be added The origin of poetry; A chapter on Bent's, &c / Edited by R. Humphreys.

Publication Info. London : Sherwood, Jones, & co., 1824.


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Description 1 online resource (290 pages).
Series The Circus anthology
The Circus anthology.
BiblioBoard Core module.
Note Original document: Book.
Summary This 1824 volume offers the memoirs of an early 19th-century circus comedian, with an overview of the life of Philip Astley, the "father of the modern circus."
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Astley, Philip, 1742-1814.
Actors -- Correspondence.
Theater -- England -- London -- History.
Added Author Humphreys, R., editor.
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