Author:William Rufus Chetwood

William Rufus Chetwood
English bookseller and dramatist


  • The Voyages of Captain R. Falconer (1720) (external scan)
  • The Voyages of Captain R. Boyle (1728) (external scan)
  • The Voyages, Travels, and Adventures of Captain W. O. G. Vaughan, with the History of his brother, Jonathan, six years a Slave in Tunis (1736)
  • A Tour through Ireland in Several Entertaining Letters (1748), co-authored with Philip Luckombe
  • A general history of the stage: from its origin in Greece down to the present time (1749) (external scan)
  • The British Theatre. Containing the Lives of the English Dramatic Poets, with an Account of all their Plays,’ &c. (1750) (external scan)


  • The Stock Jobbers, or the Humours of Exchange Alley (1720)
  • South Sea, or the Biter bit (1720)
  • The Lovers' Opera (1729)
  • The Generous Freemason, or the Constant Lady. With the Humours of Squire Noodle and his Man Doodle (1731)


  • Kilkenny, or the Old Man's Wish (1748)

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