Drury Lane Plays. Gil Blas A Comedy, The Regicide or James the first of Scotland a Tragedy, Coriolanus, The Foundling. Bound in one volume. 8vo Approx 120mm x 190mm. Recent half calf on cloth, 5 raised bands, leather title piece with gilt titles, hand sewn headbands. New end papers, early hand written note retained on front pastedown, by Delrue. Gil Blas As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane By Mr Moore. London R Franklin, in Russell Street, Covent Garden, 1751. Title page with woodcut motif, Contemporary handwritten page indexing 5 of the 4 dramas included in this volume., Dedication, iv, Prologue, I, PP92 Introduction close cropped to edge. Woodcut motif at Finis. Publishers Advert. The Regicide or James the first of Scotland a Tragedy by the author of Roderick Random [Tobias Smollett ]. Preface v, Persons of the Drama i, PP80. Title page torn with loss, missing Publ details. [Osbourne and Millar 1749]. Woodcut motif at Finis. Coriolanus A Tragedy As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden by the late James Thomson. London A Millar at Buchanans Head in the Strand 1749. Prologue i, Persons represented i, PP64. Woodcut motifs to title, finis and at Act and Scene breaks. The Foundling A Comedy [ Moore]. London, R Francklin ca.1750. Epilogue i, Dedication v, Prologue ii, PP66 Epilogue[I] Woodcut motif at Finis. Page edges bumped and aged tones, some very early soiling on a few pages, otherwise clean with bright print. A good collection of 18th Century plays in a fine 21st Century binding. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
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