Drama - London Stage
Title: The London Stage; A Collection of the Most Reputed Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, Melo-Dramas, Farces, and Interludes. Accurately Printed from Acting Copies, as Performed At the Theatres Royal, and Carefully Collated and Revised. Vol. II.
Seller ID: 55066
London: Sherwood, Jones, [c.1825]. Volume II only. 19th century half-calf & marbled boards, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Marbled end papers. Frontispiece of Theatrical Portraits, and many illustrations in the text throughout. Scuffing of leather, hinges tender but intact, a very good copy. Label of the Henry E. Huntington Library on the rear paste-down, and their HEH Duplicate stamp beneath. A complete set is 3 volumes; this is Volume 2 only. Many plays, separately paged, most with an engraving. Some interesting ones include Holcroft's A TALE OF MYSTERY, Anon.: THE DRAGON OF WANTLEY, James Cobb: THE HAUNTED TOWER, Kane O'Hara: TOM THUMB, Altered from Fielding, etc. etc.