The Dramatic Works Of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, And Farquhar.

WYCHERLEY, WILLIAM [AND OTHERS]. HUNT, LEIGH., EDITED BY.

£35.00

Publisher

Edward Moxon, Dover Street.

Place

London

Date

1840

Item Description

Fat 8vo. 6.5 x 9.75 inches. [4] pp. publisher's advertisements + ci + [i] + 668 pp. All text within double borders; text of plays in double columns. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, with blind stamped panels on boards; spine rebacked, preserving the original, with new endpapers. Extremities worn, edges browned and occasional foxing and lower edge staining; otherwise a very good copy. A collection of twenty six plays by four Restoration dramatists: William Wycherley (1640-1716), William Congreve (1670-1729), John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) and George Farquhar (1677?-1707). It is edited with ninety pages of biographical notes by Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), critic, essayist, poet and radical.

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