Famous Plays with A Discourse by Way of Prologue on The Playhouses of the Restoration

London: Ward & Downey, 1886. Hardcover. First Edition. Royal blue cloth decorated in red. xiv+ 319 pp. plus publisher's ads at rear. Selection of essays on famous play, playwrights and productions from Congreve (Love For Love) to Lytton (several pieces), including also Addison (Cato), John Gay (Beggar's Opera), Johnson (Irene), Goldsmith (She Stoops To Conquer), Sheridan (Rivals and School For Scandal), Sheridan Knowles (Virginius and The Hunchback). Very good, shallow wear to the spine ends Contemporary owners name and date on front fly, spine ends lightly chipped and spine a bit darkened. Very Good. Item #105150

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