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The London Stage: Its History and Traditions from 1576 to 1888
BAKER, H. BARTON

1889 London: W.H. Allen, Two volumes, first editions. Octavo in half japon vellum lettered in gilt, over gray cloth. 296 and 323 pps. with index. Errata notices on verso of contents page of Vol. I. A detailed history of the London stage from the time of "The Theatre", "The Curtain", "The Hope", "The Globe" and others of the Elizabethan and Stuart periods to the late Victorian era. Sections include: The Restoration Theatre, The West-End Theatres, The Transpontine Theatres, The East End Theatres, Minor and Suburban Theatres and Extinct Theatres. A tight set with spine edges a bit bumped but gilt lettering still bright; bit of foxing to prelims and half title of Vol.I and the title page of Vol.II. Overall, a very pleasing set. (Item ID: D267)

$100.00

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