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Restoration Plays, Six Quarto Volumes.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Restoration Plays, Six Quarto Volumes. Including: George Etherege's The Comical Revenge; or, Love in a Tub, London: T. Warren for Henry Herringman, to be sold by J. Tonson, F. Saunders, T. Bennet, and K. Bentley, 1697, disbound; Richard Brome's A Jovial Crew: or the Merry Beggars, London: for Hindmarsh, 1684, browned, bound in modern green cloth; Dryden's The Indian Emperour; or, the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards, London: for Herringman, to be sold by Knight and Saunders, 1686, disbound; Dryden's Tyrannick Love; or, the Royal Martyr, London: for Herringman, to be sold by Knight and Saunders, 1686, disbound; Dryden's An Evening's Love: or, the Mock-Astrologer, London: for Herringman, to be sold by Bentley, 1691, disbound; [and] Dryden's The Wild Gallant: a Comedy, London: by H. Hills for H. Herringman, 1684, in boards. (6)
Estimate $200-300


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George Etherege, Richard Brome, A Jovial Crew, An Evening's Love, British literature, English literature, Henry Herringman, Jacob Tonson, John Dryden, Literature by country, Restoration comedy, The Indian Emperour, The Wild Gallant, Tyrannick Love, London, Mexico

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