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John] Gay; Charles Knipe; George Farquhar; George Etherege; [John] Dryden & [Nathaniel] Lee; [John Dryden]
The What d'ye Call it: A Tragi-Comi-Pastoral Farce. [1736] / A City Ramble: or, The Humours of the Compter. [1736] / The Recruiting Officer. A Comedy. [1736] / The Comical Revenge; or, Love in a Tub. [1735] / The Duke of Guise. A Tragedy. [1935] / The Vindication: or, The Parallel of the French Holy League, and the English League and Covenant, Turn'd into a Seditious Libel, &c., &c. [1735]
London: Henry Lintot / W. Feales / Bernard Lintot / Jacob Tonson / J. Tonson, 1975. Book. Illus. by G. VanderGucht; Lud. Du Guernier;[Hubert-Francois] Gravelot. Near Fine. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. A series of plays, all performed in London theatres, bound together in later brown half-calf over marbled paper boards. Rubricated title-pages. Separate pagination; each play with its own copper-plate frontispiece. Miscellaneous contemporary engraving from Lady's Magazine pasted neatly inside front cover. Mild staining to text; some edge toning and loss not affecting images to two of the engravings. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Very neat -- a sound, bright and handsome volume. Love in a Tub frontispiece designed and engraved by du Guernier; Duke of Guise frontispiece by VanderGucht after Gravelot..
Bookseller: CARDINAL BOOKS ~~ ABAC/ILAB [London -- Birr, ON, Canada]

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