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IRENE; A TRAGEDY. As It Is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane. The Second Edition.
Printed for R. Dodsley and sold by M. Cooper., London 1754 - Sm. 8vo. (8),86pp. Plus (2)pp. publisher's ads. Woodcut decoration on title. 19th c. half brown morocco, gilt, over marbled boards, front hinge rubbed but quite sound. With the ownership signature of famed educator and book collector Dewitt Miller at the bottom blank margin of the final text leaf and on the rear free endpaper. In this copy the half-title is bound in following the title-page. Samuel Johnson's (1709-1784) first and only play. Interestingly, copies of this London second edition are actually scarcer than the 1749 first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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