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The Tender Husband; or, the Accomplish'd Fools. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane. By Her Majesty's Servants
Jacob Tonson, London 1705 - First edition. [xii], 62, [2, ads] pp., with half-title. 4to. First edition of Steele's third play. "The Tender Husband, a comedy, had a brief initial run, and only one author's benefit performance in April 1705. It returned to Drury Lane for performances later in the year and remained a staple of the London stage repertory for many decades, without remuneration for the author" (ODNB). Ashley V, pp. 200-1; ESTC T49959 Later half brown morocco and marbled boards. Browned and foxed, repaired closed tear to advertisement leaf. Bookplate [xii], 62, [2, ads] pp., with half-title. 4to [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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