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POLLOCK'S CHARACTERS & SCENES in THE BLIND BOY. With booklet
London, B. Pollock, 73 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, circa 1880.. Circa 1880, approximately 170 x 207 mm, 6 7/10 x 8½ inches, 17 hand coloured sheets as required: 7 plates of characters, 5 plates of scenes, 1 sky plate, and 4 wings, plus original booklet with play and stage directions: 160 x 100 mm, 6 3/10 x 4 inches, pale grey printed wrappers, list of 27 plays on lower cover, adverts on inside of covers, 16 pages of text for play. First 2 plates of characters slightly foxed, an odd fox spot to 1 or 2 margins on some of the other sheets, booklet partly split on spine and with a few minute chips on spine. A very good plus complete set of sheets and with rare booklet. The play by James Kenney was first performed in 1807 at Covent Garden and juvenile drama versions of it were issued by West (1817), Hodgson, Straker and others before Pollock acquired his business from Redington in 1876. See Speaight, Appendice B. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
Last Found On: 2013-12-03           Check availability:      Biblio    

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