pamphlet(Theatrical script bound in pamphlet form)
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A script bound in a paper cover.
Lettered on the front cover: "The Old English Drama. A Selection of Plays from the Old English Dramatists."
Beneath the title: "A Selection of Plays from the Old English Dramatists. No 1. - Price 2s. 6d. The Second Maiden's Tragedy." With the publisher's details at the foot of the page:
"London: Printed for Charles Baldwyn, Newgate Street; and Robert Triphook, Old Bond Street. MDCCCXXIV."
Lettered on the opening page "The Old English Drama" with an illustration of the Red Bull Theatre by George Cruikshank (Reid 3282.) with the artist's signature in pencil below. On the following page: "The Second Maiden's Tragedy. Now first printed from the original MS in the Lansdown Collection."
With the publisher's details at the foot of the page: "Printed for Charles Baldwyn, Newgate Street. MDCCCXXIV."
At the back of the pamphlet a catalogue of new publications by C. Baldwyn, dated April 1 1824.
Wood engraved illustrations on letterpress script
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Height: 197 millimetres (approx. page height pamphlet)
Height: 42 millimetres (height of illustration)
Width: 121 millimetres (approx. page width pamphlet)
Width: 50 millimetres (width of illustration)
- Curator's comments
- For a text from the same series, see 1973.U.1228.
- Not on display
- Fragile condition with loose pages.
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