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 2. - Price 2s. 6d. "A Pleasant Conceited Comedy." 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. "A Pleasant Conceited Comedy: Wherein is shewed how a man may chuse a good wife from a bad."
With the publisher's details at the foot of the page: "Printed for Charles Baldwyn, Newgate Street. MDCCCXXIV."
Letterpress script in pamphlet form.
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Height: 197 millimetres (approx. page height pamphlet)
Width: 121 millimetres (approx. page width pamphlet)
- Curator's comments
- For a text from the same series with an illustration by George Cruikshank, see 1865, 1111, 1650.
According to GW Reid, only two publications in this series were issued.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- The acquisition is unknown but as the pamphlet is mentioned in GW Reid's catalogue of George Cruikshank's work (1871), it will have entered the collection in before this date.
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