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The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes

The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes

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The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes

by Mrs. (Susanna) Centlivre

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About This Item

London: John Pearson, 1872. RARE. This edition not seen at auction since 1949. (RBH). Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait Vol. I. The bookplates of prominent San Francisco banker John Dempster McKee. Three volumes with 1872 title pages and the 1760-61 title pages. Handsomely bound in contemporary half dark brown pebbled morocco over brick pebbled morocco, the backs with blind tooled decorations and gilt lettering, marbled end papers and edges. Near Fine, light rubbing at edges. Susanna Centlivre ( ca. 1669-1723) was "one of the most successful playwrights of her time, Susanna Centlivre was also one of the most performed female playwrights after her death. With a popularity that stretched from the 18th century well into the 19th, at least one of her plays was performed somewhere for nearly two hundred consecutive years" ( Andrea Watson Canning, Juggernaut Theatre Co.). Second Edition. Pebbled Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes
Author
Mrs. (Susanna) Centlivre
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
John Pearson
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1872
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9&f
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
The Theatre; Women Authors; Fine Bindings;
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May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

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Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover book with a decorative texture of repeated small raised bumps,...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Edges
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Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...

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