PLAYS - EPHEMERA The History Of Sir Sidrophel, and his Man Whaccum [c.1733]; and 7 others in one vol.,
Lot 345
PLAYS - EPHEMERA The History Of Sir Sidrophel, and his Man Whaccum [c.1733]; and 7 others in one vol.,
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PLAYS - EPHEMERA
The History Of Sir Sidrophel, and his Man Whaccum, engraved caricature satirising Sir Robert Walpole and the Excise Bill, letterpress title with text in three columns beneath, broadside, 490 x 380mm. (folding to 180 x 100mm.), left margin trimmed close, clean marginal tear at gutter margin, SCARCE, ESTC records 3 copies only (Cambridge University Library, National Library of Scotland and Yale), [s.n., c.1733]; PHILATHES, pseudonym. Majesty Misled, advertisement leaf at end, J. Dormer, 1734; [SHIRLEY (JAMES)] The Traytor, half-title, W. Chetwood, 1718; FIELDING (HENRY) The Intriguing Chambermaid, music illustrations, 1734; VANBURGH (JOHN) The Cornish Squire, 3 final advertisement leaves, 1734; [MILLER (JAMES)] The Mother-in-Law: or, the Doctor the Disease, seven final advertisement pages, 1734; FIELDING (HENRY) Don Quixote in England, music illustrations, 1734, J. Watts; HEWITT (JOHN) Fatal Falshood, T. Worral, [1734], 8 items in one vol., contemporary calf, spine lettered "Plays" "[Vol.] 30", 8vo
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