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Lot 348
PLAYS [STEVENS (JOHN)] The Modern Wife; or, the Virgin Her Own Rival, 1744; and 35 others, bound in 5 vol. (6)
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[STEVENS (JOHN)] The Modern Wife; or, the Virgin Her Own Rival, half-title, advertisement leaf at end, J. Stevens, 1744--[HAVARD (WILLIAM) Regulus, H. Woodfall, 1744; GAY (JOHN) The Distress'd Wife, half-title [Ashley Library II, 143], T. Astley, 1743; [RALPH (JAMES) The Astrologer, M. Cooper, 1744; [MILLER (JAMES)] Mahomet, the Impostor, J. Watts, 1744; THOMSON (JAMES) Agamemnon, advertisement leaf before title, A. Millar, 1738; MARSH (CHARLES) Amasis, King of Egypt, second edition, engraved frontispiece, C. Marsh, 1738; [QUAINT (WILLIAM)] The Humours of the Road: or, a Ramble to Oxford, engraved title and frontispiece, T. Cooper, [1738]; [SANDFORD (Mr.)] The Female Fop: or, the False One Fitted, T. Butler, 1724; GAY (JOHN) The Beggar's Opera, second edition, 1728; JOHNSON (CHARLES) The Village Opera, 1729, music illustrations, John Watts; The Oxford Act. A New Ballad Opera. As it was Perform'd by a Company of Students at Oxford, L. Gulliver, 1733; [BOND (WILLIAM), attributed.] The Tuscan Treaty: or, Tarquin's Overthrow, advertisement leaf before title, J. Watson, 1733, non-uniform contemporary calf, gilt, spine labels variously titled, 8vo; and 23 others similar, bound together in 5 vol. (6)

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  • This lot contains 5 items, not the stated 6.
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