RESTORATION DRAMA and POETRY. Roger Boyle, Earl of Orrery. Two New Tragedies: The Black Prince, and Tryphon. [AND] The History of Henry the Fifth. and the Tragedy of Mustapha. London: H. Herringman, 1669-1668.

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RESTORATION DRAMA and POETRY.
Roger Boyle, Earl of Orrery.
Two New Tragedies: The Black Prince, and Tryphon. [AND] The History of Henry the Fifth. and the Tragedy of Mustapha. London: H. Herringman, 1669-1668.

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RESTORATION DRAMA and POETRY.
Roger Boyle, Earl of Orrery. Two New Tragedies: The Black Prince, and Tryphon. [AND] The History of Henry the Fifth. and the Tragedy of Mustapha. London: H. Herringman, 1669-1668.
4 plays in 2 works, bound in one volume, folio, 265 x 165 mm. First title with lower right corner torn away with loss of a few letters, title to Mustapha badly browned. contemporary calf, rebacked. Wing O-501; O-480. Provenance: Dan Fleming (contemporary signature to front free end-paper and second title; Robert S. Pirie (bookplate); together with the combined form of these four plays titled Four New Plays, London, 1670. Folio. Contemporary English paneled sheep. Wing O-477. The Duke of Beaufort-Rapoport-Pirie copy, with their bookplates.

WITH: 4 other folio works of restoration drama and poetry, most from the Robert Pirie Library;
DRYDEN. The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis ... together with the Satires of Aulus Persius Flaccus. London: Jacob Tonson, 1693. Large paper copy, folio. Contemporary speckled calf, upper cover detached. The Viscount Mersey-Pirie copy.
DRYDEN. Fables Ancient and Modern. London: Jacob Tonson, 1700. Folio. With half-title. Fine Contemporary paneled red morocco, gilt, gilt edges. spine slightly faded. ESTC R31983. The Hans Sloane (nephew of Sir Hans Sloane); Pirie copy, with their bookplates.
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER. Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. London: 1679. Folio. Without the frontispiece portrait. Later half calf.
KILLIGREW. Comedies and Tragedies. London: 1664. First edition. Folio. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary calf, covers detached. Wing K-450. The Keck- John Verulam-Pirie copy.
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RESTORATION DRAMA and POETRY. Roger Boyle, Earl of Orrery. Two New Tragedies: The Black Prince, and Tryphon. [AND] The History of Henry the Fifth. and the Tragedy of Mustapha. London: H. Herringman, 1669-1668.
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