RESTORATION DRAMA. 5 titles: 1. CONGREVE, WILLIAM. 1670-1729. The Way of the World. A Comedy. London: Jacob Tonson, 1700.

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Lot 29
RESTORATION DRAMA.
5 titles:
1. CONGREVE, WILLIAM. 1670-1729. The Way of the World. A Comedy. London: Jacob Tonson, 1700.

Sold for US$ 2,550 inc. premium
RESTORATION DRAMA.
5 titles:
1. CONGREVE, WILLIAM. 1670-1729. The Way of the World. A Comedy. London: Jacob Tonson, 1700. Small 4to (204 x 150 mm). Modern red morocco gilt. Spine sunned, half-title supplied from another copy, light browning. Wing C-5878; Grolier One Hundred Books famous in English Literature 75.
2. LEE, NATHANIEL. 1653-1692. The Tragedy of Nero, Emperour of Rome. London: James Magnus and Richard Bentley, 1675. Small 4to (212 x 157 mm). 20th century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards by Riviere-Mounteney. Upper joint starting, minor browning. Wing L-883. Provenance: Harold Greenhill (bookplate); Robert S. Pirie (bookplate).
3. ETHEREGE, GEORGE. 1636-1692. The Man of Mode, or, Sr Fopling Flutter. A Comedy. Small 4to (216 x 152 mm). London: Henry Herringman, 1676. 20th century green half morocco and marbled boards. Wing E-3374; Macdonald 110A. Provenance: Robert S. Pirie (bookplate).
4. SHADWELL, THOMAS. 1642-1692. The Lancashire Witches and Tegue o Divelly the Irish Priest. A Comedy Acted at the Duke's Theater. Small 4to (216 x 167 mm). London: John Starkey, 1682. Modern quarter morocco and marbled boards. Very slight chipping to corners of title, some light browning. Robert S. Pirie (bookplate). Wing S-2853.
5. ---. The Amorous Bigotte: with the Second Part of Teague O Divelly, a Comedy. Small 4to (214 x 162 mm). Modern red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Slight scuffing to upper cover, repaired tear at outer margin of title affecting a few letters. Wing S-2835.

A fine collection of Restoration plays.
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RESTORATION DRAMA. 5 titles: 1. CONGREVE, WILLIAM. 1670-1729. The Way of the World. A Comedy. London: Jacob Tonson, 1700.
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