Book Description

EDGEWORTH, MARIA. Comic Dramas, in Three Acts. London, R Hunter, 1817. 12mo, pp vii, 381, [3, adverts], with half title, bound in contemporary diced calf, spine gilt and blind, skillful repair to upper joint, but a very good tight copy,
Dealer Notes
FIRST EDITION. a series of three plays written at the suggestion of her father for Thomas Sheridan at Drury Lane. WITH BOOK LABEL OF CHARLOTTE ANNE EATON, [1788-1859] novelist and travel writer and with the bookplate of banker husband Stephen Eaton [1780-1834], and her own Hendersysde Park book-label as 'Miss Waldie'. Charlotte Eaton, nee Waldie, did not marry until 1822, Although largely remembered as a woman travel writer, Eaton was no-doubt influenced by the highly successful writings of her older contemporary Maria Edgeworth. A quite pretty copy.
Date 1817.
Binding contemporary diced calf
Publisher London, R Hunter,
Condition See description

Price: £75.00

Offered by J & S Wilbraham

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