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Book Description

First edition, 2 vols. Title continues "... With Pictures of the Period in Which She Lived."Bookplates. Old light marginal dampstain (max 1 cm) at lower edge of frontis in vol. 1 and on eps and paste-downs in vol. 2, not affecting text; bookplates; ink name on half-titles. Note: "Pictures" in the title does not refer to actual images; perhaps 'word pictures' might be a better description.
Dealer Notes
According to the author, this is the first biography of, in her time, one of the most famous actresses of the 18th C. She was a close friend of David Garrick.
Author Molloy, J. Fitzgerald
Date 1884
Binding Publisher's original bevelled light brown cloth
Publisher London: Hurst and Blackett
Illustrator Frontis of Peg Woffington in vol. 1
Condition A near fine set
Pages 2 vols. pp. 293 & 284 + 24 pp. pub. ads

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