Book Description

limited numbered edition (1147/1200) with a portrait two folding facsimile letters, and the plates of chracater parts by Paul Rotha, 5 vols set,untrimmed edges, some foxing to prelims Thomas Shadwell (1642-?92) poet laureate. This edition contains his plays as well as his poems and letters. 'His crowded scenes present the typical figures and conversations of his day, men and manners as they actually were fops, virtuosos, debauchees, coarse country clowns, crooked politicians, business men, minor poets, loose women, puritans, cavaliers and the whole kaleidoscope of Restoration life.'
Author Thomas Shadwell (Montague Summers ed.)
Date London: 1927
Binding 4to hardback, brown buckram gilt over brown boards, 5 vols set
Publisher The Fortune Press
Illustrator Paul Rotha
Condition very good

Price: £200.00

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