The Gipsies: A Comick Opera in Two Acts as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in the Haymarket

INVENTORY #112498

The Gipsies: A Comick Opera in Two Acts as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in the Haymarket

[DIBDIN, Charles]

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Charles Dibdin (1745-1814), while a playwright, novelist and an actor, is best known as the songwriter of "Tom Bowling". Dibdin worked as an actor at the Theatre-Royal where this play was performed. Comic opera was one of many theatrical genres that Dibdin wrote and performed.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: T. Sherlock for T. Cadell, in the Strand
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1778
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [4], 30, [2]p. 20 cm. Disbound but remains sewn together and ready for rebinding. Minor soiling and spotting to paper. Inscriptions on title page and the blank page following. Signed "Jos'h Jeffrey" on title page. Inscription after title page: "The Gipsies. Met with a very Indifferent Reception Being Perform'd but 2 or 3 Nights . And that with little or no Approbation." Text clear and unmarked. Good condition.

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