Rose and Colin, a Comic Opera, in One Act.


Rose and Colin, a Comic Opera, in One Act.

DIBDIN, Charles

Regular price $50.00 Sale

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: [for G. Kearsly]
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: [1778]
  • Place Published: [London]
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [7], 8-28p. 20 cm. Originally priced at 6p. Disbound but remains sewn together and ready for rebinding. Title page signed by "Jos. J Henry." Inscription after title page: "Rose & Colin was performed several times and Preceding the Play this Season with Success. The Performance of Mrs. Farell [who played Colin} and the Music Compos'd by Mr. Dibdin, was however its Principal Support." Minor wear to pages. Text clear and unmarked. Good condition.

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