Details: 2 plays by one of the most successful female playwrights of the 18th century. The Busy Body: 71, . A Bold Stroke For A Wife: iv, , 8-71,  p. 18 cm. "Bold Stroke" has an engraved frontispiece of Mr. Shuter in the character of Obadiah Prim. Frontispiece coming loose from text block. Both plays disbound. Reference labels on each.