Tancred and Sigismunda. A Tragedy. As Performed at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.

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Tancred and Sigismunda. A Tragedy. As Performed at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.

THOMSON, James

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James Thomson (1700-1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright best known for writing the lyrics to "Rule Britannia!" Tancred and Sigismunda is a politically themed romantic tragedy that draws on historical events for its plot concerning a royal love story and the rights to a royal throne. While better known for his poetry, his tragedies remain well respected in scholarly circles.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: W. Oxlade
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1775
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Ex library - Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    50 [46]p. 17 cm playbook inside a 19 cm paper cover. Some foxing and wear to pages. A later paper wrap protects the pages and keeps the play intact. Reference label on front cover.

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