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Seventeen 18th-century plays, operas, and poems
Seventeen 18th-century plays, operas, and poems
Seventeen 18th-century plays, operas, and poems

Seventeen 18th-century plays, operas, and poems

Various authors

Regular price $400.00 Sale

17 items from the 18th-century press of G. Lister, presumably the favourite works of a long-ago collector: Love in a Village, by Isaac Bickerstaff; The Beggar's Opera, by John Gay; Artaxerxes, by Thomas Arne; Midas, an English Burletta, by Kane O'Hara; Comus, altered from Milton; Thomas and Sally, by Arne and Bickerstaff; The Virgin Unmask'd, by Henry Fielding; The Lottery, by Henry Fielding; The Farmer's Return from London, by David Garrick; The Deserted Village, poem by Oliver Goldsmith; The Traveller, poem by Oliver Goldsmith; Edwin and Angelina, ballad by Oliver Goldsmith; Poems, by Thomas Gray; Poems, by William Collins; Oriental Eclogues, by William Collins; Love Elegies, by James Hammond; The Shipwreck, by William Falconer. A one-of-a-kind item.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: G. Lister
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1786-1788
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Various paginations. 15 cm. 7 engraved plates. Half leather with marbled boards. Leather worn and boards rubbed. Helpful handwritten contents list on front free endpaper. Ink initials on first title page. Ink notation on rear of title page in Thomas and Sally. Tear in p. 5 of The Lottery.