The Unfortunate Dutchess of Malfy, or, the Unnatural Brothers: a Tragedy … [Edited by Hugh Newman]
[viii], 74,  pp., with half-title. 4to
by Webster, [John]
London: Printed for H.N. and are to be Sold by John Morphew, near Stationers-hall, 1708. [viii], 74,  pp., with half-title. 4to. Modern half calf and marbled boards. Text browned and foxed, light dampstaining, top margin cropped with some loss of running title, wear to top margin of B2-C1, D3 & F2, small paper repair at gutter of C2. [viii], 74,  pp., with half-title. 4to. The Fourth Quarto. The fourth quarto edition of Webster's Duchess of Malfi, "by general consent Webster's masterpiece" (ODNB). First published in 1623 following well-received performances at the Blackfriars and the second Globe, the play appeared in subsequent editions in 1640 and 1678. This fourth edition has an altered title ("The Unfortunate Dutchess of Malfy, or, the Unnatural Brothers"), updated cast list from the Queen's Theatre production, improved stage directions and lines cut to reduce the length of the play.Laid in is a theatrical broadside (18 x 6 in.) advertising a January 16, 1861 performance of the Duchess of Malfi at the Boston Museum, with Emma Waller in the lead role. ESTC T50406; Tannenbaum 37
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