1750 · London
by Beaumont, Francis, John Fletcher; Mr. Theobald
London: J. & R. Tonson and S. Draper in the Strand, 1750. Octavo. In ten volumes. Volume 1 has the double frontispieces which are often lacking in most copies. Volume 7 erroneously is printed 1701 as is in all copies of the first edition. The contents are: v. 1. The maid's trgedy. Philaster;. A king and no king. The scornful lady--v. 2 The custom of the country. The elder brother. The Spanish curate. Wit without money. The beggar's bus, v. 3 The humorous lieutenant. The faithful shepherdess. the mad lover. The loyal subject. Rule a wife and have a wife. v. 4 The laws of Candy. the false one. The little French lawyer. Valentian. Monsieur Thomas. v. 5 The chances. The bloody brother. The Wild-goose chace. a wife for a month. The lover's progress. The pilgrim. V. 6 The captain. The prophetess. The Queen of Corinth. Bonduca. The Knight of the Burning Pestle. V. 7 Love's pilgrimage. The double marriage. The maid in the mill. The knight of Malta. Love's Cure. V. 8 Women pleas'd. The Nightwalker. The women's prize. The island princess. The noble gentleman. V. 9 The coronation. The sea-voyage. the coxcomb. Wit at several weapons. The fair maid of the inn. Cupid's revenge. V. 10 The two noble kinsmen. Theirry and Theodoret. the woman-hater. The nice valour. the honest man's torture. A masque. Four plays or moral representations in love. The complete works with all pages clean, bound in a modern leather over cloth, leather labels gilt.
(Inventory #: 012340)