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Title: Thomas Heywood : Mermaid Series. The Best of the Old Dramatists
Description: London, United Kingdom, T Fisher Unwin. 1888, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Not Date (1888 BL) Five Plays, viz: A Woman Killed with Kindness, The Fair Maid of the West, The English Traveller, The Wise Woman of Hogsdon, The Rape of Lucrece. With an introduction by J. A. Symonds. Unexpurgated edition. 'Thomas Heywood 1570s - 1641. Prominent English playwright, actor and miscellaneous author whose peak period of activity falls between late Elizabethan and early Jacobean theatre. Heywood's best known plays are his domestic tragedies and comedies set among the English middle classes; his masterpiece is generally considered to be A Woman Killed with Kindness, a domestic tragedy about an adulterous wife, and a widely admired Plautine farce The English Traveller." CONDITION Tan bds with bright Gilt titles and insignia, bright Gilt top edge, nice engraved frontis with tissue guard, pp xxxii 427 with nice engraved vignettes, printed on fine paper. Copy is unworn with slightly dulled spine, interior is bright and crisp with only light dust spotting to end pages. Fine/No Jacket.


Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 12567

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