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Irene:; A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane by  Samuel Johnson - First Edition - 1749 - from Locus Solus Rare Books (SKU: 206004)

Irene:; A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane

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Irene:; A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane

by Johnson, Samuel

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Evenly toned; some soil; covers scuffed slightly; Tiffany bookplate of Charles M. Fleischmann on front pastedown.
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London: R. Dodsley, 1749. First Edition. Evenly toned; some soil; covers scuffed slightly; Tiffany bookplate of Charles M. Fleischmann on front pastedown.. 8vo, [vi], 86pp; nineteenth-century morocco and marbled boards (by Bradstreet's), t.e.g.; bound without terminal blanks and without publisher's list in rear. Johnson's only play, published in an edition thought to be around 1000 copies. Fleeman 49.2I/1a; Courtney & Smith pp. 24-25.

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Bookseller
Locus Solus Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
206004
Title
Irene:; A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane
Author
Johnson, Samuel
Book condition
Used - Evenly toned; some soil; covers scuffed slightly; Tiffany bookplate of Charles M. Fleischmann on front pastedown.
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
R. Dodsley
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1749

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First Edition
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morocco
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bookplate
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