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Irene: A Tragedy. As It Was Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by  Samuel Johnson - First Irish edition - 1749 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 244299)

Irene: A Tragedy. As It Was Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane

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Irene: A Tragedy. As It Was Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane

by Johnson, Samuel

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Dublin: Printed by S. Powell, for G. and A. Ewing, J. Hoby, et al., 1749. First Irish edition. 71 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Removed, half-title loose. First Irish edition. 71 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Johnson's only play, produced by Garrick. This is the first Dublin edition, a direct reprint of the first edition of the same year (Fleeman). Courtney & Smith, p. 24; Fleeman 49.2I/2

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
244299
Title
Irene: A Tragedy. As It Was Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane
Author
Johnson, Samuel
Format/binding
71 pp. 1 vols. 12mo
Book condition
Used - Removed, half-title loose
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Irish edition
Publisher
Printed by S. Powell, for G. and A. Ewing, J. Hoby, et al.
Place of Publication
Dublin
Date Published
1749
Keywords
Drama | Samuel Johnson
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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