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Love in a Riddle. A Pastoral. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By His Majesty’s Servants. by  Colley Cibber - First Edition - MDCCXXIX - from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 15)

Love in a Riddle. A Pastoral. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By His Majesty’s Servants.

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Love in a Riddle. A Pastoral. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By His Majesty’s Servants.

by Cibber, Colley

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London: Printed for J. Watts, at the Printing Office in Wild-Court near Lincolns-Inn Fields, MDCCXXIX. Hardcover. Cibber, Colley. Love in a Riddle. A Pastoral. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By His Majestys Servants. London: Printed for J. Watts, at the Printing Office in Wild-Court near Lincolns-Inn Fields, MDCCXIX [1729?]. Price of 1S. 6d. in square brackets. ESTC Citation No. T38640. 8vo, [iv; 96 pages]. Decorated headpieces, epilogue with engraved musical air and 22 pages of engraved music (tunes to the songs sung in the play). Rebound in modern full pebble grain morocco with earlier labels preserved on the spine. Gilt-edged all around. A near-pristine, very fine copy. Love in a Riddle is a ballad-opera, Cibbers attempt to emulate John Gays Beggars Opera. His attempt did not meet with critical success, in fact, his effort was condemned. However, he rescued its comic subplot for his Damon and Phillida.

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
15
Title
Love in a Riddle. A Pastoral. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By His Majesty’s Servants.
Author
Cibber, Colley
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for J. Watts, at the Printing Office in Wild-Court near Lincolns-Inn Fields
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
MDCCXXIX
Size
8vo

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