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The Parricide A Play in Three Acts

by King, William

Condition: Good


London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1833. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. 135 pages. 4 x 6 1/2 inches. Leather binding, blindstamped decorations. Wear to corners and head/tail spine panel. A presentation copy inscribed on the front flyleaf "Wm Bignell King from His affectionate Father The Author July 31st, 1833". Bookplate of W James Cutler on the front pastedown, with small stamp of the same name at head of second flyleaf. Some page creasing and general smudges, otherwise a good reading copy. Boards.
  • Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21833
  • Title: The Parricide A Play in Three Acts
  • Author: King, William
  • Format/binding: Boards
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Simpkin and Marshall
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1833
  • Keywords: ; OLDCATS: Theater ; Signed Books ; ; ; ; ;
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