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The Works of the Late Ingenious Mr. George Farquhar by George Farquhar - Hardcover - 1760 - from Rooke Books (SKU: 744P10)

The Works of the Late Ingenious Mr. George Farquhar

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The Works of the Late Ingenious Mr. George Farquhar

by George Farquhar

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London: J. Clarke; et al, 1760. Vellum. Very Good. 7" by 4". None. A smartly rebound collection of the comedic and dramatic plays of George Farquhar, containing all of his works in total. Complete in two volumes.A collection of the plays of George Farquhar.ESTC citation number T52804.Three pages of publisher's adverts to the rear of Volume II.Farquhar was an Irish dramatists, known for his notable contributions to the late Restoration comedy. He saw success with his first comedy, 'Love and a Bottle', which led him to devote himself to play-writing. The rest of his plays were favourably received, though he died young and didn't had an immensely prolific career, writing plays for fewer than ten years in total.Containing Farquhar's poetry, letters, 'Love and a Bottle', 'The Constant Couple', 'Sir Harry Wildair', 'The Inconstant', 'The Twin-Rivals', 'The Recruiting-Officer', and 'The Beaux-Stratagem'.The plays were first performed at Drury Lane, London.Each play has a separate title page and pagination.The ninth edition of this work.Rebound in a quarter vellum binding with marbled paper to the boards Rebound in a quarter vellum binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, near fine, with few minor marks. Hinges are tight however the webbing is showing through the binding. Internally, tightly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with some spots. The first gathering of Volume I is working loose. Very Good

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
744P10
Title
The Works of the Late Ingenious Mr. George Farquhar
Author
George Farquhar
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None
Format/binding
Vellum
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. Clarke; et al
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1760
Keywords
The Works of the Late Ingenious Mr. George Farquhar george farquhar restoration the constant couple george farquhar the beaux' stratagem irish
Size
7\" by 4\"
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