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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    PLAYS. A collection of 20 plays in 10 volumes, 18th century. Various Bindings. Including:

    Price Realised  

    PLAYS. A collection of 20 plays in 10 volumes, 18th century. Various Bindings. Including:

    SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816). A Trip to Scarborough. A Comedy. London: for G. Wilkie, 1781. 8°. (Occasional light soiling). Modern boards. FIRST EDITION.

    [COLMAN, George]. The Mountaineers; a Play. London: printed for the curious, and not sold by the booksellers in general, 1794. (Rather browned). Contemporary half calf, title in gilt on spine (rubbed). Provenance: Robert Searles, 1825 (purchase inscription, from Wise's sale at Oxford, lot 120). RARE FIRST EDITION.

    KILLIGREW, Thomas, the younger. Chit-Chat. A Comedy. London: B. Lintot, [1719]. 8°. Half-title, with the final advertisement leaf (half-title a little soiled). Contemporary roan-backed cloth (spine rather worn). Second edition. (10)


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