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Pre-Restoration Drama -- Thomas GOFFE (1591-1629). The Raging TUrke, or Baiazet the Second. A tragedie .... London: August Mathewes for Richard Meighen, 1631. 4° (178 x 120mm). Woodcut headpieces. (Title and dedication waterstained, title also with small ink stain and slight crease mark over imprint, further waterstains at text margins, a few lower margins shaved with loss of catch-letters and catch-words, some creasing of lower corners, K3 with tear at outer margin touching text on verso.) Later brown half morocco. FIRST EDITION. Thomas Goff went to Westminster as a Queen's scholar and then to Christ Church, Oxford. His three principal tragedies were acted there after 1616, while he was still a student, though not published until after his death. Greg III, 447(a); STC 11980.

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Pre-Restoration Drama -- Thomas GOFFE (1591-1629). The Raging TUrke, or Baiazet the Second. A tragedie .... London: August Mathewes for Richard Meighen, 1631. 4° (178 x 120mm). Woodcut headpieces. (Title and dedication waterstained, title also with small ink stain and slight crease mark over imprint, further waterstains at text margins, a few lower margins shaved with loss of catch-letters and catch-words, some creasing of lower corners, K3 with tear at outer margin touching text on verso.) Later brown half morocco. FIRST EDITION. Thomas Goff went to Westminster as a Queen's scholar and then to Christ Church, Oxford. His three principal tragedies were acted there after 1616, while he was still a student, though not published until after his death. Greg III, 447(a); STC 11980.

George CHAPMAN (1559-1634) and James SHIRLEY (1596-1666). The Ball. A comedy, as it was presented by her Majesties servants, at the private house in Drury Lane. London: Tho[mas] Cotes for Andrew Crooke, 1639. 4° (184 x 125mm). Title with woodcut royal crests. (Title with repairs at inner margin and 2 holes at lower inner corner, some corners creased, a few stains.) Brown gilt-tooled morocco by S. Kaufmann. FIRST EDITION. Gregg II, 549; STC 4995.

Henry GLAPTHORNE (fl. 1639). The Tragedy of Albertus Wallenstein, late Duke of Fridland, and Generall to the Emperor Ferdinand the second ... acted with good allowance at the Globe ... by His Majesties servants. London: Tho[mas] Paine for George Hutton, 1640. 4° (179 x 124mm). (Lower margins waterstained, title and preliminaries with heavier stain on text, quire B heavily spotted, D1 with piece torn from lower margin.) Later green half morocco. Provenance: Rachell Bromley (later signature on title); cropped signature on final leaf. FIRST EDITION, one of two variants. The date on the title page was altered from 1639 to 1640 during the course of printing. Gregg II, 564; STC 11913.

BEAUMONT, Francis (1584-1616) and John FLETCHER (1579-1625). A King and No King. Acted at the Blacke-Fryars by His Maiesties seruants. And now the third time printed .... London: A. M[athewes] for Richard Hawkins, 1631. 4° (181 x 128mm). (Title browned, waterstained throughout, without initial blank.) Later 19th-century half calf (spine worn). Third edition. Gregg 360c; STC 1672. (4)
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