RESTORATION DRAMA -- TATE, Nahum (1652-1715). The Ingratitude of a Common-Wealth: or, The fall of Caius Martius Coriolanus. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal. London: T.M. for Joseph Hindmarsh, 1682. 4° (230 x 179mm). (Title torn with slight loss of imprint and repaired, the loss crudely supplied in pen and blue ink, title also frayed and with small hole at upper margin, A2-3 repaired at lower margin, most lower margins dampstained, H3 with clean internal tear affecting 4 lines.) Later green morocco (rubbed, spine faded), uncut. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. This tragedy was also adapated by John Denis and James Thomson. Shakespeare's original text was first published in 1734. Bartlett 176; Jaggard p. 296; Wing T-190.
William SHAKESPEARE. The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now acted at ... the Duke of York's Theatre. London: H. Heringham and R. Bentley, 1683. 4° (218 x 160mm). (Title in facsimile, second leaf extensively repaired, B4 torn with loss to last line of text and rather crudely repaired, a few leaves with marginal tears, some browning.) Green half calf. Eighth edition. Bartlett 86; Jaggard p. 307; Wing S-2952; together with Thomas Shadwell The History of Timon of Athens, London: J.M. for Henry Herringman, 1678, with title and fourth leaf in facsimile; Davenant and Dryden's adaptation of Macbeth, London: J. Tonson, 1710, 'a verbatim reprint of the 1687 edition' according to Jaggard p. 381; and Nahum Tate History of King Lear, London: Richard Wellington, 1712, together 3 plays, all 4°, in later bindings. (5)