Five Bound Volumes of Plays

Various places including Philadelphia, New York, London, others: various publishers, ca.1810-1840. Small 8vo; bound uniformly without any wrappers in 19th century half-morocco and paper covered boards; some owner’s signatures and notes; largely very good; many have frontispieces (some with slight coloring). Consisting of 46 plays, early, if not possibly first editions or first American editions, including these: Ugolino by Junius Brutus Booth. Philadelphia: Turner & FIsher, n.d. Rugantino by M.G. Lewis. New York: Longworth, 1810. Adelgitha by M.G. Lewis. Philadelphia: Thomas H. Palmer, 1823. The Sea-Captain by Sir E. Lytton Bulwer. Philadelphia: Turner & Fisher, n.d. The Vampire Bride by George Blink. London: J. Duncombe, n.d. Cinderella (Music by Rossini). Philadelphia: Turner & Fisher, n.d The Dramatist by Frederick Reynolds. New York: Longworth, 1818. The Fatal Dowry by Philip Massinger. New York: Murden, 1826. The Point of Honor by Charles Kemble. Baltimore: J. Robinson, 1830. X, Y, Z. or the American Manager by George Colman. New York: Elton’s, 1828. The Castle Spectre by M.G. Lewis. New York: Longworth, 1818. The Mummy: Or, The Liquor of Life! by William Bayle Bernard. Philadelphia: Turner, n.d.

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