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Image for New Opera's, With Comical Stories, And Poems, On Several Occasions, Never before Printed. Being the remaining Pieces Written by Mr. D'Urfey.

New Opera's, With Comical Stories, And Poems, On Several Occasions, Never before Printed. Being the remaining Pieces Written by Mr. D'Urfey.

By: D'Urfey, Thomas 1653-1723.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London : Printed for William Chetwood, at Cato's Head in Russel-Street, Covent-garden, 1721 . 0:

Seller ID: 45192


First edition. A very good contemporary full leather binding. 8vo. 7.75" x 5.0" x 1.0". [10pp.]/pp.88/[4pp.]/pp.89-349/pp.348-382 . Panelled calf boards with later matching brown leather spine. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. A small semi-circular section is missing from the leading edge of the rear board. Spine with 5 raised bands and early leather title label: "D'Urfrey's New Operas". Some browning to titlepage and some other pages. In eight parts, each with a separate titlepage; the pagination and register are continuous. Pp.348-349 repeated in pagination, but text is continuous. VG. * R... View more info

Image for Achilles. An Opera. As it is perform'd at the Theatre-Royal in Covent Garden. Written by the late Mr. Gay. With the Musick prefix'd to each Song.

Achilles. An Opera. As it is perform'd at the Theatre-Royal in Covent Garden. Written by the late Mr. Gay. With the Musick prefix'd to each Song.

By: GAY, John 1685-1732.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Watts at the Printing-Office in Wild-Court, near Lincoln's-Inn-Fields M DCC XXXIII [ 1733 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 45170


A very good later half leather binding. First edition. 8vo. [6pp.]/pp.68/[4pp. - 'just published...' ] . Maroon leather spine and corners over marbled boards. Edges lightly rubbed. 13 plain sheets bound in before and after the printed work. Half title present and two leaves of advertisements at the end. Clean English text and musical notation. VG. ** Referenced by: ESTC no.: T164325 / Bell's British Theatre. vol. 9. 1777. pp. 60 View more info