Lot 644 of 766:
She Gallant by John O'Keeffe, 1767  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$60
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
The She Gallant: or, Square-Toes Outwitted: A New Comedy of Two Acts as Now Performing, with Great Applause, at the Theatre in Smock-Alley, Dublin

Author:
O'Keeffe, John

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for T. Lowndes and J. Williams

Date:
1767

Description:

[4], 36 pp. (8vo) 20x13 cm (8x4¾"), re-bound in blue cloth. First Edition.

John O'Keeffe (1747-1833) was an Irish actor and dramatist. He wrote a number of farces, amusing dramatic pieces and librettos for pasticcio operas, many of which had great success. The She Gallant was written at the age of 18, and was his second attempt at the drama, his fist having been The Generous Lovers, which he wrote at age 16.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear and fading to cloth, sunning at spine and some corner bumps; small piece of top corner of first page missing, pages yellowed with scattered foxing throughout; very good.


 
Item number:
269289
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