Lot 221 of 377:
Sheridan's The Duenna A Comic Opera  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Duenna: A Comic Opera. In Three Acts. As Preformed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden: With Universal Applause

Author:
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed from T. N. Longman

Date:
1794

Description:

4to, 20th century straight-grained dark red morocco, gilt rules and lettering, t.e.g.  First authorized edition of the text of the opera; the music had previously appeared separately when the opera was first performed in 1775, but with no spoken text.

Sheridan’s immensely popular opera was at first only published in corrupted, unauthorized editions until this one.


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Condition:
Cover detached; spine chipped at head and foot; very good.


 
Item number:
305242
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