Lot 79 of 429:
The Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre  

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Title:
The Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre
Author:
Centlivre, Susanna
Place:
London
Publisher:
J. Knapton, C. Hitch and L. Hawes
Date:
1760-1761
Description:

[4] vii-xii, 376; 380; 372 pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume I. (12mo) later white three-quarter vellum with marbled paper-covered boards, brown morocco spine labels lettered in gilt. First Collected Edition.

The plays of Susanna Centlivre with a prefatory sketch of her life by an anonymous woman author, who complains she is "not a little piqued to find that neither the Nobility nor the Commonality of the year 1722, had Spirit enough to erect in Westminster-Abbey, a Monument justly due to the Manes of the never to be forgotten Mrs. Centlivre."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Edges a little rubbed; hinges starting, minor dampstain in lower margin of prelims of Volume I, light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
294645
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