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Ode to a great actor by a great friend  

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Verses to the Memory of Garrick. Spoken as a Monody, at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley


T. Evans, J. Wilkie, E. and C. Dilly, A. Portal, and J. Almon



Engraved frontispiece. Half title present. (Folio) later marbled boards and printed paper label. First edition, second state with the misprint in the dedication corrected

An ode to the memory of the great actor by a friend, colleague, and partner in Drury Lane Theatre. From the library of David and Lulu Borowitz, with their bookplate on the front paste-down.  Lot 219 in the Borowitz Sale catalogue, part 1.  

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Edgewear; very good or better.

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