The Modern British Drama. In Five Volumes. Walter SCOTT, compiler?

The Modern British Drama. In Five Volumes

London: William Miller, 1811. First Edition. Five volumes; octavo (24.5cm.); slightly later full deep plum gilt-tooled morocco, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; engraved title pages. Light scuffing to spine edges and spine ends, some foxing to preliminaries, else a Very Good or better, quite attractively bound set. Contemporary armorial bookplates of "Coster" to front pastedowns; slightly later armorial bookplates of the Scottish Glass family to front free endpapers. Volumes 1-2: Tragedies; Volumes 3-4: Comedies; Volume 5: Operas and Farces. Compilation attributed to Sir Walter Scott, whose "Remarks" and selections expand upon the 1808 collection "The British Drama," also published by Miller. TODD & BOWDEN 54A.

Price: $500.00

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