Restoration Plays (Everyman's Library #604, Poetry & Drama series)

By: GOSSE, Edmund (introduction)

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Following England's Interregnum of 1649-1660, in which the country's theatres were closed, drama reappeared. These seven tragedies and comedies are representative of the vitality of the theatre during this Restoration period. Includes: "All for Love" by John Dryden, "The Country Wife" by William Wycherley, "The Way of the World" by William Congreve, "Venice Preserved" by Thomas Otway, "The Beaux-Stratagem" by George Farquhar, "The Provoked Wife" by Sir John Vanbrugh, and "The Man of Mode" by Sir George Etherege. With an introduction by Sir Edmund Gosse. Entry 604 in Everyman's Library Poetry & Drama series. --- A 1957 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library larger format binding style 4. Full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and "EL" in script at tail of spine; faded pale orange topstain. In blue dust jacket with "Everyman's Library" surrounded by scrollwork on front cover. --- With prior owner's inked info. to half title page, slightly cocked spine and moderate soiling to cloth, else a sound, tightly-bound copy. Jacket with a few small tears, general age-toning and darkening to spine; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvii, 509 pages

Title: Restoration Plays (Everyman's Library #604, Poetry & Drama series)

Author Name: GOSSE, Edmund (introduction)

Categories: >>Drama/Theatre; Movies/TV, >>Everyman's Library Editions,

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 82651