"This play was prohibited the stage on account of...groundless insinuations that it reflected on the government."John Banks. The Innocent Usurper: or, The Death of the Lady Jane Gray. A Tragedy. London: Printed for R. Bentley, at the Post-House, in Russel-street, in Covent-Garden, 1694.
First edition. Small quarto. vi, 60 pages.
Modern plain gray wrappers. Scattered minor foxing. Headlines and pagination occasionally shaved. Tobacco burn at pp. 30-31. Very good condition.
"This play was prohibited the stage on account of some mistaken censures and groundless insinuations that it reflected on the government..." (David Erskine Baker: Biographia Dramatica, p. 326).
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