Beaumont and Fletcher

    Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. London: J. Macock, for John Martyn, Henry Herringman, Richard Marriot, 1679.

    Second edition. Folio. [10], 208, 279-578, 557 pages.

    Later half calf over marbled boards. Raised bands, gilt lettering to morocco title label on spine. Scuffing to binding, corners bumped. Frontispiece and title page have been trimmed and mounted in attempts at restoration. Preliminary publisher's note has been torn at upper corner. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Overall, a sound and tight copy in very good condition.

    Beaumont and Fletcher's collected plays originally came out in 1647, featuring thirty-five plays. This second, expanded edition brought the collection up to fifty-one plays, as numbered in the prefatory material, as well as "The Masque of the Gentlemen of Grays-Inne and the Inner-Temple," and "Four Plays, or Moral Representations, in One," which are not numbered.

    ESTC. R13766.

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