The Rivals. A Comedy. Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

The Rivals. A Comedy.

London: Printed for John Wilkie, 1775.

First edition, second issue, with page 79 correctly numbered. With half-title. x, [vi], 100 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (21 x 13.5 cm). Later wrappers. Fine. Laid in green cloth drop box. Bookplate Ashley V, p.152; NCBEL II, 818. Item #252939

Attractive large copy of Sheridan's first published play, one of the great English comedies, featuring the deliciously ludicrous Mrs. Malaprop: "If I reprehend any thing in this world, it is the use of my oracular tongue, and a nice derangement of epitaphs!"

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