The Way of the World, A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre in Lincoln’s-Inn-Fields . . .

Publisher: London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1700.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Wing C-5878; Woodward & McManaway 249.
Condition: Binding slightly rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 19920


4to, later reddish brown morocco by Masson de Bonnelle, gilt decorations and lettering. Bound without the half-title.


Congreve’s most famous play, though his satire with its very complicated plot about love and courtship, rakes and fops, initially failed. ¶ Bookplates of Fleming Crooks, Harry Vane Milbank and Blairhame on the front paste-down.

Price: $2,500.00