The Provok’d Wife: A Comedy, As it is Acted at the New Theatre, in Little Lincolns-Inn-Fields. By the Author of a New Comedy call’d the Relapse, or Virtue in Danger. SIR JOHN VANBRUGH.

The Provok’d Wife: A Comedy, As it is Acted at the New Theatre, in Little Lincolns-Inn-Fields. By the Author of a New Comedy call’d the Relapse, or Virtue in Danger.

Publisher: London: Printed by J. O. for R. Wellington and Sam. Briscoe, 1697.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Wing V-55; Pforzheimer 1020; NCBEL II, 749.
Condition: Some slight stains to the half-title and title; very nice copy with generous margins.
Book ID: 20425

Description

4to, modern blue half morocco, marbled paper sides, gilt lettering. Half-title and leaf of publisher's ads present.

Comments

¶ Vanbrugh's third play and one of his most representative and successful comedies of manners. Vanbrugh was at work on another play at the time of his death (1726), which his friend and colleague Colley Cibber completed and published as The Provok’d Husband and which was equally successful.

Price: $1,500.00