Publisher: London: Chapman and Hall, 1837 [but 1871].
Edition: A letterpress facsimile of the first edition.
Bibliographical References: Gimbel B41.
Condition: Some light foxing; fine copy.
Book ID: 22831
Description8vo, original printed wrappers, 46 pages. Frontis. Unopened.
CommentsThe first play by Dickens to be performed or published, a farce based on the chapter “The Great Winglebury Duel” in Sketches by Boz. John Pitt Harley, the stage manager of St. James’s, played the title role and was accompanied by Madame Sala, the mother of George Augustus Sala. Its initial run was for sixty nights.