The Modern Husband. A Comedy. HENRY FIELDING.

The Modern Husband. A Comedy.

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Watts, 1732.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Cross, pages 294-5; NCBEL II, 927.
Condition: Minor insect damage in the upper margin of two leaves; mended tear in one leaf of ads; very nice, large untrimmed copy.
Book ID: 23869


8vo, modern quarter calf, gray boards, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Five pages of publisher's ads at the end.


Fielding's "heroic" comedy, which meant to ridicule vicious social institutions. It had an initial run at Drury Lane of almost two weeks and proved to be one of "the best of Fielding's regular comedies" - Martin Battestin, Henry Fielding, A Life.

Price: $600.00

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