The Modern Husband. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. HENRY FIELDING.

The Modern Husband. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Watts, 1732.
Edition: First edition, first state of signatures B and C-F.
Bibliographical References: ESTC T89776; 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

Description

8vo, modern quarter calf, gray boards, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Five pages of publisher's terminal advertisements.

Comments

A satirical comedy by Henry Fielding (1707-1754) about a destitute couple who plot to defraud a wanton nobleman. 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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