Peg Woffington. Hugh THOMPSON, Charles READE.
Peg Woffington

Peg Woffington

George Allen: London, 1899.

THOMPSON, Hugh.

With an introduction by Austin Dobson and illustrations by Hugh Thompson. The first of Reade's fictional prose works, a novel of manners based on his own play 'Masks and Faces' (1852), telling the story of the eighteenth-century actor Margaret Woffington.

Item #1023

Octavo, elaborate gilt devorated cloth, all-edges gilt, frontispiece and illustrated title page by Thompson, a near-fine copy.

Price: $100.00

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