Marriage A-la-Mode. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal. John Dryden.

Marriage A-la-Mode. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal.

London: Printed by T. N. for Henry Herringman...1673. Small 4to., [8], 85 pp., [1], ornamental initials and headpieces. Later blind-stamped full brown calf, gilt-stamped title on spine, raised bands. Minor foxing; fine. Bookplates of Herschel V. Jones, Louis H. Silver, and David and Lulu Borowitz (three total). First edition. First performed in 1672. A two part play with unrelated plots. John Dryden (1631-1700) was an English poet, playwright, and critic, known for pieces which engaged a witty rapport with the audience; either flattering or insulting them. Marriage a-la-mode is considered his best comedy. Wing 2306. Item #106338

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