The Plain-Dealer A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal

London: R. Bently, 1691. Fifth edition. leather_bound. 4to, 21 1/2 x 16 cm. A classic work of Restoration drama first published 1677, but first acted with acclamation and success three years earlier. CBEL, Vol. VIII, p.145 notes, "....Wycherley's last and best comedy.....Wychereley's masterpiece cannot but be regarded as an admirably bold, effective and original piece of dramatic satire........a notable work, compactly written, carefully planned and effectively executed, and, in its honest purpose to castigate vice, not unworthy of the ideals of Ben Jonson himself." WING W-3754. Text embrowned and slightly cut down, a few heads shaved. Quarter brown calf and dark beige boards. Near fine. Item #15276

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