Love for Love: A Comedy. Acted at the Theatre in Little Lincolns-Inn Fields, By His Majesty's Servants

London: Jacob Tonson, 1697. Third edition. Paperback. 4to, 21 1/2 x 17 cm. A classic Restoration drama first acted 1695 by Betterton in a new theatre, the famous house in Lincoln inn fields. CBEL, Vol. VIII, pp.150-155, notes, "The success of the play was without precedent and well merited. At each step, Congreve approached nearer to life as to the summit of his art.....For the rest, it may be said that at last Congreve has entered his kingdom. In every sense, he shows himself a perfect master of his craft." WING C-5854. Text embrowned, some staining, a few corners torn-away with no loss of text, slightly cut-down. Old brown wrappers chipped. Very good. Item #15277

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