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Six plays / written by Mr. Mountfort ; in two volumes ... to which is prefix'd some memoirs of the life of Mr. Mountfort.

Author/Creator:
Mountfort, William, 1664?-1692.
Publication:
London : Printed for J. Tonson ..., G. Strahan ..., and W. Mears ..., 1720.
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. ([2], xi, [1], 89, [19], 97-409, [13], 421-491, [3] p.); 17 cm. (12mo)
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Standardized Title:
Selections. 1720
Subjects:
English drama.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements -- England -- London -- 18th century.
Contents:
v. 1. The injur'd lovers, or, The ambitious father ; The successful strangers ; Greenwich park
v. 2. King Edward the Third, with the fall of Mortimer Earl of March ; The life and death of Dr. Faustus ; Henry the Second, King of England, with the death of Rosamond.
Notes:
Each play has a separate titlepage dated 1719 or 1720, but pagination and register are continuous through the two volumes.
Pp.299, 369 and 370 misnumbered 185, 345 and 367.
Advertisements on [3] p. at end of vol. 2.
Henry the Second, King of England attributed to John Bancroft by Gildon. cf. Cambridge bibliography of English literature.
Local notes:
Forrest copy 2 bound in 1 vol.
Forrest copy 1 closely cropped, resulting in some loss of imprint.
RBC copy bound in one volume, t.p. to v.2 wanting.
Penn Provenance:
Dartrey (bookplate) (RBC copy)
Forrest, Edwin, Estate of (donor) (Forrest cop. 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1720
Cited in:
ESTC T56644
Contributor:
Bancroft, John, d. 1696, supposed author.
OCLC:
2485872