The fair penitent : a tragedy / by Nicholas Rowe, esq. ; adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden ; regulated from the prompt-books by permission of the managers.
- London : Printed for the proprietors, under the direction of John Bell, British Library, Strand, bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, MDCCXCI 
86,  p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 15 cm. (12mo)
- toy. n.n, e,d; AsWi (7) 1791 (R)
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- Signatures: [A]² B-H⁶.
Plates: "Miss Brunton as Calista" (engraved by Philip Audient after Samuel de Wilde, with imprint: London. Printed for J. Bell, British Library, Strand, March 17, 1791) and "Fair penitent" (engraved by Charles Grignion after John Graham, with imprint: London Printed for J. Bell British Library Strand Jany 4, 1791).
Woodcut head- and tail-piece.
"'The lines distinguished by inverted commas, are omitted in the representation.'"
"Also issued as: 'Bell’s British theatre', London 1797, vol. 3."--ESTC.
- Local notes:
- Milton Collection copy bound with: Otway, Thomas. Venice preserved, or, A plot discovered. London : Printed for the proprietors, under the direction of John Bell, British-Library, Strand, bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, MDCCXCI .
Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Milton Collection copy: left board and front free endpaper detached.
- Penn Provenance:
- Curran, Stuart A. (honoree) (Milton Collection copy)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor) (Milton Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- ESTC N16654
- De Wilde, Samuel, 1751-1832.
Graham, J. (John), 1754-1817.
Audinet, Philip, 1766-1837, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Bell, John, 1745-1831, publisher.
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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