Love's Last Shift or, the Fool in Fashion. A Comedy. Colley CIBBER.

Love's Last Shift or, the Fool in Fashion. A Comedy.

London: H. Rhodes, et al. 1696.

Quarto; in a vellum by Riviere.

Before Laureateship

First edition of Cibber's first play. Colley Cibber (1671-1757) was himself an actor, especially noted for playing lead roles, most usually fops. Eventually he became a leading player/manager in Drury Lane, as well as the author of a number of popular plays. In 1730 he was named Poet Laureate

First edition of Cibber's first play. Colley Cibber (1671-1757) was himself an actor, especially noted for playing lead roles, most usually fops. Eventually he became a leading player/manager in Drury Lane, as well as the author of a number of popular plays. In 1730 he was named Poet Laureate

This is the Huth copy with his distinctive oval bookplate on the front pastedown.

Wing, C4281.

Price (AUD): $650.00  other currencies Ref: #2408076

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