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MILNER, Henry M.
The Jew of Lubeck; or the heart of a father: a serious drama in two acts. Written by H. Milner, ... First performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane, on Wednesday, May 12, 1819. The music composed by Mr. T. Cooke.
London: printed for J. Lowndes, 1819.
15, [1] p. ; 20.4 cm. (8º)

Milner was noted less for 'serious drama' than for his melodramatic adaptations of Scott and Byron. The dedication is to Stephen Kemble. Henry Kemble is listed amongst the cast, as is Harriet Smithson. Advertisement for another play published by Lowndes on the final page.

Copy Notes Payment of 2s., 27 May 1819 (Journal V); payment of 2s. on 27 September 1819 (Jnl 6, p.371). Bound in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding C19th half maroon roan, blind double-rule borders, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, gilt-lettered 'Letter to / B. West P.R.A.'. Numbered '93' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5539


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