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ROBINSON, Mary (1758--1800)
The Sicilian lover. A tragedy. In five acts. By Mary Robinson, ...
London: printed for the author, by Hookham and Carpenter, 1796.
[6], 80 p. ; 20.2 cm. (8º)

The third preliminary leaf contains 'Mrs. Robinson's works'. Mary [Perdita] Robinson (née Darby) was a colourful figure who achieved fame on the stage and some notoriety after she drew the attention of the Prince of Wales in 1780, and published a number of novels and works in verse. ESTC t94337.

Copy Notes Textual corrections in ink throughout. Bound (2) in a collection of plays and verse.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, black spine-label gilt-lettered 'Oedipus Tyrannus &c &c &c'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 8d., 19 June 1830. (Spiers Box. Binding 51). Later numbered '85' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5457


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