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CUMBERLAND, Richard (1732--1811)
The posthumous dramatick works of the late Richard Cumberland, Esq. In two volumes. Vol. I. (II.)
London: printed for G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to His Majesty; by W. Bulmer and Co., 1813.
2 vols ; 22.6 cm. (4º)
I: [2], viii, [2], 444 p.
II: [2], 400 p.

The advertisement is signed 'Frances Marianne Jansen' i.e. Cumberland's daughter. Soane subscribed for two copies (see subscribers' list in vol. I, p. viii), as did the late prime minister, Spencer Perceval. In the first volume pages 33--40 are signed G4 and pages 41--48 are signed F4. Cumberland was secretary to the Board of Trade and Plantations in 1775, but is better known as a playwright.

Copy Notes With pp. 41--48 bound to precede pp. 33--40.

Binding C19th calf, covers with narrow gilt roll-tooled fillet, maroon morocco spine-labels. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 8s., 5 December 1829. (Archives 7/10/17).

Reference Number 2022


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