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HULL, Thomas (1728--1808)
Moral tales in verse, founded on real events. Written by Thomas Hull, of the Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. ... Vol. I. (II.)
London: printed for, and under the direction of, George Cawthorn, 1797.
2 vols ; 21.0 cm. (8°)
I: xxvii, [1], 124 p., engr. frontis. port.
II: [2], 200, [2] p.

Soane appears in the 'List Of The Encouragers Of The Work' (vol. I, p. xxii). The final leaf of vol. II is blank, with a pasted-down list of errata. Frontispiece portrait of the author engraved by Leney after Graham. Thomas Hull, the actor, was deputy manager of Covent Garden Theatre and founder of the Theatrical Fund for the Relief of Distressed Players. He was also the author and translator of several plays, and a writer of poems and short stories. There is an unsigned portrait of him at the National Portrait Gallery. ESTC t90948.

Copy Notes The list of subscribers is misbound to follow the title-page of vol. II. The half-title of both volumes inscribed in ink John Soane, that for volume I dated 1797.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards (printer's waste), gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label. Two volumes bound in one, with a blank leaf in between.

Reference Number 1444


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