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Alfonso, King of Castile; A Tragedy, in Five Acts

Lewis, M. G.

Published by Printed for J. Bell, London, 1801
Condition: Collectible-Very Good No Binding
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Disbound. Pages (i-iii) iv-vii (viii) and (1) - 110 (1). Uncut page bottoms. Light scattered foxing. In the Preface the author "confesses that the situation at the end of the Second Act was suggested by the well-known anecdote of Charlemagne and his daughter Emma. It seems more likely to have been suggested by the story of Sigismunda and Guiscardo -- only the fact happens to be otherwise." ".the siege of Algesiras took place, at which the first use of gunpowder is said to have been made." Characters include: Alfonso XI; Orsino; Father Bazil; Henriquez; Ricardo; Amelrosa; Estella; etc. Last page contains advertising of other works by M. G. Lewis such as: The East Indian; Rolla, or the Peruvian Hero; The Love of Gain; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 5026

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Title: Alfonso, King of Castile; A Tragedy, in Five...

Publisher: Printed for J. Bell, London

Publication Date: 1801

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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