Image Not Available

ORIGINAL FULLY MANUSCRIPT COMEDY DRAMA IN THREE ACTS DATED 1858

Unknown - possibly W. M. Kolligs

Publication Date: 1858
Condition: fair Soft cover
Buy Used
Price: US$ 250.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.90 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents
Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.

5-star rating

Heritage Bookseller

AbeBooks Member Since 1996

About this Item

Original Handwritten play. No author or title given. Whether written by the author or a copyist we do not know. 172 leaves with almost all writing on rectos with a few notations on staging on versos. In red and brown ink. Some corrections, omissions and additions in text. Author seems like he has done this before, the tone of the manuscript is quite confident. On final page at end of text is "London, November 8th, 1858" - possibly date manuscript completed. Play has numerous characters including Frank Hawthorne, Dr. Playfair, Mrs. Wildbriar and Mrs. Vavasour. Two times the initials R W B are written on verso pages in text - but perhaps this shorthand for some staging advice. It is possible the author is "W M Kolligs" as it is possible to read this name in a very faint pencil signature on front end paper. However we could find no listing of a dramatist by that name. A small contemporary journal article on publication of book "Essays on the Drama" by W B Donne has been cut out and laid in text. 4to., 3/4 leather with blue marbled boards. Binding secure and text clean. Book is owner signed (Phoebe S. Pepper ,1924) Text VG plus, cover Near Good with small chip in leather on spine, wear to corners and spine ends but no hinges are cracked and binding is quite secure. Bookseller Inventory # a87378

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: ORIGINAL FULLY MANUSCRIPT COMEDY DRAMA IN ...

Publication Date: 1858

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: fair

Store Description

We focus on rare and scarce books and documents. Majority of our offerings are in Science, Mathematics, History, Medicine, Technology, Music, Travel, Exploration. We have numerous manuscript items. We sell books in Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and other languages, as well as English.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All items returnable within ten days of receipt. Please pack returned item(s) well - they must be received back in condition mailed out. Checks (drawn on Bank with U.S. branch), PayPal, Western Union and Money Orders accepted.

Books will be held upon specific request from customer for a period of seven days pending payment
unless a different period is agreed upon.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft