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Old Rowley: A Musical Romance of 1671. Libretto by Maurice Lloyd, Who has Also Supplied Some Crude Illustrations.

Lloyd, Maurice [Lt. Col. R. M. G.]; [Typed, Illustrated Theatrical Manuscript]

Published by The Brown House, Denham, Bucks [Buckinghamshire]
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Black cloth; 6.75" x 8.5"; approx. pp. [4], 117 (typed on the rectos only), plus an illustrated title-page and 6 plates (all drawn and colored by hand). Boards a little rubbed; corners bumped. In 1671, Colonel Thomas Blood (and two accomplices) attempted to rob King Charles II. They were caught by Sergeant Talbot Edwards (whose daughter had been courted by Blood) and, though the accomplices escaped, Blood was apprehended. King Charles II, struck by Blood's audacity, held a private conference with him, and the result -- much to everyone's surprise, and still a cause for speculation -- was not that Blood was punished, but that he was pardoned, given land in Ireland, and an income! Lloyd offers his own explanation here, in a musical comedy named for Charles II's horse. Nicely bound and typed on pink paper, in black and red ink, with his own handwritten scene headings (often with a flourish), and illustrations (usually set designs). Bookseller Inventory # D1018


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Title: Old Rowley: A Musical Romance of 1671. ...

Publisher: The Brown House, Denham, Bucks [Buckinghamshire]

Binding: Hardcover

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