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The Theatre. A Monthly Review of The Drama, Music and The Fine Arts

By Clement Scott (Ed)

1879-80

Charles Dickens & Evans : London

9.5" by 6"

306pp, 128-190pp, [4], 376pp, 2-382pp

 

 

 

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A extensive collection of 'The Theatre. A Monthy Review' edited by the noteworthy critic Clement Scott.

A large collection of 'The Theatre' periodical from August 1, 1879 to December 1, 1880. A monthly review of drama, music and the fine arts of the 19th century, published by Charles Dickens and Evans Edited by Clement Scott, the important theatre critic of the 19th century. Though he was incredibly influential in the field, Scott built a bad reputation for himself criticising the moral character of actors, which eventually resulted in retirement from the field of theatre criticism. No title page to 1879 volumes. Vol. I. - New Series, January To June, 1880. Vol. II - New Series. July To December, 1880. Among the articles and works featured in this volume titles include: 'The Maid of the Mountain' by Robert St. John Corbet; 'Hamlet on Acting' by Percy Fitzgerald; 'J. L. Toole' by Joseph Knight; 'Impression of John Baldwin Buckstone' by Tom Taylor; 'Sweet Little Nollie' by Claud Templar; 'The Death of Mozart. The Legend of His Last Requiem Mass' by Edmund Leathes. Reoccurring segment across the set include 'Our Omnibus-Box', 'Our Symposium' and 'Our Play-Box'. Illustrated with 15 plates and several vignettes throughout.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding. Externally sound, with rubbing to the spine and extremities. Tear to the head of the backstrip (no more than 2cm), and an additional small tear to the tail of the backstrip (no more than 1cm). Heavy offsetting to the front and rear endpapers. Internally firmly bound. Pages are lightly age toned to the extremities, with intermittent spotting.

Overall Condition: Good

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