The Strange Gentleman;
a Comic Burletta, in two acts. By "Boz". First performed at the St. James's Theatre on Thursday, September 29, 1836.London, Chapman and Hall, 1837 [i.e. 1871] Stock Code: 138173
NotesFacsimile of the 1837 first edition of the first of Dickens's plays to be performed, in its original "the scarcest and costliest of all Dickens pamphlets" (Eckel).
Octavo (190 x 127 mm). Early 20th-century brown morocco by Tout, spine lettered in gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, gilt edges.
Frontispiece drawn and engraved by Pailthorpe (present in duplicate in this copy, one hand-coloured).
Lightly rubbed. A very good copy.
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