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MORTON, Thomas. The school of reform; or, how to rule a husband; a comedy, in five acts...

London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, [1807].
12mo. 80pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's powder-blue wrappers, later inscribed and typed title labels to upper wrapper. Loss to spine, chipping to wrapper edges. Lightly spotted, occasional loss to leaf corners.
An early edition of playwright Thomas Morton's (bap. 1764, d. 1838) immensely popular five-act comedy first performed at Covent Garden in 1805. The play was revived many times and revived Morton's reputation following the failure of his previous effort Beggar my Neighbour.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 21852