Histrionic topography: or, the birth-places, residences, and funeral monuments of the most Distinguished Actors.
London. Published by the Proprietor, J. Cole, 1818. First edition.
8vo. , iv, 37pp, . With an engraved frontispiece, and additional engraved title page, and a further engraved plates. Original publisher's buff paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed and marked. Foxed and browned, one gathering (and three attendant plates) detached from text-block.
The sole edition on a series historical and descriptive notices on the residences of influential British performers and dramatists, illustrated by fine engravings executed by draughtsman James Storer (1771-1853) and his son Henry Sargant Storer (1795-1837). The notices include, inter alia, descriptions of Garrick's London town house, the birth place in Stratford-upon-Avon of Shakespeare, and the Bard's monument at Westminster Abbey.£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref: 24608