Companion to the Play-House: Or, An Historical Account...

Companion to the Play-House: Or, An Historical Account Of All The Dramatic Writers (And Their Works) That Have Appeared In Great Britain And Ireland, From The Commencement Of Our Theatrical Exhibitions, Down To The Present Year 1764. London: T. Becket and P.A. Dehondt, 1764.


First Edition. Two volumes. Contemporary full calf that is bumped and chipped, grubby, and a bit dry. Damp staining and top of volume 2 title page clipped. Association copy with the ownership inscription of John Reeve, a notable actor during the middle of the 19th century, dated "Haymarket 1830", which were among his last performances at the Haymarket Theatre. Overall a good plus set.




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