ID 12327
Title A Bold Stroke for a Wife: A Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Centlivre. Printed from the acting copy, with remarks, biographical and critical, by D—G. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the characters, entrances, and exits,—relative positions of the performers on the stage,—and the whole of the stage business. As now performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with a portrait of Mr. W. Farren, in the character of Periwinkle. Engraved on steel by Mr. Woolnoth, from an original drawing, by Mr. Wageman.
Contributors Centlivre, Susanna (Author)
Signed Author By Mrs. Centlivre
Pseudonym
Firms John Cumberland [Brecknock Place] (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 1
Pagination 60
Date of Publication 1830
Edition Statement
Edition Number
Date of First Publication 1717
Imprint John Cumberland, 6, Brecknock Place, Camden Town.
Copyright Statement
Colophon
Location of Printing London GB
Format unknown ()
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Genre Drama
Sources Hathi Trust Digital Library (#https://hdl.handle.net/2027/njp.32101068176542)
WorldCat (#http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225288516)
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Notes Date of publication tentative, printed between 1717-1718.
Hand-Verified No
Attempted Verification Yes
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Bibliographic Entry

@book{ wphp_12327
  author={Centlivre,Susanna},
  year={1830},
  title={A Bold Stroke for a Wife: A Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Centlivre. Printed from the acting copy, with remarks, biographical and critical, by D—G. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the characters, entrances, and exits,—relative positions of the performers on the stage,—and the whole of the stage business. As now performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with a portrait of Mr. W. Farren, in the character of Periwinkle. Engraved on steel by Mr. Woolnoth, from an original drawing, by Mr. Wageman.},
  publisher={John Cumberland [Brecknock Place]},
  address={London},    }

Recommended Citation

Centlivre, Susanna. "A Bold Stroke for a Wife: A Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Centlivre. Printed from the acting copy, with remarks, biographical and critical, by D—G. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the characters, entrances, and exits,—relative positions of the performers on the stage,—and the whole of the stage business. As now performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with a portrait of Mr. W. Farren, in the character of Periwinkle. Engraved on steel by Mr. Woolnoth, from an original drawing, by Mr. Wageman." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 12327 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/12327. Accessed 2021-02-27.

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