ID 12332
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. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the character, exits, and entrances,—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 a drawing made expressly for this work, by Mr. Wageman.
Contributors Centlivre, Susanna (Author); Wageman, Thomas Charles (Illustrator); Woolnoth, Thomas (Engraver)
Signed Author By Mrs. Centlivre
Pseudonym
Firms John Cumberland [19 Ludgate Hill] (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 1
Pagination 60
Date of Publication 1824
Edition Statement
Edition Number
Date of First Publication 1717
Imprint John Cumberland, 19, Ludgate
Copyright Statement
Colophon
Location of Printing London GB
Format unknown ()
Length (cm) 0
Width (cm) 0
Price (pound) 0
Price (shilling) 0
Price (pence) 0.0
Total Price (in pence)
Non-UK Price
Genre Drama
Sources Hathi Trust Digital Library (#https://hdl.handle.net/2027/njp.32101068176542)
WorldCat (#http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/64961330)
Shelfmarks
Notes Date of publication tentative, printed between 1824-1827. Date of first publication tentative, printed between 1717-1718.
Hand-Verified No
Attempted Verification Yes
Verified No

Bibliographic Entry

@book{ wphp_12332
  author={Centlivre,Susanna},
  year={1824},
  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. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the character, exits, and entrances,—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 a drawing made expressly for this work, by Mr. Wageman.},
  publisher={John Cumberland [19 Ludgate Hill]},
  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. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the character, exits, and entrances,—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 a drawing made expressly for this work, by Mr. Wageman." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 12332 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/12332. Accessed 2021-02-27.

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