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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 2023-02-06.

@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},    }

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