Sale 167 Lot 110
Scanderbeg; or, Love and Liberty. A Tragedy. Written by the late Thomas Whincop, Esq. To which are added A List of all the Dramatic Authors, with some Account of their Lives; and of all the Dramatic Pieces ever published in the English Language, to the Year 1747. London: Printed for W. Reeve, 1747.
2 parts in 1 vol. 8vo, early calf, later gilt-lettered spine label, marbled endpapers, half-title. Illustrated throughout with five full-page engravings, engraved portrait frontispiece, title page vignette, and head-piece. Includes, on pp. 87-320, an important index of English poets and playwrights, with 18 thumb-sized engraved portraits. Bookplate tipped in front pastedown and verso title page; hinges cracked and upper hinge partially detached; wear to boards.
Estimate $ 200-400
Sir John Anstruther, 4th Baronet (bookplate); Thomas Maitland Dundrennan (bookplate)