The mysterious mother, a tragedy

handwritten title page

A manuscript copy, in an unidentified hand, of Horace Walpole’s tragedy. The text appears to follow the original 1768 edition, including the postscript and without the introduction.

  • Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, author.
  • Title: The mysterious mother, a tragedy : manuscript / by The Honble. Horace Walpole.
  • Production: England, late 18th century?

Catalog Record

LWL Mss Vol. 274

Acquired March 2022

Judas Macchabaeus : a sacred drama

  • AuthorMorell, Thomas, 1703-1784, librettist.
  • TitleJudas Macchabaeus : a sacred drama. As it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden. The musick composed by Mr. Handel.
  • PublicationLondon : Printed for the administrator of J. Watts; and sold by T. Lowndes, in Fleet-Street, [1768?]

Catalog Record

Quarto 768 M84 768

Acquired August 2017

The cruel gift: a tragedy…

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  • Author: Centlivre, Susanna, 1667?-1723.
  • Title: The cruel gift : a tragedy : as it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane by His Majesty’s servants / by Mrs. Cent Livre.
  • Published: London : Printed for E. Curl in Fleet-Street, and A. Bettesworth in Pater-Noster Row, 1717.

Catalog Record

768 C33 717

Acquired July 2012