Anonymous. [Attributed variously to George Daniel and J.R. Planché; and, George Coleman the Younger] More Broad Grins, or Mirth versus Melancholy. London: Printed for J. Compton, Middle Street, Cloth Fair, for John Lowndes, 25, Bow Street, Covent Garden, 1819. Dedicated, “To Edward Knight, Esq. The Following Comic Tales are respectfully inscribed by his sincere Friend The Author. London, April, 1819.” 18 cm x 10.5 cm; 8vo in fours [ii; 66 pages; i] Edges uncut, vignette on title page, “That’s what I please, (says Bonny) how d’ye like it?” The Advertisement states: “The first seven Comic Tales … are the production of a gentleman well known in the Dramatic World. The Remaining pieces in the Volume are by a different hand.” An untrimmed copy on fine paper, still in original wrapper with price of 1s. 6d. on the paper label.
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