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The island princess, or The generous Portuguese. Made into an opera. As it is performed at the Theatre Royal. All the musical entertainments and the greatest part of the play new, and written by Mr. Motteux.

  • Author

    Motteux, Peter Anthony, 1660-1718.,

    Fletcher, John

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : printed for Richard Wellington, at the Lute in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and sold by Bernard Lintott, at the Cross-Keys in St. Martins-Lane, next Long Acre, 1699.

  • Subject

    Operas Librettos Early works to 1800

General note: Adaptation of: Fletcher, John. The island princess. Libretto only. A-D4 E2 F-G4 H2; foxed UK-SuSCL With advertisement below imprint on title page. Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), M2949 Woodward McManaway, 846 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1969. 1 microfilm reel. 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 325:7). Ownership and custodial history: Harrison Garside bequest 1923; deposit from RSC UK-SuSCL