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An evening's love: or, The mock-astrologer. As it is acted by Their Majesties servants. By Mr Dryden.

General note: Based on: Molie`re's "Le de´pit amoureux" and "Les Precieuses Ridicules" and Corneille's "Le feint astrologue", which in turn was taken from "El astro´logo fingido" of Calderon. Also taken from Quinalt's "L'amant indiscret", together with some hints from Shakespeare. Cf. Halliwell's Old English plays. Signatures: A-K4. Quires A and B only; foxed UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), D2276 MacDonald, H. John Dryden, 75d Woodward and McManaway, 413 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1966, 1983, 1984. 3 microfilm reels ; 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 208:16; 1382:4; 1549:1). Ownership and custodial history: Donated by J.O. Halliwell [James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps], 1864 UK-SuSCL