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The maids last prayer: or, any, rather than fail. A comedy· As it is acted at the Theatre Royal, by Their Majesties Servants. Written by Tho. Southerne.

  • Author

    Congreve, William

    Southerne, Thomas

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : printed for R. Bentley, in Russel-street in Covent-Garden, and J. Tonson, at the Judges-Head in Chancery-Lane, 1693.

General note: "The song by Congreve in this comedy of manners is said to be his earliest acknowledged publication"--Pforzheimer catalogue. In this edition, page 1 line 2 below stage direction ends: upon. A-H4; bound with 7 other plays in a volume lettered "Plays. 17th century editions." UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), S4760 Woodward McManaway, 1166 Pforzheimer, 958 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1974. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 514:11). Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex, 1953. 1 microopaque ;23 x 15 cm. (Three centuries of drama. English, 1642-1700) (Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830). Also available in microfiche. Ownership and custodial history: Deposit from RSC UK-SuSCL