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Scarron's comical romance: or, a facetious history of a company of strowling stage-players. Interwoven with divers choice novels, rare adventures, and amorous intrigues. Written originally in French, by the famous and witty poet Scarron, and now turn'd into English.

  • Author

    Scarron, Paul

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : printed by J[ames]. C[ottrell]. for William Crooke, at the Green-dragon without Temple-bar, 1676.

  • Accession number


  • Class

    SR - OS - 99.3/SCA

  • Language


  • Physical description

    [4], 251, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 2°.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: A translation of Scarron. Les roman comique. Title words "divers ... intrigues." are gathered by a left brace. Printer's name from Wing CD. With an additional engraved title page (plate): Scarrons comical romance, of a company of stage players. Signatures: [pi]2 B-2I4 2K2; some ink stains and small scorch marks and holes throughout, slightly affecting text; some MS. ink annotations UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), S831 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1982. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 1315:10). Ownership and custodial history: Page from bookseller's catalogue inserted; purchased 20 February 1929 from Henry Young Son, Liverpool UK-SuSCL Binding Information: 1920s binding by Riviere (per bookseller's catalogue); full calf with gold tooling on spine and inside boards UK-SuSCL