8679

EARLY DRAMATIC CRITICISM BY CURLL’S HACK WRITER

(SEWELL,George)

Observations upon Cato, a Tragedy. By Mr Addison. In a Letter to ***

Published
London for E.Curll and sold by A.Baldwin

Description
Second edition, 4to., some light paper ageing, 21, (7)pp., disbound.

£150.00

SKU: 8679

Product Description

Joseph Addison’s play •Cato’ had enormous success prompting a number of pamphlets capitalising on that success. George Sewell (d. 1726) a hack writer for Edward Curll wrote two pamphlets (1713 & 1716) on Addison’s play, (this the earlier), with many of his remarks being in verse form. A separately written poem by him •Upon Mr. Addison’s Cato’ is included towards the end of the pamphlet. Arnott & Lowe 3818.