(Charles Kean, Actor) Modern Standard Drama, edited by Epes Sargent. [1845-46].

(Charles Kean, Actor)  Modern Standard Drama, [being a compilation of 7 plays] edited by Epes Sargent.  NY:  Wm. Taylor, dates ranging 1845-46.  8vo. With A Memoir of Miss Anna Cora Mowatt, with engraved portrait of her as frontis. With stage directions, costumes, character analysis etc. of the plays.  Parts list include the great actors Charles Kean and Miss Fanny Kemble.  The Love-Chase, by James Sheridan Knowles, 67pp.; The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 86pp.; Don Caesar de Bazan, by G. A. A. Beckett, 47pp.; The Honey-moon, by John Tobin, 63pp.; The Stranger, by Augustus Frederic Ferdinand von Kotzebue, 59pp.; The Hunchback, by James Sheridan Knowles, 82pp.; Money, by Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer, 72pp.  Bound in three quarter calf, marbled bds., featured is an unattributed engraving of Mr. Kean in the character of Richard 111. Covers rubbed, the usual foxing throughout, previous owner's name present, else both frontis. engravings bright, a tight copy, generally Fair to Good.