THE SONGS, PARODIES, ETC. Introduced in the New Pedestrian, Equestrian, Extravaganza, and Operatic Burletta, In Three Acts of Gaiety, Frisk, Lark, and Patter, called: TOM AND JERRY; OR LIFE IN LONDON [Rare Sadler's Wells Theatre pamphlet]. Pierce Egan, George Cruikshank.
THE SONGS, PARODIES, ETC. Introduced in the New Pedestrian, Equestrian, Extravaganza, and Operatic Burletta, In Three Acts of Gaiety, Frisk, Lark, and Patter, called: TOM AND JERRY; OR LIFE IN LONDON [Rare Sadler's Wells Theatre pamphlet].

THE SONGS, PARODIES, ETC. Introduced in the New Pedestrian, Equestrian, Extravaganza, and Operatic Burletta, In Three Acts of Gaiety, Frisk, Lark, and Patter, called: TOM AND JERRY; OR LIFE IN LONDON [Rare Sadler's Wells Theatre pamphlet].

London: Printed for P. Egan by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1822. First edition. Egan's own version of the play so often written by others based on his book, LIFE IN LONDON. A playbill of sorts for the Sadler's Wells Theatre (London's second oldest heater, after the Drury) where it was first performed April 8, 1822. 8vo, 20 pages, hand-colored frontis by Cruikshank of the "Pony Races," showing jockeys riding into the crowded theater. Includes the cast of characters, a synopsis of each scene, the address by T. Greenwood given by Mrs. Edgerton on opening night, and songs and parodies from the performance. Bound in gilt-stamped three-quarter leather with marbled boards. Near fine.
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