THE AMBITIOUS STEP-MOTHER. A Tragedy. Written by N. Rowe.
Price: $65.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed for Jacob Tonson at Shakespear's Head over-against Catherine-Street in the Strand
Date Published: 1714.
Edition: Third edition
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 309060
12mo. Disbound.Engraved frontispiece, title page vignette, engraved armorial heading at Dedication, engraved chapter heading, decorative initial letters. 93 pp +  pp Epilogue. Tiny tears to the margins of a couple of leaves, very good clean copy.
¶ Nicholas Rowe (1674-1718), English dramatist, poet and miscellaneous writer, was appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in 1715. 'The Ambitious Stepmother', Rowe's first play, was first produced in 1700 at Lincoln's Inn Fields by Thomas Betterton. Set in Persepolis, was well received