Serious Reflections on the Scandalous Abuse and Effects of the Stage : A Second Advertisement Concerning the Profaneness of the Play-House; [and] A Sermon Preached in the Parish-Church of St Butolph's Aldgate. Arthur Bedford.
Serious Reflections on the Scandalous Abuse and Effects of the Stage : A Second Advertisement Concerning the Profaneness of the Play-House; [and] A Sermon Preached in the Parish-Church of St Butolph's Aldgate

Serious Reflections on the Scandalous Abuse and Effects of the Stage : A Second Advertisement Concerning the Profaneness of the Play-House; [and] A Sermon Preached in the Parish-Church of St Butolph's Aldgate

New York: Garland Publishing, 1974.

Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #14777
ISBN: 0824006240

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of three works by Arthur Bedford: the first printed in 1705, Bristol: W Bonny, the second printed in 1705, Bristol: W Bonny, and the third printed in 1730, London: Charles Ackers. Cleric's condemnation of English theater. The extent of Bedford's imagination in identifying transgression is astounding: "When correctly viewed," as Mr Lehrer puts it, latterly, "everything is lewd."" - new Preface by Arthur Freeman. ; The English Stage: Attack and Defense; Ex-Library; 11, [26], 44, 16, 40 pages.

Price: $49.95

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