6090. Fane's The sacrifice. A Tragedy, 1687

FANE, FRANCIS. The Sacrifice. A Tragedy... The third edition. London (printed by J. R. for John Weld) 1687.
Small 4:o. (c. 215x155 mm.). (12), 1-68 pp.
Last leaf with mended holes and tears, loss of a few letters. A few leaves close cut in upper margin. Some foxing. Old signature on title.
Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1582.
Originally published in 1686.
The plot of this play is based on the story of Tamerlane and Bajazet, and takes place at a "revolted fort in China". +

FANE, FRANCIS. Love in the Dark, or The man of Bus'ness. A Comedy. Acted at the Theatre Royal by His Majesties Servants. In the Savoy (London, printed by T. N. for Henry Herringman) 1675.
4:o (c. 215x155 mm.). (8), 1-94, (2) pp.
Partly foxed.
Contemporary brown mottled calf, worn and mended, rebacked spine in six compartments. Speckled edges. Old annotation on first endpaper.
Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1582
With a pasted cut from a catalogue on inside of upper cover: "Family copy from the dispersal at Fulbeck Hall, Lincolnshire. Sir Francis Fane (c. 1661-1692) inherited the Hall from his father, although during the later part of his life he moved to his estate at Henbury, Glos.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).