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Title(s):

Mazeppa, or, The wild horse of Tartary : a grand drama in three acts : adapted to the scenes and characters.

Additional Title(s):

Wild horse of Tartary

Edition:
Boys of England edition
Published/Created:
London : [Published by Edwin Brett], [between 1866-1880]
London : Kelly and Co., Printers
Physical Description:
21, [1] pages : illustrations ; 15 cm and 11 sheets : lithographs ; 17 x 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Toy Theater Brett''s Mazeppa, or, The wild horse of Tartary
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The Boys of England began in 1866 and was published by Charles Stevens. Toy theater plays were serialized and included in the magazine. After the 10th number The Boys of England was taken over by Edwin J. Brett. Toy theater plays continued to be issued in the magazine, often of stories that were serialized in the publication. See Speaight.
Mazeppa is a dramatization of Lord Byron's poem.
Printed by Kelly and Co., Printers, 28, Little Queen Street, and 1 & 3, Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
The publisher Edwin Brettt was active from 1866-1880. See Speaight.
Speaight, G. History of the English toy theatre, pages 198, 209
BAC: British Art Center copy is complete. All pieces are colored and characters are cut. Bound in publisher's original paper wrappers. Publisher's advertisements on page [3] and verso and recto of back cover.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, English -- Juvenile drama.
Children's plays, English.
Form/Genre:
Plays.
Toy theaters.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- [between 1866-1880]
Publisher's advertisements -- England -- London -- [between 1866-1880]
Contributors:
Brett, Edwin J. (Edwin John), 1828-1895, publisher.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. Mazeppa.
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