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Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday : a drama, in one act : adapted to the scenes and characters.

Boys of England edition
[London] : [Edwin J. Brett], , [between 1866 and 1880]
Physical Description:
14 pages ; 22 cm and [29 sheets] : lithographs ; 17 x 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Toy Theater Brett Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
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.
The publisher Edwin J. Brett was active from 1866-1880. See Speaight.
Speaight, G. History of the English toy theatre, pages 141, 211
BAC: British Art Center copy is complete. All pieces are uncolored. The characters are cut. Publisher's advertisement on back page of cover.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, English -- Juvenile drama.
Children's plays, English.
Toy theaters.
Publisher's advertisements -- England -- London -- [between 1866 and 1880]
Brett, Edwin J. (Edwin John), 1828-1895, publisher.

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