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Polly : an opera : being the second part of the Beggar's opera

Author: John Christopher Pepusch; John Gay; William Bowyer
Publisher: London : Printed for the author, 1729.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Operas
Librettos
Early works
Librettos Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Christopher Pepusch; John Gay; William Bowyer
OCLC Number: 6027087
Notes: The tunes were arranged by Dr. Pepusch.
Music: 31 p. at end.
The genuine original author's edition. Preface dated March 25, 1729. On the 9th of April two spurious editions in octavo appeared, and the Evening post of the 10th contained a warning to all booksellers against exposing them for sale. cf. John Nichols, Literary anecdotes, v. 1, pt. 404.
Part (perhaps sig. G-K) printed by William Bowyer; his records show 5000 ordinary and 500 large-paper copies printed. A second impression, of 5000 copies, is also recorded.
Description: 1 leaf, vii, 1 unnumbered page, 72, 31 pages : music ; 24 cm
Responsibility: written by Mr. Gay ...

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