Kotzebue, August von. The Indian Exiles. A Comedy in Three Acts.

London, T. Maiden for Vernor and Hood, 1800.

8vo. (4), 84 pp. With woodcut printer's device on title-page and engraved frontispiece (Thurston del., Anker Smith sc.). Contemporary boards with giltstamped blue spine labels.


First English edition of Kotzebue's colonial-themed comedy "Die Indianer in England" (first performed at Reval in 1789 and published in Leipzig the following year). Translated by Benjamin Thompson (1774?-1816), a British professional playwright who was also an unsuccessful agricultural speculator.

Slightly browned due to paper.


OCLC 7051346.

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