Facsimile Edition Printed In 1871
Strange Gentleman. A Comic Burletta, In Two Acts. By "Boz." First Performed at The St. James's Theatre, On Thursday, September 29, 1836.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1871.
Facsimile edition printed in 1871. Twelvemo. Original printed paper wrappers. Pages un-opened. Housed in a custom brown cloth portfolio, gilt-stamped.
The Strange Gentleman was written before Pickwick and was first performed on September 29, 1836. The work is a dramatic adaptation of one of the author’s Sketches by Boz, “The Great Winglebury Duel.” It was successful enough to run for sixty evenings.
Carr, VanderPoel Dickens, B527 (1). Gimbel A26. Eckel, pp. 153-156.
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