Document ReferencePw V 326
TitleMS extract from Motteux's play 'Love's a Jest'; n.d. [post 1696]
Daten.d. [post 1696]
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of three 8-line verses from Motteux's first play 'Love's a Jest', a comedy from the Italian produced in 1696 in Little Lincolns Inn Fields by his Majesties Servants.
First Line of PoemSlaves to London, I'll deceive You
Last Line of PoemLondon is ye milder Curse
Physical DescriptionOne folio
Physical match: Pw V 318 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 319 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 320 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 321 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 322 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 323 (dimensions, script)
Physical match: Pw V 324 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 325 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 327 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 328 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 329 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 330 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 331 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 332 (dimensions, script)
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Letter E, 10 x 7 mm

Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteLove's a Jest (London, 1696) p 2
Wit and Mirth: or Pills to Purge Melancholy (London, 1707) pp 194-95
Van Lennep (ed.), The London Stage, I '1660-1700', pp 462-63

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74497Motteux; Peter (1660-1718); Mr1660-1718
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