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    WRIGHT, FRANCES. Altorf, a Tragedy. First Represented in the Theatre of New York, Feb. 19, 1819. Philadelphia: 1819. 1st ed. 12mo. 4, 83 pp. Uncut; browned. Later 3/4 cloth. $350.00


    Hill 334. S & S 47790 & 50175. The author's first published work; written, produced and published within a year of her arrival in America, a story of the Swiss struggle for independence. AAS. A Society's Chief Joys, 163: "This play met with considerable approbation as Fanny Wright praised America and criticised her native England.


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