Richelieu: Or The Conspiracy: A Play, in Five Acts, To Which are Added Historical Odes on the Last Days of Elizabeth; Cromwell's Dream; The Death of Nelson.

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer

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Reprinted from the Tenth Edition. Half leather to marbled boards. Spine with simple stamped title and decoration. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, even toning, some scattered foxing. Moderate handling wear. 8vo; 21cm; 8.375 inches tall; 154 pages. -------- Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy (generally shortened to Richelieu) is a historical play. It portrays the life of the Seventeenth Century French statesmen Cardinal Richelieu. ------ The play has become best known for its line "The pen is mightier than the sword", spoken by the Cardinal in Act II, Scene II. ----- The play formed the basis of a 1935 American film directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring George Arliss as Richelieu. It was produced by Twentieth Century Pictures. [wiki] REF: Stanton, Sarah & Banham, Martin. The Cambridge Paperback Guide to Theatre. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Title: Richelieu: Or The Conspiracy: A Play, in Five Acts, To Which are Added Historical Odes on the Last Days of Elizabeth; Cromwell's Dream; The Death of Nelson.

Author Name: Lytton, Edward Bulwer

Categories: Modern Literature, 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Publisher: Paris, A. and W. Galigani: 1839

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Type: Book

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