Mason, William, 1725-1797
Elfrida : a dramatic poem. Written on the model of the antient Greek tragedy / first published in the year 1751, and now altered for theatrical representation by Mr. Mason.
Published: London : Printed by H. Goldney, for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; and T. Cadell, in the Strand, 1779.
First ed. of Mason’s own stage-adaptation of the poem Elfrida (published in 1752), a drama of Anglo-Saxon England.
Subjects (Library of Congress): Great Britain–History–Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066–Drama.
Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: February, 2010