LOVE IN A VILLAGE; A Comic Opera as it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.
London: Printed for the Booksellers in Town and Country, No date [circa 1790]. 56 pages. Wood-engraved frontispiece. 12mo. Later plain buff wrappers ith a printed label to the upper panel. A very good copy. Love in a Village is a ballad opera in three acts that was composed and arranged by Thomas Arne. The English libretto, by Isaac Bickerstaffe, is based on Charles Johnson’s 1729 play The Village Opera. The opera premiered at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden in London on 8 December 1762. A very good copy.