Nell Gwynne of Old Drury

Nell Gwynne of Old Drury : Our Lady of Laughter; A Romance of King Charles II and His Court (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Nell Gwynne of Old Drury: Our Lady of Laughter; A Romance of King Charles II and His Court In the front row of the pit of the new theatre in Drury Lane, with their backs to the stage, stood the orange girls, their baskets piled high with the golden fruit. In more or less melodi ous tones, and with repartee, sometimes rough, but almost always witty, they called their wares. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 422g
  • English
  • 2 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243306342
  • 9780243306343