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The Eleonora Duse Series of Plays

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Title:The Eleonora Duse Series of Plays
Price:GBP£10.00 (about USD$12.60)
Book ID:B009-PLY00034
Quantity:1
Publisher:Brentano's Ltd, London, 1924
Edition:Presumed First Edition
Binding:Green Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Brentano's Ltd, 1924, Green Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Presumed First Edition

gilt titles spine (faded) & front with blind-stamped outer border front; undated but bookplate gives 1931;.green top edge; deckled outer & bottom edges; b/w. frontis. photo. of the actress - Eleonora Duse; "since this book was made Duse has been taken from us. Bred to the stage - for she was even born in a theatrical train - she followed it for the better part of a lifetime. Some years before the war she had retired, But the loss of capital invested in Germany sent her on tour again. Last June she appeared in London ; and the following autumn found her in New York, on a farewell tour of the · United StatesI, which was never completed. She died at Pittsburgh on Easter Monday, 1924."; edited by Oliver M. Sayler the book contains 5 plays in which the actress appeared directed by Morris Gest namely: 'Ghosts' and 'The Lady From the Sea', by Henrik Ibsen; 'Thy Will Be Done', by Gallarati Scoti; 'The Closed Door', by Marco Praga and 'The Dead City', by Gabriele D'Annunzio; the plays are individually paginated, prefaced by a short introduction & an 'In Memoriam' section & at the rear of the book is bound the publisher's catalogue; previous owner's art deco style bookplate inside front cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Theatre & Plays. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: PLY00034.
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