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Title:The Rejected Addresses; Together with the Prize Addresses, Presented for the Prize Medal, Offered for the Best Address, on the Opening of the New Park Theater, in the City of New-York
Item ID:DH00-009191
Publisher:Nathaniel Smith, New York, 1821
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Nathaniel Smith, 1821, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

Size: 16mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Full red gilt stamped Riviere leather binding, foldout frontispiece View of the Interior of the Park Theatre, [viii]-ix, [11]-182 pages. Corners lightly bumped, some wear along front side of spine, a little wear at spine ends, pages toned moderately. From the Introduction: "In the night of 25th May, 1820, the New York Park Theater was destroyed by fire. The proprietors resolved to rebuild it; and while the work was proceeding, the managers, Messrs. Price & Simpson, published an advertisement, offering the freedom of the theater to the author of the best poetic address, consisting of not more than 60, and not less than 50 lines, to be pronounced on the opening of the theater." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 6 oz. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Books; Theatre & Plays. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009191.
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