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Ladies First: The Story of Woman's Conquest of the English Stage

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Title:Ladies First: The Story of Woman's Conquest of the English Stage
Price:AUD$22.00 (about USD$14.90)
Category:History
Signed:By Author
Book ID:SB00-0214506
Quantity:1
Publisher:W. H. Allen, London, 1952
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Various
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
W. H. Allen, 1952, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by the Author on Half Title Page, Illustrated By: Various

illustrated with 16 black-and-white plates, indexed. The front end page is a facsimile of a playbill, and someone has written 6d in ink at the top right-hand corner. The half title page has a lengthy inscription by the author dated 27/11/57. Dustiness of the top edge of the text block, light rubbing of the base edge of the boards, and there are three short white lines at the lower right-hand corner of the front board. This is a book about the Actresses who have graced the stage of our country, a stage whose history is without rival in the world and which today still holds its premier position. When Charles II came into his own again, a travelled, experienced, and broadminded king, he reopened the theatres which had been closed, and at the same time he opened the door to women, and the English actress I arrived. It is the story of those women pioneers which this book seeks to tell. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Performing Arts; Theatre; Signed by the Author on Half Title Page. Inventory No: 0214506.
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