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English Actors

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1886

12mo, pp. 60, 4pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Green stiff paper wrappers, lettered in black to front panel. Wrappers darkened and worn, spine mostly worn away, last signature loose in binding. Small bookseller's label (Blackwell) to front pastedown.

First edition. 'A Discourse by HENRY IRVING Delivered in the University Schools at Oxford, on Saturday June 26, 1886'. 1p. ALS FROM HENRY IRVING TIPPED IN.

The hastily scribbled note, its recipient unspecified, reads: 'Hope to see you when I get back. Just saw third act. Johnnie seems all right -- God bless him. [illegible] H. Irving 1894'. Johnnie is the actor John Toole, who had recently been ill.

Keywords: Henry IRVING"

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