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The Lyceum and Henry Irving

London and New York: Lawrence & Bullen, and McClure, Phillips & Co., 1903

Large 8vo, pp. 351. Original red buckram boards, letters in gilt to front panel and spine. Offsetting to front free endpaper from bookplate, rear endpapers lightly foxed. Lower corners bumped, spine scuffed and gilt a little worn, some faint staining to front board discolouring a little of the gilt text.

First edition. No. 150 of an edition of 1500 copies, 100 of which were bound in Japanese vellum. JOHN GIELGUD'S COPY, WITH HIS BOOKPLATE TO FRONT PASTEDOWN.

A comprehensive and lavishly illustrated review of Henry Irving's tenure as actor-manager at the Lyceum Theatre, London. Irving's regular co-star in his Lyceum productions was Ellen Terry -- John Gielgud's great aunt.

Keywords: Austin BRERETON Henry IRVING John GIELGUD"

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