John Howard Payne, Dramatist, Poet, Actor, and Author of Home, Sweet Home! His Life and Writings [Stage Biography]. John Howard Payne, Gabriel Harrison.
John Howard Payne, Dramatist, Poet, Actor, and Author of Home, Sweet Home! His Life and Writings [Stage Biography]
John Howard Payne, Dramatist, Poet, Actor, and Author of Home, Sweet Home! His Life and Writings [Stage Biography]
John Howard Payne, Dramatist, Poet, Actor, and Author of Home, Sweet Home! His Life and Writings [Stage Biography]

John Howard Payne, Dramatist, Poet, Actor, and Author of Home, Sweet Home! His Life and Writings [Stage Biography]

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co, 1885. Hardcover. Revised Edition, Illustrated. Theater owner and playwright, Augustin Daly's copy, auction record 1545. Presentation copy from the author to Augustin Daly, dated September 6th, 1887. Also includes a tipped in letter from the author to Daly. Playwright, actor, and photographer, Harrison (1818 - 1902) is best known for his photographic portrait of Walt Whitman that appears in Leaves of Grass. He also wrote a stage adaptation of "The Scarlet Letter." Bound in three quarter tan leather over marbled paper covered boards with red label "Stage Biography" and green title / author label beneath. This is part of a series of books Daly had bound in a matching style, all labeled "Stage Biography." Rubbing, pulling, and wear to leather. Minor spotting to leather on rear board. Short splits to leather starting along top and bottom of front hinge. Top edge gilt with marbled endpapers. Bound by R.W. Smith. Clean and bright interior. Mostly unopened pages. Auction record tipped into rear. 404 pages plus 8 pages of ads. DRA/031419. Very Good.

Item #33006

Price: $500.00

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