Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving

By: Stoker, Bram

Price: £195.00

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Book Condition: Good++


2nd edition, originally published as two volumes in 1906. Owner bookplate on ffep. Annotated throughout with many corections. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Coloured frontispiece by J. Bernard Partridge. Tipped in signature of Henry Irving on page 21. Henry Irving was one of the most prominent actors of his day, appearing mostly in Shakespearean plays. He was knighted in 1895, the 1st actor so honored. For 22 years he played opposite actress Ellen Terry, who became a very close friend. Her acting skills were rewarded with the title Grand Dame Cross, Order of the British Empire, in 1925. Stoker won greater fame with a book he'd published 8 years earlier with the title of DRACULA. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated.

Title: Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving

Author Name: Stoker, Bram

Categories: Theatre,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1907

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Good++

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 003170

Keywords: COLOURED FRONTISPIECE BY J. BERNARD PARTRIDGE. TIPPED IN SIGNATURE OF HENRY IRVING ON PAGE 21. WAS ONE THE MOST PROMINENT ACTORS HIS DAY, APPEARING MOSTLY SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYS. HE KNIGHTED 1895, 1ST ACTOR SO HONORED. FOR 2