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Comedies of William Congreve - Edited with Intoduction and Notes by Bonamy Dobree


Published by Oxford/London Oxford University Press - Humphrey Milford 1939, 1939
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Signed and inscribed by actor John Gielgud with a long inscription. On the front flyleaf Gielgud has written ÒJohn Gielgud: Valentine (yea) in Love For Love - Phoenix and Haymarket Theatres 1943-44.Ó This indicates GielgudÕs starring role in CongreveÕs play. On the opposite page Gielgud has written a long note: ÒDear Guy - Could you imagine the itch beneath the powder (as only you saw the powder) DonÕt misunderstand me. I am keeping your friend Mortimer traped. He is gathering me as Hamer this afternoon. Manchester IN THE RAIN July 15 - 1944. Yours respectfully, J.G.Ó Additionally, there is short inscription in an unknown hand: ÒAlso, Love for Chip from the Imp Sept. 3rd, 1944.Ó Very good copy in original cloth. Bookseller Inventory # 14469J

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Title: Comedies of William Congreve - Edited with ...

Publisher: Oxford/London Oxford University Press - Humphrey Milford 1939

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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