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The Life of Edmund Kean from Published and Original Sources (Four Volumes)

Hawkins, F.W.

Published by Tinsley Brothers, London, 1869
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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A very nice four-volume set of the first edition, first printing, expanded from two volumes to four with extra illustrations (engravings) not found in the two-volume edition including several of Kean and other famous actors of the time, other notables like Shakespeare and Napolean, scenes and structures around Great Britain, and, most incredibly, contains tipped-in original handbills from the theaters (especially the Theater Royal of Drury Lane) in London that featured Kean in some of his most memorable roles. All volumes in Near Fine condition. Three-quarter leather, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt, five raised bands to spine. Text and engravings are solid, tight, and clean, except for a few scattered spots of foxing. Lettering to spine is fairly bright and unflaked. Light wear to hinges and raised bands. No marks or highlights in text. No previous owner's names. Not ex-lib. Not a Book Club Edition. Photos sent upon request. Accurate Descriptions/Quality Books/Unmatched Prices. This set seldom comes on the market and there certainly cannot be many copies in existence. International shipping extra. Please inquire. Bookseller Inventory # 5179-TS

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Title: The Life of Edmund Kean from Published and ...

Publisher: Tinsley Brothers, London

Publication Date: 1869

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: First Edition (Extra Illustrations)

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