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The Life of Henry Irving

Brereton, Austin

Published by Longmans, Green, and Co., London, England, 1908
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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2 volumes; blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, design on cover. I: xx, 380 pages; illustrations. II: x, 364 pages; illustrations; bibliography, index. Henry Irving (1838-1905) was the most famous actor during the last half of the 19th century. He was knighted in 1895, the first actor to be knighted. He gained his greatest fame at the Lyceum in London in which he acted and managed the theatre. In 1878 he added Ellen Terry to the acting group and produced some of the most famous Shakespearean plays. In 1905 he died on stage from a stroke playing Becket. His las worlds were 'Into thy hands, O Lord, into thy hands'. Very good clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 14167

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Title: The Life of Henry Irving

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London, England

Publication Date: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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