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												THE LIVES OF THE PLAYERS by  JOHN GALT
	 - First Edition
			 - 1831
		 - from Glenn Books (SKU: 013336)

THE LIVES OF THE PLAYERS

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THE LIVES OF THE PLAYERS

by GALT, JOHN

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Moderate Wear and Scuffing/No Jacket
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London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Two volumes in one. Panelled spine, lettered and dated in gilt. Green paper-covered boards with moderately-heavy soiling. Small 1/2" rubbed area at foot of front cover. All edges gilt. A total of 29 biographical sketches of English actors of the time. Included are Nell Gwinn, Charles Hart, Colley Cibber, Richard Savage, Mrs. Siddons, Mrs. Baddeley among many others. 315-308pp.. First Edition. 1/2 Black Calf. Moderate Wear and Scuffing/No Jacket. Octavo.

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book dealer
Glenn Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
013336
Title
THE LIVES OF THE PLAYERS
Author
GALT, JOHN
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Moderate Wear and Scuffing
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1831
Keywords
Theater, Theatre, English Theatre, Biography
Bookseller catalogs
Pritchard;
Size
Octavo

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edges
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jacket
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First Edition
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
octavo
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