The Theatrical Journey-Work and Anecdotal Recollections of Sol. Smith. Comprising a Sketch of the Second Seven Years of His Personal Life; Together with Sketches of Adventure in After Years.
Place Published: Philadelphia
Date Published: 1854
Description: Frontispiece portrait. 254 pages, slim 12mo, original pictorial wrapper (spine chipped and reinforced with clear tape, otherwise a very good clean copy). Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson, (1854). First Edition. Scarce.
Comments: A very important figure in the development of the American theater. Solomon Franklin Smith founded "the first genuine theatre west of the Mississippi in 1937 in St. Louis" (ANB). He traveled and played extensively in the South, including Alabama, Georgia and Louisianna. Clark III: 240; Howes S671; Sabin 84240.Edition: First
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 213713