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.


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Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Peterson
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
Binding: paperback
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 213713

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By This Author: SMITH, Sol.
By This Publisher: Peterson
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Thank you very much for the parcel that arrived today! Everything is perfect. Special thanks for the very careful wrapping and packaging - it could not have been better. Best wishes - Joerg H.
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