On The Stage And Off: The Brief Career Of A Would-be Actor.

JEROME, JEROME K.

£20.00

Publisher

The Leadenhall Press, 50, Leadenhall Street, E.C. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. Ltd.

Place

London

Date

[1891]

Item Description

8vo. 5 x 7.25 inches. viii + 219 pp. + 14 pp. publisher's advertisements. Bound in original brown cloth with black titles. A little wear to extremities but otherwise a very good copy. Printed inscription of Mr. James Clifford on card pasted on to second free endpaper. Illustrated by 100 engravings in text, including frontispiece. Decorated by vignettes. These humorous sketches of theatrical life were the subject of the first published book of Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927) in 1885. This illustrated edition appeared in 1891 and was some sixty pages longer.

[Stock No. 26074]

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