The Actress: A Novel
by Louise Glosser Hale
- near fine
- Near Fine/none
San Rafael, California, United States
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This beautifully preserved book is in Near Fine condition. Boards, titles and decorative design are all bright and clear with no fading or chipping. Pages are clean and hinge is tight. Minor bumps to head and foot of spine. End papers are slightly soiled and original owner's name is in pencil on FFEP. There are very minor scuffs to the front cover pictorial pastedown.
The author was a noted stage and screen actress of her day as well as an author and a Harper's correspondent in World War I. She was married to Walter Hale, an artist, illustrator and actor who could have been the illustrator of this book as he illustrated many other books for Louise. Priced to sell! There is only one other 1st Edition of this title for sale on the web at a much higher price.
All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library. No expedited shipping outside of the United States.
Extended Description and Notes
In a semi-autobiographical style, author Louise Glasser Hale spins a dizzying tale of a working stage actress' life as she travels the theater circuit both stateside and across the ocean in London, England. As Ms. Hale was both a stage and screen actress from the 1890s to the 1930s, her protagonist's story resonates as both truthful and accurate while remaining humorous and engaging.
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- Town Books of San Anselmo (US)
- Bookseller's Inventory #
- The Actress
- Louise Glosser Hale
- Dark green cloth bindings with beautiful color pastedown on cover. Titles are in bold gilt on cover and spine with a decorative
- Book Condition
- Used - Near Fine
- Jacket Condition
- Quantity Available
- 1st Edition
- Harper & Brothers
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date Published
- 5.1/8 X 7 1/2
- 0.00 lbs
- Fiction, Romance
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