British Theatrical Gallery: A Collection of Whole Length Portraits with Biographical Notices
by Daniel Terry
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Twenty fine hand-coloured engraved portraits by R. Cooper of famous contemporary actors and actresses after paintings by Harlow, Sharp, Clint, De Wilde, Waldeck, and others.
Actors include Sarah Siddons as Lady Macbeth, Edmund Kean as Richard III, ballerinas Mlle. Lisa Noblet and Mlle. Felicite Hullin, ballet dancer Etienne Le Blond, opera singer Giuseppe de Begnis, Samuel Simmonds as Baron Munchausen, Henry Gattie and Mme. Maria Theresa Bland in the farce Monsieur Tonson, Sarah Booth, Frances Copeland, Charles Young, etc.
Daniel Terry (1780-1829) was an English actor and friend of Sir Walter Scott, many of whose novels he adapted for the stage.
Condition: Crude buckram spine on frayed original cloth-bound boards. Interior clean and bright with fine hand-colouring, slight discoloration to title page. Perfect candidate for a rebind.
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- Bookseller Inventory #
- British Theatrical Gallery
- Daniel Terry
- Harlow, Sharp, Clint, de Wilde, Waldeck
- Original cloth boards, recent buckram spine
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good
- Jacket condition
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- H. Berthoud
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- illustrated, portrait, theatre, stage, actor, dancer, London, 19th century
- Bookseller catalogs
- Folio, 36.5 x 24.5cm
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