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The Little Minister by  J.M Barrie - Hardcover - 1897 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and Biblio.com

The Little Minister

by Barrie, J.M

Condition: Good/No Jacket


N.Y.: R.F. Fenno and Co., 1897 Original blue cloth with two large irises on boards. No DJ. The play was first mounted in Washington, D.C., on 13 Sept., 1897, at the newly-built Lafayette Square Opera House. Two weeks later it opened on Broadway at either the Olympia Theatre Lyric or the Empire (Our sources conflict). We have identified the lead characters as Maude Adams, who played the Gypsy girl, Babbie Watt, and Robert Edeson, who played the Little Minister, Gavin Dishart, from the eight photos in the book. Several others are shown of the total cast of 16. The Washington opening was on a very hot night. Since the photos show no evidence of discomfort, they must have been taken at a rehearsal, or perhaps at the Broadway site some time after the Washington performance. Filmed in 1921 and again in 1934, it is an enduring story of "impossible" romance, dear to the hearts of millions. Cover soiled. Front hinge repaired with paper. 375 pp. . Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos from the Play. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Dave Shoots, Bookseller CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001357
  • Title: The Little Minister
  • Author: Barrie, J.M
  • Illustrator: Photos from the Play
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: R.F. Fenno and Co.
  • Place: N.Y.
  • Date published: 1897
  • Keywords: Barrie. Play. Drama. Broadway NOISBN
  • Bookseller catalogs: Drama;
  • Subjects: PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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