Twelve Great Actresses
Octavo, light green cloth titled and decorated in gilt and black on the front cover and the spine with a depiction of a stage in gilt and black on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The covers are slightly soiled with minor wear to the head and tail of the spine. [iii], x, 446 &  pages, illustrated with 20 plates, including 11 photogravures, each with a tissue guard. Very good. First edition. Biographies of Sarah Siddons, Margaret Woffington, Anne Oldfield, Frances Abington, Frances Ann Kemble, “Perdita” Robinson, Rachel, Charlotte Cushman, Adelaide Neilson, Ristori, Dora Jordan, and Anne Bracegirdle.