LIFE OF MRS. SIDDONS.

LIFE OF MRS. SIDDONS.

New-York: Harper & Brothers, 1834. Engraved frontispiece after a painting by Lawrence. 260 pages. Twelvemo (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches); quarter brown morocco with marbled boards; a bright, clean copy. Item #2054


First American edition, published the same year as the English first edition. Sarah Siddons (nee Kemble), 1755 - 1831, was a member of the great Kemble acting family and was acknowledged as the queen of the stage, best known for her role tragic role as Lady Macbeth. American Imprints #23679.

Price: $120.00

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