LIFE OF MRS. SIDDONS.

Campbell, Thomas.

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New-York: Harper & Brothers, 1834. Frontispiece engraved portrait by S. H. Gimber. 260 pages + 8 pages of book ads. 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Original embossed brown cloth with paper label; label chipped, spine and parts of cover sun bleached. With three ownership inscriptions on flyleaf, including "Ellis Lewis, 1846." Lewis was a noted jurist from Pennsylvania (see DAB). (Item ID: 2974)


First American edition, originally published in London earlier that year. Mrs. Sarah Siddons (1755-1831) was considered the greatest English tragic actress of her day. American Imprints #23679. Lowe (Arnott and Robinson $3542.



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