MACREADY, William Charles.
Macready’s Reminiscences and Selections from His Diaries and Letters.
Edited by Sir Frederick Pollock.
First edition, first impression, of the edited memoirs of the great Victorian actor and theatre manager, a major resource, not only for the author’s life and career, but also for the theatrical and cultural world of his day.
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2 volumes, octavo. Contemporary half tan calf, titles and elaborate decoration to spines gilt, twin morocco title labels green and tan, raised bands, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Engraved frontispiece and vignette to each volume. Light wear to extremities, very decorative bindings in excellent condition.