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ACAR, BELKIS
Kilims Ve Duz Dokuma Yaygilar
(Istanbul: APA Ofset Basimevi), 1975). 1975). (Istanbul: APA Ofset Basimevi), 1975). 1975). Very good. - (Ak Yayinlari Turk Susleme Sanatlari Serisi: 3). Small Quarto, red textured cloth in dust wrapper. The covers are rubbed and the dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a short tear to the rear panel. 63 pages. Profuse color illustrations, many of them full-page, and a few black & white textual illustrations. Very good in good dust wrapper.

Inscribed by the author on the title page.

A book in Turkish on kilims and flat-woven rugs. A three-page summary in English by Adair Mill is laid in. Very good .

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Keywords: ANTIQUES; COLLECTIBLES; RUGS; KILIMS; BELKIS ACAR; ILLUSTRATED; ISTAMBUL; TURKEY; TURKISH; FLAT-WEAVE RUGS; KILIMS VE DUZ DOKUMA YAYGILAR; INSCRIBED; SIGNED; AUTOGRAPH.

 
ACHARYA, MEENA
The Maithili Women of Sirsia. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II: Field Studies Part 1
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are very lightly bumped with soiling to the rear wrap. There is some light soiling to the front wrap with a crease across its bottom corner. [vii], xxxviii & 241 pages. Illustrated with tables, diagrams & black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good.

First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. Very good .

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Book number: 15199
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 5468]
Catalogue: Himalayas
Keywords: HIMALAYAS; NEPAL; WOMEN'S STUDIES; THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN NEPAL; THE MAITHILI WOMEN OF SIRSIA; MEENA ACHARYA; CULTURE; SOCIETY; ECONOMY; POWER; AUTHORITY; LEGAL RIGHTS; EMPLOYMENT; HEALTH; ILLUSTRATIONS; TABLES; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
ACHARYA, YAGYA NATH; UPRETY, NARAYAN PRASAD
An Outline History of Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal: Ekta Books Distributors Pvt. Ltd. (1994). (1994). Kathmandu, Nepal: Ekta Books Distributors Pvt. Ltd. (1994). (1994). Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in decorative blue, white & orange wraps. The wraps are very lightly rubbed & bumped. The rear wrap is lightly soiled with a price-sticker in each bottom corner. 168 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good.

First edition. Very good .

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Book number: 15314
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3281]
Catalogue: Himalayas
Keywords: HIMALAYAS; NEPAL; AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF NEPAL; YAGYA NATH ACHARYA; NARAYAN PRASAD UPRETY; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
ACHARYA, MEENA; AND BENNETT, LYNN
Rural Women of Nepal: An Aggregate Analysis and Summary of 8 Village Studies. The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume II, Part 9: Field Studies
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1981). (1981). Good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled. There is a light crease to the front wrap, a small piece out its bottom corner & an owner's ink name on its top edge. [vi], xxxvii, [i] & 432 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & numerous graphs & tables, including a folding table. There are tiny pieces out of the bottom corners of the first 3 leaves & the first few leaves & last few leaves are lightly bumped. Good.

First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. Good .

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Book number: 15321
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 5468]
Catalogue: Himalayas
Keywords: HIMALAYAS; NEPAL; WOMEN'S STUDIES; THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN NEPAL; THE RURAL WOMEN OF NEPAL; AN AGGREGATE ANALYSIS AND SUMMARY OF 8 VILLAGE STUDIES; FIELD STUDIES; MEENA ACHARYA; LYNN BENNETT; SOCIOLOGY; ECONOMICS; DEMOGRAPHICS; FAMILY; MARRIAGE; EMPLOY

 
ACHARYA, MEENA (PART 1); BENNETT, LYNN (PART 2); PRADHAN, BINA (PART 3); SHRESTHA, INDIRA (PART 4)
The Status of Women in Nepal. Volume I: Background Report. Part 1: Statistical Profile of Nepalese Women: A Critical Review. Part 2: Tradition and Change in the Legal Status of Nepalese Women. Part 3: Institutions Concerning Women in Nepal. Part 4: Annotated Bibliography on Women in Nepal. (4 Volumes)
Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1979). (1979). Kathmandu, Nepal: Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University, (1979). (1979). Good. - Large octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled with an owner's stamp on the front wrap of each volume. There is a short tear to the spine of Part 2 & a small piece out of the bottom corner of its rear wrap. xix, 101 & [1] pages; xvi & 107 pages; xvii & 140 pages; and xiii & 69 pages. There is an owner's stamp on each title page & on the top edge of each volume. The page corners in Parts I & 2 are lightly bumped. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, charts & tables. Good.

First edition, limited to 500 copies. Good .

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Book number: 15323
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 103 | £UK 88.75 | JP¥ 13671]
Catalogue: Himalayas
Keywords: HIMALAYAS; NEPAL; WOMEN'S STUDIES; THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN NEPAL; BACKGROUND REPORT; STATISTICAL PROFILE OF NEPALESE WOMEN: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN THE LEGAL STATUS OF NEPALESE WOMEN; INSTITUTIONS CONCERNING WOMEN IN NEPAL; ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON WO

 
ACQUARONI, JOSE LUIS
Bulls and Bullfighting
Barcelona: Editorial Noguer, (1963). (1963). Barcelona: Editorial Noguer, (1963). (1963). Good. - Octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. There are creases to the film surface of the covers. There is some light soiling to the top edge of the front cover & to the spine and the titling on the spine is a bit faded. 126 & [1] pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog, including a 6-page supplement printed in blue on light blue stock. Profusely illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations & with drawings by Martinez de Leon. There is a price-sticker with a small stamp on the rear endpaper, else the contents are very good. Good.

Sixth edition. English translation by Charles David Ley. Good .

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Book number: 27698
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 1094]
Catalogue: Sports
Keywords: SPORTING; BULLS AND BULLFIGHTING; BULLFIGHTERS; TOREADORS; BULLFIGHTING TECHNIQUES; JOSE LUIS ACQUARONI; ILLUSTRATIONS; DRAWINGS; ILLUSTRATOR; MARTINEZ DE LEON; TRANSLATOR; CHARLES DAVID LEY.

 
NEARING, SCOTT. (1883-1983). AMERICAN RADICAL ECONOMIST, POLITICAL ACTIVIST AND AN ADVOCATE OF SIMPLE LIVING.
Autograph Letter Signed by Radical Economist Scott Nearing Inviting His Correspondent to Visit.
Harborside, ME: August 4th, 1972. 1972. Harborside, ME: August 4th, 1972. 1972. Very good. - Letter penned in blue ink and filling most of one side of a sheet of Social Science Institute letterhead, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide. Signed "Scott Nearing". There is some light creasing to the paper. Folded twice for mailing. Together with the mailing envelope addressed in an unknown hand. Very good.

Nearing is replying to an Arthur W. Manchester in Boston, inviting him to visit the Institute. "Some of us here are working on idological & agricutural problems. If you are up this way, why not look in on us and share a meal & some ideas - ".

Scott Nearing [1883-1983] was a radical economist, educator, writer, political activist and an advocate of simple living. Very good .

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Book number: 34750
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 103 | £UK 88.75 | JP¥ 13671]
Catalogue: Economics
Keywords: ECONOMICS; AMERICAN ECONOMIST; POLITICAL ACTIVIST; SIMPLE LIVING; AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY RADICAL ECONOMIST SCOTT NEARING; ALS; A.L.S.; SIGNATURE; SOCIAL SCIENCE INSTITUTE; AGRICULTURE.

 STUDHOLME, MARIE. (1872-1930). ENGLISH ACTOR AND SINGER KNOWN FOR HER ROLES IN VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN MUSICAL COMEDY., Attractive Photo Postcard of Popular Edwardian Actor and Singer Marie Studholme Signed by Her.
STUDHOLME, MARIE. (1872-1930). ENGLISH ACTOR AND SINGER KNOWN FOR HER ROLES IN VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN MUSICAL COMEDY.
Attractive Photo Postcard of Popular Edwardian Actor and Singer Marie Studholme Signed by Her.
Circa [1910s]. [1910s]. - Sepia toned 5-3/8 inch high by 3-3/8 inch wide photo postcard. Signed "Marie Studholme". The surface of the bottom left corner is rubbed away, not affecting the photo. The last five letters of the signature are penned against a the dark background but are easily legible. The verso is lightly foxed. Very good. A charming photograph of the actor with dark curly hair, her chin tipped up in a fetching smile, revealing perfect teeth, She was one of the most popular postcard subjects of her day. She is here photographed by Lizzie Caswell Smith [1870-1958], a British photographer who specialized in society and celebrity studio portraits, and whose photos were often used for postcards. She was also associated with the Women's Suffrage movement and photographed many suffragettes including Flora Drummond, Millicent Fawcett and Christabel Pankhurst. Marie Studholme [1872-1930] was a British actor and singer who played both starring and supporting roles in Victorian and Edwardian musical comedy. She was one of producer George Edwardes' famous Gaiety Girls. She toured widely in Britain and abroad and was extremely popular in the British provinces. Very good .
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Catalogue: Theatre
Keywords: THEATRE; THEATER; STAGE; BRITISH THEATRE; EDWARDIAN THEATRE; VICTORIAN THEATRE; MUSICAL COMEDY; GEORGE EDWARDES, PRODUCER; GAIETY GIRLS; MARIE STUDHOLME; SIGNED PHOTO POSTCARD; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; LIZZIE CASWALL SMITH, PHOTOGRAPHER.

 TERRY, DANIEL. (C. 1780-1829). ENGLISH ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT., Autograph Letter Signed by Daniel Terry.
TERRY, DANIEL. (C. 1780-1829). ENGLISH ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT.
Autograph Letter Signed by Daniel Terry.
[London]: 18th April, 1825. 1825. [London]: 18th April, 1825. 1825. Good. - Octavo. 25 words penned in black ink on a sheet of ctream paper, approximately 6-3/4 inches high by 4-5/8 inches wide. The letter is mounted on a slightly larger piece of tan paper. Signed "Yours very truly / Daniel Terry" with his Alfred Place address and the date below the signature. There is some light staining to the letter's left bottom corner with some tiny marks to its left margin. Folded twice for mailing. Good.

Terry's note addressed to "My dear Kelly" is accepting an invitation to dine with Kelly and a mutual friend.

Daniel Terry [c. 1780-1829] was an English actor and playwright who made his career in London, Edinburgh and the northern English provinces. He was a close associate of Walter Scott and adapted several of Scott's works for the stage. The first of these was a musical adaptation of "Guy Mannering", in which Terry appeared in March 1816. Good .

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Book number: 33934
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Catalogue: Theatre
Keywords: THEATRE; THEATER; STAGE; ENGLISH ACTOR; ENGLISH PLAYWRIGHT; DANIEL TERRY; AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED; ALS; A.L.S.; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; WALTER SCOTT ADAPTATIONS; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY.

 
CROSMAN, HENRIETTA. (1861-1944). AMERICAN STAGE ACTOR AND EARLY SILENT FILM STAR.
Autograph Letter Signed by Henrietta Crosman.
London: circa [1900]. [1900]. London: circa [1900]. [1900]. Very good. - Octavo. Letter penned on two sides of a folded, 4-sided sheet of Hotel Victoria, London letterhead. Signed "Henrietta Crosman Campbell". Folded once for delivery. Together with a Hotel Victoria envelope addressed to "Mrs. Pond / Room 613". The envelope is soiled & torn. The letter is in very good condition.

Henrietta Crosman Campbell writes to Mrs. Pond, wife of impresario Major James B. Pond, to say that she and her husband will call on the Ponds in their room at the Hotel Victoria, London, where both couples are staying, and that after dining with Mr. Hartzel they will go to the theatre.

Henrietta Crosman [1861-1944] was an acclaimed American stage actor. In 1914 she contracted to appear in a silent film for Adolph Zukor's Famous Players and went on to appear in several silent films. When the talkies arrived in the 1930s, the movie business started seeking out stage-trained actors. Campbell, by then nearly seventy, experienced a revival of her career, becoming a much-loved veteran movie star in such films as "Pilgrimage" [1933] and "The Royal Family of Broadway [1930]. Crosman's second husband was Broadway stage director and producer Martin Campbell. With Crosman, he joined the nascent silent film industry and by the 1920s he was a noted film director. Very good .

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Book number: 33829
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 206 | £UK 177.5 | JP¥ 27342]
Catalogue: Film
Keywords: FILM; SILENT FILM; MOVIES; STAGE; THEATRE; THEATER; AMERICAN STAGE ACTOR; AMERICAN STAGE ACTRESS; AMERICAN FILM STAR; AMERICAN SILENT MOVIE STAR; HENRIETTA CROSMAN; AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED; ALS; A.L.S.; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; MRS. JAMES B. POND; JAMES B. P

 
GEER, WILL. (1902-1978). AMERICAN ACTOR AND SOCIAL ACTIVIST, KNOWN FOR HIS PORTRAYAL OF GRANDPA ZEBULON TYLER WALTON IN THE 1970S TV SERIES "THE WALTONS".
Autograph Letter on a Greeting Card Signed by Actor and Social Activist Will Geer.
Circa [1971]. [1971]. - 66 words penned in red ink inside a 4-1/8 inch high by 5-7/8 inch wide greeting card illustrated with color vignettes of herbs. Signed "Will Geer". A red pencil mark through the body of the letter indicates that the recipient has answered it. Very good. Though not indicated, the card was addressed to City Center producer Jean Dalrymple. Geer writes: "No use calling until my dates are set. Finishing "Scarecrow" for Edith Hamlin. Then 10 days on Glenn Ford's new series -- Then, I hope 4 days in Conn. before 4 weeks in Oregon for Walt Disney. That's my Hollywood schedule..". "The Scarecrow" was a 1972 TV movie on the Salem Witch Trials produced by Edith Hamlin. Geer appeared in one 1971 episode of the TV series "Cade County" starring Glenn Ford. Geer maintained a garden at his vacation home in Nichols, Connecticut and vegetable gardens instead of lawns at his house in California, which perhaps influenced his choice of cards. Will Geer [1902-1978] was a stage, film and television actor, known for his portrayal of Grandpa Zebulon Tyler Walton, the patriarch of the clan in the 1970s TV series "The Waltons". A social activist, he joined the Communist Party of the United States in 1934 and was blacklisted in the early 1950s for refusing to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Jean Dalrymple (1902-1998) was the dynamic producer and director of theater and light-opera at Manhattan's City Center. Dalrymple began her career in Vaudeville, appearing with James Cagney and Cary Grant in the early 1930s. She was a founding member of the American Theatre Wing, the theatre service organization. She worked over the years as a personal manager for the likes of Leopold Stokowski, Mary Martin, Jose Iturbi, Andre Kostalanetz, Nathan Milstein, and Lily Pons. She began her work at City Center with its founding in 1943, serving as a board member, producer, and publicist. Her productions there from the 1940s through the 1960s were a revitalizing influence on the whole New York theatre scene. In 1951, Jean Dalrymple married Major-General Philip deWitt Ginder, commander of the Thunderbirds in Korea. She was a friend to Presidents and entertainment personalities throughout the world. Very good .
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Book number: 36535
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 103 | £UK 88.75 | JP¥ 13671]
Catalogue: Theatre
Keywords: THEATRE; THEATER; FILM; TELEVISION; AMERICAN ACTOR; AUTOGRAPH LETTER ON A GREETING CARD SIGNED BY ACTOR AND SOCIAL ACTIVIST WILL GEER; ALS; A.L.S.; SIGNATURE; GRANDPA WALTON; THE WALTONS; THE SCARECROW; EDITH HAMLIN; GLENN FORD TELEVISION SERIES; CADE COU

 
LARDNER, FOSTER. (1873-1934). ACTOR AND AMATEUR MAGICIAN. MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL CONJURERS' ASSOCIATION RING NO. 2 IN RHODE ISLAND.
Autograph Note to His Daughter Signed by Actor and Magician Foster Lardner. Together with a Mailing Envelope.
West Barrington, RI: June 19, 1932. 1932. - 13 words filling half of a sheet of his personalized 7-1/4 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide letterhead with his Rhode Island address printed at the top. Signed "Daddy". The top right corner is creased. Folded 3 times for mailing. Together with his personalized mailing envelope addressed in his hand to "Sylvia Foster Lardner" but with no street address [the note probably accompanied a gift]. The envelope has been roughly opened down its left side. The letter is in very good condition. Foster Lardner writes to his daughter Sylvia Foster Lardner Page [1913-1997]: "With love from Mother & Daddy -- We are very proud of you Dear". An actor and amateur magician, Foster Lardner [1873-1934] was taught magic by Al Baker. For twenty years he was the head of the Keith organization in and around Providence, Rhode Island. He was also a member of the National Conjurers' Association Ring No. 2 in Rhode Island. He was manager of the Albee Theatre in Providence and stage manager for the SAM Carnival of Magic [1931] which featured Cardini, Jarrow and Hardeen. During World War I he gave frequent magical entertainments for soldiers in hospitals and later gave shows in the children's hospital in Providence. Very good .
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Book number: 95658
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29 | £UK 25 | JP¥ 3828]
Catalogue: Magic
Keywords: MAGIC; ACTOR; MAGICIAN; AUTOGRAPH NOTE TO HIS DAUGHTER SIGNED BY ACTOR AND MAGICIAN FOSTER LARDNER; SYLVIA FOSTER LARDNER PAGE; ANS; A.N.S.; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; AL BAKER; KEITH ORGANIZATION; ALBEE THEATRE, PROVIDENCE, RI; 1931 SAM, CARNIVAL OF MAGIC; NA

 BARRETT, WILSON. (1846-1904). ENGLISH MANAGER, ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT., Autograph Quotation from "Clito" Signed by English Theatre Manager, Actor and Playwright Wilson Barrett.
BARRETT, WILSON. (1846-1904). ENGLISH MANAGER, ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT.
Autograph Quotation from "Clito" Signed by English Theatre Manager, Actor and Playwright Wilson Barrett.
October 18, 1886. 1886. - "Love like a poet is not made but born" is penned on a 3-3/8 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide card and signed "Clito" and "Wilson Barrett / Oct 18 / 86". There are 2 chips & slight soiling to the right hand edge of the card. Scraps of paper adhere to the verso where the card has been removed from an album. Good. Wilson Barrett [1846-1904] was an English theatre manager, actor and playwright. Barrett and his company were credited with attracting the largest crowds of English theatre goers because of his success with melodrama. His most successful play both in England and the United States, was "The Sign of the Cross" [1895]. "Clito" was a play by Sydney Grundy in which Barrett performed the principle role in 1886. Good .
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Book number: 96346
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 62 | £UK 53.25 | JP¥ 8203]
Catalogue: Theatre
Keywords: THEATRE; THEATER; STAGE; ENGLISH THEATRE; THEATRE; MANAGER; ACTOR; PLAYWRIGHT; WILSON BARRETT; AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; CLITO; PLAY BY SYDNEY GRUNDY; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY,

 GIELGUD, JOHN (1904-2000). ENGLISH STAGE & SCREEN ACTOR AND DIRECTOR., A Beautiful Classic Original Photograph of the Great Stage Actor John Gielgud As Hamlet, Signed & Dated 1936 by the Great Actor Who Dominated the British Stage for Much of the Century.
GIELGUD, JOHN (1904-2000). ENGLISH STAGE & SCREEN ACTOR AND DIRECTOR.
A Beautiful Classic Original Photograph of the Great Stage Actor John Gielgud As Hamlet, Signed & Dated 1936 by the Great Actor Who Dominated the British Stage for Much of the Century.
[North America], 1936. 1936. - A 9-3/8 inch high by 7-3/8 inch wide softly hued original matte finish photograph of John Gielgud as Hamlet. The classic image portrays the actor in profile from the hips up, seated with his left hand holding his great black cloak draped over the arm of the chair. A tall white collar with a brooch above a decoratively buttoned dark tunic completes the character's costume. Gielgud gazes intently to the side, his right hand resting in his lap. Signed "John Gielgud / Hamlet. 1936." at center left of the portrait. There is but the faintest impression from the tip of a paper clip at top left, else a fine powerful signed photograph. The great British actor Sir John Gielgud (1904-2000) dominated the British stage for much of the 20th century as both an actor and director. Considered by many as the finest Hamlet of his era, he also starred and played supporting role in movies. From September 1936 through February 1937, Gielgud starred as Hamlet in North America, opening first in Toronto before moving on to perform in New York and Boston. Fine .
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Book number: 37050
USD 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 370.75 | £UK 319.25 | JP¥ 49216]
Catalogue: Theatre
Keywords: THEATRE; THEATER; FILM; MOVIES; ACTOR; STAGE; SCREEN; DIRECTOR; JOHN GIELGUD; PHOTOGRAPHY; PHOTOGRAPH; PORTRAIT; HAMLET; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; DATED; SHAKESPEAREAN; NORTH AMERICA; CLASSIC; TWENTIETH CENTURY; 20TH CENTURY; GREAT BRITISH STAGE ACTOR

 DROUET, ROBERT (1870-1914). AMERICAN ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT, Original Cabinet Card Photograph of the American Actor & Playwright Robert Drouet by Sarony, Signed by the Actor
DROUET, ROBERT (1870-1914). AMERICAN ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT
Original Cabinet Card Photograph of the American Actor & Playwright Robert Drouet by Sarony, Signed by the Actor
New York: Sarony, 1900. 1900. New York: Sarony, 1900. 1900. Good. - sc - A 5-1/2 inch high by 3-7/8 inch wide sienna toned photograph by Sarony mounted on 6-1/2 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide brick red board with the photographer's name and address printed at the bottom of the mount. The image portrays Robert Drouet seated attired in a three-piece suit with necktie over the stiff upright collar of a white shirt. The actor holds a cane and gloves in one hand, a hat in the other. Signed and dated "Robert Drouet / 1900" in black ink at top right of the photograph. There is some rubbing affecting the edge of the actor's head and shoulder and a few scratches to the edges of the photograph. Good.

Born in Clinton, Iowa, the American actor and playwright Robert Drouet (1870-1914) first joined a theatrical company at 16 and later managed his own Shakespearean repertoire company. He played leading parts with Robert Downing and went on the play the part of General Delarouche in "Paul Kaubar", Citizen Pierre in the play of that name, Colonel Jack Brereton in "Janice Meredith" (based on Paul Leicester Ford's novel), and John Austin in "The Girl With the Green Eyes", among other roles. One of the most celebrated playwrights of his day, he authored "Doris", "The White Czar", "Montana", "Tomorrow", "An Idyll of Virginia", "Fra Diano", and "Captain Bob". Good .

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Book number: 31207
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 35.5 | JP¥ 5468]
Catalogue: Theatre
Keywords: THEATRE; STAGE; ACTOR; PHOTOGRAPH; PORTRAIT; ORIGINAL PHOTO; SIGNED; ROBERT DROUET; AMERICAN ACTOR; PLAYWRIGHT; AUTOGRAPH; SIGNATURE; SARONY; NEW YORK; THEATER; DRAMA; THE WHITE CZAR; MONTANA; FRA DIANO; AN IDYLL OF VIRGINIA; CITIZEN PIERRE; PAUL KABAR; T

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