Jefferson, Joseph THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOSEPH JEFFERSON
New York: The Century , Co., (1897). Early printing. Hardcover. Very good plus: Rebound in peacock blue half-leather over marbled blue-and-gold boards; hubbed spine lettered, ruled and decorated in gilt; gilt top edge; marbled endsheets; the binding and the endsheets show wear, the interior is bright and unblemished.
Memoir by one of 19th Century America's most prominent thespians, who became forever identified with the role of RIP VAN WINKLE, and for whom the Chicago Joseph Jefferson acting awards are named. Illustrated with scores of coated stock inserts.