Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
Title MERCEDES: A Drama in Two Acts
Book Condition Tiny inked ''45'' to copyright page, else a sharp, clean, very good plus copy in blue binding with gilt titles, decoration; no dust jacket. Tipped into the page facing the title-page is a vintage photo of the doorway to Aldrich's home in Boston.
Edition First separate edition, revised from its appearance in MERCEDES, AND LATER LYRICS (1884).
Publisher Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1894.
Seller ID 41760.00
The poet's drama of the tragic love between a French soldier and a Spanish peasant, set in 1810; in the revised version, as performed at Palmer's Theatre with Maurice Barrymore and Julia Arthur. The play was first published in The Century in July 1884.
Plays and Playwrights. American Literature. Poetry. Napoleonic Wars.