Shakespeare's Boy Actors
Seller ID: 1133
London: J. M. Dent, 1939. First edition (vii, 207, index, bibliography ), frontis and eight plates. Octavo, in blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, impressed decoration to front cover. Davies first book, his Oxford honours thesis, reflects his early and abiding interest in play-acting and illusion. Neat bookplate and signature of Bernard Davies (apparently not a close relation) on the front pastedown. One corner bumped, slightly rubbed top, bottom and edge of spine, uniform light age toning. A bright, clean copy of Davies' first book. Scarce.
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