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Mary Anderson (Mme De Navarro)
A Few More Memories by Mary Anderson de Navarro, SIGNED by author, ilst 1936
London: Hutchinson & Co, 1936. Very Good in age worn dust wrapper. A Few More Memories by Mary Anderson de Navarro SIGNED by author with inscription first edition 1936 London Hutchinson & co ******************** 8vo pp 286., [32, pub detailed list]., with seventeen monochrome plates., publisher's original blue linen cloth gilt boards with gilt titles on spine., VG with age worn dust jacket with odd tears etc on some edges and some deprivation., interior clean., bright., tight., no annotations., author's signed inscription on title page ************* More Info from fly leaf, foreword, Preface, Introduction etc (apologies for any typo scan errors)... This book will be welcomed with delight, not only by Mary Anderson's countless friends and admirers all over the world, but by lovers of good literature as well. It is sparkling with wit ad humour, but a vein of deep seriousness runs like an undercurrent throughout the volume. Mary Anderson has 'known most of the great people of her time-many of them intimately; she has a happy gift of escribing them and seizing their chief characteristics; she leaves the reader with such a graphic impression, that he, too, feels that he has actually met these wonderful men and women. It is very varied in its contents: one meets painters, poets, musicians, ecclesiastics, scholars as well as simple folk. The countryside, her charming home at Broadway, her hobby of gardening, cricket, books and music-all these and much more, find a place in her" Memories" and are described in an easy, flowing style. It is natural that actors, acting and the stage s … [Click Below for Full Description]
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