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vintage book: THE ITALIAN BRIDE: A PLAY IN FIVE ACTS Samuel Yates Levy 1856
1856. as shown. thanks for checking out one of my items, if you like this you will probably like other items i have, i get tons of stuff in diverse fields of collecting and use. NOTE: i will always combine items to save you shipping cost. THIS ITEM IS----one of so many great books i have on ebay right now, check them all out if you wish, pictures show condition, ebays zoom in feature is great to really see what you are considering:--------vintage book: THE ITALIAN BRIDE: A PLAY IN FIVE ACTS by Samuel Yates Levy. Published by John Cooper & Co., 1856, for private distribution. This is an uncommon work by this Jewish author who would go on to become a Confederate Officer during the Civil War. Levy (1827 - 1888) . Was also editor in chief of the Savannah Daily Advertiser, and "in April 1868 Levy criticized in print the political views of a certain Dr. James Waring. Waring, apparently thin-skinned, demanded a duel. Levy obliged, but luckily friends were able to defuse the situation" (Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities, 2013) . Logan was a popular actress of the mid-19th Century, daughter to Cornelius Logan, a comic actor & playwriter who served as her manager until his death in 1853. While Logan was born in Philadelphia, she made her name in the antebellum South, with many lucrative engagements in cities such as Savannah, where she, no doubt, inspired Mr. Levy to write this work in her honor. Book has light wear to cover. Endpaper inside cover has some wrinkling (see photo). Letterpressed. A few small light stains, a few tiny holes. Between pgs. 58 & 59 you can see wher … [Click Below for Full Description]
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