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THE ITALIAN BRIDE. A PLAY - IN FIVE ACTS. WRITTEN FOR MISS ELIZA LOGAN, AND PUBLISHED FOR PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION.
John M. Cooper & Co. , Savannah(1856.). Original publisher's boards, 12mo, 132 pages. Singerman 1440. DE RENNE II, p.579. Milberg nr. 58. 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. Very Good Condition. (amr-45-23B) xx
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