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Edwin Forrest First Star of the American Stage, 1960 Richard Moody First Edition

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Edwin Forrest  First Star of the American Stage , 1960 by Richard Moody is an exciting biography of an eccentric 19th century actor whose sterling theater career was filled with brilliant performances, lurid scandal and a New York riot that claimed 31 lives.

The chapter headings and the illustrations (shown in photographs) indicate clearly the scope of this biography of America's first great stage star.


The condition of the book is good--pages browned, no tears, no marks, remnants of a book plate on the back of the front cover, almost no shelf wear. The dust jacket is torn at the top and is a bit ragged.

The book measures 6 1/4 inches by 9 1/2 inches by 1 1/4inches and has 426 pages,


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