Kindling, 1914 Play by Charles Kenyon
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Kindling, 1914 Play by Charles Kenyon

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Kindling by Charles Kenyon was published by the Drama League of America as the first play in its Series, 1914. This hardcover book is a collectible illustrated First Edition.

  • Dramatizes the lives of the desperately poor in a New York tenement
  • The play Kindling premiered in 1911 and has had a memorable production and publication history and popularity ever since
  • This distinctive antiquarian edition includes an "Introduction to the Drama League Series"
  • Plus an Introduction by distinguished New York Theater critic Clayton Hamilton explaining the early production history of the play.

This copy is in good antique condition. The binding is firm throughout, and although there is browning and very slight foxing on the edges of pages, there are no markings or tears. Two or three pages show light staining, but, aside from age related discoloration, are clean. As the photo shows, there is a slight tear at the top of the binding. The book measures 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" and has 147 pages.

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