Theater of Augustin Daly, 1956 Marvin Felheim
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Theater of Augustin Daly, 1956 Marvin Felheim

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Theater of Augustin Daly: An Account of the Late nineteenth Century American Stage, 1956, was written by Marvin Felheim.

A collectible first edition, this book is one of the best evaluations of Daly and his time.

  • Daly was America's leading theatrical producer from the Civil War period until the end of the century.
  • Major playwright: melodramas, social comedy, farce, adaptations of European plays (90 plays)
  • "Autocrat of the Stage" Control of actors and productions
  • Master of "Blood and Thunder" melodrama

This yellow and black hardcover copy is in good vintage condition, but the dust jacket is so badly damaged that the book makes a better appearance without it.

There are some markings but no tears. Pages are browned, with slight turning of top right edge of five pages at end of book, but the binding is strong and firm.

The  book measures 5 3/4 inches by 8 1/4 inches by 1 inch. There are 329 pages.

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