SIX PLAYS. MADAME BUTTERFLY / DU BARRY / THE DARLING OF THE GODS / ANDREA / THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST / THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM.

By: Belasco, David. Notes by Montrose J. Moses.

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503 pp, 8 7/8" H, purple cloth with signature in gilt facsimile on front board, gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Eight b&w photographs, including frontispiece and scenes from plays (all present). Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To / George C. Atkins / with best wishes / David Belasco / Jan. 27th 1930." Contents: Introduction by David Belasco; A Chronology Placing the Six Plays; Madame Butterfly; Du Barry; The Darling of the Gods; Adrea; The Girl of the Golden West; The Return of Peter Grimm. David Belasco, 1853-1931, was an American playwright, theatrical producer and director. He was"the first writer to adapt the short story Madame Butterfly for the stage, and he launched the theatrical career of many actors, including James O'Neill, Mary Pickford, Lenore Ulric and Barbara Stanwyck". Page leaf 289/290 has small edge tear archivally taped, two page leaves 417 to 420 have a very small fore-edge chip, very light browning to edges of text block, slight lean to spine, light general fading to spine colour and also multiple spots of discolouration, some small areas of discolouration on boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light edge wear to boards.

Title: SIX PLAYS. MADAME BUTTERFLY / DU BARRY / THE DARLING OF THE GODS / ANDREA / THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST / THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM.

Author Name: Belasco, David. Notes by Montrose J. Moses.

Categories: Film/Theatre/Television,

Edition: Later Printing

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1929

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 30485

Keywords: David Belasco, American Playwrights, Theatrical Producers, Directors, Madame Butterfly, Return of Peter Grimm, Girl of Golden West, Du Barry, Darling of the Gods, Adrea, Signed Books.,