1932 · Paris
8vo, 5 3/4 x 9 inches, (145 x 230 mm), 400 pages, in contemporary blue half calf, spine gilt in compartments, marbled end papers. Boards rubbed and soiled, spine faded, some page edges lightly toned. A Very Good copy in a handsome binding.
INSCRIBED by Sacha Guitry to British producer and theatre manager Charles Cochran: "À un ami / de dix ans / à Charles D. Cochran / Sacha Guitry." Also with the ownership inscription of the recipient's wife, Evelyn. Sacha Guitry (1885-1957) was a prolific French playwright as well as a talented actor and director. This volume (in French) is a selection of essays, dialogue from plays, and his often-humorous thoughts on life. (Inventory #: 1378)