by DEVEREUX, William
1909. DEVEREAUX, William. [With Stephen Lovell]. SIR WALTER RALEGH: AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE. London: Greening & Co., Ltd., 1909. 12mo., black, full-grained pebbled morocoo leather with gilt-worked medallion of Ralegh and gilt titles & borders, all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; 319 pages. First Edition, third printing. Signed by Devereaux and 12 members of the cast of the London production of the play, with same title. This fictional version is based upon the play by Lewis Waller. The book is also signed by another eight actors on their photographic plates in the novel. In all about 20 signatures of Elizabthean actors and one of the authors. Very Good (covers bright with minor wear; hinges cracked but still tight; small North Hollywood bookstore label on the rear pastedown; small pencil description of book on front page). A one-of-a-kind copy of a very scarce book!! $750.00.
(Inventory #: 1451)