first edition Hardcover
(1972) · New York
by SIMON, Louis M. [With Contributions by Ruth Gordon, Nedda Harrigan Logan, Cornelia Otis Skinner, and Jean Loggie]
New York: Theatre Arts Books, (1972). First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Near fine in a like jacket. 4to. Brown cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dust jacket. Unclipped. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in year of publication, with additional signatures from four named contributors to first endpaper: "For Jerome Schrettner - / A new friend but a good friend / of the Actors Fun. / Sincerely / Louis M. Simon / December 1972." Jacket with trace handling wear. Cloth bumped at lower right. Otherwise bright, clean, sharp.
An uncommon history, covering the first 90 years of the important performers' charitable organization. Inscribed by the author, Louis M. Simon with inscriptions and signatures from all additional, special contributors listed to title page including: Nedda Harrigan Logan, Jean Loggie, Ruth Gordon, and Cornelia Otis Skinner. Gordon won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Rosemary's Baby. (Inventory #: 14986)