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The Same Only Different — Five Generations of a Great Theatre Family - Margaret Webster

Victor Gollancz, 1969, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavy rubbing to the joins, spine ends and corners. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly spotted and tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The Websters are one of the great theatre families. Their story covers five generations, and their careers are in effect a history of the English stage through the last hundred and fifty years. Edmund Kean, Macready, Samuel Phelps, Irving, Ellen Terry, Forbes Robertson, Beerbohm Tree, the Bancrofts, the Kendals, Pinero, Wilde, Granville-Barker, Shaw, Mrs Patrick Campbell, Gerald du Maurier, Marie Tempest, Sybil Thorndike, Lilian Baylis, Gielgud, Olivier; they and many more are here, not merely for the record but because all have been intimately involved in the story of the Websters. It provides an ever-fascinating chronicle, and Margaret Webster, the last of the theatrical line (to date), tells it superbly.
Size: 9¼" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: [XVIII] 395 [XIV]
ISBN: 057500388X

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