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NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, (1902).. (1902).. Very good. - Square octavo, purple cloth titled in gilt on spine & in gilt within decorative gilt frame with coat of arms & fleurs de lys stamped in gilt on front cover. The spine is faded & soiled; the covers are bumped & lightly rubbed with a small stain to the front cover. 14, ix & 288 pp. plus colophon. Illustrated with 6 photogravures, including a portrait frontispiece, & profuse B&W plates & textual illustrations. Very good.
"Mrs. Leslie Carter Edition"--a limited edition of an unstated number of copies for private distribution.
Signed by Mrs. Leslie Carter and David Belasco on a special presentation plate mounted on the front pastedown.
The celebrated American actress known as Mrs. Leslie Carter played Madame du Barry in David Belasco's play "Du Barry". This special edition of Ford's account of Du Barry's life includes the full credits for the production at the Belasco Theatre, a preface by Belasco, three plates from designs for the theatre, and portraits of Carter and Belasco.
Title: THE STORY OF DU BARRY
Publisher: NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, (1902).: (1902).
Book Condition: Very good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 1899
Keywords: HISTORY; FRANCE; FRENCH; LOUIS XV; DU BARRY; MADAME DU BARRY; JAMES L. FORD; THEATER; PLAY; BELASCO THEATRE; AMERICAN; DAVID BELASCO; CAROLINE LOUISE CARTER; MRS. LESLIE CARTER; ILLUSTRATIONS; PLATES; PHOTOGRAVURES; LIMITED EDITION; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUT