THEATER—EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. PHELPS, HENRY PITT. Players of a Century: a Record of the Albany Stage. Albany: Joseph McDonough, 1880.
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THEATER—EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. PHELPS, HENRY PITT. Players of a Century: a Record of the Albany Stage. Albany: Joseph McDonough, 1880.
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THEATER—EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED.
PHELPS, HENRY PITT. Players of a Century: a Record of the Albany Stage. Albany: Joseph McDonough, 1880.
1 volume in 2. 8vo. x, 13-304; [2], 305-424 pp. Extensively extra-illustrated (see below). Near-period morocco gilt. Lightly rubbed, occasional offsetting.
Provenance: George A. Robe (stub-mounted Autograph Letter Signed of H.P. Phelps to him, Albany, January 15, 1887, congratulating him on his extra-illustrating success).

LIMITED SUBSCRIBERS' EDITION, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, no 105 of 250 copies initialed by the author. Includes: Autograph Sentiment of WILLIAM J. CODY ("True to friend & foe, W.J. Cody, Buffalo Bill, 1887"), cut signature of P.T. BARNUM dated January 12, 1887, autograph material and photographs of myriad actors of the day, and numerous engraved views and illustrations.
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