* Signed & Corrected By Ellen Terry * Ellen Terry By Christopher St John 1907


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Author : Christopher St John (Edited By) 

Title: Stars of the Stage Ellen Terry ….. (see pictures) 

Publisher: First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By John Lane The Bodley Head London 1907……… This copy has been SIGNED and Inscribed by Ellen Terry on the Half Title Page and it reads………. ” Edith Harrop from Ellen Terry With Love 1908 ”  ,Also SIGNED by her underneath portrait plate facing page 7 and finally Ellen Terry has corrected the work on the list of plays acted in by her Terry on the final page (see picture) 

Condition of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this book in blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine and upper cover and with lettering also in mauve to spine and upper cover.This copy has been SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Ellen Terry on the Half Title Page (see above) description) also signed by her underneath her portrait plate on page 7 and she has also corrected the list of productions she has been in on the final page where she has added ” Elizabeth of York = Henry of Lancaster Nottingham 25 Feb 1908 ” There is one former owner’s bookplate of ‘Edith Harrop’ to the front pastedown and with sellotape line to the join of half title page.There is somemild spotting to pre-lims and occasional foxing spots internally are noted.Complete with 16 pages of illustrations.Great copy for the collector of books on the Theatre or on significant signed works.8vo 97pp plus 4 pages of ads at rear First UK Edition [1907]     

Ellen Terry:The Terry Family was a theatrical dynasty of the late 19th century and beyond. The family includes not only those members with the surname Terry, but also Neilsons, Craigs and Gielguds, to whom the Terrys were linked by marriage or blood ties.The dynasty was founded by the actor Benjamin Terry and his wife, Sarah. The first member of the family to achieve national prominence was their eldest surviving daughter Kate.Her younger sister,Ellen achieved international fame, in partnership with Henry Irving.Ellen Terry was seen as the greatest star of the family for many decades, but her great-nephew John Gielgud became at least as celebrated from the 1930s to the end of the 20th century. Among those of the family who did not become actors, was Gordon Craig, Ellen’s son, who was an internationally-known  Theatre designer and director.  

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