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VICTORIA REGINA: A Dramatic Biography.

by [Hayes, Helen, signed] Housman, Laurence

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  • Seller Inventory #: 46343
  • Book condition: Good only in a fair dust jacket. (stain to front cover of book, dust jacket is price-clipped, quite edgeworn, and has some loss
  • Jacket condition: fair
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons,
  • Place: New York:
  • Date published: n.d. (ca 1936.)
  • Keywords: harry essex, movie producer, helen hayes, actress, association copy,

New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, n.d. (ca 1936.). Good only in a fair dust jacket. (stain to front cover of book, dust jacket is price-clipped, quite edgeworn, and has some loss in the middle of the spine.) . First US printing. Sheets printed in England. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Ernest Shepard. The basis of Housman's most sucessful play. A unique copy, SIGNED by Laurence Housman with the words "his signature" underneath (in Housman's hand) the words "Harry Essex, his book." Essex (1910-1997) was a writer, movie director and film producer. This copy is also SIGNED by Helen Hayes (1900-1993), whose starring role in this 1936 Broadway play was perhaps her greatest role ever. Hayes' signature is followed by the words, "his friend" with a line going up to Essex's name. 470 pp.