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Title: Up the Years from Bloomsbury - an Autobiography
Description: New York, Blue Ribbon Books. 1927, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Black titles on red cloth boards which have minor marks to front but no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. Fore edges uncut. A VG+ to near Fine copy. 321 pages. George Arliss (1868-1946) was an English actor, author, playwright and filmmaker who found success in the United States. He was the first British actor to win an Academy Award. He began his acting career on the stage in the English provinces in 1887. By 1900, he was playing London's West End in supporting roles. He embarked for a tour of America in 1901 in Mrs Patrick Campbell's troupe, intending to remain in the U.S. only for the length of the tour, Arliss stayed for twenty years, eventually becoming a star. Bette Davis credited Arliss for personally insisting upon her as his leading lady and giving her a chance to show her mettle. NOT EX LIB 1. Very Good/No Jacket.

Keywords: Victorian Edwardian British Actors, Warner Brothers, Disraeli, Mrs. Patrick Campbell

Price: GBP 12.00 = appr. US$ 17.14 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 009151

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