Hayden Coffin, Illustrated by John Hassall +photos
Title Hayden Coffin's Book Packed with Acts and Facts.
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Aston Rivers / I,A, Lewis, 1930
Inscription With Signed Letter
Seller ID 000082
First Edition. 6" x 8 3/4" Approx. this book contains a glued in SIGNED letter (on Savage Club paper)from Coffin dated16th may 1935 (died 9th dec 1935 aged 73) . 303 pages+36 plates mostly photos of actors, inc 2 small (on 1 plate) of Salt Lake City 1930 &from Prospect Hill in 1892.+ John Hassall ills are in the text.Original blue binding with gilt lettering is good except spine that does have a little wear and1/4"tear at top,Contents O.K. except for signed letter and envelope (name/adress only) all hand writen by Coffin, glued to front & a few relevent newspaper cuttings inc one glued in rear mentioned in signed letter at front. A facinating 1st hand history/recollations of his life in the Theatre as Actor/singer from about 1880s,inc touring England ,South Africa in 1910, the U.S.A .in1892/3 with the Lillian Russell Opera Company ,and his parts in a few early films .and much much more.
HAYDEN COFFIN JOHN HASSALL EARLY THEATRE FILMS SALT LAKE CITY +PHOTOS AMERICA SIGNED