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SKU: 009191 Category:

Description

Title:
The Rejected Addresses; Together with the Prize Addresses, Presented for the Prize Medal, Offered for the Best Address, on the Opening of the New Park Theater, in the City of New-York
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 009191

Author: Various
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Nathaniel Smith
Place: New York
Year: 1821
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 16mo
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 16mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edge gilt – bright, rich condition. Full red gilt stamped Riviere leather binding, foldout frontispiece View of the Interior of the Park Theatre, [viii]-ix, [11]-182 pages. Corners lightly bumped, some wear along front side of spine, a little wear at spine ends, pages toned moderately. From the Introduction: “In the night of 25th May, 1820, the New York Park Theater was destroyed by fire. The proprietors resolved to rebuild it; and while the work was proceeding, the managers, Messrs. Price & Simpson, published an advertisement, offering the freedom of the theater to the author of the best poetic address, consisting of not more than 60, and not less than 50 lines, to be pronounced on the opening of the theater.” Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 009191.