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Ages of Gielgud: An Actor at Eighty - Edited by Ronald Harwood

Hodder & Stoughton, 1984, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the introduction: “Arthur John Gielgud was born on April i4th, 1904, in London. His mother, Kate, was related to the Terrys, one of the most illustrious English theatrical clans; his father, Frank Gielgud, English-born, was of Polish parentage. Their third son was educated at Westminster and, for the theatre, at the Benson Dramatic School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He made his first appearance on the stage at the Old Vic in November 1921. Almost exactly five years later, aged twenty-two, he replaced Noel Coward as Lewis Dodd in The Constant Nymph in the West End. For almost sixty years he has been a leading theatrical figure and a dominant force in the English-speaking theatre of this century.”

Size: 9½" x 6¼". Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 182 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.