Good. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Ex-Library First Edition. Foreword by Charles Hanson Towne. Hardcover In Good Condition. Over 100 illustrations. Bound in brown cloth with swirly design, gilt lettered on spine. Clean, tight and solid. Spine hinge rubbed, edge wear to spine ends, touch of wear to lower corners. Lib markings as usual. Front endpaper corner is clipped. Jacket blurb is affixed to flyleaf. Frontspiece illustration in full color of James T Powers as "Bob Acres"n Sheridan's "The Rivals". Interior, other than lib stamps, is clean, unmarked, untorn. James T. Powers was on stage for sixty years, forty of which he was a star on Broadway and played throughout the US, Canada, England, Ireland and Scotland. 379 pages with Index. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. 1939, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, New York, USA.
Near Fine. First edition. 379pp. Foreword by Charles Hanson Towne. With over 100 black and white photographic illustrations, color frontispiece. Near fine lacking the dustwrapper. Powers was an American stage actor (1862-1943).
Good in Fair jacket. SIGNED with inscription by Authors wife. SIgned Letters included. Hardcover with dustjacket. Cover clean with minor shelfwear. Interior clean, binding tight. Jacket rubbed with age tone and small tears in mylar plastic cover.
Very Good. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author, "Greetings to Mr. George Burns, James T. Powers /43. Rachel Booth Powers July /48" (the wife apparently having added her signature after his death). First edition (no additional printings listed). Hardcover, very good in fair dustjacket. Dustjacket age yellowed, scuffed, rubbed along edges, 4 inch tear along fold of front flap, 3 inch tear with some loss of paper on top edge of spine portion, several lesser tears and chips, water(? ) stain along spine portion, price present. Book itself has evidence of the stain on spine and lower edge of front board, paper lightly age yellowed, otherwise tight, clean, paper crisp, unmarked. Autobiography; movies; show business; comedy; autograph.
Sparkling memories of seventy years. 8vo, pp. 379. Illustrated. Author's presentation on flyleaf. Illustrated. Powers' obituary laid in. VG in chipped and worn dj. Powers was a popular comedian from 1878 onward.
NY 1939 1st Putnam. Sm.4to., 379pp., hardcover. Signed and inscribed by Powers and his wife, the actress Rachel Booth Powers, to Constance Tallaries. VG, very slight uneven fading of cover, in Fair DJ, chipped and worn.
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