Personal Recollections of the Stage, embracing Noticies of Actors, Authors and Auditors During A Period of Forty Years

Phila: Henry Carey Baird, 1855. First First edition. Thick octavo in brown cloth, spine lettering and decoration in gilt, engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. 477 pages plus 10 pps. of ads. Reminiscences of the American stage from 1797 through 1846 in cities such as New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston etc. Wood attended his first play in New York in 1797, in the same audience as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Henry Knox and others. A tight, fine copy with a touch of sunning to the spine. Fine Decorated Cloth (Item ID: A2180)


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