The Romance of an Old Playhouse
Place Published: Salt Lake City
Publisher: The Seagull Press
Date Published: 1928
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 34209
SIGNED. 342pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and a gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. Decorative tissue guard. Good. The edges of the spine and covers are rubbed, and gently bumped. The spine is slightly rolled. The top edge of the text block is darkened and slightly scratched. Weak front hinge. There is a bookseller's small label on the rear pastedown. The text block is cracked at the beginning, and it is on the verge of cracking numerous times throughout. Yellowed pages. The dust jacket is in fair condition only. It is age-toned, rubbed, tattered and torn. There is a 3 inch long paper tape repair to the internal side of the dust jacket.
Signed, "Very Truly Geo. D. Pyper" on the front free endsheet. The history of the Salt Lake Theatre. Colored frontis of the Salt Lake Theatre taken from the original painting by Utah artist Lee Greene Richards. Flake/Draper 6782.