(KAEL, Pauline). AUERBACH, Nina
Private Theatricals (and Ellen Terry)
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1990. Private Theatricals is a treatise on authenticity and theatricality in the lives of Victorians, by this scholar of theater and film history. Inscribed by Auerbach to film critic Pauline Kael. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Together with a second printing of Auerbach's Ellen Terry [NY: Norton (1989)], a biography of the British actress and by extension a history of theater in the late 19th and early 20th century, also inscribed to Kael "who is part of the best of this book." Near fine in wrappers. [#022652] $70
All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.