Memoirs of Charles Mathews, Comedian.
London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 4 volume set, 9 inches tall. A very good looking full Victorian calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Twin gilt fillets and corner tools frame the boards. Gilt dentelles and top edges. With the bookplate of Charles B. Cochran, the English theatrical producer. Embellished with 16 engraved plates, many folding. The life and career of Charles Mathews, celebrated English theatre manager and comic actor in theatre and entertainment in the 18th and 19th centuries.