"Our Marie" (Marie Lloyd).

Jacob (Naomi)

"Our Marie" (Marie Lloyd).

A Censored Anthology. With 20 Illustrations.

Description: FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 15 plates, some light foxing to prelims and around plates within, pp. 287, [24, ads], 8vo, original black cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt, worn and soiled, the dustjacket front panel laid down to flyleaf, fair

Publication Details: Hutchinson, 1936

Notes: An interesting copy of this memoir of the popular music-hall entertainer, by her friend - the novelist Naomi Jacob (also known as Ellington Gray). This was the author's personal copy: laid in, some interleaved, are numerous relevant clippings, transcriptions, and 7 pieces of correspondence to her (in the main addressed by her nickname, 'Mickie'), most referring to the book, its subject, or evoking the world of the music-hall more generally – a couple, from Godfrey Clarke, and 'Frank', sent by old entertainers with, like the author, some level of personal acquaintance with the great lady. Bor...more

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Price: £200

Subject: Music

Published Date: 1936

Stock Number: 65390

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