The Early Life of John Howard Payne. Willis T. Hanson.
The Early Life of John Howard Payne.

The Early Life of John Howard Payne.

Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1913. Limited edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 226pp, b&w frontis, b&w illus throughout., untrimmed, uncut foredge. Includes a facsimile letter tipped in and another facsimile in Payne's hand with words to "Home Sweet Home". Special Bibliophile watermarked paper. Tan cloth covers, one half brown calf with gilt title on spine. Owner's bookplate inside front cover; text bright and clean. Spine quite rubbed, chip to base; corners slt bumped. "Home Sweet Home" was written by this actor, poet and playwright, in 1822. It was first sung at Covent Garden, England in I823 , as part of the opera "Clari, the Maid of Milan." Good +. Item #11620

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