Florence Desmond / By Herself. Florence Desmond.
Florence Desmond / By Herself

Florence Desmond / By Herself

George G. Harrap & Company, 1953. First Edition. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (small). / No Jacket. Item #L061344

Slight rubbing to covers (leather/cloth; chiefly to edges); slight internal browning to edges. 303 pages + plates. Autobiographical reflections of the famous British dancer and impersonator (born 1905), star of countless stage revues and a few motion pictures. Includes index. Signed and inscribed by Desmond in blue ink on title page (''Scotch Tape' / With Your Shoes Off!! / 'Queen Elizabeth' / and 'Just in Time' / Dessie / March 21st / 1957'). Bound in 3/4 dark green morocco over green cloth by Hatchards, Limited, London, gilt-stamped and decorated spine with raised bands, covers ruled gilt, green/brown cockerell endpapers, t.e.g., remaining edges trimmed. In supplied clear mylar protective jacket (slightly rubbed).36 b/w Photographs / Plates (chiefly portraits).

Price: $85.00

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