NEVILLE, Henry G.
Title The Stage. Its Past and Present in Relation to Fine Art. Revised and Enlarged. (SIGNED).
Seller ID 73541
Richard Bentley and Son. 1875. Revised and enlarged edition. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY from the Author. "To C. E. Simpson, with the author's kind regards - Henry G. Neville 1876." No DW. Original green cloth gilt. Slim tall 8vo. Signs of slight wear to boards, lower board slightly spotted. A clean and sound copy. Thomas Henry Gartside Neville (20 June 1837 – 19 June 1910) was an English actor, dramatist, teacher and theatre manager. He began his career playing dashing juvenile leads, later specialising in Shakespearean roles, modern comedy and melodrama. His most famous role was as Bob Brierley in Tom Taylor's The Ticket-of-Leave Man. As the manager of the Olympic Theatre from 1873 to 1879, he presented numerous successful productions. In later years, he became a respected character actor.
PLAYS, DRAMA and THEATRE 19th century