HUTTON’S PLAYS AND PLAYERS
HUTTON, Laurence. Plays and Players. New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1875. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter red morocco gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. $400.
First edition, number 4 of only 25 wide-margined copies.
This volume is a collection of the dramatic criticism Hutton wrote for the New York Mail between 1872 and 1875. Hutton eventually became a noted book collector and editor, serving as literary editor of Harper’s Magazine from 1886 to 1898.
A handsomely bound wide-margined copy in fine condition.