[Sir Gerald du Maurier, actor-manager.] Typed Note Signed, as President of the Actors’ Orphanage, thanking the actor Frank Arlton for his ‘splendid efforts at the Garden party’.

Sir Gerald du Maurier [Sir Gerald Hubert Edward Busson du Maurier] (1873-1934), English actor-manager [Frank Arlton (1863-1948), stage and screen actor; The Actors’ Orphanage, Langley, Bucks]
Publication details: 
15 June 1933. On letterhead of The Actors’ Orphanage, Langley Hall, Langley, Bucks.

See his entry in the Oxford DNB. 1p, 4to. Signed (‘With reiterated thanks’) ‘Gerald du Maurier’, with ‘President’ typed beneath. The letterhead is printed in black and green, with details of officers and committee members. On aged and creased paper, with closed tears and nicks to edges. Folded three times for postage. He asks him to accept his ‘most grateful thanks for your splendid efforts at the Garden Party’. He understands the ‘new show’ which Arlton ‘put in this year’ has proved ‘very popular’.

The Actors' Remonstrance, or Complaint, For the silencing of their Profession, and Banishment from their severall Playhouses.

[Francis Marshall; Edward Nickson; The British Stage]
Publication details: 
Reprinted by F[rancis]. Marshall, Kenton Street, Brunswick Sq. 1822.

Seven pages, octavo. Disbound, and with the four leaves detached from one another and neatly laid down on a paper mount. Very good. From (according to the title-page) the edition in 'LONDON. Printed for EDW. NICKSON. Januar. 24. 1643.' Republished as a supplement to the 'British Stage'. Only two copies on COPAC, at Bristol and in the British Library.

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