Author:Boucicault, Ruth Holt

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The Rose of Jericho

By: Boucicault, Ruth Holt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York/London, G.P. Putnam's Sons/The Knickerbocker Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20546

ISBN: NO

Condition: Good


(black and gilt decorated cover; no dust jacket) [front hinge starting, light dampstaining to covers, offsetting to endpapers, spine cloth a bit faded, gilt spine lettering rubbed but still readable]. Novel about a small-town girl who becomes a stage actress. A contemporary publisher's ad called it "a brilliant novel of stage life, with an unusual and unconventional heroine," also noting that it featured "a frankly daring discussion of the sex problem." The author was the second wife (and widow) of British actor Aubrey Boucicault, the youngest child of the famed Irish actor/... View more info