GIELGUD, [Sir] John.
An Actor's Biography in Pictures. Compiled and described by Hallam Fordham with personal narrative by John Gielgud; [With loosely inserted programme].
First edition, signed by Gielgud to title-page, dated 'Feb 1953', inscribed by the Author below; 'for my dear Jonathan with love and gratitude from Hallam 3.11.53; 4to; numerous illustrations from photographs; publisher's blue cloth gilt, illustrated endpapers of 'leading ladies', pictorial dust-jacket, rubbed at extremities, abrasion and two small closed tears to spine; together with loosely inserted ephemera, comprising 3 portrait photographs of Gielgud inscribed to Jonathan Mayne; an ALS from Neveill Coghill to Fordham, a few pieces of correspondence between Jonathan Mayne and various publishers and four short obituraries of Hallam Fordham from barious papers and journals;  xxiii pp. Preserved in a near-contemporary double slip-case with gilt initials J.H.M.