First UK edition, signed by Dame Peggy ‘Pem’ Ashcroft and Sir Ralph Richardson, with the programme of the first production. Based on Henry James’s 1880 novel Washington Square, The Heiress was first staged in London in 1949, directed by John Gielgud at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, and starring Ralph Richardson as Dr Sloper and Peggy Ashcroft as his daughter, Catherine.
First UK edition, signed; 8vo, , 120 pp., with 8 photographic half-tone plates,  pp. programme loosely inserted; publisher’s blue cloth gilt with half-tone dust-jacket printed in blue; endpapers slightly toned, jacket lightly sunned with a few small chips, nonetheless a very good, signed copy.
Stock ID: 99600