1919: Quality Street, by J. M. Barrie, Theatre Play in Three Acts

By (author)J. M. Barrie


Quality Street is a theatre play in three acts written by J. M. Barrie and published in 1919 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. The play is set in the early 19th century in Quality Street, a fictional street in England, and follows the story of two sisters, Phoebe and Susan, who are in love with the same man, Valentine Brown. When Valentine goes off to war, the sisters decide to open a school for girls and dress up as their younger selves to attract students. However, when Valentine returns, he fails to recognize them and falls in love with Phoebe, causing a series of misunderstandings and comedic situations.

The book is a uniform edition with a green cloth hardcover and gilt stamped lettering on the cover and spine. It is in exceptionally good condition for a 103-year-old book, with only minor rubbing on the cover and some fading and occasional foxing on the pages. The book features thick, quality paper and printing and is tightly bound and clean. It also includes an ink inscription on the inside cover dated to 1922. Quality Street is a charming and entertaining play that would make a wonderful gift for theatre enthusiasts and fans of J. M. Barrie’s work.

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1919: Quality Street, by J. M. Barrie, Theatre Play in Three Acts, Uniform edition, published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1919. 143 pages.

Green cloth hardcover with gilt stamped lettering on cover and spine. Very minor rubbing on cover. There is an ink inscription on inside cover, “Hazel Marlatt, Beamsville” dated to Nov 14, 1922. No other writing or markings in the book. Minor fading to pages, some occasional foxing. Deckled fore-edges. Thick, quality paper and printing.
The book is tightly bound, clean, and in an exceptionally good condition for a 103 year old book.

Would make a wonderful gift!

Weight .26 kg
Dimensions 20 × 14 × 2 cm




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