New York: Coward-McCann, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. 249 p. Illustrations by Vasiliu. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1959. First edition. Further memoirs and musings of the American actress best known as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the movie musical The Wizard of Oz (1939). Famous on Broadway and in early silent film, Burke (1884-1970) was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1938 for her performance as Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live and is also remembered for her appearances in the Topper series. Signed and dated in the year of publication by Billie Burke on the half-title. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with pink stamping. Some offsetting from a newspaper clipping to the rear endpaper. Small bit of wear to the corners and tips, with some general minor edgewear to the dust jacket. A very good copy. Very Good / Very Good. Item #64032
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