THE GENIUS OF THE MARNE: A Play in Three Scenes. John L. Balderston.
THE GENIUS OF THE MARNE: A Play in Three Scenes

THE GENIUS OF THE MARNE: A Play in Three Scenes

London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. The American issue, with a George Allen & Unwin cancel over the Nicholas L. Brown imprint on the title page. Inscribed by Balderston to screenwriter Anthony Veiller on the front flyleaf: For Anthony Veiller[,] a Fascist play but it was written during the Battle of the Somme. John L. Balderston 1939". An American playwright, Balderston (1889-1954) is best known for writing the screenplay for the classic horror film Dracula (1931). Octavo. Original brown paper-covered boards, with printed paper title labels and decorative blind stamping. Small ink notation to the front flyleaf. The spine label is moderately sun faded, with some shallow loss to the spine head; else very good. Very good. Item #69767

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