(Fine & Performing Arts) 1 Vol. Decastro, J. The Memoires of J. Decastro, Comedian. London: Sherwood, Jones, & Co., 1824. First edition. 8vo, mid 19th century three-quarters red morocco and boards, gilt spine compartments, morocco spine label; scuffed, rebacked. With frontispiece portrait + 2 folding plates (including the certificate of birth). Offprinting from frontispiece on title page, lightly to moderately toned, scattered, mostly light, foxing, moderate foxing to endpapers, front and back matter, small chipping to a few fore edges. Complete with List of Subscribers and errata. Untrimmed. Pagination: (i)-xx, (1)-279, (1) pages.
J. Decastro, Jewish comedian of Portuguese descent, born in 1758.
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