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Herbert Beerbohm Tree - Some Memories of Him and of His Art Collected by Max Beerbohm
     

Herbert Beerbohm Tree - Some Memories of Him and of His Art Collected by Max Beerbohm

by Max Beerbohm
 
AS it has been impossible to trace the origin of some of these illustrations, the usual acknowledgments have been unavoidably omitted in a few cases. Foau and elaborate biographies of actors are apt to be not the most inspiring kind of literature. When Herbert Tree died, it seemed to those who knew him best that of such a biography he wouId not have cared to be the

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AS it has been impossible to trace the origin of some of these illustrations, the usual acknowledgments have been unavoidably omitted in a few cases. Foau and elaborate biographies of actors are apt to be not the most inspiring kind of literature. When Herbert Tree died, it seemed to those who knew him best that of such a biography he wouId not have cared to be the subject. There was, however, a dear need that one who had so distinguished himself in his art, and had been in himself so intcrcsting a character and so unusual a figure, should not go unrecorded. Off the stage, as on it, he was a man of much variety. He was many-sided, impressing different people in very different ways. And it has seemed that perhaps the best, perhaps indced the only adequate book about him might be such a book as this is, comprising the views of some different peopIe who had good opportunities for observing him. better known as Herbert Tree, was born in London, December 17th, 1853. He was the second son of julius Ewald Beerbohm and Constantia Draper. His father, who had been born at RTemel, in 1811, was of German and Dutch and Lithuanian extraction, had settled in England when he was twenty-three, and had become a naturalized British subject some years before his marriage...

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ISBN-13:
9781443760751
Publisher:
Rolland Press
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

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