By Louis M. Simon, with contributions by Ruth Gordon, Nedda Harrigan Logan, Cornelia Otis Skinner, and Jean Loggie
First edition of this uncommon history, covering the first 90 years of the important performers' charitable organization.
Near fine in near fine jacket.
A HISTORY OF THE ACTORS' FUND OF AMERICA
Inscribed by the author, Louis M. Simon with inscriptions and signatures from all additional, special contributors listed to title page including: Nedda Harrigan Logan, Jean Loggie, Ruth Gordon, and Cornelia Otis Skinner. Gordon won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Rosemary's Baby.
New York: Theatre Arts Books, (1972). 9.25'' x 6.5''. Original brown cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. In original unclipped ($10.50) illustrated dust jacket. xiv, 274 pages. Inscribed by Simon in year of publication, with additional signatures from four named contributors to first endpaper: "For Jerome Schrettner - / A new friend but a good friend / of the Actors Fun. / Sincerely / Louis M. Simon / December 1972." Jacket with trace wear. Cloth bumped at lower right. Otherwise bright, clean, sharp.
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