All For Hecuba. Inscribed Copy (1947)
Author: Micheal MacLiammóir
Book ID: 64683
All For Hecuba. An Irish Theatrical Autobiography. London: Methuen, 1947. Second Edition. Pp vi, 355. Illustrated with fifteen gravure plates. Attractively rebound in half goat, marbled boards, spine ruled in gilt with gilt title. Housed in slipcase, with portion of original dust jacket pasted to front panel & spine.
Presentation copy, Inscribed by MacLiammoir on front free endpaper & dated 1948.
All For Hecub combines autobiography with a biography of theatre in post-civil-war Ireland. From his days as a child actor in London (sharing the stage with Noel Coward) to founding the Gate Theatre in Dublin with his partner Hilton Edwards & their undertaking ambitious tours to pre-war Europe.
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