First Edition. 'The story of Thomas Betterton, one of the greatest actors of the English stage. He was lowly born and no fit match for the Lady Barbara. Of his humiliation, his vengeance, and his triumph you may read. Waylayings by hired knaves, plots and counterplots, love and hate and treachery.' Very Good in dustjacket that has had brown paper tape applied to much of verso, however jacket does not have the appearance of the tape from the front, some loss at lower spine end.