Eva the Fifth. The Odyssey of a Tom Show. Kenyon NICHOLSON, John Golden.

Eva the Fifth. The Odyssey of a Tom Show. New York: Samuel French. 1928.

First Edition. Illustrated with scenes from the play. An early and important play dealing with a traveling Tom Show with one illustration from the play displaying characters in black face. Basis for the 1929 silent film titled The Girl in the Show directed by Edgar Selwyn and starring Bessie Love and Raymond Hackett. Wrap-around dustjacket art with deprecating portrayal of blacks. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few edge nicks, shallow chipping at top spine end, price clipped.

Price: $200.00

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