Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press, 1994. Hardcover.
My Life East and West is the autobiography of Williams S. Hart which was originally published in 1929. This is the first reprinting of the book.
William S. Hart lived for a while in the Dakota Territory, then worked as a postal clerk in New York City. In 1888 he began to study acting. In 1899 he created the role of Messala in Ben-Hur, and received excellent reviews for his lead part in The Virginian (1907).
The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 92. First Edition, Thus. 12mo; 17.5 cm tall; 417 pages with original illustrations; index and publisher's list of title. Top edge gilt. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.
New / No Dust Jacket Issued. Item #011791
Lakeside Classics are the longest, continuously running series of Americana. Every year since 1903 their publisher, The Lakeside Press an imprint of R. R. Donnelley & Son, has produced these carefully bound books as Christmas gifts to their employees, stockholders, vendors and business associates. The books in the series have never been sold by R. R. Donnelley, so their sale only occurs when the books have entered the secondary market.