"THE SHOW GIRL," OR, THE CAP OF FORTUNE. By Olive Harper [pseudonym]. [FROM R. A. BARNET'S MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA NOW ON TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES AS RICE'S "SHOW GIRL."]. Olive Harper, Helen Burrell Gibson D'Apery.

"THE SHOW GIRL," OR, THE CAP OF FORTUNE. By Olive Harper [pseudonym]. [FROM R. A. BARNET'S MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA NOW ON TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES AS RICE'S "SHOW GIRL."]. New York: J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 57 Rose Street, [1902]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] [7] 8-251 [252: blank] [253: ad] [254-256: blank] [note page iv mis-paged "vi"], inserted frontispiece, original pictorial white wrappers printed in brown and black. First edition. A small American dramatic and operatic company comes to Cyprus where they encounter an underground community of immortal Greeks. They find a magic hat that grants their wishes. The heroine is modeled on the young American actress Miss Kathryn Hutchinson (1882-1973) to whom the book is dedicated. Teitler and Locke, By the World Forgot (2013) 580. Not in Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925. Front cover chipped at edges, spine and rear panels missing. OCLC reports one copy (NYPL). Rare. (#165910).

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