Item #33640 DUEY'S TALE Signed by Pearl Bailey. Pearl Bailey.
DUEY'S TALE Signed by Pearl Bailey

DUEY'S TALE Signed by Pearl Bailey.

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., 1975.

1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo., pp. 59. Original decorated grey cloth with debossing and grey stamping on front and spine. A very good copy in a bright dust jacket with some aging on the edges.
Boldly Inscribed on the Title page: "Love Pearly Bailey"
Photographs and illustrations are by Arnold Skolnick and Gary Azon.

Pearl Bailey (1918–1990) was an American actress and singer renowned for her sultry voice, charismatic personality, and performances on stage and screen.
She gained prominence in the 1940s and 1950s, appearing in Broadway productions like "St. Louis Woman" and "Hello, Dolly!" Her performance in the latter earned her a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1968.

In addition to her work on Broadway, Pearl Bailey starred in movies such as "Carmen Jones" (1954) and "Porgy and Bess" (1959). She was known for her distinctive husky voice and unique style that blended jazz, blues, and pop music.
She published several books, including autobiographies and cookbooks.

Item #33640    Price: US$70.00