THE LIFE OF HENRY IRVING.
LTO TDB EDITOR OF TIIII " SPECZATOIL1
Sin,—We beg to inform you that the authoritative Life of Henry Irving is in preparation, and will he published by us next autumn. The biography is being written. by Mr. Austin Brereton, an old and intimate personal- friend of the great actor, who was supplied with much valuable and unique material for the work by Sir Henry Irving himself. Sir Henry's sons, Mr. H. B. Irving and Mr. Laurence Irving, who are the executors under their father's will, have given their cordial consent to Mr. Brereton's undertaking, and have sup- plied him, for the purpose of this book, with all the records and other documents relating to their father which they possess. As this will be the authorised biography of Henry Irving, it is desirable that it should be as comprehensive as possible, anfl all owners of letters of public interest in regard to the subject, whether written by the deceased actor or others, are requested to be kind enough to send the same for perusal —and if considered desirable, publication—to Mr. Austin Brereton, 26 Suffolk Street, Pall Mall, S. W., who will be responsible for their safety and immediate return.—We are,