19062 GOLD , Arthur & FIZDALE , Robert :
THE DIVINE SARAH. A Life of Sarah Bernhardt.
Harper Collins, London, 1992.
First edition.,8vo.pp.x + 353.Illustrated. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket.
Sarah Bernhardt was the first truly international star, with as huge following in Great Britain and America as in her native France.The inspiration for Oscar Wildes Salome.She was adored by Wilde ,Dumas ,Cocteau and Hugo. Marcel Proust immortalised her as Berma in Remembrance of Things Past.Even the amputation of a foot did not end her career.