- Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1985.
- cloth, dust jacket.
- xx, (ii), 614 pages, 24 pages of plates.
Price: $20.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 61579
First U.S. edition. Fine in fine jacket. Novelists, playwrights and poets have often used real-life people as characters in their writing, which are known as real-life originals. This is a collection of nearly 3,000 identifiable originals. Included is 24 pages of black and white photographs. Includes a bibliography and index.