Inscribed first printing of Albee's greatest work, the Tony award-winning play and the basis for the film starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
Very good plus in very good jacket.
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
"The weapons are words—vicious, cruel, unspeakably humiliating, unpredictably hilarious—the language of personal annihilation. Jabbing, slashing, eviscerating each other are a middle-aged history professor and his wife." – October 1962 review of the play in TIME
This play about a drunk couple's dinner night with a new couple at the university brilliantly proves that dialogue can be just as physical as action. "Cruel and vicious [...] and damaging," as Nick says in Act Two. A great copy.
Read more: "Blood Sport," review in Time Magazine, 26 October 1962.
New York: Atheneum, 1962. 8.25'' x 5''. Original black cloth, author's name blind-stamped on front board, silver-lettered spine. In original unclipped ($5) white typographic dust jacket designed by Harry Ford. Red topstain, gold endpapers. , 242,  pages. Inscribed by Albee to Frank Sinatra on half title: "by / Edward Albee / Signed for Frank S____ / 1979." Book spine slightly faded. Front panel of jacket a little wrinkled with faint ring mark, light rubbing overall.
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