"the greatest American play ever written" (Edward Albee)
By Thornton Wilder
First edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play about small-town life.
Very good plus in like jacket.
"Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it?"
The famous play speaks to the everyday experiences of people living in a small community. The universal theme and minimalist scenery – directions are given for "No curtain. No scenery." – have made it a perennial favorite in school and community theaters. The first performance of this play occurred in New Jersey, in the same year of this publication.
New York: Coward McCann, Inc, (1938). 8.25'' x 5.75''. Original olive cloth, title labels printed in blue and white tipped onto front board and spine. In original unclipped ($2.00) pictorial dust jacket printed in blue and brown. Pictorial endpapers of the New Hampshire village Grover's Corners, top edge stained blue. Title page printed in blue and black. 128 pages. Some bumping to spine head, a bit of uneven faint discoloration to rear board, sliver of sunning to edges of boards. Jacket with faint rubbing to extremities and small bit of loss to spine head, spine gently toned.
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