Miller, Arthur | Death of a Salesman inscribed by the author
The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
Death of a Salesman. New York: Viking, 1949
8vo (204 x 137 mm). Pictorial endpapers after Jo Mielziner's set design. Publisher's pictorial orange cloth; spine and edges with some wear. Original pictorial dust-jacket; some rubbing, wear at edges and spine ends. Brown half morocco gilt clamshell case.
First edition of one of the most significant plays of the 20th century. Inscribed and signed by Miller on the half-title, "To Harold Merry, Arthur Miller." The dust-jacket is first issue, without mention of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award and with Esther Handler photo credit.
Jensen A.IV 1a
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