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A Streetcar Named Desire by  Tennessee WILLIAMS - First Edition - 1947 - from abookshop (SKU: 010173)

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire by  Tennessee WILLIAMS - First Edition - 1947 - from abookshop (SKU: 010173)

A Streetcar Named Desire

by WILLIAMS, Tennessee

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

NY: New Directions, 1947. Previous owner's neat ownership stamp to ffep. The first edition of this book, bound in pink boards, printed in black and white. Book is stunning with no discernible flaws. The dustwrapper shows some yellowing to top edge of front panel and crinkling and minor closed tears to top of back panel. A beautiful copy of this book that is seldom encountered in this condition. The author's most desirable first edition. The $2.75 price on the bottom flap of the front d.w. is intact. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

Synopsis

A Streetcar Named Desire is a play written by Tennessee Williams that opened on Broadway on December 3, 1947.The story dramatises the life of Blanche DuBois, a Southern belle, after going through a series of personal losses, leaves her aristocratic background seeking refuge with her sister and brother-in-law in a New Orleans apartment building. Considered to be Williams’ most popular work, it is one of the best and most critically successful plays of the 20th century. The play has inspired many adaptations in other forms, notably producing an acclaimed film that was released in 1951.

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Bookseller
abookshop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
010173
Title
A Streetcar Named Desire
Author
WILLIAMS, Tennessee
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New Directions
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1947
Keywords
Drama
Bookseller catalogs
Drama; Featured Books; ABAA; Zzzwork; NYSHOW2008; NYSHOW2006; Addbooks92; NYSHOW2009; NYSHOW2010;

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