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Green grow the lilacs, a play, by Lynn Riggs.

Author/Creator:
Riggs, Lynn, 1899-1954.
Publication:
New York, Los Angeles, Samuel French, Thos. R. Edwards Managing Director, London, Samuel French Ltd., 1931. (Binghamton, N. Y. : Manufactured in the United States of America by The Vail-Ballou Press, Inc.)
Format/Description:
Book
[2], viii, [6], 166 p. 20 cm.
Subjects:
Oklahoma -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Love -- Oklahoma -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Cowboys -- Oklahoma -- Drama.
Farmers -- Oklahoma -- Drama.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
United States California Los Angeles.
England London.
Notes:
With half-title.
Title page printed in red and black within double-lined border.
"Copyright 1930, 1931, by Lynn Riggs."
" ... program of the first performance of 'Green Grow the Lilacs,' as produced at the Guild Theatre, New York, Monday evening, January 26, 1931 ... "
Contains lyrics for old and traditional songs used in play (Sam Hall, Home on the Range, Goodbye, Old Paint, Strawberry Roan, Blood on the Saddle, Green Grow the Lilacs, Chisholm Trail and Next Big River).
Price from dustjacket.
Black cloth spine lettered in gilt with brown cloth boards. Top edge stained brown.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1 has bookseller's label on back pastedown: "The Drama Book Shop Inc ... New York City".
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 has ms. inscription on front flyleaf: "For Milton Abernathy - with all good wishes - Sincerely, Lynn Riggs Chapel Hill Apr. 18, 1931".
Penn Provenance:
Speiser, Maurice J. (Maurice Joseph) b. 1880 (donor) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Speiser, Mrs. (donor) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Riggs, Lynn, 1899-1954 (autograph) (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2)
Abernathy, Milton (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1931
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
287904
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