J.B. : a play in verse. By Archibald MacLeish.

MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company ; Cambridge : The Riverside Press, [1958]
[6], 153, [1] p. ; 22 cm.
Job (Biblical figure) -- Drama.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
With half-title.
"Title page and end paper designs by Ismar David."
This edition is the play as originally published. The script for the play which was presented on Broadway was substantially revised and published by Samuel French Inc.
Linen spine lettered in blue and red with blue-gray boards. Blue-gray endpapers have design by Ismar David.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1 has ms. inscription: "Bettie Mann, New York 1958" on the front free endpaper.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 2 & 3 have dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 3 has ms. inscription on front free endpaper: "to Louise With dearest love from Lil - March 9 - 1960".
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 4 has bookplate on front pastedown: "From among the books of Michael Ackerman".
Culture Class Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Culture Class Collection copy has autograph of Archibald MacLeish.
Culture Class Collection copy is "Third Printing".
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1-4)
Mann, Bettie (autograph) (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1)
Ackerman, Michael (bookplate) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 4)
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
David, Ismar.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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