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    Signed by Arthur Miller

    Arthur Miller. Death of a Salesman. (New York: The Viking Press, 1949).

    First edition. Signed by Miller on the title page. Octavo. 139 pages.

    Orange cloth with brown lettering on spine and brown stamped binding of the stage set on front board, 8vo (5.75" x 8"), dust jacket (in protective mylar). The dust jacket of this copy shows some wear to the spines, very slight edge wear, with a 2.5 inch tear on the front flap (barely noticeable in the mylar). Otherwise, this copy of the first edition is very clean and in near fine condition.

    Miller's play was the first to sweep the three major drama awards upon its opening in 1949, namely the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, the Tony, and the Pulitzer Prize, and it continues to inform American culture to this very day. Willy Loman has, does, and will always represent the danger inherent in taking a too-narrow view of the American Dream.


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