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J.B. A Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish. by  Archibald MacLeish - Signed First Edition - 1958 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 131799)

J.B. A Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish.

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J.B. A Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish.

by MacLeish, Archibald

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958. First edition of this classic play. Octavo, original wrappers. Signed by Archibald MacLeish on the front free endpaper. In fine condition. Title page by Ismar David. Based on the story of Job, this drama in verse tells the story of a twentieth-century American banker and millionaire whom God commands be stripped of his family and wealth, but who refuses to turn his back on God. J.B. won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1959 and the Tony Award for best play.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
131799
Title
J.B. A Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish.
Author
MacLeish, Archibald
Book condition
second hand
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1958
Keywords
J.B. A Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish First Edition, Jacqueline Kennedy First Edition

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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octavo
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wrappers
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fine
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First Edition
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title page
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