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Jig Saw: a Comedy

by Powell, Dawn

Condition: Very Good; no dj. light rubbing to spine ends & corners; moderate fading of spine. All else-clean, tight, & attractive.


New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934. First edition. Very Good; no dj. light rubbing to spine ends & corners; moderate fading of spine. All else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 12 mo, 182 pages; green boards with yellow title & spine lettering; contains the information from the program of the first New York performance of Jig Saw at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on April 30, 1934. includes the cast of characters; stars were Ernest Truex and Spring Byigton. P-7710

a rare find of this neglected author & playwright. She wrote 16 novels, 10 plays & poetry. She was friends with Dos Passos and Hemingway. It was common knowledge that she had a long affair with Joh Howard Lawson. Diana Trilling said of her, "She's our best answer to the famiiar question, ' Who really says the funny things for which Dorothy Parker gets credit."


  • Bookseller: Rosebud Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1.16707
  • Title: Jig Saw
  • Author: Powell, Dawn
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good; no dj. light rubbing to spine ends & corners; moderate fading of spine. All else-clean, tight, & attractive.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1934
  • Keywords: drama
  • Bookseller catalogs: drama;


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