London: Faber & Faber; La Jolla Playhouse, 1950, 1951.
First Editions. Offered here is the original book, and the program for the play which premiered in 1951 (a year after the book), and starring Vincent Price. ìThe Cocktail Party.î 8vo. London: Faber & Faber, 1950. First Edition. Original lime green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. In original color printed dust wrapper. First edition, first issue with "here" uncorrected ["her] on p. 29. An uncommon Eliot title. Book near fine with very slight discoloration on lower margins of covers, wrapper very good with some chipping esp. front cover, tape repairs on inside. ìProgram for the Cocktail Party.î Presented by the La Jolla Playhouse and starring Vincent Price and Marsha Hunt. 4to. Original color pictorial paper wrappers, 12pp. Illustrated with photographs of the actors posed, and in scenes. With scarce original folding playbill. Near fine. A wonderful pairing.
Price: $2,250.00 Item #6090