Nov 21, 2013 - Sale 2332

Sale 2332 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
BECKETT, SAMUEL. En Attendant Godot. 8vo, original wrappers printed in blue and black, spine darkened and very faintly cracked; housed in a custom 1/4 turquoise morocco clamshell case. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper indicating attendance at an early performance of the play in its premiere venue: "Carol Sands[?] / vu au Theatre Babylone / 28 Mars 1953." Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 1952

Additional Details

first trade edition of beckett's first published and most famous play. One of 2500 copies printed. The defining text of the Theatre of the Absurd. Federman & Fletcher 259.