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Price Realized: $2,375 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2332 Lot 8
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
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500
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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,375