Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.
An attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket, lightly tanned, closed tear to back panel. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down.
In this book, Walter Kerr tells the story of a group of actors who are preparing for a production of King Lear. The actors are all trying to figure out how to produce the best performance possible, and they are all trying to find their way to the center of the theater. The book is full of humor and insight, and it is a fun read.; 8vo.