Spring 2022 Catalogue

New Acquisitions Spring 2022 – 35 – Bauman Rare Books “A Salesman Is Got To Dream, Boy. It Comes With The Territory” 39. MILLER, Arthur. Death of a Salesman. NewYork, 1949. Octavo, original orange cloth, dust jacket. $5000. First edition of Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, in original dust jacket. “Miller came into his own with Death of a Salesman, thought by some critics to be the most significant of modern tragedies; the drama won a Pulitzer Prize and a Critics’ Circle Award” (American Literature, 286). First printing, with broken type “solid” (p. 11); first-issue dust jacket, without mention of New York Drama Critics Circle Award for 1949 and with Esther Handler photo credit on rear flap. Jensen A.IV1a. Book fine, dust jacket about-fine. A lovely copy. “Work a lifetime to pay off a house — You finally own it and there's nobody to live in it.”