"A SALESMAN IS GOT TO DREAM, BOY. IT COMES WITH THE TERRITORY"
MILLER, Arthur. Death of a Salesman. New York: Viking, 1949. Octavo, original orange cloth, pictorial endpapers, original 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.