"A CLEAR, SHARP AND VERY FUNNY PICTURE OF THE PEOPLE CRAZY AND LUCKY ENOUGH TO CALL NEW YORK HOME"
SIMON, Neil. Barefoot in the Park. New York: Random House, (1964). Octavo, original half black cloth, original dust jacket. $1200.
First edition of Simon’s second play, with three photographic illustrations from the New York premiere starring Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley.
"Throughout the '60s and '70s, Simon would turn out hit after hit for the stage and screen, most of them depicting life in and about New York City… Think of the Simon canon… and you get a clear, sharp and very funny picture of the people crazy and lucky enough to call New York home" (The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts).
Book near-fine; minor tape reinforcement to verso of slightly sunned dust jacket.