New York: Random House, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. 122pp. Octavo [21 cm] Tan cloth-effect paper over boards, with titles and borders stamped in blue ink and gilt on the spine and front cover, and a photographically illustrated paper label mounted to the front cover. Near fine. The spine ends are gently bumped, and the spine has a slight lean. The pages are tanned. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with lightly chipped edges. There is a tiny, faint moisture stain at the head of the jacket's spine. Browned and price-clipped. Item #37477
Jane Bowles was the wife of Paul Bowles. Tennessee Williams referred to her as “the most important writer of prose fiction in modern American letters.” She wrote Two Serious Ladies, and had short stories which appeared in Harper's Bazaar and Town and Country. This is her first play.