8vo, red boards. 189pp. First American edition translated by Beverley Keith and G. Legman. Includes the entire Ubu cycle for the first time in English. Ubu Roi (King Turd) was first performed in Paris in 1896. Jarry's works are placed in the forefront of absurdist literature. Name on front pastdown otherwise a very fine copy in the dust jacket. The author diesd at the age of 37 from tubercluosis aggravated by drugs and alchol. ( see Wikipedia). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: King Turd. (Ubu Roi)
Publisher: New York: Boar's Head Books, 1953
Edition: 1st Edition
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