INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT NEMIROFF TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN ACTOR EARLE HYMAN WHO WAS IN THE ORIGINAL CAST OF LES BLANCS. Three plays by the noted playwright of "A Raisin In The Sun" who died at a very early age from cancer in 1965 at the age of 34. Hansberry was married for a short time to Robert Nemiroff because soon after Hansberry began coming to terms with her lesbianism, a fact that was well hidden until it was brought to light in the 1980s by gay scholars. Attractive book. Near fine/near fine. . Seller Inventory # 010312
Synopsis: Three plays about the struggles of black people convey the author's feelings of anger and frustration.
Title: Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays of ...
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1972
Binding: Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket
Edition: First edition/1st Printing.
Book Description Quarter Cloth and Hard Cover. Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First edition. Quarter black cloth with embossed brown hardcover This copy is VG+ in a VG DJ. Book itself has a hint of fading to the upper back board, and a small green circular sticky to the inside board. Otherwise is clear, crisp, clean, unmarked and tightly bound. Unclipped DJ has modest toning, and one tiny closed tear to the front top ( 1/4 "), but is otherwise clear and bright. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 000574
Book Description Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. First Edition, First Printing. NF/NF. Hardcover, quarter cloth with gilt titles, 370 pp, slight edgewear to jacket with light age toning to ffep, else a clean and crisp copy. Protected in a Brodart cover. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 111010
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 8vo. pp ix, 370. Original publisher's black cloth with brown papered boards, lettered gilt at the spine. Signed presentation from Lorraine Hansberry 's husband, Robert Nemiroff on front endpaper, 'For John Osborne, who helped to create the theatre for which Lorraine Hansberry wrote. Bob Nemiroff'. From the library of the playwright John Osborne (1929 - 1994) with a posthumous book label reading 'From The Library of the Hurst. The John Osborne Arvon Centre Shropshire.' The Hurst was his final residence - a large country house, now a cultural centre owned by the Arvon foundation, from whom this book was obtained. ISBN: 039446480x Very good+ in very good+ dust jacket; faint edgewear and very slight fading, otherwise a nice copy. Signedes. Seller Inventory # C7703