Detective Story. A play in three acts.New York, Random House, 1949 Stock Code: 50339
NotesFirst edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "For Billy Hammerstein who helped launch this - Gratefully Sidney Kingsley Nov. 4. 1949". With the recipient's bookplate to the front pastedown. William Hammerstein was the son of the lyricist Oscar Hammerstein, he was a theatrical producer in his own right and apparently participated in the original production of this play.
Octavo. Original black boards, title to upper board and spine gilt, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket.
Illustrated with photographs from the first production.
An excellent copy in the rather worn and repaired dust jacket.
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