Under Milk Wood.
A Play for Voices. Preface and musical settings by Daniel Jones.London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1954 Stock Code: 150664
First edition in book form, first impression. Under Milk Wood was originally commissioned as a radio drama by the BBC, and was first broadcast on 25 January 1954. It was originally printed in the magazine Mademoiselle in their February 1954 issue. The posthumously published work has since become one of Thomas's best known.
Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With dust jacket.
With pp. 9 of facsimile manuscript sheet music at end.
Spine just a hint cocked, minor rubbing to edges, top edge faintly dust toned; a near-fine, sharp copy, in the like jacket, not price-clipped, spine sunned, slight nicks to edges, most notable at spine ends, tiny chip to foot of spine, neat ownership inscription to front flap.
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