Title The Threepenny Opera. In the English Version By Desmond Vesey. With the English Lyrics and a New Introduction By Eric Bentley. Illustrations and an Original Lithograph By Jack Levine
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Publisher New York The Limited Editions Club 1982
Illustrator Jack Levine
Seller ID 004515
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Adapted from "The Begger's Opera" of John Gay, Brecht's savage musical play premiered in 1928, and has been a theatrical staple with numerous revivals ever since. One of the great theatrical works of the Twentieth Century. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition Thus, LIMITED to 2000 copies; containing an Original Lithograh by the artist/illustrator, Jack Levine; SIGNED by Levine and the theatre critic Eric Bentley. Black cloth binding with gilt titling on the spine and gilt decoration by Levine on the front cover. Clean text; 155 pages. Laid-in is the LEC Newsletter from September 1982. There is no dustjacket; rather, it has a blackslipcase, also in Fine condition. A lovely production, and a pleasure to read. . Signed by Illustrator. Limited. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Jack Levine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present.