"But he’s a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid": First Edition of Arthur Miller's Pultizer Prize-Winning Classic The Death Of A Salesman; Signed by Him

  • Death Of A Salesman.

Death Of A Salesman.

Item Number: 2957

New York: Viking Press, 1949.

First edition of the playwright’s award-winning work. Octavo, original orange cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to the crown of the spine. Signed by Arthur Miller on the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example.

When Death Of A Salesman premiered in 1949, it was an instant success and secured Arthur Miller's place as one of the great American playwrights of the 20th century. It was the recipient of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. The play premiered on Broadway in February 1949, running for 742 performances, and has been revived on Broadway four times, winning three Tony Awards for Best Revival.