First edition Tennesse Williams at auction

Victorian Reader

Victorian Reader

2015-07-06 15:53:25

A first edition of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' that has been signed by Tennesse Williams and 6 of the original Broadway cast is estimated to fetch over $15,000 with Swann Auction Galleries in June.

The classic book was first published by New Directions in 1947 and features a beautiful lavender cover designed by Alvin Lustig.

Among the cast members who have signed the book is none other than Marlon Brando who has added a brief desciption. One of Brando's most famous cinematic performances was as 'Stanley' in the film adaptation of William's play.

The book will be up for auction on the 17th of June. 

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