formerly Shakespeare and Company Books, now VIcarious Experience

West Side Story book by Arthur Laurents FIRST PRINTING

West Side Story book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Random House. (1958). "FIRST PRINTING" stated with no listing of later printings. Cover and interior photos from the Broadway musical. Hardcover with dust jacket. DUST JACKET: Light edge wear. Wear and small chips to the bottom of the dj. Otherwise, no unusual folds or creases. There are small closed tears to the edges. No clips. No large missing pieces. Not price-clipped with dj price of $2.95. Now protected by a removable mylar dj cover. BOOK: Bright gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Photographic label on the front cover is unblemished. A 1/4" stain on the low corner of the spine. A bit of wear thewre too. Book is cocked. Light cover edge wear. Previous owner name on the first blank page. Also erasure attempt on heavily written pencil notation there. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. JA07a