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New York: Random House, 1934
Uncorrected galley proofs, wrappers


    NOTES:  Limited to 25 copies. Holograph changes by O'Neill throughout. Signed presentation copy to Robert Sisk.

INSCRIPTION: (On front cover)

To Bob Sisk / Days Without End / (Edition bound uncorrected proofs -- / only 25 copies made) / Eugene O'Neill

(On front free endpaper)

To Bob Sisk -- / with grateful appreciation / for all his help! / Eugene O'Neill / Jan. '34

Anxious to avoid errors in his treatment of Catholicism in DAYS WITHOUT END, O'Neill had Robert Sisk, now a movie executive, send a copy of the play to Martin Quigley, a publisher of film magazines and a power in Catholic circles. After hearing from Quigley, O'Neill replied, "I am delighted that your reaction was so favorable -- particularly so since the script you read is much too long and wordy and lacks the compact finish I hope to the time the play is produced." However, when the play opened in New York on January 7, 1934, the reviews, for the most part, were unfavorable.

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