Menu Bar

 

 

THE ICEMAN COMETH

New York: Random House, 1946 (October 10)
First edition, with dust jacket

 

    NOTES:  Signed presentation copy to Carl Benton Reid. Autograph Note Signed from Carlotta tipped in.

Atkinson # A35-I-1.a

INSCRIPTION: (On front free endpaper)

To Carl Benton Reid -- / My deepest gratitude for what / you have done in making "Larry" / live and be a background of mood / as well as a character in the story. / A grand piece of work, and I know / how hard you had to work at it. I / was watching it more than other parts, / because it is my favorite one. Congratulations! / Eugene O'Neill / Oct. 1946.

(Tipped inside front cover in envelope)

Dear Mr. Reid: -- We are so deeply grateful to you for your hard work & beautiful performance. Congratulations. The O'Neills Book will follow.


Carl Benton Reid played "Larry Slade" in the original NY production of THE ICEMAN COMETH.
 

Copyright 1999-2007 eOneill.com