Porgy and Bess: An Opera in Three Acts. Libretto, Lyrics, George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward, Ira Gershwin, Rouben Mamoulian, Composer, Lyricist, Producer.
Porgy and Bess: An Opera in Three Acts
Porgy and Bess: An Opera in Three Acts
Porgy and Bess: An Opera in Three Acts

Porgy and Bess: An Opera in Three Acts

New York: Random House, 1935.

Limited edition. Copy 63 of only 250 signed by composer George Gershwin, lyricist Ira Gershwin, author of the original novel and the play itself Dubose Heyward, and director Rouben Mamoulian. [xii], 559, [3] pp. Publisher's full red morocco, titles blindstamped on spine, lacking labels on front and spine (as is common) as well as the elusive slipcase. An unsophisticated copy with worn head and tail, rubbing along edges, wear spot to back cover, small piece of tape on spine, hinges over-opened, very slight wave along top edge of text at front, internally clean, and overall Very Good. A deluxe signed edition of the classic music of the popular English-language opera with all African American characters, featuring oft-covered songs like "Summertime," "It Ain't Necessarily So," and "I Loves You, Porgy." Item #140939255

Price: $6,000.00