29 June 2005
LERNER, Alan Jay (1918-1986). My Fair Lady: A Musical Play in Two Acts. Based on Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw. Adaptation and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Music by Frederick Loewe. New York: Coward-McCann, 1956.
8o. Original black cloth (some minor wear at head of spine); dust jacket (some wear, especially at ends of spine panel); quarter morocco folding case with onlay of Eliza Doolittle and a bouquet of paper roses attached to spine.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY JULIE ANDREWS, REX HARRISON AND 11 OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ORIGINAL MUSICAL CAST. The musicial was made into a film in 1964 with Audrey Hepburn replacing Julie Andrews in the lead. Rex Harrison would win an Academy Award for his performance as Professor Henry Higgins. EXTREMELY RARE: According to American Book Prices Current, no signed or inscribed copy has appeared at auction in at least the past 30 years.
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