J.B.: A PLAY IN VERSE. Archibald MACLEISH.
J.B.: A PLAY IN VERSE

J.B.: A PLAY IN VERSE

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1958]. First Edition, sixth printing. Signed presentation by MacLeish on the front endpaper: "For Corrinne Minnix with all good wishes Archibald MacLeish New York Dec. 18, 1958." Corinne worked as a tour guide at Rockerfeller Center when a guide friend set her up on a blind date with Bruce Minnix. They fell in love and went on to have a 63-year marriage. Corinne's greatest lifelong passion was theater and she and her husband thrived on that energy and excitement of the New York City. Bruce Minnix is the legendary Cape May Mayor who helped to steer the city in its battle over historic preservation. But he also had a legendary life as a TV director and associate director. He was in the television control room during the famous Edward R. Murrow interview with President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy. He worked on the infamous $64,000 question quiz show and early, live TV dramas like the U.S. Steel Hour. 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket; 153 pages. Item #56602

Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight); light edgewear (few small tears with some browning & minor soil) d/j.

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