Lot 208: O'NEILL, EUGENE. Mourning Becomes Electra.
10 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: O'NEILL, EUGENE. Mourning Becomes Electra. 8vo, publisher's decorated green cloth; top edges stained black; dust jacket, two short closed tears, light rubbing to folds; donation slip labeled Sophus K. Winther with withdrawal stamp mounted to verso of front flyleaf; housed in a custom cloth clamshell case. New York: Horace Liveright, 1931
Notes: first trade edition, with a signed presentation inscription by O'Neill to Danish-American novelist Sophus K. Winther who was a long-time professor at the University of Washington: "To Sophus- with all friendship! Eugene O'Neill Dec. 36- Seattle."