My Fair Lady: a musical play in two acts - Alan Jay Lerner (Penguin Books, 1959)

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Late 1950s paperback, with Cecil Beaton photos of the original production of the 1956 musical - FREE UK P&P

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My Fair Lady: a musical play in two acts - Alan Jay Lerner (Penguin Books, 1959)
A very good original copy of the first Penguin edition of the libretto and lyrics of the 1956 musical by Lerner and Frederick Loewe, with cover design and photographs by Cecil Beaton.
Although the book shows some signs of age (see condition description below), it remains in very good condition overall for a volume of this variety and vintage (indeed, the firmness of the binding suggests that it may never have been read), and would thus make a lovely addition to a collection of vintage Penguins - or a great display accessory for a late 1950s period room setting.
Author: Alan Jay Lerner
Illustrator: Cecil Beaton
Title: My Fair Lady: a musical play in two acts based on Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw
Series: Penguin Books (no. 1364)
Classification / subject: Plays / theatre / theatrical; musicals; stage shows; fiction / literature
Date / era: 1959
Edition: First Penguin edition
Imprint / publisher / brand: Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Binding: Softcover
Dustjacket: No
Number of pages: 128 (plus eight pages of photographs)
Dimensions (approx.): 11.2 x 18.1 x 1cm (4.4 x 7.15 x 0.4in)
Condition: Some yellowing to cover and spine, together with slight creasing and edge / corner wear; pages tanned with slight bumping to corners; overall good for age with firm binding (please see photos)
Unit quantity: 1
Unit weight (approx., before packing for transit): 110g
No. of units available (at last update): 1
Unit Price: £8.75 GBP - including FREE standard delivery within the United Kingdom
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Brand Penguin Books
Code 2/187
Condition Used