Author:Gantillon, Simon; Boyd, Ernest

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Maya: A Play in a Prologue, Nine Scenes and an Epilogue

By: Gantillon, Simon; Boyd, Ernest

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company / J.J. Little & Ives Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199130

Condition: Very Good


First English translation. Boards faintly foxed, 1 inch closed tear to front jacket corner with tiny associated chip, jacket spine faded. 1928 Hard Cover. xvi, [4], 16-147, [1] pp. 8vo. An English translation of the French play which was suppressed by legal authorities in New York City after fewer than two weeks at the Comedy Theatre in 1928, after being deemed an 'immoral' play. Drama critic Alexander Woollcott, who called it so beautiful a play... that it cannot fail. But... there is always the chance that New York will fail... later commented that the play was censored in almost medieval se... View more info