Barefoot in Athens

New York: William Sloane, 1951.

Price: $125.00

Hardcover. First edition. Spine and extremities a little sunned, a very good or better copy in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with some tanning to the spine and a small chip at the crown. Briefly Inscribed by the author: "Lee Painton's copy. Maxwell Anderson. 1951." A nice copy of this uncommon play about Socrates. Basis for a notable 1966 television movie directed by George Schaefer and featuring Lloyd Bochner, Geraldine Page, Anthony Quayle and Peter Ustinov.

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Barefoot in Athens. Maxwell ANDERSON.

Maxwell Anderson
birth name: Maxwell Anderson
born: 12/15/1888
died: 2/28/1959

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American playwright who attempted to popularize verse tragedy. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore