[Paris]: Gallimard, . First Thus. Illustrated edition of Ionesco's absurdist play with photographs of the original (1950) production and a typographical interpretation by graphic designer Robert Massin. Limited to 6000 copies of which this is no. 47. Quarto (27.75cm.); original white photographically illustrated boards; unpaginated; illus. Boards uniformly yellowed, minor shelf wear, else Near Very Good and sound. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label tipped to front pastedown. Additional ownership marks include their manuscript shelf number on a small piece of masking tape mounted to spine foot, Bernarda's rubberstamp to bottom textblock edge.