San Francisco: Arion Press, 1992. Item #01639
Signed by the Author and the Artist
[ARION PRESS]. MAMET, David. McCurdy, Michael (artist). American Buffalo. A Play by David Mamet. With Wood Engravings by Michael McCurdy. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1992.
Limited to 400 numbered copies for sale signed by the author and artist, this being copy number 268. Quarto (10 3/4 x 7 7/8 in; 272 x 200 mm).117, (3, blnk) pp.
Teal silk with onlaid title label and inlaid buffalo nickel. As new.
American Buffalo is the play that won David Mamet his initial fame. It won an Obie Award for best new play, 1976. New York Drama Critics Circle Award for best play of the 1977 season, and was also nominated for two Tony Awards: Best Direction of a Play and Best Scenic Design. It received four Drama Desk Award nominations, including Outstanding New Play (American). The 1983 revival was nominated for the Tony Award, Best Reproduction and the Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actor in a Play (Al Pacino).
Mamet won a Pulitzer Prize for Glengary Glenn Ross in 1986, and received the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for Grand Master of American Theater in 2010.