Barefoot in the Park: Simon, Neil

Barefoot in the Park

Simon, Neil

Published by Random House, New York, 1964
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB (New York, NY, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: 1,220.83
Convert Currency
Shipping: 4.90
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details

Title: Barefoot in the Park

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition


FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY NEIL SIMON on the title page, of his first great hit- the play that would launch his career. The basis for the 1967 film starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. "The earliest of Simon's collaborations with director Mike Nichols (who won the Tony Award for Best Director), Barefoot in the Park was an instant hit with both the critics and the public, enjoying a run on Broadway that lasted for almost four years. Howard Taubman, reviewing the play for the New York Times, called it a 'bubbling, rib-tickling comedy' and claimed that Simon exhibited 'the dash of a highly skilled professional writer.' Norman Nadel, in the New York World-Telegram and The Sun, wrote that 'Simon's scintillating dialogue, the cast's spirited playing and Nichols' clear genius as a director of comedy turn this [play] into the merriest evening Broadway has enjoyed in years.' John McClain of the Journal-American summed up the response of many playgoers when he remarked that Barefoot in the Park was, quite simply, the funniest comedy he had ever seen" (Koprince, Understanding Neil Simon). Illustrated with photos of the original production starring Robert Redford. New York: Random House, 1964. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket with tiny chipping to spine ends; closed tear and light soiling to back panel. A very handsome copy. Bookseller Inventory # 584

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Bank Draft
  • Bank/Wire Transfer
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB
Address: New York, NY, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 21 March 2000
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

All items can be returned within 14 days for a full refund provided they are in the condition in which they
were received. Shipping charged at cost.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Store Description: We maintain an open gallery at 1050 Second Avenue, Gallery 90, New York, NY 10022.