(New York): Viking, (1986). First edition. INSCRIBED TO KEN LUDWIG, playwright best known for "Lend Me a Tenor" prior to the play's arrival here in the states. (It ran at London's Globe Theatre beginning in March 1986 where it was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for "Best Comedy of the Year.") Inscribed March 18, 1986, "For Ken Ludwig -- With congratulations on his London hit, and in anticipation of its American arrival. Best, Larry L. King." (The play finally made it's Broadway debut in 1989, won three Tony Awards and was nominated for nine.) Fine in bright near fine dust jacket.