First edition of Williams' first book and first produced play, signed by the author to the half-title. First premiering in 1940, Battle of Angels was published as a double issue of Pharos Magazine: Numbers 1 & 2, Spring 1945 (comprising the whole issue). Williams would later rewrite the play into Orpheus Descending.
Murray, Utah: Pharos, Spring 1945. Original wraps, pp. 123, ; housed in a custom clamshell case. The fragile wraps are worn with loss to the overlapping edges and foot of spine, light soil and toning, trace of a bookplate or similar to the half-title and title, slipcase a bit rubbed. Scarce.