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The Plays of John Galsworthy
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The Plays of John Galsworthy

By Galsworthy, John

London: Duckworth, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. Green buckram. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed (many unopened). Hand-made paper. Pp. (viii), 1152. Limited to 1275 copies signed by the author. This is copy number 1024.

$115.00

The Confidential Clerk, A Play
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The Confidential Clerk, A Play

By Eliot, T. S

London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good copy. Prelims and edges slightly foxed./Very good. Slim 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 136. The first state with two unspaced words in line 2 up, page 7 (cf. Gallop A64).

$48.00

A Bond Honoured, A Play
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A Bond Honoured, A Play

By Osborne, John

London: Faber and Faber, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/slightly frayed. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 64. An adaptation of "La fianza satisfecha" by Lope Felix de Vega Carpio.

$35.00

John G, The Authorised Biography of John Gielgud
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John G, The Authorised Biography of John Gielgud

By [Gielgud, John]. Sheridan Morley

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Cloth. Pp xviii, 510. Illustrated. Chronology. Checklist. Index. Gielgud was practically born into the theatre, his mother's family having had a number of notable actresses. But his father was discouraging and got young John to promise he would consider a more reasonable career if he did not make his mark by the age of 25. He did of course, and for all his long life he was one of the most renowned actors of his generation.

$15.00

Soldiers, An Obituary for Geneva, A Tragedy
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Soldiers, An Obituary for Geneva, A Tragedy

By Hochhuth, Rolf

London: Andre Deutsch, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. 8vo. Boards. Pp. 256. Translation of "Soldaten" by Robert David MacDonald.

$20.00

A Delicate Balance, A Play
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A Delicate Balance, A Play

By Albee, Edward

London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. (xii), 170, (ii). Some contemporary reviews of the play (from English newspapers) laid in. Previous owner's name on first free end-paper. Some notes in pencil.

$45.00

Theatre
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Theatre

By Hobson, Harold

London: Longmans, Green, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. xx, 208. Illus: (8) pp. plates. Appendix. Index. Inscribed by the author on first free end-paper.

$65.00

A Man's House, A Play in Three Acts
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A Man's House, A Play in Three Acts

By Drinkwater, John

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dj soiled and fragile. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 96. With a typed letter signed by the author laid in.

$65.00

The Elder Statesman, A Play
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The Elder Statesman, A Play

By Eliot, T. S

London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good copy. Cloth a bit faded. /Dj frayed.. Slim 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 112.

$48.00

The Fugitive Art
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The Fugitive Art

By Worsley, T. C

London: John Lehmann, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. 264. Illustrated. Index. This is a selection of the author's dramatic criticism which appeared in "The New Statesman and Nation" at a period, after the War, when plays by T. S. Eliot and Christopher Fry were being presented in the West End.

$32.00

The Rape of Lucretia
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The Rape of Lucretia

By Duncan, Ronald

London: Faber & Faber, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dj soiled and faded. Slim 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 64. Introduction by The Earl of Harewood. This is the libretto of an opera composed by Benjamin Britten.

$24.00

Noah and the Waters
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Noah and the Waters

By Day Lewis, C. (Cecil)

London: Printed by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. End-papers foxed, else fine copy./Fine. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 62. A modern morality play. 2000 copies of the trade edition were printed (cf. Woolmer 383B).

$88.00

Lithuania, A Play in One Act
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Lithuania, A Play in One Act

By Brooke, Rupert

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1935. First edition thus. Hardcover. Covers soiled. Else very good copy. Small 4to. Cloth. Apparently this was originally published by the Chicago Little Theatre in 1915.

$60.00

Greatest Plays
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Greatest Plays

By Chekhov, Anton

Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1979. Deluxe edition. Leather. Fine/No dj, as issued. Illustrated by Stan Hunter. 8vo. Full leather gilt, a. e. g. Illustrated by Stan Hunter. Translated by Elisaveta Fen.

$32.00

Within the Gates, A Play of Four Scenes in a London Park
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Within the Gates, A Play of Four Scenes in a London Park

By O'Casey, Sean, and Hughes, Herbert (music composed and adapted by)

New York: Macmillan, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Rear hinge partially cracked, else very good copy. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. viii, 204.

$20.00

Demos the Emperor, A Secular Oratorio
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Demos the Emperor, A Secular Oratorio

By Sitwell, Osbert

London: Macmillan, 1949. Limited edition. First edition. Wrappers. Very good copy. 16 leaves sewn into wrappers. Number 195 of 500 copies signed by the author.

$60.00

The Methuen Book of Theatrical Short Stories
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The Methuen Book of Theatrical Short Stories

By Morley, Sheridan (selected with an Introduction by)

London: Methuen, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. xii, 308. Stories about the theatre from John Mortimer, Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, Ian McEwan, and others.

$28.00

Nijinsky, God of the Dance
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Nijinsky, God of the Dance

By [Nijinsky, Vaslav]. Derek Parker

Wellingborough: Equation, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. 192. Illus. Checklist. Index. Foreword by Dame Ninette de Valois.

$25.00

The Apple Cart, A Political Extravaganza
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The Apple Cart, A Political Extravaganza

By Shaw, G. Bernard

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. xxx, 80.

$32.00

The Living Room, A Play in Two Acts
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The Living Room, A Play in Two Acts

By Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. (x), 70. Issued without a dust-jacket.

$25.00

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