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Anderson, G.L. (Edits & Introduces)
.THE GENIUS OF THE ORIENTAL THEATER
. .Mentor (US) 1966 (412pp)
VIEW IMAGES .crease-mark to rear-cover, Good .£5.50


Arden, John
.ARMSTRONG'S LAST GOODNIGHT
. .Methuen 1965 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


.PLAYS: ONE - SERJEANT MUSGRAVE'S DANCE/ THE WORKHOUSE DONKEY/ ARMSTRONG'S LAST GOODNIGHT
. .Methuen rpt.1987 (350pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50


.SERJEANT MUSGRAVE'S DANCE .Methuen rpt.1981 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


." . . . . THREE PLAYS .Penguin 1967 .VG .£3.50
(John Arden & Margaretta D'Arcy)
.THE HERO RISES UP .Methuen 1969 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


Ayckborn, Alan
.COMMUNICATING DOORS .Faber 1995 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


(Ronald Hayman)
.SAMUEL BECKETT .Heinemann rpt.1969 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Bennett, Alan
.OBJECTS OF AFFECTION and other plays for television
. .BBC 1982 (Illus.) .inscription inside, VG .£7.50
Bond, Edward
.A-A-AMERICA! & STONE .Methuen 1976 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.EARLY MORNING .Calder & Boyars rpt.1971 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.LEAR .Methuen rpt.1973 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH .Methuen 1968 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.SAVED .Methuen rpt.1973 .VG .£4.00
.THE BUNDLE .Methuen 1978 .VG .£4.00
.THE FOOL & WE COME TO THE RIVER .Methuen 1976 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.THE POPE'S WEDDING .Methuen 1971 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.THE SEA .Methuen 1973 .name inside, VG .£4.00
Brecht, Bertolt
.BAAL .Methuen 1979 .VG .£4.00
.LIFE OF GALILEO .Methuen 1980 SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£6.50


.MAN EQUALS MAN & THE ELEPHANT CALF .Methuen 1979 .VG .£4.00
.MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
. .Methuen rpt.1975 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.MR. PUNTILA AND HIS MAN MATTI .Methuen 1977 .VG .£4.00
.PARABLES FOR THE THEATRE: The Good Woman of Setzuan/ The Caucasian Chalk Circle
. .Penguin 1966 (PL63) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£2.75

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.SAINT KOAN OF THE STOCKYARDS .Methuen 1976 .VG .£4.00
.THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE
. .Methuen 1963 SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside/pencil annotations, o/w VG .£3.50


.THE DAYS OF THE COMUNE .Methuen 1978 .VG .£4.00
.THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
. .Methuen rpt.1974 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


.THE LIFE OF GALILEO .Methuen rpt.1971 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.THE MEASURES TAKEN AND OTHER LEHRSTUCKE .Methuen 1977 .VG .£4.00
.THE MOTHER .Methuen 1978 .VG .£4.00
.THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI .Methuen 1976 .VG .£4.00
.THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY & THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS
. .Methuen 1979 .VG .£4.00
.THE THREEPENNY OPERA .Methuen rpt.1976 .VG .£4.00
(Martin Esslin)
.[BERTOLT] BRECHT: A CHOICE OF EVILS. A Critical Study of the Man, His Work and His Opinions
. .Heinemann rpt.1973 .VG .£6.50
(Ronald Gray)
.[BERTOLT] BRECHT .Oliver & Boyd rpt.1969 (120pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


Donleavy, J.P.
.FAIRY TALES OF NEW YORK
. .Penguin 1961 (PL41)
VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.00


Eliot, T.S.
.THE FAMILIY REUNION .Faber rpt.1968 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


Elton, Ben GASPING .Sphere 1990 .VG .£4.50&
Galsworthy, John STRIFE .Duckworth rpt.1977 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.50


.THREE PLAYS: ESCAPE/ THE ELDEST SON/ THE SKIN GAME
. .Pan 1948 SEE COVER-SCANS .Good .£3.00

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Gilbert, William Schwenck
.THE SAVOY OPERAS (Volume One)
. .St Martins 1957 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


Grass, Gunter
.FOUR PLAYS: FLOOD/ ONKEL, ONKEL/ ONLY TEN MINUTES TO BUFFALO/ THE WICKED COOKS
. .Penguin 1967 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.00


Hastings, Michael
.LEE HARVEY OSWALD
. .Penguin 1966 VIEW IMAGES .sm tippex-mk inside, o/w VG .£2.50


.THREE PLAYS: Gloo Joo/ Full Frontal/ For the West (Uganda)
. .Penguin 1980 (PL158) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


Ibsen
.FOUR MAJOR PLAYS: A DOLL HOUSE/ THE WILD DUCK/ HEDDA GABLER/ THE MASTER BUILDER
. .Signet (US) rpt.N/D (384pp) .numbered inside, VG .£5.50
.PLAYS: THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH/ A DOLL'S HOUSE/ THE LADY FROM THE SEA
. .Penguin rpt.1971 VIEW IMAGES .inscr inside, VG .£4.00


.PLAYS: TWO - A DOLL'S HOUSE/ AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE/ HEDDA GABLER
. .Methuen rpt.1989 (330pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£5.50


Jonson, Ben
.THREE COMEDIES: VOLPONE/ THE ALCHEMIST/ BARTHOLOMEW FAIR
. .Penguin rpt.1974 (488pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50


.VOLPONE or THE FOX. Edited by David Cook
. .Methuen rpt.1984 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


Kops, Bernard
.THE DREAM OF PETER MANN
. .Penguin 1960 (PL26) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£2.00

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Lahr, John
.PRICK UP YOUR EARS. The Biography of Joe Orton (Film tie-in)
. .Penguin rpt.1987 (Photos; 360pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .corner-crease, o/w VG .£5.50


Lorca
.THREE PLAYS: BLOOD WEDDING/ DONA ROSITA THE SPINSTER/ YERMA
. .Methuen rpt.1989 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


Marlowe, Christopher
.DOCTOR FAUSTUS .Routledge rpt.1994
SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.50


Miller, Arthur
.A VIEWS FROM THE BRIDGE/ ALL MY SONS .Penguin rpt.1981 .VG .£5.00
.AFTER THE FALL .Penguin rpt.1979 .VG .£4.50
.DEATH OF A SALESMAN .Penguin rpt.1976 .VG .£4.50
.THE PRICE .Penguin 1970 VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£6.00


Mortimer, John COME AS YOU ARE .Methuen 1971 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


O'Casey, Sean
.FIVE ONE-ACT PLAYS .St.Martin's 1958 .VG .£4.50
.THREE PLAYS .Pan rpt.N/D .VG .£3.00
(Sean O'Casey autobiographical works)
.AUTOBIOGRAPHIES 2: INISHFALLEN, FARE THEE WELL/ ROSE AND CROWN/ SUNSET AND EVENING STAR
. .Pan 1980 (665pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.50


.DRUMS UNDER THE WINDOWS. Autobiography: Book 3. 1896-1916
. .Pan rpt.1973 .name inside, VG .£4.00
.INISHFALLEN FARE THEE WELL. Autobiography: Volume 4. 1917-1926
. .Pan rpt.1973 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00

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(Garry O'Connor)
.SEAN O'CASEY - A Life
. .Paladin 1989 (Photos, 448pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50


(Jules Koslow)
.SEAN O'CASEY. The Man and his Plays
. .Forum House (CAN) 1968 .VG .£4.50
(Saros Cowasjee)
.SEAN O'CASEY. The Man Behind the Plays
. .O&B 1965 (Large format) SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£5.00


(Sean McCann edits) THE WORLD OF SEAN O'CASEY
. .Four Square 1966 VIEW IMAGES .Good .£2.50


O'Neill, Eugene
.LONG DAY'S JOURNEY NIGHT
. .Cape rpt.1982 SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£3.50

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Osborne, John
.INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE
. .Faber rpt.1969 VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£4.50


.LOOKING BACK. Never Explain, Never Apologise (Autobiography)
. .Faber 1999 (Illus., 592pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£8.50


Pinter, Harold
.THE BIRTHDAY PARTY (Robert Shaw)
. .Methuen 1981 (with commentary and notes) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.00


.THE CARETAKER (with commentary and notes)
. .Methuen 1982 SEE COVER-SCANS .some underlining, VG .£3.50


Pirandello, Luigi
.RIGHT YOU ARE! (If You Think So)/ ALL FOR THE BEST/ HENRY IV
. .Penguin 1962 (PL30) .name inside, VG .£3.50^
.THE CARETAKER .Methuen rpt.1976 .VG .£3.00
Potter, Dennis
.BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS and other plays .Faber 1996 .VG .£8.50
.KARAOKE and COLD LAZARUS .Faber 1996 (392pp) .VG .£9.00
.LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR .Faber rpt.N/D .VG .£6.00
.PENNIES FROM HEAVEN (TV tie-in: Bob Hoskins) .Faber 1996 .VG .£8.50
Russell, Willy
.EDUCATING RITA, STAGS & HENS and BLOOD BROTHERS
. .Methuen rpt.1988 .VG .£6.00
Sartre, Jean-Paul
.ALTONA/ MEN WITHOUT SHADOWS/ THE FLIES
. .Penguin rpt.1973 (316pp)
VIEW IMAGES .VG .£6.50


Shaw, Bernard
.ANDROCLES AND THE LION .Penguin 1946 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£2.50

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. . . . . . ARMS AND THE MAN .Penguin rpt.1980 .VG .£2.50
. . . . . . CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA .Longmans rpt.1966 .VG .£2.00
.HEARTBREAK HOUSE .Penguin rpt.1970 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50

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.MAJOR BARBARA .Penguin rpt.1965 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£2.50

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.MAJOR BARBARA. A Screen Version
. .Penguin 1945 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


.PLAYS UNPLEASANT .Penguin 1946 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£3.00


. . . . . . SAINT JOAN .Penguin 1946 VIEW IMAGES .Good+ .£2.50

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.SELECTED ONE ACT PLAYS Volume 2: THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS/ OVERRULED/ GREAT CATHERINE/ AUGUSTUS DOES HIS BIT/ THE SIX OF CALAIS
. .Penguin 1965 .VG .£4.00
.THE APPLE CART .Penguin 1956 SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£2.50


.THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE
. .Penguin (US) rpt.1971 VIEW IMAGES .lacks half-titlepage, o/w VG .£3.50

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.THE MILLIONAIRESS (Film: Sophia Loren & Peter Sellers)
. .Penguin 1960 (PL9) SEE COVER-SCANS .crease-mark to cover, Good .£3.00


.THREE PLAYS: MAJOR BARBARA/ CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA/ THE DOCTOR'S DILEMAA
. .Signet (US) 1985 (424pp) .Good .£5.50
.THREE PLAYS FOR PURITANS
. .Penguin 1946 (348pp) VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50

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Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
.SHERIDAN'S PLAYS .O.U.P. rpt.1989 (442pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£5.50


.THE RIVALS
. .New Mermaids rpt.1989 VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£4.50


Solzhenitsyn, Alexander
.THE LOVE-GIRL AND THE INNOCENT .Penguin 1971 (PL109) .VG .£4.00^
Stoppard, Tom
.DALLIANCE and UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY (adapted from Arthur Schnitzler)
. .Faber 1986 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


.DIRTY LINEN & New-Found-Land .Faber rpt.1980 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.50


.LORD MALQUIST AND MR MOON .Faber rpt.1985 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


.PLAYS 4: DALLIANCE/ UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY/ ROUGH CROSSING/ ON THE RAZZLE/ THE SEAGULL
. .Faber 1999 (471pp) .VG .£10.50
(Jim Hunter)
.TOM STOPPARD'S PLAYS
. .Faber 1982 VIEW IMAGES .sl spine-fading, VG .£6.50


(Michael Billington)
.STOPPARD THE PLAYWRIGHT .Methuen 1987 (Illus.) .VG .£5.00
(Thomas R.Whitaker)
.TOM STOPPARD
. .Macmillan rev.1984 (Illus.) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.00


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Various
.FIVE TELEVISION PLAYS: CONFLICTING GENERATIONS
. .Longmans 1968
VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.50


Ben Jonson/ William Congreve/ Oliver Goldsmith/ Richard Sheridan
.FOUR ENGLISH COMEDIES: VOLPONE/ THE WAY OF THE WORLD/ SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER/ THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
. .Penguin rpt.1983 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


Edward Albee/ Jack Richardson/ Murray Schisgal/ Arthur Miller
.NEW AMERICAN DRAMA: THE AMERICAN DREAM/ GALLOWS HUMOUR/ THE TYPISTS/ INCIDENT AT VICHY
. .Penguin rpt.1970 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50

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Eugene Ionesco/ Arthur Adamov/ Fernadndo Arrabal/ Edward Albee: ABSURD DRAMA
.AMEDEE or HOW TO GET RID OF IT/ PROFESSOR TARANNE/ THE TWO EXECUTIONERS/ THE ZOO STORY
. .Penguin rpt.1967 .VG .£4.00
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Strindberg, August
.PLAYS: ONE: THE FATHER/ MISS JULIE/ THE GHOST SONATA
. .Methuen 1982
SEE COVER-SCANS .Good .£3.00

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Synge, J.M.
.THE COMPLETE PLAYS
. .Methuen rpt.1988 (312pp) VIEW IMAGES .sl corner-crease, o/w VG .£4.00

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Synge, J.M. THE COMPLETE PLAYS .Methuen rpt.1988 .VG .£4.00
.THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD & RIDERS OF THE SEA
. .Unwin rpt.1986 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£2.75


.THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD/ THE TINKER'S WEDDING/ THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN
. .Guild 1941 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£3.50


Webster, John
.THE DUCHESS OF MALFI .A&C Black rpt.1985 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


. . . ." . . THE WHITE DEVIL .Benn 1966 .VG .£4.50
.THREE PLAYS: THE WHITE DEVIL/ DUCHESS OF MALFI/ THE DEVIL'S LAW-CASE
. .Penguin rpt.1982 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£5.50


Wesker, Arnold
.I'M TALKING ABOUT JERUSALEM
. .Penguin 1960 (PL25) SEE COVER-SCANS .name inside, VG .£2.50

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Wilde, Oscar
.FIVE PLAYS (Introduction by H.Pearson) .Bantam (US) rpt.1969 .VG .£3.00
.LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN/ A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE/ AN IDEAL USBAND/ THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST/ SALOME
. .Penguin rpt.1971 (348pp) VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£5.50

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.THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and Other Plays
. .Penguin rpt.N/D (348pp) SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£5.50


Wilder, Thornton
.THREE PLAYS: OUR TOWN/ THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH/ THE MATCHMAKER
. .Bantam (US) rpt.N/D .Good+ .£4.00
Williams, Tennessee
.A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE and Other Plays [SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH / THE GLASS MENAGERIE]
. .Penguin rpt.N/D .VG .£4.00
.SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH/ A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE/ THE GLASS MENAGERIE
. .Penguin rpt.1983 .VG .£4.00^
.THE ROSE TATTOO / CAMINO REAL
. .Penguin rpt.1968 VIEW IMAGES .VG .£4.50


.THE ROSE TATTOO / CAMINO REAL/ ORPHEUS DESCENDING (Film tie-in)
. .Penguin rpt.1986 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£5.00


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= Books relating to Drama =


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Steffensen Jr., James L. (edits)
.GREAT SCENES FROM THE WORLD OF THEATER. the only scenebook from the great plays for the actor, student and theater-goer
. .Avon (US) 1965 (576pp) .VG .£5.50
Williams, Raymond
.DRAMA FROM IBSEN TO ELIOT
. .Peregrine rev.1964 (314pp) VIEW IMAGES .inscr. inside, VG .£4.50


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Henry Livings/ Alun Owen/ John Whiting
.NEW ENGLISH DRAMATISTS 5: STOP IT, WHOEVER YOU ARE/ PROGRESS TO THE PARK/ MARCHING SONG
. .Penguin 1962 (PL42)
SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.00


Peter Shaffer/ John Arden/ Michael Hastings
.NEW ENGLISH DRAMATISTS 4: FIVE FINGER EXERCISE/ THE HAPPY HAVEN/ YES, AND AFTER
. .Penguin 1962 (PL40) .VG .£3.50
Robert Bolt/ John Whiting/ Henry Livings
.NEW ENGLISH DRAMATISTS 6: A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS/ THE DEVILS/ NIL CARBORUNDUM
. .Penguin 1963 (PL45) VIEW IMAGES .sl tear inside, VG .£3.00

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Saul Bellow/ Samuel Beckett/ Yukio Mishima and others
.TRAVERSE PLAYS .Penguin 1966 (PL69) .VG .£4.50
Terrence Ratigan/ Peter Shaffer/ Keith Waterhouse/ Doris Lessing
.PLAYS OF THE SIXTIES (VOLUME One): ROSS/ THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN/ BILLY LIAR/ PLAY WITH A TIGER
. .Pan 1966 (366pp) .name inside, VG .£5.50
Tourneur/ Webster/ Middleton
.THE JACOBEAN TRAGEDIES .Penguin (English Library) 1965 .spine-fading, VG .£3.50
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Various-Playwrights
.CONFLICTING GENERATIONS: FIVE TELEVISION PLAYS
. .Longman 1968
SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£6.00


.THE PRESSURES OF LIFE. Four Television Plays
. .Longman rpt.1978 (Illus.) VIEW IMAGES .faint library stmp-mk inside, o/w VG .£3.50


.TRAGEDY (Ten Major Plays) .Bantam (US) 1969 SEE COVER-SCANS .VG .£4.50


Morrell, J.M. (Edits)
.FOUR ENGLISH TRAGEDIES: EDWARD THE SECOND/ A WOMAN KILLED WITKINDSS/ THE DUCHESS OF MALFY/ ALL FOR LOVE
. .Penguin 1953 (374pp) VIEW IMAGES .name inside, VG .£5.50




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