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


Arden, John
. ARMSTRONG'S LAST GOODNIGHT
. . . Methuen 1965 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.50


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


. . SERJEANT MUSGRAVE'S DANCE . Methuen rpt.1981 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.50


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


Ayckborn, Alan
. COMMUNICATING DOORS . Faber 1995 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £4.00


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&^


. . 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^


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
. THREE PLAYS: Gloo Joo/ Full Frontal/ For the West (Uganda)
. . . Penguin 1980 (PL158) VIEW IMAGES . 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: 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&&^


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^


(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^


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


. . THE ENTERTAINER . Faber rpt.1974 . VG . £4.50
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^


. . . " . . . " . . . . . ARMS AND THE MAN . Penguin rpt.1980 . VG . £2.50
. . HEARTBREAK HOUSE . Penguin rpt.1970 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £3.50^


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


. . 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^


. . 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^


. . 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^


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)
. [TOM] 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


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


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
VIEW IMAGES . Good . £3.00^


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


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 VIEW IMAGES . VG . £2.75


. . THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD/ THE TINKER'S WEDDING/ THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN
. . . Guild 1941 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £3.50


Webster, John
. THE DUCHESS OF MALFI . A&C Black rpt.1985 VIEW IMAGES . 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 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £5.50


Wesker, Arnold
. I'M TALKING ABOUT JERUSALEM
. . . Penguin 1960 (PL25) VIEW IMAGES . name inside, VG . £2.50^


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) SEE COVER-SCANS . name inside, VG . £5.50^


. . THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and Other Plays
. . . Penguin rpt.N/D (348pp) VIEW IMAGES . 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 SEE COVER-SCANS . VG . £4.50


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


= Books relating to Drama =


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) SEE COVER-SCANS . 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) VIEW IMAGES . 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) SEE COVER-SCANS . sl tear inside, VG . £3.00^


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
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Various-Playwrights
. CONFLICTING GENERATIONS: FIVE TELEVISION PLAYS
. . . Longman 1968
VIEW IMAGES . VG . £6.00


. . THE PRESSURES OF LIFE. Four Television Plays
. . . Longman rpt.1978 (Illus.) SEE COVER-SCANS . faint library stamp-mark inside, o/w VG . £3.50


. . TRAGEDY (Ten Major Plays) . Bantam (US) 1969 VIEW IMAGES . 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) SEE COVER-SCANS . name inside, VG . £5.50




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