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Browne, Martin E ed. Three Irish Plays
PengLond Harmondsworth 1959 PB. Soft cover. Good. Contains The Moon in the Yellow River, by Denis Johnston; The Iron Harp, by Joseph O'Connor; Step-in-the-Hollow, by Donagh Macdonagh. In the series Penguin Plays. Light wear to covers, no inscriptions, pages yellowed, clean, tight and sound, good. 236pp (Book ref. BYB9102) £6.17
Maeterlinck, Maurice Three Plays
Gowans and Gray London 1911 HB. Hardcover. Good. Contains Alladine and Palomides, Interior and The Death of Tintagiles, translated by Alfred Sutro and William Archer, first published in 1894 as Three Little Dramas for Marionettes. Introduction by H Granville Barker. Red cloth a little sunned, light wear to spine top and tail, gilt on top, no inscriptions, slight age-mottling to prelims, clean, tight and sound, good, no DJ. 124pp (Book ref. BYB9025) £9.70
Bate, Sam Right of Way. Comedy for Seven Women
H F W Deane & Sons London 1966 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Set in a lounge Very good, clean tight copy. No annotation. 27pp (Book ref. BYB8906) £5.29
Bate, Sam Legacy of ladies. A Comedy in One Act for Women
H F W Deane & Sons London 1956 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Set in a living room. Very good. Light signs of wear to covers. 32pp (Book ref. BYB8905) £5.29
Bate, Sam Mrs. Dooley's table. A comedy in One Act for Seven Women
H F W Deane & Sons London 1961 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Playscript. Set in café. VG. Small booklet. 29pp (Book ref. BYB8904) £5.29
photographs Jubiläums Passions - Spiele Oberammergau 1934. 16 offizielle postkarten in kupfertiefdruck Serie III
F. Bruckmann Munchen 1934. No Binding. Good. Packet of 16 b&w photographs of characters appearing in the play. Presumed complete set from serie 3. Two additional cards are present of Judas, probably from another series. 1934 was the 300th year anniversary of the play. Good, cardboard envelope worn and marked. Slight wear to some postcards. One has been used and carries a comtemporary postage stamp of Hindenburg. Presumed complete set with two extra cards present. (Book ref. BYB8890) £5.29
Boas, Guy ed. Short Modern Plays, first series
Macmillan London 1957 HB. Hardcover. Good. Reprint. Contains The End of the Beginning, by Sean O'Casey; The Death Trap, by Saki; The Pot of Broth, by W B Yeats; Thread o' Scarlet, by J J Bell; Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, by W S Gilbert; Trafalgar, by Thomas Hardy; Birds of a Feather, by J O Francis; The Clown of Stratford, by Sir John Squire; Shivering Shocks, by Clemence Dane; The Boatswain's Mate, by W W Jacobs; The Dear Departing, by Leonid Andreyev. Good. 242pp (Book ref. BYB8878) £5.29
Strachey, J S L ed Beaumont and Fletcher - the best plays of the old dramatists - vol 2 only
Vizetelly & Co. London 1887 HB. Hardcover. Good. Vol 2 only of a two volume set, in the Mermaid series, edited by Havelock Ellis, unexpurgated. Contains King and No King, Bonduca, The Spanish Curate, The Faithful Shepherdess, Valentinian. Decorative tan cloth covers worn and marked, green eps, no inscriptions, tissue-guarded frontis, good, no DJ. 520pp (Book ref. BYB8874) £5.29
Watson, T M Gibbie Proposes
Brown Son & Ferguson, Ltd Glasgow PB. Soft cover. Good. Undated - Scottish Plays No 124. A Scots comedy in one act. Stapled booklet, good 19pp (Book ref. BYB8868) £5.29
Laing, Janet and Whyte, Paterson Easy-Oasy
Brown Son & Ferguson, Ltd Glasgow PB. Soft cover. Good. Undated - Scottish Plays No 67. A comedy in one act. Stapled booklet, good. 20pp (Book ref. BYB8867) £5.29
Percival. W Five Little French Plays
University of London Press 1939 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Short plays with large casts and simple vocabulary, suitable for pupils from S.2. Sewn booklet, no inscriptions, VG. 63pp (Book ref. BYB8841) £5.29
Barker, Granville Three Plays
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1909 HB. Hardcover. Good. 2nd impression. Contains The Marrying of Ann Leete; The Voysey Inheritance; Waste. Covers a little worn, marked and sunned, pin-hole to spine, inscription to ffep, o/w clean, tight and sound, good. 347pp (Book ref. BYB8837) £7.94
Rose, Arthur L and Furber, Douglas revised by Stephen Fry Me and My Girl
Samuel French London PB. Soft cover. Good. Stephen Fry's 1985 revision of the classic musical comedy. Probably published in 1990. Stamped 'review copy' to title page, o/w a good tight copy with no annotation. 79pp (Book ref. BYB8836) £5.29
Short, Ernest Sixty Years of Theatre
Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1951 HB. Hardcover. Good. A unique record of sixty years of theatre-going, from Pinero to Christopher Fry, 890-1950, covering musicals, vaudeville, provincial repertory and West End. Ex lib, minimal stamps some other marks and library blemishes but this is a good clean copy no dj. 402pp (Book ref. BYB4333) £5.29
Daviot, Gordon, Ronald Gow and Walter Grenwood, Bridie, Dodie Smith Plays of the Thirties vol.1
Pan 1966 PB. Soft cover. Good. Contains Richard of Bordeaux, Love on the Dole, Tobias and the Angel, Dear Octopus. Good/ 382pp (Book ref. BYB3409) £5.29
Frisch, Max The Fire Raisers
Methuen London 1962 PB. Soft cover. Good. Stiffened card covers rather worn, no inscriptions, tight and sound, good. 87pp (Book ref. BYB2996) £5.29
Ionesco, Adamov, Arrabal, Albee Absurd Drama; Four Plays
Penguin Harmondsworth 1978 PB. Soft cover. Good. Includes Amedee or How to Get Rid of It, by Ionesco; Professor Taranne, by Adamov; The Two Executioners, by Arrabal; The Zoo Story, by Albee. Good 185pp (Book ref. BYB2989) £5.29
Reid, J Graham The Closed Door
Co-op Books Dublin 1980 PB. Soft cover. Good. From the author of The Death of Humpty Dumpty. "A play challenging conventional ideas of heroisim and cowardice." In the series New Irish Plays. Good, covers are rather worn. 62pp (Book ref. BYB8829) £15.00
Pande, Shivadhar Plays - second series
S Pande Allahabad 1st 1938 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Short Indian plays. A card 'With the author's compliments' is loosely laid in. VG, no inscriptions, pages a little yellowed, in worn, marked, slightly chipped, good DJ. 134pp (Book ref. BYB8805) £15.00
Chetham-Strode, Warren Three Plays - A Play for Ronnie; The Guinea Pig; Background
Heinemann London 1960 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. VG, no inscriptions, pages yellowed, in edge-worn, sunned, mended, good DJ, not price-clipped. 282pp (Book ref. BYB8797) £19.41