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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
Barber, Mary I Solid Worsted
Hub Publications Youlgrave 1972 PB. Soft cover. Good. Three acts, one set, 5m, 5f. Play set in a Yorkshire mill town. Stapled booklet, good. 38pp (Book ref. BYB9090) £5.29
Williams, Tennessee Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore; The Night of the Iguana
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1976. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Good. In the series Penguin Plays. Light wear to cover, name to ffep, good. (Book ref. BYB9070) £5.29
Campton, David Funeral Dance
London: J Garnet Miller, 1962. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Good. One-act plays No. 87. A play for 5 women. Sewn booklet, no inscriptions, good. (Book ref. BYB9069) £6.17
Dewhurst, Keith Lark Rise to Candleford
London: Hutchinson, 1984. Soft cover. Good. Reprint. Adapted from FloraThompson's classic of English village life, as two promenade plays, at harvest and midwinter. Small wear to cover as from removed sticker, o/w good. 171pp (Book ref. BYB9068) £5.29
Corrigan, Robert W ed. Masterpieces of the Modern Central European Theatre
Collier Books New York 1967 PB. Soft cover. Good. Contains The Game of Love and La Ronde by Arthur Schnitzler; Electra by Hugo von Hofmannsthal; R.U.R. by Karel Capek; The Play's the Thing by Ferenc Molnar; together with commentaries by the authors on aspects of theatre. Covers worn and marked, no inscriptions, tight and sound, good. 377pp (Book ref. BYB9063) £5.29
Jones, Gwenyth The Ass and the Philosophers
Samuel French London 1957 PB. Soft cover. Good. Sexual politics in ancient Greece - a comedy in one act. Covers worn and marked, rusted staples, some pencil annotation and underlining, good only. 34pp (Book ref. BYB9062) £5.29
Komisarkevsky, Theodore and Simonson, Lee Settings and Costumes of the Modern Stage
The Studio Limited London 1933 PB. Soft cover. reading copy. A classic survey of stage scenery and costume in the early 20th century in Europe and the United States, illustrated mainly in b/w, with some colour plates. Reading copy only - missing back cover, but complete. 132pp (Book ref. BYB9061) £7.06
Gray, Nicholas Stuart The Princess and the Swineherd
Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press London 1st 1952 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. A play for children, based on the story by Hans Andersen, illustrated by Joan Jefferson Farjeon. VG, no inscriptions, in slightly marked, sunned, edge-worn, good DJ. 107pp (Book ref. BYB9036) £15.00
Goethe The Urfaust
Barron's Educational Series Great Neck 1958 PB. Soft cover. Good. Goethe's Faust in the original form, translated and with an introduction by Douglas M Scott. Covers worn and sunned, no inscriptions, clean, tight and sound, good. 71pp (Book ref. BYB9028) £5.29
Cornelia, Marie The Function of the Masque in Jacobean Tragedy and Tragicomedy
Universitat Salzburg 1978 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. A bound dissertation in the series Jacobean Drama Studies. Covers sunned and a little worn, no inscriptions, clean, tight and sound, generally VG. 162pp (Book ref. BYB9027) £15.00
Monkhouse, Allan The Rag - an incident in three acts
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1st 1928 HB. Hardcover. Good. Red cloth covers marked and a little worn, no inscriptions, good in edge-worn, chipped, good DJ. 80pp (Book ref. BYB9026) £7.94
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
Wilson, A E Edwardian Theatre
Arthur Barker Ltd London 1951 HB. Hardcover. Good. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs of players and productions, this is a study of British drama in the early 20th century. Blue cloth covers sunned and a little marked, name to front paste-down, slight age-mottling to prelims, clean, tight and sound, good, no DJ. 256pp (Book ref. BYB9024) £7.94
Herrick, Marvin T Italian Comedy in the Renaissance
University of Illinois Urbana 1960 PB. Soft cover. Good. A detailed account, with selections of dialogue to demonstrate the plot and structure. Covers a little worn and marked, small name to ffep, clean, tight and sound, good. 238pp (Book ref. BYB9022) £5.29
Sladen-Smith The Invisible Duke - a Gothic farce in one act
Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1950 PB. Soft cover. Good. Reprint. No 6 in the Repertory Farces. Covers worn and marked, paste-on title label, no inscriptions, tight and sound, good. 78pp (Book ref. BYB8976) £6.17
Marowitz The Marowitz Hamlet and The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus
Penguin Harmondsworth 1970 PB. Soft cover. Good. A collage version of Shakespeare's play, and a free adaptation of Marlowe's play. Covers worn, no inscriptions, pages yellowed, good. 172pp (Book ref. BYB8975) £5.29
Coghlan, Lin Waking
Nick Hern Books London 1997 PB. Soft cover. Good. An 'Instant Playscript', prepared for the premier production by the Soho Theatre company. Covers marked, no inscriptions, good. 59pp (Book ref. BYB8973) £6.17
Anouilh, Jean Dear Antoine
Methuen London 1971 PB. Soft cover. Good. Translated by Lucienne Hill. First produced at the 1971 Chichester Festival. Cover a little worn, grubby mark to prelims, no inscriptions, good. 102pp (Book ref. BYB8949) £5.29
Lochhead, Liz Tartuffe
Polygon Third Eye Centre Edinburgh, 1985. Soft cover. Very Good. A translation into rhyming Scots from the original by Moliere. VG 63pp (Book ref. BYB5251) £5.29