Drama & Plays
York: Old Gaol Museum Press, This copy is inscribed by Garrett on the titlepage to close friend (and fellow writer) Hilary Masters. First edition, 1981. Softover, 50 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, a bit of age-toning and rubbing to the book's covers. Book housed in protective mylar.
Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Drama, First edition, 1994. 8vo, paperback, xviii, 344 pp. Near Fine, pages are clean and unmarked. Light wear to front wraps, with very minor dents and corner crease. Front hinge is starting. Drama anthology. Playwrights include Francoise Pascal, Catherine Bernard, and Marie-Anne Barbier, among others.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, Two volumes, complete. Reprints from 1968. Cloth hardcovers in dust jackets, Good copies in Good dust jackets, highlighting and/or ink-notes to the text, very possessive previous owner has name-stamped each volume in 3-5 places including the dust jackets, a bit of fraying or wear to the tips...
New York: R. H. Russell, Original Wraps. c.1900. 4to. Very Good. Wraps darkened, moderate creasing to edges of wraps, light wear to spine-ends.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 3 volume set. No date, c. 1910. Stated Fine-Paper Edition. Hardcovers, 12mos., uniformly bound in blue cloth with gilt design on the spine. Good to Very Good. Light bumping/wear to the spine ends and corners; former owner's tiny signature on the front and rear pastedown...
Paris: Bernard Grasset, Four volume set, complete. Cloth hardcovers with paper label on front cover and housed in original plain glassine dust jackets, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copies in Very Good glassine dust jackets, age-toning to the pages of some volumes, discoloration to the edges of the covers of...
New York: Suhrkamp Publishers, First edition, 1988. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 298 pp., clean unmarked text, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, a bit of discoloration to the dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.
New York: Brentano's, Original paper wraps. c.1923. 12mo. 85pp. Very Good. Darkening to wraps, light tanning to contents, corner of rear wraps creased, short tear to foredge of rear wraps, small pin hole to corner of p.85.
New York: Grove Press, 1969, First American edition. Hardcover. 158 pp. Very good in a very good dust jacket. DJ lightly edgeworn with small tear to front panel. Extremities bumped. Approx. 10 pages with pencil underlinings. Contents otherwise clean. DJ now in mylar.
New York: Columbia University Press, 480 pp. Hardbound in black cloth. Very good. Yellowing to text due to age. Bumping to tips and general shelfwear.
Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, First edition, 1984. Softcover, 271 pp., illustrated (some in color), clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, light age-toning to the covers, a bit of rubbing and wear to the edges of the covers.
London: Gaberbocchus Press, First edition, 1955. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 60 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket, rubbing and light wear to the tips of the covers, soiling and discoloration to the dust jacket including a sun-struck spine, wear to the dust...
New York: Greenwood Press, First edition, 1990. Cloth hardcover, 414 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, no dust jacket.
Various, Lot of 10 items inscribed by playwright Simon Gray. After Pilkington, c.1987, pub. Methuen, softcover, 8vo., 41pp.; Butley, c.1972, pub. Viking, 1 softcover + 1 hardcover in dustjacket, 8vo., 78pp.; Close of Play, c.1982, pub. Dramatists Play Service, Inc., softcover, 54pp.; The Common Pursuit, c.1986, pub. Methuen, 2 hardcovers...
London: Faber and Faber, Inscribed by the author to Canadian literary figure Greg Gatenby on the fly leaf. 1968, First Edition, 73 pp. Hardcover, pink cloth. Gatenby's signature appears on the fly leaf, otherwise a Fine, tight, clean copy, in a Very Good dust jacket with light wear at the...
Durham: The Semman Printery, The front flyleaf bears an inscription from a Paul to a relative that seems like it might be Paul Green (it is dated March 1981, and would have been inscribed shortly before Green's death in May of '81). "Four Hundreth Anniversary Edition," 1980. Cloth hardcover, 141...
New York: Knickerbocker, 1913. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo., 166 pp. plus ads. Very good, no dust jacket. Edgewear, soiling and rubbing to covers. Corners bumped. Darkening to spine.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1920, stated Preliminary Edition on the title page, also with the signature of Broadway lawyer and financier Emil Katzka on the title page. Softcover, tan wraps, red titles. Good+. Chipping, fading and soil to the wraps; tight binding; clean contents. The book was officially published...
Oxford: Oxford Univ. Pr, 1963, Second Oxford edition. Cyrillic text; introduction by Costello and notes in rear are in English. 202 pp. Hardcover, blue cloth. A Fine, tight, clean copy. In a Good dust jacket, with loss to the rear panel; wear at spine ends and corners. DJ now housed...
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace, First edition, signed by the author. Purple paper backed boards with cloth spining, 8vo, 248pp. Three Exposures includes "The House of Blue Leaves", "Landscape of the Body", and "Bosoms and Neglect". Some discoloration along upper edge of covers, wrapping around spine. Bumping to lower corners...
New York: Frank C. Reilly, Inscribed by one of the authors. First edition, 1927. Quarto, softcover, illustrated, 28 pp., clean unmarked text, Good copy with minor ex-library treatments (bookplate on inside of rear cover, a small library stamp), light wear to the edges of some pages, wear to the edges...
New York: Arthur Klar, A souvenir booklet exploring the early career of prolific Shakespearian actor Walter Hampden. ca. 1920s. Tied wraps, 8vo. with portrait of Hampden by Sam Klarr to front wrap. 13pp. with photographic illustrations of Hampden in his best loved roles, including Hamlet and Cyrano de Bergerac. Very...
London: Eyre Methuen, 1975, First edition in English. Paperback. 63 pp. Very good. Light edgewear. Shallow creasing and wrinkling to wraps. Contents unmarked.