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Rare scripts, books and first editions, including copies in fine bindings, including Shakespeare, Pinter, Miller and Ibsen.

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  1. Doctors of Philosophy.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £40

    Stock Code: 47194

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  2. Works.
    A handsomely bound set of Shakespeare. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 112424

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  3. The Duchess of Malfi.
    First Ayrton-illustrated edition, deluxe issue. Number 194 of 200 specially bound copies. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 112346

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  4. Axel.
    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 133 of 500 copies, signed by the translator. Yeats contributed the preface to the play. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 112258

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  5. The Complete Poems and Plays.
    First collected edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "Inscribed for Maisie Drew by T. S. Eliot, Webster Groves, 3.vi.53." Laid in is a Wall Street Journal article on Eliot, published a few days after the poet's death. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 111829

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  6. House of Games.
    First edition, first printing. Signed by Mamet on the title page. Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 107068

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  7. James and the Giant Peach: A Play.
    First edition, first impression, of the play adaptation. The more uncommon casebound issue. Learn More
    £95

    Stock Code: 112715

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  8. Exiles.

    Exiles.

    London : 1921

    First Egoist Press edition - the second English edition overall - of Joyce's only play, rare in the dust jacket. This copy is of the first issue, one of 500 copies in green cloth, the remainder sheets of the entire edition of 1,000 copies being sold to Cape in 1924 and bound up after that date in black cloth. Though first... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 112483

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  9. The Boy Friend.
    First US edition, first printing. The play opened up in New York City on September 30, 1954 at the Royale Theatre starring Paulette Giard and also featuring Julia Andrews. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 112339

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  10. South Pacific. A Musical Play.
    First edition, first printing. The book version of the classic Rogers & Hammerstein musical, with three illustrations from photographs of the original cast. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 112334

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  11. Florence Farr, Bernard Shaw and W. B. Yeats.
    First edition, first impression. Number 386 of 500 copies. A collection of letters from Shaw and Yeats to Florence Farr (1860-1917), a London-based actress of great beauty and dynamism. She was deeply involved with both Yeats and Bernard Shaw, both theatrically (acting in plays written by them, often specifically for her)... Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 112230

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  12. The Plays.
    Wilderness edition, one of 770 numbered sets signed by O'Neill. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 109853

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  13. War.
    First edition thus, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket. An earlier English translation by Thomas Seltzer was published in the US in 1916; the play was originally published in Moscow under the title Voina in 1914. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 111607

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  14. Poems 1930-1989.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 109433

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  15. Collected Shorter Plays.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 109431

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  16. Long Day's Journey into Night.
    First edition, first printing, of O'Neill's masterpiece and one of the great plays of the 20th century. Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 112576

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  17. Hubert Gregg's archive of typescripts, autograph manuscripts, and letters relating to the plays of Agatha Christie;
    A superb collection of material, illuminating Christie's relationship with her director and producer over the course of five plays and two decades. The typescripts in particular document the process from casting to opening night in great detail, the contributions and opinions of the director and producer recorded at each... Learn More
    £16,000

    Stock Code: 110880

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  18. The Shadowy Waters.
    First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies printed, of Yeats's lyrical, visionary play which tells a story of love between Forgael, a dreamer-pirate, and Dectora, a proud queen whose ship he captures. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 108461

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  19. The Herne's Egg.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 112140

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