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Plays and Screenplays

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Plays and Screenplays
This section of the Hall of Books website is dedicated to Plays and Screenplays. Arguably a subsection of Literature, we have a very large inventory of titles in this area which warrants us having a separate category.

Plays and Screenplays

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Nelson's Plays and Drama Books Part II: For Players from 12 to 17 years old arranged in order of difficulty.
1 Nelson's Plays and Drama Books Part II: For Players from 12 to 17 years old arranged in order of difficulty.
Thomas Nelson and Sons Paperback Good 
"Undated paperback edition, circa 1940s, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - covers slightly tanned to edges and spine fold split from tail to first staple. Stapled binding overall tight, no inscriptions but a few minor ticks here and there throughout the text; slight yellowing to pages but text bright and clear throughout. Includes original Nelson's Play Selection Service For Schools flyer. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Masses And Man: A Fragment Of The Social Revolution Of The Twentieth Century, "Ernst Toller, translated by Vera Mendel"
2 "Ernst Toller, translated by Vera Mendel" Masses And Man: A Fragment Of The Social Revolution Of The Twentieth Century
The Nonesuch Press 1923 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First English edition hardback, 1923, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with some signs of handling and storage - original black and cream zig-zag-print paper-covered boards, with cream title label to spine, are tanned to spine and rubbed to edges with small chip to backstrip at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; rough-trimmed page-ends and endpapers tanned but text bright and clear throughout. Frontispiece tipped-in photograph of The Guide and The Woman by Lisi Jessen from the Volksbuhne production. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 37.95 GBP
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An Italian Straw Hat (Un Chapeau De Paille D'Italie): A Comedy In Three Acts, "Eugene Labiche and Marc-Michel, adapted by Thomas Walton"
3 "Eugene Labiche and Marc-Michel, adapted by Thomas Walton" An Italian Straw Hat (Un Chapeau De Paille D'Italie): A Comedy In Three Acts
J. Garnet Miller Ltd 1961 Paperback Good 
"Second impression paperback, 1961, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - cream covers slightly soiled with chips to backstrip at spine head and tail. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no inscriptions - initials to ffep and one or two minor annotations in pencil; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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The Pardoner's Tale PLUS a copy of York Notes, "Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by C. M. Drennan and A. J. Wyatt"
4 "Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by C. M. Drennan and A. J. Wyatt" The Pardoner's Tale PLUS a copy of York Notes
University Tutorial Press 1964 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperdback reprint, 1964, in overall very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - covers slightly faded to spine with a couple of marks. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name neat to reverse of front cover; slight toning but text bright and clear throughout. INCLUDES a copy of York Notes on the Pardoner's Tale (ISBN 058278140X). From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Canterbury Tales: An Illustrated Edition, "Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill Coghill"
5 "Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill Coghill" The Canterbury Tales: An Illustrated Edition
Guild Publishing 1985 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First BCA edition hardback with a foreword by Melvyn Bragg and an introduction by John Wain, 1985, in an unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and faded to spine; red illustrated and gilt cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Hotel Paradiso, "Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres, English adaption by Peter Glenville"
6 "Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres, English adaption by Peter Glenville" Hotel Paradiso
William Heinemann 1957 Hardback Very Good Very Good Osbert Lancaster (dust jacket illustration) 
"First Heinemann hardback edition in the Drama Library series, 1957, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning to page-ends but text clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 49.95 GBP
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Holy Night: A Mystery Play In Three Scenes, "Gregorio Martinez Sierra, English Version by Philip Hereford"
7 "Gregorio Martinez Sierra, English Version by Philip Hereford" Holy Night: A Mystery Play In Three Scenes
Sheed and Ward 1928 Hardback Acceptable Acceptable Gabriel Pippet 
"First edition hardback - dj is complete but fragile, tanned and shelfworn, spine is missing several pieces and folds are perforated; blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and front, are stained in places. Binding tight, no annotations - gift inscription to front dj flap; tanning to page-ends but text and lovely woodcut illustrations clean and clear throughout. Good reading copy." 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Hobson's Choice: A Lancashire Comedy In Four Acts PLUS a copy of Brodie's Notes (Pan Study Aids)., "Harold Brighouse, E. R. Wood (editor)"
8 "Harold Brighouse, E. R. Wood (editor)" Hobson's Choice: A Lancashire Comedy In Four Acts PLUS a copy of Brodie's Notes (Pan Study Aids).
Heinemann Educational Books 1978 ISBN 0435221205 / 9780435221201 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
"Hardback reprint in the Hereford Plays series, 1978, with no jacket. In overall very good condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - illustrated cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. INCLUDES a copy of Brodie's Notes (Pan Study Aids) on Hobson's Choice" 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Seven Famous Plays: A Doll's House; Rosmersholm; Ghosts; The Wild Duck; The Master Builder; Hedda Gabler; John Gabriel Borkman, "Henrik Ibsen, William Archer (editor)"
9 "Henrik Ibsen, William Archer (editor)" Seven Famous Plays: A Doll's House; Rosmersholm; Ghosts; The Wild Duck; The Master Builder; Hedda Gabler; John Gabriel Borkman
Gerald Duckworth 1950 Hardback Good Good 
"First collected edition hardback, 1950, with unclipped jacket. In overall good condition - dj worn and chipped to edges, spine a little tanned; original black cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - small monogram to ffep; text clear throughout. Frontispiece b&w portrait of Ibsen by Erik Werenskiold. From a private collection, not an old library book." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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"Theatre Omnibus: Time and The Conways, Golden Boy, The Corn Is Green", "J. B. Priestley, Clifford Odets, Emlyn Williams"
10 "J. B. Priestley, Clifford Odets, Emlyn Williams" "Theatre Omnibus: Time and The Conways, Golden Boy, The Corn Is Green"
Readers Union 1941 Hardback Good 
"First RU omnibus edition hardback, 1941, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cloth boards are shelfworn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - bookseller's stamp to title page; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Duchess of Malfi (The Revel Plays), "John Webster, edited by John Russell Brown"
11 "John Webster, edited by John Russell Brown" The Duchess of Malfi (The Revel Plays)
Manchester University Press 1976 ISBN 0719016088 / 9780719016080 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback reprint, 1976, in overall good to very good condition - spine slightly tanned. Binding tight, neat annotations throughout, slight tanning but text clean and clear." 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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The White Devil, "John Webster, Elizabeth M. Brennan (editor)"
12 "John Webster, Elizabeth M. Brennan (editor)" The White Devil
Ernest Benn 1969 ISBN 151034321X Paperback Good 
"Second impression paperback in the The New Mermaids series, 1969, in overall good to very good condition with the usual minor signs of handling and storage - a little rubbing to edges and spine creased. Binding tight, no inscriptions - some minor underlings to the text and a few notes in pencil to half title page; text otherwise bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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The Shoemaker's Holiday Or A Pleasant Comedy Of The Gentle Craft., "Thomas Dekker, prepared for reading by G. B. Harrison"
13 "Thomas Dekker, prepared for reading by G. B. Harrison" The Shoemaker's Holiday Or A Pleasant Comedy Of The Gentle Craft.
Robert Holden 1927 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback in the Fortune Play Books series, 1927, with no jacket. In overall good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - original brown cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are slightly worn to spine head and tail. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - school presentation bookplate to front pastedown; untrimmed page-ends slightly tanned but text bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Merry Wives Of Windsor, "William Shakespeare, Hugh Thomson (Illustrator)"
14 "William Shakespeare, Hugh Thomson (Illustrator)" The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Heinemann 1910 1st Hardback Good Hugh Thomson Signed
"SIGNED and numbered limited edition (no. 157 of 350) hardback, 1910, with original vellum-covered boards and no jacket as published. In overall good used condition with some signs of age, handling and storage - cream vellum boards are slightly tanned to spine and edges and missing the original silk ties, rear board is quite scratched and scuffed. Internally clean, binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; gilt upper edge of page-block retains some lustre, rough-trimmed page-ends and end-papers slightly tanned and spotted, text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. All tipped-in illustrations are present and correct and retain their guards printed with quotes from the play. Includes a period flyer for Hugh Thomson's exhibition of the original water-colours for this book at the Leicester Galleries, London from October 15th to November 12th 1910. This book weighs 2kg. Not an old library book. Photographs available." 
Price: 249.95 GBP
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The Man Outside: The Prose Work Of Wofgang Borchert, "Wolfgang Borchert, translated by David Porter"
15 "Wolfgang Borchert, translated by David Porter" The Man Outside: The Prose Work Of Wofgang Borchert
Calder and Boyars 1966 Paperback Very Good 
"First paperback edition in the Jupiter Books series (J-14), 1966, in overall good to very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - spine faded and crease to lower rh front corner. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Prick Up Your Ears: The Screenplay adapted from John Lahr's Biography of Joe Orton, Alan Benett
16 Alan Benett Prick Up Your Ears: The Screenplay adapted from John Lahr's Biography of Joe Orton
Faber & Faber 1987 ISBN 0571147526 / 9780571147526 Paperback Very Good 
"First paperback edition, 1987, in overall very good condition - front cover a little creased to top rh corner. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, slight tanning to page-ends but text and photographs clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Noe: Piece en 5 actes, Andre Obey
17 Andre Obey Noe: Piece en 5 actes
Les Etincelles 1931 Paperback Good 
"French language paperback edition for La Compagnie Des Quinze, 1931, in overall good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - cream paper covers are slightly tanned to spine, edges rubbed with one or two small chips. Binding tight and appears unread - pages remain uncut, no annotations or inscriptions; light spotting to page-ends and a couple of pages but text clean and clear overall. This copy is no. 1141 of a limited edition of 1515. It retains its original, if somewhat tatty, cellophane wrapper. Also includes period Bulletin de Souscription for Le Chateau des Papes by Andre de Richaud. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 21.95 GBP
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I'm Talking About Jerusalem (Penguin Plays), Arnold Wesker
18 Arnold Wesker I'm Talking About Jerusalem (Penguin Plays)
Penguin 1960 Paperback Very Good 
"First Penguin paperback edition (PL25), 1960, in overall very good condition. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions, a little tanning to page-ends, text clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Death Of A Salesman, Arthur Miller
19 Arthur Miller Death Of A Salesman
Heinemann Educational 1995 ISBN 0435225766 / 9780435225766 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback edition in the Hereford Plays series. In overall very good condition, white cloth covers slightly rubbed to edges. Binding tight, annotations in pencil here and there and owner's name to reverse of front cover, text clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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Minor Elizabethan Drama In Two Volumes: Volume Two Pre-Shakespearean Comedies, Ashley Thorndike (introduction)
20 Ashley Thorndike (introduction) Minor Elizabethan Drama In Two Volumes: Volume Two Pre-Shakespearean Comedies
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd 1968 ISBN 0460004921 / 9780460004923 Hardback Very Good Good 
"Hardback reprint in the Everyman's Library series (No. 492), 1968, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and slightly foxed with a couple of small chips at spine head; blue cloth boards slightly rubbed to edges but remain generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to half-title; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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