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OSBORNE, John.

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  1. Look Back in Anger.
    OSBORNE, John. Look Back in Anger.

    London : 1957

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Bethel Solomons, John Osborne". Bethel Solomons (1885-1965), whose bookplate is on the front pastedown, was an Irish obstetrician and gynaecologist born to a prominent Jewish family. A gifted rugby player, he played internationally for Ireland.... Learn More
    £1,850.00

    Stock Code: 126373

  2. Look Back in Anger.
    OSBORNE, John. Look Back in Anger.

    London : 1957

    First edition, first impression, of this landmark play which was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 8 May 1956. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 124434

  3. The Entertainer.
    OSBORNE, John. The Entertainer.

    London : 1957

    First edition in book form, first impression, of the play which was first performed in London at the Royal Court Theatre on 10 April 1957. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 124431

  4. Look Back in Anger.
    OSBORNE, John. Look Back in Anger.

    London : 1957

    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page, "John Osborne, 8.9.89." From the library of Dr Philip Murray, Irish book collector and author of The Adventures of a Book Collector (2011), though unmarked as such. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 113593

  5. The World of Paul Slickey.
    OSBORNE, John. The World of Paul Slickey.

    New York : 1959

    First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to his mother on the front free endpaper: "With love - John, 6.5-61" and with the label of the Library of the Hurst at the John Osborne Arvon Centre in Shropshire loosely inserted. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 90795

  6. Luther.
    OSBORNE, John. Luther.

    London : 1961

    First edition in book form, first impression, of the play which premiered in Nottingham at the Theatre Royal, on 26 June 1961. Learn More
    £40.00

    Stock Code: 98968

  7. Inadmissible Evidence.
    OSBORNE, John. Inadmissible Evidence.

    London : 1965

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. "22.2.65 Just one rose. With love lots. J." and with the label of the Library of the Hurst at the John Osborne Arvon Centre in Shropshire loosely inserted. Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 90781

  8. A Bond Honoured. A Play.
    OSBORNE, John. A Bond Honoured. A Play.

    London : 1966

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author to his mother: "For looking after me in difficult times. Love, John, August '66". Loosely inserted are the label of the Library of the Hurst at the John Osborne Arvon Centre in Shropshire and a newspaper review of the play. Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 90793

  9. A Bond Honoured. A Play.
    OSBORNE, John. A Bond Honoured. A Play.

    London : 1966

    First edition, first impresssion. Learn More
    £30.00

    Stock Code: 80121

  10. A Better Class of Person. An Autobiography 1929-1956; Almost a Gentleman. An Autobiography. Volume II, 1955-1966.
    OSBORNE, John. A Better Class of Person. An Autobiography 1929-1956; Almost a Gentleman. An Autobiography. Volume II, 1955-1966.

    London : 1981 & 1991

    First editions, first impressions, of the playwright's two-part autobiography, described by Melvyn Bragg as a classic: "It is, quite simply, one of the best, most moving, richest and most bitterly truthful autobiographies I have ever read" (writing about A Better Class of Person). Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 99809

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