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MASEFIELD, John.

Good Friday.

A play in verse.

Letchworth, Garden City Press, 1916 Stock Code: 102859
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Notes

First separate UK edition, first printing of Masefield's play about the Crucifixion, which first appeared in The Fortnightly Review in 1915. The first edition in book-form was published in 1916 by Macmillan, New York with the title "Good Friday. A Dramatic Poem", the author having been sent to the United States "under government auspices to help explain the British war effort" (ODNB).

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Description

Octavo in half-sheets. Original blue cloth, printed paper labels to spine and front board, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. With the plain paper dust jacket.

Condition

A few pale markings to boards. An excellent copy in the dust jacket.

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