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COWARD, Noël.

Play Parade.

New York : 1947 Stock Code: 124424
£500.00
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Notes

Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For Francis, with admiration and affection, Noel"; the recipient was the Irish-American author and critic Francis Hackett (1883-1962).

First published in 1934, this work comprises a collection of Coward's plays from the 1920s and 30s, namely: "Design for Living" (1932); "Cavalcade" (1930); "Private Lives" (1929); "Bitter Sweet" (1929); "Post-Mortem" (1932); "The Vortex" (1923); "Hay Fever" (1925). It was the first volume in the Play Parade series, which consisted of six collections of Coward's works and was published between 1934 and 1962, with introductions by the playwright.

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket.

Condition

Spine ends a little creased, pale spotting to top edge of text block. An excellent copy in the slightly chipped jacket, a little loss to ends of spine panel.

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