The Birthday Party.
A Play in Three Acts.London: Encore Publishing Co. Ltd, 1959 Stock Code: 140336
Signed by the authorFirst edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. The Birthday Party was Pinter's first full-length play, "which, after a short, highly successful provincial tour, opened at the Lyric Hammersmith on 19 May 1958 but closed at the end of the week" (ODNB).
Octavo. Original black and white pictorial wrappers.
Very small ownership inscription in ink to title page. Edges and sides little rubbed and creased, occasional light foxing; a very good copy indeed.
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