The Playboy of the Western World. First Trade Edition (1907)

Author: John Millington Synge

Book ID: 64050

Price: 675.00

The Playboy of the Western World. A Comedy in Three Acts. With frontispiece portrait of the author by John B. Yeats. Dublin: Maunsel, 1907. First Edition, Trade Issue.  Pp, 86, [4] uncut. Quarter linen, tan boards, title lettered in red to spine. Light shelf-wear to boards, contents in fine bright condition.

First trade edition of John Millington Synge’s most celebrated work.

There were three issues of this landmark Irish drama, all published by Maunsel in 1907. The ‘Theatre Edition;’ (Volume X of the Abbey Theatre Series), the present library edition issued in tan cloth boards and a deluxe edition of 25 copies on hand made paper & in a similar binding.

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