Sive. A Play in Three Acts. Dublin: Progress House, 1959. First Edition. Pp, 112. Rebound in quarter cloth and marbled boards with slipcase. Near fine. Sive, written in 1959 has become an Irish classic and one of the nation's best loved plays. It is a story about a battle of generations, a country in flux, exploitation, greed, love and tragedy all told with John B's lyrical dialogue and great Irish humour.