Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Thin 8vo
Publisher: London: Encore Publishing Co. Ltd, 1960.
A handsome stapled pamphlet in Fine condition with a touch of browning to covers. True first edition preceding the Methuen edition published in the same year.
Nobel Laureate Pinter's play in three acts is set in West London in 1959, involving the interaction of a tramp (Davies) , a mentally challenged younger man (Aston) and his younger brother (Mick). It was first performed at the Arts Theatre, London on 27th of April 1960 with the following cast: Mick, Alan Bates; Aston, Peter Woodthorpe; Davies, Donald Pleasence. Film version released in 1964, directed by Clive Donner.