New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First American edition. Hardcover. 272pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. The extremities are very lightly rubbed and bumped, and have numerous barely perceptible tiny white marks. Slight spine roll. The pastedowns are a little darkened, and there is a contemporary owner's name, along with a date, on the front free endsheet. The pages are slightly yellowed. With a good dust jacket. Mildly browned and rubbed. Ever so subtly soiled. The edges are a bit bumped and chipped, and have a few small closed tears. There are several tape repairs to the non-visible back side along the edges. The paper at the foot of the spine has a large chip, measuring 1/4 inch wide by 1/4 inch deep. Item #31847
The plays included are Dirty Hands, The Respectful Prostitute, and The Victors.