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Seed of Adam and Other Plays by  Charles Williams - Hardcover - 1948 - from Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

Seed of Adam and Other Plays

by Williams, Charles

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Oxford, UK.: Oxford University Press / Geoffrey Cumberlege.. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1948. Hardcover. 12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; xi - 95 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Introduction by Anne Ridler. The other plays mentioned in the title are "The Death of Good Fortune", "The House by the Stable" and "Grab and Grace". A 3 page appendix consists of Charles Williams' synopsis written for the programme and his notes for an address after a performance at Colchester in October of 1937. Mild shelf wear to the boards, previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper. The dust jacket is worn on the edges, corners and spine tips with a tape repaired split in the spine having being repaired on the inside. .


  • Bookseller: Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24311
  • Title: Seed of Adam and Other Plays
  • Author: Williams, Charles
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Fair dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press / Geoffrey Cumberlege.
  • Place: Oxford, UK.
  • Date published: 1948
  • Keywords: Drama; Plays; Theatre; Theater;, Acting; The Death of Good Fortune;, The House by the Stable;, Grab and Grace; Performance;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Drama/Plays;
  • Subjects: PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General;




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