A Patriot for Me

OSBORNE, John. A Patriot for Me.

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OSBORNE, John A Patriot for Me. London: Faber and Faber, 1966.

8vo. Original red cloth boards; spine lettered in gilt; original pictorial dust-wrapper; pp. [viii], 9-128; light rubbing to to extremities and spine hinges on wrapper; else a very good copy.
First edition. Photograph on wrapper by 'Dominic'. A play in three acts. 'Mr Osborne's new play, presented at the Royal Court Theatre in July 1965 to members of the English Stage Society, shows how a young, able, and ambitious officer of the Imperial and Royal Army of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was, through his homosexuality, blackmailed into becoming a spy for Tsarist russia' (front flap).