OSBORNE, John Look Back in Anger London: Faber and Faber, 1957.
8vo. Original brown cloth boards; spine lettered in gilt; original pictorial dust-wrapper; pp. [viii]; 9-96; very light rubbing to extremities of wrapper; some discolouration to endpapers; else a near-fine copy in the very clean dust-wrapper.
First UK edition. Photograph on the wrapper is by Julie Hamilton. 'The first performance in Great Britain of Look Back in Anger was given at the Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London, on 8th May, 1956, by the English Stage Company. It was directed by Tony Richardson, and the décor was by Alan Tragg' (text). This work cemented Osborne's place within the 'Angry Young Men' literary movement.