PINTER, Harold. The Birthday Party and Other Plays. London: Methuen & Co, 1960.
Crown 8vo. Original black cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt; in the original unclipped jacket (12s 6d net); a near-fine copy in jacket which is a little shelf-worn and rubbed, with some creasing to lower edges and some internal spotting not observable from the recto.
First edition of this collection, which also contains The Room and The Dumb Waiter. This constitutes the first UK hardback edition of The Birthday Party (Preceded by the Encore Publishing wrappers edition in 1959). The wrapper shows a black nd white photograph of Michael Brennan and Vivien Merchant in The Room.