The Methuen Noel Coward Plays

These editions, published between 1979 and 1983, consist of the five volumes known collectively as “The Black Series”.

B08

Complete hardback set of five volumes all with

dustwrappers in fine or near-fine condition.

1979

to 1983

£60

B09

Complete soft back set of five volumes all in fine

or near-fine condition.

1979

to 1983

£42

The following individual copies from “The Black Series” are shown by volume number with details of hardback and soft-cover copies for sale listed under the same heading. All copies and dust wrappers (hardback copies only) are in fine or near fine condition.

B10

Coward Plays One

Contents: Hay Fever, The Vortex, Fallen Angels & Easy Virtue

1979

Hardback £12

Paperback £6

B11

Coward Plays Two

Contents: Private Lives, Bitter-Sweet, The Marquise & Post-Mortem

1979

Hardback £12

Paperback £6

B12

Coward Plays Three

Contents: Design for Living, Cavalcade, Conversation Piece & Tonight at 8:30 (1)

1979

Hardback £12

Paperback £6

B13

Coward Plays Four

Contents: Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter, This Happy Breed & Tonight at 8:30 (2)

1979

Hardback £12

B14

Coward Plays Five

Relative Values, Look After Lulu, Waiting in the Wings & Suite in Three Keys

1979

Hardback £12

Paperback £6

P01

Gold programme - A Talent To Amuse

Held at the Phoenix Theatre on Tuesday 16th December 1969 to honour Noel Coward on the occasion of his 70th birthday and raise funds for

The Combined Theatrical Charities. This celebration of the life and work of Noel Coward started at 12.00 midnight and featured over a 100 stars including John Mills, John Gielgud, Richard Attenborough, Robert Morley, Joyce Grenfell, Richard Briers, Celia Johnson, Stanley Holloway, Tessie O’Shea, June Whitfield and many more.

1969

£24

B16

Noel Coward & His Friends

by Cole Lesley, Graham Payn & Sheridan Morley. A 1979 book of Noel Coward archive material published by Weidenfield and Nicolson, London with dustwrapper in fine or near fine condition.

1979

Hardback £40

B22

Coward The Playwright

by John Lahr with dustwrapper in near fine condition.

1982

1st ed

Hardback £18

B23

The Wit Of Noel Coward

compiled by Dick Richards hard cover and dust wrapper both in near-fine condition

1968

1st ed

£24

B26

Poems by Hernia Whittlebot with an appreciation

by Noël Coward.

No imprint. 4to. Original grey printed wrappers (the upper wrapper serving as title-page) with the satirical errata slip. Privately printed for Noel Coward by John Waddington and Co. Exceptional copies. Very scarce. Coward’s first name with dieresis on wrong letter on wrapper and within. Only 24 were printed. The whereabouts of all copies are known. The Society has 16 of them for sale. Currently being sold at prices up to £1,500 on the Internet

1923

1st ed

£475

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