MORTIMER, John. GUINNESS, Alec]. Methuen Modern Plays.
Title: Voyage Round My Father. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Methuen, London, 1971, ISBN:0416667805
Seller ID: 109650
MORTIMER, John. A Voyage Round My Father. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1971). First thus printing. Pp. (6),-86,(2). Small 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A Methuen Modern Play. The photo on the dustjacket features Alec Guinness. "John Mortimer's father was a barrister who suddenly became blind hen his son was still a small boy, but who carried on with hispractice -- and his life -- as if nothing had happened. 'A Voyage Round My Father', a remarkable essay in direct autobiography onthe stage, presents both a portrait of the playwright's father and a dramatisation of his own relationship with him -- over a period of some twenty years. Originally perfomed at Grenwich in 1970, the play was staged at the Haymarket THeatre in August 1971." - from the dustjacket. "Inspection Copy" stamp from the Caribbean Book Centre, Kingston, to front pastedown, light spotting to top edge, else very good in lightly rubbed, edgeworn, very-lightly dampstained (visible to verso, faint half-inch strip along the top edge of the rear panel) unclipped dustjacket. 50.00