Eleven Plays of Henrik Ibsen, Modern Library, n.d., Introduction by H L Mencken
Eleven Plays of Henrik Ibsen, published in the Modern Library Edition nd, is introduced by H. L. Mencken. The book was published c. 1940. It includes:
- A Doll's House
- An Enemy of the People
- The Master Builder
- Pillars of Society
- Hedda Gabler
- John Gabriel Borkman
- The Wild Duck
- The League of Youth
- Peer Gynt
This well used reader's copy is in only fair vintage / antique condition. The green binding is tearing after the front flyleaf. An Enemy of the People has numerous markings, although there are none otherwise in the book except a greeting on the flyleaf. The cover has some spot damage and shows a lot of handling. No dust jacket.
It is a typical Modern Library Edition, an anthology of popular works of a major author, with a well-known writer to introduce the selections, these editions provide an inexpensive way to add collectible and hardcover books to a theatre buff's private library.
The book measures 5 1/2 inches by 8 1/4 inches by 2 inches and has 1185 pages.