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Krapp's Last Tape
Krapp's Last Tape Krapp's Last Tape and Embers. London: Faber and Faber, [1959].
First English edition.

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold

Playgram Playgram (1960)

This playbill was issued for the 1960 New York production of Krapp's Last Tape directed by Alan Schneider at the Cricket Theatre. Beckett's play shared the bill with Edward Albee's The Zoo Story. This copy is signed by the casts of both plays: Henderson Forsythe from Krapp's Last Tape, and Mark Richman and William Daniels from The Zoo Story.

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold

La dernière band, suivi de Cendres, pièce radiophonique. Paris: Éditions de Minuit [1960].

First edition in French of Krapp's Last Tape, in a translation by the author and Pierre Leyris, and the radio play Cendres, in a translation by Beckett and the French author Robert Pinget.

Lammot du Pont Memorial Book Fund
Krapp, ou, La dernière bande: Opéra. Libretto by Samuel Beckett and score by Marcel Mihalovici. Paris: Heugel & Cie, 1961.

Commissioned by the Bielefeld (W. Germany) Opera Company, this opera contains Beckett's text of La dernière bande with a musical setting by the composer Marcel Mihalovici.
Cover illustration by Jacque Dupont.

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold
La dernière bande, [with] Lettre Morte, by Robert Pinget. [Paris]: Les Éditions de Minuit, [1960].

This joint publication with Lettre Morte, by his French contemporary Robert Pinget, includes photographs of the 1959 Paris production of La dernière bande.

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold
Krapp's Last Tape. Harold Clurman Theatre (New York), 1986. Poster by Jan Sawka

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold

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