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Six Dramas of Calderon Freely Translated by Edward Fitzgerald

By: Barca, Calderon De La; H. Oelsner (Editor); Edward Fitzgerald (Translator)

Price: $9.07

Publisher: London, UK, Alexander Moring / The De La More Press: 1903

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 108288

ISBN: B0010B6L8S

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 497 pages. View more info

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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook - 8 (Eight) Volume Set

By: Brewer, Rev. E. Cobham; Marion Harland (Editor)

Price: $327.41

Publisher: New York, NY, Selmar Hess: 1902

Seller ID: 106976

ISBN: B0015SBKG4

Condition: Near Fine


Large green cloth, gold and black decorations. Gold gilt on all page ends. Shiny white endpapers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! The Reverend Dr. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1810-1897) of Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, England, was the compiler of The Reader's Handbook. Brewer's Reader's Handbook was re-edited by Marion Harland and published in the United States as Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook. With full page drawings. View more info

Samtliche Werke

By: Buchner, Georg

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Sigbert Mohn: 1965

Seller ID: 77231

ISBN: B0040GQPSG

Condition: Very Good


In German. Light general wear. 517 pages. Karl Georg Bnchner (17 October 1813 รป 19 February 1837) was a German dramatist and writer of prose. View more info

Narrative and Dramatic Sources of Shakespeare. Volumes I-VI

By: Bullough, Geoffrey

Price: $179.66

Publisher: Routledge / Columbia: 1966

Seller ID: 96976

ISBN: B00G5L6B3S

Condition: Good+


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. First 6 volumes only, of eventual 8 volume set. Nice Firm copies ! Light general wear. Attractive mylared jackets in excellent condition, have 2 library labels each. Mylar taped to bindings. Books have interior library name stamps, rear pockets removed causing much damage to endpage. Text page quality excellent, clean and bright. 532,543,512,534,577,578 pages. View more info

The Plays of Anton Chekhov

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Doric Books: 1950

Seller ID: 83628

ISBN: B000LOHYPE

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 263 pages. View more info

Reminiscences Of A Drama Critic: With An Essay On The Art Of Henry Irving

By: Clapp, Henry Austin

Price: $26.44

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin: 1902

Seller ID: 80053

ISBN: B00069XSZY

Condition: Good+


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Moderate general wear. 241 pages. Intimate recollections of theater life in the U.S. in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Training for the stage, William Warren, J. L. Toole, Charles James Mathews, Charlotte Cushman, E. A. Southern Sr., Charles Fechter, Edwin Booth, Tommaso Salvini, Adelaine Neilson, Henry Irving. View more info

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The Love for Three Oranges: The Glyndebourne Version

By: Corsaro, Frank; Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1984

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120388

ISBN: 0374192863

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Has glassine jacket with tears. 119 pages. View more info

Not Wisely But Too Well; Shakespeare's Love Tragedies

By: dickey, franklin

Price: $18.24

Publisher: Huntington Library: 1957

Seller ID: 109149

ISBN: B0007FCHMC

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 205 pages. View more info

Their Majesties' Servants or Annals of the English Stage from Thomas Betterton to Edmund Kean: Actors, Authors, Audiences

By: Doran, Dr

Price: $70.71

Publisher: London, UK, John C Nimmo: 1897

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 116206

ISBN: B0017ROC22

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 459 pages. View more info

The Lunatic Lover: Plays by French Women of the 17th & 18th Centuries

By: Gethner, Perry (Editor)

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Heinemann Drama: 1994

Seller ID: 125369

ISBN: 0435086375

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 344 pages. View more info

The Wager: A Poetic Comedy in One Act

By: Giacosa, Giuseppe

Price: $27.84

Publisher: New York, NY, Samuel French Ltd.: 1914

Seller ID: 116752

ISBN: B00FDVOYXU

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Has bookplate. 16 pages. The Wager, the original title being A Game of Chess, was Giacosa's first play. View more info

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The First Part Of Goethe's Faust

By: Goethe; Anna Swanwick (Trans); M. Retzsch (Illust)

Price: $246.19

Publisher: London, UK, George Bell: 1893

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 94169

ISBN: B001FGWFWE

Condition: Very Fine


Revised edition, 1st edition with Retzsch's illustrations. Impressive deluxe purple leather spine and board tips, marbled boards and gold filet. 4-ribbed spine with gold decor, top page ends gold gilt. Other page ends rough-cut. Matching marbled endpapers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 167 pages. Verse translation. 29 Retzsch's illustrations. Goethe liked his work. Revision by Anna Swanwick of her verse translation of 40 years earlier. It corrects the omission of double rhymes, as well as further emendations. Scarce. View more info

She Stoops To Conquer: A Comedy By Dr. Goldsmith With Drawings By Edwin A. Abbey

By: Goldsmith, Oliver; Edwin A. Abbey (Illust.); Alfred Parsons (Decor); Austin Dobson (Intro.)

Price: $136.75

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York: 1887

Seller ID: 63885

ISBN: B0012ZAT7Q

Condition: Very Good


Giant illustrated version of the play. Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Library rebound in rugged maroon cloth with gold spine lettering. 176 pages. View more info

The Lower Depths: A drama in four acts (The Moscow Art Theatre series of Russian plays)

By: Gorky, Maxim

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Brentanos: 1923

Seller ID: 108287

ISBN: B00085KH9G

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 89 pages. View more info

The 'Little Women' Play

By: Gould, Elizabeth Lincoln

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 98278

ISBN: B002J4DEV2

Condition: Near Fine


1st Printing. Cream cloth boards, brown lettering and pictorialof woman in a long dress. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Boards clean lettering unworn, hinges excellent. Unmarked. An attractive copy. 101 pages. View more info

Selected Plays of Guan Hanqing

By: Hanqing, Guan; Yang Xianyi + Gladys Yang (Translator)

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Foreign Languages Press: 1979

Seller ID: 106025

ISBN: B000G1JX9W

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 216 pages. View more info

Plays and Players (Small Oxford Books)

By: Hartnoll, Phyllis (Editor)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1984

Seller ID: 75272

ISBN: 0192141473

Condition: New


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 120 pages. View more info

Death and the Fool

By: Hofmannsthal, Hugo von

Price: $18.19

Publisher: Poet Lore: 1910

Seller ID: 119308

ISBN: xxxxxxx109

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Has bookplate. 13 pages. View more info

The Albany Depot Illustrated

By: Howells, W.D.

Price: $18.19

Publisher: New York / London, Harper & Brothers: 1891

Seller ID: 125431

ISBN: B0058Z1HIG

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 68 pages. View more info

Shakespeare: His Life, Art, and Characters

By: Hudson, H.N.

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ginn & Company: 1886

Seller ID: 111134

ISBN: B000L30F06

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 474 pages. View more info

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Theatre Sarah Bernhardt by A.M. Julien; Le Theatre Historique, Cahiers de la Compagnie - Madeleine Renaud et Jean-Louis Barrault

By: Julien, A.M.; Madeleine Renaud; Jean-Louis Barrault

Price: $118.51

Publisher: Paris, France, Julliard: 1957

Seller ID: 85143

ISBN: B004QSMKAK

Condition: Near Fine


In French. Two works bound together by red ribbon in especially made red/black/white cover for the 1958 Paris Theatre Sarah Bernhardt season. Program is for the play 'Madame Sans-Gene' by Victorien Sardou directed by A.M. Julien, with cast photos and interesting ads. Le Theatre Historique is 126 pages, and has cahier XXI printed on spine. Also inserted is 'Spectacles de Paris September 1958' in pristine condition, a folded one leaf guide to all the contemporary theatre action in Paris. View more info

Masks and Marionettes

By: Kennard, Joseph Spencer

Price: $27.36

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1935

Seller ID: 120376

ISBN: B000861ME4

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears, missing chips. 129 pages. View more info

A Life of William Shakespeare

By: Lee, Sidney

Price: $14.54

Publisher: MacMillan Co.: 1899

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 111132

ISBN: B001G9WEXK

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 476 pages. View more info

William Shakespeare; Poet, Dramatist, and Man

By: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Price: $59.28

Publisher: New York / London, Macmillan & Co: 1900

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Limited Edition page .

Seller ID: 95466

ISBN: B00085BFQA

Condition: Good


Signed by Author on Limited Edition page. 1st Printing. Signed Limited Large Paper Edition, only 150 copies printed. Full white suede leather with gold decorations. White cloth jacket with gold decorations. Deckled page ends. With one hundred illustrations. Moderate general wear. Cloth jacket soiled, frayed at edges. White suede binding has brown foxing. Hinge papers cracked, rear gutter showing mesh. 419 pages. View more info

Specimens of the Pre-Shakesperean Drama, with an Introduction, Notes, and a Glossary, 2 Vols.

By: Manly, John Matthews

Price: $14.54

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ginn & Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 115816

ISBN: B000R3C2YM

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. 590 pages. View more info

A Concordance to the Plays of William Congreve (The Cornell Concordances)

By: Mann, David D.

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 90920

ISBN: 0801407672

Condition: Very Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 888 pages. View more info

The Stagecraft and Performance of Roman Comedy

By: Marshall, C. W.

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 123715

ISBN: 0521120446

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 320 pages. View more info

Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan

By: MOORE, Thomas

Price: $14.54

Publisher: Paris, France, Baudry's European Library: 1835

Seller ID: 98282

ISBN: B001T4OMYG

Condition: Good+


Deluxe full green leather binding, 5-ribbed spine with gold decorations and maroontitle label, gold ruled boards, floral gold decorated board edges, red and blue marbled swirl endpapers, all page ends marbled. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Moderate general wear. Spine/board borders leather cracking, board edges rubbed, spine and board borders faded to brown. Hinges good. 487 pages. Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan (1751-1816) was an Irish playwright and poet and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. He is known for his plays such as The Rivals, The School for Scandal and A Trip to ... View more info

A Shakespeare Glossary

By: Onions, C. T.

Price: $17.92

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1958

Seller ID: 95816

ISBN: B00AVP9DN4

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Endpapers have foxing. 264 pages. Second Edition, Revised, with enlarged addenda. View more info

Prose e Tragedie Scelte di Silvio Pellico: A cura di Michele Scherillo e con proemio di Francesco d'Ovidio

By: Pellico, Silvio

Price: $18.19

Publisher: Milano, Italy, Ulrico Hoepli: 1910

Seller ID: 83803

ISBN: B004CFWEWQ

Condition: Near Fine


In Italian. Nice Firm Clean copy ! White cloth, black lettering, gold portrait medallion, beveled boards, page ends stained red. 416 pages. View more info

Tragedy of Errors

By: Putnam, Mary Lowell; Mrs. Samuel Putnam

Price: $52.81

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1862

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 89406

ISBN: B00069XM5U

Condition: Near Fine


1st Printing. Dark green embossed cloth with an interesting high-relief ripple pattern. Nice Firm Clean copy ! cloth frayed at spine top and 2 lower board tips. text pages unmarked. 249 pages. View more info

Teatro De Calderon De La Barca Tomo 3 - Comedias

By: Ramon, Garcia

Price: $44.69

Publisher: Casa Editorial Garnier Hermanos: 1882

Seller ID: 71566

ISBN: B0020NTPPQ

Condition: Very Good


In Spanish. Light general wear. 5 banded tan kid-leather spine with gold decor, paper covered boards, all page ends faux marbled with crimson, blue-green, beige combed pattern. Light foxing. 588 pages. View more info

Thomas Dekker

By: Rhys, Ernest

Price: $18.24

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1894

Seller ID: 119318

ISBN: B00144651Y

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 471 pages. Contents: Thomas Dekker; the Shoemaker's Holiday; The Honest Whore-Part the First; The Honest Whore-Part the Second. Old Fortunatus; The Witch of Edmonton. View more info

Maude Adams in L'Aiglon: A Drama in Five Acts

By: Rostand, Edmond; Louis N. Parker (Translator)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: R.H. Russell: 1900

Seller ID: 109125

ISBN: B0008D0QF8

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 262 pages. View more info

Kalidasa, Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works

By: Ryder, Arthur W.

Price: $83.70

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd/ Dutton: 1920

Seller ID: 108356

ISBN: B000LZBB7K

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 5-ribbed brown leather spine (gold decorated) and board tips, marbled paper boards with gold lines. Top page ends gold gilt, endpapers marbled. Has bookplate. 216 pages. View more info

Henry the Fourth, part I (The complete works of William Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $26.40

Publisher: Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 99587

ISBN: B0006RK1X8

Condition: Very Fine


Red leather, elaborate gold decorations. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 106 pages. View more info

The Two Gentlemen of Verona (The Complete Works of William Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $62.02

Publisher: Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 99585

ISBN: B004BIK1WE

Condition: New


Red leather, elaborate gold decorations. Crisp Firm Clean copy ! In original shrinkwrap! View more info

Cymbeline (The Complete Works of William Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $43.60

Publisher: Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 99584

ISBN: B000MGR0GO

Condition: New


Red leather, elaborate gold decorations. Crisp Firm Clean copy ! In original shrinkwrap! View more info

Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible Passages Illustrative of the Various Passions, Affections and Emotions of the Human Mind

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, F. Bell: 1856

Seller ID: 117209

ISBN: B000857J42

Condition: Good+


Blue blindstamped cloth, gold decor. Moderate general wear. Binding worn at spine ends and board tips. 418 pages. View more info

King Richard III

By: Shakespeare, William; Isadore Seltzer (Illustrator)

Price: $40.12

Publisher: Royal Composing Room Inc.; A. Horowitz: 1987

Seller ID: 99780

ISBN: B00HH04FZ2

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In slipcase. View more info

The History of Troilus and Cressida

By: Shakespeare, William; Isadore Seltzer (Illustrator)

Price: $36.43

Publisher: New York, NY, Royal Composing Room Inc.; A. Horowitz: 1988

Seller ID: 99776

ISBN: B008PTMK1U

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In slipcase. View more info

Timons of Athens

By: Shakespeare, William; Isadore Seltzer (Illustrator)

Price: $21.03

Publisher: Royal Composing Room Inc.; A. Horowitz: 1982

Seller ID: 99774

ISBN: B002U4U3MO

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In slipcase. View more info

As You Like It

By: Shakespeare, William; Isadore Seltzer (Illustrator)

Price: $40.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Royal Composing Room Inc.; A. Horowitz: 1980

Seller ID: 99773

ISBN: B000N2TXOO

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In slipcase. View more info

The Tragedy of Coriolanus

By: Shakespeare, William; Isadore Seltzer (Illustrator)

Price: $9.07

Publisher: Royal Composing Room Inc.; A. Horowitz: 1985

Seller ID: 99778

ISBN: B000OKWIS8

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In slipcase. 220 pages. View more info

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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare ( Shakespeare ). First American Printing 1795

By: Shakespeare, William; Shakspeare

Price: $7,296.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Bioren & Madan: 1795

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 71796

ISBN: B0020NTM54

Condition: Very Good


Corrected From the Latest and Best London Editions, With Notes By Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. to Which Are Added, a Glossary and the Life of the Author. First American printing of the works of Shakespeare. Imbellished with a striking Likeness from the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Chandos. 1st American Printing. Volumes 1,3,4,5,6,7 ONLY of 8 volume set. Full leather bound, boards undecorated, spine has deep-red title band and black edition band, with gold lettering, stars and bands. Plain endpapers and page edges. Volume One has frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare. All title pages state 'Fir... View more info

The Rivals, A Comedy

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley; Frank M. Gregory (Illust.)

Price: $31.85

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 106133

ISBN: B000Q60OY0

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 184 pages. View more info

Italian Actors of the Renaissance

By: Smith, Winifred

Price: $15.46

Publisher: Coward-McCann, inc: 1930

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 111175

ISBN: B0006AL3KA

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 204 pages. View more info

The Works of Sir John Suckling

By: Thompson, A H

Price: $38.78

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, Limited: 1910

Seller ID: 108346

ISBN: B000RW7HZM

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Rebound in dark red cloth. Has bookplate. Not ex-library. 424 pages. View more info

Shakespeare: The last phase

By: Traversi, Derek

Price: $40.15

Publisher: Hollis & Carter: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 108700

ISBN: B0000CMQCU

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 272 pages. View more info

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Oeuvres Completes de Voltaire 69 of 70 Volumes

By: Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet; Marquis De Condorcet (Editor); Pierre Beaumarchais

Price: $8,208.00

Publisher: Kehl, Baden, Imprimerie de la Société Littéraire-Typographique: 1784

Seller ID: 86383

ISBN: B0081EWFU0

Condition: Very Good


In French. Famous first posthumous collected edition of Voltaire's [1694-1778] works known as the 'Kehl Voltaire', produced by Beaumarchais, who created a print foundry at Kehl to carry out this great work. Set contains 69 of the 70 Volume 8vo edition (smaller 12mo 90 volume edition was also produced). Volume 23 (Histoire de Charles XII) missing. Volumes 10 and 27 printed 1784, summary volume 70 printed 1789, all other volumes printed 1785. Uniform 18th century calf full brown leather. Spines decorated in gold floral designs, titles, volume numbers, within 6 boxed compartments. Boards have a n... View more info

La Tragedie Selon Voltaire: Oedipe, Brutus, Zayre, Merope (Oeuvres Choisies De Voltaire, Theatre)

By: Voltaire; Georges Bengesco (Ed.)

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Paris, France, E. Flammarion: 1887

Seller ID: 114089

ISBN: B01JWGPKP2

Condition: Very Good


Dark brown leather spine, marbled (French Curl) boards, top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 317 pages. Recipe contributors are noted. View more info

The Merry Wives of Windsor

By: William Shakespeare; Isadore Seltzer (Illustrator)

Price: $10.68

Publisher: New York, NY, Royal Composing Room Inc.; A. Horowitz: 1986

Seller ID: 99772

ISBN: B00CCEH24E

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. In slipcase. View more info

Shakspere: His Birthplace and its Neighbourhood

By: Wise, John R.; W. J. Linton (Illustrator)

Price: $14.54

Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co: 1861

Seller ID: 102362

ISBN: B0008674D2

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Previous owner gift notation. Pencil writing on rear endplates. 164 pages. View more info