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The Modern American Theatre A Collection of Critical Essays

By: Kernan, Alvin B. (Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Prentice Hall: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22321


These essays present a serious but undismayed critique of the American culture if which the American theatre is the expression. . Unclipped dust jacket shows shelf-wear and chipping on spine, small punchhole on inner front flap, spine is faded. Otherwise, this copy is clean, unmarked, square & tight. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 183 pp View more info

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Maria Stuart (Mary, Queen of Scots - A Tragedy in Five Acts)

By: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von; Eugene G. Fasnacht and C. Sheldon eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Company, Ltd: 1923

Edition: First Edition Thus. Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 12720


Publisher's full green cloth, black lettering on spine and cover. Introductions and Notes in English, text of the play in German. . Inscribed in an elegant hand on ffep: "Best wishes for Christmas and New Year. To Renate, From Pam, 1943;" some old sticker residue on fep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . Macmillian's Foreign School Classics Series. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xvii, 264, 4 pp View more info

The Comedy of As You Like It

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: East Aurora, NY, Roycroft Shop: 1903

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 16354


Professionally rebacked in quarter red leather over original boards, label on spine, dark gray endpapers, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Beautifully printed on extremely fine watermarked paper. Presswork by Otto Franz. A quite beautiful book.. Boards moderately worn, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+. . Borders and Head-Bands. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 122, (1) pp View more info

The Tragedy of King Lear

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: East Aurora, NY, Roycroft Shop: 1904

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 16356


Professionally rebacked in quarter red leather over original boards, label on spine, dark gray endpapers, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Beautifully printed on extremely fine watermarked paper. Quite a beautiful book.. Boards moderately worn, upper board chipped, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . Borders and Head-Bands. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 147, (1) pp View more info

The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, with a Life, Glossarial Notes, and One Hundred and Seventy Illustrations from the Plates in Boydell's Edition (15 Volumes, Complete)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, A. J. Valpy: 1834

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 23568


Magnificently bound in tan half calf over marbled boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (c. 1920), spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on pale green labels in two compartments, intricated gilt tooling in remainder, gilt borders on covers, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Illustrated with 170 illustrations from Boydell's edition. John Boydell (1720-1804) was an 18th-century British publisher noted for his reproductions of engravings. Between 1791 and... View more info

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The Doctor's Dilemma (a Tragedy), Getting Married (a Comedy), and The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet (a Melodrama)

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Brentanos: 1911

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10298


Publisher's full green cloth, black lettering on white label on spine, fore-edge deckle. . Spine and label sunned and faded, spine mildly creased, edges of boards sunned, unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xcii), 443 pp View more info

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The Theater of Protest and Paradox Developments in the Avant-Garde Drama

By: Wellwarth, George E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1964

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 22178


A critical study of the out burst of drama in the French, German, English and American theaters since the end of World War II. . Cover shows shelf-wear and creasing on spine, light foxing on fore-edge. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xv, 315 pp View more info

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The Plays of the Greek Dramatists: Selections from Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes

By: Zieger, Arthur (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Puritan Publishing Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3887


Hardcover without dust jacket. 8vo (5.5 x 8"). xvi, 360, (4) pp. Bound in publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering, compartments and decoration on spine. Blind-stamped medallion on cover. Fore-edge deckle. Includes Introduction by Arthur Zieger. The volume is in excellent condition, tight and square, with no ownership marks. The corners are lightly bumped and the gilt on the spine is moderately faded (see photo) else fine. Collection of famous Greek tragedies... View more info