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The Works of Anton Chekhov

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Black's Readers Service: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17120

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, gilt lettering in red panel on spine, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 632 pp View more info

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Two Plays of Anton Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 18602

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown leather, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainer, gilt tooling and borders on covers, a.e.g., silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Illustrated with B&W and color drawings by Lajos Szalay. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square and clean. Former owner's bookplate on ffep, former owner's inscription on half-title, else fine. NEAR FINE.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. B&W and color drawings. Large 8vo 9... View more info

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Greatest Plays

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Special Edition. 1

Seller ID: 24109

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full burgundy leatherette, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt decoration in remainder, gilt borders and decoration on covers, a.e.g., decorated endpapers. Color illustrations by Stan Hunter. Translated by Elisaveta Fen. Includes: The Cherry Orchard; The Sea Gull; The Three Sisters; and Uncle Vanya.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Color Drawings. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (vi), 274, (1) pp View more info

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Two Plays of Anton Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27454

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown leather, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainer, gilt tooling and borders on covers, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Sir John Gielgud. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Illustrated with B&W and color drawings by Lajos Szalay. . Former owner's embossed seal on title page, otherwise the volume is in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. NEAR FINE.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. B&W and col... View more info

Shakespeare of London

By: Chute, Marchette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co, Inc: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 335

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering and Globe medallion on spine, blind-stamped Shakespeare portrait medallion on cover, maps of London on endpapers. 8vo. xii, 397 pp. Drawing of Shakespeare portrait and London on frontispiece and title page. Former owners' small label on fep and name stamped on half-title, otherwise unmarked, tight and square, spine just slightly faded, corners lightly bumped and boards lightly rubbed, else near fine. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xii, 397 pp View more info

An Apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber Written by Himself

By: Cibber, Colley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chiswick Press: 1889

Edition: Revised Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17429

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Quarter blue cloth over beige boards, black lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. Illustrated with twenty-six B&W engravings by R.B. Parkes and eighteen etchings by Adolphe Lalauze. . Spine sunned, soiled, and worn, hinges starting, pages splitting on p. 189, else square and clean. FAIR. . Vol. 1. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (lxxi), 337 pp View more info

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Jack Kerouac: A Biography

By: Clark, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Marlowe & Company: 1984

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 12981

ISBN: 1569248508

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Illustrated with B&W photographs.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean, showing only light use. VERY GOOD. . Trade PB. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 254 pp View more info

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A Conrad Argosy

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1942

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16810

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's gray cloth over printed boards, gilt lettering on green panel on spine, t.e.g. (green). Illustrated with B&W woodcuts by Hans Mueller. Includes Bibliography.. Corner's bumped and worn, spine lightly soiled, endpapers browning, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W Woodcuts. 4to 11" - 13" tall. x, 713 pp View more info

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Masterpieces: A Decade of Masterpiece Theatre

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 13913

ISBN: 0394519078

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in silver cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, white and gilt lettering on front cover, blue endpapers. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs and reproductions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear, is lightly yellowed, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 236, (4) pp View more info

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COSELL

By: Cosell, Howard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1974

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 5128

ISBN: 0671786717

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. 12mo. 421 pp. Pictures are loose. POOR. Reading Copy Only.. Mass Market Paperback. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The English of Shakespeare: Illustrated in a Philosophical Commentary on his Julius Caesar

By: Craik, George L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: 1892

Edition: Ninth Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 10248

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full olive cloth, gilt lettering on spine. . Head and heel of spine lightly shelf-worn, endpapers mildly foxed, small sticker removal residue on ffep, unmarked, tight and square. VERY GOOD.. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. (xiv), 386 pp View more info

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A Reporter's Life.

By: Cronkite, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16991

ISBN: 034541103X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. VERY GOOD.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pp View more info

The New Complete Stories of the Great Operas

By: Cross, Milton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1955

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17451

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


Quarter green cloth over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine, top edge yellow, fore-edge deckle. . Slight water mark on top edge, else tight, square, and unmarked. NEAR FINE/GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xiii), 687 pp View more info

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Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music (Two Volumes, Complete, in Slipcase)

By: Cross, Milton; David Ewen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1962

Edition: New, Revised Edition

Seller ID: 14209

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Two volumes in slipcase. Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and three black panels on spine, t.e.g. (red), fore-edge deckle, orange endpapers. . Front hinge of both volumes sprung at endpapers only, some mild wear to head and heel of spine on both volumes, former owner's name on ffep of both volumes, some mild wear to slipcase, else near fine. VERY GOOD+.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vii, 1009 pp View more info

The Observer: Being a Collection of Moral, Literary and Familiar Essays (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Cumberland, Richard

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Dublin, P. Byrne, R. Marchbank, J. Moore, and W. Jones: 1791

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 22099

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Contemporary full mottled leather, spines in seven compartments separated by gilt borders, one red and one black label in two compartments. This collection of essays and other writings of Richard Cumberland was first published in several volumes between 1785 and 1791. This four volume edition is the first complete edition published thereafter, in Dublin, later in 1791. Richard Cumberland (1732–1811) was an English dramatist and civil servant. In 1771 his hit play "The West Indian" was first staged. During the American War of Independence he acted as a secret negotiator with Spain ... View more info

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THE ACTOR CREATES

By: D'Angelo, Aristide

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, Samuel French: 1945

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 4918

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardcover with dust jacket. Publisher's full red cloth, gilt (black) lettering on spine and cover. 12mo. 96 pp. Includes Bibliography. Former owner's name on ffep, underling in pencil throughout, else fine. VERY GOOD/GOOD.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Woffington: A Tribute to the Actress and the Woman

By: Daly, Augustin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Troy, NY, Nims and Knight: 1891

Edition: Second Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26762

Condition: Poor with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover. Illustrated with 19 tissue-protected photogravure illustrations. Margaret "Peg" Woffington (1720-1760) was a well-known Irish actress in Georgian London. She danced and acted at various Dublin theaters until her success as Sir Harry Wildair in "The Constant Couple" led to her being given her London debut at Covent Garden; she became well known as an actress thereafter. She lived openly with David Garrick, the foremost actor of the day, and her other love affairs (including liaisons with Edward Blig... View more info

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Moll Flanders

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16717

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown leather accented in 22kt gold, two raised bands on spine, printed on archival paper, a.e.g., cream silk moire endpapers, satin ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, concealed joints. Illustrated with b&w drawings by Reginald March and with an introduction by John T. Winterich. Notes from the Archives laid in. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The Collector's Library of Famous Editions Series. B&W drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xv, 354 pp View more info

The Untold Story: The Life of Isadora Duncan, 1921-1927

By: Desti, Mary

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18049

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Second printing before publication (February 1929). Publisher's full gray blocked cloth, gilt and black lettering and decoration on spine and cover, top edge black. Illustrated with 24 photographs, facsimilies and reproductions. Mary Desti Dempsey (1871-1931) left Chicago for Paris in 1901 with her then year-old son, Preston Sturges. In Paris, she met and formed a life-long friendship with dancer and choreographer Isadora Duncan. Desti (who adopted this name because it sounded like d'Este) undertook various enterprises in Europe, including a cosmetic business. She frequently accompanied D... View more info

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Chief Contemporary Dramatists, Second Series

By: Dickinson, Thomas H. (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Riverside Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17909

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. . Spine lightly worn, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 734 pp View more info