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James Joyce

By: Golding, Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24452

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Green cloth with black design of inkwell and paper at bottom of front cover. Black print on spine. . Spine is darkened but in fine condition. New York Herald Tribune from Januarty 26th 1941 is folded and inserted between pages 76 and 77, leaving indentation of article which has been inserted since 1941. Wonderful copy. Very slight wear to spine on book and dust jacket, otherwise book is in pristine condition. Bright interior, tight and square. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. Modern Writers and Playwrights Series Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 175 pp View more info

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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1902

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 6189

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt and white lettering and decoration on cover, t.e.g. 8vo. 204 pp. Illustrated with B&W plates and drawings by F. C. Gordon. Printed on thick, glossy stock. Covers rubbed, front hinge starting, else near fine. Unmarked except for very light gift inscription dated Dec. 24, 1906 on preliminary page. VERY GOOD. She Stoops to Conquer is a comedy by the Irish author Oliver Goldsmith, son of an Anglo-Irish vicar, first performed in London in 1773. The play is a great favourite for study by English literature and theatre classes in Brit... View more info

The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: The Vicar of Wakefield and Other Writings

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Black's Readers Service: 1955

Edition: First Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17369

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, red panel on spine, lettered in gilt, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers.. The front endpaper and the first 10 pages of the book have a faint vertical crease and there is slight loss of gilt on the top edge, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 580 pp View more info

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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER or, The Mistakes of a Night

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1978

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 18448

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full tan leather, decorated with 22kt gilt, spine in three compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, a.e.g., peach moire silk endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, with concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with duo-tone drawings by T. M. Cleland and with an Introduction by Lewis Kronenberger. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unread, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Duotone drawings... View more info

She Stoops to Conquer; or, The Mistakes of a Night

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1978

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23836

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full blue leather, decorated with 22kt gilt, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, a.e.g., blue moire silk endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, with concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with duo-tone drawings by T. M. Cleland and with an Introduction by Lewis Kronenberger. . The volume is in almost perfect condition, with only the usual slight sunning of the silk endpapers, otherwise unread, unmarked, tight, square, an... View more info

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The Mentor Book of Short Plays A treasury of drama by some of the finest playwrights of the century

By: Goldstone, Richard H. and Lass, Abraham H. (ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The New American Library: 1969

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 10489

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. . Covers lightly soiled, mild shelf-wear, edges lightly soiled, former owner's name on ffep, some pages slightly creased, else fine. VERY GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 348 pp View more info

My Father Owned a Circus

By: Gollmar, Robert H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, The Caxton Printers Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24532

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by the author on the ffep. Publisher's full olive cloth, red lettering on spine and cover. Profusely illustrated with photographs and full-color reproduction of the 1911 Souvener Route Book, which includes a listing of the performers in the big show, and all of the other personnel working with the show, including salary information. This is a nostalgic history of the Gollmar Brothers Circus, the "Greatest Of American Shows," which began as a small wagon show in 1891, and became, by 1916, the fourth largest railroad Circus in America. The book includes a large amount of techn... View more info

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A DOOMSDAY MASQUE

By: Grabo, Carl

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1951

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4956

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Limited, Numbered Edition, Signed by the Author. Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). This is No. 70 of only 500 copies printed. Publisher's black, white and red printed boards. 59, (5) pp. Illustrated (frontispiece, head and tailpieces and decoration) by Robert L. Smith. Designed and Printed by The Falcon Press, Chicago. The volume is in excellent, unmarked condition. The spine and top edge are lightly sunned, else fine. FINE. This is a presentation copy from the library of one of the individuals whom the author has thanked in the Acknowledgment. The volume contains three poems... View more info

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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

By: Greenblatt, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 12860

ISBN: 0393050572

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in black paper over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, beige endpapers. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W and color reproductions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 386 pp View more info

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The School for Husbands Adapted in Rhyme from Moliere's Comedy "L'Ecole des Maris"

By: Guiterman, Arthur and Lawrence Langner

Price: $21.00

Publisher: NY, Samuel French: 1933

Edition: First Edition. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16035

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inscribed on the fep by Arthur Guiterman. Publisher's full lavender cloth with gilt lettering on spine,fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W drawings. . Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, spine is a bit scuffed, spine and fore-edges of book are sunned, else unmarked, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W Drawings. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xiv, 161 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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Rebuilding Shakespeare's Globe

By: Gurr, Andrew and John Orrell

Price: $36.00

Publisher: NY, Routledge: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18803

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings and some color drawings. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has very light suntanning at the top edges of the covers and spine, else fine. AS NEW/ NEAR FINE. . B&W and color drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 197 pp View more info

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The Messiah: A Sacred Oratorio in Vocal Score

By: Handel, G. F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Novello and Company, Limited: (1912)

Edition: First Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 27440

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Quarter bound in publisher's burgundy cloth over printed boards, gilt lettering on spine, advertisements on endpapers. Full score. In English. Composed in the Year 1741 by G. F. Handel, this edition edited, with the Pianoforte accompaniment arranged by Vincent Novello. . Covers mildly worn, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD+. . Novello's Original Octavo Edition Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. ii, 182, (2), (10-adverts) pp View more info

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THE COLLECTED DRAWINGS OF AUBREY BEARDSLEY

By: Harris, Bruce S. (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Bounty Books: 1967

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 29

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth over tan cloth boards, gilt (brown) lettering on spine. 212 pp. 4to. Profusely illustrated with over 200 of Beardsley's drawings. FINE/NEAR FINE. Here is the art of Aubrey Beardsley full of beauty and decadence, sensuality and sin. For the first time there is included in a single volume: (1). The Morte d'Arthur; (2). The complete Salome, both the published and suppressed versions; (3). The complete Rape of the Lock; (4). The complete Volpone; (5). Suppressed illustrations for Lysistrata including one never before published publicly; (6). All miscellaneo... View more info

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My Life: East and West

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 6310

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. Generously illustrated with sepia photographs. The life and times of William Surrey Hart (1864-1946). Hart was a silent film actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. A successful Shakespearian actor on Broadway, he became one of the first Western motion picture stars. He appeared in Sidney Olcott's 1907 production of Ben Hur and, in 1914, he starred in his first feature, The Bargain. Hart was interested in making realistic Westerns--noted in his films for their authenticity of costumes and props. In ... View more info

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My Life: East and West

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15673

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, Lakeside Press medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with 47 B&W photographs. The life and times of William Surrey Hart (1864-1946). Hart was a silent film actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. A successful Shakespearian actor on Broadway, he became one of the first Western motion picture stars. He appeared in Sidney Olcott's 1907 production of Ben Hur and, in 1914, he starred in his first feature, The Bargain. Hart was interested in making realistic Westerns--noted in his films for their authenticity of costumes and prop... View more info

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From Reverence to Rape; The Treatment of Women in the Movies

By: Haskell, Molly

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 10759

ISBN: 0030076064

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Full tan cloth, pink lettering on spine. Illustrated with 24 pages of B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, and square. Slightly musty smell, all edges lightly soiled, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket show mild wear and chipping including several small teart to front and rear paneld, spine lightly sunned. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD- . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii, 388 pp View more info

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MGM: When the Lion Roars

By: Hay, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Turner Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 13522

ISBN: 187868504X

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration on front cover, grey endpapers. Profusely 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, else near fine. FINE/VERY GOOD+.. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 335, (1) pp View more info

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My Life in Three Acts

By: Hayes, Helen; Katherine Hatch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Diego, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14514

ISBN: 0151636958

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in black cloth over grey boards, silver lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows light shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (iii), 266 pp View more info

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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Chiefly Dramatic

By: Hazlitt, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy: 1869

Edition: Second Revised Edition. 1

Seller ID: 1965

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Contemporary half brown polished calf over marbled boards. Spine in six compartments, separated by gilt-ruled and decorated raised bands; titles, gilt, on gilt-ruled red label. Green endpapers. viii, 268, (2) pp. Edges and spine rubbed, Pencil stab-marks on one compartment, former owner's stamp on title page, tight and square, light foxing on preliminary pages, else fine. VERY GOOD.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. viii, 268, (2) pp View more info

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The Round Table & Characters of Shakespear's Plays

By: Hazlitt, William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Company: 1951

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 19293

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full orange cloth with blind stamped medallion on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, orange and white patterned endpapers. No. 65 in the Everyman's Library series. . Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed and the spine is sun-faded, dust soiling to top edge, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+. . Everyman's Library Series. Vol. 65. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xiii, 366 pp View more info