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The Birds / the Frogs

By: Aristophanes

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14284

Condition: As New with no dust jacket; As new condition.


Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece; this is two plays each presented with separate introductions and different designs while bound as a single book. The Birds is introduced by Dudley Fitts with illustrations by Marian Parry; The Frogs was translated from the Greek by William James Hickie with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes and wood-engravings by John Austen. ... View more info

Medea / Hippolytus / the Bacchae

By: Euripides

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14239

Condition: As New with no dust jacket; As new condition.


Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece; illustrated with drawings by Michael Ayrton. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." ; Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Drawings; 11.0" x 8.0" ... View more info

Faust A Tragedy: in a Modern Translation by Alice Raphael

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14243

Condition: As New with no dust jacket; As new condition.


Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece by Edward W. Acuña; illustrated by Eugene Delacroix. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." ; Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Lithographs; 10.25"... View more info

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Justinian and Theodora

By: Hubbard, Elbert and Alice Hubbard

Price: $139.95

Publisher: East Aurora, NY, The Roycrofters: 1906

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6312

Condition: Very Good; Full suede leather with gilt title on front in finished leather rectangle; brown silk pastedowns; two portrait frontispieces with tissue guard; clean pages of handmade paper;


Designer Dard Hunter created the double spread title page, the headpieces, decorative initials and printer's colophon for this beautifully designed book; gilt top page edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages View more info

Ghosts & Two Other Plays A Selection

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: $15.95

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 14549

Condition: Very Good; Olive cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles and decoration, publisher's colophon on front board, rubbed, spine sunned; tight binding; clean pages.


552 in Everyman's Library ; Everyman's Library Series; Vol. 552; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 247 pages View more info

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The Works of the British Dramatists Carefully Selected from the Original Editions with Biographical Notes

By: Keltie, J. S

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Wm W Swayne: 1870

Edition: First Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 133

Condition: Good; Dark green leatherette beveled boards' spine head and tail frayed; water damage to small part of back corner; hinges repaired. Heavy foxing frontispiece and title page; internal text pages intact and clean.


The reigns of Elizabeth and James were periods where both sovereign and playwright reigned supreme. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 549 pages View more info

The Lamp and the Bell A Drama in Five Acts

By: Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1921

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 14301

Condition: Very Good; Black cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decoration, spine sunned, titles gilt loss; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep.99 Pages.


8.20 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; 99 pages View more info

Tartuffe / the Would-Be Gentleman

By: Moliere

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14246

Condition: As New with no dust jacket; As new condition.


Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece by Mike Rodericks; illustrated by Serge Ivanoff. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." ; Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Drawings; 10.25" x 6.75&... View more info

Plays

By: Moliere

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1950-1962

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 14332

Condition: Very Good; Red linen cloth over stiff cardboard with gold Kent torchbearer image within gold outline; above image is smaller enclosed square label in black with gold lettering on front board (Style 8) , spine with Kent torchbearer followed by label in black with gold lettering; clean pages; tight binding; 364 pages.


Introduction by Francis Fergusson Associate Professor of Literature, Princeton University; . Binding style 8 was in use between 1939-1962. Original copyright 1950, Random House. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 364 pages View more info

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The Moon of the Caribbees And Six Other Plays of the Sea

By: O'Neill, Eugene G.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Modern Library: 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13576

Condition: Near Fine; Flexible brown leatherette with gilt Bernhart torchbearer and spine titles; clean pages; tight binding.


Introduction by George Jean Nathan ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 217 pages View more info

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A History the American Drama from the Civil War to the Present Day (Vol. II)

By: Quinn, Arthur Hobson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1927

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 279

Condition: Very Good; Maroon cloth hardcover gilt titles, spine sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; index, bibliography and play list.


Volume II: From William Vaughn Moody to the Present Day. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 359 pages View more info

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L'Aiglon A Play in Six Acts

By: Rostand, Edmond

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, R. H. Russell: 1900

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12842

Condition: Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt decoration and titles, spine sunned; clean pages except for dedication on the ffep; deckled pages with gilt top edges; tight binding.


Rostand, a French playwright, is primarily known for his most popular and successful work, Cyrano de Bergerac. L'Aiglon is based on the life of Napoleon's son. Translated by Louis N. Parker. This edition presents "The cast as presented by Maude Adams at the Knickerbocker Theatre, New York, October, 1900." A beautifully designed edition. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages View more info

King Henry VI, 3 Volumes

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5110

Condition: Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover decorated with black and gilt feathers and gilt spine titles, no bumps, light rubbing; some foxing on endpapers; clean pages; tight binding; introduction by Dame Peggy Ashcroft; total in the 3 volumes of 20 delightful costume designs by Curtis; glossary; 96, 100 and 97 pages;


8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Cymbeline

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13819

Condition: Very Good; Brown cloth hardcoverembossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index.


A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sour... View more info

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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Winter's Tale

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13821

Condition: Good+; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed, spine head frayed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index.


A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sour... View more info

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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Timon of Athens

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1898

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13822

Condition: Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, lightly rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index.


A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sour... View more info

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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Taming of the Shrew

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1898

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13823

Condition: Very Good-; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index.


A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sour... View more info

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Shakespeare's Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13824

Condition: Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index.


A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sour... View more info

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Shakespeare's History of the Life and Death of King John

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13825

Condition: Very Good+; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index.


A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sour... View more info

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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Merry Wives of Windsor

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition Thus; Later Printing

Seller ID: 13826

Condition: Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index.


A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sour... View more info