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Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2), AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors)
1 AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors) Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2)
79977 New York The Modern Library [c.1961] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A selection of seven notable plays from ancient Greece. Includes Agamemnon and Preometheus bound by Aeschylus; Oedipus the King and Antigone by Sophocles; Medea and Alcestis by Euripides and The Frogs by Aristophanes. Edited, with introductions and notes by Whitney J. Oates and Eugene O'Neill, Jr. --- Toledano spine 8 / light grey cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / faded black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 405 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1961 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #158.2. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and discreet inked notations at introductions, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking additional damages. Dust jacket bears original $1.95 flap price; with light rubbing to extremities but otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxv, 446 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Penny for the Poor, BRECHT, Bertolt
2 BRECHT, Bertolt A Penny for the Poor
78571 New York Hillman-Curl, Inc. 1938 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
First American Edition. A novel, based on the author's famous play, "A Threepenny Opera". Translated from the German by Desmond I. Vesey; chapter-head verses translated by Christopher Isherwood. --- In red cloth-covered hardcovers with titling and beggar's hand drawing in black on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With a little sunning to spine and binder's glue bleed-through at endpapers, otherwise volume is firm, unmarked and clean. Scarce in this edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 396 pages 
Price: 121.50 USD
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The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning (Student's Edition, The Cambridge Poets), BROWNING, Robert
3 BROWNING, Robert The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning (Student's Edition, The Cambridge Poets)
80772 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The complete poetic and dramatic works of the English poet and dramatist Robert Browning (1812-1889) are presented here. Edited, and with a biographical sketch by Horace E. Scudder. Appendix includes much additional information, as well as indices of first lines and titles. An entry in the publisher's series, "Student's Edition, The Cambridge Poets". With frontis photographic portrait of Browning. --- In dark green cloth-covered boards with blindstamped author name and laurel wreath decorations to cover, gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With frequent penciled notations at endpapers, but not often within the text of the volume, prior owner's signature to front free endpaper in ink; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xviii, 1033 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1), BROWNING, Robert
4 BROWNING, Robert The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1)
76428 New York The Modern Library Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
From the dust jacket: "...everything of importance that Browning ever wrote..." and "Including all of Browning's lyric and dramatic poetry...". A Modern Library Giant edition with introduction and biograhical information by Saxe Commins; index of first lines of poems at the rear. Though 1934 date appears on copyright page, this edition likely published c.1940. --- In Toledano spine G4 with full beige cloth covers, gilt & green titling & decorations on on cover & spine; publisher's faded green topstain, plain endpapers. Jacket style Gc, verso advertises 274 titles in ML catalog. ML #G-17.1. --- With previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, binder's glue bleed-through at endpapers and yellowed leaves, otherwise volume is clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with big chip at head of spine, is discolored and yellowed but mostly intact and in removable mylar protector. This volume is showing its age and is priced accordingly. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii, 1,223 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Six American Plays for Today (Modern Library #38.3), CERF, Bennett (editor)
5 CERF, Bennett (editor) Six American Plays for Today (Modern Library #38.3)
80272 New York The Modern Library [c.1961] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
A set of six plays, selected and with biographical notes, by the noted publisher of Random House (and the Modern Library), Bennett Cerf: "Camino Royale" (by Tennessee Williams); "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" (William Inge); "Sunrise at Campobello" (Dore Schary); "A Raisin in the Sun" (Lorraine Hansberry); "The Tenth Man" (Paddy Chayefsky) and "Toys in the Attic" (Lillian Hellman). --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / faded black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style j variant / verso advertises 403 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1961 (1961 date appears in book). ML #38.3. --- With a hint of soiling to cloth, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy. Dust jacket bears original $1.95 flap price; with 1" tear and creases near tail of spine, some chafing to edges and rubbing but otherwise bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; (6), 599 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Sixteen Famous American Plays (Modern Library Giant #G21.2), CERF, Bennett; CARTMELL, Van H. (editors)
6 CERF, Bennett; CARTMELL, Van H. (editors) Sixteen Famous American Plays (Modern Library Giant #G21.2)
79782 New York The Modern Library [c.1963] Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A collection of 16 works for the stage in one Modern Library Giant hardcover volume in jacket, deemed by the editors to be by ". . .the Greatest Playwrights in America Today". Clifford Odets, Thornton Wilder, Eugene O'Neill, Lillian Hellman and many others are represented. Edited by Bennett A. Cerf and Van H. Cartmell, with an introduction by Brooks Atkinson. Volume bears 1941 date, but likely published c.1963. --- MODERN LIBRARY PARTICULARS: SPINE-Toledano G-6, CLOTH- Green, SPINE & COVER TITLING/ACCENT COLOR- Gilt/Blue, ENDPAPERS-blank, JACKET-Style Ge/Verso lists unspecified number of titles, ML# G-21.2. --- A loosened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, mild bumps to cover corners, else a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with plenty of tape-repaired chafing at spine ends, and with rubbing and chafing to edges, unclipped flap price and in removable archival mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (19), 1049 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays (The Cherry Orchard, The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya), CHEKHOV, Anton
7 CHEKHOV, Anton Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays (The Cherry Orchard, The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya)
78463 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania U. S. A. The Franklin Library 1979 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A selection of plays by the noted Russian physician who is perhaps best known for his short stories. Includes 4 plays: The Cherry Orchard, The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya. Offered in a deluxe reprint edition, illustrated by Stan Hunter. Translated by Elisaveta Fen. --- In full crimson faux leather with gilt decorations on covers & spine, raised spine bands and titling gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking apparent damages.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 274 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Two Plays of Anton Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters, CHEKHOV, Anton
8 CHEKHOV, Anton Two Plays of Anton Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters
80622 New York The Heritage Press 1966 Hardcover Near Fine 
Two of the great Russian master of the short story and dramatist's plays are offered here in this deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition. Includes striking color and b&w illustrations by Lajos Szalay and an introduction by Sir John Gielgud; translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. --- In rust cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on cover and spine; dark red topstain. Volume housed in tweed-look red/green/yellow paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- With a couple of faint soiled spots to back cover, otherwise volume is in excellent shape: clean, unmarked and bright. Very Good slipcase with a little rubbing and a hint of sunning, but is otherwise undamaged and is structurally sound.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xvi, 153 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Six Plays by Corneille and Racine: The Cid, Cinna, Andromache, Britannicus, Phaedra and Athaliah (First Modern Library Edition #194.1), CORNEILLE, Pierre; RACINE, Jean
9 CORNEILLE, Pierre; RACINE, Jean Six Plays by Corneille and Racine: The Cid, Cinna, Andromache, Britannicus, Phaedra and Athaliah (First Modern Library Edition #194.1)
79764 New York The Modern Library 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1931 (confirmed). Six plays by the great French 17th century dramatists are combined in this first Modern Library edition in flexible balloon cloth. Edited and with an introduction by Paul Landis. Translated from the French by Paul Landis and Robert Henderson. --- MODERN LIBRARY PARTICULARS: SPINE-Toledano 7, CLOTH-Green, TOPSTAIN COLOR- Green, ENDPAPERS-Orange Kent, JACKET STYLE-d, TITLE COUNT ON VERSO-not present, ML# 194.1. --- The book is clean, unmarked and binding is tight. Poor at best dust jacket with a giant open tear to nearly half of front cover, tears to edges; in removable archival mylar protector.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall) ; xii, 372 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Six Plays by Corneille and Racine: The Cid, Cinna, Andromache, Britannicus, Phaedra and Athaliah (Modern Library #194.1), CORNEILLE, Pierre; RACINE, Jean
10 CORNEILLE, Pierre; RACINE, Jean Six Plays by Corneille and Racine: The Cid, Cinna, Andromache, Britannicus, Phaedra and Athaliah (Modern Library #194.1)
77115 New York The Modern Library [c1949] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Six plays by the great French 17th century dramatists are combined in this Modern Library edition. Edited and with an introduction by Paul Landis. Translated from the French by Paul Landis and Robert Henderson. --- Toledano spine 8, w/green cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks, green topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1931 date but likely published c.1949. Jacket style h, verso advertises 344 titles in ML catalog. ML #194.1. --- With spotting to topstain and fading to cover gilding; otherwise a firm, clean, unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original $1.25 flap price w/small tears, blue soiling to back and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 372 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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International Modern Plays (Everyman's Library #989), DENT, Anthony (editor)
11 DENT, Anthony (editor) International Modern Plays (Everyman's Library #989)
80399 London/ New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1960 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A selection of five European plays chosen for their readability rather than for their suitability for production. Includes: "Lady Julie" by August Strindberg, "Hannele" by Gerhart Hauptmann, "The Life of the Insects" by Karel and Josef Capek, "The Infernal Machine" by Jean Cocteau and "The Mask and The Face" by Luigi Chiarelli. Edited and with an introduction by Anthony Dent. Everyman's Library #989, an entry in EL's Poetry and Drama series. --- In larger format binding style 4, full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, gilt "EL" at tail of spine, and faded orange topstain. In light blue dust jacket with black and white drawing on front cover. --- With sticker removal evidence to front paste-down; otherwise a clean, sound copy. Bright jacket with a few chips and tears to edges; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xiii, 304 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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A Christmas Carol Christmas Book, DICKENS, Charles; HALLINAN, Tim (additional text)
12 DICKENS, Charles; HALLINAN, Tim (additional text) A Christmas Carol Christmas Book
80645 Boston Little Brown and Company 1985 0316414468 / 9780316414463 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
A companion volume to the American television special production of the great work by Charles Dickens, starring George C. Scott in the role of Scrooge. With lots of still photos from the production, along with Christmas-related features such as illustrations, recipes, songs, games, crafts, and biographical information about Charles Dickens. With the full text of Mr. Dickens's "A Christmas Carol", accompanied by additional illustrations. "An International Business Machines Corporation book." --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in red on cover and spine; decorative red and white endpapers. Jacket features photos from the television production on front and back. --- An about Near Fine copy, lacking substantial damages other than a few shallow creases to the first couple of pages. Unclipped jacket with a fair amount of rubbing and light chafing to edges; else nice.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 162 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Abraham Lincoln, A Play, DRINKWATER, John
13 DRINKWATER, John Abraham Lincoln, A Play
78689 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1927 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Later printing of the English playright's biographical play about the late president. One in publisher's Riverside Literature Series. With a lengthy introduction and study aids. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards w/decorations and titling in black on covers and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature on front free endpaper, along w/whitish spots on covers, else a bright, firm, clean copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xvi, 130 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays (Modern Library, #94.2), DUNN, Esther Cloudman (introduction)
14 DUNN, Esther Cloudman (introduction) Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays (Modern Library, #94.2)
80027 New York The Modern Library [c.1948] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
This Modern Library edition includes an assortment of plays from the Elizabethan period: Tragical History of Doctor Faustus by Marlowe, Shoemaker's Holiday by Dekker, Woman Killed with Kindness by Heywood, Volpone by Jonson, Maid's Tragedy by Beaumont and Fletcher, Duchess of Malfi by Webster, New Way to Pay Old Debts by Massinger, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore by Ford. With an introduction by Esther Cloudman Dunn. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / faded green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 334 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1948 (though 1932 date appears in book). ML #94.2. --- With a small tear to half title page near gutter, else book is clean, firm and unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with a some chipping and small tears along edges, else intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvi, 721 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Continental Drama: Calderon - Corneille - Racine - Molière - Lessing - Schiller (#26 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
15 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Continental Drama: Calderon - Corneille - Racine - Molière - Lessing - Schiller (#26 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80700 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of six plays by European authors and rendered into English by various translators. The 26th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of Molière in audience with Louis XIV. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With a bruise and torn cloth to back cover edge, sunning to spine and chafing to cloth at head of spine; otherwise an intact, firm, unmarked copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 474 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Modern English Drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron (#18 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
16 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Modern English Drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron (#18 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80687 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A selection of 6 dramas by 6 leading English playwright/poets whose works first appeared from the 17th Century through the early 19th Century. --- Included are: All for Love, or, the World Well Lost by John Dryden; The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan; She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith; The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley; A Blot in the 'Scutcheon by Robert Browning; and Manfred by Lord Byron. The 18th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction to each play. With sepia frontis illustration of scene from Goldsmith's "She Stoops to Conquer". --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With slightly splayed boards, light sunning to spine, moderate chafing to cloth; otherwise a clean, intact, sturdy copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 444 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Nine Greek Dramas by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (#8 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
17 ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Nine Greek Dramas by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (#8 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80688 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A selection of 9 Greek dramas, with translations by E. D. A. Morshead, E. H. Plumptre, Gilbert Murray and B. B. Rogers in a 1909 edition. The 8th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introductions and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of an ancient Greek theatre. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A Fair only copy with plenty of dampstains, partial split near front of volume, soiling to covers and some interior leaves, sunned spine and light edgewear; otherwise a sound, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 466 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Three Plays: Medea, Hippolytus, and the Bacchae (Limited Editions Club Series 35, #7), EURIPEDES
18 EURIPEDES Three Plays: Medea, Hippolytus, and the Bacchae (Limited Editions Club Series 35, #7)
78180 London The Limited Editions Club 1967 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
This deluxe reprint edition in slipcase features three tragedies from the B.C. era by the esteemed Athenian poet. With a new translation and introduction by Philip Vellacott and illustrated by Michael Ayrton. --- Printed for members of The Limited Editions Club at the Curwen Press in London. Number 553 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Signed on rear colophon page by Michael Ayrton. --- Bound in terra-cotta textured paper backed in natural canvas; gilt-stamped titling on terra-cotta spine block. Volume housed in brown paper-covered slipcase with titling on end label. LEC monthly letter & prospectus laid in. Glassine wrap not present. Number 7 in LEC Series 35. --- With a soiled spot to page 184 and with rubbing to spine ends. Covers with minor soiling, else a bright, firm and unmarked copy. Slipcase with rubbing & some discoloration, otherwise in good shape and structurally sound. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; xx, 186 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Plays of EuripIdes in Two Volumes: Volume Two only (Everyman's Library #271), EURIPIDES
19 EURIPIDES The Plays of EuripIdes in Two Volumes: Volume Two only (Everyman's Library #271)
80403 London/ New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1929 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Volume II only of the Everyman's Library 2-volume edition offering notable plays of the great playwright of ancient Greece. Includes "The Bacchanals", "Alcestis", "Medea", "Hippolytus", "Ion", "The Phoenician Damsels", "The Suppliants", "Hercules Distracted" and "The Children of Hercules". The first two translated by Milman and R. Potter, respectively. The remainder translated by Woodhull. Edited by Ernest Rhys. Everyman's Library #271, an entry in EL's Classical series. --- In binding style 2, full light green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, dark topstain. Simple tan jacket with black lettering. --- Covers with light splotches, interior clean and sound. Jacket with light chips to edges; else intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); vii, 406 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Medea - Hippolytus - The Bacchae, EURIPIDES; VELLACOTT, Philip (translator)
20 EURIPIDES; VELLACOTT, Philip (translator) Medea - Hippolytus - The Bacchae
80735 New York The Heritage Press 1963 Hardcover Fine 
Three classic Greek tragedies by Euripides are presented in this deluxe Heritage Press reprint edition in slipcase. With illustrations by Michael Ayrton, translated from Greek by Philip Vellacott, who has provided an introduction. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling & decorations in gilt on black cover and spine blocks; maroon topstain. Sandglass flyer laid in (New York, no. IV:33). Volume in black paper-covered slipcase. --- An about Fine copy: bright, clean and firm. Slipcase with scratches and a little rubbing, else intact and structurally sound.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xx, 184 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The World of Oz, EYLES, Allen
21 EYLES, Allen The World of Oz
80260 Tucson, Arizona HPBooks 1985 0895864150 / 9780895864154 Softcover Near Fine 
A softcover reprint edition of Allen Eyles's tribute to Dorothy and all the characters from the Land of Oz. With profiles of the many individual Oziana characters, and with focus on the movie and theatre productions of the Wizard of Oz. Loaded with color photos and illustrations. --- In bright red covers with silver-stamped Tin Woodman figure on cover. --- A clean, bright, stable copy but with minor rubbing to covers.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 96 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The World of Oz (Signed, Limited Edition), EYLES, Allen
22 EYLES, Allen The World of Oz (Signed, Limited Edition)
80102 Exeter, England Black Pig Editions 1986 090772423X / 9780907724230 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
A signed, limited edition tribute to Dorothy and all the characters from the Land of Oz. Number 416 of a limited edition of 500 copies and signed by author on limitation page. With profiles of the many individual Oziana characters, and with focus on the movie and theatre productions of the Wizard of Oz. Loaded with color photos and illustrations. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with silver-stamped Tin Woodman figure on cover, titling in silver on spine. The book is protected in a black paper-covered slipcase. Lacks a dust jacket, likely as issued. --- With very light dusty soiling to cloth, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Sound slipcase shows slight rubbing.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 96 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Carmen (Photo Drama Edition), FARRAR, Geraldine; GEST, Morris
23 FARRAR, Geraldine; GEST, Morris Carmen (Photo Drama Edition)
74878 New York A. L. Burt Company 1915 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Special edition, based on the Paramount motion picture directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Though attributed to Geraldine Farrar, who starred in this movie, this work based on the original story by Prosper Merimee and the screenplay by Jesse L. Lasky; with an arrangement by Morris Gest. With 13 photos from the motion picture. In blue cloth-covered boards with one of the above photos pasted to cover and titling in blue on cover and spine. Blacked-out area and inkings, front free endpaper; else a firm, unmarked copy. Spine a bit sunned. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 189 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Shakespeare the Pattern in His Carpet, Fergusson, Francis
24 Fergusson, Francis Shakespeare the Pattern in His Carpet
71252 New York Delta/Dell Publishing Co. , Inc. 1971 Soft Cover Good with no dust jacket 
Exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling to first few pages; covers scuffed, w/2 or 3 spine creases; otherwise solid & complete copy. Good precis of the basis of the Bard's core themes of each of his 37 plays. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám -and- Six Plays of Calderon (Everyman's Library #819), FITZGERALD, Edward (translator)
25 FITZGERALD, Edward (translator) Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám -and- Six Plays of Calderon (Everyman's Library #819)
80397 London/ New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1948 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
An Everyman's Library edition offering both the first (1859) and second (1868) editions of the famous poem by the Persian poet Omar Khayyám, as well as 6 plays by the Spanish dramatist Pedro Calderón de la Barca. The writings of both have been translated into English by Edward Fitzgerald. With an introduction by Ernest Rhys, who provides a summary of the Everyman's Library series at rear of volume. Everyman's Library #963, an entry in EL's Poetry & Drama series. --- In binding style 4, full olive cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In green dust jacket with Eric Ravilious "knot" design on front cover. --- With extensive inked notes to two leaves at the front of the volume, bookseller label to rear paste-down, inked signature to front free endpaper; otherwise a clean, sound copy. Jacket with large open tears to front and rear covers, other small chips to edges; what remains is bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xv, 329, 4 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan, GILBERT, W. S.; SULLIVAN, Arthur
26 GILBERT, W. S.; SULLIVAN, Arthur The Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
78226 New York The Book League of America 1941 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12 of the much-admired comic operas of Gilbert & Sullivan, in a nice reprint edition. Includes "H.M.S. Pinafore", "The Pirates of Penzance", "The Mikado" and others. With line drawings scattered throughout by Mr. Gilbert. --- In navy flexible leatherette covers, silver-stamped titling and decorations on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, bright copy but with minor rubbing & creasing to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 504 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7th Heaven: Based on the Play by Austin Strong (Photoplay edition), GOLDEN, John
27 GOLDEN, John 7th Heaven: Based on the Play by Austin Strong (Photoplay edition)
80520 New York Grosset & Dunlap [c.1927] Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A reprint of the re-written version of the Austin Strong play, a love story set in poorer districts of Paris. Issued as the photoplay edition when this work was made into a 1927 movie directed by Frank Borzage. Illustrated with black & white stills from the movie. --- In rust cloth-covered boards with titling in black on cover and spine. Dust jacket features color image of the cast of the film on front. --- With a little chafing to cover edges, otherwise a clean and unmarked copy. Fair only dust jacket with creases, chipping and tears along edges but mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 278 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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The Making of  the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060, HARMETZ, Aljean
28 HARMETZ, Aljean The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060
79543 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1977 0394493508 / 9780394493503 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Stated first edition on copyright page; inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author. A behind-the-scenes account of the making of just one of 52 yearly MGM movies: Production #1060, which became "The Wizard of Oz", one of the most popular movies ever made. The author interviewed writers, cameramen, cast members and others who helped craft the film, which debuted in 1939. Includes 93 illustrations and photos (18 in full color) and an introduction by Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch of the West. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with three color photos on front and back, $12.95 flap price. --- California bookseller label to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Bright jacket with very minor creasing to edges; else undamaged and in removable mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xx, 330 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 233.00 USD
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Six Modern American Plays  (Modern Library, #276.1), HELLINE, Allan G. (introduction)
29 HELLINE, Allan G. (introduction) Six Modern American Plays (Modern Library, #276.1)
75563 New York The Modern Library 1951 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Plays by Eugene O'Neil, Maxwell Anderson, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, Lillian Hellman, Tennessee Williams, Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan. Dust Jacket advertises 3584 Mod. Lib. titles on verso. In full rust-red cloth on board covers w/faded gilt & black lettering and decorations, cover and spine. Publisher's black topstain. --- With repaired split at title page, dampstained textblock edges, previous owner's signature and some interior dogeared pages; else clean and unmarked. Dust jacket w/numerous chips and tears (some tape-repaired), bears orig. $1.25 flap price and in removable mylar protector. In Toledano #8 binding w/grey Kent endpapers, jacket style h. ML #276.1.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xxviii, 419 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Nelson's College Caravan Drama and Poetry (Third Edition), HUDSON, Arthur Palmer; HURLEY, Leonard Burwell; CLARK, Joseph Deadrick (editors)
30 HUDSON, Arthur Palmer; HURLEY, Leonard Burwell; CLARK, Joseph Deadrick (editors) Nelson's College Caravan Drama and Poetry (Third Edition)
77475 New York Thomas Nelson and Sons 1942 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A collection of 3 plays by noted authors such as Eugene O'Neill, and a diverse selection of poetry by poets ranging from Wordsworth to Sandburg, presented with analysis for the college student of the 1940s. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards w/titling in blue on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With loose front and back covers, rubbing and discoloration to covers; previous owner's endpaper pencilings and signature on front free endpaper, else a clean, bright copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Eleven Plays of Henrik Ibsen (Ibsen's Plays) (Modern Library Giant #G18.1), IBSEN, Henrik
31 IBSEN, Henrik Eleven Plays of Henrik Ibsen (Ibsen's Plays) (Modern Library Giant #G18.1)
78977 New York The Modern Library [1963] Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Eleven of the great Norwegian playright's most noted works are included: 'A Doll's House', 'Ghosts', 'An Enemy of the People', 'The Master Builder', 'Pillars of Society', 'Hedda Gabler', 'John Gabriel Borkman', 'The Wild Duck', 'The League of Youth', 'Rosmersholm' and 'Peer Gynt'. With an introduction by H. L. Mencken. Though undated, this edition likely published c.1967-70. --- In Toledano spine G7 with full blue cloth covers, silver titling & decorations on cover & spine; plain endpapers & jacket verso. Jacket style Gh. ML #G-18.1. --- Leaves are somewhat yellowed, otherwise volume is clean and firm. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, spine is faded (but readable) and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv, 1185 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Four Plays: A Doll's House, Ghosts, The Wild Duck and Hedda Gabler, IBSEN, Henrik
32 IBSEN, Henrik Four Plays: A Doll's House, Ghosts, The Wild Duck and Hedda Gabler
78208 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1979 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A collection of four plays by the noted 19th Century Norwegian playwright in a fancy reprint edition. Translated by Eva LeGallienne, and with illustrations by Tony Eubanks. --- In full leatherette-like red cloth-covered boards with gilt decorations on covers and spine; title gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with colorful patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- With a couple of faint scratches to gilding on fore-edge, else a bright, firm, clean copy lacking additional obvious damages.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 405 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Wild Duck and Other Plays by Henrik Ibsen: Pillars of Society, The Wild Duck, The Lady from the Sea, Little Eyolf, John Gabriel Borkman and When We Dead Awaken (Modern Library #307.1), IBSEN, Henrik
33 IBSEN, Henrik The Wild Duck and Other Plays by Henrik Ibsen: Pillars of Society, The Wild Duck, The Lady from the Sea, Little Eyolf, John Gabriel Borkman and When We Dead Awaken (Modern Library #307.1)
80310 New York The Modern Library [c.1961] Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
An ex-library copy of this Modern Library reprint edition offering 6 of Ibsen's more notable plays. Translated and with an introduction by Eva Le Gallienne. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / faded red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style j / verso advertises 393 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1961 (1961 date appears in book). ML #307.1. --- With usual library rubberstampings and tapings, partial split near back cover and taped-on Brodart protector; textblock remains firm and book is fully readable and lacking interior markings/underlinings.; Ex-Library; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xliii, 499 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Three Plays of Henrik Ibsen: An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, IBSEN, Henrik
34 IBSEN, Henrik Three Plays of Henrik Ibsen: An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler
80730 New York The Heritage Press 1965 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Three notable plays by the great Norwegian playright Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) in an illustrated Heritage Press reprint edition. Illustrated in color and b&w by Fredrik Matheson. With an introduction by John Gassner. --- In green and pink striped paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, with spine titling in gilt. Textblock edges with publisher's maroon speckled spray. Sandglass flyer not present. Volume in green paper-covered slipcase. --- With a little sunning & scratching to spine; else a clean, firm copy. Slipcase with minor sunning and some fingerprints, else intact and structurally sound.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xii, 327 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Glory of Opera, JEFFERSON, Alan
35 JEFFERSON, Alan The Glory of Opera
79450 New York/Exeter, England G. P. Putnam's Sons/Webb & Bower Limited 1976 0399117717 / 9780399117718 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Some of the high spots and historical productions of the art of opera are presented in this American edition of a work first published in the U.K. A large section is devoted to the world's greatest singers and operas. With black & white and color photos and drawings throughout. Indexed. --- In full burgundy cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with a wrap-around color photo of "La Gioconda" being performed in Verona. --- With a touch of wear to cover edges, else a clean, firm, bright copy lacking additional apparent damages. Jacket with some rubbing and a few small tears to edges, otherwise nice and with unclipped flap price.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Tales from Shakespeare, LAMB, Charles and Mary
36 LAMB, Charles and Mary Tales from Shakespeare
77856 New York Gilbert H. McKibbin [c1890s-1920s] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
11 of the Bard's most noted plays are summarized, in prose, for a younger audience. With numerous color and b&w photos. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with color illustration on cover. Lacks a dust jacket. Undated copy, likely published c.1890s-1920s. --- Color frontis illustration has worked loose and carefully tipped back in; some erosion to cloth near rear joint and with inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, else a good copy. Scarce in this edition.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 236 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Four Famous Greek Plays: The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, Oedipus the King of Sophocles, The Medea of Euripides, and The Frogs of Aristophanes (Modern Library #158.1), LANDIS, Paul (introduction)
37 LANDIS, Paul (introduction) Four Famous Greek Plays: The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, Oedipus the King of Sophocles, The Medea of Euripides, and The Frogs of Aristophanes (Modern Library #158.1)
80534 New York The Modern Library [c.1957] Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket 
A collection of 4 notable Greek plays, with an introduction by Paul Landis. Translations by Lewis Campbell (Agamemnon), F. Storr (Oedipus), A. S. Way (Medea) and John Hookham Frere (Frogs). --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises titles in ML catalog but total number is missing. Likely published c.1948 (though 1929 date appears in book). ML #158.1. --- With prior owner's signature to verso of half title page, rounded cover corners and with some darkening and wear to cloth, otherwise a firm, intact copy. Damaged, unclipped jacket with plenty of chips, tears and pencilings, is mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper. This item is obviously worn and is priced accordingly. ; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xviii, 285 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Laocoön / Nathan the Wise / Minna von Barnheim (Everyman's Library #843), LESSING, Gotthold Ephraim
38 LESSING, Gotthold Ephraim Laocoön / Nathan the Wise / Minna von Barnheim (Everyman's Library #843)
80389 London/ New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
An Everyman's Library edition offering three representative writings by the noted German philosopher and dramatist Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781). Translated into English and edited by W. A. Steel. Everyman's Library #843, an entry in their Poetry and Drama Series. --- In binding style 4, full olive cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In green dust jacket with Eric Ravilious "EL" design on front cover. --- With bookseller's pencilings to first 2 pages and very small bump to a cover corner, else a clean, firm copy. Jacket with small chips and tears, a little darkening to spine, otherwise intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall) ; xv, 294 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Beverly of Graustark (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer photoplay edition), McCUTCHEON, George Barr
39 McCUTCHEON, George Barr Beverly of Graustark (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer photoplay edition)
80507 New York Grosset & Dunlap [c.1926-1930s] Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A reprint edition of the author's novel, set in his fictional eastern European country of Graustark and issued as the photoplay edition when this work was made into a 1926 silent film starring Marion Davies. With several black & white stills from the film production scattered through the book. Likely published c.1926-1930s, though 1904 date appears in the book. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in black. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With bookseller's rubberstamping to rear paste-down, tear to leaf near back of volume and with reddish smudged notation to front endpaper; otherwise clean and unmarked.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall) ; vi, 357 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Wizard of Oz (The Official MGM 50th Anniversary Edition), Metro Goldwyn Mayer; TAYLOR, John Russell (foreword)
40 Metro Goldwyn Mayer; TAYLOR, John Russell (foreword) The Wizard of Oz (The Official MGM 50th Anniversary Edition)
79499 New York Portland House 1990 051703381X / 9780517033814 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The classic musical film's 50th anniversary is commemorated with this oversize (10.25 in. wide x 12.5 in. tall) work, which provides the original script and songs, alongside color and b&w photos taken from the film itself. Includes a foreword by John Russell Taylor. "The Wizard of Oz" was produced by Mervyn LeRoy, directed by Victor Fleming and starred Judy Garland. The movie was based on the novels by L. Frank Baum, original author and creator of the Land of Oz. --- In textured blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with color photo of the cast on the cover. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Jacket with minor creasing, otherwise undamaged.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 175 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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