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Seven Famous Greek Plays (Modern Library #158.2)

By: AESCHYLUS, SOPOCLES, EURIPIDES, ARISTOPHANES (authors); OATES, Whitney J.; O'NEILL Jr., Eugene (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1956]

Stock No.: 81584


A selection of seven notable plays from ancient Greece. Includes Agamemnon and Prometheus 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. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 377 titles in ML cat... View more info

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The Lyrical Dramas of Aeschylus (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: AESCHYLUS; BLACKIE, John Stuart (translator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c.1906-27]

Stock No.: 81560


An Everyman's Library reprint edition with the lyrical dramas of the ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus (525/524 BC – c.456 BC). Includes his "Agamemnon", "Choephorae, or The Libation Bearers", "The Eumenides", "Prometheus Bound", "The Suppliants", "Seven Against Thebes" and "The Persians". Each with introductory remarks and notes. Translated from the Greek by John Stuart Blackie. Edited by Ernest Rhys, who supplie... View more info

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A New Presentation of the Prometheus Bound of Aischylos; Wherein is Set Forth the Hidden Meaning of the Myth

By: AISCHYLOS; PRYSE, James Morgan

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Los Angeles / London, John M. Pryse / John M. Watkins: 1925

Stock No.: 80976


A version of the ancient Greek tragic play, in a modern version by James Morgan Pryse. With sepia frontis portrait of an imagined Aischylos (sometimes spelled as "Aeschylus"). --- In full ribbed navy cloth-covered boards with minimal gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- Binding is a bit loose at front of book, with prior owner's bold penciled info. to front free endpaper, and light chafing to cloth at extremities; otherwise a sound copy. Qu... View more info

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The Acharnians, and three other Plays of Aristophanes: The Plays of Aristophanes, Volume I (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: ARISTOPHANES

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1911

Stock No.: 81571


An Everyman's Library reprint edition presenting four enduring comedic plays by Aristophanes (c.444 BC - c.380 BC). Includes: "The Acharnians", "The Knights", "The Birds" and "The Peace". Translated from the Greek by J. Hookham Frere, and with an introduction by John P. Maine. Edited by Ernest Rhys. An entry in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full pale green cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald... View more info

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The Frogs, and three other Plays of Aristophanes: The Plays of Aristophanes, Volume II (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: ARISTOPHANES

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c.1906-1927]

Stock No.: 81572


An Everyman's Library reprint edition presenting four enduring comedic plays by Aristophanes (c.444 BC - c.380 BC). Includes: "The Frogs" translated by J. Hookham Frere, "The Trial of Euripides/The Thesmophorians" translated by Wm. James Hickie, "The Clouds" translated by T. Mitchell and "The Wasps" translated by Cumberland. With an introduction by Frere. Edited by Ernest Rhys. An entry in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- In flatba... View more info

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A Penny for the Poor

By: BRECHT, Bertolt

Price: $121.50

Publisher: New York, Hillman-Curl, Inc.: 1938

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 78571


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 e... View more info

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The Poems and Plays of Robert Browning (Modern Library Giant #G17.1)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Stock No.: 76428


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... View more info

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Pauline - Paracelsus, Pippa Passes, King Victor and King Charles (From the Author's Revised Text)

By: BROWNING, Robert

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1898

Stock No.: 81036


Two early poems and a pair of plays by Robert Browning (1812-1889) in an American reprint edition. With tissue-protected frontis portrait of a young Browning. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke.. With tissue-protected frontis portrait of a young Browning. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cove... View more info

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Sixteen Famous American Plays (Modern Library Giant #G21.2)

By: CERF, Bennett; CARTMELL, Van H. (editors)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1963]

Stock No.: 79782


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, ... View more info

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Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays (The Cherry Orchard, The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya)

By: CHEKHOV, Anton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania U. S. A., The Franklin Library: 1979

Stock No.: 78463


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 ... View more info

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

By: CHEKHOV, Anton

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1966

Stock No.: 80622


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. Publish... View more info

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The Way of the World: Comedy in five acts

By: CONGREVE, William

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1959

Stock No.: 75351


The restoration era comedy in an attractive, illustrated, reprint copy with slipcase. In full navy cloth-covered boards w/embossed decorations on cover, titling in silver titling on blue spine block, and publisher's navy topstain. With numerous color by T.M. Cleland. Introduction by Louis Kronenberger. Blue paper-covered slipcase. Includes publisher's Sandglass flyer specific to this work. --- Overall, volume is in excellent shape, clean, unmarked and bright but with som... View more info

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Six Plays by Corneille and Racine: The Cid, Cinna, Andromache, Britannicus, Phaedra and Athaliah (Modern Library #194.1)

By: CORNEILLE, Pierre; RACINE, Jean

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1949]

Stock No.: 77115


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 ... View more info

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Six Plays by Corneille and Racine: The Cid, Cinna, Andromache, Britannicus, Phaedra and Athaliah (First Modern Library Edition #194.1)

By: CORNEILLE, Pierre; RACINE, Jean

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79764


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... View more info

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International Modern Plays (Everyman's Library #989)

By: DENT, Anthony (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1960

Stock No.: 80399


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 Dra... View more info

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A Christmas Carol Christmas Book

By: DICKENS, Charles; HALLINAN, Tim (additional text)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1985

Stock No.: 80645


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 Busi... View more info

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Plays of the Natural and the Supernatural: Seven Plays Including The Girl in the Coffin

By: DREISER, Theodore

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, John Lane Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 70082


Exceptional copy of old work in green covers with tan spine and printed title label affixed to spine. First edition. With tipped-in 4 pg addendum at rear, "The Anaesthetic Revelation". Deckled fore and bottom edges. With inked presentation remarks on green front free endpaper. Manufacturing defect at contents page has linked it to following page; resulting attempt to turn pg. Has torn contents pg. Book has other minor tears but is essentially sharp and tight. ; 7... View more info

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Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays (Modern Library, #94.2)

By: DUNN, Esther Cloudman (introduction)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1948]

Stock No.: 80027


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 g... View more info

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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")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1909

Stock No.: 80687


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, &#... View more info

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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")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1909

Stock No.: 80688


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 & decoration... View more info

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Continental Drama: Calderon - Corneille - Racine - Molière - Lessing - Schiller (#26 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")

By: ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Stock No.: 80700


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. Lac... View more info

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The Plays of Euripides in English: Two Volume Set (Everyman's Library "flatback" binding style 1)

By: EURIPIDES

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1906

Stock No.: 81568


An Everyman's Library two volume set presenting the plays of Euripides. Translations are by Shelley, Dean Milman, Potter, Wodhull and others. Includes an introduction by "V.R.R.". An entry in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- In flatback binding style 1, full pale green cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front covers. Volume I bears 1906 date; vol. II is undate... View more info

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The Plays of Euripides: Two Volume Set (Everyman's Library binding style 3, EL# 63 & 271)

By: EURIPIDES

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1947

Stock No.: 81742


An Everyman's Library two volume set presenting the plays of Euripides. Translations are by Shelley, Dean Milman, Potter, Wodhull and others. Includes an introduction by "V.R.R." (V. R. Reynolds). Numbers 63 and 271 in Everyman's Library Classical series. --- 1947 reprint editions, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full "apple green" cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious shell to covers & brown topstain. Grey jackets ... View more info

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The World of Oz (Signed, Limited Edition)

By: EYLES, Allen

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Exeter, England, Black Pig Editions: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 80102


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 i... View more info

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The World of Oz

By: EYLES, Allen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, HPBooks: 1985

Stock No.: 80260


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 View more info

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Carmen (Photo Drama Edition)

By: FARRAR, Geraldine; GEST, Morris

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1915

Stock No.: 74878


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 fre... View more info

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Shakespeare the Pattern in His Carpet

By: Fergusson, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delta/Dell Publishing Co. , Inc.: 1971

Stock No.: 71252


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 View more info

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Recorded Opera

By: GAMMOND, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Salamander/Harmony Books: 1979

Stock No.: 73938


In green paper-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Interior bears over 250 photos in color and b&w of the best-loved operas. Sorted by composer name; each entry includes plot information, recordings which may be available; as well as cast members in the recordings; as well as stills of staged versions of the opera in question. In great shape, with a clean, unmarked interior. Dust jacket in mylar; clipped flap price; else in great shape. Ideal reference for the ope... View more info

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The Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan

By: GILBERT, W. S.; SULLIVAN, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Book League of America: 1941

Stock No.: 78226


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 View more info

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7th Heaven: Based on the Play by Austin Strong (Photoplay edition)

By: GOLDEN, John

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: [c.1927]

Stock No.: 80520


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 unma... View more info

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Six Modern American Plays (Modern Library, #276.1)

By: HALLINE, Allan G. (introduction)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1951

Stock No.: 75563


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 ... View more info

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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

By: HARMETZ, Aljean

Price: $233.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 79543


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 ... View more info

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Restoration Plays (Modern Library #287.1)

By: HARRIS, Brice (introduction)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library:

Stock No.: 74954


Assortment of plays from the English Restoration period include: The Rehearsal, by George Villiers; The Country Wife, by William Wyncherly; The Man of Mode, by George Etherege; All for Love, by John Dryden; Venice Preserved, by Thomas Otway; The Relapse, by John Vanbrugh; The Way of the World, by William Congreve; The Beaux' Strategem, by George Farquhar. --- Likely published c.1966-67 (though 1953 date appears in the book). Reverse of dust jacket blank. Blue cloth-cover... View more info

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Harold Pinter

By: Hinchliffe, Arnold P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1967

Stock No.: 71509


Sharp copy of examination of the life and work of Harold Pinter, extraordinary English dramatist & Nobel prize winner. In full red covers w/bright gilt design & lettering spine & cover. DJ chipped at head of spine & edges; spine toned. W/priceclipped flap, in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages View more info

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Nelson's College Caravan Drama and Poetry (Third Edition)

By: HUDSON, Arthur Palmer; HURLEY, Leonard Burwell; CLARK, Joseph Deadrick (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1942

Stock No.: 77475


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 ... View more info

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Four Plays: A Doll's House, Ghosts, The Wild Duck and Hedda Gabler

By: IBSEN, Henrik

Price: $18.00

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

Stock No.: 78208


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,... View more info

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Eleven Plays of Henrik Ibsen (Ibsen's Plays) (Modern Library Giant #G18.1)

By: IBSEN, Henrik

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1963]

Stock No.: 78977


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 & sp... View more info

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Three Plays of Henrik Ibsen: An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler

By: IBSEN, Henrik

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1965

Stock No.: 80730


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 & scra... View more info

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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)

By: IBSEN, Henrik

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1963-67]

Stock No.: 81479


This Modern Library edition offering 6 major plays by the noted Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906). Translated and with an introduction by Eva Le Gallienne. --- In Toledano spine 11 / rust cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1963-67 (though 1961 date appears in book). ML #307.1. --- With a partial split near front of volume, bold inkings on perhaps ... View more info

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Six Plays by Henrik Ibsen: A Doll's House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, Rosmersholm, Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder (Modern Library #305.1)

By: IBSEN, Henrik

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1966]

Stock No.: 81492


Six plays by the noted Norwegian playwright are presented in this Modern Library reprint edition. They include: A Doll's House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, Rosmersholm, Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder. Translated, and with an introduction, by Eva Le Gallienne. --- In Toledano spine 11 / blue cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1966 (though 1957 date ap... View more info