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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]


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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A Christmas Carol Christmas Book

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

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company, 1985


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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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


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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A New View of Society and Other Writings (Everyman's Library #799)

By: OWEN, Robert

Price: $17.00

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


The essay "A New View of Society" and 13 additional essays by the Welsh Utopian socialist Robert Owen (1771-1858) in an Everyman's Library edition. Edited by Ernest Rhys and with an introduction by G. D. H. Cole. Everyman's Library #799, an entry in EL's Science Series. --- In binding style 4, full pale olive cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In blue dust jacket with Eric Ravil... 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


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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Ah, Wilderness!

By: O'NEILL, Eugene

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club, 1972

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator


A deluxe reprint of author's comedy, which debuted on Broadway in 1933. Includes an introduction by Walter Kerr and illustrations by Shannon Stirnweis. Number 461 of a limited edition of 1500 copies and signed on rear endpage by Shannon Stirnweis. In bright red quarter cloth and fireworks-themed paper-covered boards with titling on pasted-on spine block. In similarly-decorated red and white slipcase. Interior printed on high-quality papers and with publisher's red topsta... View more info

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Ah, Wilderness!

By: O'NEILL, Eugene

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Avon, Connecticut, The Heritage Press, 1960

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator


A deluxe reprint of author's comedy, which debuted on Broadway in 1933. Includes an introduction by Walter Kerr and illustrations by Shannon Stirnweis. In navy quarter cloth and fireworks-themed blue paper-covered boards with titling on spine block. In redpaper-covered slipcase. Interior printed on high-quality papers and with publisher's red topstain. Includes Sandglass brochure with detailed information about this specific work. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy but w... View more info

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Ah, Wilderness! And Two Other Plays: All God's Chillun Got Wings, and Beyond the Horizon (Modern Library #342.1)

By: O'NEILL, Eugene

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House, [c.1965]


A Modern Library reprint edition offering three plays by the Nobel Prize winner. --- In Toledano spine 11 / rust cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style l / verso blank. Likely published c.1965 (though 1960 date appears in book). ML #342.1. --- A clean, firm, bright copy but with a little foxing to textblock top edge. Unclipped, bright dust jacket with minor chafing to edges and light soiling to ba... 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


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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Back to Methuselah. A Metabiological Pentateuch.

By: SHAW, Bernard

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's, 1922


This 1922 reprint edition offers George Bernard Shaw's work, which consists of a series of five plays, as well as a lengthy preface. --- In full green cloth-covered boards, deckled fore-edge and titling on paper spine label. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, scattered discreet red pencilings, 2 inserted newsclips whose acidity has stained adjoining leaves (one is glued onto rear paste-down), a loose front cover and with fading... View more info

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Ballads and Poems (includes author's play "The Spanish Student")

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, H. W. Caldwell Co., 1892


A selection of poetic works by Longfellow in a rather scarce reprint edition. Broken into sections: "Voices of the Night", "Earlier Poems", "Ballads and Other Poems" and "Poems on Slavery"; along with the author's play "The Spanish Student". With about 4 unattributed black & white illustrations on gloss plates. --- In faux wood paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth; includes a color image of a young woman pasted to cover, and wi... View more info

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Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, Major Barbara, Androcles and the Lion

By: SHAW, George Bernard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library,


Three of author's highly praised plays, first published in 1924, 1913 and 1913. In full brown leatherette covers. Vol. bears no publication date but likely published c.1979. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket w/sm. tears & chafing at spine ends, with orig. $5.95 flap price and in removable mylar protector. In Toledano binding 15, plain endpapers, dust jacket style p, ML #294.1.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 479 pages View more info

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Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, Major Barbara, Androcles and the Lion (Modern Library #294.1)

By: SHAW, Bernard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library,


Three of author's highly praised plays, first published in 1924, 1913 and 1913; in a Modern Library copy. With lengthy prefaces by the author. Interior bears 1952 date but likely published c.1957. Dust Jacket advertises 379 Mod. Lib. titles on verso. In full red cloth on board covers w/gilt & black lettering and decorations, cover and spine. Publisher's black topstain. Prev. owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, otherwise interior bright, clean and unmarked. Pricecli... View more info

Image for Bernard Shaw: Four Plays (The Devil's Disciple, Man and Superman, Pygmalion and Saint Joan) Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series

Bernard Shaw: Four Plays (The Devil's Disciple, Man and Superman, Pygmalion and Saint Joan) Franklin Library Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series

By: SHAW, [George] Bernard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library, 1978


Four of the noted playwright's most-admired works in a single deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library edition. With sepia-toned illustrations by Stan Hunter. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full brown bonded leather covers with five raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gil... View more info

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Beverly of Graustark (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer photoplay edition)

By: McCUTCHEON, George Barr

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, [c.1926-1930s]


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 bookselle... View more info