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One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1929

Seller ID: 2259845


Wrappers lightly toned. 1929 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. Pageants: Genesee Country, Leicester, September 14, 1929; Finger Lakes Area, Geneva, September, 21, 1929; Newtown Battlefield Area, Elmira, September 28, 1929. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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A Life of William Shakespeare

By: Adams, Joseph Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266251


First edition. No jacket, light general wear, pages faintly toned. 1923 Hard Cover. xvi, 559 pp. Adams was descended from the Presidential family, and was the first appointed director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. William Shakespeare (/??e?ksp??r/ SHAYK-speer; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.[2][3][4] He... View more info

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The Oresteian Trilogy: Agamemnon; The Choephori; The Eumenides

By: Aeschylus

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1988

Seller ID: 2198925


Minor ink marginalia. 1988 Mass Market Paperback. Aeschylus (525-c.456 bc) set his great trilogy in the immediate aftermath of the Fall of Troy, when King Agamemnon returns to Argos, a victor in war. Agamemnon depicts the hero's discovery that his family has been destroyed by his wife's infidelity and ends with his death at her callous hand. Clytemnestra's crime is repaid in The Choephori when her outraged son Orestes kills both her and her lover. The Eumenides the... View more info

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The Great Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Lattimore, Richard; Grene, David; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Warner, Rex; Arrowsmith, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265086


Stain to fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 360, [2] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors. Includes: Agamemnon; Prometheus Bound; Oedipus the King; Antigone; Medea; The Bacchae. View more info

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The New Stage Production of Show Boat (Rodgers and Hammerstein Playbill / Souvenir Book)

By: Al Greenstone

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Al Greenstone, New York:

Seller ID: 1819891


Lightly rubbed. Playbill with two tone photographs and biographical information on Edna Ferber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and the cast of the production. View more info

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Le Voyageur Sans Bagages / Le Bal Des Voleurs

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: La Table Ronde: 1958

Seller ID: 2208273


Lightly rubbed. 1958 Mass Market Paperback. Two plays by a master of French experimental drama. View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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Lysistrata (Signet Classic)

By: Aristophanes; Parker, Douglass (Translator)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet Classic: 2001

Seller ID: 2198299


Sticker on rear cover, pages toned. 2001 Mass Market Paperback. 128 pp. Translated by Douglass Parker. Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favors with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes Lysistrata a comedy without peer in the history of theater. View more info

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New Voices in the American Theatre (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 258)

By: Atkinson, Brooks; Williams, Tennessee; Miller, Arthur; Inge, William; Axelrod, George; Anderson, Robert; Wouk, Herman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library, New York: 1955

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1956425


Includes original jacket. Printed between 1969 and 1975 based on jacket design. Jacket lightly rubbed. Very Good. 1955 Hard Cover. xi, 559 pp. 2-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, silver titles & rules on spine, blind-stamped emblem & border on front board. A collection of American plays, with a foreword by Brooks Atkinson. Includes: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams; Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; Come Back, Little Sheba by Wi... View more info

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Bolshoi's Young Dancers

By: Avalani, Noi; Zhdanov, Leonid

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers: 1975

Seller ID: 2199617


Ink gift note on front endpaper, corners rubbed. 1975 Hard Cover. 309 pp. A spotlight of famous Bolshoi dancers including Vladimir Vassiliev, Ekaterina Maximova, Mikhail Lavrovsky, Natalia Bessmertnova, Yuri Vladimirov and Nina Sorokina documented in gorgeous black and white photographs. View more info

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The Genius of the Early English Theater

By: Barnet, Sylvan; Berman, Morton; Burto, William

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Mentor: 1962

Seller ID: 1514511


Faded wrappers, edge wear. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. 448 pp. Includes Abraham and Isaac; The Second Shepherds' Play; Everyman; Doctor Faustus by Marlowe; Macbeth by Shakespeare; Volpone by Ben Johnson & Samson Agonistes by Milton. View more info

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The Rover (Second Edition)

By: Behn, Aphra

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Broadway: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205403


Light edge wear. 1999 Trade Paperback. Increasingly Aphra Behn?the first woman professional writer?is also regarded as one of the most important writers of the 17th century. The Rover, her most famous and most accomplished play, is in many ways firmly in the tradition of Restoration drama; Willmore, the title character, is a rake and a libertine, and the comedy feeds on sexual innuendo, intrigue and wit. But the laughter that the play insights has a biting edge to it an... View more info

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Highlights from Me and Juliet (Original Cast Recording, 45 RPM EP Record)

By: Bigley, Isabel; Hayes, Bill; Mark Dawson and His Chorus; Arthur Maxwell and Singers

Price: $3.00

Publisher: RCA Victor: 1953

Seller ID: 1527484


Includes original sleeve with art by Don Freeman (author of Corduroy and other children's books). Sleeve lightly rubbed. 1953 Unbound. 45 RPM EP record. Features No Other Love - Isabel Bigley, Bill Hayes; Keep It Gay - Mark Dawson and Chorus; Marriage Type Love - Arthur Maxwell and Singers; I'm Your Girl - Isabel Bigley, Bill Hayes. Me and Juliet is a musical comedy written by Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics and book). Along with Allegro and Pipe... View more info

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Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263560


First edition. Jacket spine slightly faded. 1998 Hard Cover. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human is the culmination of Harold Bloom's life's work in reading, writing about, and teaching Shakespeare. It is his passionate and convincing analysis of the way in which Shakespeare not merely represented human nature as we know it today, but actually created it: before Shakespeare, there was characterization; after Shakespeare, there was character, men and women with highly... View more info

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All the World's a Stage: Speeches, Poems and Songs from Shakespeare

By: Boux, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shepheard: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2144567


Very light edge wear to upper rear jacket. Very Good. 1994 Hard Cover. A gorgeously illustrated version of the greatest speeches and scenes from the works of Shakespeare. View more info

Mother Courage & Her Children

By: Brecht, Bertolt

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1994

Seller ID: 1294977


Light wear. 1994 Trade Paperback. 154 pp. In this chronicle of the Thirty Years War, Mother Courage follows the armies back and forth across Europe, selling provisions and liquor from her canteen wagon. One by one she loses her children to the war but will not part with her livelihood - the wagon. The Berlin production of 1949, with Helene Weigel as Mother Courage, marked the foundation of the Berliner Ensemble. Considered by many to be one of the greatest anti-war plays... View more info

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The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Auden, W.H.; Kallman, Chester

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David R. Godine: 1976

Seller ID: 2205872


A very nice copy. Minor tear to jacket base. 1976 Hard Cover. 107 pp. Brecht's operatic play produced with Hauptmann, Neher and Weill was first staged in 1930. The story is that three criminals create the city of Mahagonny. Drinking, gambling, prize-fights and similar activities are the sole occupation of the inhabitants, and money rules. Mahagonny is threatened by a hurricane at the end of Act 1, which despite much anticipation and causing much distress simply bypasses ... View more info

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The Threepenny Opera (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Vesey, Desmond; Bentley, Eric

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1993

Seller ID: 2144207


Publisher's Notes from the Archives insert laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. 155 pp. Tall 8o. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, coral ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original German with the English lyrics and a new introduction by Eric Bentley. Color lithographic frontispiece and illustrations by Jack Levine. Based on John Gay's eighteenth century Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera, first staged in 1928 at the T... View more info

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The Later English Drama (Student's Edition)

By: Brown, Calvin S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The A.S. Barnes Company: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1843396


Second edition. Rear hinge starting. 1914 Hard Cover. xix, 571 pp. Contents include; Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer; Sheridan's The Rivals; The School for Scandal; Knowles' Virginius; Bulwer-Lytton's The Lady of Lyons; Richelieu. It is the object of this book to present in convenient and accessible form what has ben done best in English drama from the time of Goldman to the present [1914]. For this purpose six plays, all of which still retain a place on the sta... View more info

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Shakespeare [William]

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins: 1963

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2263987


4th printing. Spine faded. 1963 Full-Leather. 352, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A biography of the immortal playwright and poet often simply called The Bard. View more info

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The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning (Student's Cambridge Edition)

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1895

Seller ID: 2263678


No jacket, light stain along top edge, ink name on front endpaper. 1895 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 1033 pp. Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax. Browning's ... View more info

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Evans Shakespeare Editions)

By: Bruster, Douglas; Shakespeare, William

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Wadsworth Cengage Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203676


1st printing. A fine copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. viii, 292 pp. Each volume of EVANS SHAKESPEARE is edited by a Shakespearean scholar. The pedagogy is designed to help students contextualize Renaissance drama, while providing explanatory notes to the play. Keywords: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE EVANS DOUGLAS BRUSTER MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM PLAYS THEATER THEATRE View more info

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New British Political Dramatists: Howard Brenton, David Hare, Trevor Griffiths, and David Edgar

By: Bull, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1840645


First edition. Bright copy. Very Good. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. A masterful examination of four of England's premier modern playwrights: Howard Brenton, David Edgar, Trevor Griffiths and David Hare. Keeps a strong focus on the sociopolitical context of late 20th Century Britain and how this affected drama, and vice versa. View more info

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Motley Tales and a Play (The New York Public Library Collector's Edition)

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doublday: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2197529


Near Fine. Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxix, 387 pp. This anthology provides an unusual selection of stories and a play from among the author's own favorites, including The Student and The Three Sisters. Drawing from such rare artifacts as the Moscow Art Theatre's album from its production of The Three Sisters (with Chekhov's wife in the role of Masha) and Vladimir Nabokov's handwritten lecture notes on Chekhov's oeuvre, thi... View more info

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Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays

By: Chekhov, Anton; Fen, Elisaveta

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265136


An exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 274, [6] pp. Black leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. A collection of plays by Anton Chekhov, including: The Cherry Orchard; The Sea Gull; The Three Sisters; Uncle Vanya. View more info

New Movement in Theatre

By: Cheney, Sheldon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mitchell Kennerley: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1311088


First edition. Edge wear, front endpaper corner cut. 1914 Hard Cover. Photos throughout text. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sheldon Warren Cheney (1886-1980) was an American author, born at Berkeley, California, who founded the Theatre Arts Magazine in 1916 and edited it until 1921. Sheldon Cheney believed that William Shakespeare was primarily an editor and that this thus accounted for the large body of work attributed to him. No sooner had Cheney reached this conclusion then he st... View more info

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Les Parents Terribles

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Folio: 1972

Seller ID: 2196654


Light edge wear. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. En 1923 parait aux editions Stock le premier livre de dessins de Jean Cocteau. Le poete a alors 34 ans. On y retrouve plus d une centaine d illustrations: des portraits de Raymond Radiguet, Pablo Picasso, la comtesse de Noailles, des scenes de la vie quotidienne, des souvenirs des Ballets russes, des allegories Jean Cocteau s y revele un talentueux caricaturiste, croqueur de visages et d attitudes. Commemorant le cinquantieme ... View more info

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The Way of the World: Comedy in Five Acts

By: Congreve, William; Kronenberger, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261913


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S26 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edge faded. 1959 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 108 pp. Introduction by Louis Kronenberger, illustrations by T.M. Cleland. With piercing accuracy William Congreve depicted the shallow, brittle world of society where the right artifice in manners, fashion and conversation—and money—eased the passage to success. Through sparkling, witty dialogue and brilliant characterisation—Lady... View more info

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Laughing Anne & One Day More: Two Plays

By: Conrad, Joseph; Galsworthy, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Castle: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197196


First edition. Page ridge and first few leaves foxed. 1924 Hard Cover. 127 pp., 3-page publisher ad bound in following text. 8vo. Two plays by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories, with an introduction by John Galsworthy, author of The Forsyte Saga. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION THEATRE PLAYS View more info

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Play Parade: Design For Living; Cavalcade; Private Lives; BItter Sweet; Post-Mortem; The Vortex; Hay Fever

By: Coward, Noel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City: 1947

Seller ID: 2206286


1947 printing. Jacket lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. Seven plays from a master of 20th Century theater. View more info