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Three Comedies (Includes Vittorio Alfieri--Three Tragedies; Publisher series: Literature of Italy.)

by Goldoni, Carlo (Includes Vittorio Alfieri: Three Tragedies.)

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National Alumni 1907, edition de luxe. (Hardcover) 372pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Black leather decoratively stamped in gilt, being a facsimile of the original on exhibition among the treasures of the Vatican. Cloth reinforced inner hinges, top edge gilt, color portrait frontispiece, illustrations. The spine is sunned, lightly edgeworn. Includes Vittorio Alfieri (Three… Read more
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image of Oresteia (Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time.)

Oresteia (Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time.)

by Aeschylus (Illustrations by Don Bolognese; Elaine Raphael.)

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library 1980, a limited edition. (Hardcover) 186pp. Fine. Issued without dust jacket. Red leather with gilt decoration and raised spine bands. All edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon page marker, illustrations. Illustrations by Don Bolognese & Elaine Raphael. Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Translated by Richmond Lattimore.… Read more
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The Dark is Light Enough; A Winter Comedy

by Fry, Christopher

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London: Oxford University Press 1954, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 103pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Lightly edgeworn. Locale: Hungary. (Drama, Drama).
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A Sleep of Prisoners. A Play

by Fry, Christopher

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London: Oxford University Press 1951, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 51pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. The dust jacket spine is lightly faded. (Drama, Drama).
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Kabuki Plays on Stage; Villainy and Vengeance, 1773-1799 Volume 2

by Brandon, James R. (With Samuel L. Leiter.)

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9780824824136
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Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press [0-8248-2413-X] 2002, 1st printing. (4to) 413pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations and photographs, glossary, index. The top front edge and bottom front corner are bumped. Second volume in a series of four. Time Period 18th Century. Vol. 2 Villainy… Read more
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Oscar Wilde; Stories; Plays and Poems; Essays and Letters (3 Vols)

by Wilde, Oscar (Edited with introduction by Merlin Holland; Illustrations by Ian Archie Beck.)

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London: Folio Society 2003, 5th printing. (Hardcover in slipcase) Near fine. Three volumes in burgundy cloth in near fine decorated burgundy slipcase. Color illustrated frontispieces, illustrations, photographs, biographical table, bibliography. "The last major change from previous collections has been to include sixty of Wilde's letters. For much the same reasons that I wanted to include… Read more
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New York: George Braziller 1955. (Hardcover) 128pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. "The Face of Violence is the title of Dr. Bronowski's radio play which was awarded the Italia Prize in 1951. Written in free and urgently rhythmic verse, it deals with the journey of an imaginary ex-serviceman who cannot forget… Read more
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New York: Brentano's 1911. (Hardcover) 333pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Green cloth with paper title pasted to the spine. Photographic frontispiece. A previous owner's name and blind stamp on the front free endpaper. "After the death of Ibsen, Brieux confronted Europe as the most important dramatist west of Russia. In that kind of… Read more
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Prince of Players; Edwin Booth

by Ruggles, Eleanor (Biography of Edwin Booth.)

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co. 1953. (Hardcover) 401pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. Frontispiece, photographs, illustrations, notes, index. The spine is lightly faded and worn at the bottom edge. "Edwin Booth made two recordings in 1890, but for some time I was… Read more
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image of The Plays of Anton Chekhov (Includes Bear; Cherry Orchard; Dangers of Tobacco; Festivities; Reluctant Tragic Hero; Seagull; Swan Song; Three Sisters; Uncle Vanya; Wedding Reception.)

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers [0-06-018705-0] 1997, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 387pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Notes. "Paul Schmidt's new translations of the Cherry Orchard, Three Sisters, the Seagull, Uncle Vanya, and other plays bring Chekhov up to date. Schmidt restores the vitality and humor that are lost in most academic translations and makes… Read more
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image of The Annotated Shakespeare; Three Volumes in One; The Comedies; The Histories, Sonnets and Other Poems; The Tragedies and Romances (Includes Comedies; Histories, Sonnets and Other Poems; Tragedies and Romances.)

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New York: Greenwich House 0-517-436035 [0-517-436035] 1984. (4to) 2461pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Light edgewear to the covers and spine, and the dust jacket is rubbed on the back panel with a tiny closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel. "In… Read more
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The Yale Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William (Edited by Tucker Brooke; Wilbur L. Cross.)

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9781566191043
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New York: Barnes & Noble Books [1-56619-104-1] 1993. (4to) 1517pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Notes. Gentle edgewear to the top and bottom of the spine and a previous owner's blind stamp on the half-title page. "The Yale Shakespeare is the only one-volume edition of Shakespeare's complete works designed for… Read more
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Yeats and the Theatre (Series: Yeats Studies Series.)

by O'Driscoll, Robert (editors) (With Lorna Reynolds.)

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9780770512286
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Niagara Falls: Maclean-Hunter Press [0-7705-1228-3] 1975. (Hardcover) 288pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated frontispiece, notes, illustrations, appendices. The endpapers are lightly toned and the dust jacket has light edgewear and a small scratch on the spine. "Yeats and the Theatre is the first volume of Yeats Studies Series, which… Read more
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Boris Godounov

by Pushkin, Alexander (Illustrations by Boris Zvorykin.)

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9780713915419
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London: Allen Lane [0-713-91541-2] 1982. (4to) 111pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Color illustrations. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "Boris Godounov concerns one of the most curious episodes in Russian history, which was also the subject of Moussorgsky's opera, later revised by Rimsky-Korsakov. The Alfred Hayes translation is accompanied by five-color illustrations… Read more
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The Oxford Companion to the Theatre

by Hartnoll, Phyllis (editor)

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London: Oxford University Press 1951. (Hardcover) 888pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Grey-blue cloth with gilt lettering and crested spine. Top edge stained blue, contributor's index, bibliography. The spine is lightly edgeworn at the top and bottom, the dust jacket is soiled along the spine and chipped at the top and bottom of… Read more
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Farces, Italian Style

by Rolfe, Bari (Adapted by Bari Rolfe.)

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9780932456021
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Oakland: Personabooks 0932456-02-2 [0932456-02-2] 1981, 2nd printing. (4to paperback) 86pp. Very good. Photographs. The spine is faded, there is a previous bookseller's sticker on the front cover, and pages 19-23 are a bit soiled. "The scarcity of commedia dell'arte plays in English is surprising when one recalls that commedia flourished for as long as… Read more
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The Compass

by Coleman, Janet

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9780394525457
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [0-394-52545-0] 1990. (Hardcover) 347pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. "In 1955, a handful of brainy, stage-hungry students came together in a South Side Chicago bar to perform in a unique workshop they named the Compass. They were stimulated by the special qualityof… Read more
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Circus; A World History

by Croft-Cooke, Rupert (Also writes as Leo Bruce)

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New York: MacMillan Publishing Co. 1977. (4to) 192pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. The spine and covers are faded and the endpapers are lightly dampstained at the bottom edge. "The circus as we know it today owes its origins to Philip Astley, a… Read more
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New York: Facts on File [0-8160-1805-7] 1990. (4to) 742pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographs, suggested reading, appendix. The spine is lightly edgeworn and the dust jacket back panel is faded at the top and spine. "Shakespeare A to Z is the only single-volume reference to virtually everything one needs to know… Read more
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Stage Makeup

by Corson, Richard

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9780138405120
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Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall [0-13-840512-3] 1981, 6th edition. (4to) 420pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, appendices, color photographs and diagrams, tables, index. The spine is lightly edgeworn at the top and bottom and the bottom corners are bumped and worn. "This new edition of STAGE MAKEUP has been extensively… Read more
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