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Prisoners; A Tragedy
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Prisoners; A Tragedy

By Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

London: The Bodley Head, 1983 Play set in the offices of SMERSH, Stalin's Counter-Intelligence arm. July, 1945. The second part of a trilogy, with Victory Celebrations and The Love-Girl and the Innocent. Text in English. 146 pp. plus Translator's Notes.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

A Star Is Born
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A Star Is Born

By Nicol, Eric and More, Dave

Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1968 "I arrived in New York as a nobody, but I left it as a complete nonentity."- Prologue. Among several other things, the budding playwright learns to be careful with his stage directions in the script. For example: HARRY: Yes. (NODS HIS HEAD.) The actor does not like this kind of stage direction because he prefers to interpret the word "Yes" himself. 91 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Sid Barron. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Daughters of Dawn; A Lyrical Pageant or Series of Historic Scenes for Presentation with Music and Dancing
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Daughters of Dawn; A Lyrical Pageant or Series of Historic Scenes for Presentation with Music and Dancing

By Carman, Bliss / King, Mary Perry

New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913 Blue cloth on boards. Several edge chips due to careless page separation. Shows much promise as a guide to current portrayal of themes of Feminism. 118 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos By B. J. Falk. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall..

$25.00

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? A Play
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? A Play

By Albee, Edward

New York: Atheneum, 1964 Black cloth on boards. No writing. DJ is price-clipped. An American black-comedy. 242 pp.. Thirteenth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Shakespeare and the Ordinary Man
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Shakespeare and the Ordinary Man

By Murphy, Dr. George H. (M.D.)

Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1939 Blue paper boards backed in beige cloth. Dr. Murphy makes the case for reading Shakespeare. First free endpaper missing. Previous owner's name. 41 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare; With Biographical Notice and Copious Glossarial Notes
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare; With Biographical Notice and Copious Glossarial Notes

By Inglis, Robert

London: Gall and Inglis Padded red leather on boards. Previous owner's name. All edges gilt. Patterned endpapers. Covers cracked. 934 pp.. Full Leather. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Mr. Punch
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Mr. Punch

By Stead, Philip John

London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1950 Maroon cloth on boards. DJ nearly complete, with small edge chips. Inscribed to J.B. Bishop and signed. Everybody knows Punch, according to this author, who traces him from Italy to France, and finally, to England. The lighthearted text reads rapidly. Included is the libretto of Punch's Opera. 165 pp.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by A.S. Henning, et al. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Shakespeare's Comedy of As You Like It
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Shakespeare's Comedy of As You Like It

By Shakespeare, William

London: J.B. Dent & Sons, 1923 Maroon flexible leather covers with ribbon bookmark. Shakespeare's coat-of arms and motto inside front cover. Frontispiece of Shakespeare's birthplace. Preface and Glossary by Israel Gollancz. 143 pp.. Flexible Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$15.00

Costume Cavalcade; 689 Examples of Historic Costume in Colour
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Costume Cavalcade; 689 Examples of Historic Costume in Colour

By Hansen, Henny Harald

London: Eyre Methuen, 1975 Grey cloth on boards. Gilt spine titles. Previous owner's name marked out. Book purchased at Stratford-Upon-Avon (label). No other marks or damage. Nearly 700 illustrations in colour. 160 pp. with index.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Simone Martini, et al. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard the Second
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard the Second

By Rolfe, William J.

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1899 Maroon cloth on boards. Lettered in gilt. Pp. 128-133 have stains in gutters, not affecting readability. 227 pp. with index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Engravings By Hewet. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Shakespearean Tragedies Illustrated By Photographs
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Shakespearean Tragedies Illustrated By Photographs

By Shakespeare, William

London: Collins Clear Type Press Maroon pigskin grain leather on flexible board. Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and Romeo and Juliet. The previous owner's signature is Flora MacDonald, Winnipeg, July 28th, 1927. Note variance in spelling by the same previous owner as our listing 011078. Normal cover wear to ends of spine and corners. 526 pp. See our next listing for third one by this previous owner.. Full Leather on Flexible Board. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Ford Madox Brown, et al. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$15.00

The Tragedies of Shakespeare
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The Tragedies of Shakespeare

By Shakespeare, William

New York: Modern Library, 1943 Red cloth on boards. Julius Caesar (only) underlined. Initials inside back cover. Heavy book will need extra postage. 1266 pp.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

Complete Works of Voltaire; 50-1760-1
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Complete Works of Voltaire; 50-1760-1

By Voltaire

Oxford: Voltaire Foundation; Taylor Institution, 1986 White (blank) softcover. Part of the Complete Works. French and English. 542 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First (No additional printings). Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Plates of Various Pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$85.00

Oeuvres de Moliere; Two Vol. Set
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Oeuvres de Moliere; Two Vol. Set

By Moliere

Paris: Librairie De Paris Paper boards backed in maroon leather. Text in French. Bookplates from Macdonald College Library dated 1909-1910 indicate this was a prize for French. All the plays are comedies. The two books show normal cover wear. Print is rather small. Vol. I has 648 pp. Vol. II has 672 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$40.00

Romancing the Bard; Stratford at Fifty
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Romancing the Bard; Stratford at Fifty

By Hunter, Martin

Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2001 Blue paper on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. "A history of the Festival based on conversations with the people who made it happen." - Foreword. 304 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First - No Additional Printings. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Pericles The Arden Edition of the Works of Shakespeare
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Pericles The Arden Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

By Hoeniger, F.D.

London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1963 Original blue cloth on boards. Library withdrawal. A few underlines and marginal notes. Clean and easily readable. 188 pp.. Arden Edition; Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Pericles, Prince of Tyre
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre

By Maxwell, J.C. (Ed.)

Cambridge, England: University Press, Cambridge, 1956 Original brown cloth on boards. Exceptionally clean. Often attributed to Shakespeare. Detailed 30-page Introduction and Stage History by Maxwell and C.B. Young. 211 pp. with Glossary.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Frontispiece Drawing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Candida; A Mystery
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Candida; A Mystery

By Shaw, Bernard

London: Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd., 1905 Original light green cloth on boards. A drama in three acts. Bookplate of Sir James Dunn, New Brunswick native, financier, and friend of Lord Beaverbrook and Richard Bennett. 151 pp.. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

What Every Woman Knows; A Comedy
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What Every Woman Knows; A Comedy

By Barrie, J.M.

N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928 Original bright red full leather on flexible boards. Unclipped DJ lightly worn head and foot. Previous owner's name. The play premiered in 1908 with the theme "behind every good man is a good woman." 120 pp.. Full Leather on Flexible Board. Very Good/Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$15.00

Phormio (Pitt Press Series)
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Phormio (Pitt Press Series)

By Terenti, P.

London: Cambridge University Press, 1914 Original grey cloth on boards. Edited by John Sargeaunt. Preface and Introduction in English. Text in Latin. Preface, Introduction, Text, Table of Metres, Notes, Vocabulary, Index. 98 pp. plus catalog. Liberally notated and underlined. Previous owner's name.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$15.00

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