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The Congresswomen (Ecclesiazusae)

By Aristophanes

Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Corners bumped. Jacket price-clipped, . sunned at the spine and chipped.. 1967. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. Black and white illustrations and glossary. This Aristophanes comedy was translated by Douglas Parker and illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon. Part of the publisher's Complete Greek Comedy series, edited by William Arrowsmith. ; 101 pages .

$10.00

The Walking Dead:  The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide
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The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide

By Wilson, Lauren

San Rafael, CA: Insight Editions. Near Fine. 2017. First Edition. Hardcover. 9781683830788 . Pictorial boards. No dust jacket as issued. Combination fan guide to the Walking Dead zombie series and a post-apocalyptic survival cookbook. Many color photos. ; 144 pages .

$17.00

Kempes Nine Daies Wonder, Performed in a Journey from London to Norwich
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Kempes Nine Daies Wonder, Performed in a Journey from London to Norwich

By Goldsmid, Edmund (editor) ; Kempe, William

Edinburgh: Private Printing. Very Good; Vellum cover is cracked, foxed, brittle, and chipped. Page tops . dust-stained.. 1884. Softcover. Many leaves uncut. Softcover with printed vellum cover. Title page woodcut vignette. A facsimile reprint of this 1600 manuscript by traveling actor William Kempe, who appeared in some of Shakespeare's plays. Title page and half-title printed in red and black. vii, 42 pp. ; Collectanea Adamantaea; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$25.00

The Face of Violence:  An Essay with a Play
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The Face of Violence: An Essay with a Play

By Bronowski, J.

London: Turnstile Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lightly rubbed and chipping to jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Bronowski's award-winning radio play was first broadcast by the BBC in March 1950. His elonquent, longish essay precedes the play, both of which reflect on the banal face of evil. Red cloth binding with title stamped in gilt on spine. ; 128 pages .

$30.00

American Vaudeville As Ritual
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American Vaudeville As Ritual

By McLean, Albert F. , Jr.

University of Kentucky Press. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings.. 1965. Hardcover. Yellow cloth binding. xvii, 250 pp, index, notes. Many photos. ; Ex-Library .

$13.00

Thomas William Robertson:  His Plays and Stagecraft
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Thomas William Robertson: His Plays and Stagecraft

By Savin, Maynard

Providence, RI: Brown University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly toned.. 1950. First Printing. Hardcover. ix, 146 pages. Black and white photos, appendices, bibliography. A scholarly study of this innovative English dramatist whose work spanned the middle part of the 1800s and was an inspiration for George Bernard Shaw, among others. ; Brown University Studies; Vol. 13 .

$45.00

The Vagina Monologues
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The Vagina Monologues

By Ensler, Eve

NY: Villard Books. Very Good. 1998. Later Printing. Softcover. 0375750525 . Softcover with French Flaps. Foreword by Gloria Steinem. xxv, 118 pp. Two things distinguish this copy of Enslers witty, poignant, and illuminating play about womens bodies: 1) the exuberant gift inscription from two women to Janice, a woman who celebrates her vagina. , and 2) a laid-in promotional postcard from the Westside Theatre in New York City signed on the recto by actress Claire Danes, who starred for awhile in The Vagina Monologues in 2000.; Signed by Notable Personage, Related .

$30.00

Our Puppet Show:  From a Dramatist\'s Workshop
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Our Puppet Show: From a Dramatist's Workshop

By De Croisset, Francis; Maugham, W. Somerset

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and lightly tattered.. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Orange cloth with printed paper spine label. Foreword by W. Somerset Maugham. xxv, 179 pp.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$17.00

Actress
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Actress

By Mitchell, Yvonne

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good with no dust jacket; Head of spine chipped, spine cocked.. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Red boards with title stamped in silver on spine. Photos. Autobiography by British actress Yvonne Mitchell. Actress/director Ella Gerber's copy with her signature penciled on front free endpaper, along with a red stamp "Donated by Ella Gerber". ; 111 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated .

$30.00

John Huston\'s the Maltese Falcon
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John Huston's the Maltese Falcon

By Anobile, Richard J. (editor)

NY: Avon. Very Good; Covers lightly worn.. 1974. Softcover. Many film stills. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages .

$15.00

The Little Minister
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The Little Minister

By Barrie, J. M.

[Albany, NY]: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine sunned, foxing to . endpapers.. N.D.. Hardcover. Decorative green cloth boards with gilt design of intertwined thistles stamped in gilt on front boards. Frontispiece photo of actress Maude Adams from her role in the stage adaptation of this novel. Circa 1910. Other black and white illustrations. Top edges gilt. ; 454 pages .

$20.00

From Art to Theatre:  Form and Convention in the Renaissance
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From Art to Theatre: Form and Convention in the Renaissance

By Kernodle, George R.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket tattered and chipped.. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. ix, 255 pp, index, illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$20.00

The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes:  A Fantasy in One Act
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The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes: A Fantasy in One Act

By Gillette, William

Chicago: Ben Abramson. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, paper label on front boards . stained.. 1955. Hardcover. A lost play by the British actor who famously played Sherlock Holmes many times on the stage. Orange cloth with red cloth spine and stained printed label on front boards. Introduction by Vincent Starrett; 25 pages .

$25.00

The Rhesus of Euripides
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The Rhesus of Euripides

By Euripides; Murray, Gilbert (translator)

London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned.. 1924. Later Printing. Hardcover. Translated into English rhyming verse with explanatory notes by Gilbert Murray. Inscribed by Gilbert and Mary Murray on front free endpaper. Dark green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xii, 67 pp, plus two pages of publisher's ads. Frontispiece illustration.; Signed by Editor .

$20.00

Anatomy of a Motion Picture
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Anatomy of a Motion Picture

By Griffith, Richard

NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, pages lightly toned at . margins.. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Photographs by Gjon Mili and Al St. Hilaire. Striking color pictorial boards. Preface by Robert Traver. A look at 20th century movie-making documented by on- and off-stage photographs of the filming of Traver’s novel “Anatomy of a Murder”, as directed by Otto Preminger. Many shots of actors Lee Remick, George C. Scott, and Jimmy Stewart. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 119 pages .

$30.00

A Pictorial History of the American Theatre 1900-1951
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A Pictorial History of the American Theatre 1900-1951

By Blum, Daniel

NY: Greenberg Publisher. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, jacket lightly . tattered.. 1951. Second Edition. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth binding. Over 3500 pictures illustrating actors and sets of the American theatre in the first half of the 20th century. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$20.00

The Chinese Puppet Theatre
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The Chinese Puppet Theatre

By Obraztsov, Sergei

London: Faber and Faber. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and missing top right . corner from front panel.. 1961. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Translated from the Russian by J. T. MacDermott. Yellow cloth with title stamped in black on spine. 37 black and white photos. Discusses ancient art of Chinese puppetry, various types of puppet booths, types of puppets, shadow puppets, and puppet theatre in Communist China. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pages .

$25.00

The Ships of Star Trek
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The Ships of Star Trek

By Van Hise, James

Simon & Schuster. Very Good; Covers slightly scuffed.. 1988. First Printing. Softcover. 1556981724 . Unpaginated. Many black and white photos. Star Trek fanatic's guide to the Starship Enterprise, Shuttle Galileo and Romulan Bird of Prey. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

The Comedy of a Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare:   Specially Decorated Throughout for Children and with an Introduction by  Mrs. Herbert Railton
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The Comedy of a Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare: Specially Decorated Throughout for Children and with an Introduction by Mrs. Herbert Railton

By Shakespeare, William

London: Freemantle & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, soiled, and worn, contemporary . gift inscription on half-title, preliminary leaves toned.. 1901. Hardcover. Slate blue decorated cloth with design of fairy perched on a mushroom in brown and gilt on front boards. Ethereal line illustrations throughout by Fanny Railton. Top edges gilt. xv, 126 pp. Quite a nice illustrated edition of one of the Bards most delightful plays. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Eccentricities of Genius:  Memories of Famous Men and Women of the  Platform and Stage
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Eccentricities of Genius: Memories of Famous Men and Women of the Platform and Stage

By Pond, Major J. B.

NY: G. W. Dillingham Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name penciled on front . free endpaper, front hinge cracked, foxing to front and rear endpapers.. 1900. Hardcover. Green cloth stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece photo and facsimile signature of the author and many other photo portraits of the nearly 100 orators and performers profiled in this book. xxvi, 564 pp. Chapters entitled: Orators; Pulpit Orators; Humorists; Women Lecturers and Singers; Explorers, Travellers, and War Correspondents; Actors and Dramatic Critics; Literary Lecturers; Miscellaneous; Author Readers and Lecturers; and, General Survey of the Lyceum Field. Includes profiles of Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Ernest Thompson Seton, Booker T. Washington, Thomas Nast, P. T. Barnum, Rudyard Kipling, Walt Whitman, Arthur Conan Doyle, and many others. .

$50.00

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