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The Burial At Thebes:  Sophocles\' Antigone
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The Burial At Thebes: Sophocles' Antigone

By Sophocles; Heaney, Seamus

London: Faber and Faber. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0571223613 . The late Nobel Laureates fresh translation of this ancient Greek tragedy. ; 56 pages .

$15.00

Jacinto Benavente
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Jacinto Benavente

By Starkie, Walter

London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly sunned and rubbed.. 1924. Hardcover. Blue cloth with printed paper spine label. A biography of the Spanish dramatist and Nobel Laureate in Literature. 218pp, bibliography, list of Benavente's plays. .

$20.00

The Truth At Last
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The Truth At Last

By Hawtrey, Charles; Maugham, W. Somerset

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, bookseller label on front . free endpaper.. 1924. First American Edition. Hardcover. Edited and with an introduction by W. Somerset Maugham. Black cloth binding with titles in gilt on front boards and spine. vii, 331pp, index. Photograph portrait frontispiece and many other photos depicting the British stage actor in various roles, including a 1907 Vaudeville Theatre production with Billie Glinda the Good Witch Burke. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Strolling Players and Drama in the Provinces, 1660-1765
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Strolling Players and Drama in the Provinces, 1660-1765

By Rosenfeld, Sybil

Cambridge, England: The University Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, spine cocked, foxing to edges, . and first and last several leaves.. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Light blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. viii, 334 pp, index, illustrations. Handsome theatre-themed bookplate (Phil Lines) on front pastedown. Actor Gabriel Toynes copy with gift inscription above bookplate on front pastedown from your friends of the West Riding Theatre, Huddersfield, Dec. 5th 1946. Signatures of 67 actors and theatre people on next three pages, including Michael Acton Bond, John Brooking, Audrey Hesketh, Ninka Dolega, Diana Beaumont (Toynes wife) , Audrey OFlynn, Richard Burbage, and Richard Foat. .

$70.00

The Dean of St. Patrick\'s:  A Play in Four Acts
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The Dean of St. Patrick's: A Play in Four Acts

By Bell, Mrs. Hugh

London: Edward Arnold. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly soiled and rubbed.. 1903. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth. Many pages unopened. 32 pages of publisher's ads at rear. ; 95 pages .

$20.00

His Majesty\'s Pleasure:  A Romantic Comedy in Three Acts
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His Majesty's Pleasure: A Romantic Comedy in Three Acts

By O'Riordan, Conal

London: Ernest Benn Limited. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped at spine, boards rubbed.. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume 20 in the Contemporary British Dramatists series. Blue boards with printed paper labels on spine and front boards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages .

$25.00

Soldiers of Fortune (Play-Goers’ Edition)
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Soldiers of Fortune (Play-Goers’ Edition)

By Davis, Richard Harding; Thomas, Augustus

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, front hinge cracked, owner . signature on front free endpaper, stain at center fore-edge of last . two-thirds of text block.. 1902. Hardcover. Novel by Richard Harding Davis, dramatized by Augustus Thomas. Navy decorative cloth with black and white photo reproduction on front cover. 18 photo reproductions showing stage actors in various scenes from the stage production of Davis’ novel about an mercenary and mining engineer who is embroiled in a coup set in the fictional South American country of Olancho. This copy has an extra printed front free endpaper stating “Souvenir of the one hundred-fiftieth performance in New York City at the Savoy Theatre, Friday, Oct. 3d, 1902, Mr. Robert Edeson in Richard Harding Davis’s Soldiers of Fortune. Stage Version, Augustus Thomas. Management, Henry B. Harris. ” ; 364 pages .

$50.00

The Congresswomen (Ecclesiazusae)
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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 .

$15.00

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

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