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Image for Shirley Temple; Little Playmate (No. 1730-A)

Shirley Temple; Little Playmate (No. 1730-A)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1936

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003891

Condition: Good Plus


Original soft cover with photo montage. First person text by eight-year-old Shirley, with several photos which include Mother, Father, Irvin Cobb, Gary Cooper, Jack Haley, and "Mary Lou", a current stand-in. Staples rusty, but no writing or other damage. All text and photos are complete and easily legible. 16 pp. including covers. View more info

Image for Shirley Temple; Through the Day (No. 1716)

Shirley Temple; Through the Day (No. 1716)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1936

Edition: Authorized Edition

Seller ID: 003893

Condition: Good Plus


Original pictorial colour card covers. Some corner wrinkles and age toning. Text takes Shirley through a "typical" day, from her home to the studio, to lunch with Mother in her own four-room bungalow, a nap, "school" with her private teacher, then home, where she waits for Daddy to get home from his work at the bank. They play croquet before dinner, and after the meal there is always a story. In the summer, older brothers George and Jack are home from... View more info

Image for The Stratford Festival 1953-1957; A Record in Pictures and Text of the Shakespearean Festival in Canada

The Stratford Festival 1953-1957; A Record in Pictures and Text of the Shakespearean Festival in Canada

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Company, Limited: 1958

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006655

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth on boards. No writing. The only blemish I see is the remains of a price tag on DJ cover (The remains might be removed with water or steam). The introduction by Herbert Whittaker is masterful as he praises and lambastes the various actors. The photographs are so stolidly staged as to appear to be carved in wax if not in stone. To this recent immigrant "from away" (I came from Ohio over 40 years ago), seeing Don Harron greet William Shatner i... View more info

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? A Play

By: Albee, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1964

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 012404

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. No writing. DJ is price-clipped. An American black-comedy. 242 pp. View more info

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Poison Gas

By: Anglin, Norman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Published 1928

Seller ID: 004705

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original yellow cloth on boards. A future-oriented play set in 1950, dealing with the prospect of Chemical Warfare. 128 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., R.F. Fenno and Co.: 1897

Seller ID: 001357

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth with two large irises on boards. No DJ. The play was first mounted in Washington, D.C., on 13 Sept., 1897, at the newly-built Lafayette Square Opera House. Two weeks later it opened on Broadway at either the Olympia Theatre Lyric or the Empire (Our sources conflict). We have identified the lead characters as Maude Adams, who played the Gypsy girl, Babbie Watt, and Robert Edeson, who played the Little Minister, Gavin Dishart, from the eight phot... View more info

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What Every Woman Knows; A Comedy

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1928

Seller ID: 007789

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Pilgrim's Progress

By: Bunyan, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press:

Seller ID: 012540

Condition: Very Good


Maroon leather on flexible board. Convenient pocket size. 328 pp. View more info

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

By: Carman, Bliss / King, Mary Perry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mitchell Kennerley: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012514

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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The Works of William Shakespeare (Seven Volume Set)

By: Clark, William George and Wright, William Aldis (Eds.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., A.W. Lovering: 1887

Seller ID: 005329

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Brown endpapers. A few lightly cracked hinges, with no further damage. No writing. Edges in red. A handy pocket size. Approx. 500 pp. each volume. View more info

Image for Every Man in His Humour; A Play Written By Ben Jonson (The Temple Dramatists)

Every Man in His Humour; A Play Written By Ben Jonson (The Temple Dramatists)

By: Dixon, W. MacNeile (Ed.)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Den & Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 004091

Condition: Good Plus


Original olive green leather or faux leather on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1897). Several small pencil notes throughout. Uncut edges. Gilt top edges. Untrimmed front and foot. 144 pp. View more info

Image for Shakespeare's Tragic Frontier; The World of His Final Tragedies

Shakespeare's Tragic Frontier; The World of His Final Tragedies

By: Farnham, Willard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006875

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth on boards. Library copy with card showing no circulation. Taints and Honors, Timon of Athens, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Notes and Index. Clean and bright. 289 pp. View more info

Image for Justice; A Tragedy in Four Acts

Justice; A Tragedy in Four Acts

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner: 1916

Edition: Tenth Impression

Seller ID: 000335

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth, gilt lettering cover and spine. No DJ. Minor clouding of upper right cover, OW without blemish. A drama written in 1910. The central character, William Falder, forges a check in order to secure funds to free the woman he loves from her husband's cruelty. He serves out a three years' sentence with good resolution, but his subsequent struggle to live down his past ends in tragedy. - Reader's Encyclopedia. 109 pp. View more info

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The Pigeon; A Fantasy in Three Acts

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1915

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 002632

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth with bright gilt lettering on boards. Thanks to Emma Goldman's critique in The Social Significance of the Modern Drama, I have discovered a critically important play. After punching it up on Google, I spent several minutes questioning my own attitudes toward poverty and panhandlers. Perhaps it will do the same for you - or a miserly friend. This book is perfectly clean and sound, and would make a thought-provoking gift to any thinking person... View more info

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Goethes Dramatische Dichtungen (Band I,II, and III)

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Im Inselverlag: 1914

Seller ID: 003600

Condition: Good


Original full red leather on flexible card covers. Band I leather cover has been re-glued to card cover. Band I is Faust (573 pp.) . Band II shows wrinkling due to dampness. Band II is several titles written from 1765 to1775 (904 pp.) . Band III shows wrinkling due to dampness. Band III is several titles written from 1786 to 1805, including Iphigenie, Egmont, and Rinaldo (1118 pp.). Text in German. Thin pages and fragile covers. View more info

Image for Men and Masks; A Study of Moliere

Men and Masks; A Study of Moliere

By: Gossman, Lionel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, John Hopkins Press: 1963

Seller ID: 007655

Condition: Very Good


Original pink cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. DJ verso lightly wrinkled. Amphitryon, Dom Juan, Le Misanthrope, Le Tartuffe, George Dandin, Moliere in His Own Time, After Moliere, Index. 310 pp. View more info

Image for A Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the Restoration; Vol. I, Stationers' Records, Plays to 1616, Nos. 1-349

A Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the Restoration; Vol. I, Stationers' Records, Plays to 1616, Nos. 1-349

By: Greg, W.W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, The Bibliographical Society: 1939

Seller ID: 005778

Condition: Very Good


Original brown paper boards backed in beige cloth. Illustrated Monographs issued by The Bibliographic Society No. XXIV (1). No writing or damage. Order of plays, Provisional memoranda, Additions, Corrections, Index of Plays, Records of the Stationers' Company, List of plays to 1616, and many plates. 349 pp. plus 63 pp. of plates. Heavy book needs extra postage. View more info

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

Costume Cavalcade; 689 Examples of Historic Costume in Colour

By: Hansen, Henny Harald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011584

ISBN: 0-413-28800-5

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth, and Characters of Shakespear's Plays

Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth, and Characters of Shakespear's Plays

By: Hazlitt, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy: 1870

Seller ID: 006087

Condition: Fair


Original green blindstamped cloth on boards. Backstrip separated, but present. Hinges badly cracked and delicate. The preface ("advertisement") states that little is said here of Spenser and Shakespeare because "I had treated them separately in former publications." 247 pp. View more info

Image for Pericles The Arden Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

Pericles The Arden Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

By: Hoeniger, F.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1963

Edition: Arden Edition; Reprint

Seller ID: 008632

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Library withdrawal. A few underlines and marginal notes. Clean and easily readable. 188 pp. View more info