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Denison's Plays Catalog (Catalogue), 73rd Year 1876-1949.

By: N/A

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., T. S. Denison & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 2806


12mo - 19.5 x 13.5 cm.; 235 pp. Red wraps. A catalog of plays suitable for amateur performance. Everything from farcical comedies to slapstick to serious Grecian dramas. The interior is clean, binding is solid, covers are age darkened. View more info

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The Spanish Tragedy. 1592.

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Malone Society Reprints.: 1949

Seller ID: 24218


8vo - 21 x 17 cm.; xxvii - unpaginated. Light gray paper over boards with biege linen and black lettering on the spine. First published in this format in 1948, this is the second printing. Illustrated with several reproductions of the original title pages and pages of text. The book itself and the accompanying glassine jacket show slight traces of shelf wear. The large majority of the pages are unopened on the head edges and the book appears to have been used very little... View more info

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Timon.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Malone Society Reprints.: 1980

Seller ID: 24220


8vo - 21 x 16.5 cm.; xviii - [4] - 86 pp. Light coloured beige cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. First published in this format in 1978, this is the second printing. Illustrated with 4 pages of black and white reproductions of parts of the original text. The book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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The Albee Alumni: A History of the Eleven Years of the Edward F. Albee Stock Co.

By: "The Girl Behind The Pen". (Introduction by Johnson Briscoe).

Price: $360.00

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Edward F. Albee: 1912

Seller ID: 5725


4to - 26.5 x 17 cm; 197 pp. After the Introduction by the noted dramatic authority, Briscoe, there is a brief introduction by the author (The Girl Behind the Pen) followed by a yearly report of each season and lots of photos of cast members. The book concludes with the "Casts of the Plays Given by the Albee Stock Company, Seasons 1901-1911". There was a new play each week, from April thru August, at Keith's Theatre, Providence, Rhode Island, so this list is quite... View more info

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Acharnians - Knights.

By: Aristophanes. (Jeffrey Henderson, editor and translator).

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., Harvard University Press.: 1998

Seller ID: 23173


16mo - 16.5 x 10.5 cm.; viii - 408 pp. Olive green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and a gilt Loeb Classical Library device (monogram) on the front board. LCL publication #178. With a select bibliography and an index of personal names. The original Greek text is on the versos (left hand pages) with the English translation on the facing rectos (right hand pages). The book and dust jacket show a mere whisper of shelf wear and appear to have been used very li... View more info

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Accent on America.

By: Armitage, Merle

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York., E. Weyhe.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21561


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; [2] - 403 - [3] pp. Dark blue cloth with red lettering on spine and front. The text block head edge is stained red as issued though somewhat faded now. One of the limited edition of 1675 copies designed by Armitage. Signed and inscribed by Armitage on the back free end paper as follows: "For Frances - the north, east, west & south wind - bless her vitality! From her admiring friend. Merle Armitage 1973". The spine is very faded with the lette... View more info

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What Every Woman Knows.

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Musson Book Company.: 1945

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 22843


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; [6] - 137 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with black lettering on spine and front board. First published in 1918, this is the first Canadian edition. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The externals show mild shelf wear with lightly bumped corners and spine tips while the interior is clean and the binding is sound. View more info

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The Admirable Crichton.

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: London, UK., University of London Press.: 1952

Seller ID: 22845


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 142 pp. A play in four acts. Light blue cloth over boards with red lettering on spine and front board and blue decorations on front also. First published in 1914, this is the second printing of this 1951 edition. The play was first produced at the Duke of York's Theatre in London in 1902 and billed as a fantasy. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson with 12 full page black and white drawings and one small vignette on the title page. Minor wear and moderate so... View more info

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The Admirable Crichton.

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Musson Book Company.: 1945

Seller ID: 22846


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; [6] - 138 pp. A play in four acts. Beige cloth over boards with dark brown lettering on spine and front board and blue decorations on front also. First published in 1914, this is the third printing of this 1941 Canadian edition. The play was first produced at the Duke of York's Theatre in London in 1902 and billed as a fantasy. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson with 12 black and white drawings on six pages. Minor wear and mild soiling to the externals wit... View more info

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End-Game (Endgame): A Play in One Act followed by Act Without Words: A Mime for One Player.

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York, Grove Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 20748


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; [4] - 91 - [1] pp. First published by Grove Press in 1958, this is the thirty-third printing. Page [3] gives the first performances particulars of both "Fin de partie" and "Acte sans paroles" at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 1957. Both of these plays were originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett himself. Previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover, sticker stain / scar on the front cover at t... View more info

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Three Plays by Ugo Betti: The Queen and the Rebels - The Burnt Flower Bed - Summertime.

By: Betti, Ugo.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: New York., Grove Press.: [1958]

Seller ID: 22817


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 283 pp. First published by Grove in 1958, this is the seventh printing. Translated from the Italian and with a foreword by Henry Reed. Contents: 1 - "The Queen and the Rebels" (La Regina e gli Insorti). A play in four acts, 1949. 2 - "The Burnt Flower-Bed" (L'Aiuola Bruciata). A play in three acts, 1951-52. 3 - "Summertime" (Il Paese delle Vacanze). An idyll in three acts, 1937. Mild shelf wear to the covers, otherwise very ... View more info

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The Play's the Thing.

By: Blacklock, Jack.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw Hill.: 1965

Seller ID: 6629


8vo - 19 x 13 cm.; 160 pp. An introduction to the theatre and drama with a bit of history and a look at different forms with example plays for different media, Television - "Alias Mr. Pollard", Stage Comedy - "Orange Blossom", Stage Drama - "The Bishop's Candlesticks", and, of course, the Great Playwright, Shakespeare - "Merchant of Venice" and "Twelfth Night". Each section has questions to encourage discussion. Red boards with bla... View more info

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Things That Go Bump, Volume 1, Plays for Young Adults.

By: Brennan, Kit (editor)

Price: $19.80

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada., Signature Editions.: 2009

Seller ID: 30220


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 202 pp. Plays included in this volume: In This World by Hannah Moscovitch; Offensive Fouls by Jason Long; Learning the Game by Janice Salkeld; To Be Frank by Brian Drader; Binti's Journey by Marcia Johnson. ". . . five recent Canadian plays for young adult audiences. . . plays are about real and current issues. . . good writing and good scene work. An interview with the playwright follows each script, discussing the play's evolution and intent."... View more info

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Two Hands Clapping, New Plays for Two Actors.

By: Brennan, Kit (editor)

Price: $21.60

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada., Signature Editions.: 2006

Seller ID: 30221


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 327 pp. Plays: Poochwater by Mike McPhaden; The Dinner Party by Rose Cullis; 3. . .2. . .1 by Nathan Cuckow and Chris Craddock; Jane's Thumb by Kelley Jo Burke; The File by Greg Nelson; Lola Shuffles the Cards by Kit Brennan; The House Wife by Sherry White and Ruth Lawrence; Afterglow by Peter Boychuk. Recent Canadian plays of varying lengths, interviews with playwrights. Minor wear on cover, former owner's name on half-title page; binding sturdy, text... View more info

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Judas Iscariot, a Play with Prologue in Three Acts.

By: Bulwer Lutyens, David.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK., Eyre & Spottiswoode.: 1951

Seller ID: 21274


12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; vii - 91 pp. Beige wraps with dark brown lettering. The dialogue is in verse and from the back cover: ". . . themes are worked into the rhythmical texture of the verse; . . . recurrent images are used as motifs . . . and act as a symphonic synthesis of drama passed into verse and verse pased into drama". The author is a great-great grandson of Bulwer-Lytton and a grandson of Sir Edwin Lutyens. Sticker stain on the top fore corner of the fro... View more info

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Sanctity

By: Clifton, Violet

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London, Sheed and Ward.: 1934

Seller ID: 20191


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 125 pp. A play about St. Elizabeth of Hungry by Catholic convert, Violet Clifton, author of "The Book of Talbot" and wife of Talbot Clifton. Cloth-covered boards lightly soiled with some edgewear, bit of soiling on text pages, bookplate on front endpaper; binding sturdy, text pages unmarked. View more info

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Les Veritables Pretieuses Comedie.

By: De Somaize, Antoine Baudeau. (Paul Lacroix).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Geneve, Slatkine Reprints: 1968

Seller ID: 16850


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; xii, 56 pp. Text is in French. Collection Molieresque XVII. Reimpression textuelle de l'edition de Paris Jean Ribou, 1660, augmentee d'une Notice bibliographique par M. Paul Lacroix, Conservateur de la Bibliotheque de l'Arsenal. Buckram covered boards. Library markings include spine sticker, stamped text block edges, and usual add-ons on front endpapers; text pages clean and binding tight. ; Ex-Library View more info

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A Shabby Paradise, Contemporary Hungarian Theatre, 2004.

By: Fabri, Peter (editor).

Price: $25.20

Publisher: Hungarian Centre of the International Theatre Institute.: 2004

Seller ID: 30111


8vo - 23 x 20 cm.; 160 pp. This book was published as part of a year long celebration of Hungarian culture in the United Kingdom, Magyar Magic - Hungary in Focus. A collection of essays by various authors on many aspects of the theater in Hungary, such as Fringe, Childrens, Dance, Minority. Also there are essays on specific companies and theatres- Vigszinhaz, Laszlo Marton, Katona Jozsef, Gabor Zsambeki, Kaposvar, Janos Mohacsi, Gardonyi Geza, Bela Pinter, Ketakor. Minor... View more info

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Sir John Van Olden Barnavelt. (The Tragedy of . . .).

By: Fletcher, John and Philip Massinger.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Malone Society Reprints.: 1980

Seller ID: 24221


8vo - 21 x 17 cm.; xvi - [4] - 94 pp. Light coloured gray cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. First published in this format in 1979, this is the second printing. Illustrated with 4 pages of black and white reproductions of parts of the original text. The fore edge margin of the back panel of the jacket is browned and this browning has offset some onto the board. Otherwise, the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Discovery in Drama.

By: Frazier, Clifford and Anthony Meyer SJ.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Paramus, New Jersey, Paulist Press: 1969

Seller ID: 2586


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 208 pp. A teacher's guide for the use of "spontaneous drama" in educational settings with teenagers. Contains 30 scenarios. Appendix lists them according to Discovery themes - Communication, Freedom, Happiness, Love and Peace. The book has some mild wear to the externals with a clean interior and a solid binding. View more info