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THEATER, DRAMA AND PLAYS From Commonwealth Books


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THE WORKS OF HENRIK IBSEN

By Ibsen, Henrik. Various translators

Willey Book Company, 1912. Hardcover. 8vo. Half navy morocco over navy cloth-covered boards. Five raised bands with gilt fillets, gilt tiles and compartment decorations. 6 volumes, variously paginated. Top edge gilt. Corners bumped, spines sun faded to natural brown, bands lightly scuffed. Light tanning to edges of free endpapers in some volumes. Very good overall. Still an attractive set. (1912)

$900.00

PLAYS WRITTEN BY SIR JOHN VANBRUGH IN TWO VOLUMES

By Vanbrugh, Sir John

J. Rivington, et alia, 1776. Hardcover. 8vo. Quarter leather. Two volume set, volume one 372pp; volume two, 340pp. plus 3pp. epilogue and songs and 4pp. of publisher advertisements. Recently rebound in light brown quarter morocco over tan cloth boards, five raised bands, titles, rules, devices gilt, all edges marbled, new endpapers. Pages very slightly toned at edges, some occasional light foxing, else very good in a fine binding.

$275.00

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF THOMAS SHADWELL

By Shadwell, Thomas. Edited by Montague Summers

The Fortune Press, 1927. Hardcover. Five volume set. Number 78 of 90 sets printed on Kelmscott unbleached hand-made paper. Small 4to. Blue cloth. cclxiv, 313; 403; 415; 441; 462 pp. Different illustrated frontispiece in each volume. All volumes have light rubbing to all extremities and light soiling to top edge of leaves unless noted otherwise. Volume I has a 4" white scratch mark on the rear board parallel to spine from top edge, rubbing to bottom edge of boards, bumped corners, and offsetting to front endpapers. Volume II has small bump at heel of spine, and bumped upper corners. Volume III has bumped board corners, slight bump to lower edge of front board. Volume IV has slight bump to heel of spine and bumped upper corners. Volume V has rubbing to front hinge, bump to heel of spine, and bumped corners. Overall very good minus.

$450.00

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SIR JOHN VANBRUGH

By Vanbrugh, Sir John. Plays edited by Bonamy Dobree, letters edited by Geoffrey Webb

Nonesuch Press, 1927. Hardcover. Edition limited to 1,300 copies. 4to. Cloth-backed paper-covered boards. Four volumes, xliv + 239; 257; 290; 284. Spines sun-tanned, superficial rubbing to extremities. Previous owner's name pencilled on front free endpapers. Very good.

$350.00