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THE COAST OF UTOPIA 3 Vols., Complete

By Stoppard, Tom

London: Faber and Faber, [ 2002 ]. First British edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. London: Faber and Faber, [ 2002 ]. 3 vols. First British edition. 114; 106; 119 pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Black paper covered boards. Without noticeable flaw in like dust jackets. Accompanied by three copies of what seems to be the same theater program. Very good+/Very good+. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply)

$175.00

THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF RICHARD BROME CONTAINING FIFTEEN COMEDIES NOW FIRST COLLECTED IN THREE VOLUMES [ with bookplate of Joseph Jefferson ]

By Brome, Richard

London: John Pearson,, 1873. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. London: John Pearson,, 1873. 3 vols. variously paginated pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown 3/4 morocco over paper covered boards. Top edges gilt. Covers lightly scuffed and worn, else tight and clean. With bookplate of famous American actor, Joseph Jefferson, on front pastedown of volume one. Very good/No jacket issued. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$750.00

THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF PHILIP MASSINGER, COMPLEAT IN FOUR VOLUMES...

By Massinger, Philip

London: Henry Dell, 1759. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. London: Henry Dell, 1759. 4 vols. Various paginations pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Dark brown calf, rebacked in morocco; spines blind-tooled in compartments with a read lettering label. Old transfer browning around edges of title-pages, else a tight and quite clean set. A very handsome set. Very good/No jacket issued. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$250.00

LIFE OF AN ACTOR

By Egan, Pierce

London: Pickering and Chatto, 1892. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Theodore Lane. London: Pickering and Chatto, 1892. 27 full color etchings. Illustrated by Theodore Lane. 257 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth. Top edge gilt; spine and front board stamped in gilt. Head, heel and corner bumped; spine toned; boards lightly soiled; former bookseller small label to front pastedown; interior slightly shaken, but still sound. Still, a nice example. Very good/No jacket issued.

$150.00

BROADWAY PORTRAITS

By Marx, Samuel

New York: Donald Flamm, Inc, [ 1929 ]. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/No dust jacket. New York: Donald Flamm, Inc, [ 1929 ]. First edition. Illustrated with caricatures Alex Gard and others. 63 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth with a large illustrated paper label on the front cover. A beautiful copy. Near fine/No dust jacket.

$125.00

SIROP-AU-CUL. OU LÕHEUREUSE DILIVRANCE TRAGEDIE GEROI MERDIFIQUE

By [ Grandval, Charles Francois Racot de ]

N.p.: Au Temple du Gout, [ c. 1750 ]. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. N.p.: Au Temple du Gout, [ c. 1750 ]. Comedien engraved title-page. 48 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards. A very nice copy of this outrageously scatological three act play. Very good+/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$400.00

OLD ENGLISH DRAMA. A SELECTION OF PLAYS FROM THE OLD ENGLISH DRAMATISTS. 2 VOLS.

By Chapman, George, James Shirley, Thomas Heywood, Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Nash, et al

London: Hurst, Robinson, and Co, 1825. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Vol. 1: The Second MaidenÕs Tragedy; A Pleasant Conceited Comedy; The Ball; The Rape of Lucrece; Vol. 2: LoveÕs Mistress, or the QueenÕs Masque; Albertus Wallenstein; Dido, Queen of Carthage; The LadyÕs Privilege. London: Hurst, Robinson, and Co, 1825. 2 vols. Various paginations pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Brown quarter sheep over paper-covered boards. Heads and heels of spines chipped and worn; board edges and corners worn through; diagonal crease in upper fore-corner of vol. 1; both volumes cracked after front endpaper; vol. 2 lacks frontis; frontis of vol. 1 and title-pages of both volumes moderately foxed. Quite good withal. Very good/No jacket issued. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$250.00

DRAMATIC WORKS

By Mitford, Mary Russell

London: Hurst and Blackett, 1854. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1854. 2 vols. First edition. A frontispiece in each volume, plus one engraving in volume one. xxxiv, 331, 23 ads, 16 ads; 412 pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Maroon cloth, both volumes professionally rebacked with original spines laid down. Covers faded and worn; new endpapers; light browning and foxing to frontispieces and title-pages, else a clean, tight set. Very good/No jacket issued. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$250.00

MYSTERIOUS MOTHER. A TRAGEDY

By Walpole, Horace

London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1781. Second edition, preceded by the 1768 edition of 50 copies. Hardcover. Good+/No dust jacket. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1781. Second edition, preceded by the 1768 edition of 50 copies. 88 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Full calf, rebacked with calf spine and morocco labeled onlay. Gilt rules and title, endpapers marbled. . Extremities worn, corners rubbed, generally nicked and stained. Two armorial bookplates, hinges reinforced with cloth tape, front fly-leaves with extensive, penciled notes. Else tight and clean. Good+/No dust jacket. A play about incest for which, Walpole offers a most humble apology in presenting it to the public - Ôhe is sensible that the subject is disgusting, and by no means compensated by the executionÕ - and offers the printing only as a means to thwart the circulation of several pirated editions. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$600.00

SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE, THE

By Wagner, Jane

New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First edition. Signed by Jane Wagner and Lily Tomlin. Numerous b/w photographs. 223 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Light green cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt decorative device to front board. Lightly bumped at head and heel; else, no other noticeable damage or flaws; interior tight, clean and bright; a very nice copy in like dustjacket. Very good+/Very good+.

$25.00

JOCELYN HERBERT

By Herbert, Jocelyn

London: Art Books IntÕl, [ 1993 ]. First British edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. London: Art Books IntÕl, [ 1993 ]. First British edition. Copious b/w and color illustrations. 240 pp. Hardcover. Folio. Black paper covered boards. A nice copy in like dust wrapper. Very good+/Very good. (Oversized - extra shipping charges apply)

$40.00

PEOPLE WHO LED TO MY PLAYS

By Kennedy, Adrienne

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good.

$65.00

NEW THEATRE, NEW YORK

By [No author stated] The New Theatre

New York: The De Vinne Press, 1909. Softcover. Very good/No dust jacket.

$30.00

ARTIST, THE: A DRAMA WITHOUT WORDS

By Mencken, Henry L

Boston: John W. Luce & Company, 1912. FIRST EDITION, THIRD PRINTING. Hardcover. Very good-/No dust jacket. Boston: John W. Luce & Company, 1912. FIRST EDITION, THIRD PRINTING. 33 pp. Hardcover. 16mo. Taupe paper covered boards. Head and heel chipped; extremities bumped and lightly chipped at top and bottom; large open tear to front board at bottom; small closed tear to rear board at bottom corner. Interior very clean. Very good-/No dust jacket.

$68.00

PLAYGROUND,THE

By Broughton, James

San Francisco, CA: Centaur Press, 1949. One of an edition limited to 1000 copies, designed and signed by Kermit Sheets. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. San Francisco, CA: Centaur Press, 1949. One of an edition limited to 1000 copies, designed and signed by Kermit Sheets. Signed by book designer, Kermit Sheets, signed and inscribed by the author, and signed and inscribed, with an ink drawing by Zev. Several monotone illustrations by Zev. Unpaginated. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown paper covered boards. Spine sunned, else very good. Very good/No dust jacket.

$60.00

TWO COMEDIES BY...: MADAM FICKLE; OR, THE WITTY FALSE ONE & A FOND HUSBAND; OR, THE PLOTTING SISTERS

By DÕUrfey, Thomas

Crandbury, NJ: Assoc. U. P, 1976 . Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. Crandbury, NJ: Assoc. U. P, ( 1976 ). 301 pp. Hardcover. 8vo size. Light blue cloth. A clean, tight copy in a very lightly soiled and worn dust jacket. Very good+/Very good.

$48.00

BUHNENBILD, DAS

By Schubert, Ottmar

Munchen: Georg D. W. Callwey, 1955. Hardcover. Very good/Good+. Geschichte, Gestalt, Technik. Munchen: Georg D. W. Callwey, (1955). Numerous b/w photographs and illustrations. 368 pp. Text in German. Hardcover. Square 4to size. White cloth stamped in duotone. Heel bumped; text lightly toned. Else, a very solid copy in chipped and torn dustjacket. Very good/Good+.

$48.00

THEATRE DE LA MODE

By Charles-Roux, Charles, et al

New York: Rizzoli, 1991. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. New York: Rizzoli, 1991. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Numerous b/w and color photographs and illustrations. 190 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Black cloth. A nice, clean copy in like dustjacket. Very good+/Very good+. (Oversized - extra shipping charges apply)

$140.00

REVOLUTIONS IN STAGE DESIGN OF THE XXTH CENTURY

By Bablet, Denis

Paris / New York: Leon Amiel, 1977. Hardcover. Very good/Very good-. Paris / New York: Leon Amiel, 1977. Numerous b/w and color photographs and illustrations, including two original, color lithographs by Miro. 385 pp. Hardcover. Folio size. Black cloth. Covers a little soiled along edges, else quite good in edge-worn d.j. Very good/Very good-. (Oversized - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$350.00

SIR GEORGE ETHEREGE

By Mann, David D

Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co., 1981. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co., 1981. 135 pp. Hardcover. 8vo size. Burgundy cloth. Spine very slightly faded, else a nice, crisp, clean copy. Very good+/No jacket issued.

$150.00

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