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Salome; A Tragedy in One Act

By Oscar Wilde; translated by Lord Alfred Douglas, introduction by Holbrook Jackson, illustrated by Valenti Angelo

Norwalk, Connecticut: Heritage Press, 1945. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine / Fair. Includes 'Sandglass' booklet. Translated from the French. Small quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 51 pages, decorative black cloth, slipcased. This is a near fine, clean, likely unread hardcover with light shelf wear, but slight color fading to the spine cloth; hinges and binding tight, colorful and lovely paper clean throughout. In fair, clean, edgeworn slipcase with splitting at the edges.

$8.50

The Caretaker, and The Dumb Waiter: Two Plays (Evergreen Original E-299)

By Harold Pinter

New York, New York: Grove Press/ Evergreen, 1961. Paperback--trade. Very Good. Octavo, 8 " tall, 121 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat large formate paperback with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper.

$4.50

S. Hurok presents The Ballet Theatre; Coast to Coast Tour 1942 - 1943 (program)

By Sol Hurok (general manager), Antal Dorati (musical Director)

New York, New York: Program Publications, 1942. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 12" tall, wire saddle stitch, unpaginated (approximately 52 pages + 6), heavy coated paper stock, stiff white illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, original program with minor wear and rubbing at the spine. Along with full page black and white photographs of, Alicia Markova, Irina Baronova, Anton Dolin, Yura Skibine, Nora Kaye and many others, there is an insert for Vera Zorina, Andre Eglevsky, and Leonide Massine. Color presentations of work by Marc Chagall for "Aleko" and a scene from "Bluebeard", as well as other material.

$45.00

Oliver Cromwell; a play / Robert Burns; a play (two original volumes sold together)

By John Drinkwater

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1921 / 1925. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Very Good/Good. 2 individual vols. 1: Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 96 pages, brown cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's name on the endpaper. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with chipping at the folds. / 2: Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 121 pages, decorative boards. A near fine, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately edge worn dust jacket with slight fading to the back strip.

$12.50

Oeuvres Complete de Victor Hugo (single volume of set): Ruy Blas

By Hugo, Victor

Paris, France: J. Hetzel & Cle, c. 1894. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. In French. Single volume. Duodecimo, 7" tall, 195 pages, brown cloth, red leather spine label. A very good, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear, cloth color faded, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. This is a privately bound volume and fits no other specific binding.

$12.50

Little Plays of St. Francis ; a Dramatic Cycle from the Life and Legend of St. Francis of Assisi

By Laurence Housman ; preface by H. Granville-Barker

New York, New York: Jonathan Cape / Harrison Smith, (circa 1926). First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 287 pages, brown cloth, paper spine label. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. previous owner's name on front endpaper. In a very good dust jacket with light rubbing at the folds and some chipping at the bottom edge of the back strip.

$19.00

Dunsany The Dramatist

By Edward Hale Bierstadt,

Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Co, 1917. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 184 pages, maroon cloth. A good, solid hard cover reading copy with general shelf wear, the top of the back strip fraying, fore-corners worn through to boards. with a large signature and inscription on the endpaper from Mrs. Fiske (Minnie Maddern Fiske) an important acress of the age. Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett by any other name would be the same.

$9.50

Prize Plays for Teen-agers. A Collection of 24 outstanding one-act royalty-free plays for all occasions

By Helen Louise Miller,

Boston, Massachusetts: Plays, Inc, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 8 " tall, 504 pages, maroon cloth. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lightly edge worn dust jacket.

$19.00

Pamela's Prodigy; A Lively Comedy

By Clyde Fitch; illustrated by Virginia Gerson

New York, New York: Geo. M. Allen, 1893. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Small Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 107 pages, decorative green cloth with gilt titles; color plates and intertextual illustrations. A good clean, hardcover first edition with some rubbing and fraying at all four corners, tipped on cover color illustration scuffed at edges; hinges cracked but still holding, interior binding solid, with paper clean and lightly yellowed; color illustrations throughout very nice.

$38.00

Anti-Matrimony

By Percy Mackaye,

New York, New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1910. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 160 pages, decorated red cloth. A very good, sturdy, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper morderateky yellowed.

$9.50