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Milton'Prose: selected and edited: The Oxford World's Classics, 182 (CLXXXII).

By John Milton; Malcolm W. Wallace (editor),

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1937. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xxix + 476 pages + 16 ads, blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing, spine cover cloth faded, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Gulliver's Travels (Norton Critical Edition) based on the 1726 text
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Gulliver's Travels (Norton Critical Edition) based on the 1726 text

By Jonathan Swift; AlbertJ. Rivero (editor)

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2002. Reprint. Paperback--trade. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/3" tall, x + 511 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy soft cover edition with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper white, with several pages dogeared and a few pencil marks.

$7.50

Turandot; Lyric Drama in Three Acts and Five Scenes

By Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni; Giacomo Puccini ; F. Alfano (music); K. H. B. de Jaffa (translation

New York, New York: G. Ricordi, 1926. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. NOTE: there is no music included with this edition, only the original text. Musical parts were issues seperately. Octavo, 9" tall, 89 pages, stiff printed wraps. A very good soft cover overall with moderate shelf wear and

$8.50

Five Elizabethan Tragedies: The Oxford World's Classics, 452; Thyestes (Seneca); Gorboduc; The Spanish Tragedy; Arden of Feversham; A Woman Killed with Kindness

By A. K. McIlwraith, editor; Jasper Heywood, Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville, Thomnas Kyd, Anonymous, Thomas Heywood

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press , 1957. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xx + 400 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, generally clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear over all; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, BUT with pencilled notes and annotations scattered throughout and the front endpaper corner clipped. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket, price clipped. This is a well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series edition, perfect for the pocket, and will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Eighteenth Century Comedy: The Oxford World's Classics, 292; The Beaux Stratagem; The Conscious Lovers; The Beggar's Opera; The Tragedy of Tragedies, or the Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great; She stoops to Conquer

By W. D. Taylor, editor; George Farquhar, Richard Steele, John Gay, Henry Fielding, Oliver Goldsmith

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press , 1950. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Ex-college library copy with markings to the fore-edges. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xxvii + 414 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, generally clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear, spine cloth color faded, hinges and binding solid, paper cream white with a number '2' penned on the front endopaper. Without dust jacket. This is a well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series edition, perfect for the pocket, and will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$8.50

Shakespeare Criticism, A Selection. The Oxford World's Classics, 212

By [Shakespeare]; introduction by D. Nichol Smith.

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Geoffrey Cumberlege, 1946. Later printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good-/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xxiv + 371 pages, blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good minus, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed BUT, with pencilled underling scattered throughout. Withiout dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$8.50

Essays of Francis Bacon. The Oxford World's Classics, 24

By Francis Bacon,

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/, 1966. Later printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Very good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, 269 pages, decorative blue cloth, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white, BUT with penned markings scattered throughout. In a very good dust jacket with moderate edge wear several short edge tears. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Shakespeare Criticism, 1919 - 35. The Oxford World's Classics, 436.

By [Shakespeare] introduction by Anne Ridler

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Geoffrey Cumberlege, 1951. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xiv + 388 pages, blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with annotation on the front endpaper. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

Six Plays by Contemporaries of Shakespeare: The World's Classics, cxcix (199).

By Wheeler, C. M., editor; contributors include Thomas Dekker, John Webster, Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, John Webster, Philip Massinger.

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press , 1964. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, x + 595 pages + 8 pages of ads, decorative green cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A verye, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, slight fraying started at top and bottom of the spine cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. This is a well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series edition, perfect for the pocket, and will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

The Professor at the Breakfast-Table. (The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes - II) The Oxford World's Classics, LXXXIX

By Holmes, Oliver Wendell; introduction by W. Robertson Nicoll

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1926. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Sextodecimo, 6" tall, xvii + 273 pages + 14 pages, decorative blue cloth, thin paper, sewn binding, gilt spine titles. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with the previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket. This is one of the original, well bound, compact, 'World's Classics' series, perfect for the pocket, and though older than the average reader, will hold up to many more readings in the future.

$9.50

The Old Glory; Three Plays: Endecott and the Red Cross; My Kinsman, Major Molineux; and Benito Cereno

By Robert Lowell; introduction by Robert Brustein; notes by Jonathan Miller

New York, New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1965. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Near fine/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 194 pages, black cloth. Illustrated with photographs of production. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, lightly edgeworn dust jacket, with original price present.

$8.50

Plays: The Importance of Being Earnest; Lady Windermere's Fan; A Women of No Importance; An Ideal Husband; Salome; The Duchess of Padua, Vera, or the Nihilists; A Florentine Tragedy, La Sainte Courtisane

By Oscar Wilde; introduction by Tyrone Guthrie

London, England: Collins (Clear-Type Press), 1963. Reprint. Faux Leather. Near Fine. Originally published in 1880 and 1908. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 448 pages, blue faux leather. A near fine, clean, neat flex-hard cover with light shelf wear; hinge and binding tight, paper cream white, with a previous owner's name-plate on the front endpaper and name penned on the front fly-leaf. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

John Dryden: Four Comedies (Curtain Playwrights)

By John Dryden; L. A. Beaurline Fred Bowers, R. C. Bald (editors)

Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1967. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 367 pages, blue cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but light foxing and soiling to the fore-edge, and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

John Dryden: Four Tragedies (Curtain Playwrights)

By John Dryden; L. A. Beaurline Fred Bowers, R. C. Bald (editors)

Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1967. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 412 pages, blue cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but light foxing and soiling to the fore-edge, and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Hair: the Amerian Tribal Love Rock Musical : a music based upon the Gospel According to St. Matthew [Souvenir programme]

By Galt MacDermot (music ); Gerome Ragni & James Rado (book & lyrics); Tom O'Horgan (director), et al

New York, New York: Natoma Productions, 1969. First edition thus. Pictorial folio. Very Good. This programme was published after the production went 'big time.' It appears to be a celebration of all the various international production companies. Quarto, 11" tall , 20 gloss pages in two color throughout, wire saddle stitch, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat programme over all with moderate exterior wear, single color images clean and bright; binding solid Does not include full cast information other that the production staff (first names are give to caption pictures).

$7.50

Famous First Facts: a record of first happenings, discoveries and inventions in the United States

By Joseph Nathan Kane

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 7 7/8" tall, 757 pages, gilt spine titles, black cloth. A very good minus, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, spine cloth slightly fraying at top and bottom edgeswith fore-corner tips through to boards; light soiling to the cover cloth, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

La Flute de Jade : Poesies Chinoises

By Franz Toussaint

Paris, France: G. Kadar, 1922. 39th edition. Original Wraps. Good +. French Language text. 500 copies printed. 16mo, 6" tall, color frontispiece + 160 pages, printed in three colors--orange green and black throughout, stiff printed wraps. A good plus copy overall with moderate exterior wear, spine roughed and darkened, binding solid, text paper moderately yellowed, with some scattered marginal notes throughout.

$7.50

The Divine Tragedy

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Boston, Massachusetts: James R. Osgood, 1871. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, iv + 150 pages, gilt titles on brown blind-stamped cloth. A good clean copy only with general exterior shelf wear overall, fore-corner tips through to boards, top and bottom edges of back strip cloth significantly frayed, decorative brown endpapers are clean but a previous owner's name on the flyleaf, binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed.

$9.50

The Prometheus Bound of Aeschylus

By Aeschylus; Janet Case (translator)

London, England: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1905. Revised edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 135 pages with Greek facing English gilt spine titles on decorative brown cloth. A very good, clean, neat, small hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$7.50

Oeuvres de [Jean-Baptiste Poquelin] Moliere ; Tome Sixieme (4); L'Amour Medecin; Le Misanthrope; Le Medecin Malgre Lui; Melicerte; Fragment de Pastorale; Le Sicilien, ou L'Amour Peintre

By J. B. Poquelin de Moliere (Jean-Baptiste)

Paris, France: David l'aine, rue Saint Jacques, 1753. Early Printing. Hardcover--leather. Very good. French text. [part 4 of a larger set--complete unto itself] single vol. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 368 pages + 4 plates, leather bound ; very good, clean, small hard cover over all, but all covers are edge worn and back strips badly chipped; internal binding solid, laid paper supple and clean and lightly yellowed with minor scattered foxing. Well worth the cost of binding restoration if not total rebinding.

$25.00

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