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image of Aphra Behn; The Rover (Publisher series: Regents Restoration Drama Series.)

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press [0-8032-5350-8] 1967. (Trade paperback) 144pp. Near fine. Notes, appendix, chronology. "The Rover, Aphra Behn's most famous play, was first published in 1677. Three issues of the first quatro exist, differing only in title page". Time Period 17th Century & Restoration. Publisher series: Regents Restoration Drama Series. … Read more
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Yaroslav Muarny; Svichchnye Vesillya

by Kocherha, Ivan

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H.V. Yakotovycha 1956. (4to) 357pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Cream covers with front cover illustration and red and black decorated lettering to the spine. Woodcut illustrations, black and red text and decorations, white ribbon marker. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, has a small spot on the top corner of… Read more
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A New Way to Pay Old Debts; 1633

by Massinger, Philip

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Menston: The Scolar Press Limited 1969. (stiff paper covers) 84pp. Very good. The spine is cocked, the covers are a bit soiled and creased, and a previous owner has marked in the page numbers. "Massinger's New Way to pay old Debts was not, apparently, one of his most popular plays during the seventeenth century,… Read more
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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press 1967. (Mass market paperback) 145pp. Very good plus. Notes, musical annotation, appendices. The covers and spine are lightly worn and there is residue from a price sticker on the front. Time Period 17th Century. Edited by John Doebler. Publisher series: Regents Renaissance Drama Series. (Drama, Drama, Theater).… Read more
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A Chaste Maid in Cheapside; 1630

by Middleton, Thomas

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Menston: The Scolar Press Limited 1969. (stiff paper covers) 71pp. Very good. Facsimile printing. The spine is cocked, the covers are lightly soiled, and there is an ink mark on page 3. "Thomas Middleton's Chaste Maid in Cheapside was entered in the Stationer's Register on April 8th, 1630, to Francis Constable. Although no edition… Read more
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A Mad World, My Masters (Publisher series: Regents Renaissance Drama Series.)

by Middleton, Thomas (Edited and Annotated by Standish Henning.)

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press 1965. (Mass market paperback) 111pp. Very good plus. Notes, appendices. The covers are slightly rubbed and worn and there is a previous bookseller's price sticker on the front cover. "The purpose of the Regents Renaissance Drama Series is to provide soundly edited texts, in modern spelling, of the more… Read more
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London: Nick Hern Books 9781-85459-466-2 [9781-85459-466-2] 2014. (Trade paperback) 272pp. Near fine. Illustrations, diagrams, exercises, appendices, index. "Playing Commedia offers a practical guide to the skills, characters and history of Commedia dell'Arte through graded games and illustrated exercises. It provides a useful tool in any actor's training and a discipline for all forms of… Read more
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image of Commedia Plays; Scenarios; Scripts; Lazzi; Eight Original Plays Based on the Different Periods and Styles of the Commedia Dell'Arte for Performance, Workshop and Training

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London: Nick Hern Books 978-1-85459-871-4 [978-1-85459-871-4] 2014. (Trade paperback) 272pp. Near fine. Illustrations, photographs, appendices. "Barry Grantham's first book, Playing Commedia, is a brilliantly practical introduction to the characters, history, and techniques of Commedia dell'Arte. In this new book, he presents eight original plays as a way of exploring Commedia's famous characters, such as… Read more
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Scenery Design for the Amateur Stage

by Friederich, Willard J. (With John H. Fraser.)

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New York: Macmillan Company 1950, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 262pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrations, diagrams, photographs, appendices, bibliographies, index. The corners and edges are a bit bumped and scuffed, and the spine is slightly faded. "It is certainly true that great designers are very rare and that this book or any other, however… Read more
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image of The Theatre of Nicolas Drouin, Dit Dorimon; A Contemporary of Moliere

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New York: Philosophical Library [0-8022-2184-X] 1977. (Hardcover) 197pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Top edge stained blue. Notes, bibliography. The dust jacket is faintly rubbed and edgeworn. "The dramatic tradition of seventeenth-century France is legendary and France's classical age is clearly hegemonic in the period's artistic development. The great playwrights… Read more
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New York: Longmans, Green 1958. (Hardcover) 592pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Frontispiece, illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. The spine is lightly faded and gently worn. "My original purpose in writing this book was to present a concise history of the institution and the art of the theatre: a history broader in scope than… Read more
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The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

by Dobson, Michael (With Stanley Wells.) (Based on the work of William Shakespeare.)

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9780198117353
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Oxford: Oxford University Press [0-19-811735-3] 2005. (4to) 541pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, facsimiles, maps, notes, tables, chronology, further reading. The bottom of the spine is lightly worn. "Illustrated with more than 100 photographs, the Companion boasts contributors from a team of internationally renowned scholars, including Helen Vendler, Stephen Orgel,… Read more
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London: Jonathan Cape 1927, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 191pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Notes, appendices, index. The front endpapers are toned and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "A brief study of the Elizabethan drama, written not so much for the man of letters as for the man of the… Read more
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Stratford-Upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press 1913, numbered copy from a limited edition of 760. (Hardcover set) 261, 265pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Two volumes. Frontispiece, illustrations, notes, bibliography, appendix, index. There is a previous owner's bookplate and name on the front endpaper of both volumes. "Within the span of Shakespeare's birth and death… Read more
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The Everyman Companion to the Theatre

by Thomson, Peter (With Gamini Salgado.)

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9780460044240
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London: J.M. Dent & Sons [0-460-04424-9] 1985. (Hardcover) 458pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Chronology, references. A remainder mark on the bottom edge. "This lively and entertaining guide to the world of theatre past and present is designed as a companion to those who enjoy the theatre and would like… Read more
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image of Elizabethan and Jacobean Comedy: An Anthology (Includes Alchemist; Endymion; Every Man in His Humor; Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay; Knight of the Burning Pestle; Man in the Moon; New Way to Pay Old Debts; Shoemakers' Holiday; Supposes.)

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Lexington: D. C. Heath & Co. 1964. (Trade paperback) 315pp. Very good plus. Notes, facsimile title pages. The covers are lightly worn with a minor 3-inch crease to the bottom front cover and the top of the back cover is slightly discolored. "The Englishness of Elizabethan and Jacobean comedy is most apparenty in the… Read more
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The Complete Greek Tragedies (5 Vols. In Slipcase)

by Grene, David (editors) (With Richmond Lattimore.)

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Londini: Folio Society 2011. (Hardcover in slipcase) Fine, no dust jacket. Illustrated rust cloth in fine slipcase. Color frontispiece, color illustrations. Vol. 1 Aeschylus. Vol. 2 Sophocles. Vol. 3 Euripides. Vol. 4 Euripides. Vol. 5 Euripides. (Drama, Drama--Ancient Greek).
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Londini: Sumtibus Rodwell et Martin et Al 1823. (Hardcover set) Very good, no dust jackets. 343, 361, 342pp. Three volumes in three-quarter vellum with marbled paper-covered boards. Illustrations. Vellum is lightly soiled, spine labels have been removed, the boards are lightly chipped and rubbed, and the half-title page in the first volume is detached but present.… Read more
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A Map of the Senses

by Runnells, Rory (Contributor Rick Chafe; William Harrar; Maureen Hunter; Bruce McManus; Ross McMillan; Elise Moore; Yvette Nolan; Deborah O'Neil; Harry Rintoul; Ian Ross; Alfred Silver; Dennis Trochim.)

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9781896239637
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Scirocco Drama [1-896239-63-3] 2000. (Trade paperback) Very good plus. 519pp. Notes. "A Map of the Senses is a celebration of twenty years of playwriting in Manitoba. With plays from twelve members of MAP (the Manitoba Association of Playwrights) which has just turned twenty, this collection represents a variety of productions from not only the mainstream… Read more
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press 978-0-8122-3966-9 [978-0-8122-3966-9] 2007. (Hardcover) Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 292pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. There is a previous owner's blind stamp to the front free endpaper. "This book traces a complex history of neoclassicism in which new allegorical forms flourish and older ones are constantly revitalized. Brown reveals… Read more
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