Drama And Theater from Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB

cover of The Ancient Classical Drama; A Study in Literary Evolution. Intended for Readers in English and in the Original

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Oxford: Oxford 1898, 2nd edition. (Leather binding) 479pp. Very good. A school prize finely bound in leather. The boards tooled in blind and gilt with school crest (St. John's A school prize finely bound in leather. The boards tooled in blind and gilt with school crest (St. John's College Rupert's Land) front and back, the… Read more
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cover of The Tragedies of Sophocles (Includes Ajax. Translated by John Moore; Antigone. Translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; Electra. Translated by David Grene; Oedipus at Colonus. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald; Oedipus the King. Translated by David Grene; Philoctetes. Translated by David Grene; Women of Trachis. Translated by Michael Jameson; Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time.)

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library 1981. (Hardcover) 484pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Green leather stamped in gilt and raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon page marker, illustrations. Includes Ajax. Translated by John Moore, Antigone. Translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff, Electra. Translated by David Grene, Oedipus at Colonus. Translated by Robert… Read more
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cover of A Midsummer Night's Dream (Publisher series: New Temple Shakespeare.)

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London: J.M. Dent 1949. (Leather binding) 105pp. Very good, no dust jacket. A small volume in black leather with crest in gilt and red. Top edge gilt, faux marbled endpapers. Light wear to extremities, a circular impression on the front cover and tiny white spots spackled on the back cover. Publisher series: New Temple… Read more
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cover of Six Comedies

Six Comedies

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran 1937, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 535pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Black cloth, top edge stained red. The spine and top edge are faded. (Drama).
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cover of Oeuvres de Moliere, Avec des Notes de Tous Les Commentateurs (2 Volumes)

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Paris: Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres 1847. (Hardcover set) 648, 671pp. Very good, no dust jacket. 2 volumes. 3 / 4 leather with marbled boards, gilt ruled spines in compartments. Frontispiece. Some wear to edges and corners of covers. Vol.1 lacks the page between the half-title and the frontispiece and p.iii / iv, Vol.2 has… Read more
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cover of Kabuki Plays on Stage; Darkness and Desire, 1804-1864. Volume 3 (Publisher series: Kabuki Plays on Stage.)

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Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press [0-8248-2455-5] 2002, 1st printing. (4to) 397pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Black & white and color photographs and illustrations, glossary, index, list of plays. Publisher series: Kabuki Plays on Stage. (Drama, Kabuki).
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cover of Kabuki Plays on Stage; Restoration and Reform, 1872-1905 (Publisher series: Kabuki Plays on Stage.)

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Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press [0-8248-2574-8] 2003, 1st printing. (4to) 433pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Black & white and color photographs and illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index, list of plays. Publisher series: Kabuki Plays on Stage. (Drama, Kabuki).
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cover of Kabuki Plays on Stage; Brilliance and Bravado, 1697-1766 Volume 1 (Publisher series: Kabuki Plays on Stage.)

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Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press [0-8248-1810-5] 2002, 1st edition. (4to) 391pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations and photographs, glossary, bibliography, index. Publisher series: Kabuki Plays on Stage. Locale: Japan. (Drama, Kabuki, Theater).
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cover of Michael and Mary; A Play

Michael and Mary; A Play

by Milne, A.A.

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London: Chatto & Windus 1930, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 96pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. The dust jacket is lightly shelfworn. (Drama, Drama).
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cover of Three Comedies (Includes Vittorio Alfieri--Three Tragedies; Publisher series: Literature of Italy.)

Three Comedies (Includes Vittorio Alfieri--Three Tragedies; Publisher series: Literature of Italy.)

by Goldoni, Carlo (Includes Vittorio Alfieri: Three Tragedies.)

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National Alumni 1907, edition de luxe. (Hardcover) 372pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Black leather decoratively stamped in gilt, being a facsimile of the original on exhibition among the treasures of the Vatican. Cloth reinforced inner hinges, top edge gilt, color portrait frontispiece, illustrations. The spine is sunned, lightly edgeworn. Includes Vittorio Alfieri (Three… Read more
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cover of Oresteia (Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time.)

Oresteia (Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time.)

by Aeschylus (Illustrations by Don Bolognese; Elaine Raphael.)

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library 1980, a limited edition. (Hardcover) 186pp. Fine. Issued without dust jacket. Red leather with gilt decoration and raised spine bands. All edges gilt, moire endpapers, ribbon page marker, illustrations. Illustrations by Don Bolognese & Elaine Raphael. Publisher series: 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Translated by Richmond Lattimore.… Read more
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cover of The Dark is Light Enough; A Winter Comedy

The Dark is Light Enough; A Winter Comedy

by Fry, Christopher

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London: Oxford University Press 1954, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 103pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Lightly edgeworn. Locale: Hungary. (Drama, Drama).
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cover of A Sleep of Prisoners. A Play

A Sleep of Prisoners. A Play

by Fry, Christopher

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London: Oxford University Press 1951, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 51pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. The dust jacket spine is lightly faded. (Drama, Drama).
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cover of Kabuki Plays on Stage; Villainy and Vengeance, 1773-1799 Volume 2

Kabuki Plays on Stage; Villainy and Vengeance, 1773-1799 Volume 2

by Brandon, James R. (With Samuel L. Leiter.)

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9780824824136
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$94.50

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Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press [0-8248-2413-X] 2002, 1st printing. (4to) 413pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations and photographs, glossary, index. The top front edge and bottom front corner are bumped. Second volume in a series of four. Time Period 18th Century. Vol. 2 Villainy… Read more
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cover of The Face of Violence; An Essay with a Play

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New York: George Braziller 1955. (Hardcover) 128pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. "The Face of Violence is the title of Dr. Bronowski's radio play which was awarded the Italia Prize in 1951. Written in free and urgently rhythmic verse, it deals with the journey of an imaginary ex-serviceman who cannot forget… Read more
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cover of Three Plays by Brieux Member of the French Academy

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New York: Brentano's 1911. (Hardcover) 333pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Green cloth with paper title pasted to the spine. Photographic frontispiece. A previous owner's name and blind stamp on the front free endpaper. "After the death of Ibsen, Brieux confronted Europe as the most important dramatist west of Russia. In that kind of… Read more
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cover of Prince of Players; Edwin Booth

Prince of Players; Edwin Booth

by Ruggles, Eleanor (Biography of Edwin Booth.)

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co. 1953. (Hardcover) 401pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. Frontispiece, photographs, illustrations, notes, index. The spine is lightly faded and worn at the bottom edge. "Edwin Booth made two recordings in 1890, but for some time I was… Read more
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cover of The Plays of Anton Chekhov (Includes Bear; Cherry Orchard; Dangers of Tobacco; Festivities; Reluctant Tragic Hero; Seagull; Swan Song; Three Sisters; Uncle Vanya; Wedding Reception.)

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers [0-06-018705-0] 1997, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 387pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Notes. "Paul Schmidt's new translations of the Cherry Orchard, Three Sisters, the Seagull, Uncle Vanya, and other plays bring Chekhov up to date. Schmidt restores the vitality and humor that are lost in most academic translations and makes… Read more
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cover of The Annotated Shakespeare; Three Volumes in One; The Comedies; The Histories, Sonnets and Other Poems; The Tragedies and Romances (Includes Comedies; Histories, Sonnets and Other Poems; Tragedies and Romances.)

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New York: Greenwich House 0-517-436035 [0-517-436035] 1984. (4to) 2461pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Light edgewear to the covers and spine, and the dust jacket is rubbed on the back panel with a tiny closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel. "In… Read more
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cover of Yeats and the Theatre (Series: Yeats Studies Series.)

Yeats and the Theatre (Series: Yeats Studies Series.)

by O'Driscoll, Robert (editors) (With Lorna Reynolds.)

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9780770512286
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Niagara Falls: Maclean-Hunter Press [0-7705-1228-3] 1975. (Hardcover) 288pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated frontispiece, notes, illustrations, appendices. The endpapers are lightly toned and the dust jacket has light edgewear and a small scratch on the spine. "Yeats and the Theatre is the first volume of Yeats Studies Series, which… Read more
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