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image of The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Sir Charles Sedley, Collected and Edited From the Old Edition  (Two Volumes)

The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Sir Charles Sedley, Collected and Edited From the Old Edition (Two Volumes)

by De Sola Pinto, V.

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Published
1928
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Near Fine
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New Edition
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$200.00

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London: Constable and Company, 1928. Two volumes in publisher's original black cloth, gilt lettering at spines. top edges gilt, the bookplates of The Pacific-Union Club of San Francisco. Near Fine, no jackets, top corners bumped Vol. I. Each volume with engraved frontispiece portrait and with one additional engraved portrait. A rather uncommon title, this a quite handsome set. . New… Read more
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The Little Minister; Maud Adams Edition

by Barrie, J.M.

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Published
1898
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Very Good Plus
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First Maud Adams Edition
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$150.00

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New York: R. H. Russell: Publisher, 1898. Very Good Plus in publisher's gilt tooled white cloth with medallion portrait of Maud Adams front cover, top edge gilt, ribbon marker, period gift inscription in pencil front paste down, light soiling to cloth, hinge open at half-title page yet holding nicely. With SCARCE publisher's notice laid in concerning material added especially for… Read more
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image of [Fine American Binding} Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy, Left By the Late George Stevens, Esq. With a Glossary and Notes, and a Sketch of the Life of the Poet. In Two Volumes (bound as one)

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Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Co., 1851. Two volumes bound as one in contemporary red morocco, the front and back covers featuring a lavishly gilt scene with Shakespeare's bust atop a monument with two cherubs hanging a garland of flowers, and two seated ladies in robes.All edges gilt, plain pale yellow end papers. Unsigned. With forty illustrations, including frontis portrait of… Read more
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image of Record of a Girlhood (3 Vols.); Records of Later Life (3 Vols.); and  Further Records. 1848-1883 ( 2 Vols.)

Record of a Girlhood (3 Vols.); Records of Later Life (3 Vols.); and Further Records. 1848-1883 ( 2 Vols.)

by Kemble, Frances Anne (Fanny)

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$800.00

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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1878. Published 1878, 1882, 1890, All First Editions. Uniformly finely bound in contemporary signed J. Adams, Binder half dark green calf over pale green buckram boards, backs with floral gilt tooling and red morocco labels, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Very Good Plus, small corner chip to title label V.1 Later Days, light rubbing… Read more
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The Complete Works of Thomas Shadwell (Five Volumes)

by Shadwell, Thomas; Edited by Montague Summers

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Published
1927
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$325.00

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London: The Fortune Press, 1927. #503 of 1200 copies printed on machine-made paper. Near Fine in original tangerine buckram, gilt lettering, corner bumps. A quite handsome set. An oversize set that will require added postage for priority and international mail- please inquire. . Limited and Numbered First Edition. Buckram. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"… Read more
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The Tragedies of Vittorio Alfieri; Translated from the Italian Volumes I and II of Three Volume Set

by ALFIERI, Vittorio; Lloyd, Charles, Translator.

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Published
1815
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. Volumes I and II of this three volume set. Bound in contemp[orary half black morocco over pebbled dark blue morocco boards, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Very Good Plus, small bookseller's ticket Thornton & Son, Oxford, light rubbing at joints, moderate toning to and papers and widely scattered light toning throughout. .… Read more
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Sheridan and His Times.( Richard Brinsley Sheridan ). in Two Volumes

by By an Octogenarian ( William Earle )

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Published
1859
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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London: J. F. Hope , 1859. Two volumes in contemporary fine binding of half pebbled green morocco over marbled boards, the backs intricately tooled in gilt, marbled end papers and edges. The binders ticket of H. Sotheran front paste down Vol. I. Very Good Plus, small stains bottom edge front end papers Vol. I, light rubbing at corners, A quite… Read more
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The Works of Thomas Middleton. In Eight Volumes

by Bullen, A. H (Editor). Middleton, Thomas

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Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$450.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1885. English Jacobean poet and playwright, (1580-1627). One of 350 copies printed and the type distributed. Eight volumes in publisher's cloth, gilt lettering at spines, brown endpapers, bookplates of Mary Rebecca Thayer, dated 1919, who was a professor of English at the College of Wooster. Very Good set, Vols. I and VI with hinges cracked yet… Read more
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image of Broadside - Vaudeville)  Old Knickerbocker Music Hall  - The Old Look Revue Featuring

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2nd Avenue at 54th Street, New York : Old Knickerbocker Music Hall No date, circa 1947-1949. Playing piano and acting in these revues was Jack Lemmon's initial show business job in New York after his arrival in New York in 1947 and until late 1949 when he appeared in the television series, "That Wonderful Guy". 8 1/4"… Read more
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A Pageant of Great Women.

by Hamilton, Cicely

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Published
1910
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: The Suffrage Shop, 1910. SCARCE. First Printing of this early and noted play in the women's suffrage movement. In the original grey paper boards, titles to spine and front cover in red and black, publisher's device to rear cover in red, edges untrimmed, several pages uncut. Photographic frontispiece portrait of the author and 14 photographic plates of the… Read more
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan . In Two Volumes

by Moore, Thomas

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Published
1827
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
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$250.00

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London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green , 1827. Two volumes in contemporary calf, professionally rebacked in matching calf with red and green morocco labels lettered in gilt and with gilt floral decorations, edges marbled, plain white later end papers. Very Good, the boards lightly rubbed at edges.Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816) was an Irish playwright, poet and satirist and long-time… Read more
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image of Binding, Fine)  Tragedie di Vittorio Alfieri da Asti; con una notizia intorno agli autografi delle tragedie conservati nella mediceo-laurenziana, ed alle prime e principali edizioni di Esse

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Firenze: Successori Le Monnier , 1866. Two volumes, with the bookplates of Louis Dyer, Sunbury Lodge, Oxford front paste downs. Louis Dyer (1851-1908) was an American educator and autho and was a lecturer at Balliol College, Oxford. Two volumes bound in contemporary unsigned full vellum, covers with double gilt rules bordering gilt tooled emblems of Oxoniensis Academia (Fronts) and… Read more
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The Works of George Peele. In Two Volumes

by Peele, George; Edited by A. H. Bullen

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Published
1888
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$400.00

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London: John C. Nimmo, 1888. Limited Edition, 1888. "Seven hundred and fifty copies of this edition have been printed and the type distributed." Two volumes finely bound in signed Brentanos half dark blue crushed morocco over blue buckram, the backs with five raised bands with gilt tooled decorations, rules, and lettering, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Near Fine, slight… Read more
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image of The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes

The Dramatic Works of the Celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with A New Account of Her Life . In Three Volumes

by Mrs. (Susanna) Centlivre

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Published
1872
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
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$475.00

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London: John Pearson, 1872. RARE. This edition not seen at auction since 1949. (RBH). Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait Vol. I. The bookplates of prominent San Francisco banker John Dempster McKee. Three volumes with 1872 title pages and the 1760-61 title pages. Handsomely bound in contemporary half dark brown pebbled morocco over brick pebbled morocco, the backs with blind tooled decorations… Read more
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MOSCOW REHEARSALS; An Account of Production in the Soviet Theatre

by Houghton, Norris

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Published
1936
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1936. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front end page, First Printing stated, and SCARCE THUS. Norris Houghton, a designer, educator, author, producer and director wrote this book after studying in Moscow with Stanislavski. It is still considered a classic in its field. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Very Good, lacking the dust… Read more
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image of Plays / Novels and Fairy Tales / Prose / Essays / Poems (Oscar Wilde in Five Volumes).

Plays / Novels and Fairy Tales / Prose / Essays / Poems (Oscar Wilde in Five Volumes).

by Wilde, Oscar; Decorations and Types specially designed by Frederic W. Goudy.

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Published
1914
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Thus
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New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1914. Plays published 1914; Novels and Fairy Tales, 1915; Prose, Essays and Poems, 1916. Five volumes in limp red morocco bindings, front covers and backs with ornate gilt decorations and types specially designed by Frederic W. Goudy, top edges gilt, maroon end papers. Very Good Plus, rubbing and small chips at spine ends, faint prior… Read more
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image of Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons. Interspersed with Anecdotes of Authors and Actors. Second Edition, in Two Volumes ( Morrell Binders )

Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons. Interspersed with Anecdotes of Authors and Actors. Second Edition, in Two Volumes ( Morrell Binders )

by Boaden, James

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Published
1831
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second British Edition
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$400.00

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London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. Two volumes bound in contemporary half dark brown morocco over marbled boards, five broad raised bands with gilt lettering back, marbled end papers and edges, an engraved frontispiece portrait of Siddons in Vol. 1. Very Good, light rubbing at edges and joints, marginal dampstain bottom corner first 75 pp. of Vol. I not… Read more
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image of The Dramatic Works of John Lilly, With Notes and Some Account of His Life and Writings, in Two Volumes ( Fine Binding By Matthews)

The Dramatic Works of John Lilly, With Notes and Some Account of His Life and Writings, in Two Volumes ( Fine Binding By Matthews)

by Lilly, John (The Euphuist); F. W. Fairholt, F.S.A.

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Published
1858
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: John Russell Smith, 1858. John Lyly (Lilly or Lylie), (c. 1553 or 1554 - November 1606) was a English writer, poet, dramatist, and courtier, best remembered now for his plays. V. 1. John Lilly and his works. Endimion. Campaspe. Sapho and Phao. Gallathea. Notes. --v. 2. Mydas. Mother Bombie. The Woman in the Moone. Love's Metamorphosis. Notes. xxxii,… Read more
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The Dalkey Archive

by O'Brien, Flann

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Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1964. Near Fine, faint toning front end page, bookplate of noted Celtic language and folklore scholar Edgar. M. Slotkin front paste down, mostly hidden by priced front flap, in Very Good dust jacket, light wear bottom edge of spine, stain along bottom edge of rear panel, slightly extending onto final blank end page. Bust of James… Read more
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image of Binding, Fine) The Birds of Aristophanes, Translated Into English Verse with Introduction, Notes, and Appendices , with Two-Page ALS to Noted Bibliophile S. A. Thompson Yates

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London: Macmillan and Co,, 1874. lxiv, 183 pp. SCARCE translation of the classic comedy by Aristophanes. Tipped at front end page is a 4 page ALS from Kennedy to Samuel Ashton Thompson Yates, the noted bibliophile, (1842-1903) who founded the Thompson-Yates medical laboratory at Liverpool University, his bookplate front pastedown. Bound in fine contemporary half vellum over marbled boards with… Read more
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