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Timon of Athens

by Shakespeare, William

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1901
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Very Good Minus
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Booklovers Edition
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New York: The University Society, 1901 1/4 red leather over red pebbled cloth on boards. Crest decoration embossed on front cover. Embossed owner's initial on FFEP. Top of leather spine is missing approximately 1/8" of the leather. 146 pp. including Glossary, Notes, and Questions.. Booklovers Edition. 1/4 Leather on Cloth Boards. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus.… Read more
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It Happened This Way

by Rand, Rev. Royden Nelson

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1932
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Very Good Minus
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First ( No Additional printings)
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$50.00

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Albany, N.Y.: Le Vere L. Fuller (Book Club of the Air), 1932 Original light blue paper over boards with pastedown label, backed in dark blue cloth. Wear to corners and edges of cover. Reverend Rand was the very active Baptist pastor who moved from PEI to serve Manlius Baptist Church in New York. After short stints at… Read more
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Prisoners; A Tragedy

by Solzhenitsyn, Alexander

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
ISBN
9780370304878
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London: The Bodley Head, 1983 Play set in the offices of SMERSH, Stalin's Counter-Intelligence arm. July, 1945. The second part of a trilogy, with Victory Celebrations and The Love-Girl and the Innocent. Text in English. 146 pp. plus Translator's Notes.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Star Is Born

by Nicol, Eric and More, Dave

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1968
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Very Good
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1968 "I arrived in New York as a nobody, but I left it as a complete nonentity."- Prologue. Among several other things, the budding playwright learns to be careful with his stage directions in the script. For example: HARRY: Yes. (NODS HIS HEAD.) The actor does not like this kind of stage direction because he prefers to… Read more
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Daughters of Dawn; A Lyrical Pageant or Series of Historic Scenes for Presentation with Music and Dancing

by Carman, Bliss / King, Mary Perry

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1913
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913 Blue cloth on boards. Several edge chips due to careless page separation. Shows much promise as a guide to current portrayal of themes of Feminism. 118 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos By B. J. Falk. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall..
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Shakespeare and the Ordinary Man

by Murphy, Dr. George H. (M.D.)

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Published
1939
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Good Plus
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1939 Blue paper boards backed in beige cloth. Dr. Murphy makes the case for reading Shakespeare. First free endpaper missing. Previous owner's name. 41 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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London: Gall and Inglis Padded red leather on boards. Previous owner's name. All edges gilt. Patterned endpapers. Covers cracked. 934 pp.. Full Leather. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$60.00
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Mr. Punch

by Stead, Philip John

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$50.00

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London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1950 Maroon cloth on boards. DJ nearly complete, with small edge chips. Inscribed to J.B. Bishop and signed. Everybody knows Punch, according to this author, who traces him from Italy to France, and finally, to England. The lighthearted text reads rapidly. Included is the libretto of Punch's Opera. 165 pp.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First… Read more
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Shakespeare's Comedy of As You Like It

by Shakespeare, William

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1923
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Very Good
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London: J.B. Dent & Sons, 1923 Maroon flexible leather covers with ribbon bookmark. Shakespeare's coat-of arms and motto inside front cover. Frontispiece of Shakespeare's birthplace. Preface and Glossary by Israel Gollancz. 143 pp.. Flexible Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
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Costume Cavalcade; 689 Examples of Historic Costume in Colour

by Hansen, Henny Harald

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1975
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780413288004
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$25.00

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London: Eyre Methuen, 1975 Grey cloth on boards. Gilt spine titles. Previous owner's name marked out. Book purchased at Stratford-Upon-Avon (label). No other marks or damage. Nearly 700 illustrations in colour. 160 pp. with index.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Simone Martini, et al. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard the Second

by Rolfe, William J.

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1899 Maroon cloth on boards. Lettered in gilt. Pp. 128-133 have stains in gutters, not affecting readability. 227 pp. with index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Engravings By Hewet. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Tragedies of Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1943
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
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$20.00

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New York: Modern Library, 1943 Red cloth on boards. Julius Caesar (only) underlined. Initials inside back cover. Heavy book will need extra postage. 1266 pp.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Complete Works of Voltaire; 50-1760-1

by Voltaire

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First (No additional printings)
ISBN
9780729403344
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$85.00

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Oxford: Voltaire Foundation; Taylor Institution, 1986 White (blank) softcover. Part of the Complete Works. French and English. 542 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First (No additional printings). Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Plates of Various Pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$85.00
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Oeuvres de Moliere; Two Vol. Set

by Moliere

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Good Plus
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$40.00

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Paris: Librairie De Paris Paper boards backed in maroon leather. Text in French. Bookplates from Macdonald College Library dated 1909-1910 indicate this was a prize for French. All the plays are comedies. The two books show normal cover wear. Print is rather small. Vol. I has 648 pp. Vol. II has 672 pp..… Read more
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Romancing the Bard; Stratford at Fifty

by Hunter, Martin

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First - No Additional Printings
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$35.00

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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2001 Blue paper on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. "A history of the Festival based on conversations with the people who made it happen." - Foreword. 304 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First - No Additional Printings. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over… Read more
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Pericles The Arden Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

by Hoeniger, F.D.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1963
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Arden Edition; Reprint
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$15.00

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London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1963 Original blue cloth on boards. Library withdrawal. A few underlines and marginal notes. Clean and easily readable. 188 pp.. Arden Edition; Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre

by Maxwell, J.C. (Ed.)

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
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Cambridge, England: University Press, Cambridge, 1956 Original brown cloth on boards. Exceptionally clean. Often attributed to Shakespeare. Detailed 30-page Introduction and Stage History by Maxwell and C.B. Young. 211 pp. with Glossary.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Frontispiece Drawing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Candida; A Mystery

by Shaw, Bernard

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Published
1905
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Good to Very Good
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London: Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd., 1905 Original light green cloth on boards. A drama in three acts. Bookplate of Sir James Dunn, New Brunswick native, financier, and friend of Lord Beaverbrook and Richard Bennett. 151 pp.. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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What Every Woman Knows; A Comedy

by Barrie, J.M.

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
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N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928 Original bright red full leather on flexible boards. Unclipped DJ lightly worn head and foot. Previous owner's name. The play premiered in 1908 with the theme "behind every good man is a good woman." 120 pp.. Full Leather on Flexible Board. Very Good/Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Phormio (Pitt Press Series)

by Terenti, P.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1914
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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$15.00

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London: Cambridge University Press, 1914 Original grey cloth on boards. Edited by John Sargeaunt. Preface and Introduction in English. Text in Latin. Preface, Introduction, Text, Table of Metres, Notes, Vocabulary, Index. 98 pp. plus catalog. Liberally notated and underlined. Previous owner's name.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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