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Santa Claus; A Morality

by E. E. Cummings

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Published
1946
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Good in Fair dust jacket
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946. Hardcover. Good in Fair dust jacket. 27.5 x 19.5 cm. Quarto. 18pp. Red and black cloth in dust jacket. All four corners of jacket flaps are clipped. Pink stain to rear jacket and rear flap which also effects the rear endpapers.Chipping and some tape repaired tears to the jacket. Stain to… Read more
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The Great Magoo

by Ben Hecht; Gene Fowler

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Published
1933
Condition
Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$30.00

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New York: Covici-Friede, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Good in Good dust jacket. 21 x 13.5 cm. Octavo. 208pg. Illustrated by Herman Rosse. Black cloth in dust jacket. Chipping to edges of the jacket. Stain and some foxing to the foredges and endpapers, not effecting interior of the rest of the pages.
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Jim Dandy; Fat Man in a Famine A Play

by William Saroyan

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 19.5 x 13 cm. 12mo. 128pp. Red cloth in dust jacket. Review copy with stamp on front free endpaper. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Jacket flaps are clipped, original price of $3.00 still present. Toning and some light edgewear… Read more
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The Judge; A Play in Four Acts

by Maxim Gorky

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Published
1924
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First American edition
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$50.00

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New York: Robert M. McBridge & Company, 1924. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 21.5 x 14 cm. Octavo. 105pp. Teal boards in the rare dust jacket. Authorized translation by Marie Zakrevsky and Barrett H. Clark. First American edition with Published 1924 on copyright page and no additional printings noted. Some toning to… Read more
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The Works of Moliere

by Moliere

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Published
1880
Condition
near fine
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$750.00

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Paris/Philadelphia: Chez Barrie Freres, Editeurs/G. Barrie, 1880. Hardcover. near fine. Quarto. (29cm x 23cm) Bound in full black leather with gilt lettering to spine. Four raised bands to each volume. 32 original wrappers bound in 11 volumes. Each of the 32 parts has a limitation page. Complete. Illustrated with engravings by MM Louis Leloir, Maurice Leloir, Jacques… Read more
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The Cyprus Passion Cycle

by August C. Mahr

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Published
1947
Condition
very good
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Nortre Dame: Publications in Mediaeval Studies., 1947. Wraps. very good. Softcover.225pp. Gray wrappers. Small circular stain to front cover. Publications in Mediaeval Studies. number 9.
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The Plays of Moliere in 6 volumes Auteuil Edition

by Moliere

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Published
1909
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Auteuil Edition
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$500.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1909. Auteuil Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Six volume set, uniformly bound in red cloth with tan spine labels. 22 x 14 cm. Octavo. Limited to 1000 extra illustrated sets this being set number 455. Frontispieces in each. Gilt top foredge. Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. Previous owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper of… Read more
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A Masque of Reason

by Robert Frost

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Published
1945
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$300.00

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New York: Henry Holy and Company / The Spiral Press, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 26 x 18 cm. Sm 4to. 30 pages. Tan cloth spine with brown boards housed in original black slipcase. Limited to 800 copies signed by the author, Robert Frost, this being copy 604. Book itself is in fine condition. Slipcase is crushed at… Read more
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Julia Domna

by Michael Field (pseudonym of Katherine Harris Bradley and Edith Emma Cooper) M. F.

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Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$200.00

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New York: Vale Press Messrs. Hacon & Ricketts, 1903. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 24 x 15 cm. Octavo. 53 pages. 1 of 240 copies. Woodcut illustrations by Charles Ricketts. Patterned paper covered boards with apper title label to spine. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. A previous owner has "markered out" the name which caused a light… Read more
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She Stoops to Conquer or the Mistakes of a Night

by Oliver Goldsmith; Louis Kronenberger (introduction)

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Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Collector's Edition
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$35.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1964. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 29.5 x 21 cm. Quarto.121 pages. Bound in yellow buckram housed in slipcase. Laid in monthly letter. Rubbing to the slipcase only. 681/1500 copies signed by the illustrator.
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Remarks, Critical and Illustrative, on the Text and Notes of the Last Edition of Shakspeare

by Joseph Ritson (1752-1803) (unattributed)

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Published
1783
Condition
very good+
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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London: J.Johnson in St. Pauls Church-Yard, 1783. First edition. 1/2 Leather. very good+. Octavo. [2], viii, 232, 235-240, [2]. Rebound in 1/2 tan leather and brown boards.Gilt lettering to spine. Prospectus on George Steevens' edition of Shakespeare. New endpapers. Occasional ink notes. ECTC citation No. T46740. Ritson's critque dinnounces most other Shakespearians espically Johnson and Steevens' 1778… Read more
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Love for Love; A Comedy

by William Congreve

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Published
1695
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second edition
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$300.00

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London: Jacob Tonson at the Judge's-Head near the Inner-Temple-Gate in Fleetstreet, 1695. Second edition. Wraps. Very Good. 21.5 x 16.5 cm. Octavo. 85 pages.Bound in plain, old, grey wrappers. Stated second edition published the same year as the first. Previous owner's decorative bookplate inside front cover. Piece out of first page approximately 5 x 1cm which doe snot… Read more
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The Threepenny Opera

by Bertolt Brecht

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Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase
Edition
Collector's Edition
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$45.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Collector's Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase. 29.5 x 22 cm. Quarto. 155 pages. Black cloth gold embossed design and lettering housed in original slipcase. Original lithograph frontispiece. Limited to 2000 copies SIGNED by the illustrator, Jack Levine and the author of the introduction by Eric Bentley this being copy… Read more
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The Iceman Cometh

by Eugene O'Neil; Irma Jaffe

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Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase
Edition
Collector's Edition
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$130.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase. 29.5 x 18 cm. Quarto. 153 pages. Grey cloth housed in original grey slipcase. Limited to 2000 copies SIGNED by the artist, Leaonard Baskin, this being copy number 1342. Bound in lithograph with tissue guard by Baskin. Some sun fading to the… Read more
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Death of a Salesman

by Arthur Miller

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Published
1984
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Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase
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New York City: The Limited Editions Club, 1984. Leather Bound. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase. 27.5 x 20.5 cm. Quarto. 165 pages. Bound inrust -brown Nigerian goatskin in brown slipcase. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the author, Arthur Miller, and the illustrator, Leonard Baskin, this being copy 1342. Fading to the spine.
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Strindberg The Plays Vol. One

by Johan August Strindberg; Michael Meyer (Translator)

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Published
1964
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Fine
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London: Secker & Warburg, 1964. Hardcover. Fine. 22 x 14 cm. Octavo. 480 pages. Blue cloth with gold design to spine and red and gold portrait to cover. A fine copy in mylar wrapper. SIGNED by the translator, Michael Meyer, on the title page. Volume 1 only.
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Complete Works of William Shakespeare; 13 VOLUME SET

by William Shakespeare - Text edited by H.G. Clark and W.A.Wright

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no date
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very good+
Edition
Handy Stratford Shakespeare
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Pennsylvania: David McKay, no date. Handy Stratford Shakespeare. Hardcover. very good+. 32mo. (5" x 3 1/2") Maroon cloth with gilt letering. Illustrated with steel engravings. IN ORIGINAL BOX. . All books in this set very nice. Box cover has wear at crease where box opens.
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Helen Comes of Age

by Jack Lindsay

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Published
1927
Condition
vg
Edition
Limited
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London: Fanfrolico Press, 1927. Limited. Hard Cover. vg. Quarto. 221pp Red cloth gilt lettering to spine. (Spine shows light sun-fading) 221pp This edition is loimited to 500 copies numbered and signed by the author. Name and date of previous owner on fep.
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Tristram Und Ysolt; Ein Drama in Funf Akten

by Von Eduard Stucken

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Published
1916
Condition
fair
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Berlin: Erich Reiss, 1916. Hard Cover. fair. octavo., 155pp Black boards with title label to spine.German text. Inscribed, signed and dated by Von Eduard Stucken. Wear and chipping at top and bottom of spine. interior is veyr nice.
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Doctor Johnson; A Play

by A. Edward Newton

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Published
1923
Condition
near fine
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$100.00

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Boston: The Atlantic Monthly, 1923. Hard Cover. near fine. Octavo. Bound in 3/4 leather. Gilt lettering to spine. Five raised bands. Limited to 585 numbered copies and is SIGNED by A.Edward Newton.
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