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The Persians [Persae]

by Aeschylus and Gilbert Murray [Editor]

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Published
1939
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1939. First Edition. Fine. 8vo. Green cloth, 92pp. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar on front pastedown. Spine a bit faded, light wear on edges o/w fine. This play, translated into English rhyming verse, "was first acted in 472 BC, eight years after the Battle of Salamis" It is often described of as a historical… Read more
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La Veniexiana (1535)

by Balducci, Carolyn Feleppa [Translator]

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Published
2000
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Fine
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Ottawa: Doverhouse Editions, 2000. Softcover. Fine. 8vo. Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation Series, No. 34. Paperback, 83pp. About fine.
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Shakespeare's Rugby Wars

by Coculuzzi, Chris and Matt Toner

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Published
2005
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Fine
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Toronto: Upstart Crow Publishing, 2005. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo. Illustrated glossy wrappers, 52pp. About fine. "Hybrid of improvised sporting play and spectacle theatre transforming Shakespeare's Wars of the Roses tetralogy (Henry VI, arts 1, 2, 3 and Richard III) into a rugby match.
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Collected Plays [Vol. III]

by O'Casey, Sean

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Published
1951
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Fine
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London: Macmillan, 1951. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Brown cloth, v, 274pp. Laid-in card from Macmillan for Review. Light bruising on spine o/w fine in d/w. Jacket faded and clipped. Contains Purple Dust, Red Roses for Me, and a new one-act play, Hall of Healing.
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The Tomorrow Box

by Chislett, Anne

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Published
1989
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Fine
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Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 1989. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Third Edition, Second Printing. Paperback, 106pp. Wrappers a bit faded but o/w fine. "The Tomorrow Box tells the story of two marriage in an Ontario farming family.
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Letters to Roger Blin: Reflections on The Theatre

by Genet, Jean

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Published
1969
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Near Fine
Edition
1st American Edition
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New York: Grove Press, 1969. 1st American Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. First US Edition in English. Originally published as Lettres a Roger Blin. Translated by Richard Seaver. Soft cover. 72 pp. [32] pp. B&W photo plates. Some light edge wear and bumping to corners. Ink ownership inscription to foot of half-title. In 1966, Genet's most ambitious… Read more
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The King's Playhouse. Near Fine. 6.25" x 3.5" Promotional flyer. Tan card, 6.25" x 3.5". Announcing "Lon Chaney in 'Where East is East,' for three days only, Mon-Tues-Wed Oct. 7-8-9. The man of 1000 faces in a film, Lon Chaney is here in a story full of Mystery. A surprise you can never guess - Swift Action -… Read more
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The Plough and the Stars: A Tragedy in Four Acts

by O'Casey, Sean

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Published
1932
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Very Good
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London: Samuel French Limited, 1932. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Acting edition. Original blue paper wraps, sewn and glued binding. 80 pp. Darkening to spine and edges of covers, creasing to corners and spine. Includes B&W illustration of stage direction.
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Thor, With Angels

by Fry, Christopher

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Published
1949
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Near Fine
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London: Oxford University Press, 1949. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 18mo. Third impression. Full red cloth, gold lettering to spine. 54 pp. Near fine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Interior clean. Dust jacket is age toned, bumped at extremities, a few small chips and short tears. "Thor, With Angels" was first performed, as the year's Canterbury Festival play,… Read more
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Plays, Prose Writings & Poems

by Wilde, Oscar

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Published
1961
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Near Fine
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London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1961. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo. An Everyman Paperback, No. 1858. Paperback, xviii, 428 pp., [3 pp. ads]. Slight darkening to spine, minor edge wear, front cover curling, a few stains to rear.
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Backstage at Stratford

by Ganong, Joan

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Published
1962
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Longman's Canada Ltd, 1962. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. Full orange buckram. 198 pp. With twelve pages of B&W photos of the Festival's ninth season. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, small spot of wear to tail edge of rear board, slight sunning to spine. Dust jacket chipped… Read more
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Scarborough Fair V: An Anthology of Literature

by Hayward, Robert S. And Andrew M. Kroen [editors]

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Published
1978
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Good
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Toronto: Scarborough College, University of Toronto, 1978. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. Original pictorial paper wraps. 93 pp., [3 pp. table of contents at rear]. B&W illustrations in-text throughout. Wear to edges. Sunning to spine and discolouration to wraps. Small black mark to rear cover. The material in this anthology has been selected from over 400 pieces of literature… Read more
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Dollars to Doughnuts: A Farce in Three Acts

by Hughes, Glenn

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Published
1934
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Good
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New York: Samuel French, 1934. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo. Original blue paper wraps. Stapled and glued binding. 88 p.p. B&W illustration of stage set up. Creasing to covers, sunning to spine. The Boland daughter, Caroline, is bringing a prospect home - George, who does not approve of wealth. So the servants are dismissed and they are supposed… Read more
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Adventures in The Skin Trade

by Thomas, Dylan; Sinclair, Andrew [stage adaptation]

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
Edition
1st American Edition
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New York: New Directions Books, 1968. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo (tall). Original red cloth, green lettering to spine. 94 p.p. Light rubbing to extremities, else fine. Dust jacket is price clipped and has small spot of wear to front joint, some light chafing, else fine.
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The Comedy of Bristo, or The Pimp (Comedia Do Fanchono Ou De Bristo)

by De Ferreira, Antonio; John R.C. Martyn [translator]

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions, 1990. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation 20. Soft cover. 126 p.p. The first English version of a 16th century play by Portuguese author and lawyer Antonio de Ferreira.
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The Weavers

by Hauptmann, Gerhart; Marcus, Frank [translator]

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Published
1980
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London: Eyre Methuen, 1980. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo. Soft cover. xii, 88 p.p. Some light edge wear and sunning to spine. Based on historical fact - a riot by the hideously oppressed weavers in Silesia in 1844 - The Weavers is accorded the status of being the first socialist play, the first play to have a collective… Read more
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The Baptism & the Toilet

by Jones, Leroi

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Published
1966
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New York: Grove Press, 1966. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. Evergreen Playscript No. 10. Fifth printing. Paperback. 62pp. Name on first page, wrappers somewhat soiled and rubbed with tape marking to upper front cover but still a good copy. "The Baptism, a viciously comic assault on divers hypocrisies-religious, social, sexual-which inform conteporary American life, and The Toilet, a tough,… Read more
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Euripides Bacchae

by Dodds, E.R.

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Published
1963
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Oxford at the Clardendon Press, 1963. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. Later printing from the sheets of the second edition. Orig. red cloth, lix, 253pp. Light rubbing to edges, spine bruised, o/w very good in very good but worn and clipped d/w, sticker ghost on upper front jacket.
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L'Oracolo: A Music Drama in One Act

by Leoni, Franco [composer]

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Published
1977
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Very Good
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New York: London Records Incorporated, 1977. Very Good. 6.75" x 9" Two cassette tapes in pictorial case, with staple-bound pamphlet. Facing Italian and English libretto. B&W photos. Based on "The Cat and the Cherub of C.B. Fernauld" by Camillo Zanoni. Produced for the first time at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, on Wednesday, June 28th, 1905. Recorded July… Read more
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Volunteers

by Friel, Brian

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London & Boston: Faber & Faber, 1979. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo (small). Orig. wrappers, 70pp. Wear to wrappers and edges with small soil to rear cover, o/w very good.
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