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The Tempest
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The Tempest

By Shakespeare William

London: William Heinemann and Doubleday, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Vellum). Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Rackham, Arthur. Vellum backed boards. Very slight discoloration to boards - just about fine, in a very slightly age toned jacket Number 314 of 520 (1-260 for the U.K., 261-520 for the U.S.). 21 color plates, one of which did not appear in the trade edition. Latimer 61 Size: Quarto (4to). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edge gilt in good condition. Illustrator: Rackham, Arthur. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Theatre & Plays; Signed by Illustrator. Inventory No: 046869.

$2500.00

Nubes Comoedia [Greek Title]
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Nubes Comoedia [Greek Title]

By Aristophanes

Glasgow: Foulis, 1755. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Later green morocco over patterned boards by Margaret Cole, light bumping, toning, spine faded at top, scattered foxing internally mostly to first and last pages. In Greek. 64pp Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 046707.

$250.00

Il Pastor Fido Tragicommedia Pastorale
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Il Pastor Fido Tragicommedia Pastorale

By Guarini, Battista

paris: Gian Francesco Knapen, 1729. Later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Green paper covered boards, worn at edges, spine faded; sound overall. Scatered foxing, browing, age toning internally. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 046687.

$100.00

Il Pastor Fido, tragicommedia pastorale
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Il Pastor Fido, tragicommedia pastorale

By Guarini, Battista

Venice: Battista Ciotti, 1602. Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Fair Condition. lacking a1-3, a8, b1, b8, all in the preliminaries, with a manuscript half title (10 of 16) leaves, 488pp with 4 engraved plates. Part One only. Scattered foxing, a few minor paper repairs, stains, tears on two pages etc. A good working copy of the first part. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 046686.

$250.00

Il Postiglione Overo Lettere di Antonio Lupis
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Il Postiglione Overo Lettere di Antonio Lupis

By Lupis Antonio

Venice: Prodotti, 1693. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Contemporary vellum, discolored but sound, scattered minor browning; lacking pages 35-38, otherwise very good. (14),342 (1)pp Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 046682.

$100.00

La Zoccoletta Pietosa Commedia
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La Zoccoletta Pietosa Commedia

By Rota Vincenzo

Venice: Simone Occhi, 1743. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Later marbled wraps, dampstain to upper corner of title and a couple pages of preliminaries - otherwise light scattered foxing.78p Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 046681.

$100.00

Mundus in Maligno Positus. I. Jo. 2. argumentum theatri ascetici sive meditationum sacrarum in theatro congregationis latinae exhibitarum ab anno 1748 usque ad annum 1750
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Mundus in Maligno Positus. I. Jo. 2. argumentum theatri ascetici sive meditationum sacrarum in theatro congregationis latinae exhibitarum ab anno 1748 usque ad annum 1750

By Neumayr Franz

Augsburg & Ingolstadt: Craz & Summer, 1761. Early Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Half leather over marbled boards, leather dry and rubbed, lacking lettering piece. A few institutional stamps, pocket to rear pastedown, otherwise quite clean internally. 388pp. Collecting a number of moralistic plays by the prolific Jesuit theologian and playwright. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 046531.

$250.00

The Land of Heart's Desire
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The Land of Heart's Desire

By Yeats W.B.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Wraps discolored, detached and heavily chipped, front with significant loss at the top edge, lighter at bottom edge, and a 2" teat at the bottom center; rear wraps with modest chipping at edges. String binding failing and nearly disbound - but generally very good internally, a few small marks, light chipping to page edges. The first state without the fleurons following "Desire" on the cover (Ahearn 721). The cover and title page (of the same image) by Aubrey Beardsley. A notoriously fragile book and often found in even more compromised condition. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 045992.

$1250.00

Proverbes Dramatiques
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Proverbes Dramatiques

By Carmontelle Louis Carrogis

Merlin, 1768. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Two volumes, five parts, bound as one in contemporary speckled calf, spine a little dry, front hinge cracked but sound. Light scattered foxing. The first two volumes, published in 1768, of what would become a six volume set by 1773. Attractively printed with headpieces. 362pp; 366pp. Duplessis 320. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2 volumes of the 6-volume set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Language & Linguistics. Inventory No: 045988.

$200.00

Le Théâtre de la Cruauté (manifeste)
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Le Théâtre de la Cruauté (manifeste)

By Artaud Antonin

Paris: NRF (Nouvelle Revue Française, 1932. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Original printed wrappers, a touch soiled and creased, last few pages modestly soiled and creased on the upper right. Very rare original offprint edition of Artaud's manifesto first published in the October issue of Nouvelle Revue Française. 12pp. Later collected with other texts and published as Theatre et son Double in 1938, Artaud's conception of theater as a crowbar that can violently and unexpectedly unlock the subconscious was enormously influential. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 045553.

$1950.00

Fígaro. Coleccion de Artículos Dramáticos, Literarios, Politicos y de Costumbres, Publicados en los Años 1832, 1833 y 1834 en el Pobrecito Hablador, la Revista Española y el Obsevador
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Fígaro. Coleccion de Artículos Dramáticos, Literarios, Politicos y de Costumbres, Publicados en los Años 1832, 1833 y 1834 en el Pobrecito Hablador, la Revista Española y el Obsevador

By José de Larra D. Mariano

Madrid: Los Hijos de Doña Catalina Piñuela, 1837. Second Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. 5 volumes rebound in burgundy leather backed cloth - original front wrap bound in on volumes 2-5, first title worn with a small tear, scattered browning and foxing, a few old ownership marks, otherwise unmarked and very clean internally. Attractively printed with engraved tailpieces. Published the year of de Larra's unfortunate suicide. 192; 183; 178; 182; 193pp Size: 16mo . 5-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 045373.

$500.00

Agnese, Dramma Semi-Serio in Due Atti. Inés, Ópera Semi-Séria en Dos Actos
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Agnese, Dramma Semi-Serio in Due Atti. Inés, Ópera Semi-Séria en Dos Actos

By Bonavoglio Luigi

Madrid: I. Sancha, 1829. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary acid calf, wear at corners, Text in Italian with facing Spanish translation. First published in Italian in 1818. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 045374.

$125.00

La Fameuse Comedienne ou Histoire de La Guerin, Auparavant Femme & Veuve de Moliere
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La Fameuse Comedienne ou Histoire de La Guerin, Auparavant Femme & Veuve de Moliere

By [Madame Boudin?]

Francfort: Frans Rottenberg, 1688. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Later full burgundy morocco by Zaehnsdorf, hinges cracked and weakening, largish chip to spine, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. First three pages chipped at the edges, small paper repair to page 5, scattered light foxing. 89, (3)pp. The first edition of a notorious book about the former wife of Moliere, a celebrated actress who started the Théatre Guénégaud. She married M. Guerin after the playwright's death which occasioned this embellished story. Despite the fact that it is often considered more a novel than history, much of the information was included in Moliere's various biographies. It went through a number of editions over the years, under a few different names - all the early ones are quite scarce. "la plus complete...et la plus belle" and "à la fin les Portraits en vers des comédiennes d'Hotel Guénégaud, qui manquent dans les autre éditions." Leber library 2245. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 045343.

$1500.00

Oeuvres de Crébillon
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Oeuvres de Crébillon

By de Crébillon Claude Prosper Jolyot

Paris: Antonie-Augustin Renouard, 1818. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in quarter leather, boards a bit rubbed but quite sound. Attractively illustrated, scattered mostly minor foxing but quite bright overall; partially unopened. Tissue guards generally intact. 448pp; 411pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 045219.

$250.00

L'Imperatrice aux Rochers. Miracle en 5 actes et 14 tableaux, en vers
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L'Imperatrice aux Rochers. Miracle en 5 actes et 14 tableaux, en vers

By de Bouhélier Saint-Georges

Paris: Editeurs Associes - François Bernouard, 1928. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Original yellow wraps, spine perished, worn at edges, Inscribed by the author to Max Dorian. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Poetry. Inventory No: 045164.

$50.00

The Quaker City Holy Land Excursion
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The Quaker City Holy Land Excursion

By Twain Mark

Omaha: The Buttonmaker Press, 1986. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition. John De Pol. Fine in red cloth, prospectus laid in. Number 103 of 150 signed by De Pol. Faint bump to bottom edge. Size: Octavo (8vo). Illustrator: John De Pol. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 044695.

$125.00

Oeuvres du Sieur De La Chapelle
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Oeuvres du Sieur De La Chapelle

By de la Chapelle Jean

Paris: Jean Anisson, 1700. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in full contemporary gilt ruled calf, spines elaborately gilt in compartments but a little faded. An attractive pair including Les Amours de Catulle, Zaide, Cleopatre, Telephonte, etc. Pencils notes to endpaper, light scattered foxing. An attractive pair. (xxviii), 214; 286, (2)pp Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 044723.

$300.00

Oeuvres de P. Corneille, Théatre Complet...Ornée du Portrait en Pied Colorié
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Oeuvres de P. Corneille, Théatre Complet...Ornée du Portrait en Pied Colorié

By Corneille Pierre

Paris: Laplace, 1869. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Good Condition. Front joint split and board loose; attractive colored costume plates throughout. Scattered mild foxing, including to the plates. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 044379.

$100.00

Miscellaneous Works in Verse and Prose
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Miscellaneous Works in Verse and Prose

By Miller James

London: J. Watts, 1741. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full contemporary gilt and treated calf, worn, front board detached, stamped Sober Society in gilt on the covers. Planned to continue past volume 1, it was never completed and Miller died in 1744. Collects Harlequin-Horace or the Art of Modern Poetry; Of Politeness; The Political Pillory; Poems on Several Occasions; and a group of plays: The Humours of Oxford. A Comedy; The Mother In Law; The Man of Taste; The Universal Passion. Each with a separate half title and with 2 plates as frontis pieces. The last two plays with large persistent stains that are unsightly but do not obscure any text. Scarce. Size: Quarto (4to). Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 043831.

$350.00

Bygmester Solness [The Master Builder]
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Bygmester Solness [The Master Builder]

By Ibsen Henrik

Kobenhavn (Copenhagen): Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag (F. Hegel & Son), 1892. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Publishers elaborately gilt cloth, gilt page edges, silk page marker, decorative endpapers. Light edgewear and rubbing to joints. A very attractive copy of one of Ibsen's major works, published in English as The Master Builder and first performed in London in 1893. Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 043735.

$650.00

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