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Ivory Tower and other Radio Plays

By Arch Oboler

CHICAGO: William Targ, 1940. Original black and gilt cloth, 77pp, includes two other plays, Alter Ego and The Ugliest Man in the World. Signed by the author. A Limited edition of 1000 copies.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book.

$19.94

Dramatic Works

By Felicia Hemans

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1850. Original dark blue blind-stamped cloth with gilt titling and decoration to spine, 270pp, page edges gilt, a very good + copy.. Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book.

$26.59

Three Comedies Translated from the German of "G E Lessing".

By Rev J J Holroyd

Colchester: W Totham, 1838. Original green blind-stamped cloth with gilt titling and decoration to spine, xx/281pp, published by subscription. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.

$37.23

Adelaide Ristori A Sketch of Her Life and Twenty Words Relative to Her Genius with an Analysis of the Tragedy of "Medea"

By E Peron Hingston

London: Thomas Hailes Lacy, 1856. Original decorated card covers, soiled around the edges. A rare early monograph on a famous Italian tragedienne.. Card Cover. Fair. 8vo. Book.

$39.89

Ballerina : Portraits and Impressions of Nadia Nerina

By Clement Crisp (Editor)

LONDON: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1975. unpaginated, c150pp, largely illustrated. A interesting signed association copy - signed and inscribed to 'Dear Kathy and Bing [Crosby] with love Nadia. 15/9/75'. Included is a letter from Nadia Nerina of the same date thanking them 'for a superb dinner party.. made memorable by your informal singing'. Also another letter from 'Alan F' to William Tallon {better known as 'Backstairs Billy'} at Clarence House, it's footnote says 'she sent her biography to the Crosbys. They promptly gave it to me to give away'. ! VG copy in paper covered boards with cloth spine, hint of bumping to corners. Dust wrapper complete but worn on edges and corners with a couple of closed tears. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good+. 4to.

$166.19

Massine : Camera Studies

By Gordon Anthony

LONDON: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, 1939. 34pp text appreciation by Sacheverell Sitwell with a frontispiece and 31 tipped in plates by Gordon Anthony. VG copy in slightly rubbed red cloth boards as issued. Signed and inscribed from Anthony and with a loose signed photograph of Lady Alexandra Cadogen by Anthony. . Signed by Author. 1st. Cloth. Very Good. 4to.

$66.48

The Playground

By James Broughton

San Francisco: The Centaur Press, 1949. Original cloth and dustwrapper which has darkened spine, slight chipping and insect damage to front, internally slight insect damage to the top edges of the last 3 pages and the endpapers, illustrations by Zev, a limited edition of 1000 copies, signed by the author.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Zev. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$63.82

Hengist, King of Kent: Or the Mayor of Queensborough

By Thomas Middleton

Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. Original red cloth with gilt titling, spine slightly sunned, liv/136pp, illuistrated with 6 plates, edited from the MS in the Folger Shakespeare Library by R C Bald.. 1st American. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.

$33.24

My Autobiography

By Madame Judith

Eveleigh Nash, 1912. Autobiography of French 19th Century actress Jule Bernat Derosne. 312pp with portrait fontis. VG clean copy, just a little age browning, in original blue cloth/gilt with minor wear to edges. . 1st English Edition. Cloth. VG-. Large 8vo.

$12.63

Original Plays : Second Series

By Gilbert W S

Chatto & Windus, 1881. The Second volume of Gilbert's plays including 'HMS Pinafore', 'Pirates of Penzance' and 'The Sorcerer'. 338pp + publishers adverts (dated June 1881). VG clean copy, slight spotting. Original decorative cloth boards, somewhat browned, spine ends a little frayed. 1st edition. . 1st. Decorative Cloth. VG-. 8vo.

$126.30

Original Plays : First Series

By Gilbert W S

Chatto & Windus, 1881. The first volume of Gilbert's plays including 'Trial by Jury'. 242pp + piblishers adverts (dated June 1881). VG clean copy, slight spotting. Original decorative cloth boards, some browning, slight nick to head of spine. Early reprint {first published 1876]. . 1st (reprint). Decorative Cloth. VG-. 8vo.

$46.53