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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.