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One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign: Historical Programs and Dedication of Markers along Route of March

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1929

Seller ID: 2259845

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned. 1929 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. Pageants: Genesee Country, Leicester, September 14, 1929; Finger Lakes Area, Geneva, September, 21, 1929; Newtown Battlefield Area, Elmira, September 28, 1929. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Pocahontas: A Historical Drama, in Five Acts; with an Introductory Essay and Notes

By: A Citizen of the West [Owen, Robert Dale]; [Mackay, Robert W. Stuart]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: George Dearborn: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289646

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit rubbed with minimal loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, moderatly foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1837 Hard Cover. Sabin 58021. Sabin gives both Owen and Mackay as possible authors, without providing rationale in support of either. Mackay is listed as the copyright holder on this copy. A historical drama focused on the life of Pocahontas, the Native American daughter of chief Powhatan famous for saving the life of John Smith. She later converted to Christianity and wed John Rolfe. View more info

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Shakespeare: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275618

ISBN: 140007598X

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on blurb page, faint odor of smoke, minor general wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 572 pp. Drawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler of London history, Peter Ackroyd surely re-creates the world that shaped Shakespeare--and brings the playwright himself into unusually vivid focus. With characteristic narrative panache, Ackroyd immerses us in sixteenth-century Stratford and the rural landscape–the industry, the animals, even the flowers–that would appear in Shakespear... View more info

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A Life of William Shakespeare

By: Adams, Joseph Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266251

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light general wear, pages faintly toned. 1923 Hard Cover. xvi, 559 pp. Adams was descended from the Presidential family, and was the first appointed director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. William Shakespeare (/??e?ksp??r/ SHAYK-speer; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.[2][3][4] He is often called England's national poet, and the Bard of Avon.[5][b] His extant works, including collaborations, consist of ... View more info

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The Oresteian Trilogy: Agamemnon; The Choephori; The Eumenides

By: Aeschylus

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1988

Seller ID: 2198925

Condition: Good


Minor ink marginalia. 1988 Mass Market Paperback. Aeschylus (525-c.456 bc) set his great trilogy in the immediate aftermath of the Fall of Troy, when King Agamemnon returns to Argos, a victor in war. Agamemnon depicts the hero's discovery that his family has been destroyed by his wife's infidelity and ends with his death at her callous hand. Clytemnestra's crime is repaid in The Choephori when her outraged son Orestes kills both her and her lover. The Eumenides then follows Orestes as he is hounded to Athens by the Furies' law of vengeance and depicts Athene replacing the bloody cycle of... View more info

Aeschylus I: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Prometheus Bound (The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume I [1]) (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 310) [Oresteia]

By: Aeschylus; Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library / Random House: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294351

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Slightly musty, 1/2 inch closed jacket tear. 1942 Hard Cover. 245, [5] pp. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Translated from the Greek and edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Includes: Introduction to the Oresteia; Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Introduction to Prometheus Bound; Prometheus Bound. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primi... View more info

Aeschylus II: The Suppliant Maidens; The Persians; Seven Against Thebes (The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume II [2]) (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 311)

By: Aeschylus; Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond; Benardete, Seth G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library / Random House: 1956

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294352

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket (415 titles listed on reverse). Slightly musty. 1956 Hard Cover. 147, [5] pp. Blue cloth, gilt titles, black titles panels and top edge. Translated from the Greek by Seth G. Benardete and David Grene, edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Includes: Introduction to The Suppliant Maidens; The Suppliant Maidens; Introduction to The Persians; The Persians; Introduction to Seven Against Thebes; Seven Against Thebes. View more info

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2277128

Condition: Near Fine


Endpaper edges a bit faded. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from... View more info

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2280923

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed, a few blemishes on boards. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to s... View more info

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The Complete Greek Tragedies, in Four Volumes: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides (2 Vols.)

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond; Benardete, Seth G.; Fitzgerald, Robert; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Moore, John; Jameson, Michael; Warner, Rex; Gladstone, Ralph; Arrowsmith, William; Bynner, Witter; Nims, John Frederick; Wille

Price: $90.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2288748

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Top edges of each volume and rear board of Aeschylus a bit foxed, some fading, one gathering of Sophocles volume repaired at binding, minor pencil marks on just a few pages. 1959 Hard Cover. viii, 350, [1]; vi, 459, [1]; x, 660, [1]; vi, 615, [1] pp. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors, together with scholarly introductions and line numbers in margins. Includes: Oresteia (Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides); The Suppliant Maidens; The Persians; Seven against Thebes; Prometheus Bound; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone; Ajax... View more info

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The Great Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Lattimore, Richard; Grene, David; Wyckoff, Elizabeth; Warner, Rex; Arrowsmith, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265086

Condition: Good


Stain to fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 360, [2] pp. 8vo. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of Greek tragedies translated by various contributors. Includes: Agamemnon; Prometheus Bound; Oedipus the King; Antigone; Medea; The Bacchae. View more info

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The New Stage Production of Show Boat (Rodgers and Hammerstein Playbill / Souvenir Book)

By: Al Greenstone

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Al Greenstone, New York:

Seller ID: 1819891

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. Playbill with two tone photographs and biographical information on Edna Ferber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and the cast of the production. View more info

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Le Voyageur Sans Bagages / Le Bal Des Voleurs

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: La Table Ronde: 1958

Seller ID: 2208273

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1958 Mass Market Paperback. Two plays by a master of French experimental drama. View more info

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The Birds [with] The Frogs

By: Aristophanes; Fitts, Dudley; Hickie, William James; Seldes, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261907

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number I:25 laid in. Slipcase lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. xii, 52; xviii, 62 pp. The Birds, bound dos a dos with The Frogs. The Birds is translated by Dudley Fitts, with illustrations by Marian Parry, and The Frogs is translated by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes, and wood engravings by John Austen. View more info

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Lysistrata (Signet Classic)

By: Aristophanes; Parker, Douglass (Translator)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet Classic: 2001

Seller ID: 2198299

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear cover, pages toned. 2001 Mass Market Paperback. 128 pp. Translated by Douglass Parker. Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favors with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes Lysistrata a comedy without peer in the history of theater. View more info

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New Voices in the American Theatre (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 258)

By: Atkinson, Brooks; Williams, Tennessee; Miller, Arthur; Inge, William; Axelrod, George; Anderson, Robert; Wouk, Herman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library, New York: 1955

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1956425

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Printed between 1969 and 1975 based on jacket design. Jacket lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1955 Hard Cover. xi, 559 pp. 2-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, silver titles & rules on spine, blind-stamped emblem & border on front board. A collection of American plays, with a foreword by Brooks Atkinson. Includes: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams; Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller; Come Back, Little Sheba by William Inge; The Seven Year Itch by George Axelrod; Tea and Sympathy by Robert Anderson; and The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial by ... View more info

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Bolshoi's Young Dancers

By: Avalani, Noi; Zhdanov, Leonid

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers: 1975

Seller ID: 2199617

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper, corners rubbed. 1975 Hard Cover. 309 pp. A spotlight of famous Bolshoi dancers including Vladimir Vassiliev, Ekaterina Maximova, Mikhail Lavrovsky, Natalia Bessmertnova, Yuri Vladimirov and Nina Sorokina documented in gorgeous black and white photographs. View more info

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The Genius of the Early English Theater

By: Barnet, Sylvan; Berman, Morton; Burto, William

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Mentor: 1962

Seller ID: 1514511

ISBN: 9991637583

Condition: Good


Faded wrappers, edge wear. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. 448 pp. Includes Abraham and Isaac; The Second Shepherds' Play; Everyman; Doctor Faustus by Marlowe; Macbeth by Shakespeare; Volpone by Ben Johnson & Samson Agonistes by Milton. View more info

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Soul of the Age: A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare

By: Bate, Jonathan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Random House: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288486

ISBN: 1400062063

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Newspaper clippings laid in. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked, remainder mark. 2009 Hard Cover. xix, 471 pp. In this illuminating, innovative biography, Jonathan Bate, one of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, has found a fascinating new way to tell the story of the great dramatist. Using the Bard’s own immortal list of a man’s seven ages in As You Like It, Bate deduces the crucial events of Shakespeare’s life and connects them to his world and work as never before. Here is the author as an infant, born into a world of plague and syphilli... View more info

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One Hundred Women's Stage Monologues from the 1980's

By: Beard, Jocelyn A.; Near, Timothy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: A Smith and Kraus Book: 1991

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2285140

ISBN: 0962272299

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1991 Trade Paperback. xx, 195 pp. THE comprehensive monologue book for women from the brilliant theatre of the 1980's. Including selections from: Fool For Love by Sam Shepard, The Loman Family Picnic by Donald Margulies, Quartermaine's Terms by Simon Gray, Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill, The Widow's Blind Date by Israel Horovitz, The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney, Aristocrats by Brian Friel, Reckless by Craig Lucas. View more info

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Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts

By: Beckett, Samuel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.: 1982

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2293801

ISBN: 0802130348

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 1982 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A classic of modern theatre and perennial favorite of colleges and high schools. One of the most noble and moving plays of our generation . . . suffused with tenderness for the whole human perplexity . . . like a sharp stab of beauty and pain.--The London Times. View more info

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My Brother Brendan

By: Behan, Dominic

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2268440

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink note on front endpaper. 1965 Hard Cover. 159 pp. Dominic Behan's bottle book uncorks the same Dionysian spirit as Brendan's Confessions of An Irish Rebel (see p. 153). Much of the story is reconstructed from Brendan's own lips, and nearly all is personal observation. Dominic's portrait of Brendan is more savagely graphic and uninhibited, covers some of the same incidents, fills in the missing parents, and carries the reader nine years farther to Brendan's funeral. He writes with as much love as his irascible, scathing brother will allow him f... View more info

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The Rover (Second Edition)

By: Behn, Aphra

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Broadway: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205403

ISBN: 1551112140

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1999 Trade Paperback. Increasingly Aphra Behn?the first woman professional writer?is also regarded as one of the most important writers of the 17th century. The Rover, her most famous and most accomplished play, is in many ways firmly in the tradition of Restoration drama; Willmore, the title character, is a rake and a libertine, and the comedy feeds on sexual innuendo, intrigue and wit. But the laughter that the play insights has a biting edge to it and the sexual intrigue an unsettling depth. As Anne Russell points out in her introduction to this edition, there are three op... View more info

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The Return of Peter Grimm

By: Belasco, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269676

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine faintly toned, a few faint spots on page ridges, ink name on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. 344 pp. Novelized from the play by David Belasco. View more info

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Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263560

ISBN: 1573221201

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine slightly faded. 1998 Hard Cover. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human is the culmination of Harold Bloom's life's work in reading, writing about, and teaching Shakespeare. It is his passionate and convincing analysis of the way in which Shakespeare not merely represented human nature as we know it today, but actually created it: before Shakespeare, there was characterization; after Shakespeare, there was character, men and women with highly individual personalities--Hamlet, Falstaff, Iago, Cleopatra, Macbeth, Rosalind, and Lear, among them. In making his argument... View more info

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All the World's a Stage: Speeches, Poems and Songs from Shakespeare

By: Boux, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shepheard: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2144567

Condition: Very Good


Very light edge wear to upper rear jacket.Very Good. 1994 Hard Cover. A gorgeously illustrated version of the greatest speeches and scenes from the works of Shakespeare. View more info

Mother Courage & Her Children

By: Brecht, Bertolt

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1994

Seller ID: 1294977

ISBN: 1559702346

Condition: Very Good


Light wear. 1994 Trade Paperback. 154 pp. In this chronicle of the Thirty Years War, Mother Courage follows the armies back and forth across Europe, selling provisions and liquor from her canteen wagon. One by one she loses her children to the war but will not part with her livelihood - the wagon. The Berlin production of 1949, with Helene Weigel as Mother Courage, marked the foundation of the Berliner Ensemble. Considered by many to be one of the greatest anti-war plays ever written and Brecht's masterpiece. View more info

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The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Auden, W.H.; Kallman, Chester

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David R. Godine: 1976

Seller ID: 2205872

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Minor tear to jacket base. 1976 Hard Cover. 107 pp. Brecht's operatic play produced with Hauptmann, Neher and Weill was first staged in 1930. The story is that three criminals create the city of Mahagonny. Drinking, gambling, prize-fights and similar activities are the sole occupation of the inhabitants, and money rules. Mahagonny is threatened by a hurricane at the end of Act 1, which despite much anticipation and causing much distress simply bypasses the city. In Act 2 following the hurricane nothing is forbidden and various scenes of debauchery occur. Jenny and Jim try to l... View more info

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Galileo: A Play

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Laughton, Charles; Bentley, Eric

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grove Press, Inc.: 1966

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2270465

Condition: Good


Seventh printing. Ink mark on front wrapper, pages lightly toned. 1966 Mass Market Paperback. 155 pp. Life of Galileo (German: Leben des Galilei), also known as Galileo, is a play by the twentieth-century German dramatist Bertolt Brecht with incidental music by Hanns Eisler. The play was written in 1938 and received its first theatrical production (in German) at the Zurich Schauspielhaus, opening on 9 September 1943. This production was directed by Leonard Steckel, with set-design by Teo Otto. The cast included Steckel himself (as Galileo), Karl Paryla and Wolfgang Langhoff. The second (or 'Am... View more info

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The Threepenny Opera (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Brecht, Bertolt; Vesey, Desmond; Bentley, Eric

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1993

Seller ID: 2144207

Condition: Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives insert laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. 155 pp. Tall 8o. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, coral ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the original German with the English lyrics and a new introduction by Eric Bentley. Color lithographic frontispiece and illustrations by Jack Levine. Based on John Gay's eighteenth century Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera, first staged in 1928 at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in Berlin, is a vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set ... View more info