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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, moderately 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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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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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

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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 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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Comic Tragedies

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279520

Condition: Very Good


First edition (BAL 224). No jacket, front free endpaper missing, pages very faintly toned. 1893 Hard Cover. 317 pp. This volume, published after Alcott's death, is a compilation of the real plays written by her and her sisters, which were fictionalized in Little Women. 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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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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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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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

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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 Later English Drama (Student's Edition)

By: Brown, Calvin S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The A.S. Barnes Company: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1843396

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rear hinge starting. 1914 Hard Cover. xix, 571 pp. Contents include; Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer; Sheridan's The Rivals; The School for Scandal; Knowles' Virginius; Bulwer-Lytton's The Lady of Lyons; Richelieu. It is the object of this book to present in convenient and accessible form what has ben done best in English drama from the time of Goldman to the present [1914]. For this purpose six plays, all of which still retain a place on the stage, have been selected, and, that the usefulness of the book might be increased, a number of notes have been added. --From th... View more info

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The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning (Student's Cambridge Edition)

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1895

Seller ID: 2263678

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, light stain along top edge, ink name on front endpaper. 1895 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 1033 pp. Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax. Browning's early career began promisingly, but was not a success. The long poem Pauline brought him to the attention of Dante Gabriel Ro... View more info

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Evans Shakespeare Editions)

By: Bruster, Douglas; Shakespeare, William

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Wadsworth Cengage Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203676

ISBN: 0495911194

Condition: Fine


1st printing. A fine copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. viii, 292 pp. Each volume of EVANS SHAKESPEARE is edited by a Shakespearean scholar. The pedagogy is designed to help students contextualize Renaissance drama, while providing explanatory notes to the play.Keywords: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE EVANS DOUGLAS BRUSTER MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM PLAYS THEATER THEATRE View more info

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Motley Tales and a Play (The New York Public Library Collector's Edition)

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doublday: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2197529

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine.Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxix, 387 pp. This anthology provides an unusual selection of stories and a play from among the author's own favorites, including The Student and The Three Sisters. Drawing from such rare artifacts as the Moscow Art Theatre's album from its production of The Three Sisters (with Chekhov's wife in the role of Masha) and Vladimir Nabokov's handwritten lecture notes on Chekhov's oeuvre, this Collector's Edition of most-loved works offers readers the chance to become acquainted with Chekhov's tender humor through t... View more info

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Anton Chekhov: Greatest Plays

By: Chekhov, Anton; Fen, Elisaveta

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265136

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 274, [6] pp. Black leather spine, grey cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, grey ribbon marker bound in. A collection of plays by Anton Chekhov, including: The Cherry Orchard; The Sea Gull; The Three Sisters; Uncle Vanya. View more info

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Les Parents Terribles

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Folio: 1972

Seller ID: 2196654

ISBN: 2070361497

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. En 1923 parait aux editions Stock le premier livre de dessins de Jean Cocteau. Le poete a alors 34 ans. On y retrouve plus d une centaine d illustrations: des portraits de Raymond Radiguet, Pablo Picasso, la comtesse de Noailles, des scenes de la vie quotidienne, des souvenirs des Ballets russes, des allegories Jean Cocteau s y revele un talentueux caricaturiste, croqueur de visages et d attitudes. Commemorant le cinquantieme anniversaire de sa mort, la reedition de cet ouvrage inestimable est un evenement. View more info

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The Way of the World: Comedy in Five Acts

By: Congreve, William; Kronenberger, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2261913

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S26 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edge faded. 1959 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 108 pp. Introduction by Louis Kronenberger, illustrations by T.M. Cleland. With piercing accuracy William Congreve depicted the shallow, brittle world of society where the right artifice in manners, fashion and conversation—and money—eased the passage to success. Through sparkling, witty dialogue and brilliant characterisation—Lady Plyant, Valentine, Lady Touchwood, Mirabell and Millamant—Congreve exposed the follies and vanities of that world, and sug... View more info

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Laughing Anne & One Day More: Two Plays

By: Conrad, Joseph; Galsworthy, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Castle: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197196

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridge and first few leaves foxed. 1924 Hard Cover. 127 pp., 3-page publisher ad bound in following text. 8vo. Two plays by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories, with an introduction by John Galsworthy, author of The Forsyte Saga.Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION THEATRE PLAYS View more info

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Shakepeare and the Dramaturgy of Power (Princeton Legacy Library)

By: Cox, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263725

ISBN: 0691067651

Condition: Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 282 pp. Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege. View more info

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La Vida es un Sueño

By: De La Barca, Pedro Calderon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Jorge A. Mestas: 1999

Seller ID: 2280013

ISBN: 8489163502

Condition: Very Good


Spanish language. Pages faintly toned. 1999 Trade Paperback. One of Calderon's most celebrated plays of the Spanish theater. View more info