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Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Present "Beyond the Sundown"

By: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Alabama-Coushatt Indian Reservation, TX: The Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation: 1976

Seller ID: 018923

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, brown-black SC wraps. A historical drama presentation of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes. The play describes the guarantee of land to the tribes by the triumphant Texas after the Texas Revolution. Contains a couple of stories: The Man who wasn't all there & Chief Colita of the Coushattas, plus two recipes: Sofkey & Indian Fry Bread. View more info

Lost in the Stars : The dramatization of Alan Paton's novel, Cry, the Beloved Country

By: Anderson, Maxwell

Price: $14.24

Publisher: New York, NY, Wm Sloane Associates, Inc: 1950

Seller ID: 000596

Condition: Good+


86 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped on front cover, dj black w/wht lettering w/illustration on the front. Includes the reviewers notes from persentation in New York, also has a copy of the musical's bill. The reviewer made notes in the text of the book. The setting is South Africa, a tale of Negroes and whites in South Africa to terms of a libretto and lyrics. reviewers notes Has reviewer's notes included on seperate paper. Revei... View more info

CHRISTMAS CANDLES

By: Carter, Elsie Hobart

Price: $29.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt & Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004724

Condition: Good+


316, red-blk-wht cloth boards w/candles & tree. Twelve plays for boys and girls, from The Christ-Candle, Toinette and the Elves, and others. These little plays were written for the classes & clubs of a small Sunday-school, where the Christmas celebration consisted of a play to introduce Santa Claus & a Christmas-tree. The contents page lists the plays, number of characters, number of acts, setting , and time with brief description of the play. slight wear to corners... View more info

Two Plays of Anton Chekhov : The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters

By: Chekhov, Anton w/intro by Gielgud, John and translated by Garnett, Constance

Price: $27.63

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 037268

Condition: Near Fine


xxii, 152 pp, dark brown leather boards w/stamped gilt lettering & deco on front, back & spine, A.E.G. (all edges gilt), red silk moiré endpapers, brown silk ribbon bookmark, four raised ribs on the spine. The book is printed on archival quality paper and is acid-neutral. Book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by Easton Press. The Cherry Orchard was Chekhov's last play. It is historical and presents a picture of the passing of the old order of Russia... View more info

A MASQUE OF MERCY

By: Frost, Robert, Illustrated by none

Price: $61.63

Publisher: New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co, 1947:

Seller ID: 003095


HB. Very Good+/No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 39 pp, prev owner's name on ffep & rfep. the setting is bookstore late at night, locked for night w/customer inside, & someone knocks at the door wanting in. View more info

Tantivy towers and Derby Day

By: Herbert, A. P

Price: $23.76

Publisher: London, England, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004222

Condition: Very Good


222 pp, Two satirical comic operas of English country and sporting life are in this volume w/silhoutte illustrations by Lady Baring. slight dj discoloration & chips on edges, prev owner wrote on ffep. View more info

Kabuki : Danjuro's Lucky Eighteen

By: Intro by Toshio, Kawatake and translation by Kay, Helen V.

Price: $33.58

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051150

Condition: Very Good


119 pp, glossy white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel and color illustrations on the rear cover. The book contains more than 500 illustrations that recreate pictorially the famous Danjuro Eighteen Kabuki Dramas in this portfolio , a treasury of Japanese art, history, color and design. It is a behind-the scenes look at Kabuki, to see the step-by-step transformation of mere mortals into warriors, courtesans, and kings through the stylized make-up and costumes. View more info

The Great Word

By: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Price: $18.28

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1905

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036766

Condition: Very Good-


200 pp, green cloth covered boars w/gilt lettering and border on the front cover & gilt lettering on the spine, teg (top edge gilt), uncut fore edge & bottom edges. Play about love. spine sunned w/some soiling to the boards. View more info

The Blue Bird : A Fairy Play in Six Acts

By: Maeterlinck, Maurice

Price: $38.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001780

Condition: Very Good


287 pp, green embossed boards w/gilt letters, prev owner name on ffep, light wear edges. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. The 1st act set in wood-cutter's cottage. Act 2 is at the palace of Fairy Berylune. Story of woodcutter and his wife who lived in a cottage at edge of ancient forest with their two children Tyltyl & Mytyl. A play about children written for adults. View more info

The Blue Bird : A Fairy Play in Six Acts

By: Maeterlinck, Maurice

Price: $8.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018773

Condition: Very Good


287 pp, grey boards w/blu letters, dj light grey w/dark blue letters. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. The 1st act set in wood-cutter's cottage. Act 2 is at the palace of Fairy Berylune. Story of woodcutter and his wife who lived in a cottage at edge of ancient forest with their two children Tyltyl & Mytyl. A play about children written for adults. light wear edges, foxing to the edges, dj has small .3" closed tear on dj spine top back View more info

The Blue Bird : A Fairy Play in Six Acts

By: Maeterlinck, Maurice

Price: $9.78

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019558

Condition: Very Good


287 pp, green embossed boards w/gilt letters, slight wear corners. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. The 1st act set in wood-cutter's cottage. Act 2 is at the palace of Fairy Berylune. Story of woodcutter and his wife who lived in a cottage at edge of ancient forest with their two children Tyltyl & Mytyl. A play about children written for adults. View more info

All God's Chillun Got Wings and Welded

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $37.19

Publisher: New York, NY, Boni and Liveright: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003880

Condition: Very Good


170 pp, quarterbound w/light brown papercovered boards w/black lettering, & cloth covered spine, couple of pages wrinkled. Play set in lower New York story of 8 children that grow up. View more info

Marco Millions : a Play

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $165.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Boni & Liveright: 1927

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036819

Condition: Very Good-


180 pp, quarterbound w/brown-gilt marbled boards w/cream spine w/brown pastedown label w/black lettering, #189 of 450 numbered & SIGNED copies, all three edges untrimmed. Play about marco polo and merchants from India & Persia trading. prev owners bookplate on the FPD, bottom front corners worn, quite a few of the pages are uncut View more info

The Iceman Cometh : a Play

By: O'Neill, Eugene w/intro by Jaffe, Irma

Price: $80.75

Publisher: New York, NY, The Limited Editions Club: 1982

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 038368

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 153 pp, (1), dark brown paper covered boards & dark brown paper covered slipcase w/lighter brown labels on spine of book & slipcase and on front cover of the book. Lithograph of Baskin tipped-in, LIMITED & Numbered being #1739 of2000 cc's printed at Stinehour Press for The Limited Editions Club. Baskin made ten full-page drawings of the characters. The Iceman Cometh, a complex play, deals on several levels with life's ultimate issues. The play is concerned wit... View more info

Pietro of Siena : a Drama

By: Phillips, Stephen

Price: $114.75

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023933

Condition: Very Good


(6), 82 pp, (4), green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine, blind stamped deco on the front. The play is set in Siena and involves the house of Tornielli and Gonzaga. remnants of dj remain w/back panel & flap, and front panel flap, prev owner's name on ffep. View more info

As You Like it : a Pleasant Comedy

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $13.18

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1900

Seller ID: 037577

Condition: Very Good-


130 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt-white-blu decoration on the front cover, green-white illustrated endpapers. Five engravings w/captioned tissue at the beginning of each act. Five engravings full page engravings w/captioned tissue, T.E.G. (top edge gilt), orange margin illustrations on each page of text. All the characters get exiled and meet in the Forest of Arden, where "as you like it" is the order of the day. slight wear to corners, rubbed spot ... View more info

Shakespeare's Comedy of as You Like it

By: Shakespeare, William, Ill

Price: $212.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 000254

Condition: Near Fine


141 pp, cream boards with bright gilt imprint and lettering on front & spine, numerous brilliant illustrations, beautiful copy, has clear mylar jacket, tipped-in illustrations. View more info

Children's Plays

By: Skinner, Eleanor L. and Ada M.

Price: $89.25

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003891

Condition: Very Good


270 pp, light brown boards w/orange & black deco & black lettering. 13 plays for children such as "Cicely and the Bears", "the Happy Beggar", "Professor Frog's Lecture", "Cock-Alu & Hen-Alie" and others. Some of plays are original & others are original adaptations which have been made w/free hand f/stories or plot incidents found in works of various writers. slight wear View more info

Beaumont and Fletcher Volume II

By: Strachey, J. St. Joe

Price: $8.46

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons:

Seller ID: 034879

Condition: Good


520 pp, dark grey papercovered boards w/pastedown title labels on the front & spine, paper chipped. Book from the Mermaid series. Contains the following five plays: King and No King, Bonduca, The Spanish Curate, The Faithful Shepherdess, and Valentinian. View more info