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Drama & Theater

Drama & Theater

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Madame Sarah, Agate, James
1 Agate, James Madame Sarah
New York Benjamin Blom, 1969 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Reprint of the First Edition, a First Thus, indexed. Gilt-stamped red cloth hardcover. Indexed. Black-and-white photograph. 223 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Chronicles, Agate, James
2 Agate, James The Chronicles
New York Benjamin Blom, 1971 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Reprint of the First Edition, a First Thus, indexed. Gilt-stamped red cloth hardcover. 311 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Contemporary Theatre, 1923, Agate, James
3 Agate, James The Contemporary Theatre, 1923
New York Benjamin Blom, 1969 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Reprint of the First Edition, a First Thus, indexed. Gilt-stamped blue cloth hardcover. 313 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Those Were the Nights, Agate, James
4 Agate, James Those Were the Nights
New York Benjamin Blom, 1969 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Reprint of the First Edition, a First Thus. Gilt-stamped blue cloth hardcover. Black-and-white photographs. ix + 143 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Diez Comedias del Siglo de Oro: an annotated omnibus of ten complete plays by the most representative Spanish dramatists of the Golden Age, Alpern, Hymen, & Jose Martel, eds.
5 Alpern, Hymen, & Jose Martel, eds. Diez Comedias del Siglo de Oro: an annotated omnibus of ten complete plays by the most representative Spanish dramatists of the Golden Age
New York Harper & Brothers, 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs. Some scuffing to covers and spine, along with bumping. Sunning and discoloration to paste-downs. Slight top-staining. Underlining present in some plays. Includes works by Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Castro, Mira de Amescua, Ruiz de Alarcon, Calderon, Rojas Zorrilla, and Moreto. Includes various black-and-white illustrations throughout volume. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Preface is in English, and the rest of the text is in Spanish only. xxviii + 859 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Anderson, Maxwell The Masque of Kings, a play in three acts
New York Anderson House, 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition, with facsimile signature of the author and playwrite on the cover, in blue. Age-toning to pages, rough-cut. 141 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Wingless Victory: a play in three acts, Anderson, Maxwell
7 Anderson, Maxwell The Wingless Victory: a play in three acts
Washington, D.C. Anderson House, 1936 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket present, moderately worn, edge-wear, chipping, but fully intact, not price-clipped. Remarkably bright, clean interior. First Edition, First Printing. Deckle-cut pages. 133 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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8 Andrew K. Kennedy Dramatic Dialogue
Cambridge, Massachusetts Cambridge University Press, 1983 0521246202 / 9780521246200 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Dust jacket fully intact, but showing some shelf-wear, including faded title on spine. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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9 Archer, C. William Archer: life, work and friendships
New Haven, Connecticut Yale University Press, 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Laid in is also a subscription note from The Yale Review, and then a type-script letter from Yale University Press to the previous owner of the book, Mr., Henry W. Farham, Jr. First Edition, frontis portrait of the subject of this fine biography. 451 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Barrie, J. M. The Admirable Crichton: a fantasy in four acts
New York Samuel French, Inc., Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Tight, clean copy of this lay in four acts written by the English man of letters. Cover has "15" penned there, but interior is clean, binding is tight, and there is neither highlighting nor underlining anywhere. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Around Theatres, Volume II, Beerbohm, Max
11 Beerbohm, Max Around Theatres, Volume II
New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy of the second of two volumes, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition copy, with black cloth-covered boards with bumping to extremities, top edges gilt, overall a still handsome copy. 381-749 + xii pp. Two uncut pages up front, else clean, tightly bound. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Body and Soul: a play in four acts, Bennett, Arnold
12 Bennett, Arnold Body and Soul: a play in four acts
London Chatto & Windus, 1922 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Neat interior, rough-cut pages, paper label to spine, neatly affixed. 182 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Bentley, Eric The Theatre of Commitment, and other essays
New York, NY Atheneum, 1967 1125223340 / 9781125223345 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Stated First Edition, green cloth over boards with EB in gilt on cover and title on spine, an unclipped dustjacket, fully intact and protected in mylar. A little glue residue from a now-removed bookplate on the rear pastedown under the jacket flap is the only blemish. Crisp and bright! Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.40 USD
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Ayuli: a play in three acts, Binyon, Lawrence
14 Binyon, Lawrence Ayuli: a play in three acts
New York D. Appleton & Co., 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. NY: Appleton, 1924. 1st printing of 1st edition. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering to covers and spine. Bumping to spine head and foot, else clean and unmarked copy, if a bit age-toned. 152 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 Bogosian, Eric Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll
New York HarperCollins (Harper Collins), 1991 0060166002 / 9780060166007 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Hard Cover 
First printing. A copy with no marks or wear, in a , priced jacket with some shallow scratches on the front panel. Not a remainder. A series of monologues that offer biting social commentary. 123 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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Edwin Booth: recollections by his daughter Edwina Booth Grossmann and letters to her and his friends, Booth, Edwin
16 Booth, Edwin Edwin Booth: recollections by his daughter Edwina Booth Grossmann and letters to her and his friends
New York The Century Co., 1902 Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, gently bruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bumping to spine head and foot. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of index. Pages are rough-cut and book contains black-and-white illustrations and photographs. vi + 292 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Subtle Shining Secrecies Writ in the Margents of Books Generally Ascribed to William Shakespeare, the Actor and Here Ascribed to William Shakespeare, the Poet, Booth, William Stone
17 Booth, William Stone Subtle Shining Secrecies Writ in the Margents of Books Generally Ascribed to William Shakespeare, the Actor and Here Ascribed to William Shakespeare, the Poet
Boston Walter H. Baker Company, 1925 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Author
Hardcover copy, quarter linen over paper-covered boards; paper labels to cover and spine. Number 448 but of an unspecified limitation, hand-numbered and signed by the author. Slight toning and rubbing to board edges, two slight tears to top edge, one bump to another top edge, slight scuffing, else Very Good. Slight cracking to end-paper at half-title. Complete with Index, secrecies being here printed in red. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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18 Bowen, John After the Rain
New York Random House, 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
A clean, tight copy with no markings in the text and minimal wear to the boards. Fully intact dust jacket, protected by Brodart cover, deckled page edges. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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Realism in European Theatre and Drama, 1870-1920: a bibliography, Boyer, Robert D., compiler
19 Boyer, Robert D., compiler Realism in European Theatre and Drama, 1870-1920: a bibliography
Westport, Connecticut Greenwood Press, 1979 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Impressive collection of research sources on European theatre and drama. Signed and dedicated by the author at front endpaper: "To Art Adams in appreciation for this support. Bob Boyer 25 January 1979." Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Green covers with gilt lettering to front and spine. viii + 236 pp. including Index. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Who's Who on the Stage, 1908: dramatic reference book and biographical dictionary of the Theatre, containing careers of actors, actresses, managers and playwrights of the American Stage, Browne, Walter and E. De Roy Koch, eds.
20 Browne, Walter and E. De Roy Koch, eds. Who's Who on the Stage, 1908: dramatic reference book and biographical dictionary of the Theatre, containing careers of actors, actresses, managers and playwrights of the American Stage
New York B.W. Dodge & Company, 1908 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, a First Edition, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Rebound in buckram cloth, still sturdy and tank-like. Contains many illustrations, including of Maude Adams at frontispiece, protected by tissue guard, and an extensive list, from Adams herself to Florence Ziegfeld, Jr. Light age-toning to the 467 pp., else clean and unmarked. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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