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Image for Original 1954 JAN PEERCE Handbill & Program Nova Scotia Opera

Original 1954 JAN PEERCE Handbill & Program Nova Scotia Opera

By: N/A

Price: $45.50

Publisher: 1954

Seller ID: Books006602


Original handbill, program, and newspaper review of the March 4, 1954 performance of tenor Jan Peerce and pianist Warner Bass at the Queen Elizabeth Auditorium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Peerce at that time was the leading tenor of the Metropolitan Opera Company. As the review attests: "One of the greatest receptions ever given an artist in Halifax was accorded Jan Peerce... as he was called back for repeated encores for 40 minutes at the conclusion of his concer... View more info

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Jumbo Jum. An Original Farce In One Act .

By: N/A

Price: $188.50

Publisher: Boston, Walter H. Baker & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: Books007376


7.3 x 4.8 inches. 16 pages plus 8 pages of ads at rear. Some splitting to spine fold but original sewn binding holding fine with covers secure. "P.H. Boys Club" to top of front cover in old ink; else unmarked. A remarkably well preserved example of this scarce work. WorldCat shows no institutional holdings of this Baker edition. Tremont, Boston, 1842 list of Characters (and Costumes) at front, with Mr. T.D. Rice in the title role. List of "Baker's Darkey Play... View more info

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A Shakespearian Grammar. An Attempt to Illustrate Some of the Diffferences Between Elizabethan and Modern English

By: Abbott, E.A.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: Books005680


xxiv, 511pp. previous owner's name to ffep., notes on final blank page. This book is a facsimile reprint of the third, revised edition published by Macmillan and Company in 1870. View more info

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Remembering Colin. A Gathering of Poems for Colin Bernhardt

By: Bawtree, Michael, et al.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Kentville, N.S., Like No Other Press / Gaspereau Press: 2013

Seller ID: Books009722


60 pages. Clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. View more info

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Poems & Songs from the Plays

By: Bertolt Brecht

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1990

Seller ID: Books009878


xvii, 268 pages. Edited and mainly translated by John Willett. Jacket is price clipped. Personal Rockwell Kent-inspired pictorial bookplate on front pastedown. Binding sound, no inscriptions. View more info

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Ursa Major. A Polyphonic Masque for Speakers & Dancers

By: Bringhurst, Robert

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Kentville, Nova Scotia, Gaspereau Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010279


90 pages. With an Afterword by Peter Sanger. First edition with full numberline. Measures 11 x 7.5 inches. Clean and unmarked, with light soiling to shoulderband at rear. View more info

Image for The Tales of Tchehov [in 13 volumes] and The Plays of Tchehov [in 2 volumes]  - (complete set of Chekhov plays and stories)

The Tales of Tchehov [in 13 volumes] and The Plays of Tchehov [in 2 volumes] - (complete set of Chekhov plays and stories)

By: Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich; Constance Garnett trs.

Price: $937.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1927

Seller ID: Books010846


15 volumes in all, comprising a complete set of the Chatto & Windus issue, translated by Constance Garnett. These volumes with printing dates from 1920 through 1927. Volumes 9 through 13 of the Tales, and volume 2 of the Plays are first printings. Boards bowed and some with moderate soiling (worst by far is shown). Shallow chipping to head of 3 spines; offsetting to endpapers of 2 volumes; tideline to front endpaper of Tales vol. 2 (from cover stain seen in photo) . Spin... View more info

Image for The Spirit of Seventy-Six , or, The Coming Woman . A Prophetic Drama. Followed by A Change of Base , and A Change of Base and Doctor Mondschein

The Spirit of Seventy-Six , or, The Coming Woman . A Prophetic Drama. Followed by A Change of Base , and A Change of Base and Doctor Mondschein

By: Curtis, Ariana Wormeley and Daniel Sargent Curtis

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010591


141 pages. Cloth rubbed and spine sunned. Pencil note re. authorship to half title. Sound binding. Presumed first printing as there is no indication of later issue/edition. View more info

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At My Heart's Core

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008256


vii, 91 pages. Light soiling and small chips off jacket extremities (now in brodart). Clean, unmarked interior with sound binding. View more info

Image for God in Shakespeare.  The Course of the Poet's Spiritual Life with his Reflections thereon and his Resultant Conception of his World-Personality Inductively Established from his Text.

God in Shakespeare. The Course of the Poet's Spiritual Life with his Reflections thereon and his Resultant Conception of his World-Personality Inductively Established from his Text.

By: Downing, Charles (Clelia)

Price: $188.50

Publisher: London, Greening Co., L: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: Books010181


xvi (Preface to Second Edition), pp. 7-424, Second edition has Special Preface to meet preconceptions and Misconceptions. front hinge secure but endpaper splitting, spine sunned, otherwise tight and clean View more info

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Abraham Lincoln, A Play [inscribed by Drinkwater for the PEN club]

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, sidgwick & Jackson: 1923

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009517


73 pages. Salmon cloth sunned; edges dusty; offsetting to endpapers. Binding sound. On the first rear endpaper is tipped in a spine label. Inscribed in 1926 by Drinkwater "For the P.E.N. Club" with the lines from page 6: "So the uncounted spirit wakes to the birth of uncounteded circumstance". Eighteenth impression: November, 1923. View more info

Image for Euripides : Alcestis, Hecuba, Medea, Orestes, Phoenissae Edited, with Original Explanatory English Notes, &c., &c.

Euripides : Alcestis, Hecuba, Medea, Orestes, Phoenissae Edited, with Original Explanatory English Notes, &c., &c.

By: Euripides; Rev. J. R. Major

Price: $357.50

Publisher: London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman: 1838

Seller ID: Books007322


xvi, 116; lii, [2], 165; xv, 176; vi, [2], 158; xii, 168 pages. A pleasing volume of nearly 900 pages, very well printed, with the "&c., &c." being substantial: background, earlier criticism, appendicies, indicies, questions and so forth for each play. The plays are in Greek; notes &c in English primarily with classical testimonials in Greek and Latin. I have not found this edition listed in library holdings. Binding sound and supple with hinges fully secure. Con... View more info

Treasure Chest of Marionette Hobby-Craft Book 4

By: Fling, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Treasure Chest Publications: 1937

Seller ID: Books005966


Production, Stagecraft, Direction and Preparation of Marionette Plays, also One Complete Play. Measures 9.2 x 6.6 inches, 48 pages. Marginal staining to lower right corner of first 20 pages and rear cover; former owner's name to verso of front cover. Holding well with original staples. The play included is The Enchanted Tree, in three acts. View more info

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Marionettes For All Ages

By: Goerdeler, Pearl Pomeroy

Price: $84.50

Publisher: New York, The Universal School of Handicrafts: 1941

Seller ID: Books007511


52 pages. 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Profusely illustrated. Foreword by founder of the Universal School, Edward T. Hall [d. 1962, not the anthropologist]. Tanning and light soiling to card covers. Spiral wire binding holding well, with splitting along the upper cover for an inch at head and foot. Interior is clean and unmarked. Photos are captioned: "Connecticut Yankee" - Tony Sarg / Vandamm - Harry Burnett of the Yale Puppeteers with Helen Hayes as Victoria Regina / Re... View more info

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Away (Currency Plays)

By: Gow, Michael

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Paddington, Australia, Currency Press: 1995

Seller ID: Books009794


xviii, 57 pages plus photos. Light wear; no spine crease. View more info

Image for Woman the Masterpiece: A Play in Four Episodes, and The God-Intoxicated Man: A Play in Three Acts

Woman the Masterpiece: A Play in Four Episodes, and The God-Intoxicated Man: A Play in Three Acts

By: Greene, B. M.; foreword by Lorne Albert Pierce

Price: $28.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson: 1923

Seller ID: Books009633


148 pages. Clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

Image for The Sunken Bell a Fairy Play in Five Acts. [[publisher's fine binding presentation copy]

The Sunken Bell a Fairy Play in Five Acts. [[publisher's fine binding presentation copy]

By: Hauptmann, Gerhart. Charles Henry Meltzer, trs.

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, R. H. Russell: 1899

Seller ID: Books010722


[xiv], 125 pages; with frontispiece tissue guarded. A card pasted at foot of half title reads: This is the first copy from the press of this edition and was especially printed for Miss Jean Irvine Struthers. Her bookplate to front pastedown; decorative JEAN within two circles on front; RHR monogram to rear lower right. Full green morocco, spine and top edge heavily sunned; offsetting to free endpaper edges from inner dentelles. Top edge gilt. Miss Struthers (b. 1871) wou... View more info

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Comic Theory in the Sixteenth Century.

By: Herrick, Marvin T.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, University of Illinois Press: 1964

Seller ID: Books001071


viii, 248pp. Originally published as Vol. 34, Nos. 1-2 in the Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, 1950. previous owner's name to ffep. View more info

Image for Dramas de Victor Hugo [in Spanish / en Espanol] : Lucretia Borgia, Maria Tudor, La Esmeralda, Ruy Blas

Dramas de Victor Hugo [in Spanish / en Espanol] : Lucretia Borgia, Maria Tudor, La Esmeralda, Ruy Blas

By: Hugo, Victor. A. Blanco Prieto trs.

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Barcelona, Biblioteca Arte Y Letras:

Seller ID: Books008183


377 pages. No stated date of issue, c. 1885. One inch scuff to outer upper hinge. Binding sound and hinges secure. Peripheral staining to some leaves; tidy name inscribed to second front endpaper. Text is in Spanish. View more info

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What Successful Performers Know

By: Johnson, Keith M.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, Self published: 1997

Seller ID: Books006378


96 pages. Date in ballpoint to top right corner of first leaf. One paragraph on p. 60 highlighted in yellow with 2 corrections in red and the word "me" above (suggesting authorial correction); one short paragraph on following page is struck with a swipe of yellow. Else clean and unmarked. View more info