London: Oxford University Press, 1966. Reprint. 12mo; VG-/G-; Off-white spine with red text; Dust jacket has small tears & rubbing along edges with small stains & markings as well as being slightly sunned, price clipped front flap & sticker on front; Boards have slightly sunned spine with sticker on front, otherwise exteriors are clean with strong panels; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with clean pages and tight binding; pp 130.
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Philadelphia, New York: Chilton Company - Book Division, 1962. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/G+; Spine is mostly blue with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, material loss, creasing along edges, several open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart Cover; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 256; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
New York: The Womans Press, 1926. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Yellow spine with green text. Boards have general shelf wear, bumping on corners, age toned spine, rubbing on edges, front is slightly sprung, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on top edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 224.
New York: Rizzoli, 1990. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/G+; Spine is black with red text; DJ has shelf wear, edge wear, age-toning, small open and closed tears along edges, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, marks on covers, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, age-toning, and foxing, binding is strong; pp 327; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1890. Second Edition. Octavo; 175pp; burgundy sprinkled cloth cloth boards; spine largely soiled and faded; largely worn at spine ends and corners; board cloth bubbling; hinges tender; contents generally very good. Bookplate of Henry Straus and bookseller ticket of Corner Book Shop [NY] on front pastedown. [Spine; darkened and soiled cloth].
Paris: Librairie Dentu, 1875. Octavo; pp 106; Fair/no-DJ; 1/4 bound dark green spine with gilt text; gilt decoration to spine; sunned marbled boards; chips to spine head and foot; some wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning overall; peeling to pastedowns; cracked gutters; red stamped text to ffep; previous owner's name to half title page; French text;.
Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1909. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text; Boards have cloth spine and marbled boards which have peeled away and missing outer layer at fore edges on front and rear, panels have age toned edges and spine is sunned & rubbed, otherwise intact and sturdy; Text block has darkened mainly around edges due to age with slightly cocked spine and cracking at hinges between pastedowns and first & last pages, also some light foxing on first & last pages with fully bound pages and intact binding; peeling top layer of pastedowns; pp 319. Signed. French text.
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1903. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; odd volume; boards have mild wear to spine, some scratches to corners and edges; exterior lightly sunned; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, top edge gilt; previous owner's bookplates to pastedown; former bookshop's name stamped to verso of ffep; marbled pastedowns and endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; deckled edges, others uncut; interior clean.
New York: J. and J. Harper, 1828. First American Edition. Octavo; Poor Condition/no dust jacket; boards strong, 3/4 of bindings attaching front cover to spine detached, back spine joint cracked but intact, significant edgewear at corners, moderate wear and chipping on edges, paper covering spine almost entirely chipped away, front and back marbled design paper clean and intact (apart from aforementioned edgewear); textblock has significant age tone, moderate to heavy foxing (page by page discrepancy), front free end paper detached, inscriptions from previous owners and numerical calculations on front free end paper, bookplate and minor writing in quill ink on front pastedown, back free end paper appears to be missing, some unintentionally dogeared pages 36-42, bookstore stamp on title page verso, no marks or non-age-related stains, minor (very faded) handwriting in pencil on last page, free of highlighting/underlining. pagination restarts at beginning of volume two (both volumes in one book), pp 204, pp 180.
New York: D. Appleton, 1926. first edition. thin, small octavo in grey hard covers with blue letters in frame; VG; spine in beige light cloth; boards with substantial soiling; illustrated flaps; previous owner's penciled inscription on ffep; open gutter; edges slightly stained; text clean; pp. 83; shelved in theater section.
Madrid: Various Publishers. 1838-1877. First Edition Thus. Duodecimo; 59pp; 55pp; 64pp; 71pp; full brown cloth; no dustjacket; minor exterior wear; hinges bit tender; contents occasionally foxed; irregularly trimmed; few old ink notations; generally good. Plays include 1) La Segunda Dama Duende; 2) Marcelino El Tapicero; 3) A Muerte O A Vide, O La Escuela de las Coquetas, all by Don Ventura de la Vega; and 4) Amor Y Farmacia by D. Tomas Rodriquez Ruvi, D. Carlos Garcia Doncel and Don Luis Valladares Y Garriga. [Spine; gilt titles on brown cloth].
Massachusetts: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1972. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. "limon" green solidly shades the DJ spine, jacket front and jacket rear is fully pictorial in b/w. the lime/lemon shade contrast with black and teal titling filling much of spine and enlarged on jacket front. edgewear light, stressed edges are under clear protective cover. black clothbound HB with stamped gold titles, signature stamped in gilt at mid-panel front cover. partially tinged orange upon left fep on lime lined endpapers. interior skimmed and very clear. neatly aligned sheets and light green tinted head-edge. enhanced by few photographs in b/w within textblock. 442 pp.
Athens: Kapon Editions, 1993. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; light brown/gray spine with black text; covers show slight wear on exterior; minor wear along edges w/ clean, intact panels; text block has remainder mark on exterior fore edge; slight cracking along front hinge; text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 159. English & Greek text.
New York: Boni and Liveright, Inc., 1918. First Edition. 10mo; pp 209; G-/no-DJ; sunned tan spine with blue text to paper label; cloth has some lightly sunned exterior; rubbing to corners; moderate wear to fore edges; chipped glassine wrap; text block shows age toning to exterior edge; deckled fore edge; cracking to rear gutter; interior clean;.
Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press, Inc., 1972. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 335; VG-/G; black spine with beige and green text; dust jacket has modest shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; small sticker to front flap; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Boston: John W. Luce & Company, 1917. Reprint. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with some0.0000 moisture stains on front head edge, moderate edge wear at head & tail spine edges, but panels have minimal edge wear & sturdy; Previous owner's name on front pastedown; Text block has darkened due to age along exterior edges, but pages are lightly ivory toned; pp 207.
London, England: Faber and Faber, 1963. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-; White spine with black, green, and red text; DJ generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and chipping at both ends of spine, scuffing on both covers, corners clipped on both cover flaps; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, name of previous owner inscribed on front free endpaper, foxing along endpapers, speckling along top and possibly tail edge; pp 91.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1935. First Edition. Octavo, 87 pages; VG-/G; spine is heavily faded gray with white lettering and a black stripe; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, spine has heavy discoloration due to sun exposure, has moderate chipping at the top and bottom, has mild chipping on the fore edge corners; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have age toning and mild dust build up along the top edge; original owner's name is written in pencil on he ffep; shelved case 0.
London: Faber and Faber, 1951. First Edition. Octavo; pp 35; G/poor; red/blue spine with blue and red text; dust jacket has chipped to edges, mostly to spine head edge; moderate shelf wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has some wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; review slip laid in at ffep; interior lightly toned.
Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint Co., 1973. Reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners, small abrasion on back cover, spine faded with age, gilt dulled; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean, scuffing along fore and tail edges; pp 418.
New York, NY: Metropolitan Books, 2013. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. short off white DJ spine with charcoal capital lettering, light exterior surfacewear. ivory volume HC, stamped with bronze metallic lettering. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. lightly skimmed interior, unblemished edges. 223 pp. ISBN# 9780805095180.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1927. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, spines sun toned, interiors age toned, stamps on front pastedowns; both volumes' text blocks age toned, pages' fore edges cut unevenly; 2 volumes.
Bristol: Bristol Classical Press, 1981. Octavo; Reprint, first published by Oxford University Press, 1967; VG; Paperback; Spine, orange with black print; Cover is clean and bright, vendor label on front; Text block has slight spotting on top edge, clean text; Text in ancient Greek, commentary in English; xxxiv, 179 pages.
London: Oxford University Press, 1964. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling on front and rear, sun toning on front and rear and spine, interior age toned, stamp on front end paper; text block age toned, penciling towards beginning of text; xxxii, 191pp.
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1953. Octavo; VG/; hardcover without dust jacket; brown spine with gold text; boards are strong and clean; end papers have minor wrinkles to the hinges; fore edges are severely tanned, pages are moderately discolored otherwise, text block is clean and legible; 1193p. (Vol. 2 Only).
London; New York: The Nonsuch Press; Random House, Inc., 1953. Octavo; pp 1469; G/no-DJ; quarter light brown spine with gilt text; marbled panels; Tragedies, odd volume; includes Pericles and three plays of doubtful authorship namely, Two Noble Kinsmen, Edward III and Sir Thomas Moore; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; some rubbing to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; minor cracking toward tail edge at front gutter; good binding;.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1970. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Beige spine with blue text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear (small tears measuring a little less than an inch close to the spine); boards are strong and clean; numerical stamp on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 487.
Berlin: Volksverband der Bucherfreunde Wegweiser-Verlag G.M.B.H., 1925. Octavo; pp 312; Good/no-dj; black 1/4 bound spine with gilt text and scroll; blue marbled boards show some shelf wear to exterior; rubbed to corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; spot of sticker residue to front pastedown; light foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; German text;.
Minneapolis, MN: Playswest Press, 1977. Third printing. Small Booklet; 62 pp; VG-/paperback; adapted from the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; sunned black covers with beige text; covers have light wear to edges, minor wear otherwise to exterior; text block shows slight wear to edges, intact pages; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
New York: New York Mirror, 1888. First Edition Thus. Octavo; full brown cloth; [NOTE CONDITION]; binding shaken; spine partially lost; Good condition; textblock generally good with six illustrations including Jenny Lind and Alice Oates. Rear cover detached with cloth of spine, front cover partially detached. [Spine; worn brown cloth]. [SOLD AS IS WITH ALL FAULTS].
Oxford: Leonard Lichfield/Oxford University, 1640. First Edition. DECRIPTION: A fine example and survivor of this rare edition. The second printing, the first being in London in 1639. The original being printed as "The Bloody Brother." Also the first to list Fletcher as the author. On page 65 is Shakespeare's song "Take, oh take those lips away." The play was written in collaboration with John Fletcher, Philip Massinger, Ben Jonson, and George Chapman, literally a who's who of the great playwrights and poets of the time. This second edition is believed to have derived from a prompt book from a staging of the play. Fans of the History Channel series "Vikings" will recognize Rollo as the ruler of Paris and the brother of Ragnar Lodbrok. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo; G/Paper wraps; Torn wraps, large chip missing from front, tearing along spine, especially on lower edge; Pen titling on front wrap (hand-written title page); All pages are age-toned and spotted in places; Some liquid staining; All legible, a good reading copy only. Stored in plastic cover in case 0. Consignment JG.
Paris: Paul Derval, 1952. First Edition. Quarto, Unpaginated; VG-; fully bound in black cloth, front cover has gilt lettering a gilt embossing of a figure; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small patch of fraying at the bottom of the spine, front embossing has minor patches of rubbing; profusely illustrated with photographs from the various shows hosted by the Folies Bergère; shelved case 11.
London: Metheun & Co Ltd., 1968. 12mo, VG/ Hardcover; cream spine with navy blue text; spine has minor close tear at the head and is severely discolored due to exposure to the sun; boards have minor marks otherwise clean; text block has previous owner's name on the front paste down; some pages have pencil lines under sentences and in the margins; but text block is clean and legible; 190p.
Chicago: The Dramatic Publishing Company, 1898. Booklet [4x6]; pp 14; G/paperback; yellow covers have slight stain to spine tail edge; rare; brown and red text and illustration to front; light crease to front; minor chips to fore edges; moderate rubbing to exterior; crease to rear; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; good binding; interior lightly toned; slight cracking to front gutter Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
Athens: Heiner Muller, 1986. Quarto; pp 260; VG-/VG-; black with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows clean exterior, intact boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior, strong boards; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: m. Witmark & Sons, 1911. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ (paperback as is); Spine is green with no text; Covers have edge wear, age-toning, rubbing to edges and corners, small nicks and closed tears along edges, joints and hinges are strong, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, age-toning, content is clear; pp 50; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Hamburg-Volksdorf: Verlag Johannes Maria Hoeppner, 1957. Booklet; G/no-DJ paperback; Covers has lightly sunned exterior with some general rubbing and wear on exterior and along edges, wrinkling toward head edge on spine, but overall intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age & handling with tight binding. French & German languages.
London, Great Britain: Samuel Bagster & Sons Limited, 1902. UK Printing. 8vo(s). VG/ - no DJ. small dark blue clothbound HB, with deeply stamped gilt titling, embellished by detailed vines and flowers around decorative ovals. gentle wear, nicked tint and abrasive contact to corners and ends front board finely ribbed with decorative centered "S" inlaid at center panel. much toning to fep/ffep. Vol I: has cracked rear hinge and visible cuts and wear. frontispiece, delicate tissue overlay with red lettering faces illustrated title page. complete in 398 pp. Vol II: sealed hinges at endsheets, frontispiece has delicate tissue overlay and faces small illustration on title sheet. 415 pp. gilded head-edges with roughened fore-edge and tail edges. TWO VOLUME SET.
New York: Random House, 1946. First Edition. Octavo; G-/Poor; pp 87; gray spine with gilt text; dust jacket has noticeably chips to spine and fore edges; moderately sunned exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; slight rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block is lightly age toned; writing to ffep; previous owner's name to pastedowns.
Leyda: Giovanni Elsevier, 1659. 1659 Edition. 12Mo; G/No jacket; Brown leather spine with gilt lettering and four small raised bands; Bumping and scuffing to the boards, some fraying at the spine edges and the corners; Binding is sturdy; Text block toned and somewhat musty; First half of text has a lot of writing (in lovely, small pen) in French in margins; Text is in Italian; Previous owner's bookplate on pasted down (Lady Frances Scott); First 8 pages have tears which have been repaired; Front free endpaper with small unrepaired tear at lower half; Outer marbled edge mostly faded and rubbed; 263 pages. SHELVE: Case 3.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1963. First UK Edition. 12mo; pp 176; G/G-; red spine with black text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slight sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to spine; light edge wear; sturdy boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; tight binding.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Spine is black, with yellow, pink, and white; DJ is edge worn, front flap is price clipped and has some creasing, age-toning to white areas of DJ, some small nicks along edges, cover design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, some white speckling to front and back boards, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, binding is strong; pp 244.