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Cambridge: Harvard Univeristy Press, 1956. Ninth edition (M.R. Ridley, based on the edition of R.H. Case) revised and reset. Octavo; Ninth edition (M.R. Ridley, based on the edition of R.H. Case) revised and reset 1954, Reprinted 1956; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with black print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, toning to spine and flap folds, smudging to front, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; lvi, 285 pages.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 500 copies on hand-made paper; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with tanned title label at top, black print; Boards in tan cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, peripheral tanning; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, deckled edges, tanning to endpapers and deckled edges, owner label on front pastedown, else clean and tight; 97 pages.
London: MacMillan and Co., 1894. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 500 copies on hand-made paper; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with tanned title label at top, black print; Boards in tan cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, peripheral tanning; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, deckled edges, tanning to endpapers and deckled edges, foxing to front endpapers, owner label on front pastedown, tear at top edge of p. 124, intermittent spine breaks; 125 pages.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, early 1900s. Thick quarto in green hardcovers with green illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/G; DJ with tipped-in illustration highly discolored with tiny tears around edges; strong binding; end pages and illustrations on dark green thick paper; text clean in large print; pp. 143; shelved in Case # 13; please contact us for shipping costs; DC consignment.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1969. Small octavo; VG/VG; Pink spine with black text; DJ has shelfwear, spine is sunned, sticker on front top, back flap is sunned, discolored creases on edges and spine edges, both pastedowns, FFEP and back page have brown spots, mylar covering; Boards have edgewear, small mark on back top edge, small bumps on front cover, strong; Textblock has brown marks on fore edge, otherwise clean; 284 pp.
London: R. Francklin, C. Corbett, A. Miller, R. Dodsley, 1745-1753. Various. 8vo.; VG; spine brown with a missing label; 3/4 bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards; moderate bumping and shelfwear; cracking to spine; minor bookworm damage to endpapers, impacts last few pages; no writing within; Full publication details follows: The Gamester, Printed for R. Francklin, London, 1753, 84pp.; Romeo and Juliet, A Serio-Comic Apology, Printed for C. Corbett, London, n.d., 108pp.; Tancred and Sigismunda, Printed for A. Miller, London, 1745, 84pp.; The Brothers, Printed for R. Dodsley, 1753, 83pp..; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
London: Cassell Petter & Galpin. Large Quartos, 3 volumes; VG-; bound in half dark green leather, pebbled dark green cloth boards, spine faded to tan, paneled with gilt lettering and tooling; marbled endpapers and text block; some rubbing and scraping to corners; some cracking to rear gutters, Tragedies is separated; three volumes labeled as Tragedies, Comedies, and Histories; shelved above case 4.
Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press, 1986. Octavo; G+/G-; Age toned blue and white spine with black text; Dust jacket is age toned and scuffed, chipping at corners and at head and tail of spine, edge wear, peeling laminate, small waterstains along tail edge; Boards show rubbing at corners, waterstain on rear bottom corner, tail of spine is bumped, otherwise undamaged; Edge of text block is dust streaked, interior is clean and undamaged; 247pp.
Oxford: Printed at the Theatre, 1744. First Edition Thus. Quartos, 6 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf with a speckled pattern, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, all volumes neatly rebacked; mild rubbing to boards and spines, mild fraying to corners, previous ownership name to second free endpaper; EH consignment; shelved above case 3.
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., Publishers, 1966. Second Edition. Small Quarto; pp 124; VG-/G-; beige spine with purple and black text; large type edition; dust jacket has slight foxing to spine and fore edges; some chips to edges; light foxing inside dj; noticeable soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has mild wear to exterior; rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block has mild tone to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: Virtue & Co., 1876. Imperial Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's full gilt and blind tooled brown leather, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; mild rubbing and fraying to corners, spines, boards; text blocks gilt; marbled endpapers; with numerous steel-cut engravings; interiors clean; shelved above case 4.
London: Virtue & Co, No date [Circa 1875]. First Thus. Two Folios; VG-; Bound in burgundy leather with gilt designs, raised bands; both volumes have been professionally repaired along the gutters and spine; scuffing to the edges, bumping to the corners; 46 B & W plates ("illustrations on steel") with illus. frontispieces, illus. half title page; Some spots of foxing to tissue guards and some near the edges. 2 Volume set, shelved above case 4.
London: M. J. Godwin, 1810. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G+; bound in patterned light brown cloth, rebacked with brown cloth, majority of previous spine preserved, including back labels with gilt lettering; some chipping and rubbing to boards; with 20 engraved plates by Blake after drawings by Mulready, including frontispieces, one for each tale told within, some plates offset onto the facing page, including the title page for volume 2; with the bookplate of English Novelist Hugh Walpole on front pastedowns of both volumes; small bookseller sticker to front pastedown of volume 1; Volume 1: xi, , 235, , Volume 2: , 261,  pages; shelved case 0.
London: William Heinemann, 1908. First Edition. Quarto, 134 pages; VG; rebound in half tan calf, boards are the original cloth from publisher's binding; spine paneled with gilt lettering and tooling; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild rubbing to corners; with 40 color illustrations; mild foxing, does not impact plates; shelved case 14.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. Octavo; G+/G+; Faded blue and white spine with black text; Dust jacket is age toned and scuffed, light wear at corners and along edges; Boards are bumped at corners and at head and tail of spine, some scuffing; Faint dust stains on edge of text block, interior is clean and undamaged; 209pp.
London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1914. 4to., xii, 185pp.; VG/G+; bound in publishers green cloth with a partially gilt illustration, dust jacket the same design, black lettering on spine; dust jacket has pieces missing, including upper right and lower left fore corners, head and tail of spine; 12 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards, including frontispiece; 32 other illustrations; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; DC consignment; shelved case 13/1.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1939. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, small tears across top edge; Boards in green cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, slight soiling to hinges; Text block clean and tight but for penciled number on front pastedown; 70 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: The Heritage Press, 1962. first edition. quarto in brown moire and cloth in case; VG+; gold letters on spine; case slightly discolored; boards, paper and text in good condition; full page colored illustrations throughout and dark pink engravings on each page; pp. 137; shelved in Theater section.
New York: Henry Schuman, Inc., 1950. Large Octavo; G-/Fair; red spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeable chips to edges; lightly sunned spine; red velvet cloth shows some spotting wear to exterior; heavily rubbed edges; few chips to spine head edge; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
Folcroft, PA: Folcroft Library Editions, 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 192; Good; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; mild rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library stamp to copyright page and rear endpaper; frontispiece; interior clean;.
Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1972. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, small surface tears on spine, mild shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and brown paper to boards, slight wear to corners and spine caps, small surface tear to front bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxi, 454 pages.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with brown print; Boards are in green cloth with gold print, peripheral fading/tanning, tanning to spine, small ink stain on spine, tattering to corners and spine caps, slight blemishes to front, shelfwear, mild warping; Text block has bookplate on pastedown, name in ink on front flyleaf, block is tight but for pp. 7-8 present but separated from binding, age-toning to paper; vi, 61 pages, includes printed music for the chorus.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine black w/tan label, black txt, slight creasing at joints, evidence of water exposure at bottom of front, minor shelf wear; boards clean, firm; binding strong; pages have slight wear: chipping at scalloped edges, slight discoloration from aging, otherwise in very good cond.as is. 126pp.
New York: Gramercy Books, 1979. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Very thick brown spine with gilded text and decorative. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, sticker residue on front, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has wrinkling on first blank page to half title page and from p.2363 to rear blank page, half title page is slightly loose from top gutter, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 2363; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, pink with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, toning to spine, light shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in dark blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xv, 443 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Rinehart & Co., 1949. first edition. octavo in orange cloth hardcovers with orange DJ in brodart; VG/VG; black and beige letters on spine; DJ with minimal shelf wear; Jacket clean, not price-clipped; "R" colophon on copyright page; in good to very good condition; text clean; pp. 479; shelved plays.
New York: Viking Press, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 159 pages; VG/VG; spine black lettering over orange, gray, and yellow bands; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; mild shelfwear, primarily to corners; spine slightly faded; small ownership stamp to ffep; shelved case 2.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1920. First Edition. Octavo; VG- hardcover; spine reddish brown w/gold txt, some wear and fraying across top, creasing at joints, general wear & fraying around edges; boards firm & clean; binding strong despite slight separation from head band; pages have some aging, some slight staining, pages uncut, in good cond. 77pp. Limited Edition, #282 of 350 printed NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase above Ephemera sections.
New York, NY: The MacMillan Company, 1927. First. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear, spine darkened with age, small dark marks on spine; Textblock darkened with age otherwise clean, pages slightly stiff, fore edge deckled, head band stained, dark marks on bottom edge; pp 502.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia. Mixed Editions. Mixed editions. Booklets [6x8]; G/paperback; 5 volumes: booklets encased in blue and dark yellow slipcase; slipcase has slight wear to exterior; navy blue text to paper labels to front and spine; English Sports and Recreations, Lilly C. Stone, pp 48 , 1971; The English Church in the Sixteenth Century, Craig R. Thompson, pp 28 , 1973; Music in Elizabethan England, Dorothy E. Mason, pp 38 , 1973; Early English Gardens and Garden Books, Ellen C. Eyler, pp 68 [0813900840, 1971; Shakespeare's Theatre and the Dramatic Tradition, Louis B. Wright, pp 36 , 1972; multicolored covers with black text and illustrations; exteriors have slight sunning, mostly toward spines; minor wear to edges; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
London: Faber and Faber, 1975. First UK Edition. Newsletter Text: Tom Stoppard TRAVESTIES London: Faber and Faber, 1975. First UK Edition. From an obscure footnote in Ulysses, Stoppard spins a fantastically elaborate scenario: A minor British consular official named Henry Carr reminisces about Zürich in 1917 during the First World War, and his interactions with James Joyce (when he was writing Ulysses), Tristan Tzara (during the rise of Dada), and Lenin (before the Russian Revolution). CONDITION NOTES: Approx. 5" x 8" VG hardcover in VG dustjacket. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of slightly cocked boards. Age-toned dustjacket retains original UK price on unclipped front flap; superficial scuffing and creases with wear along fore-edges; small chips to spine ends and corners and a short tear from top front edge that previous owner repaired with clear tape on the topside. Jacket now protected in clear mylar overlay. Light soiling to edges of text block. Very mild foxing to endpapers. Shelve in Case #0.
Boston: L. C. Page and Company, 1906. Second Impression. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; spine light gray with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, minor wear at spine head and tail, minimal edgewear otherwise; textblock clean, back hinge cracked, deckle pages, minimal agetone, head (top edge) gilt, free of highlighting/underlining. pp 293.
Paris: Ernest Leroux, Editeur, 1888. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; Orange spine with black text; Boards have slightly sunned spine with lightly rubbed exterior and edges, overall panels are sturdy & intact; Text block shows slight darkening on exterior due to age with name of previous owner stamped on front end paper, tight binding & unmarked pages; pp 88. French text.
New York & London: Routledge, 2003. first. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Light lavender spine with black text; Boards are sunned with rubbed exterior and corners, bumped upper corners; Textblock is slightly age toned, fore edge exterior has green spot; Library stamp on head edge exterior, on title page and rear endpaper; Remnants of library pouch on rear free endpaper and rear pastedown; Green highlighting and blue ink writings on pp 57-59; pp 189.
New York: Vintage Books/Random House, 1960. 12mo; pp 268; VG-; red/black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has only mild wear to exterior; gilt illustration to front; mild rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; two numbers to ffep;.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1965. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine has light blue and white sections, black text, age-toned; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, price-clipped, embossed on front free-end paper by previous owner creasing to edges, age-toning, open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear; pp 229.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971. Malone Society Reprint. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine ivory with black lettering; boards strong, clean, minor spot of sticky residue on front cover, light black soiling on front cover along bottom fore edge, minor bumping on corners, light sunning along top edges, minimal other edgewear, no stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, deckle edges pages uncut, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining.