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n.p. n. publ. 1906. Thick Octavo; pp 864; G-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; 6 bound magazine volumes in one book; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable wear to spine; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to ffep; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; cracked gutter at pp 3-6; profusely illustrated;.
Washington: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2008. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Gray cloth slipcase has slightly sunned and rubbed exterior, but intact without defect; Cloth has clean, strong and sturdy panels; Text block is clean with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 139.
Paris: 1912-1919. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with moderately rubbed spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with slight foxing on first few pages, otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1920. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with taped toward head edge across spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1921. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with heavy wear on spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: Manzi, Joyant & Cie, Editeurs-Imprimeurs, Successeurs, 1900. Folio; VG-/no-DJ; Red spines with gold text; Periodicals "Le Theatre", bound in 2 Volumes; Boards have minor shelf wear such as lightly rubbed corners and edges with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with unmarked pages and tight binding. French language. SHELVED IN FIRST RIGHT-HAND BOOKCASE IN AISLE 10. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Jean Boussod, Manzi, Joyant & Cie, Editeurs-Imprimeurs, Successeurs, 1899. Folio; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards have moderately rubbed corners and some wear along edges with slight scratches & smudges on exterior, otherwise panels are strong & sturdy; Text block has age toned exterior edges with shadow toning on pastedowns and end papers, otherwise pages are unimpaired with good binding. French language. SHELVED IN FIRST RIGHT-HAND BOOKCASE IN AISLE 10. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Lyon: Thomas Amaulry, 1693. Sixth edition. 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; Boards are slightly sunned with some fraying & rubbing at edges, but otherwise strong & intact; Text block has age toned slightly with light moisture staining on head edge near front of text, and pastedowns are missing covering papers, also slight cracking at hinges from binding, but otherwise pages are fully bound; pp 587. French text. eb/nd.
Paris: Alphonse Leclere, 1861. first edition. Small octavo in dark brown leatherette with framed gold gilt; in good condition; 6-band embossed spine with small, open tears along edges; binding strong; ornate end pages; gilt edges; paper slightly faded; text clean; tight print; slight musty odor; pp. 219; contains 33 letters addressed from uncle to nephew, and 39 plates of colored engravings in very good condition; in FRENCH; shelved in Case # 4.
Paris: Chez Firmin Didot Freres, Librairies, 1840. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Boards are half-bound with leather spine and fore corner with moderately sunned and rubbed exteriors, also rubbing at corners and along edges, however panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened on exterior edges due to age with top layer of pastedowns missing, slight foxing on pages throughout, as well as pencil writings mostly toward front of text of v. 1 and lightly in v. 2, with good binding; pp 1460. French text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Lemarchand, 1802. new edition. 12mos. in light brown leather; Good; 5-band spines with gold letters and burgundy frame; some amount of shelf wear mostly on spine and edges; binding strong; previous owner's tiny seal on title page; frontispiece portrait loose; paper faded and foxed, text clean in tight print; in FRENCH; shelved in France section.
Paris: Maison Didot. 12mo;G+; Hardcovers; Quarter leather binding with marble boards; the 2 Vols. are in uniform condition; Dark and light brown spines with illegible texts; Boards have shelf wear with minor bumping, chipping and peeling to the corners and edges, vol.1 has foxing to the rear, but binding of both volumes is strong; Text blocks are severely age-toned, front free end-papers have inscription of the previous owner, pages are clean; 648p.(Vol.1); 669p. (Vol.2) Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Reprint. Thick Octavo; G/G-; Off-white spine with green text; Dust jacket has darkened with age & handling and has small tears & frays along edges; Boards are slightly sunned with some smudges on exterior and minor edge wear, but panels are sturdy; Previous owner's name on ffep; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges, deckled fore edge unmarked pages and good binding; pp 871.
Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark red spine with gold text; 2 bound books of one volume; Boards are slightly sunned with minimal wear on exteriors, corners and edges, sturdy & strong; Text blocks are age toned with library stamp on head & tail edge exteriors; Library stamps on pastedowns; Remnants from loose contents slip on ffep; pp 1460. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Wyman & Sons, 1879. first. octavo in dark green cloth with gold letters on spine; Good+; boards strong with some shelf wear along edges; flaps foxed; front gutter opened; title page missing; title handwritten on ffep; hinges loosening at center; paper slightly faded and soiled around hinges; text in very fine print; pp. 306.
London: Edward Moxon, 1851. New Edition. Set of two thick octavosin 3/4 red leather and marble hardcovers; VG; some soiling on boards and shelf wear on bottom edges; large stains on first pages of vol. II caused by water damage; paper faded; text clean; pp. 645 and 720; shelved in drama; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: J. Tonson, 1730. 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with no discernible text; Boards have moderately rubbed exterior & corners with slight cracking at front gutter, detached rear panel, as is; Text block shows moderately age toned exterior edges with light foxing on pages throughout, slight writing and markings, torn edge on front end paper, slightly stiff pages; pp 272.
Paris: Librairies-Impremeries Reunies, 1894. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Dark red spine with gold text; Boards have slight rubbing at corners and edges and lightly sunned panels, overall clean and sturdy exterior; Text block has slight cracking at front hinge & pastedown along binding, pages have darkened slightly around edges due to age and tight binding; slight writing on half title page; pp 269. French language.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1965. 454/1500. Large Octavo; pp 161; VG/no-DJ; ivory/light blue spine with gilt text; limited copies, this is no. 454 of 1500; sunned light blue slipcase; intact panels; cloth has slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Atheneum, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Black spine with White and Red text; Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, small closed tear along head edge of front cover, fraying along spine edges, small open tears along top corners of both covers, bent corner on front interior flap, sunning to spine; Boards strong, clean save some shelfwear; Textblock has some age toning, small faint mark on rear endpaper, foxing on some pages, otherwise clean; 170 pp.
New York: Atheneum, 1966. First Edition. Octavo, 170 pages; VG/VG; spine is black with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering; has price uncut '$5', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor small patches and rubbing and blotches on the front cover and spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have red coloring along the top edge; contains a signed photograph of the author; shelved case 0.
New York: Atheneum, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; pp 135; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; light sunning to exterior; small sticker to lower spine; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edge; interior clean; signed by author.
Camp Hill, PA: Book of the Month Club, 1986. Octavo; VG-/G; beige spines with red/green/blue text spines; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Inferno, pp 386 ; vol. 2, Purgatorio, pp 399 ; vol. 3, Paradiso, pp 423 ; dust jackets have slight soiling to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths have lightly sunned exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1972. Second Printing. Octavo: VG/VG-: Off white spine with red text: DJ in mylar sheath, age toned with general shelfwear, some light soiling: Boards are strong and clean, minor edgewear, binding is tight: Textblock exterior has light dust staining to head edge, pages are clean and unmarked: Second Printing: 214 pp.
Paris: Editions du Cygne, 1931. Quarto; vg/none; brown cloth spine with black text on white label; quarter-bound w/pink marbled boards; endpapers, orange marble swirls; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 366 pp.; illus., frontispiece, plates, engravings, photos, and text figures; some tinted; fore-edge, deckle; binding shaken; else very good; ---SUBTITLE: Theatre, Cirque, Music Hall, Cafes-Concerts, Cabarets Artistiques; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
Washington: Anderson House. First Edition. 12mo and 10mo; G-/no-DJ; sunned gray spines with faded red text; 9 volumes: The Masque of Kings, pp 141 ; Knickerbocker Holiday, pp 109 ; The Eve of St. Mark, pp 108 ; Key Largo, pp 125 ; Storm Operation, pp 126 ; Candle in the Wind, pp 116 ; Joan of Lorraine, pp 138 ; The Star-Wagon, pp 139 ; The Essence of Tradegy, pp 53 ; cloths have foxing to some exteriors, mostly toward edge; some rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text blocks show light age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffeps; deckled edges; illustrated; JT Consignment; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1914. Octavo; good/none; red cloth spine with faded gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; sunned at the spine; binding, lightly shaken; flaking at the corners and edges; a scattering of pencil marks within text block; shadow browning to pages 164-165; 236pp.
Easton, PA: The Dramatist Co., 1912. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Tan leather spine, gilt text on green card; Boards strong, rubbing and/or chipping on corners, edges and spine in addition to general shelf wear; Text block is age toned, some light foxing on tail and fore edges, pages durable, text legible; pp 283. Shelve Front Case.
New York: Privately Printed for Rarity Press, 1931. Octavo; pp 300+392; G+/no-DJ; dark pink spines with silver text; 2 volumes; cloths have slightly sunned spines; mild scratches to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; frontispieces; illustrated;.
New York & London: Routledge, 1996. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with yellow and white text: Covers are clean with very mild shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Contains Lysistrata, Women at the Thesmophoria, and Assemblywomen plus notes, introductory materials and an appendix: 244 pp.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1937. Limited edition. Quarto; Limited edition, 1044/1500; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in white cloth with black print, light soiling; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the engraver on the edition page; xviii, 62 pages.
New York: Illustrated Editions Company. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has tears along top and bottom edges, fading to spine, smudging, spotting; Boards in blue and tan cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, slight shelfwear; Textblock has tanning/spotting to endpapers, clean text; 114 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
London: Fanfrolico Press, 1926. Limited Edition. Folio; G/No jacket; Leather spine, gilt lettering; Some wear to all edges, fraying at the corners and the edges of the spine; Boards slightly bowed; Binding starting; Pages are age toned and slightly rippling; Musty; Good copy only; Part of a limited edition: 425 copies for England and 300 for 'overseas.' This is copy #78 of the overseas edition; 51 pages. SHELVED CASE 11.
Alcala de Henares, Spain: Centro de Estudios Cervantinos, 1995. Thick Octavo; pp 1419; G+/G; gold spine with black text; this volume only; dust jacket has chip to spine head edge; some rubbing wear to edges; slight soiling to exterior; sticker residue to rear; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; bumped fore corners; chip to spine head edge; light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name stamped to head edge; interior clean; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs, 1869. Octavo; pp 719; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth has some rubbing to exterior; raised bands to spine; gilt decorations to spine; blind stamped borders to panels; text block show all edges gilt; interior clean; previous owner's name to front endpaper; cracking to front gutter; some soiling to endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated; French text;.
Wien: Verlag Holzhausen, 1998. Quarto; VG/VG; Red spine with blue & yellow text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minor shelf wear; Cloth is clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has minimal wear on exterior edges with clean pages and tight binding; pp 284. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Chicago: Studio Press, 1967. 78/130. Quarto; VG-; dark blue spine with gilt text; limited, numbered edition, no. 78 of 130 signed copies; 148 copies in all; original color woodcuts by author; cloth shows light wear to exterior, strong boards; moderate rubbing to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; tissue guards to plates show light offset; deckled edges, interior clean.
New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1966. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in navy blue cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards strong, some shelfwear, some edgewear, very minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor bumping on spine head edges, protected by mylar; all text block very slightly age toned; volume 1 boards have light tearing on front end paper head edge, erased penciling on front end paper, folding on rear end paper head edge fore corner; 3 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1968. First edition. Octavo. Good+ in good- dust jacket. Red and gray spine with black lettering. Adhesive tape affixed to the tears at top and bottom of DJ spine. Some overall shelf-wear to DJ panels. Corners of DJ panels rubbed. Two inch long closed tears at top edge of rear DJ panel. Covers clean. Binding intact. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Age-toning to pages. 403pp.