Drama and Theater
Paris: 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.
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: 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.
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: 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, D.C. Anderson House, 1939. First printing April, 1939. Thin Octavo; vg-/vg-; dj, ecru, sunned spine with red text; dj, shelf worn, age-toned, scuffed, pub date written on front cover, two words written of rear cover; small hole in middle of spine; HB, gray cloth spine with red text; boards, spotted; moderate shelf wear; previous owner's inscription note, ffep; endpapers, age-toned; text block clean; 53pp.
Washington, D. C. Anderson House, 1939. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Good; dj, sunned-to-gold spine with faded text and illustration directly below; dj [BroDart], age-toned at the spine; moderate chipping, all edges; small stain, rear cover; HB, gray cloth spine with red text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; ex libris bookplate glued to front pastedown endpaper; gift note, half-title page; underlining in ink of one of the cast members (Corky), else text block, clean; edges toning lightly; 125pp. Toning and chipping to dust jacket, else a very good copy.
Colorado: University of Colorado Press, 1965. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Thin dark green spine with faded gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing to fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 88.
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: Rarity Press, 1931. English edition [Privately printed]. Octavo; good/fair+; dj, gray-brown spine with black text; HB, purple cloth spine with silver text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 280 pp.; edges, toning starts; binding shaken; sunned; dj, deeply sunned; staining; open and closed tears; chipping and wear; else good.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. Limited Edition, #814/1500. small 4to., xviii, 62pp.; VG; bound in beige cloth, black lettering on spine; housed in a G brown slipcase, pieces loose, missing all of top edge and part of lower edge, has silver lettering; SIGNED on colophon by John Austen; top edge of text block silver, others deckled; ZG consignment; shelved limited editions club.
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.
London: Faber & Faber Limited, 1938. First edition. Octavo; G+/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has age toning around edges with slightly frayed edges; Boards are slightly sunned with minimal wear along edges, strong & sturdy; Text block has darkened with age, previous owner's name on ffep, sticker on rear pastedown, deckled fore edge aand unmarked; pp 121.
Pondicherry: Birth Centenary Library, 1972. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with gold text; Boards are covered with mylar and are slightly age toned with strong & sturdy panels; Text block has slight shelf wear and slightly age toned, due to handling with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 559.
London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1827. Second Edition. 8vo., unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, polished boards, paneled spine with black label, gilt lettering, other compartments with gilt tooling; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, spine; marbled text block, endpapers; single gilt rule to boards; single gilt edge-rule; slight age-toning and foxing, primarily to endpapers and title page; last page slightly loose; small bookplate to front pastedown; inscription on second front free endpaper; shelved Shakespeare.
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.
Silver Spring: Malcolm House, 1975. First Edition. Inscription by author on front end paper. First Printing. Oblong Quarto; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Red spine with gold text; Boards show slight edgewear, few minor surface marks; Textblock has strong foxing on exterior edges, light spotted staining on pages/on binding of front/rear end papers, otherwise interior clean; 111pp.
Los Angeles, CA: Manuel Weltman, . Limited Edition [1 of 500 copies]. sewn pamphlet 8vo., 47 pp., VG; blue matte paper wrapper, red lettering; overall mild fading/shelfwear to covers, minor imperfection to front cover adjacent to "by"; interior clean; covers protected by plastic covering; in very good condition despite mild imperfections; 1 of 500 unnumbered copies stated to copyright page; housed in yellow envelope with "Swann Galleries" to front (moderate wear); shelved Case 0.
New York & Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. First. Quarto; VG+/VG; red spine with gold text; dustjacket is clean with minimal scratching and scuffing, a 4.5 inch tear along the right edge of the front cover, and small tears along the corners; boards are strong, clean; textblock clean with minimal yellowing from age, the picture adhered opposite page 140 has nearly come off; 292pp.
New York, Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. First thus. Square quarto. Good with fair dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Plastic dust jacket is chipped near the spine and torn both front and rear top corners of the book. Dust jacket also slightly rubbed. Artistic design featured on the dust jacket front panel in plastic still vivid and bright. Some offsetting to free end paper of the book. Book block edges and pages generally very good. With photographs by Helga Schmidt-Glassner. 292pp.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. Octavo; VG/VG-; Thick white spine with a small cartoon of a man in a tuxedo, green text. DJ has shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing and chipping on edges, tiny closed tear on rear; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 583.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1962. Second Printing, 1968. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, cream spine with black text; dj, age-toned; 3/4" tear, head edge of front fold; price clipped; HB, red cloth spine with gold text on black color block; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 310pp.
New York: Pynson Printers for the Colophon, 1933. First edition, third imprint; Limited edition. Octavo; G/VG+; Brown spine with red text; 1" loss to top of spine and slight loss to bottom of spine of cover and general edgewear; Discoloration due to acidity in cover and some spotting on front and back pastedowns, otherwise boards strong, corners sharp, binding strong; Top of textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean with deckled edge; pp 140. Insert and back page notes copy is one of limited edition of 465.
New York, New Haven & Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1988. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with peach & ivory text; Dust jacket has rubbing on exterior with minimal edge wear also lightly sunned; Boards have minimally sunned edges, otherwise clean & strong; Text block is clean with crisp pages; pp 143.
Kristiania: Forlagt av h. aschehoug & Co. (W. Nygaard), 1923. Square octavo; vg-/none; red leather spine with gilt titles; half bound style with faux raised bands; and greenish marbled boards; ex libris, signature, title page; endpapers, marbled; all edges and corners, wear and chipping; scars and scratches; text block, clean; 286 pp.; illus., frontispiece with tissue guard; theater photos; binding shaken; else good; ---TEXT IN NORWEGIAN.