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Eighteenth Century Plays

By: Johnson, Samuel and Addison, Joseph and Rowe, Nicholas and Gay, John and Fielding, Henry and Lillo, George and Colman & Garrick and Cumberland, Richard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16230

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1930, with an Introduction by John Hampden. 408pp, green cloth covered boards with faded gilt ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. A Prologue by Johnson and the text of 7 plays, including Addison's Cato and Gay's Beggar's Opera View more info

Diversions in Sicily

By: Jones, Henry Festing

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1929

Seller ID: 17001

Condition: Very Good


Traveller's Library Edition. 256pp, blue cloth covered boards with gilt title and series logo. Dustjacket with a little wear to the top of the spine. Top half of flyleaf removed , Very small light spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. An account of the people, places, theatre, faith and customs of Sicily c. 1903. View more info

Five Plays Volpone Every Man In His Humour Bartholomew Fair The Alchemist Sejanus

By: Jonson, Ben

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1959

Seller ID: 10743

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 569pp, priceclipped dustjacket with a little edgewear. Name inked out to flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

Every Man in His Humour

By: Jonson, Ben

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Dent: 1905

Seller ID: 14986

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size Temple Dramatists edition of the 1616 text, edited and with a Preface, Notes and Glossary by W Macneile Dixon. 142pp, green cloth covered boards, a very little rubbed to edges of spine, with gilt title. Decorated title page and frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Small spots of foxing to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Five Plays Volpone Every Man In His Humour Bartholomew Fair The Alchemist Sejanus

By: Jonson, Ben

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1972

Seller ID: 15703

ISBN: 0192505246

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size World's Classics edition. 569pp, blue cloth covered boards with gilt title. Ex school library - bookplate to inner board and stamp to foredge, otherwise very clean. The text of 5 plays. View more info

Four English Comedies of the 17th and 18th Centuries Volpone The Way of the World She Stoops to Conquer The School for Scandal

By: Jonson, Ben and Congreve, William and Goldsmith, Oliver and Sheridan, R B

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12995

Condition: Very Good


Editied by J M Morrell. 414pp, the paper now browning, red and white softback covers, a little worn to spine. Internally clean. The complete text of the four plays. View more info

The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi

By: Jump, John D and Webster, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Basil Blackwell: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11450

Condition: Very Good


Notes on English Literature series. 71pp, softback covers. A clean, tight copy. Students notes on the characters, plot, critical interest of these 2 famous Jacobean tragedies. View more info

Gotta Sing Gotta Dance A Pictorial History Of Film Musicals

By: Kobal, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3608

ISBN: 0600031268

Condition: Very Good


Large format. 320pp, yellow cloth covered boards with a damp mark to front top edge. Internally very clean. Numerous b + w photographs. From early sound musicals onwards. View more info

Mozart Und Die Marionetten Von Salzburg

By: Kraus, Gottfried

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Salzburger Marionetten: 1111

Seller ID: 5655

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1973. Souvenir programme softback covers in white and gold with many colour and black and white photographs of the puppets and assistants. Text in German, English and French, includes insert with information about their performance of The Magic Flute. A clean copy. View more info

The Spanish Tragedy

By: Kyd, Thomas and Ross, Thomas W (ed)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11530

ISBN: 050016903

Condition: Very Good


Fountainwell Drama Texts Edition. 128pp, card covers. Includes Introduction, Textual Notes, Commentary, Bibliography amd Glossary. One small mark to foredge, otherwise a clean, tight copy. In this edition the original spelling and punctuation are normalised, but not modernised. View more info

Le Voyage De Monsieur Perrichon et Autres Comedies

By: Labiche, E and Martin, Ed

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Nelson: 1938

Seller ID: 14238

Condition: Very Good


556pp, text in French, cream coloured boards with decoration to front, and a couple of small marks. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. 4 plays - Le Voyage de Monsieur Perrichon, Les Vivacites du Capitaine Tic, La Poudre aux Yeux and Un Chapean de Paille d'Italie. View more info

Tales From Shakespeare

By: Lamb, Charles & Mary

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1111

Seller ID: 3429

Condition: Very Good


Probably 1930s. 324pp, green cloth covered boards. 8 colour plates. Spots of foxing to the edges, otherwise clean. The classic retelling of the stories of Shakespeare's plays. View more info

Shakespeare The Man and His Stage

By: Lamborn, E A G and Harrison, G B

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12993

Condition: Very Good


128pp, brown cloth covered boards. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. The life, times, theatre and plays of Shakespeare. View more info

Essays (Selected)

By: Leigh Hunt

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Dent: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16348

Condition: Very Good


First Everyman edition. Introduction by J B Priestley. 360pp, orange cloth covered boards with gilt decoration to spine. Decorated flyleaves and title pages. A couple of very small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Includes essays on actors such as Kemble and Mrs Siddons and poets such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Burns and Lamb. View more info

Laocoon Nathan the Wise Minna Von Barnhelm

By: Lessing, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Dent: 1959

Seller ID: 15771

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, edited by Wiliam A Steel. 294pp, dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. Spots of foxing to foredge, previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. An influential essay on Greek art and two plays. View more info

How Was It For You?

By: Lipman, Maureen

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Futura: 1987

Seller ID: 9448

ISBN: 0708831338

Condition: Good


208pp, softback covers. B + w photographs. Original owner's initial to inner cover, corner neatly removed to title page, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Hilarious theatrical stories. View more info

Elizabeth Inchbald and Her Circle The Life Story of a Charming Woman 1753 - 1821

By: Littlewood, S R

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Daniel O'Connor: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15713

Condition: Very Good


135pp, red cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to top of spine. B + w illustrations. A few light spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. Includes a list of her books and plays. A biography of the writer, playwright and critic 1753 - 1821. View more info

The Christmas Cavalier A Pantomime

By: Lloyd, Richard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Samuel French: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13910

ISBN: 0573065101

Condition: Very Good


42pp, professionally laminated covers. Ex library - remains of label to flyleaf, small stamp to title page, otherwise internally clean. The text, props list etc of the panto, set in Cromwellian England. View more info

Tragedy in Relation to Aristotle's Poetics

By: Lucas, E V

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hogarth: 1930

Seller ID: 14260

Condition: Very Good


Second impression of first edition. 158pp, yellow cloth covered red boards. Flyleaf removed, previous owner's name to inner board, otherwise internally clean. The second in the Hogarth Lectures on Literature series. View more info

Guida Della Mostra Il Teatro Italiano Del Cinquecento Teatro Olimpico Vicenza 1974

By: Magagnato, Licisco

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Accademia Olimpico Comune Di Vicenza: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16474

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 47pp, illustrated card covers, a very little rubbed to the edges. Italian text. Introductory essay on l'idea della citta nel teatro del cinquecento and a guide to the exhibition held in Vicenza in 1974, with black and white illustrations and notes on the exhibits. A very clean Near Fine copy. View more info