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1 Aristophanes The Birds / the Frogs
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1979 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover As New with no dust jacket; As new condition. Illustrated by Marian Parry and John Austen 
Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece; this is two plays each presented with separate introductions and different designs while bound as a single book. The Birds is introduced by Dudley Fitts with illustrations by Marian Parry; The Frogs was translated from the Greek by William James Hickie with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes and wood-engravings by John Austen. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." ; Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; B&W Illustrations; 11.5" x 8.0" x 1.0"; 114 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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2 Euripides Medea / Hippolytus / the Bacchae
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1979 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover As New with no dust jacket; As new condition. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton 
Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece; illustrated with drawings by Michael Ayrton. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." ; Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Drawings; 11.0" x 8.0" x 1.25"; 295 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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3 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von Faust A Tragedy: in a Modern Translation by Alice Raphael
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1980 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover As New with no dust jacket; As new condition. Illustrated by Eugene Delacroix 
Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece by Edward W. Acuña; illustrated by Eugene Delacroix. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." ; Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Lithographs; 10.25" x 7.5" x 1.1875"; 183 pages 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Justinian and Theodora, Hubbard, Elbert and Alice Hubbard
4 Hubbard, Elbert and Alice Hubbard Justinian and Theodora
East Aurora, NY The Roycrofters 1906 First Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good; Full suede leather with gilt title on front in finished leather rectangle; brown silk pastedowns; two portrait frontispieces with tissue guard; clean pages of handmade paper; 
Designer Dard Hunter created the double spread title page, the headpieces, decorative initials and printer's colophon for this beautifully designed book; gilt top page edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages 
Price: 139.95 USD
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The Works of the British Dramatists Carefully Selected from the Original Editions with Biographical Notes, Keltie, J. S
5 Keltie, J. S The Works of the British Dramatists Carefully Selected from the Original Editions with Biographical Notes
Brooklyn, NY Wm W Swayne 1870 First Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover Good; Dark green leatherette beveled boards' spine head and tail frayed; water damage to small part of back corner; hinges repaired. Heavy foxing frontispiece and title page; internal text pages intact and clean. 
The reigns of Elizabeth and James were periods where both sovereign and playwright reigned supreme. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 549 pages 
Price: 8.95 USD
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6 Millay, Edna St. Vincent The Lamp and the Bell A Drama in Five Acts
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1921 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Black cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decoration, spine sunned, titles gilt loss; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep.99 Pages. 
8.20 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; 99 pages 
Price: 11.95 USD
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7 Moliere Plays
New York The Modern Library 1950-1962 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Red linen cloth over stiff cardboard with gold Kent torchbearer image within gold outline; above image is smaller enclosed square label in black with gold lettering on front board (Style 8) , spine with Kent torchbearer followed by label in black with gold lettering; clean pages; tight binding; 364 pages. 
Introduction by Francis Fergusson Associate Professor of Literature, Princeton University; . Binding style 8 was in use between 1939-1962. Original copyright 1950, Random House. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 364 pages 
Price: 14.95 USD
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8 Moliere Tartuffe / the Would-Be Gentleman
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1980 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover As New with no dust jacket; As new condition. Illustrated by Serge Ivanoff 
Full leather with raised spine bands, stamped gilt decoration, gilded page edges; satin ribbon page marker; moire endpages; color frontispiece by Mike Rodericks; illustrated by Serge Ivanoff. "The book is printed on archival quality paper especially milled for this edition. It is acid-neutral and conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability...." ; Collector's Edition, the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series; Drawings; 10.25" x 6.75" x 1.125"; 197 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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The Moon of the Caribbees And Six Other Plays of the Sea, O'Neill, Eugene G.
9 O'Neill, Eugene G. The Moon of the Caribbees And Six Other Plays of the Sea
New York, NY The Modern Library 1925 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine; Flexible brown leatherette with gilt Bernhart torchbearer and spine titles; clean pages; tight binding. 
Introduction by George Jean Nathan ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 217 pages 
Price: 24.95 USD
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A History the American Drama from the Civil War to the Present Day (Vol. II), Quinn, Arthur Hobson
10 Quinn, Arthur Hobson A History the American Drama from the Civil War to the Present Day (Vol. II)
New York Harper & Brothers 1927 First edition, as stated; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good; Maroon cloth hardcover gilt titles, spine sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; index, bibliography and play list. 
Volume II: From William Vaughn Moody to the Present Day. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 359 pages 
Price: 14.95 USD
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L'Aiglon A Play in Six Acts, Rostand, Edmond
11 Rostand, Edmond L'Aiglon A Play in Six Acts
New York R. H. Russell 1900 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt decoration and titles, spine sunned; clean pages except for dedication on the ffep; deckled pages with gilt top edges; tight binding. 
Rostand, a French playwright, is primarily known for his most popular and successful work, Cyrano de Bergerac. L'Aiglon is based on the life of Napoleon's son. Translated by Louis N. Parker. This edition presents "The cast as presented by Maude Adams at the Knickerbocker Theatre, New York, October, 1900." A beautifully designed edition. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages 
Price: 29.95 USD
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12 Shakespeare, William King Henry VI, 3 Volumes
London Folio Society 1967 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover decorated with black and gilt feathers and gilt spine titles, no bumps, light rubbing; some foxing on endpapers; clean pages; tight binding; introduction by Dame Peggy Ashcroft; total in the 3 volumes of 20 delightful costume designs by Curtis; glossary; 96, 100 and 97 pages; 
8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare, William
13 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's Comedy of the Merry Wives of Windsor
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1899 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 175 pages 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare, William
14 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's Comedy of the Taming of the Shrew
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1898 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good-; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 180 pages 
Price: 4.95 USD
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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Winter's Tale, Shakespeare, William
15 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's Comedy of the Winter's Tale
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1899 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Good+; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed, spine head frayed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 220 pages 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Eighth, Shakespeare, William
16 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Eighth
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1899 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 217 pages 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part I, Shakespeare, William
17 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part I
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1898 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 166 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part II, Shakespeare, William
18 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part II
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1898 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 186 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part III, Shakespeare, William
19 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part III
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1898 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 172 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Shakespeare's History of the Life and Death of King John, Shakespeare, William
20 Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's History of the Life and Death of King John
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1899 First Edition Thus; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good+; Brown cloth hardcover embossed and gilt titles, rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; illustrated; notes and index. 
A volume in Harper's English Classics Series edited with notes and introduction by William J. Rolfe. This edition has been adapted for school and home reading in essentially the same way as Greek and Latin Classics are edited for educational purposes. The chief requisites are a pure text (expurgated, if necessary) , and the notes needed for its thorough explanation and illustration. Each volume has an introduction and contains "History of the Play," the "Sources of the Plot," and "Critical Comments on the Play." ; English Classics Series Edited, with Notes, by Wiliam J. Rolfe Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 19.95 USD
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