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The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

By: N/A

Price: £23.85

Publisher: London, W.W Gibbings: 1891

Seller ID: 00051

Condition: Very Good


Size 8.5" x 5.5 , 360 pages. Green decorative leather trimmed in gilt, decorative spine with gilt detail, book cover slightly fading, spine has fading also, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, pages clean with no marks, gilt page ends. View more info

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The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary

By: Allan Ramsay

Price: £61.34

Publisher: London, Printed for John Donaldson, Corner of Arundel Street, No. 195 Strand: 1775

Seller ID: 13467

Condition: Good


Printed in London in 1775. Size 8" x 5", 132 pages including the glossary. Blue paper covered boards with olive green buckram spine section. Condition good, the book has at some point been rebound with new endpapers, corners and edges rubbed, with a small vignette engraving tipped on to front free endpaper as a frontispiece, with stamps of "jolly beggar's tam o'shanter" to front pastedown and also one stamp to page 9 of the preliminary dedication to the Countess of Eglington, first few pages dust soiled a few occasional tiny spots here and there, other than this the contents ar... View more info

Dramatic and Early Poems of Matthew Arnold. The Temple Classics

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £12.39

Publisher: Aldine House, London, W.C., J. M. Dent and Co:: 1902

Seller ID: 10514

Condition: Very Good


Size 6" x 3¾", 253 pages including notes and index. Condition very good / near fine, front and back covers and spine edges rubbed, contents fine, very clean, binding nice and tight. Olive green soft leather cover with ornate gilt owl design on the front cover and ornate gilt titles on the spine. Top page edge gilt, with red book mark ribbon attached. Front pastedown illustrated with memorial to Matthew Arnold, gift inscription on front free end paper. Half title printed in red and black "The Temple Classics "Dramatic and Early Poems of Matthew Arnold" Lovely frontispiece p... View more info

Quality Street, A Comedy in Four Acts,

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: £20.45

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11978

Condition: Very Good


Blue Decorative Cloth, with 22 color plates by Thomson, each protected by tissue with a black and white drawing. Spine faded, ends rubbed, small tear in top of spine. Prelims foxed, scattered light spotting not affecting plates. `198 pages in very good condition. Previous owners name on endpaper. View more info

Saint Joan: A Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue

By: Bernard Shaw, George

Price: £12.39

Publisher: London, Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10064

Condition: Fine


First Edition, sixth impression. 114 pages plus 2 pages of adverts, rough cut edges. Bound in Tan cloth with gilt title to spine. Size 12mo 7 1/8" x 5". Nice clean copy with no wear to the cover, a few pencil marks inside. View more info

Meeting at the Sphinx: Gabriel Pascal's Production of Bernard Shaw's 'Caesar and Cleopatra'

By: Deans, Marjorie

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, MacDonald & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 00168

Condition: Very Good


Size 5.5" x 8.7" tall,red decorative cloth with gold stamped title to front and spine,slight edgewear to spine,inscription wrote in pen to pastedown,pastedowns and endpapers plain with no other marks,frontispiece and title page,The book includes colour plates and black-and-white stills from the film. 146 pages all clean and clear,page ends also clean,illustrated dustjacket has a couple of small surface tears, top edge chipped with slight loss. not price clipped. View more info

The Confidential Clerk

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11209

Condition: Very Good


1954 First Edition. Blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine faded, contents nice and clean. Play by T.S. Eliot. View more info

The Beaux Stratagem

By: George Farquhar

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 00135

Condition: Very Good


Size 4" x 5.2" tall,141 pages,no dustjacket,green cloth bound small book,pastedowns and endpapers good,frontispiece and illustrated title page,pages and page ends goood and clean with no marks. View more info

The Apostle; A Drama in a Prelude and Three Acts

By: George Moore

Price: £38.18

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11426

Condition: Very Good


"This edition of The Apostle by George Moore is limited to one thousand and thirty copies printed from hand-set type on Van Gelder paper. One thousand copies are for sale and thirty copies are for presentation. No. 468" The 468 has been handwritten ink ink by George Moore and his signature is beneath. Book condition very good, corners and edges very slightly rubbed, slightly toned, contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, corners and edges a little rubbed, slightly grubby, not clipped, no price. Turquoise paper covered boards with white paper spine section and white paper title... View more info

Modern Plays in One Act

By: Mordaunt Shairp, A. - Edited

Price: £6.32

Publisher: London & Toronto, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1929

Seller ID: 10943

Condition: Very Good


Size 6" x 4½", 256 pages. 1929 The Kings Treasuries of Literature, General editor Sir A.T. Quiller Couch. Blue cloth covered boards with blind stamped emblem to the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, spine faded, cover slightly grubby, prize label on front pastedown and owner's library label on front free endpaper else contents clean. With ornate art deco style title page and matching frontispiece with portrait of Laurence Housman. View more info

The Works of Henry Fielding Comprising His Novels Plays and Miscellaneous Writings with Memoir of the Author.

By: Roscoe Thomas

Price: £27.26

Publisher: York St, Covent Garden, George Bell and Sons: 1889

Seller ID: 12030

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gold titles to spine, frontis with 20 etchings on steel George by Cruikshank. Spine ends rubbed, a few creases on spine, a small white mark on spine. Some minor scattered foxing. 1116pp & plates in very good condition. Previous owners name on endpaper dated 1892 View more info

MacBeth

By: Shakespeare, William. Edited by A w Verity Ma

Price: £4.86

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1930

Seller ID: 00139

Condition: Very Good


Size 4.5" x 6.8" tall,208 pages,Hardcover. Red cloth-covered boards. Decorative title shield emblem to front boards,slightly grubby at ends,pages clean and clear with no marks,pastedown has name wrote in pencil, spine darkened, spine ends rubbed. View more info

The Plays of William Shakespeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copies, Left By the Late George Steevens, Esq. And Edmond Malone, Esq. With a Glossary

By: Shakspeare, Willliam ( Shakespeare, William )

Price: £33.40

Publisher: London, Glasgow, Dublin and Paris, London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, No. 73 Cheapside; R. Griffin and Co. Glasgow, J. Cumming, Dublin; and M. Baudry, Paris: 1827

Seller ID: 11622

Condition: Very Good


1827. Size 12mo, 6.75" x 4.25", 791 pages plus xii page Glossary. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, engraved title page spotted, old owner's inscription "Mary Jane Miller" on front feee endpaper else contents clean. Black calf with gilt borders over marbled boards. Five raised bands to the spine with gilt titles on a burgundy label in the second and gilt leaves and scrolls in the other compartments. Page edges speckled red and waxed. With tissue-protected engraved title page "The Dramatic Works of Shakspeare" with vignette engraving, plus printed title page... View more info

The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley With Introduction and Notes By Joseph Knight

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1925

Seller ID: 11098

Condition: Very Good


Size 6" x 3¾", 494 pages including notes, plus 8 pages of publisher's advertisements. Olive green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and floral emblem on the spine, with red book mark ribbon. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, gilt and spine grubby, contents clean. The World's Classics number LXXIX (79). Contents: The Rivals, St Patrick's Day, The Duenna, The School for Scandal, The Critic, A Trip to Scarborough, Pizarro, Verses to the Memory of Garrick. View more info

Sam the Sudden

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1930

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 10946

Condition: Fair


Size 7½" x 5", 248 pages. Green cloth covered boards with black titles to the front cover and spine. Condition fair, spine grubby and faded, cover and spine edges rubbed, covers grubby, a little loose, a little sporadic foxing here and there throughout. View more info