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1 Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Present "Beyond the Sundown"
Alabama-Coushatt Indian Reservation, TX: The Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation 1976 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
unpaginated, brown-black SC wraps. A historical drama presentation of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes. The play describes the guarantee of land to the tribes by the triumphant Texas after the Texas Revolution. Contains a couple of stories: The Man who wasn't all there & Chief Colita of the Coushattas, plus two recipes: Sofkey & Indian Fry Bread. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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2 Anderson, Maxwell Lost in the Stars : The dramatization of Alan Paton's novel, Cry, the Beloved Country
New York, NY Wm Sloane Associates, Inc 1950 Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
86 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped on front cover, dj black w/wht lettering w/illustration on the front. Includes the reviewers notes from persentation in New York, also has a copy of the musical's bill. The reviewer made notes in the text of the book. The setting is South Africa, a tale of Negroes and whites in South Africa to terms of a libretto and lyrics. reviewers notes Has reviewer's notes included on seperate paper. Reveiwer discusses person that plays one of the characters in the play. The play is about a ministers search for his son, who has fallen in with the wrong crowd, and who commits another crime . Also a copy from Decca Records about the original cast album. the book has underlining & writing in text, dj has several small chips & some wrinkling. 
Price: 14.24 USD
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3 Carter, Elsie Hobart CHRISTMAS CANDLES
New York, NY Henry Holt & Co. 1915 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall 
316, red-blk-wht cloth boards w/candles & tree. Twelve plays for boys and girls, from The Christ-Candle, Toinette and the Elves, and others. These little plays were written for the classes & clubs of a small Sunday-school, where the Christmas celebration consisted of a play to introduce Santa Claus & a Christmas-tree. The contents page lists the plays, number of characters, number of acts, setting , and time with brief description of the play. slight wear to corners & prev own name ffep 
Price: 29.54 USD
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4 Chekhov, Anton w/intro by Gielgud, John and translated by Garnett, Constance Two Plays of Anton Chekhov : The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters
Norwalk, CT The Easton Press 1977 Collector's Edition Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Szalay, Lajos 
xxii, 152 pp, dark brown leather boards w/stamped gilt lettering & deco on front, back & spine, A.E.G. (all edges gilt), red silk moiré endpapers, brown silk ribbon bookmark, four raised ribs on the spine. The book is printed on archival quality paper and is acid-neutral. Book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by Easton Press. The Cherry Orchard was Chekhov's last play. It is historical and presents a picture of the passing of the old order of Russian aristocracy. The three sisters deals with the mysteries of man's soul, the purpose of his existence, and the values of his life. 
Price: 27.63 USD
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5 Frost, Robert, Illustrated by none A MASQUE OF MERCY
New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co, 1947 
HB. Very Good+/No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 39 pp, prev owner's name on ffep & rfep. the setting is bookstore late at night, locked for night w/customer inside, & someone knocks at the door wanting in. 
Price: 61.63 USD
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6 Herbert, A. P Tantivy towers and Derby Day
London, England Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Baring, Lady Violet 
222 pp, Two satirical comic operas of English country and sporting life are in this volume w/silhoutte illustrations by Lady Baring. slight dj discoloration & chips on edges, prev owner wrote on ffep. 
Price: 23.76 USD
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7 Intro by Toshio, Kawatake and translation by Kay, Helen V. Kabuki : Danjuro's Lucky Eighteen
San Francisco, CA Chronicle Books 1985 First American Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Akira, Iwata 
119 pp, glossy white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel and color illustrations on the rear cover. The book contains more than 500 illustrations that recreate pictorially the famous Danjuro Eighteen Kabuki Dramas in this portfolio , a treasury of Japanese art, history, color and design. It is a behind-the scenes look at Kabuki, to see the step-by-step transformation of mere mortals into warriors, courtesans, and kings through the stylized make-up and costumes. 
Price: 33.58 USD
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8 Mabie, Hamilton Wright The Great Word
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1905 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
200 pp, green cloth covered boars w/gilt lettering and border on the front cover & gilt lettering on the spine, teg (top edge gilt), uncut fore edge & bottom edges. Play about love. spine sunned w/some soiling to the boards. 
Price: 18.28 USD
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9 Maeterlinck, Maurice The Blue Bird : A Fairy Play in Six Acts
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1918 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Short Sm8vo from 7-1/2" to 8" 
287 pp, green embossed boards w/gilt letters, slight wear corners. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. The 1st act set in wood-cutter's cottage. Act 2 is at the palace of Fairy Berylune. Story of woodcutter and his wife who lived in a cottage at edge of ancient forest with their two children Tyltyl & Mytyl. A play about children written for adults. 
Price: 9.78 USD
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10 Maeterlinck, Maurice The Blue Bird : A Fairy Play in Six Acts
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1911 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Short Sm8vo from 7-1/2" to 8" 
287 pp, green embossed boards w/gilt letters, prev owner name on ffep, light wear edges. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. The 1st act set in wood-cutter's cottage. Act 2 is at the palace of Fairy Berylune. Story of woodcutter and his wife who lived in a cottage at edge of ancient forest with their two children Tyltyl & Mytyl. A play about children written for adults. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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11 Maeterlinck, Maurice The Blue Bird : A Fairy Play in Six Acts
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Short Sm8vo from 7-1/2" to 8" 
287 pp, grey boards w/blu letters, dj light grey w/dark blue letters. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. The 1st act set in wood-cutter's cottage. Act 2 is at the palace of Fairy Berylune. Story of woodcutter and his wife who lived in a cottage at edge of ancient forest with their two children Tyltyl & Mytyl. A play about children written for adults. light wear edges, foxing to the edges, dj has small .3" closed tear on dj spine top back 
Price: 8.29 USD
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12 O'Neill, Eugene All God's Chillun Got Wings and Welded
New York, NY Boni and Liveright 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall 
170 pp, quarterbound w/light brown papercovered boards w/black lettering, & cloth covered spine, couple of pages wrinkled. Play set in lower New York story of 8 children that grow up. 
Price: 37.19 USD
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13 O'Neill, Eugene Marco Millions : a Play
New York, NY Boni & Liveright 1927 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Signed by Author
180 pp, quarterbound w/brown-gilt marbled boards w/cream spine w/brown pastedown label w/black lettering, #189 of 450 numbered & SIGNED copies, all three edges untrimmed. Play about marco polo and merchants from India & Persia trading. prev owners bookplate on the FPD, bottom front corners worn, quite a few of the pages are uncut 
Price: 165.33 USD
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14 O'Neill, Eugene w/intro by Jaffe, Irma The Iceman Cometh : a Play
New York, NY The Limited Editions Club 1982 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Limited & Numbered Edition 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Baskin, Leonard Signed by Illustrator
xx, 153 pp, (1), dark brown paper covered boards & dark brown paper covered slipcase w/lighter brown labels on spine of book & slipcase and on front cover of the book. Lithograph of Baskin tipped-in, LIMITED & Numbered being #1739 of2000 cc's printed at Stinehour Press for The Limited Editions Club. Baskin made ten full-page drawings of the characters. The Iceman Cometh, a complex play, deals on several levels with life's ultimate issues. The play is concerned with murder, suicide, loneliness, guilt, fear of death, the problems of identity, the necessity of illustions, the ambiguities of pity, the nature of truth and the paradox of commitment. The plot takes place in a run-down New York saloon and rooming-house. This is the last play produced in O'Neill's lifetime. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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15 Phillips, Stephen Pietro of Siena : a Drama
New York, NY The Macmillan Company 1910 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall 
(6), 82 pp, (4), green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine, blind stamped deco on the front. The play is set in Siena and involves the house of Tornielli and Gonzaga. remnants of dj remain w/back panel & flap, and front panel flap, prev owner's name on ffep. 
Price: 114.75 USD
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16 Shakespeare, William As You Like it : a Pleasant Comedy
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1900 Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Decorations by Low, Will H. 
130 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt-white-blu decoration on the front cover, green-white illustrated endpapers. Five engravings w/captioned tissue at the beginning of each act. Five engravings full page engravings w/captioned tissue, T.E.G. (top edge gilt), orange margin illustrations on each page of text. All the characters get exiled and meet in the Forest of Arden, where "as you like it" is the order of the day. slight wear to corners, rubbed spot on front upper corner of the cover. 
Price: 13.18 USD
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17 Shakespeare, William, Ill Shakespeare's Comedy of as You Like it
London, England Hodder & Stoughton Hard Cover Near Fine Clear Mylar Sm4to from 9" to 11" Thomson, Hugh 
141 pp, cream boards with bright gilt imprint and lettering on front & spine, numerous brilliant illustrations, beautiful copy, has clear mylar jacket, tipped-in illustrations. 
Price: 212.50 USD
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18 Skinner, Eleanor L. and Ada M. Children's Plays
New York, NY D. Appleton and Company 1919 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Pogany, Willy 
270 pp, light brown boards w/orange & black deco & black lettering. 13 plays for children such as "Cicely and the Bears", "the Happy Beggar", "Professor Frog's Lecture", "Cock-Alu & Hen-Alie" and others. Some of plays are original & others are original adaptations which have been made w/free hand f/stories or plot incidents found in works of various writers. slight wear 
Price: 89.25 USD
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19 Strachey, J. St. Joe Beaumont and Fletcher Volume II
New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Frontispiece & Decorations 
520 pp, dark grey papercovered boards w/pastedown title labels on the front & spine, paper chipped. Book from the Mermaid series. Contains the following five plays: King and No King, Bonduca, The Spanish Curate, The Faithful Shepherdess, and Valentinian. 
Price: 8.46 USD
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20 Wagner, Richard & translated by Armour, Margaret The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie
New York, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1910 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Rackham, Arthur 
x, 160 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & deco on front & spine, yel illustrated endpapers, 34 tipped in color illustrations w/tissue guards w/the title of the illustration printed on the tissue guard. . Two music-dramas or operas by Richard Wagner based on old Scandinavian legends. The first "The Rhinegold" is about a hoard of gold on the bottom of the Rhine guarded by the Rhine Maidens. Alberich, the dwarf, forswears love to gain this hoard, which confers boundless powers upon its posessor. From it he makes a magic ring. "The Valkyrie" Wotan is the father of two children, Siegmund & Sieglinde, who grow up on earth in ignorance of each other, but who, by the desire of Wotan, are to mate in the interests of the coveted ring. One corner of page four repaired, slight rubbing to the corners. 
Price: 446.25 USD
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