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Aeschylus: The Seven Plays Translated Into English Verse

By: Aeschylus; Lewis Campbell (translator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde / Oxford University Press: 1906

Seller ID: 143897

Condition: Very Good


Attractive small book in green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Gilt top edge. Sticker residue and previous owner's inscription on decorated endpapers. A few light pencil notations. 280 pages. 3 7/8"w x 6"h. The plays included are: The Suppliants, The Persians, Seven Against Thebes, Agamemnon, The Choephoroe, or Libation-Bearers, The Eumenides, Prometheus Bound. View more info

TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC reco... View more info

Karagoz: Turkish Shadow Theatre

By: And, Metin

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Ankara, Turkey, Dost Yayinlari: 1975

Seller ID: 138878

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 80 pages, plus color plates. 85 color illustrations and 80 b&w illustrations. 6 1/2"w x 9 1/2"h. View more info

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Three Plays

By: Ashbery, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vermont, Z Press: 1982

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 145895

ISBN: 091599013X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Limited edition of 1000. 160 pages. View more info

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Modern American Drama on Screen

By: Bray, William Robert; Palmer, R. Barton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 138682

ISBN: 1107000653

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 300 pages. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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History of the Theatre

By: Brockett, Oscar T.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 142707

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 741 pages with b&w illustraitons. Chapters include Origins of the theatre: Ritual drama in Egypt and the Near East; Theatre and drama in ancient Greece; Roman Theatre and drama; Theatre and drama in the middle ages,; The Italian renaissance.... continuing through English theatre, Spanish from 1500 to 1700, French, English, Italian through same period, of the Orient, Modern theatre 1875 - 1915 up to chapter 19: Theatre si... View more info

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Medieval Theatre Costume: A Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Theatre Arts Books: 1969

Seller ID: 129881

Condition: Very Good


Institutional ex-library book with stamps and pocket at back. No library markings on cover or spine. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 112 pages. Full red cloth boards. Small tears on dust jacket. Iris Brooke presents diagrams for laying out material and cutting, and stresses the importance of costume as an aid to actors in their roles. Contents: Introduction; Diagrams of Measurement; Wardrobe; Religious Drama; Heraldry and Symbolism; Hoods; Head-dress and Crowns: Hose and Shoes; Properties, Armour, Masks and Wings; Royalty and Nobility. View more info

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Concept of Ancient Indian Theatre

By: Byrski, M. Christopher

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal: 1974

Seller ID: 138824

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 207 pages. Full blue cloth boards. 5 3/4"w x 8 3/4"h. View more info

Kumu Kahua Plays

By: Carroll, Dennis (editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., University of Hawaii Press: 1983

Edition: Ex-Libris

Seller ID: 089152

ISBN: 0824808053

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library patterned colored vinyl binding (very sturdy) with the usual stamps and markings. View more info

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Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Handbook of Technical Information

By: Carter, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Broadway Press: 1989

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 145152

ISBN: 0911747141

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 254 pages. Illustrated with b&w line drawings throughout. Previous owner's name inside. View more info

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Six Plays By Corneille and Racine

By: Corneille; Racine

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1931

Seller ID: 142173

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards. Dust jacket has some edge wear and discoloration. Modern Library number 194. 4 7/8"w x 7 1/8"h 372 pages. Rockwell Kent torchbearer design on endpapers and in on cover. Includes The Cid, Cinna, Phaedra, Andromache, Britannicus, and Athaliah. View more info

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Chronicles: New of the Past - Three Volumes

By: Eldad, Dr. Israel; Moshe Aumann

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Reubeni Foundation: 1972

Seller ID: 145185

Condition: Very Good


Large format: 9 3/4"w x 13"h. Edge wear and tears to dust jackets. Three volume set: Volume One, In the Days of the Bible, From Abraham to Ezra, 1726-444 BCE [Third Edition, 1968]. Volume Two, Second Temple/Rise of Christianity, From the Maccabees to Spanish Jewry's Golden Age, 165 BCE - 1038 CE [Third Edition, 1968]. Volume Three, The Dawn of Redemption, From the Crusades to Herzl's Vision of the Jewish State, 1099-1897 [First Edition, 1972]. "Using the vehicle of modern journalism, the publishers and editors of Chronicles have endeavored to draw, in vibrant, living terms... View more info

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Folk Theater of India

By: Gargi, Balwant

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington: 1966

Seller ID: 141944

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full bright orange cloth boards. Edge wear to dust jacket. 218 pages. 6 7/8" w x 10 1/4"h. Illustrated with photographs by the author and line drawings by Indian artist Shiavax Chavda. Pictorial endpapers. View more info

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Secret Drama of My Life, The

By: Gide, Andre; Wallis, Keene (translator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Boar's Head Books: 1951

Seller ID: 140367

Condition: Fair


Front cover is almost detached. Liquid stain to top page ends and rear cover. Pages themselves are clean and unmarked. Sewn binding. Andre Gide writes about his marriage to Madeleine and his hidden homosexuality. View more info

Seventeenth Century French Drama

By: Guicharnaud, Jacques (intro.)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1967

Seller ID: 118726

ISBN: 0075536560

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Later printing. 349 pages. View more info

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The Actor's Chekhov : Interviews with Nikos Psacharopoulos and the Company of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, on the Plays of Anton Chekhov

By: Hackett, Jean

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Smith and Kraus, Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: 144556

ISBN: 1880399059

Condition: Very Good


A couple of notes on front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked; tight binding. Approx. 300 pages. View more info

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Six Modern American Plays

By: Halline, Allen (editor)

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: 133472

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 419 pages. Full teal blue cloth boards. Slight edge wear and small tears to dust jacket. Attractive small format: 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. Modern Library #276. Rockwell Kent torch bearer design on endpapers and embossed on cover. View more info

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Six Modern American Plays

By: Halline, Allen (editor)

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1951

Seller ID: 137732

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 419 pages. Full teal blue cloth boards. Slight edge wear and small tears to dust jacket. Attractive small format: 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. Modern Library #276. Rockwell Kent torch bearer design on endpapers and embossed on cover. View more info

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Beauty and the Beast: Visions and Revisions of an Old Tale

By: Hearne, Betsy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1991

Seller ID: 145061

ISBN: 0226322408

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 248 pages. "With a storyteller's verve and insight, Betsy Hearne explores this enduring tale's folkloric background and traces its re-creation from the eighteenth century to the present in the forms of chapbook, drama, poetry, novel, picture book, and film." View more info

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Mielziner: Master of Modern Stage Design

By: Henderson, Mary

Price: $90.00

Publisher: N Y, Back Stage Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139573

ISBN: 0823088235

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 320 pages. 11 1/4"w x 8 1/2"h. Full blue cloth boards. Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. A lavishly illustrated, definitive account of Jo Mielziner's life and work as the preeminent theatre artist of his time. Foreword by Frank Rich. View more info