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The Works of William Shakespeare (in ten volumes)

By: Dyce, Rev Alexander (Ed)

Price: £210.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein: 1886

Edition: Fifth edition

Seller ID: 86172

Condition: near Very Good


Ten volumes uniformly bound in original green cloth stamped in gilt on the spines and upper panels. Spines are a little rubbed and worn at the heads and the cloth generally a little rubbed at the extremities. Top edges gilt. Overall a very nice set. Volume 10 comprises a Glossary. A considerable number of pages throughout the set remain unopened. View more info

The Cocktail Party

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1950

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 80740

Condition: near Very Good


1st edition. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Cloth sunned at edges else Very Good in badly chipped dust-jacket. View more info

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The Confidential Clerk

By: Eliot, T. S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1965

Edition: No edition stated

Seller ID: 88097

Condition: near Very Good


A Harvest Book - trade paperback. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The wrappers are a little rubbed. View more info

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The Elder Statesman

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Noonday Press: 1964

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 88894

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of this trade paperback edition. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The wrappers are a little rubbed. The bottom edge of the book block has been stamped with an X. View more info

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Robert's Wife: A Comedy in Three Acts

By: Ervine, St John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1949

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 87933

Condition: Very Good


6th impression. Printed red paper boards. A clean and tightly bound copy in an unclipped dust-jacket. The dust-jacket has the words Bethesda Players in ink on the front panel. View more info

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Alcestis and Other Plays: Hippolytus; Iphigenia in Tauris; Alcestis

By: Euripedes

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1953

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92010

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of this Penguin Classics edition - no L31 in the series. Translated by Philip Vellacott. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info

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The Bacchae and Other Plays: Ion: Women of Troy; Helen; The Bacchae

By: Euripedes

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1954

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92011

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of this Penguin Classics edition - no L44 in the series. Translated by Philip Vellacott. Name of ownership on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers View more info

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Medea

By: Euripides

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Vintage: 2008

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91027

ISBN: 0099511762

Condition: Fine


First printing of this edition - a volume in the Vintage Classics series. A new translation from the Greek by Robin Robertson. Printed white cloth boards without dust jacket. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding - appears as new. View more info

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Medea and Other Plays : Medea; Hecabe; Electra; Heracles

By: Euripides

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1974

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96368

ISBN: 0140441298

Condition: Very Good


9th printing of this mass market paperback edition in the Penguin Classics series. Translated from the Greek and edited by Pbhilip Vellacott. Name of ownership on the inside of the upper wrapper else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Alcestis of Euripedes

By: Euripides

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1917

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 97931

Condition: Very Good


Translated into English rhyming verse with explanatory notes by Gilbert Murray. 8vo. Pp xvi + 81. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Name of ownership stamped on the front free endpaper. Contents clean and tightly bound. No dust jacket. View more info

George Farquhar

By: Farquhar, George

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1959

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 12374

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of this Mermaid Dramabooks edition. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes by William Archer. Contains: The Constant Couple; The Twin-Rivals; The Recruiting Officer; The Beaux’ Stratagem. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Small printed address label of previous owner on front paste-down else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Recruiting Officer and other plays

By: Farquhar, George

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93531

ISBN: 0192834509

Condition: Near Fine


Contents: The Constant Couple; The Twin Rivals; The Recruiting Officer; The Beaux'Stratagem. First printing of this trade paperback edition - a volume in the Oxford World's Classics series. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by William Myers. Pp xxlx + 399. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers - appears unread. View more info

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The Road to Mecca

By: Fugard, Athol

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1986

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 94086

ISBN: 0571136915

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of this trade paperback edition. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

The Beggar's Opera

By: Gay, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Martin Secker, 1923:

Seller ID: 12370


16th impression of this edition. Pp 81. Blue cloth boards with a printed paper label on the spine. Ink inscription on ffe else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Plays and Poems of Henry Glapthorne Now First Collected with Illustrative Notes and a Memoir of the Author in Two Volumes

By: Glapthorne, Henry

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, John Pearson: 1874

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 85680

Condition: near Very Good


Two small 8vo volumes 3/4 bound in tan leather with sides of marbled paper on boards. Marbled endpapers with book plates on front paste-downs. Stamped in gilt on the spines. Top edges gilt. Joints and spine ends rubbed and showing some wear. Contents clean and unmarked and bindings tight. Pp xxxvi + 253 and 271. Without dustwrappers - as issued. A nice set and see also my entries for Thomas Heywood, George Chapman and Robert Greene for matching sets. View more info

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The Brass Butterfly: A Play in Three Acts

By: Golding, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1958

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89182

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing. Orange cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. Gift inscription on the ffe else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and price-clipped dust jacket. The protected dust jacket has a closed tear and is a little worn along the lower edge. View more info

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The Plebeians Rehearse the Uprising: A German Tragedy

By: Grass, Günter

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1972

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 91776

ISBN: 0 14 048120 6

Condition: near Very Good


First printing of this mass market paperback edition. With an introductory address by the author.Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Dramatic Works of Robert Greene, To Which are Added His Poems. With Some Account of the Author, and Notes, by the Rev Alexander Dyce

By: Green, Robert

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, John Pearson: 1831

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 85681

Condition: near Very Good


Two small 8vo volumes 3/4 bound in tan leather with sides of marbled paper on boards. Marbled endpapers with book plates on front paste-downs. Stamped in gilt on the spines. Top edges gilt. Joints and spine ends rubbed and showing some wear. Upper board of Vol I almost detached. Contents clean and unmarked and bindings tight. Pp cxii + 222 and 324. Without dustwrappers - as issued. A nice set and see also my entries for Thomas Heywood, George Chapman and Henry Glapthorne for matching sets. View more info

The Agonists: A Trilogy of God and Man

By: Hewlett, Maurice

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1911

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 80771

Condition: near Very Good


1st edition. 'Minos King of Crete', 'Ariadne of Naxos' and 'The Death of Hippolytus'. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Pages uncut. Small nick at head of sunned spine else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

Victoria and Albert

By: Housman, Laurence

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1933

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8625

Condition: near Very Good


1st edition. White cloth spine with red cloth boards sides. Printed paper label on spine and front panel. Spine grubby else Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info