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Image for London Stage.   A Collection of the Most Reputed Tragedies, Comedies,  Melo-Dramas, Farces and Interludes.  Accurately Printed From Acting  Copies, As Performed at the Theatres Royal, and Carefully Collated and  Revised. Four volume set.

London Stage. A Collection of the Most Reputed Tragedies, Comedies, Melo-Dramas, Farces and Interludes. Accurately Printed From Acting Copies, As Performed at the Theatres Royal, and Carefully Collated and Revised. Four volume set.

By: N/A

Price: $667.00

Publisher: london, Sherwood: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3340


london: Sherwood. 1825. First Edition. Four volumes handsomely bound in matching half red morocco over marbled boards.; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

The Sanskrit Drama in its Origin, Development, Theory & Practice

By: A. Berriedale Keith

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1924

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3510

Condition: Very Good


Oxford: The Clarendon Press. Very Good. 1924. Maroon cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Personal copy of University of Pennsylvania and Columbia Sanskrit Professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly inscribed to the front fly. Second previous owner's name also inked to front fly. Half title beginning at head, otherwise, a very nice, clean copy without further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 405 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Natyasastra with the commentary of Abhinavagupta. Edited with an index. Volumes II & III of four.

By: Baharata Muni

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Baroda, Oriental Institute: 1934,1954

Seller ID: 3490

Condition: Very Good


Baroda: Oriental Institute. Very Good. 1934,1954. Brown cloth with gilt title, volume number and decoration to spine. A serviceable set without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Gaekwad's Oriental Series; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Thirteen Trivandrum Plays Attributed to Bhasa. Translated into English. Volume I only.

By: Bhasa translated by A. C. Woolner and Lakshman Sarup

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1930

Seller ID: 3838

Condition: Very Good


London: Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1930. Green cloth with gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. With playbills for the production of "The Vision of Vasavadatta" by the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Theater Arts at the Library of Congress in 1963 loose to book. A very nice, clean copy.; Panjab University Oriental Publications; Vol.... View more info

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Darah Bharata. Verzameling van hoofdpersonen uit de Wajang [Wayang] Poerwa.

By: Commissee voor de Volkslectuur

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Weltevreden, Indonesische Drukkerij: 1919

Seller ID: 3578

Condition: Very Good


Weltevreden: Indonesische Drukkerij. Very Good. 1919. Loose as issued in tattered printed paper chemise. Text by "Commissee voor de Volkslectuur" in Dutch, followed by 37 chromolithographed plates by R.[B]. Soelardi, followed by text in Javanese. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.; Series No. 426; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 21; 37; 15 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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How I Broke into the Movies. By sixty famous screen stars.

By: Compiled and edited by Hal C. Herman

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Hollywood, Hal C. Herman: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3117

Condition: Very Good


Hollywood: Hal C. Herman. Very Good. 1929. First Edition. Scarce first edition. Blue cloth with bright gilt pictorial cover. A very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 127 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Natyasastra [Natya Shastra] of Bharatamuni. With the commentary Abhinavabharati by Abhinavaguptacarya. Chapters 1-7. Illustrated. Volume I. Revised and critically edited with preface and appendices.

By: Edited by M. Ramakrishna Kavi; revised and edited by K. S. Ramaswami Sastri

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Baroda, Oriental Institute: 1956

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3851

Condition: Very Good


Baroda: Oriental Institute. Very Good. 1956. Second Edition. Brown faux morocco cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Some foxing along top edge. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Foxing to half title and title paged. Otherwise, a very nice clean copy. ; Gaekwad's Oriental Series; Vol. 36; Large 8vo ; [ii], 64, 487 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Natyasastra [Natya Shastra] with the commentary of Abhinavagupta. Volumes  II & III (of IV).

Natyasastra [Natya Shastra] with the commentary of Abhinavagupta. Volumes II & III (of IV).

By: Edited with introduction and index by M. Ramakrishna Kavi

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Baroda, Oriental Institute: 1934 & 1954

Seller ID: 3634

Condition: Very Good


Baroda: Oriental Institute. Very Good. 1934 & 1954. Brown cloth with partial gilt title and volume numbers to spines. Nice clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Gaekwad's Oriental Series; Vol. 68; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxiii, 460, iv, x; xx, 321 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Emlyn. An early autobiography. 1927-1935.

By: Emlyn Williams [Bette Davis]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2970

Condition: Very Good


London: The Bodley Head. Very Good. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Teal cloth boards with gilt particulars to spine. Copy of Bette Davis, whose bookplates are affixed to front pastedown and dedication page. Front fly is inscribed in blue ink "To dearest Bette, with the author's love and admiration (in that order). Emlyn. 1974." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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The Hairy Ape.

By: Eugene O'Neill

Price: $220.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4175

Condition: Very Good


Numbered 677 of only 775 copies, 25 of which are hors commerce. Quarter black cloth over decorated paper. Gilt particulars to spine. Edges deckled. Black endpapers. Authors signature to limitations page. With nine illustrations by Alexander King; ghosting to pages opposite plates. An otherwise very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo ; 114 pages. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Goldoni Written by Himself. Forming a Complete History of his  Life and Writings. In Two Volumes.

Memoirs of Goldoni Written by Himself. Forming a Complete History of his Life and Writings. In Two Volumes.

By: Goldoni as translated by John Black

Price: $215.00

Publisher: London, Hunt and Clarke: 1828

Seller ID: 3774

Condition: Very Good


London: Hunt and Clarke. Very Good. 1828. Attractively bound in half blind tooled calf over marbled paper. Gilt particulars to morocco spine labels. Five raised bands and elaborate gilt decorations to spines. All edges painted yellow. Some foxing to fore-edges extending to page edges, not affecting text. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Otherwise, a nice clean set without further markings. ; 24mo ; xii, 284; 239, [i] pages; All shipments through USPS... View more info

Image for Sakoontala; Or, the Lost Ring; an Indian Drama, Translated Into English  Prose and Verse from the Sanskrit of Kalidasa. With letter from Williams  to Edwin Arnold.

Sakoontala; Or, the Lost Ring; an Indian Drama, Translated Into English Prose and Verse from the Sanskrit of Kalidasa. With letter from Williams to Edwin Arnold.

By: Monier Williams

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Hertford, Stephen Austin: 1855

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3787

Condition: Very Good


Hertford: Stephen Austin. Very Good. 1855. First edition published by Stephen Austin, Hertford, 1855. Full mottled olive morocco. Front and back boards decorated with gilt roundel and corner floral designs. Author's autographed letter to Edwin Arnold inviting him to laying of cornerstone for the Indian Institute tipped in to front fly. Marbled endpapers, gilt inner dentelles & page edges. Occasional light foxing. Seventeen color plates. Red morocco label. ; Color... View more info

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Melodies and Memories

By: Nellie Melba

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Doran: 1926

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2797

Condition: Good


New York: Doran. Good. 1926. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth boards with George Doran Company logo blind stamped to front cover. Particulars in gilt to spine. Slight wear to head and tail of spine. Inscription inked to front fly dated 1928. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Vakhtangov School of Stage Art

By: Nikolai Mikhailovichm Gorchakov

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House: c.1959

Seller ID: 1591

Condition: Very Good


Light violet cloth. Soviet avant garde dust jacket. Loss of one inch to jacket's spine. Artful halftone photographs with colored costumes and stage sets in the Russian avant-garde style. ; 8vo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for Album Lefèvre-Utile, Première Série.  Les Contemporains célèbres.   Portraits, Autographes. Notices biographiques illustrées. Portraits  humoristiques des célébrités contemporaines.

Album Lefèvre-Utile, Première Série. Les Contemporains célèbres. Portraits, Autographes. Notices biographiques illustrées. Portraits humoristiques des célébrités contemporaines.

By: Paul Acker, Hermann Vogel, J-A Habert-Dys, Manuel Orazi, Alexis Fraikin, Leonetto Cappiello, & Alphonse Mucha,

Price: $580.00

Publisher: Paris, Octave Beauchamp.: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3555

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Octave Beauchamp.. Very Good. 1904. First Edition. Cellulose inset cover medallion of Bernhardt as La Princesse Lointaine (after Mucha) enveloped by poppies on wood-veneered boards. Twenty-eight fin-de-siecle celebrities, each in photograph (by Nadar, Boyer, et al.) surrounded by colored art nouveau motifs (by Habert-Dys, Orazi and Fraikin) and facsimiles of autographed script. Included are Victorien Sardou, Sarah Bernhardt, François Coppée, Mme Edmond Ad... View more info

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World Amusement Service Association Fair Annual 1926

By: Simpson,J.C.; et all

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Chicago, World Amusement Service Association: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4328

Condition: Very Good


World Amusement Service Association, a Chicago/New York management agency focusing on traveling theater and circus acts. Complete Catalog of Acts Available for Hire for Fairs or Carnivals. List over 100 Traveling Circus, Dance, Acrobatic, Magic and Negro acts available for hire. Advertisements includes photographs, illustrations and brief descriptions of the acts.The acts range from late 20's Dancing Girls to Elephants to Chinese Aerial performances, magic, fireworks and... View more info

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World Amusement Service Association Fair Annual 1927

By: Simpson,J.C.; et all

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Chicago, World Amusement Service Association: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4329


World Amusement Service Association, a Chicago/New York management agency focusing on traveling theater and circus acts. Complete Catalog of Acts Available for Hire for Fairs or Carnivals. List over 100 Traveling Circus, Dance, Acrobatic, Magic and Negro acts available for hire. Advertisements includes photographs, illustrations and brief descriptions of the acts.The acts range from late 20's Dancing Girls to Elephants to Chinese Aerial performances, magic, fireworks and... View more info