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Company for George (1911)

By: Bell, R. S. Warren [ie Robert Stanley Warren Bell]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Greening & Co.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01893


Original red cloth, illustrated and lettered in black. A few light marks on cloth, very good. Based on the author's own "three act farcical comedy" of the same name. View more info

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Popping the Question & The Snapping Turtles

By: Buckstone, John Baldwin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1880

Seller ID: VN0407


Dicks's Standard Plays No 865. Undated, c1880. Two short comedies. original issue in pamphlet form. 20 pp plus green paper wrapper. Wrapper faded on edges, otherwise a good copy. View more info

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The Bondman Play (1906)

By: Caine, Hall

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Daily Mail: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0485


Play version of one of Caine's successful novels, illustrated with photos from the original production. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Small tear to top edge of front free endpaper, a little foxing, otherwise a clean, bright copy, very good. View more info

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Three Plays: Hamilton's Second Marriage, Thomas and the Princess, The Modern Way (1909)

By: Clifford, Mrs W. K. [Lucy Clifford]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0972


Original green cloth, lettered in gilt. Perforated stamp "Presentation Copy" at head of title page, a little foxing, very good. View more info

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The Bab Ballads, Much Sound and Little Sense

By: Gilbert, W. S. ["Bab", William Schwenk Gilbert]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Co.: 1870

Seller ID: 01492


[Reprint]. Mid C19th brown leather over maroon marbled boards; pale brown endpapers; raised bands and black leather title label on spine. Corner pieces rubbed, spine lightly scuffed (gilding rubbed), armorial bookplate on front pastedown, good View more info

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Eight Original Comic Operas: First Series

By: Gilbert, W. S. [William Schwenk Gilbert]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Chappell & Co.: 1920

Seller ID: VN0270


Undated reprint edition, 1920. Original beige cloth, lettered and decorated in black. Spine tips a little rubbed, a little foxing, good. Contains: The Sorcerer, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, The Mikado & Trial by Jury View more info

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Pan and the Young Shepherd

By: Hewlett, Maurice

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1899

Seller ID: 01457


Second Edition. Original green cloth, blocked in dark green. Corners bumped, very good. A verse play. View more info

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The Garotters

By: Howells, W. D. [William Dean Howells]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1897

Seller ID: VN0158


Author's Edition. Small format book in white cloth, decorated in brown. One of Howells's plays/farces, originally performed and published in the USA. Good. View more info

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Evening Dress

By: Howells, W. D. [William Dean Howells]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1897

Seller ID: VN0159


Author's Edition. Small format book in white cloth, decorated in brown. One of Howells's plays/farces, originally performed and published in the USA. Good View more info

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Sacred Dramas Chiefly Intended for Young Persons, the Subjects Taken from the Bible to Which is Added Sensibility an Epistle (1782)

By: More, Hannah

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell & W. Davies: 1818

Seller ID: 04098


Twentieth Edition, With Additions. Frontispiece of author, vignette title page. Mid C19th black leather over marbled boards, green leather title label on spine. Lightly scuffed, a little foxing, very good. By the author of Coelebs in Search of a Wife etc. The last word of the title was originally "poem" rather than "epistle". View more info

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The House in Order. A Comedy in Four Acts

By: Pinero, Arthur Wing

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1907

Seller ID: 01712


Special Souvenir Edition, Presented by Mr George Alexander. . . Souvenir of the Anniversary and 400th Performance at the St James's Theatre, Feb. 1st, 1907. Original cream cloth, illustrated and lettered in gilt. Coloured picture of the theatre tipped in on grey card before play: photographs of the author and cast throughout the book. Some faint pink marks on edge of rear board, corners scuffed, otherwise very good. View more info

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Plays

By: Reynolds, Fredrick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Cumberland/G. H. Davison: 1845

Seller ID: 03618


Comprises: Folly as it Flies. A Comedy; The Blind Bargain; or, Hear It Out. A Comedy; The Dramatist; or, Stop Him Who Can. A Comedy; The Delinquent; or, Seeing Company. A Comedy. Also the following plays by other playwrights: A Bold Stroke for a Husband by Mrs COWLEY; The Young Quaker & The Prisoner at Large by John O'KEEFE; Education by Thomas MORTON. All published by John Cumberland (except A Bold Stroke: G. H. Davison): all undated. Probably c1845. Originally issued s... View more info

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Representative Actors. A Collection of Criticisms, Anecdotes, Personal

By: Russell, W. Clark [William Clark Russell]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 01711


Undated reprint, c1890. Original brown cloth, blocked in black (gilt on spine), brown endpapers. Small chip to cloth at head of spine, otherwise good. A book on the theatre by the nautical novelist. View more info

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Fanny's First Play

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1921

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0278


Contains: Fanny's First Play, Great Catherine, Annajanska & Overruled. Original card covers. Lightly browned, stained on spine, otherwise good. Todd [4555a]. First issue: rear cover dated July 1921, publisher's catalogue for July 1921 bound in at end. View more info

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Edwin the Fair, An Historical Drama and Isaac Comnenus, A Play (1842)

By: Taylor, Henry

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon: 1845

Seller ID: 00706


Second Edition. Rebound in contemporary purple binder's cloth (by Ducker & Co. of Chester). Spine sunned, bookplate, good. Two plays, with Prefaces by the author. View more info