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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

Condition: Very Good


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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The Missing Witness An Original Drama in Four Acts (1880)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hastings, Sensation Press: 2000

Seller ID: VN2883

Condition: Good


Original white card wrapper. Minimal signs of wear, a few faint marks, good+ 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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


[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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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 separately: each individually paginated and with a frontispiece. Late C19th binding in dark brown leather over red marbled boa... 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

Condition: Good


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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The Hypocrite A Comedy (Bickerstaffe) & The Wives' Confederacy (Vanbrugh) & The Wonder (Centlivre) & The Committee (Howard)

By: Several Authors: Isaac Bickerstaffe, Sir John Vanbrugh, Mrs Centlive, Sir R. Howard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Bell, British Library: 1792

Seller ID: VN2918

Condition: Good


Four plays bound as one in full leather binding; all published in 1792. Frontispiece to each play. Full leather binding, red leather title label on spine ("British Theatre, 1"). Corners rubbed, small piece of label at head of spine, otherwise tight, good. View more info

Image for Venice Preserv'd (Otway), The Fair Penitent (Rowe), Zara (Hill), Douglas (Home)

Venice Preserv'd (Otway), The Fair Penitent (Rowe), Zara (Hill), Douglas (Home)

By: Several Authors: Thomas Otway, Nicholas Rowe, Aaron Hill, John Home

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Bell, British Library: 1791

Seller ID: VN2919

Condition: Good


Four plays bound as one in full leather binding; all published in 1791. Frontispiece to each play. Full leather binding, red leather title label on spine ("British Theatre, 16"). Corners rubbed, small hip to leather at head of spine, otherwise tight, good. View more info

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The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1887

Seller ID: VN2854

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but with publisher's catalogue date 7.87 bound in a t end. Original navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt; patterned endpapers. Lightly scufed, undated signature on half-title, very good. Contains: The Rivals, St. Patricks Day, The Duenna, The School For Scandal, The Critic, Trip To Scarborough, Pizzaro, Verses To The Memory Of Garrick View more info

Image for Aurora Floyd A Drama in Two Acts Adapted from Miss Braddon's Popular Work of the Same Name (1863)

Aurora Floyd A Drama in Two Acts Adapted from Miss Braddon's Popular Work of the Same Name (1863)

By: Suter, William, adapted from M. E. Braddon [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]. Introductory material by Jennifer Carnell

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Hastings, Sensation Press: 2008

Seller ID: VN2881

Condition: Very Good


One of a limited edition of 150 copies, signed by the editor. Staple bound paperback. Minimal signs of wear, very good. 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

Condition: Good


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

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Philip Van Artevelde. A Dramatic Romance in Two Parts

By: Taylor, Henry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge & Boston, James Munroe: 1835

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: VN1009

Condition: Fair


Two volumes uniformly bound in black leather, with gilt framing on boards, red leather titles and volume labels also gilt decoratiosn on spines. Title label missing on volume I. Leather worn at spine heads, partial crack to leather on lower hinge on volume II, general edgwear, first gathering proud on volume I, inscriptions (1835) on prelims. A fair set. View more info

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The Call of Spring A Pastoral Play (1915)

By: Woolnoth, Mary Hall

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J. Curwen & Sons: 1915

Seller ID: VN0778

Condition: Good


Undated [1915]. 10 page pamphlet ("Curwen's Edition 3588") of the "Words of The Call of Spring". The play was poduced with music by Richard J. C. Chantere and dances by M. H. Wollnoth. The music score is not present. View more info