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Drames a L'Usage Des Colleges et des Pensionnats

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Lille, Librairie J. LeFort: 1879

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 031467

Condition: Fair


In French. A collection of plays. 237 pages; letterpress printed on heavy paper, sewn binding with stiff embossed card wraps; heavy edge wear, binding is brittle and split; pages are cut somewhat unevenly and have some significant edge wear; contemporary margin notes occasionally; scarce. View more info

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Becket or The Honor of God

By: Anouilh, Jean; Hill, Luciennce (Translator)

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1964

Seller ID: 030624

Condition: Fair


spine creasing, edge wear, soiling to cover and first page; From its powerful opening scene, of a naked King Henry II praying at the tomb of Thomas Becket, to the final wrenching act of ultimate self-sacrifice, Jean Anouilh's Becket remains a towering achievement in the history of the theatre. Winner of the Antoinette Perry Award for Best Play of the Season, Anouilh's monumental workâ??introduced in this edition by the acclaimed writer and critic Andre Acimanâ??draws from historical events in the Norman conquest of England to paint a profound and enduring portrait of the saint and martyr. View more info

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Time Remembered

By: Anouilh, Jean; Moyes, Patricia (translator)

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1960

Seller ID: 038615

Condition: Very Good


Fireside theatre edition circa 1960. light edge wear; Original French title, "Leocadio." Produced on Bwy in 1957, it was a success with Helen Hayes, Richard Burton and Susan Strasberg (as a modiste hired to divert a prince from the death of an actress). Says Anouilh, "My plays are not realistic..they're an imaginative interpretation of reality." View more info

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Scene Technology

By: Arnold, Richard L.

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1985-04-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031885

ISBN: 0137917651

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear, front hinge split; Textbook of Stage and Scene Technology, Design, and Construction. View more info

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The Play as Theater

By: Austell, Jan

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Harcourt: 1971-01-01

Seller ID: 031576

ISBN: 0153450207

Condition: Very Good


library binding; Includes: Antigone by J.Anouilh; The Madwoman of Chaillot by J.Giraudoux; The Devil's Disciple by G.B.Shaw; The Government Inspector by N.Gogol; The Skin of our Teeth by T. Wilder View more info

Eight Great Tragedies

By: Barnet, Sylvan (editor); Berman, Morton (editor); Burto, William (editor); Shakespeare, William; Sophocles; Ibsen, Henrik

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Mentor: 1957

Seller ID: 030677

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Contains: Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus; Oedipus the King by Sophocles; Hippolytus by Euripides; King Lear by William Shakespeare; Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen; Miss Julie by August Strindberg; On Baile's Stand by William Butler Yeats; Desire Under the Elms by Eugene O'Neill; Essays by Aristotle, Hume, Emerson, Tillyard, Richards and Krutch View more info

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The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

By: Berrigan, Daniel

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1970-01-01

Seller ID: 039313

ISBN: 0807005495

Condition: Good


edge wear; Beacon Press BP 353. On 5/17/1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, nine men & women entered a Selective Service office outside Baltimore. They removed military draft records, took them outside & set them afire with napalm. The Catholic activists involved in this protest against the war included Daniel & Philip Berrigan; all were found guilt of destroying government property & sentenced to three years in jail. Dan Berrigan fled, & later turned himself in. The Berrigans & their colleagues went on to lives spent struggling against war, poverty & injustice. The Trial of the Catonsvill... View more info

The Ring: Four Plays for Children

By: Caggiano, Philip

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb009547

ISBN: 0380794349

Condition: Good


93 pages; ex-library with usual markings, some page yellowing; edge wear; Four plays for children based on Richard Wagner's "Der Ring Des Nibelungen" View more info

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The Tenth Man

By: Chayefsky, Paddy

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1960

Seller ID: kb006951

Condition: Good


154 pp. beige cloth over boards, corners bumped, slightly out of square; In an old meeting room now used as a temple, a rabbi and various Jews meet for prayer on a winter day. They are not all devout; one is a comic atheist who says he only comes to the temple to keep warm and another is a young agnostic lawyer who has made a mess of his life and whom analysis is keeping from brink of suicide. One of the ten men who come this day brings his granddaughter who is in a trance. He believes she is possessed by a dybbuk; some of the others think she is just plain crazy. She glides from periods of ... View more info

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The Provoked Husband

By: Cibber, Colley; Vanbrugh, John; Dixon, Peter (editor)

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1973

Seller ID: 035986

ISBN: 0803203780

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; View more info

Four Shakespearean Plays (A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Julius Caeser, Macbeth)

By: Cohen, Helen Louise; Young, Karl (editors); Shakespeare, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, J. P. Lippincott Company: 1937

Seller ID: kb009037

Condition: Good


516 pages; some tanning to pages, edge wear to boards, corners frayed; Four complete Shakespearean plays with commentary and suggestions; occassional underlining in pencil. View more info

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Modern American Drama

By: David, Sister Agnes M.

Price: $2.19

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1961

Seller ID: kb006742

Condition: Very Good


236 pp. hinge crease, light edge wear; High School Drama text - contains 3 plays; "I Remember Mama" by John Van Druten; "Billy Budd" by Louis Coxe and Robert Chapman; "The Joyous Season" by Philip Barry. View more info

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Three Plays of Euripides: Alcestis, Medea, The Bacchae

By: Euripides; Roche, Paul [Translator]

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 038955

ISBN: 0393043827

Condition: Good


edge wear, some light creases; "Paul Roche...must be ranked among the great translators of the Greek dramas in our century."--Robert W. Corrigan View more info

The Ponder Heart

By: Fields, Joseph; Jerome Chodorov

Price: $1.99

Publisher: 1956, Random House: New

Seller ID: kb006928

Condition: Very Good


180 pp. light edge wear, corners lightly bumped; Edna's Uncle Daniel Ponder is quite a character in the town of Clay, Mississippi: he dresses fit to kill and is as goodas gold. But he's rich as Croesus, and a great deal too generous. Needing someone to give things to, he marries 17-year-old Bonnie Dee from a poor backwoods family. Based on the 1953 novel by Eudora Welty. View more info

English One-Act Plays of Today

By: Fitzjohn, Donald (selected by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1962

Seller ID: kb008586

Condition: Good


255 pp; spine creasing, edge wear to cloth-like wraps; contains 8 plays: "The Browing Version" by Terence Rattigan; "A Phoenix Too Frequent" by Christopher Fry; "The Bespoke Overcoat" by Wolf Mankowitz; "The Pen of My Aunt" by Gordon Daviot; "Mother's Day" by J. B. Priestley; "Trifles" by Susan Glaspell; "The Dock Brief" by John Mortimer" and "Lord Byron's Love Letter" by Tennessee Williams View more info

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The Candidate: A Humorous Political Drama in Four Acts / The Castle of Hearts / The Legend of St. Julian

By: Flaubert, Gustave

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Simon P. Magee: 1904

Seller ID: kb015689

Condition: Good


corners bumped, some edge wear to red cloth; spine rubbed, lettering faded. This is Volume VIII of a 10-volume set of the works of Flaubert - this volume containing the complete text of "The Candidate"; "The Castle of Hearts"; and "The Legend of St. Julian." View more info

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LA POUDRE AUX YEUX Comedie En Deux Actes Par Labiche Et Martin

By: Francois, Victor E. (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1905

Seller ID: 027963

Condition: Good


chip in fore-edge of spine cloth, light soiling to boards, edge wear; View more info

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Five Modern Scandinavian Plays

By: Friis, Erik (editor); Soya, Carl Erik; Chorell, Walentin; Gathorne-Hardy, G. M.; Gustafsson, Walter

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 035191

Condition: Good


edge wear to boards and jacket; ex-library with usual markings; View more info

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Plays: Second Series (The Eldest Son / The Little Dream / Justice)

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1913

Seller ID: kb016477

Condition: Good


corners bumped, some edge wear to boards, spine cloth heavily sunned, pio on ffep; Contains three plays: The Eldest Son; The Little Dream; Justice. View more info

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Prefaces to Shakespeare Volume II: King Lear / Cymbeline / Julius Caesar

By: Granville-Barker, Harley

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1965

Seller ID: 034388

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Volume 2 of Granville-Barker's Prefaces to Shakespeare containing criticism., analysis and background for King Lear, Cymbeline, and Julius Caesar. View more info