Category: Plays & Theater


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All My Sons / A Play in Three Acts

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947

Edition: First

8vo, beige cloth. The true first edition of Miller's first published play, but without dust-jacket. The book is clean and tight internally with no chipping, rubbing, or noticeable shelf-wear and with no markings inside or out. There are several very light 'rust' spots on the front cover and gutter and some light sunning on back panel. If only it had the jacket. View more info

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Aria da Capo / A Play in One Act

By: Millay, Edna St. Vincent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothrs, 1924

A later printing [code b-y indicates Feb 1924] but a pristine copy in d/w. View more info

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Front Page, The

By: Hecht, Ben and MacArthur, Charles

Price: $750.00

Publisher: NY, Covici-Friede, 1928

First edition. 8vo pale grey cloth, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed, Near fine copy with a fade-blemish on spine and one small dirt smudge on back cover . Text and endpapers clean and unmarked. Fair d/w not priced clipped; flaps vg-fine but lacking lower 3” of spine and upper 1” with large chips, smaller tears and nicks on back panel and flap edges. Dampstain at edge of d/w spine. Nevertheless, quite scarce in d/w. View more info

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Matsukaze / A Japanese No Play by Kwanami Translated into English by Dan Frank Waugh

By: Kwanami aks Kanami

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed by Dan Frank Waugh, 1933

8vo, decorated rice-paper over boards, 1/4 vellum. 36 pp. Matsukaze( Wind in the Pines?) is one of the most highly regarded of Noh plays. It tells of two ghost sisters — Matsukaze (Wind in the Pines) and Murasame (Autumn Rain) — who await their lover long after his and their deaths. Interior pages on rice-linen. Fine in original black cardboard slipcase; the slipcase s split open but present. No. 8 of 75 copies. View more info

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Plays for Puppets

By: H.D.C.P. (H. Douglas Clark Pepler)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: St. Dominic's Press, 1929

1st edition. 16mo, 1/4 leather illustrated boards. (56 pages) four wood engravings of animal puppets on strings. Limited to 450 copies. (Author's inked limitation statement is on title page.) The plays are entitled: The Horse, The Ox and Ass, St Martin, The Cat Burglar, Tunning Water, The Crockodile. The Interior is generally fine throughout, with some age-toning on end papers. A few small, light spots on front cover. Lightly rubbed along edges, cloth on front edge of ... View more info

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The Traitor / A Drama

By: Wouk, Herman

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: NY, Samuel French, Inc., 1949

1st ed. in the very scarce d/w. 12mo, blue cloth. 108 pp. Book itself is clean and tight, but with some light spotting and fading on covers and spine. Jacket is not price-clipped; small (1/4-1/2") open tears at top and bottom of spine; some toning overall and light foxing on back. See photos. View more info