Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, First Edition. c.1993. Hardcover. Cloth. 8vo. 229pp. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Rubbing to board edges, light general shelfwear to dustjacket.
Birmingham: John Baskerville for J and R Tonson, Complete in four volumes. 1761. Hardcover, 4to. in 3/4 leather and marbled boards, spines poorly repaired with laid on cloth, all edges marbled. Varying paginations, complete with frontis of Addison, engraved plates and diagrams of medals. Deaccessioned ex-library, with plates, stamps, discard...
Zurich: Inst. Orell Fussli, 1929 printing. Tall folio, cloth & stiff boards folding chemise housing 16 pp sewn text and 56 loose mounted plates. Text and plates VG to Fine, chemise has some cloth reinforcement to sides and some minor ex-library marks (properly withdrawn). RARE. Color plates of Appia's modernist...
London: Richard Bentley, First printing, 1839, 2 volumes, tall 8vo, original blocked tan cloth gilt. VG with light wear to outer joint of one volume, otherwise nice and tight. Inscribed by the author to Bernard Hebeler (whose bookplates adorn pastedowns), "Mr. Hebeler with the author's affectionate regards." RARE when signed. Catalog 10/12.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, First printing of this translation, 1919, wraps, very good, unopened, with an inscription by Silvain and his colleague Jaubert (hard to read the name of the recipient); probably inscribed in advance of the performance, only the anticipated recipient was a no-show, as this was found in the...
New York: Atheneum, Includes 'A Small Collection of Recipes for Omelets, Crepes and Complete Menues from the Personal Files of Mr. Rudolph Stanish' (wraps, 1970, with preface by Albee). 'Omelets, Crepes and Other Recipes' NY, 1970, hardcover in jacket, fine. 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' NY, 1962, 2nd printing, Inscribed...
Geneva and Paris: La Palatine, First edition, no. 898 of 1000 on papier Roto Blanc, signed by three of the main actors in the original production: Jean-Louis Barrault, Madeleine Renaud and Pierre Bertin. Large 8vo, illustrated wraps with wax overlay, 186 pp, fine copy with minimal wear to wax paper...
New York: Coward-McCann, First American edition, 1960, cloth in dust jacket, book very good with extensive pencil notes to preliminary pages and last pages in pencil by Henry Hewes, longtime theater reviewer for the Saturday Review and the first national US critic to review international theatre.
New York: Universe Books, First edition, 1976. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 192 pp., illustrated (some in color), Very Good copy in Very Good dust jacket, some erasable pencil-notes to the text, a bit of discoloration to the top edge, soiling/discoloration to the dust jacket, minor wear to the...
State College, PA: Carnation Press, 1969 Hardcover, edition not stated, in Near Fine condition. The dust jacket is in Very Good condition, with light edge wear, and light handling soil. Pages: 163.
London: Walter Scott, 1897. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. 421pp. plus publisher ads, Ex-library, with stamps and stickers entailed. Rubbing to boards, loss to spine title. Cloth of spine mellowed and separated from spine, revealing stitching. Long blue paint stain on spine. Plate of former owner on paste down. Save for...
Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1999 Softcover, in Fine condition, showing the very lightest shelf wear.
Paris: Lucien Vogel, First edition, 1921, this one unnumbered but probably one of 250 on Lafuma, INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS to theatrical producer, director and set designer Edmond Roze: 'A notre Edmond Roze, en souvenir des bonnes soirées que passa chez lui...et en temoignage de notre gratitude et de votre.....
Bloomington IN: Indiana University Press, First edition, 1964. 8vo, hardcover, 157 pp. Illustrated in b & w. Book is Very Good+, with light stamp to front pastedown. Otherwise, contents are clean and unmarked. Mild discoloration to top edge of text block. Slight spine lean to book. Dust jacket is Good...
London: Bowes and Bowes, Publishers, 1964 Hardcover in Very Good+ condition, with very light edge wear and handling soil. The dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition, with light edge wear, and light handling soil. Pages: 198.
Published 1917, 4to, string tied wraps, 18 pp, illustrated, some in color, handsome program, very good, second leaf has 3 x 2 inch triangular loss to lower outer corner, not affecting text, otherwise in very good shape. Includes two smaller programs in black and white for Chu Chin Chow from...
New York: Theater Arts Books, 1966 Hardcover in Very Good+ condition, with very light edge wear and handling soil, as well as a previous owner notation to the front free end paper. The dust jacket is in Good+ condition, with light edge wear, and light handling soil.
Torino: Edizioni Radio Italiani (ERI), 1953, First edition. Limited to 1700 copies, this one is #423. Hardcover (flexible boards), 4to., illustrated. Italian text. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket in original slipcase. 211 pp., including 53 plates. Contents are Fine; clean, bright and unmarked text. DJ shows slight...
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, First edition, 1993. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, illustrated, 335 pp., clean unmarked text, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.