New York: Dec 9, 1932. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Clare Boothe Luce
Boston: F.A. Searle, 1870s. Read More about Broadside: Selwyn's. "The Beautiful Legend, King Rene's Daughter!" and the Glorious...
Boston: F.A. Searle, Thursday, May 2oth, 1869. JOSEPH JEFFERSON'S RIP. Joseph Jeferson (1829-1905) started playing Rip in 1859. Read More about Broadside: The Famous Comedian Joseph Jefferson will appear Every Night...in his unapproachable...
Sleaford: Thornhill, Printer, 1828-1932. Read More about Broadsides: 5 Programs for Theatre, Sleaford, (Lincolnshire
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1837. First Edition. Browning’s friendship with the actor Macready led to an interest in playwrighting. Strafford, the first of three plays that Browning wrote, was produced at Covent Garden in 1837. Read More about Strafford: an Historical Tragedy
[?New Haven]: np, 1802. Read More about Federalism Triumphant in the steady habits of Connecticut alone
London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1756. Fourth edition. An ingenuously frank autobiography and description of the Restoration and early 18th theatre. Cibber (1671-1757) was an actor, and the author of the comedies The Careless Husband, and Love's Last Shift; he was also generally considered one of the worst... Read More about An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the Theatre-Royal, With...
London: Printed for N.T. Longman and O. Rees, By G. Woodfall, 1800. First edition of Coleridge's English translation. The first English edition of Schiller’s Wallenstein, set in Germany during the Thirty Years War, and translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge from a manuscript copy of the first German edition of 1799..... Read More about Piccolomini, or the First Part of Wallenstein, a Drama in Five Acts … [bound with:] The Death...
London: Tonson, 1730. Read More about The Works of
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, . First trade edition. Inscribed to His Publisher. INSCRIBED on the flyleaf, "To John Farrar, my friend, Marc Connelly. New York, March 21, 1930."An early Farrar imprint, based on Roark Bradford's stories OL' MAN ADAM AN' HIS CHILLUN - this amusing, touching play won... Read More about The Green Pastures
London: Henry Colburn, 1815. Second edition, Revised and Improved. Read More about The Life of George Fred. Cooke, (late of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
London: William Heinemann, . New impression. For Ronnie (Colman) from Noel Coward. Inscribed on flyleaf "For Ronnie, Who agrees with me Noel, 1932." Read More about Post-Mortem. A Play in 8 Scenes
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1925. First Edition. Read More about The Vortex. A Play in Three Acts. WITH: Programme for the Vortex at the Comedy Theatre, London
London: Duncombe, nd. Cruikshank, Isaac Robert. Duncombe's Only Correct Edition. Third Collection. Read More about The Actor's Regalio, or, Theatrical Budget
New York: Published by David Longworth, 1808. Published in the same year as the first English edition. Read More about The Jew of Mogadore, A Comic Opera, in Three Acts...[Published in London, 1808
London: C. Dilly, 1794. First edition. Sheva -- not Shylock. "Cumberland . . . tried to reverse the image of the Jew created by Shakespeare in The Merchant of Venice . . . In the person of Sheva, Cumberland brought a new kind of Jew to the English stage. Sheva... Read More about The Jew: a Comedy. Performed at the Theatre-Royal, Drury Lane
London: Printed for the Author, 1783-4. First edition. Read More about Dramatic Miscellanies: Consisting of Critical Observations on Several Plays of Shakespeare: with...
[Chicago]: Ca.1880. Original manuscript of a didactic play published by the author as Babes in the Wood, or the Ferocious Uncle and the Avenging Robins. A Domestic Tragedy in One Act (Chicago, nd), adverstised on the front cover as a "School and Social Drama." The manuscript corrections are consistent with... Read More about The Babes in the Wood, or The Ferocious Uncle, a Domestic Tragedy
[London]: “Drawn, Etched & Pub. by Dighton”, December, 1806. Angelica Catalini (1780-1849) was one of the leading sopranos of the day. Read More about Hand-colored engraved caricature: “Madame Catalani in Semiramide. her first Appearance in...
London: Reeves and Turner, 196 Strand and 185 Fleet Street, 1874. Fourth edition. This fourth and the best edition contains 28 dramas not in the previous editions, and a further 5 which had never appeared previously. Read More about A Select Collection of Old English Plays. Originally Published by Robert Dodsley in the Year...
London: Printed for R. Bentley, in Russel-Street [n Covent-Garden, near] the Piazzas, Anno Domini, [date and portion of imprint torn away: probably 1691]. Probable fifth edition. Prologue by Dryden, on the Tennis Court. First printed in 1676. the 1681 edition contained the first appearance of John Dryden's Prologue, written on... Read More about Sophonisba: or, Hannibal's Overthrow. A Tragedy
London: Tonson, Thomas Bennet and Richard Wellington, 1701. First Folio edition. With extra engraved frontispiece. Dryden's plays were first collected as early as 1682 and many times subsequent, though these early editions were simply 4to editions of his plays bound together with a new general title, and erratic in terms... Read More about The Comedies, Tragedies, and Operas...Now first Collected together, and Corrected from the Originals
London: Privately printed for Subscribers by the Early English Drama Society, 1906. Large Paper edition. Large Paper. Part of the “Early English Dramatists” series published in 12 volumes. Read More about The Dramatic Writings of …, Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville. Edited by John S. Farmer
London: Faber and Faber, 1950. First edition. Presentation from Eliot to Allen Tate. With the error at page 29, line 1 “here” for “her.”A remarkable association copy, with the following pre-publication presentation inscription from Eliot to his American friend and admirer, poet and critic Allen Tate: "To Allen Tate from..... Read More about The Cocktail Party. A Comedy
London: Vizetelly & Co, 1887. Includes Marlowe, Mssinger, Middleton, Beaumont and Fletcher, Congreve, Webster & Cyril Tourneur, Shirley, Otway, Ford & Thomas Heywood. Read More about The Mermaid Series. The Best Plays of the Old Dramatists
London: Debrett; Longman; Debrett; Debrett, 1794; 1793; [1794?]; . All but the last title first editions. Read More about The Travellers in Switzerland. A Comic Opera. ... . [bound with:] PEARCE, [William],...