New York: Sept 16, 1939. Read More about Portrait photograph of Lin Yutang
Columbia, S.C: The State Company, 1929. First edition, #232 of 250 numbered copies, signed by E. C. L. Adams. A play, written by a white physician in "black dialect," set in South Carolina. Read More about Potee's Gal. A Drama of Negro Life Near the Big Congaree Swamps by E. C. L. Adams
New York: Alfred Knopf, 1926. Third printing. Signed "Ronald Colman" on flyleaf. Colman played the part of The Temple Priest when it was first acted in Philadelphia and later New York in Dec. and Jan. 1920 & 1921. Read More about The Green Goddess. A Play in Four Acts
London: printed for J. Watts at the Printing - Office in Wild-Court near Lincoln's-Inn Fields, 1739. First edition; without half-title. Early Thomas Arne Operetta. First performed on November 15, 1739 at Drury Lane, where Arne was house composer. A relatively early operetta by Arne (1710-1788), who is often credited with..... Read More about An Hospital for Fools. A Dramatic Fable. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by His Majesty's...
Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898. One of 500 copies. Read More about Sophie Arnould Actress and Wit
London: Faber and Faber, . First edition, one of 2000 copies. Read More about The Dog Beneath the Skin or Where is Francis? a play in three acts
New York: privately printed, 1834. A copy in the original cloth of this "not published" American verse tragedy, with the title role written for Charles Kean. "It was first produced at the Park Theatre, November 1, 1831, and Ireland remarks that 'having many passages of rare merit,' it deserved more..... Read More about Waldimar. A Tragedy, in Five Acts
London: R. Wellington, 1712. Later edition. Banks was a lawyer turned playwright, who wrote "One of the most consistently popular tragedies on the London stage" (Sutherland English Literature of the Late Seventeenth Century"). Dryden contributed the Prologue and the Epilogue to this historical tragedy, first printed in 1682, then 1685..... Read More about The Unhappy Favourite; or, The Earl of Essex. A Tragedy
London: R. Wellington, 1703. Later edition. Banks was a lawyer turned playwright, who wrote "One of the most consistently popular tragedies on the London stage" (Sutherland English Literature of the Late Seventeenth Century"). Dryden contributed the Prologue and the Epilogue to this historical tragedy, first printed in 1682, then 1685..... Read More about The Unhappy Favourite; or, The Earl of Essex. A Tragedy
London: Richard Bentley, 1839. First Edition. Read More about Memoirs of John Bannister, Comedian
London: Princes Theatre, St. James's Square, n.d [received 20 Nov. 1849]. Notifying the editor of Fraser's that he and a friend will be places on the Dramatic Free List of the Theatre and that they would appreciate his friendly support. Morris (1800-1856) was an actor and also wrote several comedies..... Read More about Autograph letter in the third person “Mr. Morris Barnett and Mr. John Barnett”
London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. Kirriemuir Edition. Read More about The Kirriemuir Edition of the Works of J.M. Barrie
[London]: Privately Printed, 1899. First edition. Barrie's team of authors and artists was founded in 1887, and was active from 1890 to 1913. According to his own account in The Greenwood Hat, they thought 'Allahakbar' was African for 'Heaven help us', and his less than skilfull team therefore became the..... Read More about The Allahakbarrie Book of Broadway Cricket for 1899
London: Edward Moxon, Dover Street, 1843-1846. First Dyce edition. Read More about The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher; The Text formed from a New Collation of the Early Edition....
. Signed by Beckett. Read More about Photograph of the author, Signed
Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana, 1958. First Edition. Read More about An Anthology of Mexican Poetry. Translated by Samuel Beckett. Compiled by Octavio Paz. Preface by...
[Paris: 1969]. Autograph manuscript entitled "Chien anagramme de niche", [in French: 'dog' is indeed an anagram of 'kennel'], being a dialogue in French between "A" and "B". A. Où suis-je? B. Où vous étiez hier. A. Où je serai demain B. Ce n’est pas sûr. “Although they are less easily..... Read More about Autograph Manuscript, Chien anagramme de niche, an abandoned fragment of Fin de partie
Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 1952. First trade edition (after 35 signed copies on large paper), one of 2,500 copies. Beckett's masterpiece, and one of the defining works of the 20th century. A major innovation in modern drama, possibly the most important play of the 20th Century, and certainly the..... Read More about En attendant Godot
New York: Grove Press, Inc, (1958). First American edition, clothbound trade issue. First American edition, clothbound trade issue. Translated from the French by the author. Octavo. 92pp. Full cloth. Binding is very slightly tanned at base and crown of spine, else a near fine, bright copy, in publisher's near fine..... Read More about Endgame. A Play in One Act followed by Act Without Words. A Mime for One Player
Paris: The Traveller's Companion No. 71, . First Edition. Read More about Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable A Trilogy
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1989. Ryman, Robert. Edition limited to 550 numbered copies signed by Beckett and Ryman. Read More about Nohow On
New York: Grove Press, (1954). First edition in English (translated by the author), preceding the British edition. Beckett’s Masterpiece, Inscribed. First edition in English (translated by the author), preceding the British edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with slightest toning at the spine and a tiny tear, housed in a quarter..... Read More about Waiting for Godot
New York: Grove Press, (1959). First American edition. Copy number 2 of 4 numbered copies marked hors commerce and signed by Beckett. Barney Rosset’s Copy. First American edition. Quarter cloth gilt and paper covered boards. Fine, issued without printed dust jacket. This is copy number 2 of 4 numbered copies..... Read More about Watt
New York: . Inscribed by Beckett. Inscribed, "to Bill Targ with all good wishes Sam Beckett". William Targ (1907-1999) was an editor and then head of Putnam's before founding his own imprint, Targ Editions; he was also a noted bibliophile and Beckett collector. His wife Roslyn Targ (1925-2017) was Beckett's..... Read More about The Harold Clurman Theatre and Lucille Lortel ... Present the World Premiere of Samuel Beckett's...
[London]: . Beerbohm, Max. First edition, Number 134 of 900 copies. At the request of Charles Cochran, the producer of Noel Coward's 1929 operetta, Beerbohm did drawings of Coward, Cochran, and the principals: Peggy Wood, Georges Metaxa, and Ivy St. Helier. This was the last book of caricatures Beerbohm published..... Read More about Heroes and Heroines of Bitter Sweet
London: . Number 84 (?) of 100 copies. SIGNED by Coward, Cochran, and Cast. Rare portfolio commemorating Coward's hugely successful 1929 operetta. "Sentiment is out of fashion," says Beerbohm in his note. "Yet Bittersweet, which is nothing if not sentimental, is not a dead failure ... Sentiment goes on; unaffrighted..... Read More about Heroes and Heroines of Bitter Sweet