Benson's Antiquarian Books: Plays
found: 11 books

 
Book of the "Antigone": Played By Graduates and Undergraduates of Aberdeen University, in the Music Hall, Aberdeen, on Friday and Saturday, 28th and 29th November, 1919, The.
Aberdeen. The Rosemount Press, 1919. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Soft cover in good condition. Age-browning, some marking and rubbing to covers. Signed 'With the editor's kind regards, 2 Oct 1920' on the half-title page, light foxing throughout, page corners are a bit dog-eared. Binding is good and secure. 26 pages plus 20 full page photographs. Good.
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Book number: 013280
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.83 | JP¥ 816]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Antiquarian Play Ancient Aberdeen University Production

 
AGATE, JAMES
Those Were the Nights
London, Hutchinson. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in blue cloth with black titling. In good+ condition. Minor rubbing and marking to covers. Creasing to last page, browning and light foxing to first and last few pages, a few spots of foxing and minor markings elsewhere internally, but generally clean. Binding is very good. 145 pages with over 40 photographs. No publishing date, circa mid 20th century. Good.
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Book number: 012676
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.92 | JP¥ 408]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays Criticism Actors History Theatre

 
ARISTOPHANES
Aristophanes. The Acharnians. The Knights.
London, Longmans, Green and Co, 1892. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Purple cloth, with blindstamped motifs in the centre of the covers. The cloth colour is faded on the spine, and to the front cover nearest to the spine edge. Inner and outer hinges in good order. Toning to the pages, minor marking. Comes with a 1904 postcard showing an advert for the Coliseum theatre in Brighton. 1898 signature on the endpaper. Good.
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Book number: 015717
GBP 3.75 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.89 | JP¥ 510]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays, Poetry, Ancient Greece,

 
CAMPBELL, MRS EDITH
Blue Bowl: A Simple Chinese Scene, The.
London, The Livingstone Press. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. A slim booklet in fair condition - an acceptable reference copy. Foxing throughout, not affecting readability, some wear to spine, binding is secure. 12 pages. Fair.
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Book number: 006952
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.92 | JP¥ 408]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays Chinese Religion Christianity

 
CORRIE, JOE
Man O' War: A Comedy in One Act (Scottish Plays : No 12), A.
Glasgow, Brown, Son & ferguson, Ltd. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. A slim staple-bound booklet in good condition. Some browning to covers, corners are a little dog-eared. Staples are rusty but binding is secure, otherwise clean internally. 16 pages. No publishing date, circa early 20th century. Good.
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Book number: 009582
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 12.4 | JP¥ 1292]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays Scottish Scotland

 
HARDY, THOMAS
Dynasts, the (3 volumes) : An Epic Drama of the War with Napoleon, in Three parts, Nineteen acts, and One Hundred and Thirty scenes, the Time Covered By the Action Being About Ten Years
London, Macmillan & Co. 1927. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A handsome set of books, bound with patterned paper boards and vellum spine, gilt titling on spine and gilt edging to vellum. In very good condition. Boards are clean with barely noticable wear, vellum is slightly yellowed in places with a few very minor markings, but is generally very clean and unworn. Pages tops are a bit grubby. Slight browning to end papers, otherwise very clean internally. Bindings are tight. Volume 3 has a dust jacket, in fair condition with browning and loss at spine ends, wear to edges. One of a limited large paper edition of 525 copies, signed by Thomas Hardy. 165 + 212 + 235 pages. Very Good/Fair. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 006559
GBP 550.00 [Appr.: EURO 609.75 US$ 717.88 | JP¥ 74803]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays Drama Hardy Fiction Antiquarian Signed

 
HILLAS, NORMAN
Quintet : 5 One-act Plays
Glasgow, Blackie & Son, 1966. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard back in very good condition. Covers are clean with only minor signs of use, very clean internally, binding is tight. 145 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 005368
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.22 | JP¥ 544]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays

 
MILNE, A. A.
Acting Edition of Mr. Pim Passes By, The.
London, Samuel French Ltd. 1921. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in purple cloth. In good condition. Minor marking to covers, a couple of tears to cloth on spine. Inscription on front end paper, a few pencil marks and other light markings internally, generally clean. Binding is tight. 68 pages. Good.
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Book number: 011182
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1020]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Drama Plays Milne Comedy Acting Edition

 
PHILLIPS, HUBERT; FALCONER, PEARL
Meet William Shakespeare
London, The Cornleaf Press, 1949. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in pale blue cloth with gilt titling. In good+ condition. Minor rubbing to cover edges. Light marking to end papers, otherwise clean internally, binding is very good. In fair dust jacket with loss at edges, repaired tears around spine, some marking. 105 pages. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 014105
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.57 | JP¥ 476]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays Anthology Shakespeare

 
SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM; EDITED BY W. G. CLARK AND WILLIAM ALDIS WRIGHT
Shakespeare Select plays. The Tragedy of King Richard II
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1892, First Thus. Soft Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bound in orange stiff card covers with cloth spine and black titling. Some marking to the covers and spine, binding is secure. Browning to the end papers, previous owner's signature on front end paper, some highlights and comments throughout the text and on the rear endpaper. 158 pages plus catalogue. Good.
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Book number: 000288
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.57 | JP¥ 476]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Antiquarian Shakespeare Drama Plays Tragedy

 
TOLSTOI, LEO
Buhnenwerke
Berlin, Malik-Verlag, 1928. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt titling. In good+ condition. Light marking and rubbing to covers. Slight browning to end papers, a few notes in pencil on end papers, otherwise clean internally, binding is very good. 484 pages. Text in German. Good.
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Book number: 012572
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1020]
Catalogue: Plays
Keywords: Plays German Russian

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