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Signed byArthur Miller & Leonard Baskin
Miller, Arthur.  Death of a salesman: certain private conversations in two acts and a requiem ... With five etchings by Leonard Baskin. New York City: The Limited Editions Club, 1984. 4to. [12], 5–164, [3 (1 blank)] pp.; 5 plts.
$975.00
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Illustrated & with Music NONESUCH
Milton, John.  The mask of Comus. Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1937. Folio (39.2 cm, 15.4"). xxiv, 44, [2] pp.; 5 col. plts.
$100.00
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A Very Autobiographical Comedy
Moore, George.  The coming of Gabrielle a comedy. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1921. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). 132, [1] pp.
$50.00
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    “General Reading” & Inexpensive,  click here.

This Songster Represents aWhole CATEGORY of Entertainment
Nichols, Emma J.  The Original Old Folks, Formerly Father Kemp’s Concert Book, containing the words of the pieces sung by the company, and also the songs of Emma J. Nichols. Boston: Stacy & Richardson, [ca. 1850–80]. 24mo (13 cm; 5"). 32 pp.
$135.00
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Limited Editions Club: O'Neill Comedy
O'Neill, Eugene.  Ah, wilderness! New York: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1972. Folio (28.5 cm, 11.25"). 161, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts. (4 double-page).
$175.00
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ITALIAN Comedias  
Parabosco, Girolamo.  L’hermafrodito. Comedia... di nuovo ricorretta e ristampata. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 48 ff. [bound with the same author’s] Il Marinaio. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. 59 ff. (lacking ff. 2 & 3, and final blank). [with] Il viluppo. Comedia nova....Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1568. 59, [1] ff. [with] Il pellegrino. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. 36 ff.
$600.00
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Your Very Affectionate, Louis N. Parker”Autobiography with Signed Letter
Parker, Louis N.  Several of my lives. London: Chapman & Hall, 1928. 8vo (22.7 cm, 8.875"). viii, 312 pp.; 32 plts.
$125.00
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MYSTIC or Pragmatic Wife?
Pérez Galdós, Benito.  La loca de la casa, comedia en cuatro actos. Madrid: Imprenta de la Guirnalda, 1893. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.15"). [8], 294 pp.
$100.00
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PhiladelphiaPoets, Playwrights, & Publishers BEWARE
Pindar, Jr., Peter [pseud. of Nathaniel Chapman Freeman].   Parnassus in Philadelphia.  A satire by Peter Pindar, Jr. Philadelphia: [Privately Printed], 1854. 12mo. 58 pp.
$250.00
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SPECIAL EFFECTS!  A BALLOON ASCENSION!!
Playbill.  18 December 1783, Drury-Lane. The Gamester (Edward Moore) [Sixth time; ending with a new comic ballet by Mr. and Miss Hamoir] with Who's the Dupe? (Hannah Cowley). London: 1783.
$100.00
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Early Shakespeare” & Early Kemble
Playbill.  Boadside. Begins: “Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden. This present Tuesday, November 3, 1829 ... a drama, in two acts, interspersed with music, called Shakspeare's Early Days.” [London: 1829]. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). [1] f.
$85.00
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Two Seasonal Spectacles at the Theatre Royal
  SPECIAL EFFECTS 1829
Playbill.  Broadside. Begins: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This evening, Monday, December 28, 1829, His Majesty's Servants will act the tragedy of King Richard III. [London]: Pr. by J. Tabby, [1829]. Folio (34.5 cm, 13.5"). [2] ff.
$125.00
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HamletStarring One of the Great Shakespearean Actors of the Day
Playbill.  Boadside. Begins: “Theatre Royal, Drury Lane ... To-morrow, THURSDAY, October 21, 1830, Their Majesties Servants will act Shakspeare's tragedy of Hamlet.” London: J. Tabby, [1830]. Folio (34 cm, 13.4"). [1] f.
$100.00
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Illustrations by Dulac & aBRIGHT BRASS BIRD on the Cover
Pushkin, Alexander.  The golden cockerel. New York: The Limited Editions Club, n.d. [1950]. 4to (30.9 cm, 12.125"). 41, [3] pp.; 4 col. plts., illus.
$200.00
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El Amor a la Memoria deMi Infeliz Hermano
Rodríguez Galván, Ignacio.  Poesías de D. Ignacio Rodriguez Galvan. Mejico: Impresas por M.N. de la Vega, 1851. Folio (24 cm; ). 2 vols. in 1. I: [4] ff., frontis., 311, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f. II: 336 pp., [1] f.
$950.00
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Legalese Has Always BeenJoke-Worthy
Ruggle, George.  Ignoramus. Comoedia coram rege Iacobo et totius angliae magnatibus per academicos Cantabrigienses habita. Editio quarta, locis sexcentis emendatior. London: Ex officina I[ohn] R[edmayne], 1659. 12mo (13 cm, 5.1"). Frontis., [22], 153, [1] pp.
$450.00
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SHAKESPEARE with Contributions from Two Leading Lights
ofEnglish Humanities
Shakespeare, William.  Shakespeare's comedy of The merchant of Venice. New York & London: Hodder & Stoughton (pr. by T. & A. Constable), [ca. 1910]. 4to (25.5 cm, 10"). xxxiv, 144 pp.; 36 col. plts.
$375.00
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Tonson's EditionTRASH-TALKS Walker's . . .
Shakespeare, William.  Timon of Athens, a tragedy. London: J. Tonson, 1734. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). Frontis., 72 pp.
$225.00
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Behind the Scenes:  Shaw vs. ChestertonPostcards Signed by Shaw
Shaw, George Bernard.  ALS: Two postcards sent to Richard Mealand. Ayot St Lawrence: 1933. (14.2 x 9.2 cm & 11.3 x 8.8 cm). 2 cards.
$650.00
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English REFORMATION SatirePrinted in the 19th Century ON VELLUM
[Shepherd, Luke, fl.1548].  [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [5] ff.
$1950.00
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THIS! TimePay Attention
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley.  A comparative statement of the two bills, for the better government of the British possessions in India, brought into Parliament by Mr. Fox and Mr. Pitt...second edition. London: J. Debrett, 1788. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). 39, [1 (blank)] pp.
$800.00
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“A Glass of Fashion to theBeau Monde
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley.  The school for scandal. Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1930. Folio (29.2 cm, 11.5"). xxvii, [1], 145, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Eight Comedias sueltas byAntonio de Solis
Solis [y Ribadeneyra], Antonio de.  Sammelband of 9 plays. [Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid: Various publishers, 1763–98]. 4to (21.1 cm, 8.3"). Various paginations.
$1200.00
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SUELTAS.

Wharton as Translator
Sudermann, Hermann; Edith Wharton, trans. The joy of living (Es Lebe das Leben) a play in five acts. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1902. 8vo (19 cm, 7.7"). vii, [1], 185, [1 (blank)] pp.
$150.00
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Tennyson Juvenilia fromthe Chaucer Press, Bungay
Tennyson, Alfred.  The devil and the lady. London: Macmillan & Co., 1930. 8vo. Frontis., xv, [1], 67, [3] pp.
$35.00
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          & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

“A Complete Compendium of Declamation”
[Victor, Orville J.], ed.  Beadle's dime American speaker comprising gems of elocution and humor, for schools, exhibitions, parlors, etc. New York: Beadle & Adams, [1872?]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [2], [vii], 98, [2 (adv.)] pp.
$90.00
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Only the Second Known Copy?
Waterville College.  Bell-a! Horrid-a bell-a! Inaugural ceremonies at the coronation of John Tupper Champlin. [Maine?]: No publisher/printer, 1853. 8vo (23 cm; 9") 4 pp.
$425.00
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Signed by Wilder
Wilder, Thornton.  Our town. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Folio (30.4 cm, 11.9"). 118, [2] pp.; 4 double-page col. plts.
$200.00
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Avant GardeArtists & Writers, 1951
Williams, William Carlos.  [cover title] The Living theatre. Stein, Picasso, Eliot. [New York]: No publisher/printer, [1951]. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9"). 16 pp., plus wrappers.
$475.00
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Still theSole Collected Edition
Wycherley, William. The complete works...edited by Montague Summers. Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1924. 4 vols. 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). I: xiv, 269, [1 (blank)] pp. II: [6], 323, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [6], 299, [1 (blank)] pp. IV: [6], 281, [1 (blank)] pp.
$250.00

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