Hardcover. Lexington KY, University Press of Kentucky, 1st, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 240 pages, in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. A collection of plays performed in Louisville. Edited by Michael Bigelow Dixon and Michele Volansky. Including plays by: Wendell Berry, Roy Blount, Jr., Harry Crews, and Marsha Norman. INSCRIBED BY CREWS on the front fly leaf to poet friend Ed Hyland: "For Ed - Best wishes for resilience in your work. Keep your ass in the chair - Harry Crews". The Crews play "Blood Issue" is included. Bright, clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Cheshire House, 1st, 1932, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 147 pages. Half leather with marbled boards. Title in gilt on sun faded spine. Illustrated with wood engravings by Freda Bone. This being #406 of 1200 copies.
Hardcover. Chapel Hill NC, University of North Carolina , 1st, 1938, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, decorated yellow cloth covers with light soil, 227 pages. Illustrated with 7 b&w photos. These five one-act plays, originally produced by the Carolina Playmakers at Chapel Hill and on various tours, offer an unusual combination of brilliant local color and truth about human nature everywhere. Well written, with skillful stage directions and notes on Mexican costume and Spanish pronunciation, they are highly practical for production. Internally clean, no dust jacket.
Hardcover. New York, William Morrow and Company, 1st, 1978, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 225 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Gutter cracked in three places. Dust jacket shows edgewear and small tears at corners. Fading to top cover boards.
Hardcover. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2nd printing, 1957, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 73 pages. Third book in the Poets' Theatre Series. Dark blue cloth covers, white titles to spine dust jacket with b&w illustration. Slight soiling to dust jacket, clean boards, pages crisp and unmarked; a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Hodder & Stoughton, nd (1913), Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, purple cloth covers with elaborate gilt design featuring 3 ladies drinking tea, 197 pages. 17 color illustrations plus frontispiece by Hugh Thomson, all tipped in and with tissue guards. Previous owner's inscription front end paper. Corners lightly rubbed, spine wear, light stain to rear cover. No date but assumed 1920s and first illustrated thus.
Hardcover. NY, Atheneum, 1st, 1988, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 227 pages, b&w illustrations. In a clean, unclipped dust jacket. Rattigan was a renowned English playwright, the author of 22 plays.
Hardcover. Franklin Center,PA, The Franklin Library, 1st thus, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, full leather binding, all edges gilt, moire endpapers, sewn-in ribbon marker, hubbed spine, gilt decorations on spine and covers. Two=color illustrations by Jerry Pinkney.
Hardcover. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1st Thus, 1912, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 198 pages. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt decoration to front cover and spine. 25 tipped-in full color plates and black & white images by Hugh Thomson. Hinges intact but tender. Light wear. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Winnipeg Canada, Blizzard Publishing, 1st, 1993, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 92 pages. SIGNED BY FINDLEY on title page. Slight wear to dust jacket with old price-sticker to back cover, else a very nice, tight, clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Random House, 2nd Printing, 1939, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 159 pages. Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover and signature on front endpaper. Clean, tight copy. Oatmeal cloth with gilt titling over black, black topstain. Includes listing of original cast, including Tallulah Bankhead and Dan Duryea.
Hardcover. NY, Harper and Brothers, 1st, 1905, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, small volume (4 X 6 1/4"), blue cloth designed and lettered in white. Frontispiece and 5 plates in b/w by Frank Nankivell. Comical theatrical play the scene of which is "a summer hotel in mid-August, where a group of summer-girls, longing for masculine companionship, construct a large worsted man from an old afghan, stuffing him with cotton. He comes to life, and proves to be one of the worst flirts ever created. Exceedingly funny to read, and is suitable for amateur theatricals." Includes a depreciating African-American character, Sambo Front, and use of music borrowed from Gilbert and Sullivan. Inscription on front fly leaf dated 1905, otherwise clean, bright copy. Plate at page 6 is loose.
Hardcover. Paris, Garnier, 1911, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 625 pages, original blue paper wrappers here bound in half leather and marbled boards, spines with raised ribs and gilt design, floral end papers. Top edge gilt, 4 color plates.