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The Drama - Its Law and Its Technique

By: Woodbridge [Morris], Elisabeth

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Boston, New York and London, Lamson, Wolffe and Company: 1898

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41284

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 181 pages; Publisher's dark blue cloth, front cover and spine lettered in gilt, the front cover's stamping is framed with a pair of gilt rules. OCLC: 641108734 True first edition of this interesting study by Elisabeth Woodbridge (1870-1964), who earned a PhD from Yale (and Phi Beta Kappa membership) earlier in 1898. This unusual advanced degree for an American woman in the nineteenth century followed early secondary education in her native Brooklyn and a Vassar College B.A. in 1892. After her marriage to Charles Gould Morris in 1899, she wrote and taught as Elisabeth W. Morris. John ... View more info

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Hand Colored Engraved Portrait of John Flaxman engraved by R. Woodman from the original Picture by John Jackson

By: Woodman, R. ; John Jackson

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Robert E. Peterson & Co: 1853

Seller ID: 41884

Condition: Very Good


From The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans; 1 pages; Excellent 19th Century Hand Colored steel engraved Portrait of John Flaxman engraved by R. Woodman from the original Picture by John Jackson in the Possession of the Right Hon. Lord Dover. Image measures 7" X 4 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Clean sharp nicely colored image, matted in white stock with clear mylar. John Flaxman R.A. (1755 – 1826) was a British sculptor and draughtsman, and a leading figure in British and European Neoclassicism. John Jackson RA (1778 – 1831) was an English painter who s... View more info

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The Brontes in Ireland or Facts Stranger than Fiction

By: Wright, Dr. William

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1893

Seller ID: 41827

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 308, (8) pages; A lovely book on this fascinating and gifted family. Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt titles surrounded with shamrocks on front board, gilt lettering at spine. Frontispiece and additional illustrations. 8pp publisher's catalogue at rear (stains from tipped in listing). View more info

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Bibliography of the Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy, With Notes and Extracts

By: Wyman, W. H.

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Cincinnati, Peter G. Thomson: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42245

Condition: Good


124 pages; Contents clean and unmarked; previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper "Frank B. Kellogg" , library perforation on titlepage, front board nearly detached, spine chipped in various places, title label eroded. First edition of the primary bibliography of material relating to the famous Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy. Wyman even includes a reference to The Romance of Yachting, an 1848 work by Joseph C. Hart, possibly the first published work to claim that William Shakespeare was not the true author of the plays that are attributed to him. View more info

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L' ELAN DU DESESPOIR Tableaux de la Guerre de Gog et de Magog

By: Yssael

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Toulouse, Imprimerie Du Centre: 1944

Seller ID: 37010

Condition: Good


81 pages; #245 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Roman - Reportage. Inscription on ffep. Text clean and tight, wrappers very chipped. Rare in any condition. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info