This is flyer or program from the original production of Marco Millions by The Theatre Guild Acting Company for the week beginning November 19, 1928. The play was by Eugene O'Neill, possibly America's greatest playwright and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. This piece is in very good condition with one fold. It measures 9 by 3½ inches. If you want to see a scan of the other side, we can send it to you by email on request.
Handsome and useful book. Ex-Library with usual associated stamps, labels, pockets, etc., with protective cover on dust jacket. Flap from dj pasted on ffep. Book itself in very good condition with only a few marks on title and copyright page. Useful information on the marks on the pottery. About 60 plates, many showing more than one object. Published in 1962 by Tuttle.
"Captain Bligh" is a cliche of our times for the extravagant and violent misuse of power. In fact, William Bligh was one of the least physically violent disciplinarians in the British navy. That paradox inspires the author to ask why, then, did Bligh have a mutiny? Its answer is to display the theatricality of naval institutions and the mythologizing power of history...
In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. The Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated; other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown or underappreciated...
Is the “Oedipus complex” universal? This book examines the controversial question in light of its collection of 139 family complex folktales from every world cultural area and every level of social complexity, the largest such collection ever made. From back cover: “This work is one of two books that won the 1997 Boyer Prize in psychoanalytic anthropology. The award is well deserved . . ...
Absinthe era saucer from a French bar with a burgundy rim. This is an actual saucer from the late 19th or very early 20th century that was used in a bar in the Charente Martime departement in the Southwest of the country. It measures 4 7/8 inches in diameter. There is some wear to the rim decoration from long years of use. The back is glazed. There are a couple of small chips on the inside of the foot but they are really not noticeable when it is on a table or other flat surface...
French absinthe era bar saucer decorated with a light blue rim enclosed in burgundy hairlines and an attractive raised interior. We actually know the bar where this was used -- it was the Café de Paris in Saintes, a small city in the Charente-Maritime départment of France, which is about 75 miles north of Bordeaux. A scan of a postcard depicting this establishment will be sent to you on request...
We just got this great octagonal bistrot or absinthe saucer in France. It has a wonderful, bold price of 1.50 francs, a raised star (rare) in the center, and a silvered border which is somewhat worn. There is a small silver circle, also worn, in the center, making this a very elegant and high-end saucer. The saucer has a Limoges mark as well as the mark of J. Laplaine, Ste Livrade sur Lot, possibly the wholesaler...
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$14 with free media mail shipping SOLD
Fascinating 1956 hardcover book by Arthur Judson Palmer with all sorts of information and interesting pictures. Published by Dutton, 191pp. Very good used condition with only some minor wear to dust jacket, mainly at top and bottom of spine.
Fascinating reprint of catalog from Radford Architectural Co. showing more than 250 plans for low- and mid-priced bungalows. Plans generally were priced at between $8 and $15 (very few at the high end). Dover paperback, published 1997, 221 pp. Book is new.
"Few area illustrate the evolution of American architecture,both public and domestic, so ideally as Long Island," it says on the back cover. Very interesting book published in 1992 by the AIA. This is a Dover paperback, quarto size, 205 pp. Condition is like new with some very minor wear to cover.
A compendium of Shaker recipes, 457 pp. Hardcover, 2nd printing, 1970. Ex-library hardcover with all the usual attributes (stamps, pocket). Dustwrapper protected in plastic cover.
Wonderful anthology includes background and articles about the trail from south to north. Published in 1996 by Oxford University Press, paperback, 382pp., in "like new" condition.
Rare lithographic print by Stow Wengenroth in his iconic style of lobster buoys hanging against a weathered shack in Port Clyde, Maine. Executed in November 1964, the print itself is 9 3/4 inches by 15 13/16 inches. It is from an edition of 40 and is signed in pencil at the lower right. It is number 293 in the catalog raisonné of Wengenroth's lithographs by Ronald and Joan Stuckey. This is a very difficult print to find...
A beautifully printed and illustrated book detailing 318 items in the outstanding collection of American furniture at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, one of the best in the country. The author is Richard H. Randall,, Jr. Published in 1965, the catalog is broken down into categories such as chests desks, tables, chairs and clocks and many more. It is a hardcover book in a nice slip case, all in fine condition. The cover of the book has a gilt eagle stamped onto it....
People forget how enjoyable the books of John Buchan are. Just to remind you, he wrote, "The 39 Steps." Here are two paperbacks: Greenmantle, Oxford World's Classics edition from 1993, in very good condition; and Mountain Meadows in a 1946 Bantam Books edition also in very good condition with previous owner's name and date written on ffep and a very small tear at bottom of page after ffep. Two books for the price of one and free shipping within USA.
Soil and wear to cover, especially to spine and spine ends. Previous owners' names on ffep. Though dated 1905, this movie edition had to be circa 1915 because it has photos from the film "Birth of a Nation," for which it was a source. A socially very important book. A review of a recent reprint of this book says, "The year was 1865. With the close of the Civil War, there began for the South, an era of even greater turmoil. In The Clansman, his controversial 1905 novel, later the basis of the mot...
This is a first edition of Philip Roth's famous Portnoy's Complaint, the author's fourth book, a comic novel, published in 1969. It was made into a movie of the same name in 1972, starring Richard Benjamin and Karen Black. Book in fine condition. Dustwrapper is unfaded with clipped corner but first issue price of $6.95 present (this is right for the first issue of this book). Also 2/69 date on rear flap. Very slightest bit of wear evident at top front of dw. An excellent copy of this rare state.