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  • ROMULUS: The Broadway Adaption and the Original ROMULUS THE GREAT by Friedrich Duerrenmatt. by Vidal, Gore; Friedrich Duerrenmatt and Gerhard Nellhaus, translator.
    Vidal, Gore; Friedrich Duerrenmatt and Gerhard Nellhaus, translator.
    ROMULUS: The Broadway Adaption and the Original ROMULUS THE GREAT by Friedrich Duerrenmatt.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1966.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes both Vidal's rather controversial adaptation and the original play by Duerrenmatt. as well as the original cast list from the Broadway play. "Vidal has supplied a specially-written Preface for this edition of his play, in which he sets forth his reasons for the kind of adaptation he has made. At Mr. Vidal's suggestion, Duerrenmatt's Romulus the Great is given in translation from the original German by Gerhard Nellhaus for the reader who wishes to make his own judgment concerning the merits of the two plays." xv, 165 pp.

    Condition: SIGNED by Vidal on the title page. Just about fine in a near fine dustjacket. Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 40639
    View cart More details Price: $300.00
  • BEN-HUR. by Wallace, Lew; edited, annotated and abridged by Robin S. Wright; illustrated by Harold King.
    Wallace, Lew; edited, annotated and abridged by Robin S. Wright; illustrated by Harold King.
    BEN-HUR.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: David McKay Company, (c 1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - A new edition of a classic adventure novel set in the early Christian era, and originally published in 1880. Well researched and beautifully presented. Illustrated by Harold King with text drawings and several double page spreads. Glossary, books for further reading. 120 pp. Slightly over-sized format. ISBN: 0-679203923.

    Condition: Fine in red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and gilt decoration on front cover in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86332
    View cart More details Price: $25.00