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The Stonemason, A Play In Five Acts

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hopewell, NJ, Ecco Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 6927

ISBN: 0880013591

Condition: Fine


A copy of the trade edition. "The Stonemason" is a profoundly moving drama set in Louisville, Kentucky in the 1970s, concerning several generations of a black family. "The Stonemason" reveals afresh the mastery of character, plot, pathos, and the poetic facility for language that distinguishes Cormac McCarthy's fiction. McCarthy allowed the Ecco Press to publish this play as thanks for their having kept his books in print over a number of years. View more info

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The Stonemason, A Play in Five Acts

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Hopewell, NJ, Ecco: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8678

ISBN: 0880013591

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy on the publisher's tipped-in page. "This special edition of The Stonemason is limited to three hundred and fifty boxed copies. These books are NUMBERED and SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy." This being copy #85. In the preface to Vereen Bell's The Achievement of Cormac McCarthy (1988), it was noted that paperback editions of The Orchard Keeper (1982), Outer Dark (1984), Child of God (1984), and Blood Meridian (1986) were made available through the intelligent reclamation efforts of Daniel Halpern and the Ecco Press. After achieving "overnight" success (af... View more info

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Incident at Vichy: A New Play

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5454

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of this work in an unfaded dustjacket with $3.95 price intact. This is a REVIEW COPY with the Publishers' slip laid-in. A single continuous action with total unity of time and place, "Incident at Vichy" takes place in an official detention room in Vichy, France, during an hour and three quarters one morning in 1942. View more info

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The Joker of Seville & O Babylon

By: Walcott, Derek

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1978

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5643

ISBN: 0374179980

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy that has been SIGNED by Derek Walcott on the title page! These two plays contribute to the body of work which has established Derek Walcott as an engaging dramatist, a unique poetic intelligence, and a resourceful friend to the English language. In "The Joker of Seville," Don Juan Tenorio, a Spanish prince, devotes himself to the pursuit of happiness through sexual conquest. "O Babylon," brings to life the Rastafarian sect in Jamaica, which grew during Marcus Garvey's exile to that country and has been popularized through the lyrics of reggae music. View more info