Search Results: 'historical plays'

Search

×
×
×
×
628 results for "historical plays"
Historic Crimes By Robert Crighton
Paperback: $9.98
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
What would you want to see if you could look back in time and watch famous events in history? And what would you do if they greatly disappointed you? Or you discovered a hidden crime? Would you... More > tell the world if you discovered that Shakespeare no less was guilty of the worst of crimes? Could you ever read his plays again? Or allow them to be staged? A modern morality tale about Bardolatry, sex and lies by award-winning playwright Robert Crighton. Cast of three - 2 Female, 1 male.< Less
A Book of Historic Board Games By Damian Gareth Walker
Paperback: $17.01
Ships in 3-5 business days
Board games have been played throughout the world for thousands of years. Many times, in many different cultures, people have amused themselves by devising mock races, battles and hunts, played in... More > miniature on a small surface. The rules and the level of sophistication has changed through the ages, but the general idea has remained the same. Some of the oldest games, like backgammon, chess and draughts, are still popular today. This book looks at twelve different games taken from various periods of history. Most will not be recognised by the general public, but deserve to be better known. They are pachisi, halma, agon, tâb, fanorona, nine men's morris, wari, konane, xiang qi, tablut, asalto and renju. Each game has a whole chapter to itself, which includes a history, the rules, and a section on strategy and tactics. It is the author's intention that the reader will gain appreciation and enthusiasm for these wonderful old games, and be entertained by them for years to come.< Less
A Book of Historic Board Games By Damian Gareth Walker
Hardcover: $31.53
Ships in 6-8 business days.
Board games have been played throughout the world for thousands of years. Many times, in many different cultures, people have amused themselves by devising mock races, battles and hunts, played in... More > miniature on a small surface. The rules and the level of sophistication have changed through the ages, but the general idea has remained the same. Some of the oldest games, like backgammon, chess and draughts, are still popular today. This book looks at twelve different games taken from various periods of history. Most will not be recognised by the general public, but deserve to be better known. They are pachisi, halma, agon, tâb, fanorona, nine men's morris, wari, konane, xiang qi, tablut, asalto and renju. Each game has a whole chapter to itself, which includes a history, the rules, and a section on strategy and tactics. It is the author's intention that the reader will gain appreciation and enthusiasm for these wonderful old games, and be entertained by them for years to come.< Less
Crusader Historical Miniature Rules By Mark Sims
eBook (PDF): $10.11
Download immediately.
Crusader is a set of wargames rules that allow you to game some of the greatest battles in history from Biblical times to the Medieval period. Although written with 28mm figures in mind the rules are... More > stand-based and so easily translate to any scale of model. The rules cater for many popular basing methods so there is absolutely no need to rebase your figures to be able to play Crusader. At the heart of the rules is the concept that you are representing units of troops in battle rather than individual warriors. Dispensing with the traditional phases within a turn the unit-based mechanics allow for a fluid game that simulates the quality and training of troops rather than the abilities of a few super characters. The rules have been created with the flexibility to allow armies from widely differing time periods to fight against each other through the use of a consistent points system. So if you want to fight William the Conqueror’s Norman Army against Alexander’s Macedonians feel free!< Less
Three Plays By Art Mayers
Paperback: $12.88
Ships in 3-5 business days
Three plays delve into stories spanning a century of Maine events.
Playing White By Lara Biyuts
eBook (ePub): $3.99
Download immediately.
Set in St Petersburg, the historical mystery may be called a winter tale. The main personage Oscar Maria Graf is a great traveler and younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. A Stenbock-like figure, by... More > his origin and his dabbling in literature, Oscar Graf is much hotter, more active, able-bodied, pragmatic and of great vitality than Eric Stenbock (1860-1895) who is no more, by the time of the story. Time: the first year of Wilde’s imprisonment. On the Xmas eve, Oscar and his boyfriend Felix find themselves in a center of a mystery. All personages are aged 20+. Happy ending.< Less
And The Baboon Played Chess With The Emperor By Susan Watkin
Paperback: $7.30
Ships in 3-5 business days
A modern recreation of a Victorian scrapbook made up of cuttings from books and magazines published in the early to mid nineteenth century. You will come across such delights as the artificial duck... More > that ate, drank and quacked; the tax on bachelors; early attempts at ballooning; the clever cat; horse-racing by machinery; leeches; powdering the hair; early steam carriages. And of course the baboon playing chess with an Emperor. And much, much more. If you enjoy loitering amongst literary and historic trivia, then you will love this book. Read more at http://lulu.wikidot.com/and-the-baboon-played-chess-with-the-emperor < Less
And The Baboon Played Chess With The Emperor By Susan Watkin
eBook (PDF): $5.00
Download immediately.
A modern recreation of a Victorian scrapbook made up of cuttings from books and magazines published in the early to mid nineteenth century. You will come across such delights as the artificial duck... More > that ate, drank and quacked; the tax on bachelors; early attempts at ballooning; the clever cat; horse-racing by machinery; leeches; powdering the hair; early steam carriages. And of course the baboon playing chess with an Emperor. And much, much more. If you enjoy loitering amongst literary and historic trivia, then you will love this book. Read more at http://lulu.wikidot.com/and-the-baboon-played-chess-with-the-emperor< Less
And The Baboon Played Chess With The Emperor By Susan Watkin
eBook (PDF): $3.92
Download immediately.
A modern recreation of a Victorian scrapbook made up of cuttings from books and magazines published in the early to mid nineteenth century. You will come across such delights as the artificial duck... More > that ate, drank and quacked; the tax on bachelors; early attempts at ballooning; the clever cat; horse-racing by machinery; leeches; powdering the hair; early steam carriages. And of course the baboon playing chess with an Emperor. And much, much more. If you enjoy loitering amongst literary and historic trivia, then you will love this book. Read more at http://lulu.wikidot.com/and-the-baboon-played-chess-with-the-emperor< Less
And The Baboon Played Chess With The Emperor By Susan Watkin
Paperback: $12.64
Ships in 3-5 business days
A modern recreation of a Victorian scrapbook made up of cuttings from books and magazines published in the early to mid nineteenth century. You will come across such delights as the artificial duck... More > that ate, drank and quacked; the tax on bachelors; early attempts at ballooning; the clever cat; horse-racing by machinery; leeches; powdering the hair; early steam carriages. And of course the baboon playing chess with an Emperor. And much, much more. If you enjoy loitering amongst literary and historic trivia, then you will love this book. Read more at http://lulu.wikidot.com/and-the-baboon-played-chess-with-the-emperor< Less