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Plays: The Importance of Being Earnest; Lady Windermere's Fan; A Women of No Importance; An Ideal Husband; Salome; The Duchess of Padua, Vera, or the Nihilists; A Florentine Tragedy, La Sainte Courtisane

By Oscar Wilde; introduction by Tyrone Guthrie

London, England: Collins (Clear-Type Press), 1963. Reprint. Faux Leather. Near Fine. Originally published in 1880 and 1908. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 448 pages, blue faux leather. A near fine, clean, neat flex-hard cover with light shelf wear; hinge and binding tight, paper cream white, with a previous owner's name-plate on the front endpaper and name penned on the front fly-leaf. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

John Dryden: Four Comedies (Curtain Playwrights)

By John Dryden; L. A. Beaurline Fred Bowers, R. C. Bald (editors)

Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1967. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 367 pages, blue cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but light foxing and soiling to the fore-edge, and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

John Dryden: Four Tragedies (Curtain Playwrights)

By John Dryden; L. A. Beaurline Fred Bowers, R. C. Bald (editors)

Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1967. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 412 pages, blue cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but light foxing and soiling to the fore-edge, and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Hair: the Amerian Tribal Love Rock Musical : a music based upon the Gospel According to St. Matthew [Souvenir programme]

By Galt MacDermot (music ); Gerome Ragni & James Rado (book & lyrics); Tom O'Horgan (director), et al

New York, New York: Natoma Productions, 1969. First edition thus. Pictorial folio. Very Good. This programme was published after the production went 'big time.' It appears to be a celebration of all the various international production companies. Quarto, 11" tall , 20 gloss pages in two color throughout, wire saddle stitch, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat programme over all with moderate exterior wear, single color images clean and bright; binding solid Does not include full cast information other that the production staff (first names are give to caption pictures).

$7.50

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

By W. J. Macqueen Pope [Walter James]

London, England: W. H. Allen, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good -. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, 350 pages, gray quarter cloth over illustrated boards. A good, sturdy hard cover first edition with significant shelf wear, spine cloth rubbed at top and bottom edges, fore-corners through to boards; hinges and binding solidt, paper lightly yellowed but with some scattered foxing primarily at the endpapers and fore-edges. In a good edge chipped dust jacket with price clipped and a piece ton from the top flap fold. Still a good reading copy.

$7.50

THE PLAYBILL, a weekly magazine for theatregoers: November 16, 1959 / volume 3, number 46 / The Sound of Music/ Lunt-Fontanne Theatre / starring Mary Martin, Theodore Bikel, Patricia Neway, Kurt Kasnar, Marion Marlowe, et al.

By Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (authors); Richard Rodgers (music); Oscar Hammerstein 2nd (lyrics); Vincent J. Donehue (director)

New York, New York: Playbill , 1959. First edition thus. Magazine. Very Good. (Please note page discrepancy--sold as is). Octavo, 9 " tall, 48 pages stated (but not all are present), wire saddle stitch, pamphlet style magazine with stiff pictorial wraps. (minus pages 1-4, and 7-13 and corresponding pages 41-46 and 49-52, as well as center pages 25 to 28--BUT nothing is apparently removed and no information about this show is missing, though unrelated editorial material may not be present. Other issues have been noted as having more pages present. It is suggested by some authorities that editorial filler pages were often left out during this period if insufficient advertising were sold). This was the original issuance opening night of a new production and not yet a hit. This is the original theatre program in near fine condition with little edge wear, slight yellowing to paper. Play opened November 16, 1959 and closed June 15th 1963. Contains many advertisements for current shows, automobiles, hotels, etc.

$35.00

"Susan and God" ; [ PLAYBILL] ; Shubert Theatre / February 13, 1939 / starring Gertrude Lawrence, Paul McGrath

By Rachel Crothers (authors); Peter Dews (director); John Golden (producer)

Boston, Massachusetts: Playbill , 1972. First edition thus. Magazine. Very Good. A programe published by the Shubert Theatre itself. This was the Boston roadshow after the Broadway run in which Lawrence also starred. Octavo, 8 1/3 " tall, 12 pages, wire saddle stitch, pamphlet style magazine with stiff pictorial wraps. An original theatre program in very good condition with light edge wear, slight yellowing to paper. Contains many advertisements for current shows, automobiles, hotels, etc.

$6.50

Famous First Facts: a record of first happenings, discoveries and inventions in the United States

By Joseph Nathan Kane

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 7 7/8" tall, 757 pages, gilt spine titles, black cloth. A very good minus, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, spine cloth slightly fraying at top and bottom edgeswith fore-corner tips through to boards; light soiling to the cover cloth, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

La Flute de Jade : Poesies Chinoises

By Franz Toussaint

Paris, France: G. Kadar, 1922. 39th edition. Original Wraps. Good +. French Language text. 500 copies printed. 16mo, 6" tall, color frontispiece + 160 pages, printed in three colors--orange green and black throughout, stiff printed wraps. A good plus copy overall with moderate exterior wear, spine roughed and darkened, binding solid, text paper moderately yellowed, with some scattered marginal notes throughout.

$7.50

Oeuvres de [Jean-Baptiste Poquelin] Moliere ; Tome Sixieme (4); L'Amour Medecin; Le Misanthrope; Le Medecin Malgre Lui; Melicerte; Fragment de Pastorale; Le Sicilien, ou L'Amour Peintre

By J. B. Poquelin de Moliere (Jean-Baptiste)

Paris, France: David l'aine, rue Saint Jacques, 1753. Early Printing. Hardcover--leather. Very good. French text. [part 4 of a larger set--complete unto itself] single vol. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 368 pages + 4 plates, leather bound ; very good, clean, small hard cover over all, but all covers are edge worn and back strips badly chipped; internal binding solid, laid paper supple and clean and lightly yellowed with minor scattered foxing. Well worth the cost of binding restoration if not total rebinding.

$25.00

Shakespeare's HAMLET, Prince of Denmark, a tragedy; the film and the play

By William Shakespeare; Laurence Olivier (forward); edited by Alan Dent; Disigns by Roger Furse

London, England: World Film Publications, 1948. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Quart, 9 3/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 96 pages plus 32 black and white photo plates from the film), decorative endpapers, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, moderately worn hard cover edition with light exterior soiling, spine rubbed and slightly canted; front hinge cracked but both hinges and binding solid, text paper lightly yellowed, plate pages white. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

Dramatic Bibliography: an annotated list of books on the history and criticism of the Drama and Stage and on the Allied Arts of the Theatre

By Blanch M. Baker; Milton Smith (introduction)

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without Dustjacket. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 320 pages, gilt spine titles, blue cloth. A very good, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, light soiling to the cover cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, some foxing to theendpapers and a previois owner's name penned on front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Skin of Our Teeth [Gujarati translation]

By Thornton Wilder

Ahmedabad, India: Ravani Prakashan Griha, 1965. Reprint. Decorative Boards. Very good/Without dust jacket. Gujarati text. Play won the Pulitzer Prize in 1942. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 143 pages. A very good, clean, neat translation with minor shelf wear, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with slight foxing to the endpapers

$9.50

Play-Making: a manual of craftsmanship

By William Archer

New York, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1937. Eighteenth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Hirschfeld. Originally published in 1912. Octavo. 8 1/3" tall, 419 pages, red-orange cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover edition over all with minor shelf wear but fading to the cloth color at spine and extremities; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

Hello Freddy : a glimpse of Tony Award Winner Freddy Wittop [signed]

By [ Freddy Wittop ]; Walter F. Mulconry et al

Palm Beach, Florida: The Henry M. Flagler Museum, 1988. First edition thus. Pamphlet. Very good. Signed by Freddy Wittop and inscribed to previous owner on the inside blank cover. Octavo, 8 7/8" tall, pamphlet, 48 pages with intertextual black and white illustration throughout, wire saddle stich, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good clean soft cover pamphlet overall with minor shelf wear and rubbing, one corner bumped, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

$19.00

Le Cardinal d'Espagne; piece en trois actes

By Henry de Montherlant

Paris, France: Gallimard, 1960. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. French Language text, 12mo, 265 pages, stiff white printed wraps. A very good copy overall with moderate exterior wear, spine roughed and darkened, binding solid, text paper cream white.

$7.50

The Wild Duck and Other Plays [Modern Library 307] (Pillars of Society; The Lady from the Sea; Little Eyolf; John Gabriel Borkman; When We Dead Awaken)

By Henrik Ibsen; translated by Eva Le Gallienne

New York, New York: Modern Library, 1961. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very Good-. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, xliii + 499 pages + ads, blue cloth. A very good, clean hard cover edition overall with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper slightly yellowed. In a very good (minus) moderately worn dust jacket. This is one of the older ML editions with the sewn signatures and cloth cover, and thus sturdier than later printings.

$8.50

Saint Joan; Major Barbara; Androcles and the Lion [Modern Library 294] complete and unabridged with prefaces

By Bernard Shaw; edited by Bennett Cerf

New York, New York: Modern Library, 1961. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good + / Fair. 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 479 pages + ads, red cloth. A very good plus, clean hard cover edition overall with minor shelf wear, but the bottom cover edge bumped; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, with a remainder stamp in the front endpaper. In a fair moderately worn partial dust jacket--front panel and flap only--back panel missing. This is one of the older ML editions with the sewn signatures and cloth cover, and thus sturdier than later printings.

$7.50

The Tragedy of King Lear [Penguin B-4]

By William Shakespeare; edited by G.B. Harrison

London, England: Penguin Books, 1949. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 7" tall, 160 pages, stiff black and beige wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with a previous owner's inscription and the front endpaper, and slight foxing to the top fore-edge.

$4.50

Richard the Second [Penguin B-9]

By William Shakespeare; edited by G.B. Harrison

London, England: Penguin Books, 1955. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 7" tall, 128 pages, stiff black and beige wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with a previous owner's inscription and the front endpaper, and slight foxing to the top fore-edge.

$4.50

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