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Write Me a Murder a play
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Write Me a Murder a play

By Knott, Frederick

London: Samuel French, 1962. Paperback. 81p., Uk production history & original UK cast, production notes, set, lighting, proprety and effects plots, labels affixed warning that the publication of the play does not mean it is available for production, plain blue wraps stamped "Complimentary Copy Not for Re-Sale" Knott, who was born in China to Missionary parents, is best-known for his other two plays, "Dial M for Murder" and "Wait Until Dark" both filmed. This play, his second, was first produced in the US and published there by Dramatists Play Service.

$15.00

We will go up! A Biblical play in four scenes (dedicated to \'Solelim\' on the day of its aliyah, Tammuz 5709)
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We will go up! A Biblical play in four scenes (dedicated to 'Solelim' on the day of its aliyah, Tammuz 5709)

By Ohel, Mila

Jerusalem: Youth and Hechalutz Dept. of the Zionist Organisation, 1949. 14p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Plays for Jewish youth.

$20.00

Xishi
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Xishi

By Yao Ke

Hong Kong: Xianggang ju yi she, 1957. 123p., very good paperback.

$75.00

Xi xiang ji: Yue ju
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Xi xiang ji: Yue ju

By Su Xue'an

Shanghai: Wen hua chu ban she, 1955. 85p., small booklet, very good; adaptation of Wang Shifu's classic play.

$17.00

Bai she zhuan
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Bai she zhuan

By Cheng Rong

Shanghai: Wen hua chu ban she, 1955. 77p., small booklet, mildly worn.

$15.00

Mu dan ting
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Mu dan ting

By Tang Xianzu

Hong Kong: Guang zhi shu ju, [196-?]. 138p., paperback, mild handling wear; late edition of the Ming dynasty play, reproducing illustrations from a woodblock edition.

$12.00

Qin Xianglian: ping ju
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Qin Xianglian: ping ju

By He Fei

Beijing: Zhongguo ping ju yuan; Bao wen tang shu dian, 1955. 74p., slender paperback, pages toned, edgeworn. Musical score and libretto for the folk opera about a woman who sues her husband for killing his other wife and children.

$18.00

Out  & Equal 2005 Workplace Summit [brochure] September 22-24, 2005, Adam\'s Mark Hotel, Denver, Colorado
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Out & Equal 2005 Workplace Summit [brochure] September 22-24, 2005, Adam's Mark Hotel, Denver, Colorado

San Francisco: Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, 2005. Eight-panel brochure folded to 8.5x11 inches, list of sponsor prices, past and current sponsors, program schedule for the event, photos, very good on heavy glossy stock.

$12.00

[Posters for seven different plays]
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[Posters for seven different plays]

By Asian American Theater Company

San Francisco: Asian American Theater Company, 1997. Seven posters, generally around 11x17 inches, very good with the occasional corner crease or edgewear. Five are cheaply printed, but the posters for Wendy Sodetani's "Obon: Festival of the Dead" and Velina Hasu Houston's "Thirst" are more handsomely printed.

$175.00

The Teahouse of the August Moon: a play
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The Teahouse of the August Moon: a play

By Patrick, John, adapted from the novel by Vern Sneider

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1954. Hardcover. 180p., production still frontis, lightly-shelfworn first edition in black boards and red spine titles, unclipped ($3.00 price intact) edgeworn dj with a sticker-removal scar on author's photo on rear panel. Movie source for the Marlon Brando Yellow Face atrocity (the play also commited Yellow Face with David Wayne in Brando's Sakini role) Pulitzer Prize-winner for 1954. The play was written in 1952 and opened in 1953. The acting edition was available in 1953 but this was the first hardcover edition and published in connection with the Pulitzer win which is noted on front of jacket.

$20.00

The Beard and VKTMS Two Plays
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The Beard and VKTMS Two Plays

By McClure, Michael, foreword by Norman Mailer

New York: Grove, 1985. Hardcover. 160p., publisher's ads, two plays together, very good first edition thus, black cloth boards titled silverfoil, in an edgeworn, unclipped dj with an inch-wide chip to back panel (not affecting photoportrait) and a couple of short tears with verso clear-tape re-enforcement. 'The Beard' was originally published in a presentation edition of 300 copies, then in a trade edition by Coyote Books in 1967, 'VKTMS' in first appearance, this the first hardcover printing of the combined edition.

$25.00

Kong que dong nan fei. Jing ju
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Kong que dong nan fei. Jing ju

By Ouyang Yuqian

Beijing: Bao wen tang shu dian, 1959. 34p., slender booklet, minor toning, rust migration at the staples. Script for a Peking opera.

$12.00

The wash
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The wash

By Gotanda, Philip Kan

Portsmouth: Heinemann Educational Books, 1992. 64p., 5.25x8 inches, introduction, very good first printing in original pictorial wraps. First separate publication of Gotanda's play which was originally produced in Los Angeles and San Francisco in 1985.

$17.00

The Romance of the Western Chamber (Hsi Hsiang Chi) a Chinese Play Written in the Thirteenth Century
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The Romance of the Western Chamber (Hsi Hsiang Chi) a Chinese Play Written in the Thirteenth Century

By Hsi Hsiang Chi, translated by S. I. Hsiung with a preface by Gordon Bottomley

n.p., n.d.. Hardcover. xx, 280p., anonymous Taiwanese reprint of the 1935 edition. Hardcover in green cloth, pages toned, spine mildly faded.

$12.00

Ramparts volume 13, number 1, August 1974
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Ramparts volume 13, number 1, August 1974

By Horowitz, David, Elliot Kanter, David Kolodney, Patricia Shell, [and] Peter Stone, eds

San Francisco: Ramparts Magazine, Inc, 1974. Magazine. 60p., slick magazine format, illustrated throughout, wraps worn and soiled, some pages toned, address label on front wrap, else good condition. Cover story on nuculear power, plus articles on Rhodesia and Watergate, an adoption of Bertolt Brecht's play "The Mother" by the San Francisco Mime Troupe, and more.

$15.00

The Terrible but Unfinished Story of Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia. Translated by Juliet Flower MacCannell, Judith Pike, and Lollie Groth
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The Terrible but Unfinished Story of Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia. Translated by Juliet Flower MacCannell, Judith Pike, and Lollie Groth

By Cixous, Helene

Lincoln NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1994. Hardcover. xxvii, 233p., hardbound in 9x6 inch red cloth boards gilt; seller's small label upper right-hand corner, an else as-new, bright and unmarked copy. European women writers series. A play, in which Lon Nol is seen as an out and out villain; Pol Pot (appearing as Saloth Sar) way worse; Kissinger, Melvin Laird and other American are characters, as well as "Hawkins, a CIA agent," plus players such as Chou En-lai, Alexis Kosygin, and of all people the Bay Area's own Pete McCloskey.

$15.00

M. Butterfly; with an afterword by the playwright
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M. Butterfly; with an afterword by the playwright

By Hwang, David Henry

New York: Plume, 1989. Paperback. 100p., very good first US edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps and protective clear mylar jacket.

$20.00

Outskirts: and The King and Me, Tomorrow - Today! three plays
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Outskirts: and The King and Me, Tomorrow - Today! three plays

By Kureishi, Hanif

London / New York: Calder / Riverrun, 1983. Paperback. 88p., photos, fine first edition thus trade paperback original in gray pictorial wraps and protective clear mylar jacket. Calder Playscript #102. Three plays by the author of My Beautiful Launderette. "Outskirts" was originally published separately by Faber in 1981.

$20.00

Kennedy\'s Children a play
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Kennedy's Children a play

By Patrick, Robert

New York: Random House, 1976. Hardcover. 66p., very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj that is slightly mis-foldedwith short closed tears.

$30.00

A Breeze from the Gulf a play
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A Breeze from the Gulf a play

By Crowley, Mart

New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1974. Hardcover. 177p., fine first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Crowley's third play, set in Mississippi in the 1950s. Starred Ruth Ford (sister of Charles Henri Ford) and Robert Drivas.

$20.00

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