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Too Soon the Curtain Fell; A History of Theatre in Saint John 1789-1900

by Smith, Mary Elizabeth

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
ISBN
9780887901119
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$15.00

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Fredericton: Brunswick Press, 1981 Original photo cover trade paperback.. A scholarly look at the beginnings of theatre in Saint John. 244 pp. with no marks or damage.. First ( No Additional printings). Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Pictorial History of Vaudeville

by Sobel, Bernard

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: Citadel Press, 1961 Pink paper boards backed in red cloth. Previous owner's name and seal. Over 100 pp. of black and white photos in the gallery. 224 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Minus. Illus. by 400 Photos. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Tony's Scrap Book, 1944-45 Edition

by Wons, Tony

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Toronto: Copp Clark Co., Ltd., 1945 One of a number of issues related to his popular radio show begun in the late 20's. This issue comprised largely of poems. 118 pp. NOTE: Listed separately today is his Your Dog and My Dog.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Cartoons By Chambers '66

by Chambers., Bob

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
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Halifax: McCurdy Printing Co., Ltd., 1966 Cartoons published during the last year in the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star. Chambers was born in Wolfville, N.S., in 1905. He sold his first cartoon to the Halifax Chronicle in 1923, and went off to New York where he enrolled in art classes and worked at Fables Pictures, where he illustrated Aesop's Fables. After… Read more
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Gems of Happiness and Wisdom

by Murphy, Louis (Ed.)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1989
Condition
Good to Very Good
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$15.00

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Saint John, N.B.: Self-published, 1989 Tan paperback of 200 pp. Gentle jokes and poems. The author was a devoted supporter of various good works in his neighbourhood and the city at large. 200 pp.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. Soft Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Sharon Delaney. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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"Dame Curtsey's" Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in The Year

by Glover, Ellye Howell

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1910
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Fifth Edition
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$25.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Goodchild, 1910 Grey paper panels to red cloth boards. No writing or tears, but hinges and gutters show evidence of normal use. Plans for 12 months of the year, plus additional chapters for birthdays, church, club, weddings, toasts, and miscellaneous occasions. Corner tips worn. 269 pp.. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾"… Read more
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Mr. Punch

by Stead, Philip John

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$50.00

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London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1950 Maroon cloth on boards. DJ nearly complete, with small edge chips. Inscribed to J.B. Bishop and signed. Everybody knows Punch, according to this author, who traces him from Italy to France, and finally, to England. The lighthearted text reads rapidly. Included is the libretto of Punch's Opera. 165 pp.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First… Read more
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Dancing; All the Latest Steps

by Lee, Betty

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1927
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Reprint
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$18.00

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New York: Edward J. Clode, Inc., 1927 Blue cloth on boards. Tiny tear in spine (repaired) and abrasion to lower portion of front joint. Clean inside, with no writing. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Black Magic; A Pictorial History of Black Entertainers in America

by Hughes Langston/ Meltzer, Milton

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1967
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$20.00

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New York: Bonanza Books, 1967 Tan paper boards. Library card pocket and stamps. Still clean and bright. Dedicated to Langston Hughes, who died shortly before publication. Plastic wrapper over DJ. A large, heavy book which will need extra postage. 375 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Photos. 4to - over… Read more
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Marriage Made Easy

by Webster and Hopkins

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1928
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Printing Stated
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$30.00

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New York: Century Co., 1928 Blue and orange cloth on boards. DJ in pieces. Previous owner's name. By the authors of "I've Got Your Number". Another "party book" based on binary thinking. 126 pp.. First Printing Stated. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Fair. Illus. by DJ By Gomez Amador. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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I've Got Your Number ! A Book of Self-Analysis

by Webster, Doris and Hopkins, Mary Alden

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1928
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
12th Printing
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$30.00

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New York: Century Co., 1928 Blue and orange cloth on boards. DJ missing half the spine. Previous owner's name. A fetching DJ urges the reader to look inside. What do they mean by a "party" book ? Answer each question "Yes" or "No", find your key number, and get your free analysis ! Demonstrates… Read more
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Lenin Prize Winners; Soviet Stars; Masters of Stage and Screen

by Lipovsky, Alexander

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$15.00

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Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1969 White cloth with names in silver on boards. No writinig or damage. Portrayal of Lenin. Prize winners in Cinematography. Prize winners in Dramatic Art. Prizes for outstanding achievements in Ballet. Laid in is a colour photo card of Ozernaya landing stage, Leningrad. 368 pp.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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The Best of the Playboy Interview 1962-1992

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1992
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Special 30th Anniversary Edition
ISBN
9780872239081
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$20.00

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Chicago, IL: Playboy Enterprises, Inc., 1992 Thirty interviews from Playboy Magazine include Ayn Rand, Frank Sinatra, Walter Cronkite, and Marlon Brando as well as a couple recently in the news - Robin Williams and Bill Cosby. Foreword by Mike Wallace. 343 pp.. Special 30th Anniversary Edition. Soft Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 8… Read more
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N Gauge Journal; Random Issues 1985-86

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
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$35.00

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England: N Gauge Journal, 1986 Original stapled booklets in heavy red vinyl official N Gauge binder. Issues 2/85, 5/85, 6/85, 1/86, 2/86, 3/86, 4/86, 5/86, and 6/86 all complete. No marks or damage. See my other listings for more. . Vinyl Binder. Near Fine/No Jacket in Heavy Binder. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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England: N Gauge Society, 1994 Original N Gauge Society booklets in two-ring official red vinyl binder. Not complete. . No marks or damage. 1993 Synopsis (61 pp.), Handbook Intro and Contents, (15 pp.), Membership Listing, (51 pp.), Layout Design (14 pp.), Track Laying and Ballasting (15 pp.), Scenery (12 pp.), and Miscellaneous (7 pp.). Please see my other… Read more
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$25.00
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N Gauge Journal; Complete Run, 1987-88

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
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$45.00

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England: N Gauge Journal, 1988 Original N Gauge Journal in heavy red official binder. Issues 1/87, 2/87, 3/87, 4/87, 5/87, 6/87, 1/88, 2/88, 3/88, 4/88, 5/88, and 6/88 complete. No marks or damage. See my other listings for more.. Vinyl Binder. Near Fine/No Jacket in Heavy Binder. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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$45.00
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The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker

by Mankoff, Robert (Ed.)

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
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$30.00

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N.Y.: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc., 2004 Original white paper boards. Two CDs included. A thousand belly laughs guaranteed ! From Roger Angell in 1925 to Leo Cullum on Page 655 in 2004, you'll giggle, guffaw, and snort your way through familiar drawings and cutlines, with frequent reminders of the forgotten ones ! The two… Read more
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I'm a Born Liar; A Fellini Lexicon

by Petigrew, Damian (Ed.)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition (No Additional printings)
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$15.00

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N.Y.: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003 Original black cloth on boards. The work and life of Federico Fellini, film director. 176 pp.. First Edition (No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Photos. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Expo Celebration; The Official Retrospective Book

by Expo Celebration Staff

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition (No Additional printings)
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$15.00

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North Vancouver, B.C.: Whitecap Books, Ltd., 1986 Original black cloth on boards. Gift note. Inch tear to foot of DJ. Heavy book will need extra postage. 224 pp.. First Edition (No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. Illus. by Various Photographers. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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Smoke & Mirrors; The Inside Story of Television News in Canada

by Trueman, Peter

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$15.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Limited, 1980 Original dark blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has 2-inch tear at head and edge wear. "A candid and controversial look at the making of television news in Canada." - DJ. 218 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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