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The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams. Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot.


New York:: Julliard Drama Division,, February, 1976.. Near fine.. Three ephemeral items; an issue of Playbill; a program; and a small folded handbill.


Theatre Arts Magazine. Volume I, number 1.

By CHENEY, Sheldon (ed.)

[Detroit, Michigan:: Arts and Crafts Theatre],, November, 1916.. First edition.. original printed wrappers.. Dampstain to the front wrapper; light use to edges of wrappers.. 8vo,. Illustrated .


Manuscript Note Book: Old Park Theater I. R. S. W.


New York,. original red cloth, labeled in ms.: I. Old Park Theater.". Binding worn and chipped; contents fine. Some of the cabinet card photographs were evidently tacked up, with pin holes at corners or with coin-sized chips at corners.. 8vo,. The notebook begins with a brief history and description of the Theater (lighting, acoustic properties, seating, refreshments). The remainder of the text is a list of actors (the names in red ink) with histories of their stage careers of varying length. Accompanying the manuscript are seven original cabinet card photographs of actors Vincent Serrano, Lulu Glaser, Fanny Davenport, E. S. Willard, Emma Eames, Arthur Forrest, and Richard Mansfield, some signed, and some inscribed to "Mrs. Robson."


The Beggar Student [theater program]. Every Evening Until Further Notice.


Boston:: Boston Bijou Theatre,, [1883].. A few tiny scrapes to p. 4; otherwise fine.. 7-1/2 inches square.. "This Theatre is Lighted by the Edison Incandescent System." Page [1] freatures a lovely color lithograph (Forbes Lith.) of the theater's interior with a performance underway; page [2] lists details of the performance; page [3] ads; and page [4] is a diagram of the theater deating.


D.W. Griffith presents America.


[New York]:: 44th Street Theatre,, 1924.. publisher's wrappers illustrated in color.. Near fine.. Folio and 8vo,. Illustrated.. Souvenir Program; smaller program and ticket stub tipped onto first opening pages;


Practical Suggestions on Make-up for Actors and Directors.

By FISHER, William D.

Cedar Rapids:: Art Craft Play Co.,, no date.. publisher's wrappers.. Wrappers dust-soiled.. 12mo,.


Aphrodite; Moeurs Antiques.

By [BERNHARDT, Sarah] LOUYS, Pierre.

Paris:: Rombaldi, Editeur,, [1937].. old 3/4 morocco; original wrappers printed in red and black bound in.. Fine.. 8vo,. Illustrations Originales en Couleurs de A. Calbet.. Laid in is a 4-page autograph letter signed from Pierre Louys to Sarah Bernhardt, regarding a dispute concerning the stage production of Aphrodite and looking forward to her visit to his new home. Two additional pages of autograph notes laid in. Collection Baldi "Les Contemporains."


Stage Effects: How to Make and Work Them.


London:: George Routledge & Sons,, no date.. publisher's pictorial cloth.. Light use to cloth; tight and sound.. 8vo,. Illustrated by the Author.. A few text illustrations.


The Modern Theatre in Revolt.

By BROWN, John Mason.

New York:: W. W. Northon & Company,, [1929].. First edition.. publisher's lettered boards.. Spine slightly sunned; slight use to boards; tight and sound. . 12mo,. Signed and inscribed by John Mason Brown, to an evident close friend, on the front free endpaper.


Playbill: A Weekly Magazine for Theatregoers.


New York:: Playbill Incorporated,, 1935-1981. publisher's printed wrappers.. A collection of forth autographed Playbills autographed by multiple cast members including Helen Hayes, Dorothy Kilgallen, Ethel Merman [in pencil], Jessica Tandy, Milo O'Shea, and dozens of others. . 8vo,.


The Russian Theatre.

By SAYLER, Oliver M.

New York:: Brentano's,, [1922].. publisher's blue gilt cloth.. A tight, sound, clean copy with some very light use to cloth.. 8vo,. With Illustrations.. Inscribed and signed by Oliver M. Sayler.


Inside the Moscow Art Theatre.

By SAYLER, Oliver M.

New York:: Brentano's,, [1925].. First edition.. publisher's gilt-lettered cloth.. A few slight marks to cloth; tight and sound.. Large 8vo,. With 8 illustrations in full color and 106 in black and white.. Inscribed by Oliver M. Sayler on the half-title.


The Theatrical Writings of Fabrizio Carini Motta.

By MOTTA, Fabrizio Carini.

Carbondale:: Southern Illinois University Press,, [1987].. publisher's cloth.. Fine.. 8vo,. Illustrated.. With an Introduction by Orville K. Larson.


Maude Adams: A Biography.


New York:: Meyer Bros. & Co.,, [1907].. publisher's cloth with applied color illustration on front panel.. Old ink ownership signature; light use to cloth; tight and sound.. 8vo,. Illustrated..


Stage Lighting.

By RIDGE, C. Harold.

Cambridge:: W. Heffer & Sons,, 1928.. First edition.. publisher's green cloth.. Slight use to cloth; tight and sound.. 8vo,. Illustrated.. With a Preface by Norman Marshall.


Amateur Theatricals: A Practical Guide.

By NEIL, C. Lang.

London:: C. Arthur Pearson,, 1904.. publisher's green decorated cloth.. Old ink signature; some light bumping and dust-soiling to cloth.. 8vo,. Illustrated from photographs..


The Paisley Shawl and the Men Who Produced It. A Record of an Interesting Epoch in the History of the Town.

By BLAIR, Matthew.

Paisley:: Alexander Gardner,, 1904.. First edition.. publisher's red decorated cloth in dust jacket, t.e.g.. Endsheets tanned and with a few spots of foxing; some very scattered and inoffensive foxing to text; a bright, tight, sound copy in a dust jacket with tiny chips at corners.. 4to,. With 15 plates, some in lovely color.


Footlights and Spotlights: Recollections of My Life on the Stage.


Indianapolis:: Bobbs-Merrill,, [1924].. First edition; No. 84 of 500 copies, signed by Otis Skinner with an added inscription by him in 1930. . publisher's cloth-backed boards in dust jacket and slipcase.. Slight bumping at extremities; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with a dust-soiled spine. The slipcase is quite worn and soiled; repaired at joints.. Large 8vo,.


Ladies First: The Story of Woman's Conquest of the British Stage.


London:: W. H. Allen,, 1952.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. Ink date on front free endpaper; otherwise a nice copy in a dust jacket with a few small chips and light use.. 8vo,. Illustrated.


Stage-Land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants.

By JEROME, Jerome K.

London:: Chatto & Windus,, 1892.. Later edition.. original olive wrappers printed in red.. Very good.. 12mo,. Illustrated by J. Bernard Partridge.


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