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Graham, Martha

By Ross, Nancy Wilson

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1973. xvi, 464 pp. Quarto. With introduction by Nancy Wilson Ross. Facsimiles of notebook pages on endpapers. The notebooks are illustrated with photographs from her performances. VG. In VG dust jacket, a little frayed at the top of the spine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/VG.

$85.00

Camelot

By Lerner, Alan Jay & Loewe, Frederick

New York: Random House, 1961. xiv, 115 pp. First Edition. Gray paper-covered boards, red cloth spine, title gilt, with photograph of Julie Andrews and Richard Burton on the front board. With black and white photos from the original Broadway production with Julie Andrews, Richard Burton and Robert Goulet. Original price of $3.50 on dj flap. VG+ in dust jacket with 1 3/4" tear on the front cover otherwise GVG.. First Edition. VG+/GVG. Hard Cover.

$35.00

The Colonel's Lady : A Sketch in One Act

By Stevens, Ashton; Markey, Gene

Chicago: Dierkes Press, 1948. unpaginated. Colophon: "Hand-set in Kennerly old style type; printed on Cortlea ivory paper; hand-bound. This edition limited to 300 copies, of which 200 are for sale." Introduction by Vincent Starrett. Olive green floral figured paper over boards. Ivory paper label with titles printed in red pasted on front panel. Glue stain on front pastedown.. First Edition, Limited. Very Good.

$30.00

The Best Television Plays - Volume III - including all camera Directions

By William I. Kaufman (NBC-TV)

New York: Merlin Press, 1954. 366 pp. Black and white photographs. Scripts of plays selected for inclusion in this series were published exactly as telecast. Plays included in volume III are: A Seacoast in Bohemia, One in Twelve, Daniel Webster, Johnny Pickup, Ashes in the Wind, The Happy Housewife, and Rescue. Previous owner's name stamped on front pastedown and bottom edge of book.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$20.00

As You Like It. An Annotated Bibliography, 1940-1980

By [Shakespeare, William] Halio, Jay L. and Barbara C. Millard

New York: Garland Publishing, 1985. x, 744 pp, with indices. Green cloth, spine title gilt. "Each bibliography would be as comprehensive as possible, fully annotated, cross-referenced, and thoroughly indexed...complete surveys of current knowledge and critical opinion presented in such a way that the reader could retrieve that information rapidly and easily.". Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$25.00

Contemporary Dramatists

By Vinson, James & Kirkpatrick, D.L.

London: St James Press, 1977. xiii, 1088 pp. New for the second edition is an appendix of playwrights who have died since the 1950's. Among them are: Brendan Behan, Joe Orton, Lorraine Hansberry and John Whiting. Includes appendix and index. Format includes a biography, full bibliography, locations of manuscript collections, and critical studies for more than 300 living [ie alive in 1977] playwrights.. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$25.00

Deadly Triplets.  A Theatre Mystery and Journal
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Deadly Triplets. A Theatre Mystery and Journal

By Kennedy, Adrienne

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1990. xi, 125 pp. Purple cloth, initials on half-title. Pictorial dustjacket has light edge wear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.

$14.50

Hungarian Drama in New York, American Adaptations 1908-1940

By Gergely, Emro Joseph

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1947. 197 pp with index. Red cloth, spine gilt. Gift inscription on ffep else VG+ in GVG dust jacket with light edge wear. . Hard Cover. Very Good+/GVG.

$12.00

Here Comes Harry

By Lewis, Hilda

New York: Criterion Books, 1960. 262 pp. NOT ex-library! Rose cloth with pictorial cover. Dustjacket is not price-clipped, has a little edge wear. VG+/VG+. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by William Stobbs.

$10.00

The Shining Hour: A Play in Three Acts

By Winter, Keith

Garden City, New Jersey: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1934. 156 pp. In 1934 Gladys Cooper made her Broadway debut with Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen in the play. Joan Crawford saw the play and asked L.B. Mayer to buy it for her. The MGM film of the same name came out in 1938. Dust jacket has overall soiling, faded spine and small tears to edges. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good.

$20.00

The Wesker Trilogy; Chicken Soup with Barley - Roots - I'm Talking About Jerusalem

By Wesker, Arnold

New York. No Date: Random House 224 pp. The plays were first presented as a trilogy at the Royal Court Theatre in London in the summer of 1960. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$18.00

The Wallace: A Triumph in Five Acts

By Smith, Sidney Goodsir

Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1960. x, 180 pp. Includes appendix and postscript. The play was presented on a BBC Scottish Service broadcast in November 1959. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada, with his name on the ffep. See our Catalog "Ives, Edward" for more books from his collection. Very slight slant to spine, else near fine. Dustjacket price intact, with minimal fading on spine and 2 closed tears, else VG.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/GVG.

$20.00

A Bicentennial Edition of Thomas Godfrey's The Prince of Parthia, A Tragedy (1765)

By McCarron, Captain William E.

Colorado Springs, Co: United States Air Force Academy, 1976. iv, 140 pp. Contains a critical introduction to Godfrey and his work, and the full text of the play using the 1918 Moses edition as the copy text. Includes appendices, bibliography, and footnotes to the critical introduction. Thomas Godfrey was born in Philadelphia in 1736 and orphaned at the age of 13. Benjamin Franklin was a close associate of his father, and became a mentor as did the painter Benjamin West. After a well-rounded education, Godfrey went on to write poetry and his tragedy, The Prince of Parthia, the first tragic play written by a native-born American, the first published in America, and the first play by an American to be performed professionally. Stapled wrappers yellowing along the edges.. First Edition. Paper Wrappers. Very Good.

$35.00

"I Am Too Many People" Peter Turrini: Playwright, Poet, Essayist

By Landa, Jutta

Riverside, California: Ariadne Press, 1998. 280pp with indices. Red cloth, bookplate on ffep. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$14.50

The White Steed and Coggerers

By Carroll, Paul Vincent

New York: Random House, 1939. 190 pp. Turquoise cloth, winged horse on front panel and title on spine stamped in silver. Frontispiece photograph by Carl Van Vechten. The play was well received by New York critics on its initial run. Dustjacket has a little edge wear, soiling.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/GVG.

$22.50

The House, the City, and the Judge: The Growth of Moral Awareness in the Oresteia

By Kuhns, Richard

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1962. xi, 164 pp. Includes frontispiece, appendex, bibliography and index. Dustjacket frayed and torn at edges, color scraped in spots on both front and back. NF/GVG. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/GVG.

$15.00

The Parallel King Lear, 1608-1623
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The Parallel King Lear, 1608-1623

By Warren, Michael

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. xl, 149 pp. A separate publication of Part 1 of The Complete King Lear,1608-1623. Includes photographic facsimiles of the First Quarto (1608), Second Quarto (1619), and the First Folio (1623). Warren's innovation was to present the King Lear texts side by side in workbook format ; the design aids close study of the variant versions. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Folio: 10 1/2" x 14 1/4" .

$100.00

At This Theatre. An Informal History of New York's Legitimate Theatres

By Botto, Louis

New York: Dodd Mead, 1984. xi, 260 pp. Offwhite cloth; profusely illustrated with photos. INSCRIBED by the author. This copy comes with 25 of At This Theatre pages for various theaters from Playbill Magazine (loose).. Signed by Artist. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+.

$25.00

Four Comedies From the Life of George Emery Blum

By Geddes, Virgil

Brookfield, Conn: Brookfield Players, 1934. 166 pp. Includes: In the Tradition, I Have Seen Myself Before, The Drink in the Body, By the Soul You May Bury. Green cloth; light sunning to spine and bottom edges of boards. Yellow dustjacket has lightly sunned spine and tattered edges but is complete and clean. VG/Good. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$20.00

Robert Munford: America's First Comic Dramatist

By Baine, Rodney M

Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1967. x, 132 pp. With notes, bibliography, index. Green cloth, spine title gilt. Price-intact dustjacket has closed tear at top edge, underlining on rear flap, light soiling. Signed by the author on title page.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good+.

$25.00

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