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DESIGNS OF THE STAGE SETTINGS FOR W. A. MOZART'S MAGIC FLUTE - SALZBURG FESTIVAL 1955/56

by Oskar Kokoschka

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Published
1955
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good+, wraps (softcover)
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Salzburg: Verlag Galerie Welz, 1955. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. 64pp.
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BILL TRUETELL: A STORY OF THEATRICAL LIFE

by Brennan, George H.

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Published
1909
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good++, decorated tan cloth (hardcover) lacks FFEP
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$8.50

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Chicago, IL: A. C. McClurg & Co, 1909. HC. good++, decorated tan cloth (hardcover) lacks FFEP. James Montgomery Flagg ill.. Nice clean and tight copy. 282pp.
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AMERICAN OPERETTA FROM H.M.S. PINAFORE TO SWEENEY TODD

by Bordman, Gerald

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Published
1981
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very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0195028694206
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$5.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. HC. very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0195028694 206pp.
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BRAVURA! LUCIA CHASE & THE AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

by Ewing, Alex C.

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Published
2009
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fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)
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Gainesville, FL: Univ. Press of Florida, 2009. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 9780813033761 339pp.
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STAGE ANTIQUITIES OF THE GREEKS AND ROMANS AND THEIR INFLUENCE

by Allen, James Turney

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Published
1927
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very good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) no dustjacket
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$7.00

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New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1927. HC. very good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) no dustjacket. B&W illustrations. 206pp.
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DESIGN IN THE THEATRE - SPECIAL WINTER NUMBER OF "THE STUDIO," 1927-8

by Sheringham, George and Laver, James (commentary by); Craig, E. Gordon; Cochran, Charles B; Playfair, Nigel (contributions by)

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Published
1927
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) light stain boards
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London: The Studio, Limited, 1927. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) light stain boards. 120 plates follow text. NOTE - there is some old dampstaining to the red cloth boards not seen under the dustjacket, and not affecting the book block. 31pp text.
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THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MUSICAL THEATER

by Ewen, David

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Published
1961
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good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) w/ review slip
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$6.00

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Philadelphia, PA: Chilton Company, 1961. HC. good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) w/ review slip. Here is a rich and eventful panorama of musical entertainment in this country. We are introduced to the earliest forms of indigenous musical theater-the burlesque and the minstrel show. We see the birth of American comic opera and American operetta and are shown how… Read more
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THE EMINENT TRAGEDIAN: WILLIAM CHARLES MACREADY

by Downer, Alan S.

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Published
1966
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very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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Cambridge, MA: Harvary University Press, 1966. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 392pp.
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QUICKSILVER - A NOVEL OF THE THEATER -- [Salesman's Sample]

by Davis, Fitzroy [Salesman's Dummy Sample]

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Published
1941
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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$65.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). NOTE -- THIS IS THE SALEMAN'S SAMPLE BOOK with a second dustjacket affixed to the front paste down to fold-out; contents lists chapters and page numbers are simply 000, and this is followed by the first four pages of Chapter I. UNIQUE ! 4pp. … Read more
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THE DISAPPOINTMENT OR, THE FORCE OF CREDULITY - A CRITICAL EDITION OF THE FIRST AMERICAN DRAMA

by Barton, Andrew (Pseudonym of Thomas Forrest) (edited and annotated by David Mays)

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Published
1976
Condition
fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780813005621
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$10.00

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Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1976. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0813005620 In April 1767 the American Company of Comedians announced the forthcoming production of a new comic opera by Andrew Barton in its new theater near Philadelphia. Two days before it opened, the Pennsylvania Gazette annouced its cancellation, describing the play as "unfit… Read more
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MEDIEVAL ENGLISH DRAMA: ESSAYS CRITICAL AND CONTEXTUAL

by Taylor, Jerome and Nelson, Alan H. (edited by)

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Published
1972
Condition
very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780226791463
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$5.00

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Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1972. HC. very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0226791467 This collection of essays takes the first crucial steps toward dealing with the varieties of medieval ritual and drama in their own terms. 351pp.
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A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH COMMONWEALTH DRAMA - Original First Edition

by Rollins, Hyder E.

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Published
1921
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very good, wraps (softcover)
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$8.50

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Chapel Hill, NC, 1921. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). A history of the ballad. The author has printed in full most of the documents he cites. 67pp.
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THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN THEATRE

by Marshall, Herbert (introduction by Harold Clurman)

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Published
1977
Condition
good+ w/very lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780517520208
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$8.00

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1977. HC. good+ w/very lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0517520206 In pictures and text, this unique book covers the history of the Russian theatre from its early beginnings in the Middle Ages, when there were traveling clowns and buffoons, to today's censure-defying dramas. 208pp.
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THEATREGOER'S LONDON

by Macqueen-Pope, W.

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Published
1959
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good+, wraps (softcover)
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London: London Transport, 1959. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). 121pp.
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SIGNOR FARANTA'S IRON THEATRE

by Cruise, Boyd and Harton, Merle

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Published
1982
Condition
very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780917860133
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New Orleans, LA: Historic New Orleans Coll, 1982. HC. very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0917860136 Signor Faranta (the pseudonym of contortionist and showman Frederick William Stempel) began his career in New Orleans in 1883 with a borrowed tent, borrowed money, and much ingenuity; he became the owner of one of the most successful variety… Read more
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THE LIFE OF AN ACTOR

by Egan, Pierce

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Published
1892
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very good+, rebound in red cloth (hardcover) one plate torn
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London: Pickering and Chatto, 1892. HC. very good+, rebound in red cloth (hardcover) one plate torn. 27 hand-colored plates. NOTE - ONE PLATE IS TORN and REBOUND IN RED CLOTH -- "The Poetical Descriptions by T. Greenwood." Embellished with twenty-seven characteristic scenes (hand-colored) etched by Theodore Lane. 257pp.
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MODERN PLAYWRIGHTS AT WORK: VOLUME I.

by Miller, J. William

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Published
1968
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good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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New York: Samuel French, Inc, 1968. HC. good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover). Chapters on: Henrik Isben; August Strindberg; Anton Chekhov; Bernard Shaw; John Galsworth; Luigi Pirandello; Eugene O'Neill; and, Tennessee Williams as revealed in personal letters, interviews, speeches, note-books, work, and the testimony of representative critics and biographers as well as friends, family and employees. 576pp.
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THE EARLY MIDDLE CLASS DRAMA (1696-1774)

by Nolte, Fred O.

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Published
1935
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very good+, red cloth (hardcover)
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Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Press, Inc, 1935. HC. very good+, red cloth (hardcover). Establishes a historical and particularly a critical fixation of the early middle class drama in England, France, and Germany. 213pp.
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THEATER OF SOLITUDE: THE DRAMA OF ALFRED DE MUSSET

by Sices, David

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Published
1974
Condition
very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780874510836
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$6.00

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Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England, 1974. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 087451083X This book is a biographical, historical, and analytic introduction to Musset's artistic development as a playwright and to his place in the context of the European literary scene. 268pp.
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BORN ON BROADWAY

by Osborne, Richard

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Published
1980
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good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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Burlingame, CA: Bock Publishing, 1980. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Dick tells it like it was...show business in New York! 153pp, index.
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