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Set of Four Song Books: Love, Cowboy, Dance, Community, 1930

Set of Four Song Books: Love, Cowboy, Dance, Community, 1930

by Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest of Cowboy Songs, 1935; Treasure Chest of Songs We Love, 1936; Treasure Chest Community Songster, 1936; Treasure Chest of Dances Old and New, 1937.***Please see photos for contents of each music book***
Condition: Personal copies in good condition as shown. Please review photos and ask for more if necessary to make your best buying decision!
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$99.75
The First 20 Years of Monty Python

The First 20 Years of Monty Python

by Kim "Howard" Johnson

Kim "Howard" Johnson.The First 20 years of Monty Python. Illustrated with photographs. St. Martins Press, NY, Used. Softcover. VG Condition. 269 pages. 8 ½ X11.
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$44.95$26.97
Introduction to Cherotic Magic (Original flyer advertising "personalized journey sessions" with Frank Moore, 1989)

Introduction to Cherotic Magic (Original flyer advertising "personalized journey sessions" with Frank Moore, 1989)

by Frank Moore

N.p.: N.p., 1989. Vintage flyer, advertising "6 two-hour personal sessions," with performance artist and author Frank Moore, 1989. An appropriately psychedelic flyer advertising personal sessions "guided by the nationally known shamanistic teacher, author and performer Frank Moore," "for warriors who want to go into the taboo areas, to push beyond where it is comfortable and safe, to explore and build a large zone of safeness. Open to people who want growth and change both for themselves and society."... Read more about this item
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$150.00
Hundert Jahre Hamburger Stadt-Theater. Hrsg. von der Hamburger Stadt-Theater-Gesellschaft.

Hundert Jahre Hamburger Stadt-Theater. Hrsg. von der Hamburger Stadt-Theater-Gesellschaft.

by Chevalley, Heinrich

Hamburg, Broschek, 1927. . Möller/Tecke I, 4296. - Die Entwicklung des Hamburger Stadt-Theaters in den ersten Jahrzehnten nach seinem Bau (1827-1873); Pollini; Franz Bittong-Max Bachr; Hans Loewenfeld; Intermezzo Wymetal; Die Gegenwart. Mit Anmerkungen, Quellenverzeichnis u. Personenregister.- Die Porträtafeln in braungetöntem Tiefdruck, die abgebildeten Theaterzettel in Hochdrucktechnik. - Geringe Gebrauchssp. Ordentliches Exemplar
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$21.58
Uncle Tad Baker's Loon Show Presents 'The Championship of Disgust!' (Original poster from the 1990 performance, San Francisco)

Uncle Tad Baker's Loon Show Presents 'The Championship of Disgust!' (Original poster from the 1990 performance, San Francisco)

by [San Francisco] [Flyers] [Theatre] [Comedy] Tad Baker (director, writer, starring); Myron the Moron, Al Starr, Brian Holtzman, Ken Scott, Bianca, Lance Parish, Dave Lomman, Kevin MacDungle (starring)

San Francisco: N.p., 1990. Vintage Tad Baker's Loon Show Presents 'The Championship of Disgust!' poster, from the 1990 performance at San Francisco's Ye Rose and Thistle, 9:31 pm, Friday, April 27, 1990. A cross between sketch comedy and performance art, Uncle Tad Baker's Loon Show was an improvised and outrageous comedy show intent on offending and irritating an audience armed with tomatoes. As advertised on the poster on offer here, "The only show in the world where the audience is the judge .. and... Read more about this item
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$75.00
Terry Fox (First Edition)

Terry Fox (First Edition)

by [Terry Fox] Brenda Richardson

Berkeley: University Art Museum, 1973. First Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Published in conjunction with a 1973 exhibition of Terry Fox's work at the University Art Museum in Berkeley. Near Fine in wrappers.
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$45.00
Blue Peter Special Assignment: Venice and Brussels

Blue Peter Special Assignment: Venice and Brussels

by Barnes, Edward & Dorothy Smith

London UK: Pan Books, 1974. A Piccolo Original Edition. Illustrated with 14 color photographs and B&W drawings by Sara Silcock. Pages [92 plus 3 pgs publisher ads] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square, light age tanning. Covers mostly clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear. Based on the Blue Peter Special Assignment program on BBC television. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free... Read more about this item
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$5.00
How to Become a Magician for Fun and Profit

How to Become a Magician for Fun and Profit

by Graham. Walter B

Self Published Book. Good. Hardcover. Hard Cover. cloth has split at front spine ditch, but not affected the integrity of the book, which is still tight, bright, clean and square. Self-published First Edition; no date.
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$15.00
BE MY BABY.

BE MY BABY.

by Spector, Ronnie. & Waldron, Vince

Macmillan 1991.. Pages tanned, minor insect attrition along bottom edge else a VG copy in matching dustwrapper (some wear, spine fading, no chips, loss, or tears).. Blue cloth boards. 312pp illustrated 8vo. Autobiography of Ronnie Bennett, lead singer of the Ronettes ("Baby I Love You", "Walking In The Rain", "Be My Baby"). Married to Phil Spector of the famous "wall of sound" they tour supporting the Beatles, and are in turn supported by the Rolling Stones.
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$18.90
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DANCE AND BALLET.

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DANCE AND BALLET.

by Clarke, Mary. & Vaughan, David. (Eds)

Peerage Books (1977).. A VG+ copy in matching VG dustwrapper (spine fading, no chips, tears, or loss).. Printed maroon cloth boards.illustrated 4to. Alphabetically organised, well illustrated. Nice gift for young person interested in the performimg arts.
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$18.90
Eldridge "The House That Helps": Plays & Entertainments 1937 + 1938

Eldridge "The House That Helps": Plays & Entertainments 1937 + 1938

Eldridge Entertainment House, Inc Pages browning but clean, unmarked, staple binding sound, slight bow. Covers mostly clean, spine and extremities with a little general wear, a one inch tear at front. Includes the order blank and envelope. A catalogue of royalty and non-royalty plays which could be ordered under different payment plans. The company also sold entertainment guide books, books of readings for High School and Adults, Dialog and Recitation books for children, drills and folk dances, novelty... Read more about this item
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$8.00
Symptoms of Withdrawal: A Memoir of Snapshots and Redemption

Symptoms of Withdrawal: A Memoir of Snapshots and Redemption

by Lawford, Christopher Kennedy

Doubleday Large Print Home Library, 2005. Dust jacket clean, crisp, colors bright, minor display indications. Pages [710] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. No remainder marks. Illustrated with two 16-page sections of B&W photographs. Black boards, clean, bright gilt lettering. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities... Read more about this item
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$9.50
Rollin' and Tumblin' : The Postwar Blues Guitarists

Rollin' and Tumblin' : The Postwar Blues Guitarists

by Obrecht, Jas [editor]

Miller Freeman Books / United News & Media Publications, 2000. Complete number line [1 - 5] at copyright page. Pages [453 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. No remainder marks. Covers clean, colors bright, no reading creases at spine, minimal display indications. Illustrated throughout with B&W photographs. Small specks at rear and exterior are part of the design. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed... Read more about this item
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$14.49
Playbill May 2001, Volume 117, Number 5

Playbill May 2001, Volume 117, Number 5

by Samelson, Judy; Editor

NY: Playbill Incorporated, 2001 66pp. Spine edges of wraps have many small creases. Wraps have scuffs and scratches. Fore edge of front wrap has small surface tears. Lower tip of rear wrap has small creases. Text is unmarked. . First Printing. Paperback. Good Plus. Magazine.
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$14.95
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Genius! Series)

Mikhail Baryshnikov (Genius! Series)

by Glassman, Bruce

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Silver Burdett Press / Simon & Schuster, 1990. Illustrated with one 8-page section of color photographs and throughout with B&W images . Pages [128 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Pictorial boards, clean colors bright, one small area at back with surface abrasion [PO's label removal?]. Ex-libri copy but very clean and only a few ex-libri markings. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every... Read more about this item
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$8.00
Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey: The Official Backstage Pass to the Set, the Actors and the Drama

Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey: The Official Backstage Pass to the Set, the Actors and the Drama

by Rowley, Emma

St. Martin's Press, 2013. Features never-before-seen photos and exclusive information from all four seasons. No emainder marks. Complete number line [1 - 10] at copyright page. Pages [288] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. Cream boards, clean, blue foil lettering. NON price-clipped dust jacket [$ 29.99], clean, crisp, colors bright, minor edge wear; one short crease and edge tear at rear. Downton Abbey themed book marker laid in. Media Mail,... Read more about this item
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$12.50
An English-Chinese Dictionary of The Theatre

An English-Chinese Dictionary of The Theatre

by N/A

1990 1158pp. Former owner notations on front endpaper in ink. Large portion of dust jacket has a surface tear on the inside, much of which is affixed to the paint on front board. Boards have small light stains. Jacket has light creases along the edges. Inside spine panel has ink bleed at the spine head from the paint panel for the spine titling. 7220008422. Hardcover. Good Minus/Good Minus Jacket.
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$99.95
Two Screenplays (The Blood of a Poet & The Testament of Orpheus)

Two Screenplays (The Blood of a Poet & The Testament of Orpheus)

by Jean Cocteau

New York: Orion Press, 1968 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. VG in VG DJ; DJ suntanned on spine & edges, o/w clean & tight.
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$15.00
Shakespeare and the Film

Shakespeare and the Film

by Manvell, Roger

London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd, 1971 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. VG/G; pencil note on ffep; DJ (in Brodart) worn at top edge with small closed tears at top of spine, spine lightly sunfaded.
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$25.00
Original poster for a performance by Vivi Section [ViviSection] at the Artists' Television Access, October 13, 1988

Original poster for a performance by Vivi Section [ViviSection] at the Artists' Television Access, October 13, 1988

by [San Francisco] [Flyers] Vivi Section

San Francisco: Artists' Television Access, 1988. Vintage poster for a performance by Vivi Section at the A.T.A. (Artists' Television Acess), October 13, 1988. Formed in 1986, the ATA is a San Francisco-based, artist-run, non-profit, which promotes underground and experimental art, as well as providing a screening venue for independent films, exhibitions, performances, workshops, and events. 11 x 17 inches. Small pinholes near corners, else Near Fine.
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$150.00
Filmtheater in der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg. Saison 1957/58. (Zusammengestellt u. bearb. in Verbindung mit den Hamburger Film-Theatern unter Red. von Gerd Gregor Kretschmer).

Filmtheater in der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg. Saison 1957/58. (Zusammengestellt u. bearb. in Verbindung mit den Hamburger Film-Theatern unter Red. von Gerd Gregor Kretschmer).

(Hamburg, J. Groot, 1957). . Kurzbeschreibungen von 20 Hamburger KINOs, mit Innenansichten, Bestuhlungsplänen u. Preislisten. - Mit Gebrauchsspuren
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$16.18
Hold On to Let Go (Original hand-colored poster from the premiere of the 1990 play at San Francisco's 1800 Square Ft, 1990)

Hold On to Let Go (Original hand-colored poster from the premiere of the 1990 play at San Francisco's 1800 Square Ft, 1990)

by [San Francisco] [Flyers] [Theatre] Andrew Vermont (playwright)

San Francisco: 1800 Square Ft, 1990. Vintage hand-colored poster from the premiere of the 1990 play, "Hold On to Let Go: A Dumpster Play by ... Moon of the Loon," by playwright Andrew Vermont, at the San Francisco performance venue 1800 Square Ft, at 719 Clementina Street, January 26-28, 1990. 11 x 17 inches. Several small pin holes, else Near Fine.
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$75.00
Letters on Music, To A Lady, First Edition, 1870

Letters on Music, To A Lady, First Edition, 1870

by Ehlert, Louis

Letters on Music, To A Lady. By Louis Ehlert. Translated [from the German] by Fanny Raymond Ritter. Boston: Oliver Ditson and Company. 1870. First Edition.***"Ehlert takes the last compositions of Beethoven as his starting point and then proceeds to the discussion of the works of some more recent composers [in 1870]." From the Preface. A charming look at the German composers reflect not only his interest in their music but in their lives. Very readable with insight and a bit of whimsy added.
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$95.75
Original poster for a benefit performance by Elbows Akimbo at 1015 Folsom, San Francisco, 1989

Original poster for a benefit performance by Elbows Akimbo at 1015 Folsom, San Francisco, 1989

by Elbows Akimbo, The Enormous Ensemble, Nao Bustamante, Paul Benney, Dan Givertz, Maria St. John

San Francisco: 1015 Folsom, 1989. Vintage poster for a benefit performance by Elbows Akimbo, held at 1015 Folsom on Thursday, December 14, 1989, "featuring performances by The Enormous Ensemble, Nao Bustamante, Paul Benney, Dan Givertz, Maria St. John, and more." 1015 Folsom is a popular San Francisco music and performance venue which opened in 1989, previously Das Klub (1985-1989). Elbows Akimbo was an avant-garde performance ensemble in the San Francisco underground scene of the late 1980s through... Read more about this item
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$75.00
West German Filmmakers on Film: Visions and Voices

West German Filmmakers on Film: Visions and Voices

by Rentschler, Eric [editor]

Holmes & Meier, 1988. Dust jacket in new archival mylar, clean, crisp, colors bright, a little edge and display [rubbed] wear. Pages [262 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Black boards, clean, red cloth spine, bright silver lettering, a little shelf wear at extremities [three small dings at edges]. Comprehensive overview of the New German Cinema and its history, which since the 1960s has been marked by crisis and confrontation. Media Mail, Priority & most international... Read more about this item
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$15.00