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The Magic Curtain

Langner, Lawrence

  • Edition: Nice copy, no dust jacket. First edition
  • Book condition: No Jacket Present
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Lawrence Langner (May 30, 1890 – 1962) was a playwright, author, and producer who also pursued a career as a patent attorney. Born near Swansea, South Wales and working most of his life in the United States, he started his career as one of the founders of the Washington Square Players troupe in 1914. In 1919 he founded the Theatre Guild, where he supervised over 200 productions. He was also founder and Chairman of the American Shakespeare Festival, and with his wife, Armina Marshall, he created and operated the Westport Country Playhouse. Besides theatre, Lawrence Langner wrote several books, including an autobiography, titled The Magic Curtain. He was awarded the 1958 Tony Award for best play production (together with his wife and partners, Theresa Helburn and Dore Schary) for Sunrise at Campobello. (Wikepedia) Numerous photos, early Katherine Hepburn and many others. 8vo, 498 pp. No dust jacket, some sunning to the spine. Stated First edition.

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  • Edition: A very rare publication about the head of the National Swiss lib
  • Book condition: Fine
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No copies of this small but nicely bound book are found for sale. OCLC only shows five libraries worldwide having copies of this book. Signed by the Author, Pierre Bourgeois to Milton Lord, who became the Boston Public Library head. written in French and in near perfect as printed and bound condition. Some slight toning and sunnint along the cloth spine on the front board with some minor bumps. Otherwise, interior is clean, bright and in excellent condition. A very rare publication about the head of the National Swiss library and his life.  OCLC is as follows:Title: Marcel Godet, Directeur de la Biliothèque Nationale Suisse /Author(s): Bourgeois, Pierre. Publication: Neuchâtel,Year: 1954Description: 23 S.Language: French SUBJECT(S) Named Person: Godet, Marcel. Note(s): Aus: Musée neuchâtelois ; 1954.Responsibility: Pierre Bourgeois.Document Type: BookEntry: 20030429Update: 20100406Accession No: OCLC: 248854755MILTON E. LORDDirector of LibrariesSeptember 1930 – January 1932Milton Lord began a career in ... Read more

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  • Edition: Good condition, near fine with slipcase, reproduction of master
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London: Phaidon Press. Near Fine. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean blue vinyl decorated with gilt. Text is tight, clean & intact. Reproduction of a Dutch Book of Hours produced in the late-fifteenth century, the reproduction of the magnificent illuminated manuscript is in full color. VG+ slip case with signature, only visible at an angle and does not detract from slip cover; a nearly invisible name signed into from of slip case cover. Introduction & Legends by J. J. G. Alexander. Art; George Braziller, New York, 1970. Color Illustrations; 5" - 6" tall; Unpaginated pages.

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  • Edition: Numbered Page count: Cantata 1, 9 pages Cantata 2, 9 pages C
  • Book condition: Detached
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Very rare first edition copy of The May Queen by Alfred Tennyson and William R. Dempster. 13 by 9-7/8 inches, no boards and no covers. Retains back blank sheet and first sheet is loose and partially disbound. Some water staining to about 3./4ths of the piece, upper 1/3rd otherwise mostly bright and clean with occaisonal fox spotting to the interior. All three Title pages present. An tragic poem about life and then death. World Cat finds only 15 copies. A rare work. Numbered Page count: Cantata 1, 9 pages Cantata 2, 9 pages Cantata 3, 15 pages The May Queen : cantata in three parts / William R Dempster;  Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron 1845 English Musical Score Musical Score : Printed music : Cantatas 1 score (3 v.) ; 34 cm. Boston (115 Washington St., Boston) : Oliver Ditson, Libraries worldwide that own item: 13 Title:     The May Queen : cantata in three parts / Author(s):     Dempster, William R. 1809-1871.  (William Richardson), Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson,; Baron,; 1809-1892. Publication:   ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1677 is the First Edition, does have the Charles 1 portrait and
  • Book condition: Title page torn with loss of text, occasional spotting, with minor worms periodically, otherwise, tight 19th century rebind of a
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Burnet, Gilbert. (1643-1715) The Memoirs of the Lives and Actions of James and William Dukes of Hamilton and Castleherald, & c. In which an Account is given of the Rise and Progress of the Civil Wars of Scotland with other Great Transactions both in England and Germany, from the Year 1625, to the Year 1652. Together with many Letters, Instructions, and other Papers, Written by King Charles the I. Never before published, all drawn out of, or Copied from the Originals. London, Printed by J. Grover, for R. Royston, Bookseller to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty, 1677. Folio, 12 x 7.5 in. First edition. []3, a6, B-Zz, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Lll4. Contains both portraits where other volumes are lacking. "[Burnet’s] vacations were spent chiefly in Hamilton, where the duchess engaged him in putting in order all the papers relating to her father’s and uncle’s political careers. Lauderdale, who had his own reasons for anxiety as to the light which might be cast upon transactions in which he had himself been engaged, no ... Read more

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  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Book condition: Covers off, spine cover wanting
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This book was presented to: Mrs. Sarah Ann E. Strong, presented by the Author, with his best respects, and high consideration." The front cover is detached and on it is written: Dr. Graham, New York. There is fox throughout but mostly light with some toning as well. It is a rare book. Sarah Ann Strong married a Henry Strong who was a descendent of Caleb Strong, revolutionary war soldier and governor of Massachusetts. Their were a number of persons believed to be 'Junius' a person who wrote public letters to the London newspapers, which published them. John Horne Tooke was one that was considered to be the author of Junius. John Horne Tooke (25 June 1736 – 18 March 1812) was an English politician and philologist.He was born in Newport Street, Long Acre, Westminster, the third son of John Horne, a poulterer in Newport Market. As a youth at Eton College, Tooke described his father to friends as a "turkey merchant". Before Eton, he had been at school in Soho Square, in a Kentish village, and from 1744 to 1746 a ... Read more

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A Mirror for Witches

Gibbings, Robert and Forbes, Esther

  • Edition: First
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Esther Forbes with Illustrations by Robert Gibbings; 8vo, fine book in publisher's housing. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1928. Hardcover. Illustrated by Gibbings, Robert (illustrator). First Edition. The edition is limited to 220 numbered copies, 200 of which are for sale. Signed by Forbes on the limitation page. Parchment backed boards. Printed on Normandy Vellum paper. Very Art Deco design. Exceptional book with wonderful woodcuts by Robert Gibbings. A fine copy in very good black slipcase with one edge partially split and mild smudges.

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  • Edition: First
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Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain. A composite volume. Some exemplars arranged differently. First item ([2], 635-638 p.) includes, with separate t.p.: Anno regni Georgii II Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae & Hiberniae, vicesimo secundo : at the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the tenth day of November Anno Dom. 1747 ... London : Printed by Thomas Baskett ... and by the assigns of Robert Baskett, 1749, London: Printed by the Assigns of R. and Edw. Atkins Esquires. For Thomas Basset at the Sign of the George near Cliffords Inn in Fleetstreet. Small 2vo, 12x 7.75 in. First Edition. [Blank]; 2, [Tittle page, iii]; 7F-5; B-F2; A-I2; K-O2; X-Z2; Aa-Ii2; Kk-Qq2; [Blank]. This copy is bound in full contemporary sheepskin, the pages are crisp but the boards are loose and last section of Epilogue is disbound from major ... Read more

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