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Auntie Mame (Vanguard Press,1959 1st/3rd Thus w/ Dj) by Dennis, Patrick

Dennis, Patrick. Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade. Vanguard Press 1959 First Edition, Stated Third Printing Thus. "Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!" Used. Not an exlib item. VG/G. DJ is now protected in a mylar wrap. On...

From Mary Riversong


Favorite Tales from Grimm: Promotional Poster by Mayer, Mercer ( Illustrations)

Four Winds Press, 1982. SCARCE publisher's promotional poster SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR Mercer Mayer top right. Near Fine, faint creases, 20" w x 15 1/2"h. Distributed in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1982, well suited for framing. Wi...

From Dale Steffey Books


Death Of A Salesman 50th Anniversary Edition by Miller, Arthur with a New Preface By the Author

New York: Penguin Books, 1999. SIGNED ON THE TITLE PG. BY ARTHUR MILLER, BRIAN DENNEHY, KEVIN ANDERSON, HOWARD WITT, ELIZABETH FRANZ AND TED KOCH. A lovely editon of the classic play published on the occasion of the plays 50th anniversary and the well rec...

From Cinemage Books


How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1952 1st Ed. W/Dj) by Mead, Shepherd

Mead, Shepherd. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, A Dastard's Guide To Fame and Fortune. First Edition, Stated Second Printing Thus, Simon & Schuster, 1952. Comedy. Original source material for the smash Broadway play and film. Used. Good...

From Mary Riversong


Vingt-cinq costumes pour le théatre. [Twenty-five costumes for the theatre] ; Préface par Edmond Jaloux by George Barbier

Paris: Camille Bloch & Jules Meynial, 1927. First Edition. A remarkable collection of elegant theatrical costume designs signed by leading French art deco designer George Barbier (1882-1932). Portrait frontispiece of Barbier by his friend and rival C...

From Rare Illustrated Books


Politien : Drame Romantique Inédit. Présenté et Traduit par H.-R. Woestyn, Suivi de: Les Derniers Moments d'Edgar Poe by Poe, Edgar (Author) / Woestyn, H. R. (Translator)

Paris, France: Paris, Editions Emile - Paul Freres. Very Good. 1926. Limited/Numbered Edition: First Printing. Soft Cover. 011165: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Book is undated but is it indicated that it was printed in 192...




London, printed for E. Law and Son; and G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794.. FOUR VOLUMES, COMPLETE SET 1794. 4th edition corrected. CONTEMPORARY HAND COLOURED SET, 8vo, 220 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5 inches, 65 contemporary hand coloured folding engraved plates, some...

From Roger Middleton


Tristan and Isolde, a Tragedy by Anspacher, Louis K

NY: Brentano's, 1904. Signed first edition, limited to 100 numbered copies, printed on Imperial Japanese Vellum, copy #13. Published NY: Brentano's, 1904. 8vo., 6 1/2" x 9 5/8", 123pp. Bound in cream vellum covered boards with gilt title...

From The Wild Muse


Minnie & Moskowitz by Cassavetes, John

Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. 1st edition. Soft cover. Fine/No Jacket (as issued). Near Fine. 8vo, 120pp (plus plates), printed wrappers. A clean (appears unread, minor cover wear/soil) copy of the softcover edition of this scarce Cassavetes s...

From Philip Smith, Bookseller


Babbitt by Lewis, Sinclair

Used. Good Condition. No DJ included. Maroon boards, Does not state First Edition. "Copyright, 1922, by Harcourt, Brace, and Company, Inc." and with "Printed in the U.S.A. by the Quinn & Boden Company Rahway, N.J." on the copyright page. The second issu...

From Mary Riversong


The Children's Hour (A drama in 3 Acts) by Hellman, Lillian

FIRST EDITION, STATED THIRD PRINTING THUS, ALFRED A. KNOPF, FEBRUARY, 1935. Used. Harvest gold cloth board with brown titling and ornamentation, brown topstain. Basis for the stunning film of the same name. A drama in three acts. The lives of two teachers...

From Mary Riversong


Light of Asia. by Isidore de Lara

The Light of Asia : a sacred legend. La luce dell'Asia (The Light of Asia) (1892, Covent Garden) Isidore De Lara, 1858-1935. B. Mocatta. 1892. London. This forgotten English composer`s first opera. Rarely available vocal score. Stain to back cover and las...

From mytomes


Henrik Ibsen, Samtliche Werke, Volksgabe in Funf Banden by Ibsen, Henrik; edited by Julius Elías and Paul Schlenther

Multivolume set. In German, published in Berlin in 1908. A translation: The Complete Works of Henrik Ibsen, total output in five volumes. It also notes: einzige autorisierte deutsche ausgabe, in other words, Only Authorized German Edition. Minor shelf...

From Turtleman Books


Movie Star Clippings

Hollywood. 1920's 1930's & 1940's A very nice collection of ads, covers & other movie memorabilia. 1) Ziegfeld Girl-ad from trade mag. verso is illus. w. a full color painting of a showgirl by John LaGatta. soft fold. 2) Jean Harlow co...

From Cinemage Books


Actorviews: Intimate Portraits. With Drawings by Gene Markey by Stevens, Ashton

Chicago: Covici-McGee. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt. Spine fade. Front free endpaper signed "Mary Jayne Gold '24", her copy. Hinges starting, but holding. Contents clean, 2 edges deckle. ...

From Alchemy Books


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