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Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play
1 Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play

Rochester, NY Rochester Folk Art Guild Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps, string bound, with brown frog prince illustration and brown lettering on cover. No chipping or creasing, very slight wear to edges. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. A children's marionette play dramatized from an old Chinese tale and silk-screened by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, with color cut-out figures (all bright and intact) bound in. 7" x 9-1/2". Play. 016652

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Game They Play, Adams, Guy
2 The Game They Play
Adams, Guy
London Hutchinson & Co. 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of light bumping to spine ends, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and endpapers are clean; no names, writing or marks. Very small spot to bottom page edges. 224 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped ( price has line through it with new price penned above). A few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Scarce book. 5" x 7-1/2". Fiction. 017208

Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Tiny Alice: A Play
Albee, Edward
New York Atheneum 1965 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Clean red boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square, pages clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Play. WARD00841

Price: 10.00 USD
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Play It Again, Sam, Allen, Woody
4 Play It Again, Sam
Allen, Woody
New York Random House 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded red boards with blind-stamped Random House logo on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with slight yellowing to pages as is common in this book. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates, one tiny pen mark to upper right corner of front free endpaper (tiny E). 95 pgs. Black & white frontis photo with Woody Allen and Jerry Lacy portraying Allan Felix and Bogart. Unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with a few brown spots (foxing) along flap fold edges and more faintly, to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016570

Price: 200.00 USD
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Everyday Play for Children, Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
5 Everyday Play for Children
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
Chicago M. A. Donohue 1916 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with yellow, black and white illustration on cover, black and white lettering on cover; black lettering and yellow, black and white illustration of child on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated end papers (very small sticker residue near top of front free endpaper). Charming illustration on copyright page, illustrations at chapter headings. 212 pages. 022782

Price: 25.00 USD
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Games Dogs Play, Baker, Stephen
6 Games Dogs Play
Baker, Stephen
McGraw-Hill 1979 0070034516 / 9780070034518 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Roy McKie, Illustrator 
First Edition (full number line) in original dust jacket. Very clean blue-white boards with turquoise blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with very appealing drawings by Roy McKie. 170 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, curved closed corner tear to back panel corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025291

Price: 15.00 USD
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Blues for Mister Charlies, Baldwin, James
7 Blues for Mister Charlies
Baldwin, James
New York Dial Press 1964 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 121 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chips at top and bottom of spine, slight edge wear, short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Play. 013904

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J. M.
8 The Little Minister
Barrie, J. M.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith 1891 Photoplay edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith, New York, 1891. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with elaborate gold thistle decoration on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear at one base corner, Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Two title pages, one for Thomas Y. Crowell in red and black and one for Street & Smith. Frontispiece photo illustration from the play with clean tissue-guard; additional black and white plates from the play throughout. 311 pages. 026565

Price: 32.00 USD
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9 Hotel Universe: A Play
Barry, Philip
Samuel French, Inc. 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, hint of fading at board edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. 166 pgs. 8vo. Play. 008245

Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Karen Borneman; Lynggaard & Co. (Two Plays By Hjalmar Bergstrom)
Bergstrom, Hjalmar
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1913 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to spine (lettering still legible). Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Very neatly penned previous owner inscription from 1916 (in Danish) on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 255 pgs. 8vo. Play. 008118

Price: 20.00 USD
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Play, Games and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll, Blake, Kathleen
11 Play, Games and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll
Blake, Kathleen
Ithaca, NY/London Cornell University Press 1974 0 8014 0834 2 / 9780801408342 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, with two faint water spots on spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The importance of games in Victorian life, and how games give form to Lewis Carroll's stories. 8vo. Literature. 009138

Price: 15.00 USD
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12 The Recreations of a Country Parson
Boyd, Andrew
Boston Ticknor and Fields 1861 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black pebbly cloth boards with stamped decoration on cover, bright stamped gilt lettering on spine. One tiny pin-head size spot of wear to lower rear spine corner. No fading, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. 1861 in Roman Numerals on title page. Second book in a three volume series. Clean dark brown endpapers (small circular previous owner blind stamped embossment to lower corner of front free endpaper). Gilt top page edges. 444 pgs. Philosophical thoughts on work and play, country houses and country life, hurry, worries and growing old. 8vo. Philosophy. 016034

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title, Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
13 A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title
Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
New York J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red ribbed cloth boards with decorated cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, no fraying. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 189 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the play. (8 black and white plates, including frontispiece). 020503

Price: 20.00 USD
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What Men Live By, Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
14 What Men Live By
Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1914 Leather_bound Very Good+ 
"Published January 1914" on copyright page. Clean brown leather boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. A few very light scuffs to spine, tiny closed tear (1/4") at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to outside edges of front and rear free endpaper from leather contact, otherwise clean, no foxing or marks. 341 pp. Author writes on the roles work, play, love and worship in the happiness of humanity. 021011

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
15 The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Grosset & Dunlap Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; hint of slightest fading to lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean, illustrated endpapers (illustrated with stills from United Artists film). 506 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, short closed tear and tiny chip at lower spine edge, a few additional tiny closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Artist, fighter, troubadour, lover, pet of popes and kings, Benvenuto Cellini, the Firebrand of the renaissance, stands out as one of the most colorful figures in all history. Made into a comedy film titled "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) starring Fay Wray, Frank Morgan and Lucille Ball (a Lady-in-Waiting). 8vo. Biography. 015624

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Housekeeper's Daughter, Clarke, Donald Henderson
16 The Housekeeper's Daughter
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1943 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red boards with gray lettering on cover and spine. Very narrow line of fading at top edge of boards and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Hint of tanning to pages (much less than usual with Triangle Books). 307 pgs. Clean dustjacket has hint of fading, one tiny shallow chip at top of rear panel, a few very short closed edge tears. Cover of jacket is illustrated with still from the motion picture. 8vo. Fiction. 013818

Price: 15.00 USD
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La Boheme, Coolidge-Rask, Marie
17 La Boheme
Coolidge-Rask, Marie
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Good Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original jacket. Blue ribbed cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Some light water stains to bottom front board edge, rear board edge, otherwise clean. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 342 pgs. Illustrated with stills from the movie starring Lillian Gish. Color illustrated dustjacket featuring portrait of Lillian Gish seated on stairwell has shallow chipping at top spine edge, very small chips at corners, rear panel has 1" closed edge tear, light soiling (a few pen scribbles and faint water stain to bottom edge). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very attractive and solid copy of book and dustjacket in spite of flaws. 017564

Price: 25.00 USD
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Steele of the Royal Mounted, Curwood, James Oliver
18 Steele of the Royal Mounted
Curwood, James Oliver
New York A. L. Burt Photoplay Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Photoplay edition in clean bright original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 397 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the motion picture. Clean unchipped dustjacket has slight surface wear to two corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy. 019388

Price: 40.00 USD
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Deep are the Roots, d'Usseau, Arnaud and James Gow
19 Deep are the Roots
d'Usseau, Arnaud and James Gow
New York Charles Scribner 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with white and black unchipped stamped lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper, with small circular red sticker from "The Dramatic Publishing Co. - Chicago" in upper right corner of front free endpaper. Dustjacket featuring photo from the play is clean, not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom spine edges, wear at front spine fold, hint of rubbing. Photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most successful and controversial plays of the era, about an African American war hero returning to his Southern U.S. town. 020374

Price: 30.00 USD
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Bobby and Betty at Play, Dopp, Katharine Elizabeth
20 Bobby and Betty at Play
Dopp, Katharine Elizabeth
Rand McNally & Co. 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Mary Spoor Brand, Theodore B. Hapgood 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding - (signed binding - TBH - Theodore B. Hapgood). Yellow cloth boards with black and red decoration (two children with black chickens, red floral border on left and right side of illustration). No fraying or wear. Very clean - just the slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are exceptionally clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks, except for small children's sticker in upper corner of rear pastedown. Light foxing to half-title page only. Illustrated by Mary Spoor Brand. 157 pages. 024202

Price: 65.00 USD
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