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Complete Plays - Gilbert & Sullivan
1 Complete Plays - Gilbert & Sullivan

Garden City Publishing 1938 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with beige title box, gold lettering & decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square. P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 711 pgs. Plays. 000071

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The Way It Was, Aden, Bob
2 The Way It Was
Aden, Bob
Excelsior, MN Old Log Theater 1989 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with brown lettering, photo decorated cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 145 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear, photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the Old Log Theater's early years. 019664

Price: 12.00 USD
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Play It Again, Sam, Allen, Woody
3 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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4 Helen Hayes - First Lady of the American Theatre
Barrow, Kenneth
Doubleday 1985 First Hardbound Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
216 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book. No names or marks. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped. 8 vo.. Biography. 001934

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5 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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6 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

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7 The Curse of the Misbegotten: A Tale of the House of O'Neill
Bowen, Croswell with the Assistance of Shane O'Neill
New York McGraw Hill 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red boards with clean gray cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping; very tiny spot of light wear to one spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket has two very short closed tears, tiny shallow chip at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 016239

Price: 25.00 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
8 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

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Scenery for the Theatre - The organization, processes, materials and techniques used to set the stage, Burris-Meyer, Harold and Edward C. Cole
9 Scenery for the Theatre - The organization, processes, materials and techniques used to set the stage
Burris-Meyer, Harold and Edward C. Cole
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1949 Later printing Fine Fair Jacket 
Later 1949 printing in original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with purple lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (sophisticated custom made bookplate on verso of front free endpaper). Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, color chart for scene painting with clean tissue guard. 473 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean and unclipped but missing 2" piece at base of spine, almost completely separated at rear spine fold, a few additional small chips, nicks and scrapes. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Scenery for the Theatre" is the first technical work in English on the processes, methods and techniques of setting the stage which makes any pretensions to completeness. 024446

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Sixteen Famous British Plays, Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
10 Sixteen Famous British Plays
Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
New York Modern Library 1943 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
Modern Library no. G63 in dust jacket. Complete and Unabridged. Toledano binding no. G4. Gray cloth boards with green title box on spine, green and gold oval torchbearer symbol on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, slight age-toning. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Black top-stained upper text block edges. Introduction by John Mason Brown. 1000 pages. Dust jacket is clean but has edge chipping and closed tears, corner crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Plays include The Corn is Green, Mr. Pim Passes By, The Green Goddess, Outward Bound, The Green Bay Tree, The Importance of Being Earnest, What Every Woman Knows, and MORE. 027162

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The Company of Players, Chapin, Victor
11 The Company of Players
Chapin, Victor
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with decoration (abstract faces) and black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 340 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008918

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Best Plays by Chekhov - The Sea Gull; Uncle Vanya; The Three Sisters; The Cherry Orchard, Chekhov
12 Best Plays by Chekhov - The Sea Gull; Uncle Vanya; The Three Sisters; The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov
New York Modern Library 1950 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 171 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated and with an introduction by Stark Young. 296 pages. Clean dust jacket is unclipped (1.65 on front inside flap), has very tiny chips at spine corners, very slight rubbing. 379 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024067

Price: 15.00 USD
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Deep are the Roots, d'Usseau, Arnaud and James Gow
13 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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All Japan: The Catalogue of Everything Japanese, Dalby, Liza
14 All Japan: The Catalogue of Everything Japanese
Dalby, Liza
New York William Morrow & Co 1984 0688025307 / 9780688025304 First Paperback 
First Quill Edition, first printing with full number line. Very clean large paperback book (10" x 10"). Cover is clean and bright, no chipping, creasing or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Liberally illustrated with photographs and drawings in full color and black and white. 224 pages with index. Written by eight of the world's foremost experts, here is the ultimate guide to everything Japanese, including lifestyle, culture, or its tangible objects. Ranging from topics as diverse as ritual to collectibles, here are the objects of ceramics, theater, design, massage, sushi, transprotation, festivals, sumo wrestling, and even insect collecting. 024771

Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Chief Contemporary Dramatists
Dickinson, Thomas H.
Houghton Mifflin 1915 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
VG Black cloth. Binding is tight, pages are clean.Theater. 000724

Price: 10.00 USD
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Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare, Fields, Bertram
16 Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare
Fields, Bertram
New York ReganBooks - HarperCollins 2005 0060775599 / 9780060775599 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown boards with darker brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 308 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author revisits all the critical facts and unanswered questions regarding the true identity of the author of the magnificent body of poems and plays attributed to William Shakespeare. 027433

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Escape, Galsworthy, John
17 Escape
Galsworthy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1931 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded dark green paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with beautiful old tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 94 pgs. Clean unfaded red dustjacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inner flap), has two very small edge chips, slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A play about an escaped convict. 8vo. Play. 015873

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Balcony (Le Balcon) - A Play in Nine Scenes, Genet, Jean
18 The Balcony (Le Balcon) - A Play in Nine Scenes
Genet, Jean
New York Grove Press 1958 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated by Bernard Frechtman. 118 pages. Dust jacket has slight age-toning, very small edge chip at bottom of front panel (size of a match head), not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Setting is a brothel in the midst of a revolution that has wiped out all the real holders of power except the Chief of Police, who now enlists the regular customers to play out the fantasy roles that destiny has denied them. In a series of macabre, climactic scenes, the playwright develops his mocking view of man and society. 027322

Price: 95.00 USD
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More in Sorrow, Gibbs, Wolcott
19 More in Sorrow
Gibbs, Wolcott
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with turquoise and silver lettering. Cloth boards are clean with some fading to spine and edges. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. Tiny date written in upper corner of rear fixed endpaper. 308 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, with price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Wolcott Gibbs wrote for the New Yorker Magazine for over 30 years, producing incomparable parodies, profiles, short stories and theater reviews. This book is a selection of 35 memorable pieces. 6" x 8-1/2". Humor. 017396

Price: 45.00 USD
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Damion's Daughter, Gilbert, Edwin
20 Damion's Daughter
Gilbert, Edwin
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean golden brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 308 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, faint water stain to rear corner, v-shaped 1" deep chip at base of rear panel, a few additional very small edge chips. Author's photo by Lotte Jacobi on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the human drama behind the facade of a New York Theatre. 018245

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