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Berkeley Square A Play in Three Acts

By: Balderston, John L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37745

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Poor dust jacket. The book is in clean bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a prevoius owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks spots and large chips missing, especially from the spine4 ends and corners. "John L. Balderston (October 22, 1889, in Philadelphia – March 8, 1954, in Los Angeles) was an American playwright and screenwriter best known for his ho... View more info

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John Henry A Play

By: Bradford, Roark (with Music by Jacques Wolfe and Sets by Albert Johnson)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1939

Edition: 1st Illustrated Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37728

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; THis book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The linen covered boards have several spots of foxing, especially by the spine joints and some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with monochrome depictions of the staging of the play. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown page (Esto B. Broughton). Also included is the cast list, featuring Paul Robeson as John Henry. "Bradford continued t... View more info

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Everywoman Her Pilgrimage in Quest of Love (The Acting Version)

By: Browne, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, H. K. Fly Company: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35205

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; States 1908 but was actually published 1911. The book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and spine joints have some rubbing and generally light wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "Everywoman is a lost 1919 American silent film allegory film directed by George Melford based on a 1911 play Everywoman by Walter Browne. Violet Heming appears as the title character supported by several Paramount character stars." View more info

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Hearts Awake The Pixy: A Play

By: Burr, Amelia Josephine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29786

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a small tear to the front spine joint of the book cover which has some associated wear and nicking. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have noticeable toning. View more info

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When Knighthood Was In Flower Or, the Love Story of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor the King's Sister, and Happening in the Reign of His August Majesty King Henry the Eighth

By: Caskoden, Edwin (Charles Major)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William B. Perkins Publisher: 1907

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33761

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have light bumping, rubbing, edge wear, and small bits of fraying. The lettering on the spine has been almost fully rubbed away and has started rubbing away on the front cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with photographs of the play. This is the Julia Marlowe Edition. "Writing remained an interest of Major, and in 1898, he published his first novel, When Knighthood Was in Flower under the pseudonym Edwin Caskoden.... View more info

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The Green Pastures

By: Cripps, Thomas (edited and with Introduction by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37630

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The Green Pastures is a 1936 American film depicting stories from the Bible as visualized by African-American characters. It starred Rex Ingram (in several roles, including "De Lawd") , Oscar Polk, and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson. It was based on the 1928 novel Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun by Roark Bradford and the 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by M... View more info

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Cherokee Messenger A Play in One Act

By: Davis, Elisabeth Logan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Board of National Missions (Presbyterian Church): 1952

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A35665

Condition: Very Good-


This is a trade sized paperback with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers of the book have toning and some light edge wear, along with one crease to the top front corner. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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The Havana Inquiry A Self-Portrait of the Counter-Revolution

By: Enzensberger, Hans Magnus (translated by Peter Mayer with An Introduction by Martin Duberman)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1974

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37193

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears, along with spots of rubbing and a couple of small chips missing. "Hans Magnus Enzensberger (born 11 November 1929 in Kaufbeuren) is a German author, poet, translator and editor. He has also written under the pseudonym Andreas Thalmayr...Enzensberger has a sarcastic, ironic tone in many of his poems. Fo... View more info

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An Experience of Critics and the Approach to Dramatic Criticism

By: Fry, Christopher, et al. (with a Prologue by Alec Guiness)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1953

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31950

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The book is illustrated throughout with drawings by Ronald Searle. "To ask an actor to write a few words, by way of preface, on dramatic critics is like asking oil to make a comment on vinegar. I must hasten to add that you will find very little vinegar in this charming book. You will find, on the contrary, such charity, such affability and good sense that naturally you will ask yourself Why? How has this come ... View more info

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Game of Fools A Play (of those fools, by those fools, and for those fools, who stubbornly refuse to perish from this earth)

By: Fugate, James (Barr)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, One, Incorporated: 1955

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29474

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Limited to 2000 copies - this is number 1622. The book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there is some generalized toning to the endpapers. Laid in is a flier for the purchase of the book. The dust jacket has edge wear, several tears, rubbing, toning and tidemarking, especially to the rear cover and flap. "Contrary to the statements of learned men on the subject, I do not believe the homosexual who tries to defend his state guaranteed rights or his beh... View more info

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The Seesaw Log A Chronicle of the Stage Production...of Two for the Seesaw

By: Gibson, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1959

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: A35774

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are a couple of small spots of discoloration to the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and smallish chips missing. "William Gibson (November 13, 1914 – November 25, 2008) was an American playwright and novelist. He won the Tony Award for Best Play for The Miracle Worker in 1959, which he later adapted f... View more info

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The Complete Works Of Shakespeare (This Volume Contains the Comedies)

By: Halliwell, James Orchard (Historical Introduction by) , Shakespeare

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Tallis Willoughby & Co: 1860

Seller ID: A39410

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; Circa 1860. This is an oversized hardback book. Three quarters leather with brown leather spine and corners and marbled paper covered boards The book is in Very Good- condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have rubbing, wear, bumping and edge tearing. The text pages are generally clean. The endpapers are marbled and the text has been illustrated with steel cut engravings. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front free page. This copy includes the Comedies: The Tempest, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for Measure, Measure f... View more info

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Cornered Poets A Book of Dramatic Dialogues

By: Houseman, Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith: 1929

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30620

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the accompanying dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has noticeable fading and there is some beginning edge wear and fraying to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear pastedown page has three small ink stamped stars and some tape remnants. Illustrated with black and white illustrations throughout. "The particular corners in which these poets find themselves are not those, at Westminster and elsewhere, provided by a grateful posteri... View more info

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Unheard Melody

By: Kincheloe, Clarence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30101

Condition: Good+


Circa 1960. This mysterious little book is in Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This is a paperback book. The book is in generally clean condition. The book cover hvae some edge wear, rubbing to the spine joints. The bottom rear cover has some nibbling by some rodent and the rear spine joint has a water spot which has discolored. The text pages have noticeable toning, but are otherwise mostly clean. The title page has water marking. Published sometime in the 1960's (approximately) , little is known of the author Clarence L. Kincheloe but much is known of the subject of the ... View more info

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Fenris the Wolf A Tragedy

By: Mackaye, Percy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32258

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and lacks a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book and some beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. "MacKaye was born in New York City, New York. After graduating from Harvard in 1897, he traveled in Europe for three years, residing in Rome, Switzerland and London, studying at the University of Leipzig in 1899–1900. He returned to New York City to teach at a private school until 1904, when he joined a colony of a... View more info

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George Bernard Shaw His Plays

By: Mencken, Henry L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, John W. Luce & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29589

Condition: Very Good+


This is the author's first book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is wear, rubbing and fraying to both top and bottom spine ends. The paper label on the spine has noticeable toning. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has a large bookplate of George H. Schmitter adhered to the rear pastedown page. "This is a little handbook for the reading tables of Americans interested enough in the drama of the day to have some curiosity regarding the plays of George Bernard... View more info

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After the Fall A Play in Two Acts

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33088

ISBN: 0670109037

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some light, but noticeable toning. The dust jacket is clean and mostly bright, but does have some toning to the spine, spine joints and edges of the front and rear panels. "Commissioned for the opening production of the new Lincoln Center Repertory Company, After the Fall, a major work, is Arthur Miller's first full-length play since A View from the Bridge was produced on Broadway six years befo... View more info

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The Modern Speaker Or Complete Manual Of Elocution Being a Choice Treasury of New and Popular Recitations, Readings, Dialogues, Original and Adapted Comedies, Tableaux, Etc.

By: Northrop, Henry Davenport (compiler and editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. H. Moore Company: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37798

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. There is one small nick / frayed spot to the bottom spine end of the book cover. The covers have spots of ground-in dirt and one spot of fading to the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs of people in dramatic poses. "In Western classical rhetoric, elocution was one of the five core discipl... View more info

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The Lion Of The West A Farce in Two Acts

By: Paulding, James Kirke (edited and with An Introduction by James N. Tidwell)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36148

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear endpaper has several tiny spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge wear, nicks, tears, small chips missing and general wear and tear. "In the decade before Washington Irving and James Fenimore Cooper achieved popular success, Paulding experimented in every genre in an effort to forge a new American lite... View more info

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Hair The American Tribal Love Rock Musical

By: Playgoer Publications, Inc.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Playgoer Publications, Inc.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36358

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is the play program for the First westcoast production of Hair following the Broadway production six months earlier. This is a trade sized booklet with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends, spine joints and corners of the covers have rubbing and light creasing. The text pages are clean and bright, though slightly toned. This production included Ben Vereen and Tom Smothers in the cast. The booklet includes black and white photos of the main castmembers, advertising th... View more info