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Passion and Politics: September to December at The Abbey

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dublin, The Abbey Theatre: 2005

Seller ID: 014898

Condition: Fine


16pp. Illustrated. Features The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (poster graphic on the front cover) starring Andrew Bennett, Des Cave, Ned Dennehy, Sean Kearns, Darragh Kelly, Patrick Moy, Tadgh Murphy, Alan Stanford, Stephen O' Rourke. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Phantom of the Opera Program

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Pantages Theatre: 1990

Seller ID: 007578

Condition: Very Good


31pp. Wraps creased. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Ballou Advertiser, Vol. II, No. 1, April 21, 1874

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashua, NH, Ballou Association: 1874

Seller ID: 1717

Condition: Very Good


4pp. Advertises the play, "Capitola!" and the farce "Never Reckon Your Chickens". Loaded with local advertisements. Two small closed tears. Creased. Includes an unusual ad for early sunglasses. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Haverly's Theatre Program Week Commencing Monday October 23rd, 1882

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Haverly's: 1882

Seller ID: 1718

Condition: Very Good


6pp. The shows mentioned in the program include "Sam'l of Posen", "Cheek" by Roland Reed, but the feature is "Lights O'London" starring George Mordaunt. Fantastic local advertisements including a couple of illustrated ads including Coon & Co.'s Collars and Cuffs with a great woodcut of a raccoon, an amateur photography dealer, Blondine golden hair color, and Mason's Original Challenge Blacking depicting an African American boot black. Some creasing. Printed on a mauve colored paper. Folds. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Pictorial Stage: Twenty-Five Years of Vision and Design at the Shaw Festival

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.p., Shaw Festival Theatre Foundation of Canada: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1906

Condition: Fine


96pp. Illustrated. An exhibition catalogue for the Niagara Historical Society Museum at Niagara on the Lake. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

New International Atlas of the World: War Edition

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Geographical Publishing Co.: 1944

Seller ID: 008643

Condition: Good


224pp. + LXIVpp. 1940 census data. Illustrated. World War Two edition with special maps to that effect in the "Theatre of War" section (which also includes photos in text of American war planes and ships). Hinges cracked. Corners bumped. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall View more info

Shakespeare's Tragedy of Macbeth (Temple Shakespeare)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons: 1916

Edition: First Printing Thus

Seller ID: 023201

Condition: Good


127pp. 1st Printing of the Temple Shakespeare edition. Original full red leather with lettering and decoration stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Finely printed, as is common with the Temple editions. Frontispiece of the Old Swan Theatre. Preface and glossary by Israel Gollancz. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Front hinge starting. Endpapers pastedowns foxed. Binding rubbed at the extremities, surface peeling (two narrow strips) to the back cover, bottom corner on the same creased. View more info

The Gurney Block and Empire Theatre, Syracuse, NY

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Rudolph Bros.: 1911

Seller ID: 011805

Condition: Very Good


Divided back. Used with Syracuse, NY postmark dated 1911 with Franklin one penny stamp cancelled. Rounded corners, as issued. Nice color image with the series number 349. Framed in a more modern wooden picture frame and glass. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall View more info

New Voices in the American Theatre

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, The Modern Library: 1955

Seller ID: 017470

Condition: Very Good


559pp. + 2pp. ads. Original green cloth with black insets and lettering stamped in gilt. Patterned endpapers. Foreword by Brooks Atkinson. One corner rubbed through. Includes Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire", Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman", "William Inge's "Come Back, Little Sheba", George Axelrod's "The Seven Year Itch", Robert Anderson's "Tea and Sympathy" and Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny." Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Theatre World Season 1960-61

By: Blum, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Book Company: 1961

Seller ID: 017058

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Illustrated. Top corners bumped. The spine of the jacket is sunned and has a couple of small closed tears to the edges of the jacket and some scuffing to the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Daniel Blum's Theatre World, 1957-1958, Volume 14

By: Blum, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Books: 1958

Seller ID: 020510

Condition: Good


256pp. Original gray cloth with lettering stamped in black. Illustrated with many b+w stills. Title page photo of Lynn Fontanne. Uneven fading to the cloth, especially at the spine. Uneven fading to the jacket. Spine ends chipped to the same. One corner bumped. Bounce sheet odor from an attempt to remove the musty odor, so there it is. View more info

Daniel Blum's Theatre World, 1959-1960, Volume 16

By: Blum, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Books: 1960

Seller ID: 020518

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Original gray cloth, lettering in black. Illustrated with b+w stills. "Promising Personality" winners include Jane Fonda, Dick Van Dyke, Carol Burnett, Warren Beatty. Uneven fading to the boards. The jacket is unevenly faded and is chipped at the head. A couple of other small closed tears to the same. View more info

Laurence Olivier

By: Bragg, Melvyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011174

Condition: Very Good


144pp Dark green cloth. Illustrated, some spotting. Pastedowns both peeled where jacket was glued. Jacket is now free. Has light edgewear and sticker residue on spine. Top edge rolled and one large closed tear on back panel. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Seeing Things

By: Brown, John Mason

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw Hill: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023205

Condition: Very Good


341pp. 1st Edition. Original pale blue cloth with lettering stamped in gilt on burgundy panels. Nice jacket design by Frances O'Brien Garfield. This copy signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Brown was a drama critic for The Saturday Review and his column bore the same title. This is a collection of his earliest work. Bookseller's ticket to the same. Corners gently bumped. Faint stain to the top edge of the text block. Light overall soil to the jacket. Spine ends chipped on the same. Numerous closed tears to the edges of the panels on the same. View more info

Li'l Abner, Dailies Volume Seven: 1941

By: Capp, Al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, Kitchen Sink Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 020407

Condition: Very Good


167pp. 1st Edition Thus. Original pictorial cloth (striking color). Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with the daily strips that appeared in 1941 (does not include the Sunday strips which ran on a different story line). Introduction by Charlie Chaplin (reprinted from a 1952 collection). A piece on Charlie Chaplin by Al Capp, reprinted from Theatre Arts (1950). Very faint spotting to the fore and top edges of the text block. No jacket, as issued. View more info

Unfair Arguments with Existence: Seven Plays for a New Theatre

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, New Directions: 1963

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 014186

Condition: Good


118pp. Wraps heavily creased vertically on the front wrap. Soil and ownership inscription to the half title. Paperback original, not issued in hardback. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

An Actor and His Time

By: Gielgud, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017300

Condition: Fine


253pp. Illustrated. Original brownish orange tweed cloth with spine lettering stamped in silver foil. This copy briefly inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. The author was dominant in British theatre and film in the 20th century, along with Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson. He was accorded a host of honors including the Legion of Honor (1960) and the Order of Merit (1996). Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Burial at Thebes: Sophocles' Antigone

By: Heaney, Seamus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dublin, Abbey One Hundred: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012321

Condition: Fine


56pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

CNY Monthly, Volume 1, No. 1, Spring 1973

By: Ingalls, Roger W. (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auburn, Roger W. Ingalls: 1973

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011736

Condition: Near Fine


46pp. Illustrated. The pilot issue. Articles include, "Advent of the Hydrogen Age at the University of Rochester", "Trees for Trumansburg", "Sam Patch, Jumping Genius of Central New York", an article on the Schweizer gliders, an article on the steam engine show near Canandaigua with lots of cool b+w photos of these iron beasts, "Threshing in Central New York", "Montezuma and the Marshes", a biographical sketch of Margie Rumsey, an article on the coldest year recorded in these parts called, "Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death", an article on the ... View more info

A Bright Room Called Day

By: Kushner, Tony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Theatre Communications Group: 1994

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 012626

Condition: Fine


183pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info