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BUBBLES A Self Portrait

By: Sills, Beverly

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1981

Order Number: 10794

ISBN: 0448120445

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and small tears to DJ. One page slightly torn; Reprint of the first memoir of the famous opera singer, with a new epilogue ; B&W and Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 280 pages View more info

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THE STAR-SPANGLED GIRL

By: Simon, Neil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10913

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light chipping & one small open tear to DJ; Illustrated with performance photos ; 8vo; 118 pages View more info

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THE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA OF LOS ANGELES The First Decade 1919-1929

By: Smith, Caroline Estes

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self Published: N.D.

Order Number: 12437

Condition: Very Good+


Small closed tear to pp. Ix-x. Some browning to endpapers. Some pages uncut; The beginnings of the LA Philharmonic. Limited to 1000 copies ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 283 pages View more info

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FIRST NIGHTS AND FIRST EDITIONS

By: Smith, Harry B.

Price: $23.77

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10863

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities; Reminiscences of the noted impresario ; 8vo; 325 pages View more info

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BEETHOVEN

By: Solomon, Maynard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Schirmer Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18555

ISBN: 0028724607

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light rubbing to DJ; 8vo; 400 pages View more info

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MY 3 ANGELS

By: Spewack, Sam & Spewack, Bella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14358

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ sunned and lightly chipped; With four photos from the production, including one on the front board ; 8vo; 184 pages View more info

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THE PALACE

By: Spitzer, Marian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16313

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; Opening the day after Easter, 1913, the Palace Theater hosted numerous vaudeville acts and struggled for the first several weeks of its existence. Business took a decided upturn when Sarah Bernhardt arrived for an engagement performing excerpts from her various triumphs of the stage, including her well received version of The Lady of the Camellias, usually referred to as Camille. Introduction by Brooks Atkinson, longtime theater critic of the New York Times. stated first edition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 267 pages View more info

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THE PALACE

By: Spitzer, Marian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16566

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Tape residue to boards and endpapers ; Opening the day after Easter, 1913, the Palace Theater hosted numerous vaudeville acts and struggled for the first several weeks of its existence. Business took a decided upturn when Sarah Bernhardt arrived for an engagement performing excerpts from her various triumphs of the stage, including her well received version of The Lady of the Camellias, usually referred to as Camille. Introduction by Brooks Atkinson, longtime theater critic of the New York Times. stated first edition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 267 pages View more info

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THE MAN WHO NEVER DIED A Play about Joe Hill

By: Stavis, Barrie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Haven Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7789

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Browned and lightly rubbed DJ with one open tear to front board and several tiny holes to back board. Endpapers browned; 8vo; 242 pages View more info

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MUSIC FOR ALL OF US

By: Stokowski, Leopold

Price: $900.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7086

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ spine browned and with small chips. Front endpaper yellowed. Rear endpaper browned and lightly foxed from related newspaper article laid-in; SIGNED by Leopold Stokowski with ballpoint pen on front free endpaper; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 340 pages View more info

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BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Strachey, J. St. Loe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1893

Order Number: 6188

Condition: Good


Volume I: Binding detached but present. Volume two in better shape with hinges started; Francis Beaumont (1586-1616) and John Fletcher (1579-1625) were English dramatists who wrote together in Shakespeare-era London, collected in this two-volume set ; Mermaid Series-The Best Plays of the Old Dramatists; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 471,520 pages View more info

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DER ROSENKAVALIER

By: Strauss, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Staetische Oper Berlin:

Order Number: 18544

Condition: Very Good+


Boards a bit darkened and with light foxing to rear boards. Light foxing to japon paper; A beautifully made playbill from a performance at the Stätische Oper Berlin. ND [1950's]. Including a portrait of Strauss with a facsimile inscription by him. Also including an essay by Strauss "Erinnerungen and die Auffuehrungen meiner Opern" (1942). Including 3 beautiful color illustrations, tipped in on japon paper. The article "Die Berliner Erstauffuehrung" (1911) is embellished by the facsimile handout of the first performance. ; 8vo; 24 pages View more info

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MUSIC IN THE SOUTHWEST

By: Swan, Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Marino, Huntington Library Press, California: 1952

Order Number: 9008

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and some browning to DJ; INSCRIBED on front free endpaper by author Swan ; B&W Illustrations & Photographs; 8vo; 316 pages View more info

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THE DUKE OF GANDIA

By: Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7829

Condition: Very Good+


Spine ends lightly rubbed. Bookplate. Endpapers browned. Bound in publishers' catalogue of 32 pages at rear browned and brittle. Outer spine covering loosening; Limited edition of 1,500 copies. A play by the noted poet ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 60, 32 pages View more info

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THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD A Comedy in Three Acts

By: Synge, John M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1957

Order Number: 16344

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and browning to price clipped DJ; Pungent Irish play which led to riots at its premiere in Dublin in 1907; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 132 pages View more info

Image for DIZZY John Birks Gillespie in His 75th Year

DIZZY John Birks Gillespie in His 75th Year

By: Tanner, Lee [editor]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pomegranite Artbooks: 1992

Order Number: 15251

ISBN: 1566403960

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light shelfwear. Margin of rear flap scissored off ; SIGNED by editor to front free endpaper. A look at the career of the cherub cheeked horn player, by way of photographs ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 86 pages View more info

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GEORGE S. KAUFMAN An Intimate Portrait

By: Teichmann, Howard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18542

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a bit darkened and with light shelfwear and a few chips; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 372 pages View more info

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SHOW PEOPLE Profiles in Entertainment

By: Tynan, Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15502

ISBN: 0671250124

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ ; Noted critic Tynan, examines the various aspects of Show Business through the careers of five persons-Ralph Richardson, Tom Stoppard, Johnny Carson, Mel Brooks, and Louise Brooks; 8vo; 317 pages View more info

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THE LAST PIRATE Tales from the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas

By: Untermeyer, Louis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1934

Order Number: 15798

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities; Seven stories from Gilbert and Sullivan, intended for the casual or unfamiliar fan; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 319 pages View more info

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MUSIC AND BAD MANNERS

By: Van Vechten, Carl

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8450

Condition: Good+


Boards browned, quite rubbed and with small chips along edges. Front hinge weak. Small bookplate; Extremely rare; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 243 pages View more info

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THE RIVER NIGER

By: Walker, Joseph A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1973

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 10916

ISBN: 080908239X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ; winner of the Obie award for best Off-Broadway play; 8vo; 156 pages View more info

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THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Play in Three Acts

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16057

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear with chipping and small open tears to DJ. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Browning to endpapers ; 8vo; 142 pages View more info

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THE THEATRE OF BERTOLT BRECHT A Study from Eight Aspects

By: Willett, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 13046

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ ; illustrated analysis of the works of Brecht; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 272 pages View more info

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SUMMER AND SMOKE

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14070

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped DJ faded with chipping and small open tears. Boards faded with slight wear to extremities; 8vo; 130 pages View more info

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27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norfolk, CT, New Directions: 1953

Order Number: 14916

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears with chipping to DJ. Bookplate to front pastedown; Eleven one act plays from the author of A Streetcar Named Desire and The Glass Menagerie; 8vo; 238 pages View more info

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27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Norfolk, CT, New Directions: 1945

Order Number: 14767

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears and light chipping to DJ; Eleven one act plays from the author of A Streetcar Named Desire and The Glass Menagerie; 8vo; 207 pages View more info

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CAMINO REAL

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1953

Order Number: 14917

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ. Bookplate ; Innovative play divided into a Prologue and sixteen 'Blocks'; 8vo; 161 pages View more info

Image for CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL A Ghost Play

CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL A Ghost Play

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1983

Order Number: 15849

ISBN: 0811208702

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Williams' play features Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald and debuted in New York in 1980; 8vo; 77 pages View more info

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CAMINO REAL

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16056

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear with open tears to DJ. Previous owner's name inkstamped to front free endpaper. Browning to endpapers. A very handsome and tight copy ; Innovative play divided into a Prologue and sixteen 'Blocks'; 8vo; 161 pages View more info

SHADOWS OF THE STAGE

By: Winter, William

Price: $102.88

Publisher: Boston, Joseph Knight Company: 1892

Order Number: 13398

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers. Previous owner's name to front endpaper; Sketches of eminent late 19th century actors; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 387 pages View more info