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Siegfried & Roy: Mastering the Impossible (With Annette Tapert)
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Siegfried & Roy: Mastering the Impossible (With Annette Tapert)

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1992. Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. SIGNED BY SIEGFRIED AND ROY on the half-title. A very sharp copy to boot of the 1992 stated 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine to Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine to Fine dustjacket. Quarto, hundreds of crisp photographs thruout.

$200.00

The Vortex: A Play in Three Acts
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The Vortex: A Play in Three Acts

By Noel Coward

London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1925. Cloth. Very Good +. SIGNED BY NOEL COWARD IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1925 correct 1st edition, published unto itself. Solid and VG+ in its light-blue cloth, with clean pasted-on title label at the front panel and somewhat-worn label to the spine. Neat former owner name and address in pencil at the half-title, light, forgivable browning to the acidic paper. 12mo, Vol. XIX in the publisher's "Contemporary British Dramatists" series.

$300.00

Puppet Plays
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Puppet Plays

By Alfred Kreymborg

New York: Samuel French, 1926. Cloth. Very Good. The 1926 American re-issue, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ALFRED KREYMBORG on the front free endpaper. Solid and VG in its dark boards, with just a touch of scuffing to the panels and former owner bookplate at the front pastedown. 12mo, 126 pgs. of text.

$50.00

The Lennon Play: In His Own Write
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The Lennon Play: In His Own Write

By John Lennon, Adrieene Kennedy and Victor Spinetti

London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. The 1968 1st edition of this John Lennon vehicle, a dramatization of his 1964 1st published book, "In His Own Write". Tight and Near Fine (just a touch of light offsetting at the endsheets) in a crisp, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very light wear at the spine ends. Octavo, 35 pgs.

$100.00

Women of Trachis
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Women of Trachis

By Sophokles (A Version by Ezra Pound)

London: Neville Spearman, 1956. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. INSCRIBED BY EZRA POUND IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION on the front free endpaper. A very solid copy to boot of the 1956 true 1st edition of Pound's translation. Tight and Near Fine in a crisp, price-intact, VG+ to Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of light chipping at the front upper tip and along the lower-edges. 12mo, this volume also contains "an account, by Denis Goacher, of Mr. Pound's predicament and his strange life in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington D.C."

$1000.00

The King's Henchman
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The King's Henchman

By Edna St. Vincent Millay

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1927 stated 1st trade edition. Tight and VG+ (very light offsetting and soiling at the inner hinges) in a crisp, price-clipped, VG+ dustjacket, with just a touch of mild soiling at the rear panel. 12mo ,also includes a laid-in copy of the Deems Taylor pamphlet discussing the success of the opera made from "The King's Henchman"

$150.00

The Original Program for House of Flowers
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The Original Program for House of Flowers

By Truman Capote (Book) and Harold Arlen (Music)

New York: Passantino, 1955. Original wraps. Near Fine. A wonderful piece of theatre history, the original 1955 program for Truman Capote's "House of Flowers". THIS COPY IS NOT ONLY SIGNED BY TRUMAN CAPOTE (on the title page, next to his printed name) BUT IS ALSO INSCRIBED BY HAROLD ARLEN, WHO WROTE THE MUSIC FOR THE PLAY, TO PEARL BAILEY, THE PLAY'S LEAD. This inscription appears next to Arlen's printed name on the title page as well. The program itself is clean and Near Fine in its stapled ye,low wrappers, with very faint creasing along the panels. Tall, thin quarto, crisp black-and-white photos thruout of the principals involved in the production and performance of the play.

$2500.00

The King's Henchman: A Play in Three Acts (Limited Autographed Edition)
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The King's Henchman: A Play in Three Acts (Limited Autographed Edition)

By Edna St. Vincent Millay

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The 1927 "limited autographed editon", #63 OF 158 COPIES SIGNED BY EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY at the limitation. A very solid copy to boot. Clean and Near Fine in its patterned, decorative cloth. And in a VG example of the fragile glassine dustjacket, with chipping along the panel edges. Also includes the publisher's slipcase (with pasted-on title label), showing wear at the edges (re-inforced by 2 small pieces of clear tape) and missing the top-edge. AND this copy features very clean examples of the additional gray-cloth chemise and outer slipcase (with gilt-titled label at the spine). Quarto, deckled fore and bottom edges, uncut signatures.

$300.00

In Another's House: A Play
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In Another's House: A Play

By Basil Lopez

Jamaica: Self-published, 1973. Original wraps. Very Good +. The 1973 1st edition of this uncommon Jamaican play. Soid and VG+ in its pictorial wrappers, with very light rubbing and soiling along the panels, and small former owner name at the front free endpaper. Octavo, much of the dialogue in the regional patois.

$100.00

The Terrible Woman and Other One Act Plays
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The Terrible Woman and Other One Act Plays

By Wilbur Daniel Steele

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1925. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. The 1925 1st edition. Tight and VG (light offsetting to the front free endpaper) in a crisp, price-intact, VG example of the wonderful pictorial dustjacket, with light chipping and creasing --and several very small closed tears-- along the panel edges, and very light soiling to the panels. 12mo, Introduction by Frank Shay, publisher's ads at rear.

$100.00

Salome: A Tragedy in One Act
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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act

By Oscar Wilde

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1927. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good -. John Vassos. The 1927 1st trade edition, in a crisp example of the John Vassos-illustrated dustjacket. Solid and VG+ (with just a touch of spotting to the boards) in a bright, price-clipped, VG- dustjacket, with light staining along the spine crown and light soiling to the panels. A bit of creasing --and several small closed tears-- at the panel edges as well. Still though, very presentable and brilliantly illustrated thruout in his dramatic Modernist style by John Vassos.

$250.00

Armoured Train 14-69
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Armoured Train 14-69

By Vsevolod Ivanov

New York: International Publishers, 1933. Cloth. Very Good. The 1933 1st American edition, in its less common hardback edition. Solid and VG in its green cloth, with just a touch of soiling to the panels and light fading along the spine. 12mo, "a play in eight scenes translated from the Russian by Gibson-Cowan and A.T.K. Grant"

$50.00

1931--A Play
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1931--A Play

By Claire and Paul Sifton

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1931. Very Good. The 1931 1st edition of this proletarian, Depression-era play, directed by Harold Clurman and Lee Strasberg. Solid and VG in its red cloth, with mild fading at the spine and light wear along its crown. 12mo, among the credited "workers and unemployed" are none other than Clifford Odets and Stella Adler.

$100.00

Tuesdays and Fridays
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Tuesdays and Fridays

By Brooks Atkinson

New York: Random House, 1963. Cloth. Very Good +/Near Fine. INSCRIBED BY BROOKS ATKINSON TO CBS NEWSMAN BILL PLANTE on the front free endpaper. A very solid copy to boot of the 1963 stated 1st printing. Tight and VG+ (light offsetting at the front free endpaper and pastedown) in a crisp, price-clipped, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, Foreword by S.N. Behrman.

$50.00

Deburau as Produced by David Belasco (David Belasco's Copy)
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Deburau as Produced by David Belasco (David Belasco's Copy)

By Sacha Guitry

New York: David Belasco, 1925. Original wraps. Very Good. "Deburau by Sacha Guitry, produced by David Belasco at the Belasco Theatre, New York December 27, 1920 (The English Version by H. Granville Barker)". THIS COPY BELONGED TO THE LEGENDARY BROADWAY PRODUCER DAVID BELASCO, whose lovely decorative bookplate adorns the front pastedown. Solid and VG in its gray wrappers, with beautiful gravure portraits (and their printed tissue-guards) thruout. Several small closed tears--and very light chipping-- along the panel edges, still though clean and presentable. Tall quarto, 179 pgs.

$100.00

The Jazz Singer
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The Jazz Singer

By Samson Raphaelson

New York: Brentano's, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good. The 1925 1st edition. Solid and VG in its decorative boards, with light wear to the spine ends and just a touch of darkening at the panels. 12mo, 153 pgs. Based on the first production of "The Jazz Singer", at the Fulton Theatre, New York City, Sept. 15, 1925.

$150.00

Theatres: Their Safety from Fire and Panic -- Their Comfort and Healthfulness
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Theatres: Their Safety from Fire and Panic -- Their Comfort and Healthfulness

By William Paul Gerhard, C.E.

New York: The Baker and Taylor Company, 1915. Cloth. Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1915 2nd edition, following the 1900 original printing. Tight and VG+ in its dark cloth, with pasted-on paper title and spine labels. Wonderful former owner bookplate at the front pastedown, otherwise very clean. Octavo, a number of tipped-in plates accompanying the text.

$100.00

Kibitzer: A Comedy
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Kibitzer: A Comedy

By Jo. Swerling and Edward G. Robinson

New York: Samuel French, 1929. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good -. The 1929 1st edition of this Edward G. Robinson-vehicle brought to Broadway. Clean and VG+ in its decorative boards. And in a bright, VG- dustjacket, with chipping at the spine ends, very light creasing along the panel edges and light fading to the spine. Still though, a very presentable copy. 12mo, several crisp black-and-white photos accompanying the text.

$150.00

Film/He, Joe
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Film/He, Joe

By Samuel Beckett

Frankfurt, Germany: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1968. Original wraps. Near Fine. The 1968 1st thus, combining the English and German editions into one volume and INSCRIBED BY SAMUEL BECKETT at the title page. Tight and Near Fine in its olive-green wrappers, with one tiny scrape to the rear panel. A dual text, wih the original English at the versos and its corresponding German (tranlated by Erika and Elmer Tophoven) along the rectos. Octavo, crisp black-and-white photos at the rear.

$950.00

Where There Is Nothing: Being Volume One of Plays for an Irish Theatre
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Where There Is Nothing: Being Volume One of Plays for an Irish Theatre

By W.B. Yeats

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903. Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good -. The 1903 1st edition. #51 OF ONLY 100 COPIES ISSUED. Tight and VG+ in its paper-covered boards, which also serve as the dustjacket. Abrading and offsetting at the paper panels, notable soiling to the front pastedown. Still though, a presentable copy and uncommon as such. Octavo, deckled fore and bottom-edges.

$500.00

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