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The Hollywood Hallucination

by TYLER, Parker

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Published
1944
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Very Good
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New York: Creative Age Press, 1944. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 246pp. Owner's bookplate with age-toning on the pages and light rubbing, very good.
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Gershwin: His Life and Music

by SCHWARTZ, Charles

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780672516627
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New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Second printing. Quarto. 428pp. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Page edges foxed, very good in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper with scattered foxing.
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Matinee Tomorrow: Fifty Years of Our Theater

by MOREHOUSE, Ward

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Published
1949
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: Whittlesey House, 1949. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Third printing. Modest wear, else near fine in a good or better dustwrapper with some chipping and tears. Inscribed by Morehouse to Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes: " For Marian, here then, is 50 years of the frenzy and the glory of the theater, in which you belong so… Read more
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Van Zorn: A Comedy in Three Acts

by ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington

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Published
1914
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Fine
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New York: Macmillan, 1914. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first binding. Fine in slightly spine-sunned near fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears and a small applied publisher's price label on the spine. Robinson won three Pulitzer Prizes for his poetry.
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Discordant Encounters: Plays and Dialogues

by WILSON, Edmund

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Published
1926
Condition
Fine
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New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1926. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Neat, contemporary owner's name on front fly, else fine in about very good example fo the very uncommon dustwrapper with shallow loss at the crown, removing part of the decorative border, and a little other light wear. Wilson's second book and his first solely authored book.… Read more
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Lectures Delivered by Thomas Galloway

by GALLOWAY, Thomas

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Published
1896
Condition
Near Fine
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Uxbridge: Thomas Galloway, 1896. Softcover. Near Fine. Second edition(?) Small quarto (5" x 6.5"). Each lecture paginated separately. Printed buff wrappers. Very modest wear at the ends of the spine, near fine. Mendicant literature: the Canadian author had spinal disease and hip paralysis, New York surgeons broke his hips and were successful in installing an artificial hip joint,… Read more
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The Negro Character in American Literature

by NELSON, John Herbert

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
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College Park, Maryland: McGrath Publishing Company, 1969. Hardcover. Fine. Facsimile edition. Octavo. 146pp. Blue cloth lettered in silver. About fine, issued without dustwrapper.
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Opera

by Q. HORATI FLACCI, [Horace]

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Published
1883
Condition
Near Fine
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Novi Eboraci [New York]: D. Appletonii et Soc, 1883. Hardcover. Near Fine. 12mo. 293pp. Engraved frontispiece. Text in Latin. Flexible parchment printed in red and black. Lacks front fly, modest soiling on boards, front hinge a trifle tender, a very good copy.
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Oeuvres Choisies de Jean Racine

by RACINE, Jean

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Published
1848
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: Roe Lockwood & Son, 1848. Hardcover. Near Fine. New American edition ("Nouvelle Edition Americaine"). 12mo. 326pp. Text in French. Quarter morocco titled in gilt and purple ribbon cloth. Corners a little bumped, modest foxing in the text, else a handsome near fine copy.
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Directing the Play: A Source Book of Stagecraft

by SHAW, George Bernard, Bertolt Brecht, Elia Kazan, and others

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Reprint. Octavo. 341pp. Edited and with an illustrated history of directing by Toby Cole and Helen Krich Chinoy. Illustrated with black and white plates. Ownership stamp and signature of a noted American psychologist on the front fly. Binding slightly cocked and lightly sunned at the spine and edges, tiny… Read more
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The Art and Life of William Shakespeare

by SPENCER, Hazelton

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Octavo. 495pp. Illustrated with black and white plates. Owner stamp and signature on both flyleaves, gilt spine dulled and rubbed, very good or better, lacking the dustwrapper.
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Dallas, Texas: The Southern School Assembly Forum, 1930. Unbound. Very Good. Illustrated broadside printed in black, orange, and grayscale. 14" x 11". Photographic illustration in upper left corner of the presumed Frye holding a gun while a young woman stands in front of a target. Vertical crease with tiny tears or rubbing at the ends, very good or… Read more
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The Living Theatre

by RICE, Elmer

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Published
1959
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Fine
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 306pp. Ownership stamp and signature of a noted American psychologist on the front fly, else fine in a lightly worn, near fine dustwrapper with a tiny tear on the cover.
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New York: Samuel French, 1933. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Near fine lacking the dustwrapper. A play about American life from the end of WWI to the Depression. Very warmly Inscribed by the author to John Haynes Holmes, a prominent Unitarian minister, co-founder of the NAACP and the ACLU: "To John Haynes Holmes: Whose courage I have long… Read more
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The Complete Plays of Vladimir Mayakovsky

by MAYAKOVSKY, Vladimir

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
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New York: Washington Square Press, 1968. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First American edition. Translated by Guy Daniels. Introduction by Robert Payne. fine in a very slightly toned, else fine dustwrapper. Part of the series "The Russian Library" edited by Robert Payne.
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Stevedore: A Play in Three Acts

by PETERS, Paul and George Sklar

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Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
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New York: Covici Friede, 1934. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Near fine in about very good dustwrapper with shallow chipping at the upper extremities and a partial split at the front flap fold. A proletarian drama.
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Art and Mrs. Bottle and Mrs. Mooonlight

by LEVY, Benn W.

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Samuel French, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. Black cloth gilt. "Dramatic Committee" on front fly in ink, pencil stage notes in text, paperclip mark on a few pages, very good lacking good dustwrapper. Levy wrote several important screenplays including *Waterloo Bridge* and *The Old Dark House*, both films directed by James Whale.
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Sizwe Bansi is Dead & The Island

by FUGARD, Athol, John Kani and Winston Ntshona

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780670647842
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New York: Viking Press, 1976. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First American edition. Small stain on rear board, very good in good dustwrapper with a corresponding stain visible almost entirely inside the jacket. Two plays by three South African writers.
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Sponono: A Play in Three Acts

by PATON, Alan and Krishna Shah

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1965. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. First American edition. A little sunning at the top of the boards, else near fine in a good or better dustwrapper with the spine sunned and other modest wear. A play set in South Africa, co-author by Paton, the author of *Cry, The Beloved Country*. Nicely Inscribed by Krishna… Read more
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Hell-Bent Fer Heaven

by HUGHES, Hatcher

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Published
1924
Condition
Fine
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1924. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Owner name ("William Thornton") on front pastedown else fine in moderately toned very good or better dustwrapper (with the Pulitzer Prize sticker affixed on the front panel) and very shallow loss at the crown. Scarce Pulitzer Prize-winning play, set amongst the mountain people of the Carolinas. Seldom… Read more
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