Theatre from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.

New Arrivals

image of AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED by J.H. RYLEY, the English-born singer and actor who performed Gilbert_Sullivan roles, among others.

AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED by J.H. RYLEY, the English-born singer and actor who performed Gilbert & Sullivan roles, among others.

by Ryley, John Handford (1841-1922). English singer and actor known for his performances in the Savoy Operas.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1885.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$95.00

Show Details

Description:
New York, 1885., 1885.. Very good. - J.H. Ryley's autograph and sentiments "Yours faithfully J.H. Ryley" penned on 4-1/2 inch high by 6 inch wide creamy white paper. The location "B'Way Theater" and the date "Aug. 85" penned by him at bottom left. The sheet is mounted with glue from the verso onto a slightly larger sheet… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$95.00
image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the 19th Century American Actor JOSEPH JEFFERSON to the author_poet EUGENE FIELD.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the 19th Century American Actor JOSEPH JEFFERSON to the author & poet EUGENE FIELD.

by Jefferson, Joseph (1829-1905). American actor best remembered for his portrayal of "Rip Van Winkle".

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1894.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$250.00

Show Details

Description:
Chicago, October 22, 1894., 1894.. Very good. - Over 35 words penned on 9 inch high by 5-3/4 inch wide creamy white paper. In a few brief words addressed to "My Dear Eugene Field", Jefferson exclaims about Field having "secured more of the 'Jeffersons'" and proclaims, quoting a line from Shakespeare, "I think I hear you exclaim with… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$250.00
image of British-born actress MRS. G.H. GILBERT'S AUTOGRAPH penned and dated on card stock.

British-born actress MRS. G.H. GILBERT'S AUTOGRAPH penned and dated on card stock.

by Gilbert, Anne Hartley (Mrs. G.H. Gilbert) [1821-1904]. British-born actress who performed in the US.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1886.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
October, 1886., 1886.. Very good. - Anne Hartley Gilbert's autograph penned on 3-3/8 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide card stock. Signed "Mrs. G.H. Gilbert" and dated "Oct. 1886" in light blue ink on card stock mounted onto a sheet of paper of the same size. There is offsetting to the edges and center of the card, including… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION FROM

AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION FROM "CLITO" SIGNED BY ENGLISH THEATRE MANAGER, ACTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT WILSON BARRETT.

by Barrett, Wilson. (1846-1904). English manager, actor and playwright.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1886.
Condition
Good
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
October 18, 1886., 1886.. Good. - "Love like a poet is not made but born" is penned on a 3-3/8 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide card and signed "Clito" and "Wilson Barrett / Oct 18 / 86". There are 2 chips & slight soiling to the right hand edge of the card. Scraps of paper adhere to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of PLAYFUL AUTOGRAPH QUOTE

PLAYFUL AUTOGRAPH QUOTE "I NEVER WAS BORN / I WAS QUARRIED" SIGNED by the American Actor HENRY E. DIXEY.

by Dixey, Henry E. (1859-1943). American actor & theatre producer.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1886.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
September 18th, 1886., 1886.. Very good. - A quote alluding to his role as the statue of Adonis which comes to life in the burlesque musical of the same name, "I never was born / I was quarried", signed by the American stage and screen actor Henry E. Dixey. The quote, penned on 3-3/8 inch high by 4-1/2… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of YALE/THEATRE. (Special Issue: New Playwrights). Volume 2, Number 2. Summer 1969.

YALE/THEATRE. (Special Issue: New Playwrights). Volume 2, Number 2. Summer 1969.

by Feingold, Michael; Bentley, Eric; Patrick, Robert; Owens, Rochelle; Yankowitz, Susan; et al.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1969.
Condition
Good
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
New Haven, CT: Students of the Yale School of Drama, 1969., 1969.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial light gray & white wraps. The wraps are foxed and the corners of the wraps are bumped & lightly creased. 169 pages plus ads. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & drawings. The top edge is lightly foxed & there is light… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
image of AUTOGRAPH: Close of a letter signed by the Irish Actor_Playwright DION BOUCICAULT.

AUTOGRAPH: Close of a letter signed by the Irish Actor & Playwright DION BOUCICAULT.

by Boucicault, Dionysius Lardner "Dion" (1820[2]-1890). Irish actor & playwright famed for his melodramas.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
Mid-19th Century. . Very good. - A few words to do with financial arrangements penned on 2-3/4 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide buff paper signed "Yours faithfully Dion Boucicault". Once folded, the paper is mounted onto stiffer backing and the corners have been clipped. Very good. The Irish actor and playwright Dionysius Lardner "Dion" Boucicault (1820[2]-1890) was… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of THE IMPORTANT AMERICAN THEATER_TELEVISION PRODUCER VINTON FREEDLEY'S SUBSTANTIAL THEATRICAL SCRAPBOOK collection of program clippings with a full AUTOGRAPH TABLE OF CONTENTS penned by him.

THE IMPORTANT AMERICAN THEATER & TELEVISION PRODUCER VINTON FREEDLEY'S SUBSTANTIAL THEATRICAL SCRAPBOOK collection of program clippings with a full AUTOGRAPH TABLE OF CONTENTS penned by him.

by Freedley, Vinton (1891-1969). American theater and television producer, known for his staging of works by Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1926].
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$500.00

Show Details

Description:
[New York], 1912 through 1926. [1926]., [1926].. Fair. - Quarto, 15-3/4 inches high by 11-1/2 inches wide. A disbound scrapbook with black cloth covers once bound with cord along the left edge. The American theatrical producer Vinton Freedley's handsome bookplate is mounted on the front cover and also on the front pastedown. The producer's bookplate is attractively illustrated… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$500.00
image of JAMES B. POND PRESENTS CHANNING POLLOCK, Author of the greatest play produced in America in many years,

JAMES B. POND PRESENTS CHANNING POLLOCK, Author of the greatest play produced in America in many years, "The Fool". (Promotional brochure).

by (Pollock, Channing). (1880-1946). American playwright, critic and film scenarist.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1923].
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Pond Bureau, circa [1923]., [1923].. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], printed in black on cream- colored paper with a portrait of the playwright on the title page. The corners are slightly creased. There is a short tear to the top edge of each page with a small area… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
image of OPERATION SIDEWINDER. (Program).

OPERATION SIDEWINDER. (Program).

by (Shepard, Sam).

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1970).
Condition
Good
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
(New York: Saturday Review, Inc.), (1970)., (1970).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in white wraps with a black-and-white illustration on the front cover & a color ad for United Airlines on the rear cover. There is some light soiling & staining to the wraps & the bottom corner of the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of YOU CAN'T DO THAT ON BROADWAY! A Raisin in the Sun and Other Theatrical Improbabilities: A Memoir.

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limelight Editions, (2001)., (2001).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY PHILIP ROSE - Octavo, black boards backed with black cloth. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 303 pages. black-and-white illustrations, including facsimiles. Near fine. First edition.Inscribed and signed on the half-title: "To ----- / Philip Rose". Additionally signed in full on the title page."In… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$20.00
image of THE KING AND I. Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd. Based on the Novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon.

Show Details

Description:
New York: Random House, (1951)., (1951).. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt with a black-and-white photographic illustration mounted on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is chipped with a tear to the top edge of each panel & a piece out of the top corner of the front panel affecting one word… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00
image of PHOTO POSTCARD OF GAIETY GIRL OLIVE MAY WHO TWICE MARRIED INTO THE BRITISH PEERAGE.

PHOTO POSTCARD OF GAIETY GIRL OLIVE MAY WHO TWICE MARRIED INTO THE BRITISH PEERAGE.

by May, Olive, Countess of Drogheda. (1886-1947). A Gaiety Girl who twice married into the British peerage.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1910s]:
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
Circa [1910s]:, [1910s]:. Very good. - Black-and-white photo postcard, 5-1/4 inches high by 3-5/8 inches wide, with "Miss Olive May printed along the bottom edge. Boldly signed "Olive May". Very good. Olive May is depicted at full length against a country background. She is wearing a long flowing dress with a fur cape draped over her shoulders.Olive May… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of SHEET OF HARVARD CLUB LETTERHEAD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN DRAMA CRITIC AND AUTHOR WALTER PRICHARD EATON.

SHEET OF HARVARD CLUB LETTERHEAD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN DRAMA CRITIC AND AUTHOR WALTER PRICHARD EATON.

by Eaton, Walter Prichard. (1878-1957). American drama critic and author of books on the theatre.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1933.
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
February, 1933., 1933.. Fair. - The 1st side of a 4-sided sheet of letterhead, approximately 6-5/8 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide, with Harvard Club and a New York Street address printed in red at the top, is inscribed and signed: "Feb. 1933 / With best wishes / Walter Prichard Eaton". There is heavy offsetting to the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
image of BUHNE UND BILDENDE KUNST IM XX. JAHRHUNDERT: Maler und Bildhauer arbeiten fur das Theater / herausgegeben von Henning Rischbieter / dokumentiert von Wolfgang Storch.

Show Details

Description:
Hannover: Friedrich Verlag, (1968)., (1968).. Good. - Oblong quarto [12 inches high by 13 inches wide], dark magenta cloth titled in black on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. There are tears to the cloth at the corners of the front cover & some small white stains to the rear cover. The head & tail… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
image of ATTRACTIVE PHOTO POSTCARD OF POPULAR EDWARDIAN ACTOR AND SINGER MARIE STUDHOLME SIGNED BY HER.

ATTRACTIVE PHOTO POSTCARD OF POPULAR EDWARDIAN ACTOR AND SINGER MARIE STUDHOLME SIGNED BY HER.

by Studholme, Marie. (1872-1930). English actor and singer known for her roles in Victorian and Edwardian musical comedy.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1910s].
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Circa [1910s]., [1910s].. Very good. - Sepia toned 5-3/8 inch high by 3-3/8 inch wide photo postcard. Signed "Marie Studholme". The surface of the bottom left corner is rubbed away, not affecting the photo. The last five letters of the signature are penned against a the dark background but are easily legible. The verso is lightly foxed.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
image of CARD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN POET, PLAYWRIGHT AND SCREENWRITER  LOUIS K. ANSPACHER.

CARD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN POET, PLAYWRIGHT AND SCREENWRITER LOUIS K. ANSPACHER.

by Anspacher, Louis K. (1878-1947. American poet, playwright and screenwriter.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1933.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
January 29, 1933., 1933.. Very good. - A 2 inch high by 2-7/8 inch wide card is boldly inscribed and signed: "Sincerely yours / Louis K. Anspacher / Jan 29/33. / I have no picture here --". The bottom edge of the card is slightly darkened. 2 pieces of tape adhere to the verso where the card has… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
image of TEATRO DELLE MOSTRE.

TEATRO DELLE MOSTRE.

by (Fioroni, Giosetta; Ciriacono, Ciro; et al). Musso, Magdalo; editor.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1968).
Condition
Good
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
(Roma); Lerici Editore, (1968)., (1968).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed green & cream-colored wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled and the edges of the covers are darkened. The spine is rubbed. [92] pages printed on variously colored paper. Profuse illustrations in black & white and color. The contents are very good. Good. Number 4… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of MAUD DURBIN SKINNER: An Appreciation.

MAUD DURBIN SKINNER: An Appreciation.

by Skinner, Cornelia and Otis.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1939).
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$10.00

Show Details

Description:
(Binghamton, NY: printed by the Vail-Ballou Press, Inc.), (1939)., (1939).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The spine & top edges of the wraps are slightly darkened & the top corner of the front wrap is creased. There are a few tiny chips to the edges of the wraps. Half-title, title & 28 pages.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$10.00
image of SHEET OF HER LETTERHEAD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHT AND THEATRE DIRECTOR RACHEL CROTHERS.

SHEET OF HER LETTERHEAD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHT AND THEATRE DIRECTOR RACHEL CROTHERS.

by Crothers, Rachel. (1878-1958). American playwright and theatre director. Her well-crafted plays often dealt with feminist themes.

Seller
Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1933.
Condition
Good
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
[New York]: February 7, 1933., 1933.. Good. - A sheet of letterhead is folded to form 4 sides, each 6-3/8 inches high by 5 inches wide, with her address printed at top left of the first side. Boldly inscribed and signed below the address: "Most sincerely / Rachel Crothers / Feb 7 1933".b The upper half of the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00