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    MUG SHOTS by Seminara, George

    St. Martins Press, 1996. Book. Trade Paperback. Collection of Mug Shot photos of celebrities who have been arrested. FINE COPY, FIRST PRINTING. Includes the charges and summary of event. Stars include Hugh Grant, Larry King, O.J. Simpson, Keanu Reeves, Tim Allen, many more..


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    TWELVE OLD FRENCH SONGS: Tell Me Mother, Lizette, Sing On, Naught Do I Believe, O Shepherd So Fickle, by Osgood, George L

    Schirmer, 1903. Book. Original Wraps. Selected and Translated by Osgood with pianoforte accompaniment by Weckerlin. A VERY GOOD COPY, owner signature on cover, some checkmarks in text, cover has small tear at spine but still attached and still a very good copy for a fragile publication this age. Also includes, Love Takes Flight, My Little Heart, Celimene, O Haften Ethereal Spring, Paris Is The King's. Ye Pretty Birds, I Wait For Night..


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    Omaggio Ai Disegnatori Di Diaghilev by Buckle, Richard

    Venezia: Palazzo Grassi, 1975. This is a very good softcover copy with just light cover wear. Completely clean inside and out. Text in Italian and English. This catalog was prepared for the exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice in the summer of 1975. Curated by Richard Buckle, with materials from the Theatre Museum in London. The exhibition highlights the work of the artists who designed sets and costumes for Serge Diaghilev's ballets. They include Picasso, Leon Bakst, Nicolas Roerich, Juan Gris, Georges Braques, Pavel Tchelitchev, Michel Larionov, Natalia Gontcharova, Marie Laurencin, Alexandre Benois, etc. Illustrated in black & white. Checklist of each room in the Palazzo Grassi with the works displayed, and many legthy entries by R.B. 9" high X 10" wide, 41 text pages + plates. . Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    $195.00

    Masterpieces of Japanese Puppetry. Sculptured Heads of the Bunraku Theater by Seijiro, Saito

    Rutland, Vermont/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, 1958. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket with only light traces of wear. The jacket is virtually complete, a small chip out of the top of the spine. Otherwise very good. Completely clean inside and out. This is a limited edition of 375 numbered copies. This collection of 32 sculptured heads from Bunraku theater represents the best work of its kind. All 32 puppet heads reproduced in full-page color plates and full catalog entries. Additionally there are twelve black & white photographs of more heads. And 26 figures in the text. Foreword by Roy Andrew Miller who also translated this edition. 14.5" high X 10" wide, 91 pages. A beautiful production. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking.. Limited/Numbered Edition of 375 Copies. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


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    Banjo Method: Oh Susanna, Little Light Of Mine, Jesse James and More by Robertson, Mac and Clement, Robbie and Schmid, Will

    Leonard, 1980. Book. Trade Paperback. Book 1, includes chapters on "Tuning to The Recording", "Tuning to Piano or Pitch Pipe", How to Hold Left Hand Position". Sheet music for many songs. Large 4to size. VERY GOOD COPY..


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    The Jew Of Malta by Marlowe, Christopher

    London: Nick Hern Books, 1994. Book. Trade Paperback. An Elizabethan play by the brilliant, controversial comtemporary of Shakespeare. Set in Turkey involves conflict between Jews and Christians. Small paperback, normal wear to cover, four pages with a line of underlining, still a bright, VERY GOOD COPY..


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    Dancla Op 86: Twelve Easy Fantasias; Norma-Semiramide; Freischutz; Redowa; Donna Del Lago; Austrian Hymn-Don Juan; Derniere; La Cenerentola, More by Saenger, Gustav (Editor

    Fisher Book. Original Wraps. For Violin and Piano. Also, includes "fleuve Du Tage", "Les Puritains", " Les Noces de Figaro, Le Crociato", "Le Cor des Alpes, Valse du Freischutz" and "Plaisir d'mour, Romance". NEAR FINE COPY, no markings on pages, no date but appears to be 1950's, tall large 4to size..


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    Favorite Encore Folio for Violin and Piano: Waltz in A Major, Slavonic Lament, Gypsy Serenade, Song Without Words, and Others by Kreisler, Fritz

    Fisher Book. Original Wraps. Collection of music for some of Kreisler's favorites, "Lied Ohne Worte", "Blue Lagoon" by Milloecker, Tambourin, Berceuse and more. Large folio size with a picture of Kreisler, no date given but probably 1950's or 60's. VERY GOOD COPY..


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    George W. Harris by Harris, George W

    London: Nisbet & Co. Ltd. , 1930. This is an about very good hardcover copy in the original yellow cloth boards with black cloth spine. The title in yellow on the spine has faded. Boards sunned at top edge. Very clean internally. Front black endpaper wrinkled. This is a limited edition of 425 numbered copies. Foreword by St. John Ervine. Essays on George W. Harris by Basil Dean and Lascelles Abercrombie. Essay by Harris 'The Function of the Scenic Designer'. Illustrated in color and black & white and photogravure with many of Harris' designs for the theater reproduced on 44 plates. 13" high X 10" wide. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking.. Hard Cover. Very Good.


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    Black Watch by Burke, Gregory

    England: Faber, 2007. Book. Trade Paperback. The National Theatre of Scotland's Black Watch, Burke's award winning script with production notes by director John Tiffany with color photos. FIRST PRINTING, NEAR FINE COPY..


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    Restoration Theatre Production by Powell, Jocelyn

    London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. Trace of small address label on the inside front cover. Bibliography. 39 black & white photographs and 21 figures in the text. 9 1/2" high X 6" wide, 226 pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


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    I WISH I'D SAID THAT: Being A Discussion Of The Art Of Repartee By Two Good Listeners by Goodman, Jack and Rice, Albert and Dietz, Howard (Introduction)

    Simon and Schuster, 1935. Book. Illus. by Soglow, Otto. Hardcover. Extremely funny book of comedy, witty comebacks and humorous stories to be told at dinner parties and other gatherings, shows style that was popular among educated people but still showing it's links to 19th century and early 20th century comedy, illustrated with cartoons and written by comtemporarie of Dorothy Parker and George Kaufman. As Dietz says in his intro, a formula for making you " the life or knife of the party". Third Printing, (same year as First Printing), there's some minor chipping and soiling to the dustjacket but the DJ is intact and bright for a book now usually lacking a DJ, overall VERY GOOD COPY WITH DJ..


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    Flower Drum Song by Hwang, David Henry and Rodgers, R. And Hammerstein, Oscar

    Theater Communications Group, 2003. Book. Trade Paperback. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical with story adaptation by Hwang. FIRST PRINTING, SIGNED by Hwang on half title page, FINE COPY..


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    Six Degrees of Separation by Guare, John

    Random House, 1990. Book. Hardcover. Guare's award winning play about an African American impostor who manipulates some upscale Manhattanites. Also, was made into a movie. Some sunning to spine o/w SIGNED by Guare, NEAR FINE COPY, bookclub edition but doesn't state it, however, no price on DJ..


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    The Second Golden Beatles Album: Rubber Soul, Yesterday And Today, Beatles Hit Singles -- And I Love Her, Can't Buy Me Love, You Can't Do That... Many More by Beatles

    Keys Pops, 1967. Book. Original Wraps. Sheet music with Lyrics of Beatles Songs. Also includes photos, a schedule of the Beatles 1966 tour, and enrollment card for the Beatles Fan Club. VERY GOOD COPY, some rubbing to the glossy cover causing loss of color, chipping to spine..


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    The Savoy Operas: H. M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, Trial By Jury, The Gondoliers, More by Gilbert, W. S

    Macmillan, 1951. Book. Hardcover. Being the Complete Text of the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas originally produced in the years 1875 - 1896. Collected by Gilbert. This is the 1951 Edition (First Edition 1926), VERY GOOD COPY, bright, clean text, no markings, Very Good dust jacket..


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    Costume And Make-Up by Holt, Michael

    Schirmer, 1989. Book. Hardcover. Important book on custume and make-up for theater. FIRST AMERICAN PRINTING, VERY GOOD+ COPY, chapters include, " Designer's Tools", " Costumes In Performance", "Hairstyles And Wigs" and much more extensive info. Bright, unmarked copy, hardcover with laminate, decorative cover (usually sent to libraries) with bibliography..


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    The Secret Rapture by Hare, David

    Grove Press, 1989. Book. Trade Paperback. Early play on family issues in the 1980's, by the major British playwright. NEAR FINE COPY, SECOND PRINTING, SIGNED by Hare on the title page..


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    Charade by Stone, Peter

    Gold Medal, 1964. Book. Mass Market Paperback. NEAR FINE, SECOND PRINTING, paperback, (First Printing1963)..


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    MUZEEKA by Guare, John

    Dramatist Play Service, 1968. Book. Trade Paperback. Early short play with anti war theme. Small, 12mo, small owner signature inside of cover, o/w VERY GOOD +, SIGNED BY GUARE on title page..


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    FIVE PLAYS: Chicago; Icarus's Mother; Red Cross; Fourteen Hundred Thousand; Melodrama Play by Sam Shepard

    Bobbs Merrill, 1967. Book. Trade Paperback. Five early plays by Shepard. A VERY GOOD COPY, FIRST PRINTING with a tipped in card saying " Compliments Of Bobbs Merrill at the Request of Irving Hanes" (writer)..


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    RIGOLETTO: Libretto For Rigoletto, An Opera In Four Acts by Verdi, Giuseppe and Piave, Francesco (Libretto) and Taubman, Howard and Maurois, Andre

    Metropolitan Opera Record Club, 1956. Book. Original Wraps. The Libretto in English and Italian based on the a play by Victor Hugo and with an appreciation written by Taubman and " Victor Hugo, Verdi and Rigoletto" by Maurois. Illustrated with photos and drawings. Some mild sunning to edges but a VERY GOOD, bright copy with no markings in the text..


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    THE COMEDIES OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE WITH MANY DRAWINGS by ABBEY EDWIN A.:

    1896 HARPER AND BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK. 4 VOLUMES WITH GREY BOARDS AND CREAM SPINES. VOLUME 1: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, AS YOU LIKE IT, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS AND THE TEMPEST. VOLUME 2: MIDSUMMER-NIGHT`S DREAM, TWELFTH NIGHT, TAMING OF THE SHREW AND TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA. VOLUME 3: MERCHANT OF VENICE, ALL`S WELL THAT ENDS WELL AND LOVE`S LABOUR`S LOST. VOLUME 4: MEASURE FOR MEASURE, MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR AND WINTER`S TALE. BLACK & WHITE PLATES WITH TISSUES. SERRATED PAGE EDGES. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED.


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    Le Rouge Et Le Noir ( The Red and the Black) by Stendhal, H. And De Beaumont, Pierre (Adaptation)

    1968. Book. Illus. by Boudignon, F.. Trade Paperback. An adaptation of Stendhal with some illustrations, NEAR FINE COPY, TEXT IN FRENCH..


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    La Musique et le Ballet Numero Special by La Revue Musicale

    Paris: Richard-Masse, Editeurs, 1953. This is a good softcover copy, some wear to the covers, crease to front cover. Completely clean inside. This is the Dec-Jan 1953 issue. Text in French. Contains around 20 essays about ballet: both traditional and modern. One of the essays is by Jean Roy about "Parade" and is illustrated with great black and white photos showing the actors modelling the costumes Picasso designed for this Ballets Russes production of 1917. 10" high X 7" wide, 189 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. . Soft Cover. Good.


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