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    The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, Vol. II, 1945-1957 by Devlin, Albert J. and Tischler, Nancy M. (editors)

    New York: New Directions, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. These letters are from Tennessee Williams's greatest period, which included such plays as A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Octavo, 662 pages, hardcover. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy.


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    Representative Plays by American Dramatists, 1765-1819 by Moses, Montrose J

    New York: E. P. Dutton, 1918. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 677 pp. Binding is nearly tight, with hinges repaired. Cover shows light rubbing and edgewear. Final 2 leaves are taped in. Text is otherwise tight, clean, and unmarked


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    True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor by Mamet, David

    New York: Pantheon Books, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by David Mamet on the half title. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Signed copies of this book are uncommon, especially in such a nice condition as this. A beautiful copy. Mamet offers important advice to actors: the right way to undertake auditions and rehearsals; how to deal with agents and individual gigs, and much more. Some valuable lessons here for aspiring actors.


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    27 Wagons Full of Cotton, and Other One-Act Plays by Williams, Tennessee

    [Norfolk, Conn.]: New Directions, 1945. First edition, with DJ preserved in pieces. Hardcover. Very Good +/ DJ preserved in pieces inside. 207 p.; 22 cm


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    The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, Vol. II, 1945-1957 by Devlin, Albert J. and Tischler, Nancy M. (editors)

    New York: New Directions, 2004. These letters are from Tennessee Williams's greatest period, which included such plays as A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Octavo, 662 pages, paperback. Near Fine with a five-inch crease to last 10 pages or so.


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    Some Freaks by Mamet, David

    New York: Viking, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 180 pages. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, with mild toning to the jacket (mostly visible on the flaps). Review copy with press release laid in.


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    Three Uses of the Knife by Mamet, David

    New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. 12mo, 88 pages. A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Three David Mamet essays on the importance of drama in understanding ourselves and the world. This Mamet title is extremely scarce when signed.


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    Get Up and Go by Murray, Stephen

    Venice, FL: Eldridge Publishing Co., 1999. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 44 pp. Tight and clean, unworn, looks unread


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    Tennessee Williams: A Casebook by Gross, Robert F. (editor)

    New York: Routledge, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Twelve essays on Tennessee Williams's career, with a look at not only his most famous plays but also his lesser-known works. Octavo, 214 pages, hard cover, issued without a dust jacket. A surprisingly scarce volume.


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    Curtain Going Up!: A Comedy in Three Acts by Johnston, Gregory

    New York, etc.: Samuel French, 1980. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 116 pp. Binding is tight, with light rubbing on cover. Text is tight, clean, and unmarked


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    The Hero Pony by Mamet, David

    New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. 8vo, 56 pages. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Pages moderately toned. Uncommon signed. David Mamet is best known as a playwright. But this book demonstrates his virtuosity as a writer; it's his debut collection of poems.


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    The Last Gladiator by Follose, Martin

    Denver, Colo.: Pioneer Drama Service, 2003. Soft Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 51 pp. Stapled wraps are tight, with slight rubbing on cover. Text is tight, clean, and unmarked


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    Cinderella's Shakespeare by Craig, Lindsey C

    Venice, FL: Eldridge Publishing, 1997. Soft Cover. As New/No Jacket. 24 pp. Tight and clean, unworn, looks unread


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    Sixty Second Singles: A Short Comedy by Jory, Jon

    New York: Playscripts, Inc., 2004. Soft Cover. As New/No Jacket. 27 pp. Tight and clean, unworn, looks unread


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    Three Children's Plays by Mamet, David

    New York: Grove Press, 1986. First Edition. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. Octavo, 158 pages. A beautiful copy of the exceedingly scarce first edition in pink boards. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Small indentation on the rear board. Dust jacket has a bit of toning at the spine and edges, and a tiny tear at the upper fold of the rear panel. A beautiful copy of a very difficult book to find, and even more uncommon SIGNED by David Mamet. The book contains three plays: "The Poet and the Rent," "The Frog Prince," and "The Revenge of the Space Pandas or Binky Rudich and the Two-Speed Clock."


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    Mandy Dear: A Play by Ingber, Hillary

    Cambridge, MA: Playscripts, 1999. Soft Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 40 pp. Stapled wraps are tight, with slight rubbing on cover. Text is tight, clean, and unmarked. "With one particularly reckless letter, an advice columnist at a small Boston newspaper provokes a reader to lose his girlfriend. Over the course of this romantic comedy, the columnist and that reader get to know each other better than either would have liked, and grow to like each other more than either would have known."


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    Wilson: A Consideration of the Sources by Mamet, David

    Woodstock and New York, NY: The Overlook Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Mick Brownfield. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. A beautiful, superior copy, with fabulous cover art by Mick Brownfield. Uncommon signed. "When the Internet--and the collective memory of the 21st century--crashes, the past is reassembled from the downloaded memories of Ginger, wife of ex-President Wilson." (From the cover flap)


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    Arrivals: Romantic Farce by McDonough, Jerome

    Woodstock, IL; London; Melbourne: Dramatic Publishing, 1995. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 36 pp. Tight and clean, unworn, looks unread


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    Lakeboat by Mamet, David

    New York: Grove Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo, 112 pages. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Some page edges slightly folded, as if they had once been paperclipped. Light toning to the jacket. "Lakeboat takes place aboard a merchant marine ship and focuses on the conversations among its eight crew members, who work the Great Lakes. Their lives center around their seemingly purposeless tasks on the boat, and around sex, gambling, booze, and fights, or at least talking about all of these." (From the cover flap)


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    Street Story: A Play in One Act by Jackson, Keith

    Denver, Colo.: Pioneer Drama Service, 1993. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 19 pp. Stapled wraps are tight. Cover shows light rubbing and sunning, with owner's name in ink. Scattered underlining and marginal comments


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    Tennessee Williams: Everyone Else Is an Audience by Hayman, Ronald

    New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. An exploration of the life and writings of Tennessee Williams and how they were linked. Octavo, 268 pages. Fine in a Fine dust jacket.


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    Farewell to Galatea: A Comedy in One Act by Ainsworth, Ford

    Schulenberg, TX: I. E. Clark, 1977. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 35 pp. Stapled wraps are tight. Cover shows slight rubbing and owner's name stamped. Text is tight, clean, and unmarked


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    Memoirs by Williams, Tennessee

    Garden City, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1983. Later printing. Octavo, 264 pages, paperback. Very Good. Pages lightly age-toned, with some foxing along edges and a bit of scuffing on the back cover.


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    The Lovesick Cat, Based on One of Aesop's Fables by Cook, Candice

    Quincy, MA: Baker's Plays, 2005. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Marotta, Juliette. 11 pp. Tight and clean, unworn, looks unread


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    Tennessee Williams' s The Glass Menagerie by Bloom, Harold (editor)

    New York: Chelsea House, 2007. Octavo, 178 pages. A compilation of essays on Tennessee Williams and The Glass Menagerie, Williams's first popular success. From the Bloom's Modern Critical Views series on famous writers and their works, this one being an "updated edition" of the book on The Glass Menagerie. Hardcover, issued without a dust jacket. Fine.


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