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The Theatre Guild Anthology  1936
1 The Theatre Guild Anthology 1936
Random House 1936 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Random House, 1936 961 pp. Contains the complete texts of "Saint Joan" by George Bernard Shaw, "Porgy" by Dorthy and DuBose Heyward, "Strange Interlude" by Eugene O'Neill, "Mr. Pim Passes By" by A.A. Milne, "Marie of Scotland" by Maxwell Anderson, "He Who Gets Slapped " by Leonid Andryev and "Reunion in Vienna" by Robert Sherwood plus seven other plays. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on front endpapers. Green cloth boards are clean and untact with a little fading along spine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Stated First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Vocal Selections from Godspell
Milwaukee, WI Hal Leonard Publishing 1971 Paperback Very Good 
Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard Publishing, 1971 48 pp. Words and arrangements to the major numbers in the musical, "Godspell." text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean and undamaged.. Large Format Softcover. Very Good. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Spoon River Song Album, Aidman, Charles & Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn
3 Aidman, Charles & Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn Spoon River Song Album
Music Publishers Holding Corp. 1964 Paperback Fair 
Music Publishers Holding Corp., 1964 16 song arrangemets from the musical, "Spoon River Anthology.' Text is clean and tight save for marginalia on one page. Cover are rubbed.. Large Format Softcover. Fair. 9" x 12". 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Avila, Elaine Jane Austin, Action Figure and Other Plays (signed)
NoPassport Press 2012 1st Edition Paperback Near Fine Signed
NoPassport Press, 2012 278 pp. Foreward byTed Gregory. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Signed by Author on title Page. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Collegiate Musical Comedy "Good News!" Sheet Music "The Varsiy Drag," "Good News," and "Lucky in Love", B.G.De Sylva, Lew Brown & Ray Henderson
5 B.G.De Sylva, Lew Brown & Ray Henderson The Collegiate Musical Comedy "Good News!" Sheet Music "The Varsiy Drag," "Good News," and "Lucky in Love"
New York De Sylva, Brown and Henderson Inc. 1927 Paperback Very Good 
New York: De Sylva, Brown and Henderson Inc., 1927 Three sheet music folders, each six pages. marvelous black cover art with the legs ad top of the hat of a flapper. All are intact with light soil. # 001878 Size: 9" x 12". Pictorial Paper. Very Good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Beahan, Charles & Speare, Dorothy One Night of Love Adapted from the Story "Don't Fall in Love"
Saalfield Publishing 1935 Hardcover Good Illustrations from the Photoplay By Columbia Pitures 
Saalfield Publishing, 1935 Unpaginated. B&W photo in text. text is clean, tight, unmarked, yellowed. Pictorial paper cboards have spits at spine, rubbing at extremities. Size: 4.5" x 5". Hardcover. Good. Illus. by Illustrations from the Photoplay By Columbia Pitures. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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7 Bergman, Ingmar Scenes from a Marriage
U.S.A. Pantheon Books 1974 0394493052 / 9780394493053 Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: Pantheon Books, 1974 199 pp with B&W illustrations from the Swedish television version in text. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. Blue cloth boards are undamaged but have slight sun-damaged along the lower edge. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged. Now in protetive mylar. #001857. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Mudlark, Bonnet, Theodore
8 Bonnet, Theodore The Mudlark
Doubleday Doran & Co. 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Doubleday Doran & Co., 1949 305 pp. The novel from which the motion picture, "The Mudlark" starring Alec Guinness and Irene Dunn was made. This copy from the library of the motion picture's screenwriter, Nunnally Johnson. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, sloightly cocked. Blue cloth boards are clean, slightly sunned along spine.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Cerf, Bennett A. (ed.) Sixteen Famous American Plays
New York The Modern Library 1941 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: The Modern Library, 1941 1049 pp. With an introduction by Brooks Atkinson. Contains the complete texts of : 'They Knew What They Wanted", "The Front Page" by MacArthur and Hecht, "The Green Pastures" by Mark Connelly, "Ah, Wilderness" by Eugene O'Neill, "The Petrified Forest" by Robert Sherwood, "Waiting for Lefty by Clifford Odets, "The Women" by Claire Booth, "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder, "THe Little Foxes" by Lillian Hellman, "The ManWho CaMe to Dinner" by Moss Hart and George Kaufman and "Life With Father" by Harold Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red buckram boards are clean, bumped at corners. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Buckram. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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10 Cerf, Bennett A. (ed.) Sixteen Famous British Plays
New York The Modern Library 1942 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: The Modern Library, 1942 1000 pp. The best of British theatre from the 1920's to early 1940's with an introduction by John Mason Brown. Contains the full texts of "The Importance of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde, "What Every Woman Knows" by J.M. Barrie, "Mr. Pim Passes By" by A.A. Milne, "The Circle" by W. Somerset Maugham, "Cavalcade" by Noel Coward, "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" by Rudolf Beisier, plus others. Text is clean and unmarked, front hinge is cracked but tight. Grey boards are clean, bumped at corners, somewhat yellowed at spine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Buckram. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Love for Love the Play byWilliam Congreve Produced in New York June 3 to 8, 1940 By the Players, Congreve, William
11 Congreve, William Love for Love the Play byWilliam Congreve Produced in New York June 3 to 8, 1940 By the Players
Charles Scribner's Sons 1940 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Poor 
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940 88 pp. with an introduction in verse by Franklin P. Adams. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Endpaers are browned where the paper flaps of the DJ lie. Paper boards are browned around edges. Clear plastic DJ with paper flaps is missing material along top edge, has price (1.00) Now in protectiive mylar. Size: 6.75" x 10". First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Francesca Da Rimini, D'Annunzio, Gabriele
12 D'Annunzio, Gabriele Francesca Da Rimini
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1902 First American Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket as Published 
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1902 222pp with portraits of D'Annunzio and Elenora Duse in text. Dedicated " To the Divine Elenora Duse." text of play is clean and unmarked. There is some underlining in the introduction by Arthur Symons, the translator. Previous owner's handsome bookplate on free front endpaper, Endpapers have some discoloration from newspaper clippings. grey-green boards have a fin-de-sicle design in black and orange on the front cover. boards are rubbed and soiled but tight. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First American Edition. Decorative Paper. Fair/No Jacket as Published. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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13 Deans, Marjorie Meeting at the Sphinx Gabriel Pascal's Production of Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra With Forewords By Both the Author and Producer
MacDonald & Co 1946 First Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket Newton, Wilfred 
MacDonald & Co, 1946 An account of the making of the film, "Caesar and Cleopatra" starring Vivian Leigh, Claude Rains, and Stewart Grainger with extensive commentary by both Shaw and Pascal. With 33 color gravure illustrations and 31 B&W plates by photographer Wilfred Newton. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. The red cloth boards with pastedown of Michelangelo's Sybil on the front are bumped at corners, slightly bowed and appear to have been bent in the past. There is a sticker from MacDonald & Co New York on the flyleaf and two stamps indicating that this copy was the property of the Max Pfeffer Literary Agency, 45 W. 45th St., NYC. There is also a stamp on the back of the frontpiece stating, "Received Sept 27 1946 Copyright Office." I belive that MacDonald & Co. used this English edition copy to establish the copyright in the United States. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Newton, Wilfred. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Tovaritch, Deval, Jacques
14 Deval, Jacques Tovaritch
Henry Holt and Company 1936 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Henry Holt and Company, 1936 x, 192 pp of the play,plus 68 pp of French vocabulary. Introduction in English, text in French. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue cloth boards are rubbed at extremities.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 5" x 7". 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 Fairchild, William The Sound of Murder
London Samuel French 1960 Paperback Good No Jacket 
London: Samuel French, 1960 65 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cover is sunned along the top. Tucked within is a studio synopsis and notes on how the play could be adapted for the movies and for American audiences.. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Showboat    (facsimile edition), Ferber, Edna
16 Ferber, Edna Showboat (facsimile edition)
Doubleday, Page & Co. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
Doubleday, Page & Co. 398 pp. Appears to be a modern reproduction of the first edition of 1926. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Yellow cloth boards are pristine. DJ is bright and intact with some lightening to spine, but this may be deliberately printed that way. No ISBN or date to be found but I'd guess it's within the last twenty years.. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Scuba Duba : a Tense Comedy, Friedman, Bruce Jay
17 Friedman, Bruce Jay Scuba Duba : a Tense Comedy
Simon & Schuster 1969 First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Simon & Schuster, 1969 102 pp with eight pages of production photos."Scuba Duba was presented at the New Theatre, New York City on October 10, 1967, with a cast that included Jerry Orbach, Judd Hirsch and Cleavon Little. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is clean, bright, undamaged.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Hold Back the Dawn, Frings, Kitti
18 Frings, Kitti Hold Back the Dawn
New York Triangle Books 1942 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Triangle Books, 1942 338 pp. The book on which the Paramount Pictures movie starring Charles Boyer, Olivia de Haviland and Paulette Goddard was based. "The characters in this novel are refugees of a type Ellis Island never saw: aristocrats and intellectuals, the gay and cynical, the pampered and poverty-stricken, white collar immigrants waiting at America's back door, Tiajuana, for quota numbers they don't even know if they'll get." Text is clean tight and unmarked. On wartime pulp stock. DJ is clean, bright and intact. In mylar jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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A Treasury of the Theatre Volume 3   English, Irish, and American Drama from Wilde to Ionesco, Gassner, John (ed)
19 Gassner, John (ed) A Treasury of the Theatre Volume 3 English, Irish, and American Drama from Wilde to Ionesco
Simon And Schuster 1967 11th Printing. Hardcover Very Good Good 
Simon And Schuster, 1967 x, 498 - 1270 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards are lightly rubbed at extremities, DJ has shelfwear. Now in protective mylar.. 11th Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Thick Quarto. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Company, a Musical Comedy    Libretto, George Furth & Stephen Sondheim
20 George Furth & Stephen Sondheim Company, a Musical Comedy Libretto
Music Theatre International First Edition. Hardcover Very Good 
Music Theatre International 88 pp. Marked on cover" Not for sale. For professional use only." Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean and bright with a little rubbing.. First Edition.. Stapled Soft Cover. Very Good. Review Copy. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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