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Sources of Theatrical History (First Edition)

By: A. M. Nagler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Theatre Annual Inc: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029099


Burgundy cloth with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece. Illustrated. xxiii, 611pp., index. No writing in the book. Dust jacket spine sunned and chipped at head and tail of spine. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Knight at the Movies: Medieval History on Film (First Edition)

By: Aberth, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York and London, Routledge: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040169


Imagining the Middle Ages is an unprecedented examination of the historical content of films depicting the medieval period from the 11th to the 15th centuries. Historians increasingly feel the need to weigh in on popular depictions of the past, since so much of the public's knowledge of history comes from popular mediums. Aberth dissects how each film interpreted the period, offering estimations of the historical accuracy of the works and demonstrating how they project t... View more info

Esther Wake or The Spirit of the Regulators: A Play in Four Acts (First Edition)

By: Adolph Vermont

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Edwards & Broughton Printing Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024616


Purple cloth, head and tail of spine and corners worn, spine sunned, previous owner's name written on front end-paper, a little pencil marginalia, 74pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Rosamund: Queen of the Lombards: A Tragedy (First American Edition)

By: Algernon Charles Swinburne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Co: 1899

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 026238


Dark navy cloth with gold lettering and design, hairline tear along front exterior hinge, no writing in the book, 81pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Henchman of the Moon: A Poetic Drama in Five Acts (First Edition Review Copy)

By: Antoinette Scudder

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Bookfellows: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023867


Blue cloth with gold lettering and design, end papers age-toned, Compliments of the Author review copy slip bound in before front free end paper, head of dust-jacket spine chipped with small piece missing on spine, review copy limited to 300 copies, 110pp., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tragedies by Arthur Symons (First Edition)

By: Arthur Symons

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026106


Blue cloth, original paper spine label (worn around edges), 151pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Documentary: A History of the Non-fiction Film (First Edition)

By: Barnouw, Erik

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038041


Now brought completely up to date, the new edition of this classic work on documentary films and filmmaking surveys the history of the genre from 1895 to the present day. With the myriad social upheavals over the past decade, documentaries have enjoyed an international renaissance; here Barnouw considers the medium in the light of an entirely new political and social climate. He examines as well the latest filmmaking technology, and the effects that video cassettes and c... View more info

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The Andy Griffith Show Book: From Miracle Salve to Kerosene Cucumbers : The Complete Guide to One of Television's Best-Loved Shows

By: Beck, Ken; Clark, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martins Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 032878


The Andy Griffith Show is one or America's perennial TV favorites. It hasn't left the air (thanks to reruns) in the 35 years since its debut and is one of the most-watched programs in syndication. With fabulous cast photos, a color photo insert and a rip-roaring introduction, this special anniversary edition is a must-have for fans of the show. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 217pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Prologue: A Drama of Jon Hus (First Edition)

By: Bob Jones

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Greenville, SC, Bob Jones University: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027760


Paperback. Illustrated cover. Illustrated with photos. No writing in the book. First few pages a bit chewed and curled at right top corner. 69pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Shakespeare Interpreted by Bob Jones, Jr.

By: Bob Jones, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greenville, SC, Bob Jones University:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039599


Unusual Records. Jones plays Shylock, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Richard II, Richard III, and MacBeth. 4 LP records in pictorial board cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Madman Divine (El Loco Dios) Echegaray: Poet Lore: A Quarterly Magazine of Letters: Spring Number Volume XIX (First Edition)

By: Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke, Editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, The Poet Lore Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025159


Quarter cloth with original paper-covered boards, original paper labels on spine and front cover, corners and board edges a bit worn, xvi, 128pp., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Touch of Evil: Orson Welles, Director (Rutgers Films in Print, Vol. 3)

By: Comito, Professor Terry [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Brunswick and London, Rutgers University Press: 1991

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 035950


Touch of Evil is Volume 3 in the Rutgers Films in Print series. Considered by many critics to be one of Welles's great works, the film gets a superb review in this first-rate anthology. . . . Recommended." --Film Study "This is a welcome addition to the growing collection of scripts of film classics, one to put on the shelf next to Welles's Citizen Kane. . . . Recommended." --Choice Welles is by consensus one of the most talented film directors who ever work... View more info

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The Story of Film: A Worldwide History of Film from the Host of the BBC's Scene by Scene

By: Cousins, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2004-09-02

Seller ID: 025612


Near fine hardcover in near fine dust jacket. Light shelf wear. Profusely illustrated. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Eighty Years of Cinema

By: Cowie, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Tantivy Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028652


Black cloth with silver lettering on spine. No writing in the book. Pictorial dust jacket (not price clipped). Illustrated with photos. 323pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Film Noir: Reflections in a Dark Mirror

By: Crowther, Bruce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Continuum Intl Pub Group: 1989

Seller ID: 035280


With the advent of the Second World War a new mood was discernible in film drama - an atmosphere of disillusion and a sense of foreboding, a dark quality that derived as much from the characters depicted as from the cinematographer's art. These films, among them such classics as "Double Indemnity", "The Woman in the Window", "Touch of Evil" and "Sunset Boulevard", emerged retrospectively as a genre in themselves when a French film critic r... View more info

A Treasury of Opera Librettos (First Edition)

By: David G. Legerman, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028398


Illustrated cloth (silver) with black spine label and silver lettering. Textured end papers. Illustrated. No writing in the book. xvi, thick 1,060pp. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Dance in Mind: Profiles and Reviews 1976-83 (First Edition)

By: Deborah Jowitt; Lois Greenfield [Photographer]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035191


A selection of dance profiles and reviews shot through with rigorous insight and personable prose. Two toned cloth with silver spine lettering. Illustrated. xi, 307pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

On Filmmaking (Signed First Edition)

By: Dmytryk, Edward

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston and London, Focal Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 035203


Author's warm inscription on half title page. Slate blue cloth with black spine lettering. Folding chart. Mylar cover. 538pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Brass Ankle: A Play in Three Acts (Signed First Edition)

By: DuBose Heyward

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 024094


1/4 cloth with boards, embossed lettering (title and author) on front board, signed limited edition #16 of 100, previous owner's signature and date (2012) on title page, lacks slipcase, mylar cover, 133pp., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Film Scripts Four (SIGNED BY GORE VIDAL)

By: Editor-George P. Garrett; Editor-O. B. Hardison, Jr.; Editor-Jane R. Gelfman

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts Educational Division/Meredith Corporation: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Gore Vidal

Seller ID: 014483


Signed by Gore Vidal at his script ("The Best Man," p 146). No other writing or markings in the book. Pages lightly tanned around the edges. Spiral bound paperback. Comb spine in good condition. Covers show light edgewear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Journeys Among The Dead A Playwith Lithographs By Eugène Ionesco, Translated By Barbara Wright (Signed)

By: Eugene Ionesco

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1987

Edition: Limited Editions Club Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040007


Small Folio. Paperback. This is a Limited Edition number 682 of 1000 copies. Signed by Ionesco on the colophon. xiv, 127pp. Book has some very gentle creasing and smudges from slip box. Slipcase box in very good plus condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Cambodia: A Book for People Who Find Television Too Slow (First Edition)

By: Fawcett, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035475


"Cambodia: A Book For People Who Find Television Too Slow" is a ferociously brilliant book that challenges its readers to see the world with new eyes, in a new light. Through an arresting division of its pages-- thriteen wildly imaginative short stories at the top, and a passionate essay on colonialism and Southeast Asia at the bottom, running like a Mekong River footnote throughout the book-- Brian Fawcett startles, amuses, and infuriates his hooked readers with... View more info

Sophocles: Oedipus the King

By: Francis Storr, Translator

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Heritage Press:

Seller ID: 038773


Full red leather with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Slipcase in very good plus condition. 159pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ca, C'est Paris: A Play Adapted from the works of Thomas Wolfe (Limited First Edition)

By: Frank C. Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, The Thomas Wolfe Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031014


Limited First Edition #142 of 500 copies. 22nd in the series. White illustrated cloth (glossy). Black lettering and design on spine and front cover. No writing in the book. xi, 83pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Artists' Theatre: Four Plays (First Evergreen Edition)

By: Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, James Merrill, Lionel Abel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1960

Edition: First Evergreen Edition

Seller ID: 029319


Paperback. Edited by Herbert Machiz. Illustrated. 224pp. Several price markings inside front cover. Try, Try. The Heroes. The Bait. Absalom. 4 plays in one binding. Lepper 344. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Carolina Folk-Plays (Signed)

By: Frederick H. Koch, Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co: 1927

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 037522


Inscribed by the author on front free end paper, dated 1930. Sand cloth with red lettering. Previous owner's personal library bookplate inside front cover. xxix, 166pp., with ads. Frontispiece. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Spring Cleaning (Signed)

By: Fredrick Lonsdale

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glasgow, W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 035275


Author's gift inscription on front free end-paper. Blue cloth with gold lettering and spine. Ex-library. Front cover stained. One page at rear is taped on inner hinge. 168pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Flattering Word and Other One-Act Plays

By: George Kelly

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1928

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 026107


Black cloth, original paper labels on spine and front cover, no writing in the book, previous owner's name written on front free end-paper, 212pp. Text tight and clean. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Rise of the Goldbergs with an Introduction by Eddie Cantor (Signed First Edition)

By: Gertrude Berg

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, NY and Newark, NJ, Barse & Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author and two others

Seller ID: 028430


Red cloth with black lettering. Portrait frontispiece. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper (also signed by Rosalyn Silber and Alfred Corn, two other stars of the radio show, "The Goldbergs" The Goldbergs began as a weekly 15-minute program called The Rise of the Goldbergs on November 20, 1929, going daily in 1931. The series moved to CBS in 1936 with the title shortened to The Goldbergs. This book is signed by three stars in the radio series. 2... View more info

Halliwell's Film Guide

By: Halliwell, Leslie L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1980

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 039277


Brown boards with decorated spine. Illustrated. xiii, 1,018pp. Textured end papers. Top edges red. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Christopher Marlowe: Four Plays

By: Havelock Ellis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1966

Edition: Limited Editions Club Edition

Seller ID: 038959


Quarter leather with blind-stamped, fabric cloth boards. Private library mark. xiv, 280pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

David O. Selznick's Hollywood (First Edition)

By: Haver Ronald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035281


Oversized. Red cloth with silver lettering on spine and front cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Illustrated. Solid copy. 425pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

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The Major Works of Heinrich Von Kleist (A New Directions Book) First Edition

By: Helbling, Robert E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035602


Goethe, Schiller and Kleist were the great innovative forces of the early Romantic movement. Kleist's 7 plays, 8 novellas and essays anticipate Europe's concern with the grotesque and the absurd. Blue cloth with black spine lettering. Previous owner's bookplate and name written in several places. ix, 275pp., index. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Yeat and the Noh: Types of Japanese Beauty and the Reflection in Yeat's Plays (First Edition)

By: Hiro Ishibashi; Edited by Anthony Kerrigan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hiro Ishibashi: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023504


Paperback, illustrated, folding frontispiece, pp 129-196., being No. VI of the Dolmen Press Yeats Centenary Papers MCMLXV, no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Audrey Hepburn

By: Ian Woodward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1984

Seller ID: 024858


Very good + paperback showing moderate shelf wear. Great reading copy! Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Grease: The Winter Repertory: A New Rock' N Roll Musical Music, Book and Lyrics

By: Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Winter House Ltd: 1972

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 037996


Black cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Age toned dust jacket and on front free end papers. 99pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The 1985 Kennedy Center Honor Recipients: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: The 1985 Corporate Fund (First Edition)

By: John F. Welch, Jr., Chairman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pridemark Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033758


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: The 1985 Corporate Fund. Spiral bound paperback. Non-paginated. Illustrated. First page clipped at corner affecting a few words of text. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Dance It's Place in Art and Life (signed)

By: Kinney, Troy & Margaret West.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor: 1935

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 001410


Signed by Both Authors INSCRIBED by both authors to Wayland W Williams and dated 1937 Falls Village. Bookplate inside front cover. Indexed. Photographic illustrations throughout.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Cirque du Soleil (First Edition)

By: La Guma, Alex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1993, Northwestern University: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024372


Paperback, pictorial front cover, illustrated, no writing in the book, 144pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Lawrence Welk: God Bless America: Viewer's Guide

By: Lawrence Welk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, CA, Lawrence Welk Syndication: 2003

Seller ID: 038561


A companion viewer's guide to the public television special. Spiral bound paperback. 113pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Big Book of Noir (First Thus)

By: Lee Server; Martin H. Greenberg; Ed Gorman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Pub: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035255


The interest in the origins of "noir" has never been greater. Invented in Depression America, elevated to art in post-war France, it has been reinvented as the entertainment form for the new millennium. Paperback. Color illustrated cover. ix, 386pp., index. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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To the Stars by Andrieff: Poet Lore: A Quarterly Magazine of Letters Volume XVIII Winter 1907 (First Edition)

By: Leonid Andreieff

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Poet Lore Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023477


Quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, original paper spine label, original paper label on front cover, pp 417-553 with index, no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ballroom Echoes

By: Lon A. Gault

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Andrew Corbet Press: 1989

Seller ID: 015341


Interior clean and unmarked. Light toning to first pages. Soft covers near fine. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Frou-Frou: A Comedy in Five Acts (First Editon)

By: Meilhac and Halevy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, F. Rullman: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030756


Translated expressly for the Bernhardt Season by Mr. Frederick A. Schwab. Paperback. Sewn pamphlet. 49pp. Frontispiece. Edges of cover and some pages chipped without any textual losses. No writing in the booklet. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Acting Version of The Green Hat: A Romance by Michael Arlen (Signed)

By: Michael Arlen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1925

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027699


Paper-covered boards with line design. Back strip gone. Paper label remnants on front and back boards (two labels on each board). Author's signature on half title page. Limited edition of 175 copies. 108pp. View more info

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My Sister Marilyn: A Memoir of Marilyn Monroe

By: Miracle, Berniece Baker; Miracle, Mona Rae

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books: 1994-01-06

Seller ID: 021607


Near fine hardcover in a near fine pictorial dust jacket, very light shelf wear and remainder mark on the tail edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Ziegfeld Girl: Image and Icon in Culture and Cinema

By: Mizejewski, Linda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Durham and London, Duke University Press Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023898


Paperback, illustrated, x, 241pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

John Curry

By: Money, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1978-01-01

Seller ID: 022438


Very good hardcover in near fine dust jacket. Light shelf wear to jacket. Former owner's name on the first free end sheet and title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Young Aphroditis (First Edition)

By: Nikos Koundourous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026097


Pictorial cover, not paginated, illustrated in black and white. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Eugene O'Neill Complete Plays 1913-1920 (Library of America) First Printing

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039417


The only American dramatist awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, Eugene O'Neill wrote with poetic expressiveness, emotional intensity, and immense dramatic power. This Library of America volume (the first in a three-volume set) contains twenty-nine plays he wrote between 1913, when he began his career, and 1920, the year he first achieved Broadway success.Many of O'Neill's early plays are one-act melodramas whose characters are caught in extreme situations. Thirst and... View more info