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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the British Stage / Volumes 3, 4 and 6
Edinburgh, Silvester Doig et al, 1792. Hardcover.8vo,,Bound in full period leather. Three volumes of six volume set. Ill.: title page vignette. Binding of each volume well-worn. Joints weak. A bit of foxing, else contents clean and tight. A good reading/reference set.
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Book number: 39088
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 74.25 | £UK 66.75 | JP¥ 9393]
Keywords: Drama;Theater;;;;;;;

 
Manitoba Theatre Centre 25th Anniversary Poster Book
Winnipeg, MB, ND (c. 1978). 1st edition. Wraps.Large 4to,,Card covers scuffed & sl. thumbed at corners, else vg condition. Ill.: Color illustrations.
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Book number: 3801
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2763]
Keywords: Theater;Winnipeg;Posters;Manitoba Theatre;;;;;

 
VAZQUEZ-AMARAL, MARY MADIRACA
The Theater of Emilio Carballido: 1950-1966
Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, ND (1971). Hardcover. pp. v, 271.Square 8vo,,Bound in dark blue buckram with gilt spine lettering,A photographic reproduction of a Ph. D. thesis on Mexican author and playwright Emilio Carballido, submitted to the graduate school of Rutgers University (Prof. Frank Dauster, supervisor) in June, 1970. Scarce item: WorldCat shows only three copies in institutional holdings. Portions of the text are in Spanish. A utilitarian binding, now a bit scuffed. Former owner's name and some light pencilling to text; else very good condition.
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Book number: 586
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 43.75 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5525]
Keywords: Theater;Mexico;;;;;;;

 
BALE, JOHN / EDITED BY J. PAYNE COLLIER FROM THE MS. OF THE AUTHOR IN THE LIBRARY OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE
Kynge Johan. A Play in Two Parts
London, The Camden Society, 1838. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xiv, 110.Larger 8vo,,Bound in original blue cloth blocked in blind & lettered in gilt,The Camden Society was founded in 1838 to publish rare editions of early British history and literature. Its original membership was about 500, but never exceeded 1,250. It ran into financial and other difficulties in the 1880s, when it as taken over by the Royal Historical Society. Our offering is the original edition of the second publication of the Society in its first series, called the 'Old Series'. In all the Old Series comprised 105 separate titles. Some have recently been reprinted, a number of which appear in the abominable POD (print-on-demand) format, the book equivalent of a TV dinner. Boards bumped at corners and lightly scuffed. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy of a very scarce book.
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Book number: 37476
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.75 | £UK 59 | JP¥ 8288]
Keywords: Drama;English plays;;;;;;;

 
AN-SKY, S. / TRANSLATED FROM THE YIDDISH WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE AN INTRODUCTION BY S. MORRIS VON ENGEL
The Dybbuk between Two Worlds
NP (Winnipeg, MB), NP, 1975. 1st edition. Wraps. pp. xxviii,68.8vo,,Card covers turned with a bit of soiling, else g/vg condition. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Another translation of the classic drama of the Yiddish theater. The deign on the front cover is by John Hirsch.
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Book number: 44675
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1381]
Keywords: Hassidic Jews;Play;Yiddish literature;Jewish Literature;;;;;

 
BOSSIN, HYE (ED.)
1960-61 Year Book Canadian Motion Picture Industry with Television Section
Toronto, Film Publications of Canada, 1961. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 175.8vo,,Light shelf wear & a touch of soiling to cloth; else vg cond. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Everything you wanted to know about the visual entertainment industry - its venues, equipment and people - in Canada in '61.
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Book number: 36396
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2210]
Keywords: Movies;TV;Entertainment;;;;;;

 
O'CASEY, SEAN
Within the Gates a Play of Four Scenes in a London Park
New York City, Macmillan, 1934. Hardcover. pp. viii, 203.8vo,,Bound in original teal green cloth and in original dust jacket,First published in America in January, 1934, this is the second printing of the first American edition, published the following May. Related newspaper clipping laid-in loose. Very light shelf wear, else near fine condition in lightly soiled, else good to very good dust jacket.
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Book number: 41856
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1658]
Keywords: IrishLit;Drama;;;;;;;

 
CHURCH, DAVID (ED.)
Playing with Memories Essays on Guy Maddin
Winnipeg, MB, University of Manitoba Press, 2009. 1st printing. pp. xiii, 280.8vo,,Larger format paperback, sl. shelf wear, else in very good cond. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. ISBN 9780887557125.
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Book number: 42268
USD 19.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2155]
Keywords: Film studies;Movies;Directors;;;;;;

 
COCTEAU, JEAN
Two Screenplays the Blood of a Poet the Testament of Orpheus
New York, Orion Press, 1968. Hardcover. pp. 144.8vo,,Very sl bumped, else vg in sl. rubbed and soiled, vg dj. Ill.: Black-and-white photographs. Translated from the French by Carol Martin-Sperry. Included are some of Cocteau's writings on the cinema.
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Book number: 26152
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 3868]
Keywords: Theatre;Plays;Drama;;;;;;

 
DISHER, M. WILLSON
Fairs Circuses and Music Halls
London, Collins, 1942. 1st. Hardcover. 48 pp.8vo,,Rather chipped and soiled dj, new eps, g/vg.. Ill.: Lovely color plates. Part of the Britain in Pictures Series.
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Book number: 446
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2210]
Keywords: Entertainment;;;;;;;;

 
DONLEAVY, J. P.
A Singular Man
London, The Bodley Head, 1965. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 104.Small 8vo,,Near fine cond. in sl. soiled, else very good dust jacket. The dust jacket has not been price-clipped. This is the dramatic version (play).
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Book number: 36168
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1658]
Keywords: BritLit;;;;;;;;

 
[GREEK DRAMA AND THEATER]
The Theatre of the Greeks, or the History, Literature, and Criticism of the Grecian Drama... .
Cambridge, J. & J. J. Rivington et al, 1830. 3rd edition. Hardcover. pp. viii, 572.8vo,,Bound in full calf, with gilt-embossed prize stamp on front bd.With a bookplate affixed to the front pastedown attesting to the presentation by 'The Directors of U. C. (Upper Canada) College' of this book, in 1834, to Thomas Ewart. In turn, there is a rubber stamp to the first preliminary blank leaf and to the recto of the rear free endpaper, announcing the donation of this book by one of Ewart's descendants to the Government of Manitoba Library. Internally, this book is in very nice condition but, given the state of the binding, it should be considered a reading copy only (or a candidate for re-binding), and is priced accordingly. Ill.: fold-out plan. Front board & spine label detached, but present. Spine and rear board heavily rubbed & chipped. Conts. very clean & tight.
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Book number: 29014
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 3868]
Keywords: Greece;Theater;Drama;Tragedies;Criticism;;;;

 
FELLINI, FEDERICO
Early Screenplays Variety Lights the White Sheik
New York, The Orion Press, 1971. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 198.8vo,,Sl bumped, else vg in price-clipped, vg dj. Ill.: Black-and-white photographs. Translated from the Italian by Judith Green.
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Book number: 26154
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1658]
Keywords: Theatre;Plays;Drama;Italian lit;;;;;

 
FRIEDE, DONALD
The Mechanical Angel
New York, Alfred A Knopf, 1948. 1st edition. Hardcover. ix, 246 pp.Large 8vo.Sp slant, spotting, poss. dampstain to bds, conts ok, worn, good. Dj is heavily soiled & edge worn. Significant spotting, sp sunned. Antecdotes and reminiscences of the glittery 1920's.
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Book number: 19518
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1658]
Keywords: Theater;Social History;Movie stars;Broadway;Art dealers;Book publishers;Memoirs;Autobiography;Biography

 
GALSWORTHY, JOHN
The Plays of John Galsworthy
London, Duckworth, May, 1935. Hardcover. pp. 1149.Thick 8vo,,Handsomely bound in finely-tooled half green morocco,There is a small mark to the lower right of the front board. The bottom edge of the boards is a trifle bumped & scuffed. There is a tiny bit of spotting to the foredges. Otherwise, the book is in very good condition. This is the fourth printing of the first (1929) edition. The spine is in compartments with gilt lettering and blocking.
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Book number: 30179
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 43.75 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5525]
Keywords: Bindings;BritLit;Drama;Plays;;;;;

 
GANONG, JOAN
Backstage at Stratford
Toronto, Longmans Canada Ltd, 1962. 1st edition. Hardcover. 198 pp.8vo,,Bd. extremities worn, light soiling; else g/vg (no dust jacket). Ill.: black-and-white photographs. An account, with photos, of the 1961 season at Canada's pre-eminent Shakespeare festival. Photo page 8/9 torn out.
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Book number: 29965
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 939]
Keywords: Theater;Shakespeare;Stratford Festival;Canadian Theatre;;;;;

 
WEEDON, GEOFF AND RICHARD WARD
Fairground Art the Art Forms of Travelling Fairs, Carousels and Carnival Midways
London, White Mouse Editions, 1981. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 312.Oblong 4to,,Near fine condition in very scuffed, still serviceable slipcase. Ill.: colour, b&w photographs. ISBN 0904568288.
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Book number: 34835
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 74.25 | £UK 66.75 | JP¥ 9393]
Keywords: Merry-go-round;Carousel;Circus;Sideshows;Midway;;;;

 
GREENE, GRAHAM
British Dramatists
London, Collins, 1942. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 48,Slim 8vo,,Illustrated paper over boards and in matching dust jacket,1944 ink inscription on front free endpaper. Board edges rubbed & a bit bumped. Boards sl. bowed; else in good plus condition. The original dust jacket is chipped, scuffed, with wear to spine ends; else in good minus, to good, condition. Ill.: 8 color plates, 26 b&w ills. One of numerous titles in the 'Britain in Pictures Series', authored by famous English writers and authorities.
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Book number: 33186
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1105]
Keywords: Drama;The theater;;;;;;;

 
SAYLER, OLIVER M. (ED.) / TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN BY MARIELE S. GUDERNATSCH AND OTHERS
Max Reinhardt and His Theatre / 'the Miracle' Edition / with 57 Illustrations in Full Colors and 166 in Black-and-White
New York City, Brentano's, 1926. Hardcover.Thick 8vo,,,Bound in original woven black cloth with gilt lettering and designs (now faded to spine), and patterned endpapers. Numerous full-colour tipped-in plates of costume designs by Norman Bel-Geddes for the American production of 'The Miracle', plus many b&w photo plates. Binding shows some wear, corners bumped, front hinge starting, contents unmarked. A good copy. Ill.: colour, b&w illustrations. Minor ink inscription on half title page.
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Book number: 43339
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2763]
Keywords: Germany;German theater;Hollywood;Film studies;Norman Bel-Geddes;;;;

 
JOHN, DAVID G.
The German Nachspiel in the Eighteenth Century
Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1991. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xii, 411.8vo,Publisher's bookplate, else near fine cond.. Ill.: B&w illust. A study of the often comic epilogue following the main theatrical performance in eighteenth-century Germany.
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Book number: 18754
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2763]
Keywords: Theatre;Germany;Eighteenth century;;;;;;

 
JOYCE, JAMES
Exiles a Play in Three Acts
London, Egoist Press, 1921. 2nd edition. Hardcover. 154 pp.8vo,,Good+ to very good.Bookplate, ink name & address on ffep. Corners sl bumped, spine ends a bit frayed, joints weak, with 3/4' tear at top spine, minor soiling to covers. Front hinge splitting at half-title. Stitching loosening slightly but still tight. Contents clean. Second state, of the second edition, with black cloth and Jonathan Cape stamped at base of spine. .
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Book number: 22463
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.5 | £UK 47.25 | JP¥ 6630]
Keywords: Literature;Irish Literature;Drama;Plays;;;;;

 
KNOTT, FREDERICK, ARTHUR MILLER, TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
[Five Play Booklets] Dial 'm' for Murder, the Crucible, a View from the Bridge, a Streetcar Named Desire, the Glass Menagerie
New York City, Dramatists Play Service, 1953 to 1972.12mo,,All staple bound in original printed card covers,Sold as a lot of five titles. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. These are the acting editions. Some show wear, some have hand written acting notes or cues. All good condition or better.
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Book number: 24841
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1105]
Keywords: American theater;Drama;;;;;;;

 
KNOWLES, JOHN KENNETH
Luisa Josefina Hernandez: A Study of Her Dramatic Theory and Practice
Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms, ND (1970). Hardcover. pp. xv, 234.Square 8vo,,Bound in dark blue buckram with gilt spine lettering,A photographic reproduction of a Ph. D. thesis on Mexican author and playwright Luisa Josefina Hernandez, submitted to the graduate school of Rutgers University (Prof. Frank Dauster, supervisor) in October, 1969. Scarce item: WorldCat shows only six copies in institutional holdings. Printed on one side of each page, and on flimsy paper. Some pencilling to text. A utilitarian binding, now a bit scuffed; else very good condition. Portions of the text are in Spanish.
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Book number: 35092
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 43.75 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5525]
Keywords: Theater;;;;;;;;

 
KRAWCHUK, PETER (ED.)
Our Stage the Amateur Performing Arts of the Ukrainian Settlers in Canada
Toronto, Kobzar Publishing Company, 1984. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 397.8vo,,Sl. bumped; else nf in sl. chipped & scuffed, o/w vg+ dj. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Translated from the Ukrainian by Mary Skrypnyk.
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Book number: 27064
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2763]
Keywords: Immigrants;Theater;Ukraine;Canadiana;;;;;

 
LARSEN, WILLIAM W.
Puppetrix
NP, Hades Publications, 1988. Wraps. pp. 17.4to,,Card covers sl. rolled & soiled. Conts. clean. A gd/vg copy. An interesting and unusual study of the history and technique of hand puppetry. Scarce item.
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Book number: 36977
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 3868]
Keywords: Puppets;;;;;;;;

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