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1 Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame: Eleventh Anniversary Program, Oscar Micheaux Awards Ceremony, February 26, 1984
N/P N/P 1984 First Edition, Thus Soft Cover Fair No Jacket 
24 pages, saddle stapled. Inductees include Carmen de Lavallade; Mantan Moreland; Richard Pryor; Billy Dee Williams; & Jennifer Holiday. Covers are soiled, and separated from the contents. Contents are bright, clean, and intact. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Albertieri, Luigi Coreographic of Ballet in Opera Mignon (Presentation Volume with Text and Drawings in the Hand of the Author) [with] Typed letter Signed
N/P Self Published Half Leather - Hardbound Good No Jacket 8vo 
42 page journal book, with red leather over spine and corners; Cut out block letters pasted to front cover with title "Mignon" and same on first page of contents; Contents are all in the hand of Luigi Albertieri and include one page presentation, followed by 38 pages alternating with text and drawings/figures showing choreography; Presentation is in English and reads: "To / The very good / teacher Lillian / Cushing, in remem / brance of my first copy / of Coreografic of the ballet / in Opera Mignon, made in / the years 1896- for Covent Garden / London, and Metropolitan Opera / House of New York. / Yours truly / Luigi Albertieri"; Remaining text is in Italian; Volume may be ex-library, as there is some wear to spine appearing that a label may have been removed, as well as to rear end leaves where tape residue remains; Letter M of cover title, MIGNON, is worn, though title remains clear; All of writing and drawings remain very bright and clean; Folded and laid into the book is a typed letter with personal letterhead of Luigi Albertieri at 11 East 59th Street, New York, and dated May 17, 1927; Letter is addressed to "Miss Cushing" (presumed to also be Lillian Cushing?); Content of letter deals with rates and openings for students to be accepted by Albertieri at his New York studio; Letter is signed boldly by the author, with hand written note "Give my best whishes to my dear Martha"; Letter has been folded and has weekend along folds; There is a 1 x 2 inch piece of the letter with typed text that is detached, though smoothly torn and laid in place; Very interesting and unique items... feel free to request photos. 
Price: 785.00 USD
 
 
3 Clements, Calvin FBI - Alvin Karpis (First Draft, August 19, 1974)
Burbank, CA Quinn Martin Productions in Association with Warner Brothers Television 1974 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
132 pages, printed on recto only. Bound in orange construction paper covers and held together with two binder pins. Well thumbed copy, but otherwise clean and intact. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Fifty Seasons at Stratford, Cushman, Robert
4 Cushman, Robert Fifty Seasons at Stratford
Toronto Quantum Book Group / Madison Press Books 1895892163 / 9781895892161 First Edition, Deluxe Cloth - Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket 4to Association Signatures
Copyright is 2002. 224 pages. Number 381 of a limited edition of 1000 copies signed by festival founder, Tom Patterson; designer Tanya Moiseiwitsch; actor, novelist and playwright Timothy Findley, Actors William Hutt and Martha Henry, and artistic director Richard Monette. Costume sketch for Richard by Tanya Moiseiwitsch, is signed and also numbers 381/1000. Sketch remains in black envelope. Volume is in original black cloth slip case. All are in Fine condition and essentially as new. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
Fifty Seasons at Stratford, Cushman, Robert
5 Cushman, Robert Fifty Seasons at Stratford
Toronto Quantum Book Group / Madison Press Books 1895892163 / 9781895892161 First Edition, Deluxe Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 4to Association Signatures
Copyright is 2002. 224 pages. Number 276 of a limited edition of 1000 copies signed by festival founder, Tom Patterson; designer Tanya Moiseiwitsch; actor, novelist and playwright Timothy Findley, Actors William Hutt and Martha Henry, and artistic director Richard Monette. Costume sketch for Richard by Tanya Moiseiwitsch, is signed and also numbers 276/1000. Sketch remains in black envelope. There are some light handling creases on the envelope, and the very top right corner of the print is creased, though hardly seen. Volume is in original black cloth slip case. Otherwise Fine and in as new condition. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 275.00 USD
 
 
The Case of Robert Emmet, Davidson, Louis B.
6 Davidson, Louis B. The Case of Robert Emmet
N/P Self Published First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good+ No Dust Jacket 4to Inscribed and Signed By the Author
Copyright is 1930. 91 pages, 11 plates. A three part dramatization about Irish activist and nationalist, Robert Emmet (1778-1803). Chanuka presentation inscription from the author to Joe Leblang, and with the name of Joseph Leblang embossed on the top cover. Black cloth covers show light wear at spine ends and corners. Front free end page, with inscription, shows a small chip on the outside edge. Same leaf is a little darkened along edges. Contents are a little age toned, though remain otherwise bright and clean. 
Price: 275.00 USD
 
 
7 Garner, Joe (With Audio Narrative By Bill Kurtis) We Interrupt This Broadcast: Relive the Events That Stopped Our Lives... from the Hindenburg to the Death of Princess Diana
Naperville, IL Sourcebooks, Inc. 1998 1570713286 / 9781570713286 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to Inscribed and Signed by the Narrator
154 pages, plus two audio CDs. Inscribed and signed by narrator Bill Kurtis and dated 2000. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to the size and weight of this book, extra charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Yesteryear, Glass, Joanna McClelland
8 Glass, Joanna McClelland Yesteryear
Toronto Playwrights Canada Press 1999 0887545734 / 9780887545733 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Dust Jacket 
Copyright is 1998. 103 pages, soft bound. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Johnson, Osa I Married Adventure: The Lives and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company BOMC Cloth - Hard Cover Good+ Fair 
Copyright is 1940. 376 pages indexed. Early book of the month club edition, with zebra stripped cloth covers. Covers are slightly rubbed, though generally very good. Slight foxing on covers and end leaves. Book plate on blank verso of pictorial front free end leaf. Jacket is chipped, and worn, mostly along edges. Publisher's name over foot of spine is affected, though other lettering and images on dust jacket remain good. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
10 Ladipo, Duro (transcription By Robert L. Awujoola and R. G. Armstrong; Translation By Robert G. Armstrong) Selections from Oba Ko So (The King Did Not Hang)
Ibadan The Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan 1966 First, Thus Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Signed by Author and Five Cast Members
39 pages, saddle stapled. Signed inside front cover by Duro Ladipo, Lasis [Gbebolaja], Abidoye Ojo, David Ademokoya, Clement Sunday Dada, & Aebisi Adeleke; Inked Nigerian address and phone numbers beneath autographs. Blank rear end leaf and inside of rear cover with additional inked notes and address, including performance date of Aug. 8, 1970 at Ibadan University; Folded and laid in is a cast list with inked changes. Booklet has been thumbed and shows light wear, though remains clean and overall in very good condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
11 Mariel, Pierre & Jean Trocher Paris Cancan
London Charles Skilton Ltd 1961 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 
110 pages, plus plates. Red cloth covers are a little mottled over and near spine. Volume remains tight, clean, and otherwise intact. Dust jacket shows general light rubbing and very light wear along edges. There are four one inch closed tears. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Performed [and Other Archival Material], Orchestra Luna (Richard Kinscherf and others)
12 Orchestra Luna (Richard Kinscherf and others) Performed [and Other Archival Material]
Andelot, France Self Published 1977 Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 
Limited edition of 400 copies. 45+ pages, saddle stapled. White paper covers are smudged and show a small tear at upper edge over front. Contents are very clean. Laid in is a folded broadside calendar for The Rusty Nail Inn, with Luna listed to play four different Tuesdays in the month of November (believed to be 1977), along with three unused "Luna" stickers; two sheets of play list; and three copies of a folded lyrics page. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
13 Racine, Jean Oeuvres De Jean Racine Precedees D'une Notice Sur Sa Vie et Ses Ouvrages
Paris Furne, Jouvet et Cie 1869 Full Leather Near Fine No Jacket 
718 pages. Beautiful prize book bound in polished brown leather with raised spine bands, salmon colored leather spine label, and gilt stamped lettering and elaborate decoration. All edges are marbled, as are the end leaves. Presentation plate on front paste down. Slight rubbing on edges. 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
14 Sanders, Don and Susan Sanders The American Drive-In Movie Theatre
Osceola, WA Motorbooks International 1997 0760304254 / 9780760304259 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Oblong 4to Inscribed and Signed by both Authors
160 pages. Author's inscription on blank front free end page reads in full "To Bill - / Enjoy! / Susand & Don Sanders / 11-1-97." Volume remains tight, bright, and very clean, showing only slight signs of handling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
15 Skottowe, Augustine The Life of Shakspeare; Enquiries Into The Originality of His Dramatic Plots and Characters; and Essays on the Ancient Theatre and Theatrical Usages (Two Volumes)
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1824 First Edition Half Leather - Hardbound Very Good- No Jacket 
360 & 328 pages. Contemporary polished red leather over spine and corners and marbled paper over boards. Slightly raised spine bands with two black leather spine labels on each volume. Gilt stamped lettering. Marbled edges of text block and marbled end leaves. Covers show a little rubbing, mostly on boards, though with a little at foot of spines. Light wear on edges. Both volume remains tight and attractive. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
[T]he Provok'd Husband; or, A Journey to London [with] The Drummer; or the Haunted House [with] Love Makes a Man: Or, the FOP's Fortune [with] The Careless Husband [with] The Funeral; or Grief A-La-Mode, Vanbrugh, John and Mr. Cibber [with]  Mr. Addition [with] C. Cibber [with] Colley Cibber [with] Richard Steele
16 Vanbrugh, John and Mr. Cibber [with] Mr. Addition [with] C. Cibber [with] Colley Cibber [with] Richard Steele [T]he Provok'd Husband; or, A Journey to London [with] The Drummer; or the Haunted House [with] Love Makes a Man: Or, the FOP's Fortune [with] The Careless Husband [with] The Funeral; or Grief A-La-Mode
London Various Full Leather Good No Jacket 
Five "Comedies" published in London between 1776 and 1777. Full polished calf with red leather spine label. Spine is a little faded and chipped on ends. Appears to be lacking a second spine label. Some moisture tide marks in contents and scattered mostly light foxing. Other general light wear, though overall a solid and fairly clean copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph, Voss, Ralph F.
17 Voss, Ralph F. A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph
Lawrence, KS University Press of Kansas 1989 0700603840 / 9780700603848 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Inscribed and Signed By the Author
Copyright is 1989. 315 pages. Brief presentation inscription and signed by the author on blank front free end leaf. Slight rubbing along lower edge of cloth covers. Otherwise a bright and clean copy. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
18 Wilder, Thorton The Alcestiad, or, A Life in the Sun; The Drunken Sisters (The First Edition Society)
Franklin Center, PA The Franklin Library 1977 First Edition Full Leather As New No Jacket Daniel Maffia 
170 pages. Full leather with raised spine bands and gold stamped lettering/decoration. All edges are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and sewn in book mark. Lacking "Notes from the Editor." 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Othello: Time Enigma and Color Problem, Zeisler, Ernest Bloomfield
19 Zeisler, Ernest Bloomfield Othello: Time Enigma and Color Problem
Chicago Alexander J. Isaacs First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Inscribed and Signed By the Author
Copyright is 1954. Limited first edition of 200 copies. 60 pages. Front free end page inscription reads: "To Louis / affectionately / Ernie." Covers are slightly soiled and smudged, and there are traces of an older inked author's name on the spine. End leaves are just a little darkened. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern.  Particularly Old English Dresses.  After the Designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar, and Others (Two Volumes), [Jefferys, Thomas]
20 [Jefferys, Thomas] A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern. Particularly Old English Dresses. After the Designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar, and Others (Two Volumes)
London Thomas Jefferys 1757 First Edition Full Leather Fair No Dust Jacket sm 4to 
47 pages, plus 119 plates; [8] 56-83 [1], plus 120 (of 121) plates. Lacking plate CCXXXI (Aletes, in the Tragedy of Creusa). Complete at the time of publication, though two additional volumes were published in 772. French and English title pages and text with red and black letters. Adam and Eve motif engraving below title, with Milton quote. Full leather covers are significantly worn and pitted. All covers, except for bottom of Volume II, are detached. Blank end leaves are detached. Light to sometimes moderate foxing throughout. Due to size and weight, additional fees will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
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Performed [and Other Archival Material], Orchestra Luna (Richard Kinscherf and others)
Performed [and Other Archival Material]
Orchestra Luna (Richard Kinscherf and others)
75.00 USD


Fifty Seasons at Stratford, Cushman, Robert
Fifty Seasons at Stratford
Cushman, Robert
275.00 USD


Fifty Seasons at Stratford, Cushman, Robert
Fifty Seasons at Stratford
Cushman, Robert
300.00 USD


Oeuvres De Jean Racine Precedees D'une Notice Sur Sa Vie et Ses Ouvrages
Racine, Jean
175.00 USD


A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph, Voss, Ralph F.
A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph
Voss, Ralph F.
25.00 USD


Yesteryear, Glass, Joanna McClelland
Yesteryear
Glass, Joanna McClelland
15.00 USD


The Case of Robert Emmet, Davidson, Louis B.
The Case of Robert Emmet
Davidson, Louis B.
275.00 USD


A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern.  Particularly Old English Dresses.  After the Designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar, and Others (Two Volumes), [Jefferys, Thomas]
A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern. Particularly Old English Dresses. After the Designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar, and Others (Two Volumes)
[Jefferys, Thomas]
750.00 USD


 
 


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