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Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame: Eleventh Anniversary Program, Oscar Micheaux Awards Ceremony, February 26, 1984

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P: 1984

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 032340

Condition: Fair


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. View more info

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Freudian Follies: Tenth Anniversary Review

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Topeka, [Menninger Hospital and Clinic]: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035530

Condition: Very Good+


22 unpaginated leaves, side stapled into covers including credits, lyrics, and ads. View more info

Coreographic of Ballet in Opera Mignon (Presentation Volume with Text and Drawings in the Hand of the Author) [with] Typed letter Signed

By: Albertieri, Luigi

Price: $785.00

Publisher: N/P, Self Published:

Seller ID: 024627

Condition: Good


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 / Hous... View more info

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Freudian Follies, 1952

By: Bikales, Victor W. & Wayne Ruppenthal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Topeka, [Menninger Hospital and Clinic]: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035529

Condition: Very Good


32 pages of music, plus credits and photos, and many local ads. Penciled notations on "Index to Music" regarding the recording of the program. Covers show slight wear. View more info

FBI - Alvin Karpis (First Draft, August 19, 1974)

By: Clements, Calvin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burbank, CA, Quinn Martin Productions in Association with Warner Brothers Television: 1974

Seller ID: 032413

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Politics in Kansas: A 4-Act Farce

By: Clugston, W. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, The Helm Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035775

Condition: Very Good


Copyright is 1945. 161 pages. Inked name stamped four times on blank front free end page. Very slight rubbing at spine ends. Otherwise a tight and clean volume. Dust jacket shows scattered edge wear, though not affecting lettering or illustration. Jacket remains clean and is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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Caricatures of the Stage

By: Collins, Sewell T., Jr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Stratford Press: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035400

Condition: Good-


No. 389 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Sketches selected from a series first published in the Chicago Sunday Tribune. Red cloth over spine, and paper over board, with top cover being illustrated. Covers are smudged and worn, mostly along edges. Lettering and illustration on top cover remains fairly good. Non-author presentation on front paste down. Smudges on end leaves and title page, and lightly throughout. Volume remains tight, and sketches remain bright and generally clean. View more info

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Fifty Seasons at Stratford

By: Cushman, Robert

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Toronto, Quantum Book Group / Madison Press Books:

Edition: First Edition, Deluxe

Inscription: Association Signatures

Seller ID: 035243

ISBN: 1895892163

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Fifty Seasons at Stratford

By: Cushman, Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, Quantum Book Group / Madison Press Books:

Edition: First Edition, Deluxe

Inscription: Association Signatures

Seller ID: 035244

ISBN: 1895892163

Condition: Near Fine


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 a... View more info

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The Case of Robert Emmet

By: Davidson, Louis B.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: N/P, Self Published:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 034830

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

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Yesteryear

By: Glass, Joanna McClelland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Playwrights Canada Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034943

ISBN: 0887545734

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1998. 103 pages, soft bound. View more info

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On the Stage - and Off: The Brief Career of a Would-Be Actor

By: Jerome, Jerome K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1891

Edition: Author's Edition

Seller ID: 037425

Condition: Very Good


170 pages, plus 13 pages of ads. Blue cloth covers are slightly discolored. Volume shows a little spine lean. Tight and generally clean. View more info

I Married Adventure: The Lives and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company:

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 032821

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

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Elvis: All My Best

By: Lichter, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Huntingdon Valley, PA, Jesse Books:

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 037124

ISBN: 09616002759

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1989. 232+ pages. Hand numbered 1406 and signed on the dedication page by the author. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Paris Cancan

By: Mariel, Pierre & Jean Trocher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Charles Skilton Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032757

Condition: Very 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. View more info

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Harpo Speaks!

By: Marx, Harpo with Rowland Barber

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Bernard Geis Associates / Random House:

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 037301

Condition: Good


Copyright is 1961. Stated "first printing." 475 pages, plus plates. Quarter cloth with paper over boards. Covers show a little rubbing and light wear on edges. Inked name and date on front paste down. Half title page is darkened and shows moisture stains, though there is no other evidence of moisture throughout. Several pages are darkened where non-related newspaper clippings served as book marks. Volume remains tight and is otherwise intact. Dust jacket remains fairly bright and clean, though shows scattered edge wear, mostly over spine ends and corners. Jacket is now in a clear Bro... View more info

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Performed [and Other Archival Material]

By: Orchestra Luna (Richard Kinscherf and others)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Andelot, France, Self Published: 1977

Seller ID: 035286

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The American Drive-In Movie Theatre

By: Sanders, Don and Susan Sanders

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Osceola, WA, Motorbooks International: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed by both Authors

Seller ID: 032033

ISBN: 0760304254

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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)

By: Skottowe, Augustine

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032141

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

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[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

By: Vanbrugh, John and Mr. Cibber [with] Mr. Addition [with] C. Cibber [with] Colley Cibber [with] Richard Steele

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Various:

Seller ID: 033885

Condition: Good


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. View more info