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TV Guide: The 200th Issue of TV Guide, Special Collector's Edition. Vol. 39, No. 30, July 27, 1991

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Radnor, PA, News America Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 8023

Condition: Very Good condition


240 pp.; 12mo; color illustrated black wrappers. One inch closed tear rear leading edge, else a fresh copy. View more info

Image for State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of the U.S.S.R.: Opera, Ballet.

State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of the U.S.S.R.: Opera, Ballet.

By: (BOLSHOI THEATRE).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Moscow, State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of the U.S.S.R.:: 1956

Seller ID: 8873

Condition: Very Good condition


(47) pp.; 10" x 8.5"; illustrated self-wrappers; chiefly black & white photographs of the performers & performances with titles, man full page. Light wear to wraps at corners; rubbing to top of spine; handstamp "Printed in the U.S.S.R." below imprint on title page. View more info

Image for [Movie Poster] Tender is the Night.  Starring Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards, Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell.

[Movie Poster] Tender is the Night. Starring Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards, Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell.

By: (FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT).

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 8964

Condition: Fine condition


41" x 27", (folded to 14x10); title in black crayon and also stamped in blue on back. Clean with no chips, tears or pinholes. View more info

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Perfidia.

By: (STUDIO SCARABEE) ADRI BOON, RAF THUNNISSEN, FIONA HANNAARTM, ET AL.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Den Haag, Studio Scarabee: (c. 1979)

Seller ID: 8406

Condition: Near Fine condition


36 pp.; 4to; photo-illustrated, stapled gray & white wrappers; black & white photographs; illustrations, drawings; text primarily in Dutch, some English. Only records are two copies listed in WorldCat, both in the Netherlands. Laid in is a newsletter for the Magic Theatre, in San Francisco announcing a two week performance of Perfidia, with descriptive text. Also laid in, a one page mimeograph "English translations, Studio Scarabee's Perfidia" which translates the 3 pages of Dutch text. Light soil to white back panel.Studio Scarabee was a Dutch experimental theatre group origin... View more info

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The Evolution and Metamorphosis of Four Fabulous Faces: Garbo, Swanson, Crawford, Dietrich.

By: CARR, LARRY.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, N. Y., Arlington House: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8582

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


492 pp.; folio; red cloth lettered in gilt, dust jacket, in fine slipcase."This is the most sumptuous film book ever published. Illustrated with over one thousand rare photos - many never before in print - and a sixteen page color section of priceless old movie magazines, Four Fabulous Faces is a lavish testimonial to the ageless beauty of four extraordinary actresses: Gloria Swanson, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, and Marlene Dietrich. It documents the dazzling evolution of these four women from pretty but unexciting starlets into great beauties . . . Rare biographical material, know... View more info

Image for Modern Dancing.  With many illustrations from photographs and moving pictures of the newest dances for which the authors posed. Introduction by Elisabeth Marbury.

Modern Dancing. With many illustrations from photographs and moving pictures of the newest dances for which the authors posed. Introduction by Elisabeth Marbury.

By: CASTLE, MR. AND MRS. VERNON.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., The World Syndicate Co.: (c. 1914)

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 8875

Condition: Good Condition


Published by arrangement with Harper & Bros., c. 1914. (177) pp.; 8vo; cloth, a bit mottled at edges, particularly leading front edge; light half-inch tan spot on spine; endpapers of coated blue stock, front e.p. is scuffed to white on top leading edge. Overall a sound copy. View more info

Image for Garbo and the Night Watchmen.  A Selection from the writings of British and American Film Critics.

Garbo and the Night Watchmen. A Selection from the writings of British and American Film Critics.

By: Cooke, Alistair, editor.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: [1957]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2885

Condition: Fine condition in fair jacket.


351 pp.; cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Front of jacket very presentable but back panel bore the brunt and is soiled, creased and torn at top edges, corners. View more info

Image for Star Quality: The Treasures of Noel Coward.

Star Quality: The Treasures of Noel Coward.

By: DAY, BARRY.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8583

ISBN: 0233003495

Condition: Near Fine condition


(62) pp.; 4to; photo-pictorial paper over padded boards, in slipcase. Illustrated with photographs and other reproductions; 6 pockets bound in containing facsimile reproductions of 21 of Coward's personal documents, including hand-written letters, lyrics, songsheets and more; a DVD containing songs, photographs and previously unpublished personal video footage. All enclosures present. Small bump to slipcase and book cover top front spine corner. View more info

The With and Humor of the 70's.

By: De Cordova, Rafael J., edited by Julian de Cordova.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Bruce Humphries, Inc.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5349

Condition: Fine condition in Good jacket, in protective mylar wrap


Inscribed by the editor on front endpaper. 207 pp., portrait frontis; 8vo; red cloth in red jacket with chips & closed tears at edges & corners; small scuff on front near spine.From 1857 to 1890, Rafael de Cordova ranked on the professional lecture circuit, delivering humorous sketches, ballads, and stories all over the country. View more info

Dreyer in Double Reflection. Translation of Carls Th. Dreyer's writings, About the Film (Om Filmen). Edited and with Essays and Annotations by Donald Skoller.

By: DREYER, CARL TH.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dutton: 1973

Seller ID: 8905

Condition: Near Fine condition


205 pp.; blue wrappers; illustrated with b&w stills throughout. Nick to top front corner of spine, else fine. View more info

(Two Titles) Jean Renoir; together with A Mirror for England, British Movies from Austerity to Infulence.

By: DURGNAT, RAYMOND.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University Of California Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8212

ISBN: 0520022831

Condition: Fine in near fine jackets


8vo; cloth in dust jackets; illustrated. Renoir with price-clipped jacket else fine. Mirror with some foxing to rear flap edges. View more info

Die Physiker. Eine Komodie In Zwei Akten. Edited by Robert E. Helbling.

By: DURRENMATT, FRIEDRICH.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 1976

Edition: 10th Printing

Seller ID: 8102

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; white & black wrappers; photo-stills from the 1962 production of the play by Hildegard Steinmetz throughout. Introduction in English, the rest of the text in German, with a German - English vocabulary at the end. View more info

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The Russian Theatre: Its Character and History with Especial Reference to the Revolutionary Period. Translated by Paul England.

By: FULOP-MILLER, RENE, AND JOSEPH GREGOR.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8927

Condition: Good Condition


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with the usual treatments including bookplate; hand or perforation stamps on title page. Not stamps on clean plates.No. 62 of 350 copies of the American issue (650 copies for England); 136 pp., includes index; followed by an enormous section of plates containing 405 reproductions in black & white and color including photographs, drawings, paintings. Folio; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, decorated in blue & gilt. Moderate cover wear; fading to spine; one gathering of plates a little sprung, but binding holding fairly solid for such weight. View more info

Le Balcon. Lithographie D'Alberto Giacometti.

By: Genet, Jean.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: L'Arbalète Marc Barbezat Décines Isère: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7279

Condition: Very Good condition


No. 1259 of 3000 copies. 195 pp., white self-wrappers with cover design by Giacometti. Moderate tanning to spine and cover edges. In glassine wrap which shows some toning at edges, chips to spine. Text in French. View more info

Max Gordon presents, Monty Woolley in The Man Who Came to Dinner [Souvenir Book].

By: Hart, Moss, and George S. Kaufman.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [No Place], [No Publisher]: [1950]

Seller ID: 6654

Condition: Fine condition


16 pp.; 4to; illustrated blue & yellow wrappers; black & white photographs throughout; drawings. Newsprint handbill for the production at the Curran Theatre, San Francisco, 1950, laid in. View more info

Image for [Two Titles] At 33; together with, The Mystic in the Theatre: Eleonora Duse.

[Two Titles] At 33; together with, The Mystic in the Theatre: Eleonora Duse.

By: LE GALLIENNE, EVA.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Longmans; Farrar, Straus: 1940; 1966

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8503

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket, with protective Mylar Wrap


8vo; cloth in dust jackets. At 33 with moderate tanning to endpapers, in price clipped jacket with light wear at edges. Jacket on Mystic is Fair, soiled with 3 closed tears and wear at edges. View more info

The Question of Hamlet.

By: Levin, Harry.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 8046

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


8vo; cloth in dust jacket. View more info

Image for Unsung Genius, The Passion of Dancer-Choreographer Jack Cole.

Unsung Genius, The Passion of Dancer-Choreographer Jack Cole.

By: LONEY, GLENN.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.Y. & London, Franklin Watts: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8585

ISBN: 053109765X

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


376 pp., incl. index; 8vo; dust jacket; illustrated with 20 full page black & white photographs."Obsessed by his insensate desire for perfection, Jack Cole stands isolated among the elusive figures of American theater and film . . . To the theater professionals of the 30's to the 60's, he was a god." View more info

Step Right Up!

By: Mannix, Dan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Bros.: 1951

Seller ID: 5294

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


8vo; cloth-backed boards in price-clipped jacket with chips and wear, 1" closed tear at edges. Jacket and decorations by Leo Hershfield.A true story of carnival life. In which the sword swallowing author learns the tricks of the trade, meets some wonderful people ( and some crooks) and lives an odd and interesting life. View more info

Writing for Vaudeville. With Nine Complete Examples of Various Vaudeville Forms by Richard Harding Davis, Aaron Hoffman, Edgar Allan Woolf, (etc., etc.).

By: Page, Brett.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, The Home Correspondence School: 1915

Seller ID: 5330

Condition: Very Good condition


From the Writer's Library Series, edited by J. Berg Esenwein. This copy inscribed on the front endpaper to Dr. Henry Meade Bland by the editor. 639 pp., incl. appendix, glossary, index; 12mo; original gilt stamped burgundy cloth; top edge gilt; with spots of light rubbing front cover. Laid in, a two part French learning crossword puzzle with entries in pencil. Henry Meade Bland was a poet, philosopher, who published among other works, In Yosemite and other Poems, Stevenson's California, and was long associated with education in Santa Clara County. He may well have been the author of the pencil... View more info