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Image for Blues for Mister Charlie.

Blues for Mister Charlie.

By: Baldwin, James.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Samuel French.: (1964).

Edition: First Edition thus.

Seller ID: 13229

Condition: A nice clean copy. No interior markings. Light shelf wear to wraps with sticker removal shadow on rear panel.


Three page introductory notes by the author. View more info

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The Hostage.

By: Behan, Brendan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Grove Press.: 1959.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 13118

Condition: Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light rubbing to wraps. Interior clean with no darkening to pages. Binding is tight.


Published after The Quare Fellow by the Great Irish Playwright. The Hostage revolves around the tenants of a Dublin lodging house and a young Cockney soldier being held hostage in reprisal for an I.R.A. man who is to be hanged in the morning. During the U.S. tour Behan usually joined the cast near the end of act 3. View more info

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Three Plays by Brieux.

By: Brieux. [Shaw, George Bernard (preface)].

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Brentano's.: 1912.

Edition: Fourth Edition.

Seller ID: 12586

Condition: Fair. Binding is tight with clean text. Small church library stamp on front free endpaper & small bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. Page edges soiled. Boards soiled, rubbed and edge worn.


Contains the following works by the member of the French Academy: Maternity (trans. by Mrs. Bernard Shaw), The Three Daughters of M. Dupont (trans. by St. John Hankin), Damaged Goods (Trans. by John Pollock), and Maternity [new version] (trans. by John Pollock). Black & white frontis portrait of Brieux. View more info

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Television, Children and the Constitutional Bicentennial: A Report by Action for Children's Television.

By: Charren, Peggy and Carol Hulsizer (Editors).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., Action for Children's Television.: 1986.

Seller ID: 14520

Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps.


Report of the two day meeting held in Washington DC in June 1984. Educators & television industry members gathered to discuss programming opportunities for the 1987 Constitutional Bicentennial. View more info

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Top Girls.

By: Churchill, Caryl.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Samuel French.: 1982.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13100

Condition: Very good in printed wrappers. Light rubbing to wraps. Price sticker on half title page. Sticker removal shadow on rear panel.


Full play with property list, costume plot, and scene design. View more info

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Make-Believe: The Magic of International Theatre.

By: Collier, Richard.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1986.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11281

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Price erasure on front free endpaper. Rubbing to white boards.


Black & white photos & illustrations. From Ellen Terry & Sir Henry Irving to Brando & Olivier. View more info

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The Green Pastures: A Fable.

By: Connelly, Marc.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Farrar & Rinehart.: (1929).

Seller ID: 13675

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Fading to spine & light dust soil to top edge. Book is clean and solid in tight binding.


Suggested by Roark Bradford's Southern Sketches, "Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun." First performed in New York in February of 1930. Basis for the 1936 film starring Rex Ingram and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson. View more info

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Him.

By: Cummings, E. E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Liveright Publishing Corp.: 1955.

Seller ID: 16858

Condition: Near fine in near very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with clean text. Gift inscription on front pastedown (hidden by front jacket flap). Jacket toned on spine & rear panel. Chips at spine ends. Price ($3.50) intact on front flap.


Reissue of 1927 Liveright edition. The first of the author's four plays. View more info

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Un Chapeau de Paille D'Italie.

By: E. Labiche & Marc-Michel.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris., Calmann-Levy.: n.d.

Seller ID: 16614

Condition: Good in pictorial wraps. Wrappers soiled & pages starting to tone. Binding solid.


1851 play on which the 1928 French silent film comedy directed by Rene Clair was based. The title is "An Italian Straw Hat" in English. View more info

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Types of Farce-Comedy.

By: Edited by Robert Metcalf Smith, Ph.D. with assistance of Howard Garrett Rhoads, A.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Prentice-Hall.: 1928.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16981

Condition: Good. No dust jacket. Cracks to front & rear at title page & last text page. No loosening. Former owner's neat signature on front free endpaper. Penciled underlines & notes to last chapter (The Man Who Married a Dumb Wife by Anatole France). Boards lightly rubbed.


From "The World Drama Series." Contains studies of works by Aristophanes, Plautus, Shakespeare, Moliere, Gay, Gilbert & Sullivan, Pinero, Wilde, and France. View more info

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Boyd's Shop: A Comedy in Fur Acts.

By: Ervine, St. John.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London., George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1936.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13455

Condition: Bookplate & bookshop sticker on front endpapers. Lacking dust jacket. Light wear to edges. Text is tight and clean.


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Drama and Theatre Illustrated By Seven Modern Plays.

By: Fulton, A. R. Drawings by Richard Smith.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co.: 1947.

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 15465

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is lightly shelf worn but square in solid binding with clean text. Jacket spine toned with closed tear to rear bottom corner.


Seven concepts illustrated by seven plays. Realism: "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray" by Arthur Wing Pinero. The One-Act Play: " A Well-Remembered Voice" by J. M. Barrie. Tragedy: "Beyond the Horizon" by Eugene O'Neill. Expressionism: "Roger Bloomer" by John Howard Lawson. Naturalism: "Street Scene" by Elmer Rice. The Morality Play: "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder. Comedy: "Blithe Spirit" by Noel Coward." Richard Smith ... View more info

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A Thousand Clowns.

By: Gardner, Herb.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Samuel French.: 1962.

Seller ID: 13164

Condition: Two sheets of the middle signature loose. Inked scribble & check mark on the front wrapper. One line underlined. Murray: "A fool in a box telling me what's funny...and I'm the nut, right? I'm the crazy one -"


The cast of the original production included Jason Robards, Jr., Barry Gordon, William Daniels, Sandy Dennis, and Gene Saks. Basis for the 1965 Oscar nominated film. View more info

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Best American Plays. Third Series - 1945-1951.

By: Gassner, John (Edited with an Introduction by).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Crown.: 1952.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 17095

Condition: Very good in fair dust jacket. Soil to top edge. Sunning to board edges. Text bright in solid binding. Jacket heavily edge worn with toning to spine.


Seventeen classic plays by hall of fame playwrights. Included are Death of A Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Iceman Cometh, The Member of the Wedding, Come Back Little Sheba, Mister Roberts, State of the Union, Anne of The Thousand Days, Bell Book and Candle, The Moon is Blue, & Summer and Smoke. All plays include listings of original casts. View more info

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The Screens: A Play in Seventeen Scenes.

By: Genet, Jean.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Evergreen / Grove Press.: 1962.

Edition: 5th printing.

Seller ID: 9017

Condition: Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light soil to edges. Wrappers sunned on spine and worn on edges with no tears or chips.


Translation by Bernard Frechtman. View more info

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Why Do We Laugh? A One-Act Play.

By: Gregg, Stephen.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Illinois., Dramatic Publishing Co.: 1983.

Seller ID: 13163

Condition: Near fine in lightly rubbed printed wrappers.


Includes stage chart & production notes. View more info

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The Self-Conscious Stage in Modern French Drama.

By: Grossvogel, David I.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Columbia Univ. Press.: 1958.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11322

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Book is tight & square. Partially torn bookplate. Light wear to board edges.


From Jarry, Apollinaire & Cocteau to Ionesco, Adamov, & Beckett. View more info

Image for Twice Have the Trumpets Sounded: A Record of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival in Canada 1954.

Twice Have the Trumpets Sounded: A Record of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival in Canada 1954.

By: Guthrie, Tyrone, Robertson Davies and Grant MacDonald (Illus).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto., Clarke, Irwin & Company Ltd.: 1954.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10074

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is clean and tight with slight spine slant. Jacket closed tear at top of front panel with wear at head & heel of spine and corners.


Review of the 2nd year of the Stratford Festival. Chapters by Mr. Davies on Taming of the Shrew, Measure for Measure and Oedipus Rex, plus a chapter on Mr. Guthrie's rehearsal methods. A chapter by Mr. Guthrie on the future of the festival. Illustrated in color and black & white throughout by Grant MacDonald. View more info

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A Map of the World.

By: Hare, David.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London., Faber & Faber.: 1984.

Edition: Reprint of the 2nd revised edition.

Seller ID: 12920

Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps. Text clean.


Full text of the play. Premiered and directed by the author in Adelaide in 1982 and later staged in London in 1983. View more info

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Theatre.

By: Hobson, Harold.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London., Burke Publishing.: 1953.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11250

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight and clean with no interior markings. Small inked bear paw on bottom edge and darkening at gutters of front endpapers. Jacket edge worn with small chips at head of spine.


The 7th volume in the Pleasures of Life Series. "Between the first dramatic hush and the dying applause lies all that inspires that most radiant of pleasures, Theatre." View more info