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1 ANYBODY'S GIRL A Production of the Blackfriars At the University of Chicago 1922
Chicago, IL Blackfriars University Of Chicago 1922 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a softcover book published by the Blackfriars at the University of Chicago in 1922. The production of Anybody's Girl was Eighteenth Annual College Comic Opera for that year. It was held at Mandel Hall on May 5, 5, 12, 13. This was a student production. The Blackfriars was named after the theatre in London and there are two pages about the theatre written by Charles Breasted in 1920. There is a list off all members since 1904 and there is another page devoted to the staff of 1922 with five photos and a list of names. There is a group photo and list of names for the Brothers of the Order, a bio of the Producer, Hamilton Coleman and a short briefing on the play. There are two pages with an index of songs and a photo and list of the Orchestra, Cast, and Chorus. The music and lyrics start on page 17. The cover appears to be a woodblock print in black, white, and shades of orange. A name appears on the cover - it is most likely the artist - Rudolph Samuels. The book has a tight binding and the interior pages are all clean with no marks or writing. The cover has a former owner name in ink at the top of the front upper margin and is repeated on the rear cover in pencil including the name of the residence hall at the U. There is smudging on the rear which is white. The front cover has some very faint pencil writing on the left and right margin. There is a little spotting in the margin and light wear to the corners. Tall, wide, lightweight. ; 4to; 62 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 BARBARA BEHAVE! A Production of the Blackfriars At the University of Chicago 1920
Chicago, IL Blackfriars University Of Chicago 1920 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a softcover book published by the Blackfriars at the University of Chicago in 1920. The production of Barbara Behave! was the Sixteenth Annual College Comic Opera for that year. It was held at Mandel Hall on May 21, 22, 28, 29 . This was a student production. The Blackfriars was named after the theatre in London. There is a page of the covers of productions from 1908 through 1919 in black and white. . There are two pages with photos and text about Board of Superiors followed by a list of Lay Brothers and another about the staff - with photos. This is all followed with a page about the play the cast, the producers, the musicians, and background. The music and lyrics start on page 17. The cover appears to be a woodblock print in black, white, and shades of green. A name appears on the cover - it is most likely the artist - Birren. The book has a tight binding and the interior pages are all mostly clean with no marks or writing, but there is a little smudging at the page edges and a touch of wear at the corners. . The cover has smudging and some small spots. . The cover has a former owner name in ink at the top of the front upper margin. There is smudging on the rear which is white. There is some spotting in the margin. There is a little wear to the corners. Tall, wide, lightweight. ; 4to; 80 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 CHAUTAUQUA June 26th to July 4th 1913 (Muscatine, Iowa)
Des Moines, IA Midland Chautauqua Circuit 1913 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover book / booklet - a Souvenir Program for a Chautauqua presentation in Muscatine, Iowa in 1913. This is a stapled paper cover booklet in ver good plus to near fine condition. The binding is tight, the paper and condition is in near pristine condition, crisp, clean, bright. There is one small faint spot on the front cover and a short (1/4") closed tear on the cover - now repaired with archival, nearly invisible tape on the inside of the cover. There are no marks or writing, no tears, no chips, no creases. The cover is partly Art Nouveau in a green and violet design. The title page indicates that the program is Uner Auspices of Muscatine Civic Association. Names listed are Oscar Gresheim and Prof. Paul F. Voelker. There is advertising of local businesses throughout. Performers are featured, some with black and white photos. There were four performances each day from June 26 through July 4. ; 8vo; 36 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 LINCOLN CENTER THEATER REVIEW The Invention of Love (Spring 2001 Issue Number 28)
New York, NY Lincoln Center Theater 2001 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover periodical from 2001 (Spring Number 28) - 18 pages in stiff wrapper covers with a stapled binding. Tight, bright, crisp, and clean - it would be considered in fine condition except for a spot on the rear cover where a small circular sticker was removed and affected the top paper layer of the cover. There is a photograph on the cover by Wilhem Con Gloeden. Articles include A. E. Housman's Diary, June 1891; A Conversation with Tom Stoppard, A Romance with the Classics; The Invention of Love: The Poems and more. Authors mentioned include Arnold Weinstein, Anne Carson, Bob Crowley, Erich Segal. Well cared for. ; 4to; 18 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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5 PLAYBILL Happy Birthday with Helen Hayes by Anita Loos a Rodgers and Hammerstein Production
New York, NY Playbill Inc. 1947 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a paper covered magazine issued for the play, Happy Birthday starring Hellen Hayes. The play is a comedy by Anita Loos and a Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein production. It was directed by Joshua Logan and . Presented at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York in the week beginning Monday, November 10, 1947. The Playbill is 40 pages. There is a portrait of Hayes on the cover. The condition is very good - clean, tight binding, no creases, however there Is a discoloring starting on the cover. The advertisements are terrific, including one for Arrow shirts that appears to have been drawn by Al Hirschfield. ; 8vo  
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 PLAYBILL: OKLAHOMA! New York 1944 and 1945
Softcover 
This is a paper covered Playbill for a performance of Oklahoma! At the St. James Theatre in New York. There is a 1945 date in pencil at the bottom of the rear panel, however the musical originally started in December of 1944. Rodgers and Hammerstein with dances by Agnes de Mille. Production by Rouben Mamoulian. This is a 56 page playbill with a paper cover. It is book size. The binding is staples. There are many articles about the musical and background on all related participants, plus articles of interest to theatre goers and their fashion and food interests. There is a paragraph just below the description of the acts cautioning theatre goers that because of governmental restrictions, the St. James Theatre would not be able to give a Playbill to every person - the audience was aksed to hsare their copy with a companion. There were many advertisements for perfumes, clothing, spirits, hotels, restaurants, cosmetics, dining rooms, watches - and Heinz 57. The interior of the Playbill is crisp and clean. The cover has small chips at the top and bottom of the spine, a spine tear, and a shor tear on the rear edge of the cover. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo 
Price: 14.90 USD
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7 PLAYBILLS: "ADVENTURES OF TOM THUMB AND THE HOLLY AND THE IVY" DUBLIN Dublin

Playbills. Dublin. The items for sale are two Playbills for theatre performances in 1958 and 1968. 1.) Adventures of Tom Thumb with Maureen Potter and Guest Star Ray McAnally, plus Hal Roach, Patricia Cahill, Danny Cummins at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. This is a tall, narrow playbill of 16 pages, including the cover - all printed in black, white and some red. The playbill has been well cared for - tight staple binding, no wear, no soil. The only mark is a former owner note on the rear panel with the names of people who attended the performance with the owner on 30/12/68. In ink. The playbill contains background information about the story and the performance, photo and bio information on the actors, advertisements. 2.) The second playbill is a simple two pages folded, stapled, but not perfectly lined up. The playright is Wynard Brown. It was performed at the Dublin Globe Theatre. The former owner wrote her name and the date she attended, 27/4/58. The playbill is book size. There is an extra horizontal fold in the playbill, not too visible. Clean generally, with just a touch of soil on the bottom front corner. ; 8vo 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 PLAYBILLS: SYDNEY: "SOUTH PACIFIC" AND "THE RELUCTANT DEBUTANTE"
First Edition 
These two playbills are from performances in Sydney, Australia in the 1950's - both performed at the J. C. Williamson Theatres - Empire and Theatre Royal. 1.) South Pacific with stars Mary La Roche, Richard Collett, Virginia Paris and others. The cover is a blue mountain and lagoon scene with a red sunset. The remainder of the playbill is in black and white. There are previews of upcoming plays and advertiseme nts, 2.) The Reluctant Debutante stars are Roger Livesey and Ursula Jeans - the play is a comedy by William Douglas Home. Contains star photos and biographical information plus advertisements. The former owner wrote in ink on the rear panel - probably 1950's for South Pacific and a name and date of 7/6/56 on the second playbill. Well cared for. Books size, stapled binding, black with and red on the cover of Debutate. Well cared for - tight binding, no soil or wear, however there is tactile evidence of a little ripple on the front cover of South Pacific, that isn't visible. ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK The Playbill for the Cort Theatre
New York, NY Playbill Incorporated 1956 Softcover 
This is the Playbill for the week starting June 11, 1956. Directed by Garson Kanin and starring Joseph Schildkraut and Susan Strasberg - produced by Kermit Bloomgarden. The covers are in near fine condition - there is some faint rubbing to the gray background. One page as a tiny tear with creases that has been repaired with Japanese rice tissue paper. Clean, with a tight binding. ; 8vo; 40 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 THE WALDORF-ASTORIA PROMENADE MAGAZINE
New York, NY Promenade Magazines, Inc. 1952 Softcover 
This is a monthly magazine of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. This is the May 1952 edition. Volume 18, number 11. The actress featured on the cover is Julie Harris who was starring in the play I Am A Camera at this time and place - May 1952, New York City at the Empire Theatre. The magazine is designed to appeal to hotel guests and let them know what is going on in the theatre and around the city. Theatre is featured heavily and this issue includes horse trotting, Freedom Fete in Paris, the tailor made man, plus teas, wine, spirits. The magazine is filled with full page and part page advertising - Rheingold Extra Dry, Saks, Bergdorf-Goodman, Lord & Taylor, Belmont Park, Joseph Halpert, Henri Bendel, B. Altman, and many, many more. The magazine is 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" with 48 pages, in part color and mostly black and white. The stapled binding is tight, however, there is a slight ripple in the paper near the stapled center. The covers and interior or clean with a slight rubbing to the color layer of the paper. Two tiny creases on the rear, bottom corner. ; Number 11; Vol. 18; 4to; 48 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Ackroyd, Peter SHAKESPEARE The Biography
New York, NY Nan A. Talese Doubleday 2005 0385511396 / 9780385511391 First American Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a First American Edition (Review Copy) hard cover book - signed by the author on a pasted down bookplate. There is a Talese Doubleday letter enclosed signed by Talese. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean and appears to be unread. There are no marks or other writing. No wear except for a hint of a bump on the bottom of the spine. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a touch of color loss at the tip of the jacket edges in places. ; 8vo; 572 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.00 USD
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12 Aden, Bob THE WAY IT WAS A Highly Personal Account of the Old Log Theater's Early Years
Excelsior, MN Old Log Theatre 1989 First Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a first edition hardcover book with a dust jacket. The book comes with two Playbills from the Old Log Theatre for the performance of Whose Wife Is It Anyway - A Comedy by Ray Cooney. (Excelsior, Minnesota) . The book looks new - there is a wood look to the book cover - brown cloth with brown ink and an image of the theatre in a near silouette. The interior end papers and pages are clean. Signed with a greeting on the front end paper. The dust jacket is quite crisp and very clean, but with a light touch of edgewear. The jacket is now protected in an archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. There some illustrations, including am image of the cover of a Playbill from the first play performed in 1940. Nicely printed and bound. Quality paper with a line drawing of ducks on every other page. ; 8vo; 145 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 27.00 USD
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13 Anderson, Maxwell STORM OPERATION
Washington, DC Anderson House 1944 First Edition Hardcover; Second Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
Near fine hardback, tight, bright, clean. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean with a hint of a wrinkle at the top edge. Gift condition. ; Small 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 Barnard, Stephen THE ROLLING STONES Street Fighting Years
New York, NY BDD Illustrated Books 1993 079245801x / 9780792458012 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. It is just out of the shrink wrap and is in fine condition, however, the dust jacket show a touch of rubbing. There are no chips or tears. There are no marks or writing. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. Like new. The photography is mostly in black and white with a few in color. There is a foreward by Bill Wyman. ; 4to; 176 pages  
Price: 48.00 USD
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15 Bliss, Frank C. QUEEN ESTHER, AND OTHER POEMS
Newark, N J F. C. Bliss & Co. 1881 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket, now protected in a see-through, removable acetate archival cover. The brown pebble cloth covers are quite clean. There is a stamped design on the covers, filled with black on the front and blind on the back. Theb title on the cover and spine is in bright gilt. The edges are beveled. There is light wear to the corners and the top and bottom of the spine. The end papers are in a quality paisley victorian flower design and are without marks or writing. All the pages are clean. This is a handsome book and has been well cared for. ; 8vo  
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Buckley, Gail Lumet THE HORNES An American Family
New York New American Library 1987 0452259592 / 9780452259591 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Very good plus softcover book - First Plume Printing. Tight, clean, crisp except for a bottom corner curl with a bump to the paper edge. The story of Lena Horne and her family. Photo illustrated. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.50 USD
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17 Clark, Barrett H. A STUDY OF THE MODERN DRAMA A Handbook for the Study and Appreciation of the Best Plays, European, English, and American, of the Last Half Century.
New York D. Appleton & Company 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Tight, sound hardback book with two pencil erasure size spots on front cover, not too noticeable. Blue cloth with gilt decorative piece and title on spine and front panel. Former owner name on front free end paper. Text through page 420 covered by country source of drama. , Pages 423 through 527 are bibliography and index. ; 8vo; 527 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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18 Clinton-Baddeley, V. C. ALL RIGHT ON THE NIGHT
London Putnam 1954 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a First Editon hardcover book with a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, clean and without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is clean with some edge wear and a little chipping at the top of the spine. Quite presentable and now preserved in a see-through, removable mylar protector. London stage in the Georgian era. Illustrated with black and white drawings and cartoons. ; 8vo  
Price: 22.00 USD
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19 Clurman, Harold IBSEN
New York, NY Macmillan Publishing Co. , Inc. 1977 0025264206 / 9780025264205 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. From the Masters of World Literature Series. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. The dust jacket is equally cri sp and clean. Unclipped. Well cared for. L; 8vo; 223 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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20 Cohen, Helen Louise ONE-ACT PLAYS BY MODERN AUTHORS
New York Harcourt, Brace & Company 1921 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Hardback book is clean and tight. Title on spine is fading slightly. Former owner name on end paper. Black and white illustration plates, with some foxing on reverse side and the page it touches. Sixty one pages of information about theatres followed by 16 plays, including A. A. Milne and Lord Dunsany and more. ; 8vo  
Price: 21.00 USD
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