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1 IS HE LIVING OR IS HE DEAD?
New York, NY The Cosmopolitan Magazine 1893 First Edition Softcover 
This September issue of The Cosmopolitan Magazine issue of September 1893 contains the first appearance of a very short story by Mark Twain - "Is He Living or is He Dead?". It also contains a long article on the 1893 Columbian Exposition headlined as "A World's Fair Number" One of the articles about the Exposition was written by former President Harrison and another by Walter Bessant. The Twain story was later expanded to become a stage play. The September issue covers pages 514 through 640. There are many more pages of advertsing. The covers for the magazine are paper. This is a single issue. The entire issue is profusely illustrated with black and white half tone photographs. The illustrator for the Twain short story is Alice Barber Stephens. There is another article by W. D. Howells - A traveller from Altruria. Though the interior pages are crisp and clean , this magazine has many little spots on both the front and rear covers. - . Including a small water spot on the front cover. The interior is near fine. There were a couple closed tears on the spine which have been restored. ; 4to 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA (ANNUAL) Edgar Allan Poe Awards Dinner (Fiftieth Anniversary 1995)
Mystery Writers Of America 1995 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Edward Gorey 
This is a softcover book in honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Edgar Allan Poe Awards Dinner (1995) . It is in black and white with an Edward Gorey cover. There are phots of past Presidents (authors) ; introductions by Sue Grafton and Walter Mosley, an article about Ngaio Marsh; articles by Phyllis A. Whitney, Mary Higgin Clark, Carol Higgins Clark, and many, many more. Nominees for awards and early Winners are listed, plus a Memoram page. There are plenty of advertisements with author photos and book cover images. The book is in near fine condition. Tight binding. No creases on the spine, or covers, or pages. No marks, no writing. No tears, no chips. Clean. There is very faint loss of color on the black background on the spine. Barely noticeable. Crisp - well cared for. Editor: P. M. ( Pat) Carlson. ; 4to; 80 pages 
Price: 39.00 USD
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3 SHORT WAVE CRAFT The Radio Experimenter's Magazine
New York, NY Popular Book Corporation 1930 First Edition Softcover 
This is a magazine about hort wave radio - Volume 1, Number 3, October-Nove mber of 1930 - it is the third issue of this magazine which was started in 1930. Hugo Gernsback, Editor and H. Winfield Secor as Managing Editor. They used sequential paging - this issue covers pages 179 through 256. It is on an inexpensive paper, but the interior is in good condition and it is profusely illustrated with photos and diagrams. Featured authors mentioned on the Table of Contents page include an Ardenne, Hertzberg, Hatry, Dr. Fuchs, Tanner, Randon. The articles are divided into Featured, Short Waves for the Broadcast Listener, Short Wave Receivers, Short Wave Transmitters, Television and Pitcure Transmission, Miscellaneous. The interior is in very good condition. There is a faint former owner name in the margin of the first page. No marks or writing. The cover is present. There is some overall smudging - mostly on the back cover which has a white background. There is a little wear to the corners and there is a little paper missing from the spine - now restored with a matching shade of off white paper. The binding is tight. Tall, wide, will be carefully packaged with attention to the age and vulnerability of using newspaper type paper for the contents and art style card stock for the cover. ; No. 3; Vol. 1; 4to 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 Hodgetts, Craig DESIGN QUARTERLY: INSIDE JAMES STIRLING
Cambridge, MA The MIT Press 1976 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book published by The MIT Press for the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in 1976. It is Volume 100. This is an essay by Craig Hodgetts about James Stirling with contributions by eight well known archtects: Craig Ellwood, Richard Gwathmey, Philip Johnson, Richard Meier, Doug Michels, Cesar Pelli, Robert Stern, Stanley Tigerman. There are many black and white photos and drawings throughout. The cover is a bright orange and purple glossy paper with a stapled binding. There is some color rub off and fading at the spine from a bright orange to a yellow orange. There is a six panel fold-out of a model in the center of the magazine. There are two vertial fold marks and one horizontal mark. There is a note stating that the staples used in the binding would have to be carefully removed to open the model to the full view. ; Vol. 100; 4to; 36 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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5 Papp, Joseph (Editor) PERFORMANCE
New York, NY New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater 1971 First Edition Softcover 
This is Volume 1, Number 1 for December 1971. Softcover periodical in black and white with some photos. Some writer-contributors are Richard Gilman, Donald Kaplan, Geoffrey Reeves (The Persepolis Follies of 1971 - interview/comments of Ted Hughes and Peter Brooks) , Eric Bentley, Todd Gitlin and Lee Baxandall. Articles, plays, reviews. Black, red, and white cover and black and white interior. Tight binding, faint wear of rubbing to the color layer of the paper. ; Nbr 1 December 1971; Vol. 1; 8vo; 190 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Schechner, Richard (Editor) TDR THE DRAMA REVIEW New York University
New York, NY The Drama Review 1968 First Edition Softcover 
This is Volume Twelve, Number Two (T38) , the Winter 1968 edition. This softcover periodical has 190 pages of articles and plays related to theatre and performance, including advertisements, reviews, letters, and comment. The cover and content is in black and white with photos, diagrams, layouts. Some contributing writers are Richard Hosley writing on The Origins of the So-called Elizabethan Multiple Stage. Lucien Goldmann, Peter Schumann, D. Melmoth, Ernest Schumacher, Bertolt Brecht ( play by him) , Joseph Chaikin. The binding is tight, the cover and content is clean. There are no marks or writing. There is some wear to the corners and edges and a closed tear near the front lower spine (not affecting strength).; Nbr Two Winter 1968; Vol. 12; 8vo; 190 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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