Drama

Format Title Author Publisher Date Condition Price
PB Madame President Acton, Wallace Samual French 1937 Nice Copy.
50.00
HC/DJ/1st The Gods- Our Image Adams, Paul L. Voltaire Press, NY 1963 Fine/VG, some color flaking. 8vo. Inscribed by author.
65.00
PB Prometheus Bound Aeschylus (Gilbert Murray trans.) George Allen & Unwin, London 1962 Fair to G. Small splits to cover, some discoloring
10.00
HC The Making of a Musical (Fiddler on the Roof) Altman, Richard & Kaufman, Mervyn Crown, NY 1971 Soiled cover. Good copy
15.00
PB The Theatre and it's Double Artaud, Antonin Grove Press, NY 1958 1st edition thus Fine
25.00
HC War in Heaven Barry, Phillip Coward-McCann, NY 1938 G+
250.00
PB Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel: The Marx brothers Lost Radio Show. Barson, Michael editor Pantheon, NY 1988 Fine copy. Illus.
5.00
HC/DJ The Actor at Work Benedetti, Robert L. Prentice Hall 1970 Fine book/good DJ, minor tears and scuffing. as issued, fine, 287pp, 8vo, ills. Presents a complete overview of the fundamental processes of acting. 8th printing
7.50
PB Seventeen: A Musical Comedy Benson, Sall and Kent Gannon Samuel French, Ny 1954 Musical based on Booth Tarkington novel. G+, slight yellowing
20.00
PB/1st The Dramatic Event Bentley, Eric Beacon, NY 1956 G+, pc. 8vo 278p Contains criticism of nearly 60 different theatrical works.
5.00
PB/1st Hamlet (reading and playing guide) Brown, John Russell. NY: Schocken, 1966 G+. (Shakespeare Institute Studies. )
10.00
HC/DJ/1st Honest, Abe; Is There Really No Business Like Show Business? Burrows, Abe Little Brown, Boston 1980 Fine/G+. Slight dj edge fray. Tour guide to the magic of backstage world of theater, radio, and film.
12.00
PB Four Contemporary American Plays Cerf, Bennet Vintage, NY 1961 G+. The Tenth Man by Paddy Chayefsky---A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry--Toys in the Attic by Lillian Hellman and The Andersonville Trial by Saul Levitt
3.00
HC Monty Python's Flying Circus: Just the Words Chapman, Graham, Cleese, John, Gilliam, Terry, Idle, Eric, Jones, Terry, Palin, Michael. Methuen, London 1989 Fine/ no DJ's pictorial covers, original wraps. Two volume set. The whole show in words. 5x9. 5
20.00
PB The Complete Faulty Towers Cleese, John and Connie Booth Manderin 1989 VG, one corner chipped.
5.00
HC The Modern Theatre Corrigan, Robert W. Macmillan, Ny 1964 Fair. Spine split, wear but solid copy
10.00
HC/DJ/1st RELATIVE VALUES: A Play in Three Acts Coward, Noel London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1952 VG, minor edge bumps/poor, included but missing spine. Coward's comedy was originally produced at the Savoy Theatre in London in 1951.
18.00
HC The Theatre of the Greeks Donaldson, John William DD Geaoge Bell, London 1879 illus. w/ pullout engravings. Very good copy.
90.00
EP When Pigs Fly Driver, Sara Private ND A film by Sara Driver. Presentation of projected film project to star Marianne Faithful
10.00
EP Two Serious Ladies Driver, Sara Private ND A film by Sara Driver. Based on Jane Bowles novel. Presentation of projected film project with actors biographies.
10.00
HC/DJ/1st Five Chinese Communist Plays Ebon, Martin editor John Day Co 1975 Fine book in Fine price clipped dust jacket. First printing. [English, Chinese]. xxi, 328 p. ; 24 cm. The white-haired girl. --The Red detachment of women. --Taking the bandits' stronghold [Taking Tiger Mountain by strategy]. --The red lantern. --Azalea Mountain.
20.00
HC Plays Without Footlights ed. Galbraith, Ester Harcourt Brace, NY 1945 Review copy. Good a bit soiled
5.00
HC Euripides Euripides W. Drugulins, Leipzig 1886 VG+ In German, front hinge loose, all else very good. Marbled fore and follow sheets and edges, decorative and gilt covers.
35.00
PB Medea/Hecabe/Electra/Heracles Euripides Penguin, Baltimore 1976 G+
2.00
PB/1st Houdini on Magic Gibson, Walter B. and Morris N. Young (Edited by) Dover Publications, New York, 1953 280pp, 8vo 8-9, 1st edition. Fine large format Dover book, well illustrated. LC- 53-13518
5.00
HC/DJ/1St My Theater Gide, Andre; trans jackson mathews Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1952 Fine/G+ DJ, First US Edition. 12mo - over 6 - 7 tall. 275 pp. Fine/VG Top Corners Bumped. Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9 tall. Black boards. 292 pp.This is a handbook for writhers of English Prose. ISBN:0394729366 Five plays Saul, Bathsheba, Philoctetes, King Candaules, and Persephone, as well as Gide's essay The Evolution of the Theater..
45.00
PB/1st Sunday Bloody Sunday Gilliatt, Penelope Bantam Books 1971 G+. The script of the John Schlesinger film produced by Joseph Janni for United Artists. A 16-PAGE PORTFOLIO OF SCENES
5.00
HC/DJ/1st The Season: A Candid Look at Broadway. Goldman, William New York: Harcourt, Brace, & World 1969 Fine/VG+ DJ. Goldman's seventh book, a literate commentary on Broadway in the sixties. A hard-hitting but honest look at all aspects of the Broadway scene which will leave the reader with a far greater understanding of the 1960's theater than he started with. Indexed. By the author of The Princess Bride, Marathon Man, the screenplay to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and many more.
30.00
HC/DJ The Fifty Year Decline and Fall of Hollywood Goodman, Ezra Simon & Shuster, NY 1961 DJ chipped. Book good.
15.00
HC/DJ Scoundrel Time Hellman, Lillian Little Brown, Boston 1976 Fine copy/ in chipped damaged DJ. Lillian's drama of HUAC and quisling Hollywood. In 1952, Hellmann joined the ranks of intellectuals and artists called before Congress to testify about political subversion. Terrified yet defiant, Hellmann refused to incriminate herself or others, and managed to avoid trial. Nonetheless the experience brought devastating controversy and loss. First published in 1972, her retelling of the time features a remarkable cast of characters, including her lover, novelist Dashiell Hammett, a slew of famous friends and colleagues, and a pack of scoundrels -- ruthless, ambitious politicians and the people who complied with their demands.
4.00
PB Tips on the Theatrical Art Hennessy, Dan and Yowell, John Haldeman-Julius, Kansas 1928 Little Blue Book # 1284. Very good copy
15.00
HC/DJ/1st Life and the Theatre Hudson, Lynton NY: Roy Pub nd F/G+ DJ save for attached triangular chip on cover. Discusses the growth of modern European drama between the two world wars.
12.00
PB Magic Tricks & Card Tricks: Two Volumes Bound as One Johnson, Wilfrid Dover Publications, New York, 1954 Fine copy. Dover large format PB, well illustrated.
5.00
HC/DJ/1st Preaching and the Dramatic Arts Jones, E. Winston Macmillan, NY 1948 F/F p.c.
35.00
PB Baptism and the Toilet Jones, Leroi Grove Press, NY 1967 White and blue covers, 62 pp. First edition, first printing of two of Jones' earlier plays. Pencil underlined, Price cut otherwise very good.
10.00
PB Ben Jonson 3 Plays: Valpone, Epicoene, The Alchemist Jonson, Ben Hillard Wang, NY 1958 G+
5.00
HC Psychology of Acting Kjerbuhl-Paterson Expressions 1935 No DJ. Book G+.
15.00
PB The Astoria Studio Koszarski, Richard Dover, NY 1983 227 Stills and photos, 143pp. Cover a bit creased but this is a fine somewhat obscure Dover book.
35.00
PB/2nd Unfair Arguments with Existence Lawrence Ferlinghetti New York: New Directions 1963 VG 8vo - over 7 - 9. seven plays for a new theatre.
5.00
HC/DJ/1st It Takes More than Talent LeRoy, Mervyn NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953 Fine book/G_, frayed, damaged DJ. First Edition. How to get a job in the movie industry. First book by the producer/director who gave us Little Caesar and Quo Vadis.
35.00
HC/DJ Radio's Best Plays Liss, Joseph Greenburg, NY 1947 A collection of the very best years of radio. Play's by MacLeish, Corwin, Wolfe, James Mason Brown, Benet, Arthur Miller, Rosten and more. DJ a bit chipped. Book is good.
35.00
HC/DJ/1st Shakespeare's Hamlet: A New Version Mamoulian, Robert Bobbs Merrill, NY 1965 Fine/VG+, price cut. The complete text of the play which eliminates the Elizabethan archaisms of speech.
35.00
HC/1st Trio Maugham, Somerset Doubleday, NY 1950 G+ spine wear
5.00
PB Three Comedies Maugham, Somerset Pocket, NY 1969 G+, other than price cut.
5.00
PB Encounters: 6 One Act Plays Melfi, Leonard Samuel French, NY 1967 VG, bumps, clean and solid. A brilliant playwright. Edition not stated.
12.00
PB Rocky Wooing Michell Samual French 1935 Nice Copy.
50.00
PB The Price Miller, Artur Bantam, NY 1969 G+, nice copy. Play in popular edition.
3.00
PB Midnight Call Morris, Gordon Samual French 1936 Nice Copy.
50.00
HC/DJ Comedy Potts, L. J. Hutchinson U., London, 1960 Fine/ G+ DJ, minor spine wear. 3rd edition 5x7.5. 174 indexed pages. A detailed study of comedy in English literature.
18.00
HC I Have Been Here Before: A Play in Three Acts Priestley, J. B Harper & Brothers Publishers, NY 1937 Very Good red cloth, Dust jacket badly chipped. Book fine.
35.00
HC/DJ I Have Been Here Before Priestley, J.B. Heinemann, London 1937 DJ frayed Book G+
35.00
HC/DJ Habima Raikin Ben-Ari w/ forward By Howard Clurman. Thomas Yoseloff, 1957 Fine/Good, some splits and wear to spine. P.c. Edition not stated. Story of world acclaimed Jewish theater group, unique acting company born in Moscow during the Russian Revolution. Illustrated with black & white photographs and artwork. 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth.
24.00
HC The Abbess of Jouarre Renan, Ernest G.W. Dillingham London 1888 VG/no DJ, fore page appears to be removed, may be as published. Edition not stated.
24.00
PB Taxi Riley, Alice Samual French 1927 Nice Copy.
65.00
HC/DJ THE GREAT PO SEIN. A Chronicle of the Burmese Theater. Sein, Kenneth and Joseph A. Witney Indiana University Press, IN 1965 VG+/VG some splits, one small chip to DJ spine bottom. Price cut. Edition not stated. Illustrated by Photos, and Drawings By Ba Lone Lay. An account of the development of the theater in Burma over the last eighty years as mirrored in the work of the Barrymores of Burma, the Great Po Sein and his family.
8.00
PB Major Barbara Shaw, George Bernard AHM, Illinois 1971 Written on cover, Character names highlighted. The play that inspired 'Guys and Dolls'.
2.00
HC/DJ O'Neill: Vol 1: Son and Playwright Vol 2: Son and Artist Sheaffer, Louis Little Brown, Boston 1968 Two volume set. DJ's very good (slight spine splits). Books clean and solid, G+.
15.00
HC/DJ Vaudevillians: A Dictionary of Vaudeville Performers Slide, Anthony Arlington House, CN 1981 Book Fine/some wear to DJ 4to - over 9_ - 12 tall. ISBN: 0-87000-492-1. illus.
40.00
HC China on Stage Snow, Lois Wheeler Random House, NY 1972 Fine copy.
40.00
PB The Oedipus Cycle Sophocles harvest, ny Title page gone
1.00
PB Antigone Sophocles Pocket, NY 1973 G+
2.00
HC/2nd Acting Speaight, Robert cassell, GB 1947 G+, owners plate. 2nd
3.00
PB Siddharta Becomes the Buddha Sri Chimnoy Sky, NY nd G+, some minor stain and bumps copy of this scarce edition
ask or best ofer
HC/1st T. Macci Plavti Mostellari Sturtevant, Edgar H. Yale University Press, New Haven 1925 VG, moderate wear.
12.00
HC Modern American and British Plays Tucker, S. Marion Harper & Bros., NY 1931 VG/no DJ.8vo - over 7 - 9 tall. 946pp
15.00
PB/signed RED EYE OF LOVE: A Comedy Weinstein, Arnold Grove, NY 1962 Fine 1st edition, signed by playwright. 8vo, pictorial white wraps (lightly soiled) with illustration from photographing blue & black on front wrap. 92 pp. & 4 pp. of B&W illustrations from photographs [production photos] (small stain to fore-edge with tiny stains to front edges of prelims & a few pages of text). Good. First edition. Inscribed by the playwright and signed.
25.00
PB/1st Marat/Sade: a play by Peter Weiss Weiss, Peter NY Pocket 1966 VG copy slight yellowing. Basis for chilling 1966 Peter Brook musical of stage and film about performance staged by inmates of French insane asylum, directed by de Sade. Winner of the 1965-66 season New York Drama Critics' Circle and Tony Awards, Brilliant musical. Cast photo on cover.
7.50
PB Citizen Kane Wells, Orson Mimeograph nd The shooting script, looks like the forties. Blue bound script in G+ condition. Ex libris from studio.
125.00
PB Joe, A Screenplay Wexler, Norman with an introductoryreview by Judith Crist Avon 1970 vg+. The Oscar nom. screenplay for a sleeper of 1970 that was 20 year old Susan Sarandon's 1st movie. 16pgs. of stills. Scarce. paperback orig edition. Binding is paperback.
45.00
HC/DJ/1st The Fatal Gift of Beauty, the Final Years of Byron and Shelley Whipple, A.B.C. Harper & Row, NY 1964 Fine/VG, some minor spine soil. First Edition. 8vo 298pp. Dramatic recreation of the tempestuous last years of Shelly and Byron.
28.00
PB Acting and Stage Movement White, Edwin & Margarita Battye Arc, NY 1963 G+ illus. b/w
15.00
PB/1st Acting and Stage Movement: a Complete Handbook for Amateurs and Professionals White, Edwin and Battye, Marguerite ARC Books, NY 1963 Fine copy. Illus.
15.00
PB The Long Christmas Dinner: Play in One Act Wilder, Thornton Harper, NY 1964 G+ first thus.
5.00
PB 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and other Plays Williams, Tennessee New Directions, NY 1953 Fair, pages mis-set, pages loose, complete
5.00
PB BOXED The Stage Wilson, J.A. 1882 Good for age. Loose pages 3 volumes bound together of periodical The Stage Vol VI, V and I. !/92- 6-83
45.00
PER International Theatre #1 1955 G+
5.00
PER Show 1962 Fair 7/62
2.00
PB Religious Drama: 5 Plays World, NY 1965 G. pc, scuffed
5.00
PER The Drama Review Vol 13 #2 1968 G+ Winter 1968. some cover wear and bumps
2.00
PER N.Y. Theatre Review 1979 G+ April 1979
2.00
PER N.Y. Theatre Review 1979 G+ March 1979
2.00