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Category: All Categories: Performing Arts: Actors: Stage
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Clark, Ira  
Professional Playwrights: Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome

Publisher: Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1992.
Hard bound, first edition. As issued - a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Lytton, Henry A.  
The Secrets of a Savoyard

Publisher: New York: George H. Doran Company..
19 X 13½ cm. G/No dj. No date, c. 1926. This is the British edition with a Doran title page canceling the original. Colophon: "Printed by the Anchor Press, Ltd., Tiptree, Sussex, England." Light brown cloth, paper labels on spine and front board, 191 pp, 16 plates including frontispiece. Small tear to bottom of spine, front board has a few faint water spots, bottom corners bumped, bookplate on fpd, a few tears to margins where uncut edges were sloppily opened. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: THBI00001.
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Macqueen-Pope, W:  
Ghosts and Greasepaint : a story of the days that were

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd., 1951. (1st Edition).
334pp with b/w illus and pictorial endpapers. A study of the history of the theatre, and its players. Good plus cond : fair-good cond d/w ( now protected) small piece missing from foot of spine, old chips and creasing. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches

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Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 2887.
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Pearson, Hesketh  
The Last Actor-Managers

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950..
22½ X 15½ cm. Near Fine/G. Pale grey boards, burgundy cloth spine with copper titles, pictorial endpapers, xii, 84 pp, 24 ff b & w photo plates, index. Slight shelf wear. DJ browned & rubbed with 4 cm chip at tail of spine, other chips & tears under 1 cm; in Brodart archival cover. Short biographies of ten actor-managers: Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, Sir Herbert Tree, Sir George Alexander, Sir Frank Benson, Lewis Waller, Sir John Martin-Harvey, H. B. Irving, Laurence Irving, Oscar Asche & Harley Granville-Barker. The photo plates, mostly of scenes from the plays, are reproduced by photogravure. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: THBI00005.
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Rees, James (Colley Cibber)  
The Life of Edwin Forrest. With Reminiscences and Personal Recollections.

Publisher: Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 1874..
First Edition. 19½ X 14 cm. Reading Copy/No dj. Olive drab pebble-grained cloth, gilt titles on front board & spine, blind titles on rear board, olive drab end papers, sewn two-sections-on on sunk cords, [6], 21-524, 4 pp. Spine detached at rear joint, front joint about half gone, cloth crumbling, rubbed through to boards at corners and bottom edge near hinge, War Service Library bookplate on front paste-down, frontispiece lacking, otherwise internally clean & bright. Although pagination starts at page 21, the first gathering is complete and the second gathering is signed (2), so there is no apparent loss of text. Perhaps it was intended to accomodate additional preliminary matter that never materialized?

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Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: THBI00002.
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Scobie, Ingrid Winther  
Center Stage. Helen Gahagan Douglas: A Life

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford UP, 1992..
xx, 369 p. Biography of Helen Gahagan Doulas, 1900-1980, actress, opera singer, congresswoman, victim of Richard Nixon's vicious 1950 senate campaign. Stock #25468x. Fine, inscribed to the dedicatee. Another copy. Vg/no dj. $20.00. American theater Politics Feminism

Appr.: | AUD 50.63 CAD 49.69 EUR 35.24 GBP 25.81 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 444.44 

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Shaw, Bernard (George Bernard). [Tompkins, Molly] Tompkins, Peter, editor.  
To a Young Actress. The Letters of Bernard Shaw to Molly Tompkins...

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter, NY [c1960]. "First Edition".
The correspondence between Bernard Shaw and an American artist from 1921 through 1949. Illustrated with Photographs. Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Tompkins. 192 p., facsimile letters accompanied by photos; 31 cm.; dj has several small closed edge tears; VG. "Their early correspondence is best described as a practical course in acting given by a great playwright to his young protégée. ...this correspondence traces a close friendship that lasted until Shaw's death and shows the famous writer in a new and often unexpected light." 35673 oversize.

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Stagg, Jerry  
The Brothers Shubert

Publisher: New York: Random House, 1968..
First Edition. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). 24 X 16½ cm. VG+/VG. Red cloth, gilt titles on front board & spine, top edge dyed grey, dark blue endpapers, xii, 431, [2] pp, 56 b & w photos, index. Lightly rubbed at extremities, endpapers faded near edges. Mostly black DJ rubbed with white paper showing through, worn & creased at spine ends, a few small tears (up to 1 cm); in Brodart archival cover. This is J. Harold Kittleson's copy, with his signature on the half-title and three 5" X 7" glossy photos from the book, intended for newspaper publication (i.e., with a review), laid in.

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Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: THBI00003.
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Tebbel, John William, 1912-  
A Certain Club One Hundred Years of The Players New York 1888-1988

Publisher: N.Y., Hampden/ Booth Theater Library, 1989.
ix, 348 p., [32] pages of plates, 23.5 cm. Established by Edwin Booth and friends, The Players was a gentleman's club intended to raise the status of the much despised acting pofession. Stock# 31,698. Vg/ no slip case.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 31698.
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Terkel, Studs  
The Spectator: Talk About Movies and Plays with the People Who Make Them

Publisher: New York: The New Press, 1999..
First Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Fine/Fine. Blue boards, gilt titles on spine, xvii, 364 pp. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Dozens of interviews with actors & actresses and a few others. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 17.09 CAD 16.77 EUR 11.89 GBP 8.71 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 150.00 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: THBI00004.
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