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Category: All Categories: Performing Arts: Theater History
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1.
Allen, Reginald, editor  
First Night Gilbert and Sullivan, the : Containing Complete Librettos of the Fourteen Operas, Exactly As Presented At Their Premier Performances, Together with Facsimiles of the First Night Programmes (In Slipcase) (Heri

Publisher: Heritage Press; N. Y. : 1958.
Near Fine Hardcover 465 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Red cloth, green boards, gilt title over green elipse on spine, list of performance runs, bibliography, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. Slipcase holds book and gold drop-lid box with 27 facsimile programs including five in full color, one on purple foil. ; Illustrated with contemporary drawings. Foreword by Bridget D'Oyly Carte. ; No jacket, as issued. Slipcase shows minor edgewear, all seams intact. Tasteful monochrome bookplate on front endpaper, slight fading to spine, otherwise book pristine. Box, leaflet, publisher's announcement (The Sandglass) and all programs present and in Near Fine to Fine condition.

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2.
Banham, Martin (Ed.)  
The Cambridge Guide to Theatre

Publisher: Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995..
2nd ed, 1st ptg. Ex-Library. 25½ X 18 cm. Blue boards, gilt titles & dec., xxiii, 1233 pp. Usual library markings including "Withdrawn" sticker, edges of boards slightly worn & faded, else fine. DJ in library-applied cover. Biographical & historical dictionary of the theatre. Shipping weight 5 lbs.

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3.
Bayer, Carl  
Kjobenhavns Folketheater, 1857-1882, Bidrag til dets Historie : Copenhagen Folk Theater, 1857-1882, Contribution to its History (Signed and Annotated)

Publisher: C. A. Reitzels Forlag; Copenhagen: 1882.
Very Good with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 194 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; DANISH text throughout. Black morocco leather over spine and corners, black buckram cloth over boards, five compartments with gilt rules and gilt author-title on spine, speckled edges, dark olive green endpapers, red page-marker ribbon, about 400 plays listed, with stats, and three appendixes of authors. ; History of Copenhagen Folk Theater, 1857-1882, signed and heavily annotated by author. ; Front flyleaf inscribed in Danish and SIGNED by author Carl Bayer, dated 17 Septbr 82. He has also penned a bio of himself on the reverse, headed 'Johannes Carl Theodor Bayer'. This volume was published with blank pages here and there for owner to add more data, and this unit is filled with notes continuing from 1882 up through 1895, all by author in a very neat small hand in fountain pen. ; Moderate wear to extremities. Gilt is bright and sharp. Hinges intact. Binding tight. A most unusual, rare, perhaps unique volume. ; Signed by Author

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4.
Botto, Louis  
At This Theatre

Publisher: Dodd Mead NY 1984.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Closed tear at DJ front/spine juncture ; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 260 pages

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5.
Brown, John Russell (editor).  
OXFORD ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE THEATRE.
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Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press (2001), 7th printing..
ISBN: 9780192854421 A comprehensive overview of the history of theatre, from it's earliest beginnings to the present. 582p: illustrations in-texte; 25cm. Chronology, Index. 1498g. Near Very Good (binding tight, light crease rear cover, light wear to fore-edge, lower tips slightly curled, faint tidal mark upper and fore edges of prelims, otherwise clean and sound). Softcover. Book condition: Near Very Good.

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6.
Burling, William J.  
A Checklist of New Plays and Entertainment on the London Stage, 1700-1737

Publisher: Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickenson University Press, 1993.
Cloth, with dust jacket. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket has an inline tear at top of spine. Green on black spine. Standard Size. 234 pages.

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7.
Burns, Elizabeth  
Theatricality. A study of convention in the theatre and in social life
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Publisher: Harper & Row [c1972].
vii, 246 p., indexes; 21.5 cm. Contents incl. Sociology and the theatre; The theatrical metaphor: the world as a stage, and the theatre as paradigm; From ritual to drama; Conventions of performance; Rhetorical conventions: defining the situation; Rhetorical conventions: space, setting, and time; Authenticating conventions; Roles, symbolic types and characters; Acting; Spectators and critics; Themes: ceremony and significance. Grey boards, spine stamped in silver; no dj; VG. stock#45810.

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8.
Chambers, E. K.  
The Mediaeval Stage (Volume I)
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Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1903.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Volume I only of 2 volumes. "..If I may venture to define for myself the formula of my work, I would say that it endeavours to state and explain the pre-existing conditions which, by the latter half of the sixteenth century, made the great Shakespearean stage possible. The story is one of a sudden dissolution and a slow upbuilding. I have arranged the material in four Books. The First Book shows how the organization of the Graeco-Roman theatre broke down before the onslaught of Christianity and the indifference of barbarism, and how the actors became wandering minstrels, merging with the gleemen of their Tuetonic conquerors, entertaining all classes of mediaeval society with spetacula in which the dramatic element was of the slightest, and in the end, after long endurance, coming to a practical compromise with the hostility of the Church. In the Second Book I pass to spectacula of another type, which also had to struggle against ecclesiastical disfavour, and which also made their ultimate peace with all but the most austere forms of the dominant religion. These are the ludi of the village feasts, bearing witness, not only to their origin in heathten ritual, but also, by their constant tendency to break out into primitive forms of drama, to the deep-rooted mimetic instinct of the folk.." Books I and II are in Volume I. xlii + 419 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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9.
Devine, Francis (Editor)  
ACTING FOR THE ACTORS Dermot Doolan and the Organisation of Irish Actors and Performing Artists, 1947 - 1985

Publisher: SIPTU Republic OF Ireland 1997.
Very Good A very good trade paperback in slighty creased/edge-worn red illustrated covers, no creases to the spine, no writing or stamps, clean pages. Produced by the Irish trade union SIPTU the book details Dermot Doolan's efforts to organise Irish actors into a performers union. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 53 pages

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10.
Farber, Donald C. and Robert Viagas.  
The Fantasticks: America's Longest-Running Play.

Publisher: New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1995..
ISBN: 9780806516738 1st printing thus. 240 pp. Index. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

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11.
Farnsworth, Marjorie  
The Ziegfeld Follies

Publisher: New York: Bonanza Books..
26 X 20 cm. VG+/VG+. Undated reprint, copyright date is 1956. Full yellow cloth, red titles on spine, 192 pp, b & w photos on most pages, index. Small spots on verso of rfep near fore-edge. DJ extremities rubbed; in Brodart archival cover. A history of the follies, with an introduction by Billie Burke Ziegfeld. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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12.
Folger Shakespeare Library.  
The Folger Shakespeare Library Prints. The Shakespearian Theatre.

Publisher: Folger, c1935 [Meriden Gravure].
Twelve black & white souvenir prints, 18x12.5 cm. The Swan Playhouse, The Interior of the Swan Playhouse, A Reconstruction of the Stage of the Globe Playhouse, An Improvised Commonwealth Stage, An Inn Yard-- the Forerunner of Playhouses; The Swan, the Bear Garden, and the Globe; The Bear Garden, the Rose, and the Globe; The Bear Garden and the Globe, Map of London Showing the Playhouses Erected Before 1640, A Reconstruction of the Stage of an Elizabethan Playhouse, An Academic Stage, A Reconstruction of the Stage of the Globe Playhouse. Printed blue paper envelope; VG. stock#102251.

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13.
Gillette, J. Michael  
Theatrical Design and Production, 3e : (3rd Edition, 1997) an Introduction to Scene Design and Construction, Lighting, Sound, Costume, and Makeup

Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Company; Mountain View, Calif: 1997.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Third Edition; Second Printing Hardcover ISBN: 1559347015 573 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Brown pictorial boards, pale yellow endpapers, index, glossary, tons of diagrams and illustrations, most in b/w, but chapters on color and lighting illustrated in color. ; Copyright 1987. This is 3rd edition, 2nd printing, 1997. Topics include: Theater design. Theater architecture. Stage and equipment. Color. Scene painting. Lighting design. Projections. Costume design and construction. Sound design and technology. More. ; Light wear, mainly to tips of boards. No marks or writing. Binding tight. Appears unused.

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14.
Harmetz, Aljean  
On the Road to Tara: The Making of Gone With the Wind
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Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc., New York, 1996.
Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, Fine DJ. Cover and DJ with minimal shelf wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 4to, 213 pp with color and b/w photos and illustrations, plus notes, biblio and index. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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15.
Hough, Richard  
The Ace of Clubs: A History of the Garrick

Publisher: London: André Deutsch, Ltd, 1986..
First Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Fine/Fine. Brown cloth, gilt titles on spine & decoration on front board, light brown endpapers, 160 pp, 3 b & w illustrations, 4 ff color plates, notes, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. An interesting association copy, with an unsigned inscription by owner J. Harold Kittleson on recto of ffep.

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16.
Laurel, Brenda  
Computers as Theatre
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley MA 1991, first edition; 211 pages, Index, text illustrations & color plates; Refs..
Very Good hardcover in Good+ dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Binding is square and tight, pages clean and unmarked. Jacket shoes egdgewear along spine ends and corners; some scuffs and rubbing to jacket. 'lucid and provocative study of the art, craft, business of optimal interfaces...' (rear jacket);includes chapters on representing action, interface evolution, models of the interface, the world's a stage, theatre as an interface metaphor, interactivity and human actvity, etc; poetics, cultural backdrop, four causes, or why things are the way they are; four causes of human-computer activity; six elements and causal relations among them; dramatic foundations - orchestrating action; dramatic techniques for orchestrating human response, engagement - the first-person imperative; Design principles for human-computer activity - designing action, designing character and thought; designing language and communication; designing enactment; New directions (circa 1991 pre-internet) in human-computer activity - an environment for writing, the smart house, actions in search of characters; multimedia; virtual reality; a new opposable thumb; much more. Additional pictures at

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17.
Leonard, Irving Albert, 1896-1962  
El Teatro en Lima, 1790-1793
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Publisher: Philadelphia, Department of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, 1940.
OFFPRINT, pp. 93-112; 23.5 cm. From Hispanic Review 8: 2, April 1940. In Spanish. Documents Lima's active theatrical life. Stock#47406. Vg / offprint.

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18.
Macgowan, Kenneth; Melnitz, William  
GOLDEN AGES OF THE THEATER

Publisher: A Spectrum Book/ Prentice-Hall Inc 1959.
Good+ Softcover Light cover soil and edgewear. No spine creases. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 166 pages; 28112

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19.
Mario Fabbri; Elvira Garbero Zorzi; Annamaria Petrioli Tofani; Museo mediceo  
Il Luogo Teatrale a Firenze. Brunelleschi, Vasari, Buontalenti, Parigi Firenze, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Museo Mediceo
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Publisher: Milano, Electa [1975].
169 p., illus. (some color); 29 cm. Series: Spettacolo e musica nella Firenze medicea (Museo medico. Firenze), 1. [mostra / promossa e organizzata dalla Amministrazione provinciale di Firenze. Stock#L-320. Vg / soft cover.

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20.
Mauntz, Alfred Von  
Heraldik in Diensten Der Shakespeare Forschung : (Heraldry in the Service of Shakespeare Research)

Publisher: Gale Research Company; Detroit: 1969.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 331 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; GERMAN text except for some quotes in English and German. Green cloth, footnotes, a few b/w figures and diagrams. ; Facsimile reprint of Berlin: Mayer & Mueller, 1903. This edition 1969.; Very minor wear. Light bump to upper corner of front board. Old pr ice erased from front endpaper. No other defects. Scarce.

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21.
McCaslin, Nellie  
THEATRE FOR CHILDREN IN THE UNITED STATES

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1971.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover DJ, price-clipped, is chipped and edgeworn. In new mylar book jacket cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 317 pages; 26943

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22.
Morton, H. V.  
May Fair: How the Site of a Low Carnival became the Heart of Fashionable London

Publisher: London: The Marshalsea Press, c 1970.
Hardback, without dust jacket. Very Good. Some surface tearing on front cover; inscription on pretitle page. White spine. 8 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. Reprint of a 1927 book. 94 pages.

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23.
Orgel, Stephen.  
The Illusion of Power. Political Theater in the English Renaissance.

Publisher: University of California Press [c1975]. A Quantum Book.
xi, 95 p., 18 b/w illus., index; 20.5 cm. Theaters and Audiences, The Royal Spectacle, The Role of King. "This book extends and develops certain ideas in my "Inigo Jones". "This is an essay about theater at court. ...Court theaters were always radically different from public theaters... The fact that in a particular brief period-- twenty years or so-- this concept became located and embodied in architecture tells us something important about the requirements of Renaissance culture and its changing view of itself. All at once theater was an institution, a property, a corporation." Pictorial paper covers; spine darkened, some pencil underlining & notes; good. stock#3020.

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24.
Peake, Richard Brinsley.  
Memoirs of the Colman Family, Including Their Correspondence with the Most Distinguished Personages of Their Time.

Publisher: London: Richard Bentley, 1841..
First Edition Two octavo volumes, about 8.5 inches (21 cm) tall, in contemporary half polished calf, marbled boards. Five raised spine bands, extra gilt in compartments, titles on red and brown morocco labels. 432 and 454 pages respectively. The memoir concerns a family involved in the 18th and early 19th century theater. Two frontis portraits in volume I and one in volume II. The prelims are a bit soiled and very lightly foxed with some dampstaining to one of the frontis portraits, but otherwise clean inside. The leather on the covers is a bit soiled, the marbled paper is rubbed with some loss of surface color, the edges lightly worn. Previous owner bookplate in both volumes, that of John Wigham Richardson, presumably the English shipbuilder. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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25.
Peter, Thurstan C.  
The Old Cornish Drama: with illustrations from ancient Cornish sacred poems and miracle plays of other Lands
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Publisher: Elliot Stock, London 1906.
Red cloth hardcover with black cartouche (crucifixion) and gilt-stamped titles, black endpapers. 49 pages, with six B&W plates, including photo frontis and various drawings such as the Plan of Perran Round, Plan from Ordinale de Origine Mundi, etc. A study on the evolution of theater and staging. Good condition: Covers faded around edges, top edge dusty, light toning to some pages. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, long-ago owner's name and location in pencil on frontis recto. Small discolored spot in lower corner of recto of final page and terminal unprinted sheet as of something squished (possibly something with legs -an interesting forensic puzzle). 5499 COLLECTIBLE First Edition No Dust Jacket Hard Cover Good Condition Small 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Collectible

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26.
Queantm, Gilles, editor  
Théâtre [Theatre] de France
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Publisher: Paris: Les Publications de France [1951].
198, [1] p., illus.; 31.5 cm. First number of the lavish journal of the French theater. Stories on playwrights-- Pirandello, Anouilh, Gide; actors-- Marcel Marceau in an early notice; stage design; costume-- the totality of the theater scene. Stock#43818. Vg, stiff covers & repaired slipcase.

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27.
Romanelli, Giandomenico, with Giuseppe Pugliese, et al. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Graziano Arici  
Gran Teatro la Fenice

Publisher: Benedikt Taschen Verlag; Cologne, Germany: 1999.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 3822870625 337 pages; Folio (13") 33 cm; Sumptuous oversized color glossy book. Many full-spread photos. Text pages on laid paper. 100s of illustrations. Complete history of 'finest theatre in the world', Teatro la Fenice (Venice Theater) including two centuries of music, dance, architecture, ornamentation, opera, etc. ; Large heavy book. Photos by Graziano Arici. Authors: Giandomenico Romanelli, Giuseppe Pugliese, Jose Sasportes, Patrizia Veroli. Translated by Jonathan Benison, Jeremy Scott. Edited by Sue Rose. Introductions by Massimo Cacciari, Gianfranco Pontel, Barbara di Valmarana. ; Jacket in transparent cover taped to boards. Otherwise only very minor wear. ; Photographs; Evergreen Series

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28.
Rosler, Walter  
100 Jahre Kabarett : Im Markischen Museum Berlin, Januar - Marz 1982

Publisher: Ministerium fur Kulture der DDR; Berlin: 1982.
Near Fine in Good dust jacket Softcover 120 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover with jacket. GERMAN text throughout. Over 180 photos and illustrations, including posters, caricatures, cartoons, cast photos, sheet music, actor portraits, etc, of which 32 are in full color, all with captions. Jacket front features famous poster by Toulouse-Lautrec. ; Text by Walter Rösler. Pictures selected by Rudolf Hösch and Walter Rösler. Graphic design by Günter Henkel. History of the cabaret from Paris 1881 to the Weimar Republic to Nazi Germany to the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic to Austria and Switzerland. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket is rubbed and has two small open tears to the spine panel, not affecting any text. Scarce in any condition.

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29.
Salsini, Paul, editor, with Stephen Sondheim  
Sondheim Review, the : Stephen Sondheim, Lot of 15 Issues, 1994-2000, with Gaps

Publisher: Sondheim Review; Chicago:.
Very Good+ Softcover 4to (11") 28cm; About 36 pages per issue, color photo fronts, glossy throughout. Packed with photos and articles on every Broadway, regional, and foreign production, and more. ; Issues are: 1, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, plus three Sondheim Playbill theater programs. ; Only minor edgewear. Coffee stain to lower front cover of one issue. Nothing clipped, no serious tears.

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30.
Smith, Brooks, and Wayne Dementi  
The Songlines of Richmond, A Celebration of Performing Arts, Artists and Stages
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Publisher: Dementi Milestone Publishing, Manakin-Sabot, VA, Manakin-Sabot, VA, 2009.
Fine paper over board hardback, no DJ. Decorative cover with minimal shelf wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 108 pp with b/w photos and illustrations.

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31.
Sobel, Bernard  
A Pictorial History of Vaudeville

Publisher: New York: Citadel Press, 1961..
26 X 19½ cm. Near Fine/VG. Pale lilac cloth, blue titles on spine, 224 pp, about 400 photos, index to pictures. Slight rubbing and fading to edges of boards. DJ spine sunned some small chips, edge tears with creasing (largest about 1 inch); in Brodart archival cover. The first half of the book is a brief and heavily illustrated history of vaudeville in America; the second half is a photo gallery, showing mostly studio photos of performers in costume, although a handful are shown performing or rehearsing. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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32.
Toohey, John L.  
A HISTORY OF THE PULITZER PRIZE PLAYS
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Publisher: The Citadel Press, NY, 1967.
Very Good with no dust jacket. Stated First Edition. 1. Hard Cover Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt (silver) lettering and embossed decoration on spine, embossed medallion on cover, blue endpapers. 4to. 344 pp. Illustrated by over 300 B&W photographs. This is an unmarked copy. The top of the spine is moderately sunned, boards lightly sunned and scuffed, else fine. VERY GOOD. A definitive history of the Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, from the first prize in 1918 to "Why Marry?" to the 1967 award to Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance." The production history, the original acting company, the competitive plays of the season and the major reviews which followed each play's opening are given in detail, along with a full synopsis of each play. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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33.
Unknown Artist  
Chestnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
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Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (if long, conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Brief history of theatrical entertainment in Philadelphia, detailed description of building. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears. ; Steel engraving

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34.
Unruh, Delbert Illustrated by: Illustrated by Jules Fisher  
Designs of Jules Fisher, The

Publisher: United States Institute for Theatre Technology; Syracuse, N. Y. : 2009.
Very Good First Edition Softcover ISBN: 1933348151 128 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Brown and black softcover, list of plays, list of awards, tons of b/w photos, diagrams, floorplans, etc, 60 full-color photos. ; Foreword by John Lahr. First printing, February, 2009, stated. ; Biography and work of one of Broadway's most famous lighting designers, responsible for memorable images from such shows as Pippin, Bring in da noise bring in da funk, Assassins, Chicago, Angels in America, Grand hotel, La Cage aux Folles, Jesus Christ superstar, more. ; Light wear. Small crease to lower corner of rear cover. No marks. Binding tight and square. Scarce.

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35.
Weissner, Dr. Georg Gustav  
Deutsches Theater als Darstellung Duetschen Wesens
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Publisher: Bibliographisches Institut, 1938 Leipzig, GERMANY.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Good to Very Good. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Text is in German. Although this book is on a cultural topic, it is interesting to note that it was published during the Nazi era, and thus conforms to Nazi cultural ideology. Illustrated with 7 full-page, full-color illustrations and other illustrations in black-and-white. 60 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; limited shelfwear. Dust jacket is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; chipping at bottom of spine.

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