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Category: All Categories: Performing Arts: Acting
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James, Henry, 1843-1916.  
The Scenic Art. Notes on Acting & the Drama: 1872-1901. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Allan Wade.

Publisher: A Dramabook, Hill & Wang, NY, 1957. .
xxv, 384 p., index; pictorial paper covers scuffed, worn; good. Henry James’s theatrical criticism; reviews of productions in America, England, and France. ‘He saw what the theatre might be at its best; ...he is a precursor of many movements which vitalized the theatre in England, Ireland, and America after World War I. His study of Coquelin’s acting is one of the very few intelligent and useful appreciations of the actor’s art ever written.’ Stock#26,764. Literary criticism.

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Perry, John  
Encyclopedia of Acting Techniques

Publisher: Cincinnati: Betterway Books (F & W Publications), 1997..
First US Edition. 25 X 19½ cm. Near Fine/Near Fine. Boards are covered with rather fragile cloth-textured paper, printed brick-red with matching endpapers and gilt titles on spine, otherwise sturdily bound, 160 pp, profusely illustrated with color photos & drawings, glossary, index. Color rubbing off boards at corners & spine ends, owner's name in marker on fpd, ffep & rfep, else fine. DJ has only slight edge wear; in Brodart archival cover. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: THAC00001.
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Alpert, Hollis  
The Barrymores

Publisher: Dial NY, 1964.
Good in Poor dust jacket, Hardcover In worn DJ, very light foxing, edges slightly darkened; Signed/inscr by author. Blue cloth hardback. Xviii + 397 pp. B&W photos. Bio of famous family of actors; 8vo; xviii + 397 pages

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Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 30549.
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Borland, Jay and Malcolm Vance  
The Ronald Reagan Hollywood Quiz Book

Publisher: Exeter NY, 1981.
Very Good in Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0896731049 In chipped DJ; Black boards. B&W photos; 8vo; 128 pages

Appr.: | AUD 7.22 CAD 7.08 EUR 5.02 GBP 3.68 JPY 570.00 MXN 71.25 ZAR 63.33 

Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 2643.
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Duerr, Edwin, Foreword by A. M. Nagle  
The Length and Depth of Acting
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, NY, 1962.
G cloth hardback, P DJ. Cover with spine, edge and corner wear, some fading on edges, some scuffs. DJ is worn, chipped, torn on spine. Colored end papers are slightly spotted in back. Pp are G++, lightly tanned, a few with bent corners. 8vo, 590 pp with extensive sources and index.

Appr.: | AUD 15.95 CAD 15.65 EUR 11.10 GBP 8.13 JPY 1,260.00 MXN 157.50 ZAR 140.00 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 3010.
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Olivier, Laurence, Sir, 1907-1989  
On Acting

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster, 1986.
397 p., illus., 22 cm. There are separate chapters on eight Shakesperian roles. And much on his experiences with roles on stage and film. Stock# 33,186. Vg/ dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 18.99 CAD 18.63 EUR 13.22 GBP 9.68 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 166.67 

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Farber, Vreneli.  

Publisher: New York Peter Lang 2008 Theater.
Actor Training in Post-Soviet Russia First printing 235 pages Cloth bound in fine condition.

Appr.: | AUD 101.27 CAD 99.38 EUR 70.48 GBP 51.61 JPY 8,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 888.89 

Purchase direct from: By The Way Books. Item number: 17199.
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Silver, Fred  
Auditioning for the Musical Theatre

Publisher: New York: New Market Press, 1985..
First Edition. 21½ X 14½ cm. Near Fine/Near Fine. Blue boards, gilt titles on spine, 204, [3] pp, index. Small spot on fore-edge, owner's name on ffep, else fine. DJ shows isolated spots of wear; in Brodart archival cover. Silver tells how to prepare for an audition -- how to dress, what to sing depending upon what kind of part you want and are suited for, how to act a song, how to play a comic song, what to expect, and what to do if you are called back. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 22.78 CAD 22.36 EUR 15.86 GBP 11.61 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Twin City Antiquarian Books. Item number: THAC00002.
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Boleslavsky, Richard.  
Acting: The First Six Lessons.

Publisher: NY: Theatre Arts Books, 1958..
13th printing. 122 pp. VG in like dj. Hard Cover

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Purchase direct from: Albatross Books. Item number: 3966.
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Sterne, Richard L. Gielgud, John. Burton, Richard. Shakespeare, William.  
John Gielgud Directs Richard Burton in Hamlet. A Journal of Rehearsals.

Publisher: Random House, NY [c1967]. BOMC.
Presented on Broadway in 1964 "during the height of Burton's romance with actress Elizabeth Taylor". Four weeks of rehearsals; Toronto, Boston, & New York; the Prompt-Script of John Gielgud's production; interviews with Burton & Gielgud. 299 p., 21.5 cm.; pictorial dj has minor wear; VG. 34423.

Appr.: | AUD 12.66 CAD 12.42 EUR 8.81 GBP 6.45 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 34423.
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Miller, Frank and Sarvady, Andrea  
Leading Men/Leading Ladies (two volumes)

Publisher: San Francisco: Chronicle, 2006.
Leatherbound by Easton Press on both volumes. No dust jackets. Fine on both volumes. Gold on black spines. 7 by 9 inches. 236 and 232 pages.

Appr.: | AUD 253.16 CAD 248.45 EUR 176.21 GBP 129.03 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,222.22 

Purchase direct from: Tennessee Valley Books. Item number: 21309.
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Brown, Peter; Brown, Pamela  
MGM Girls: Behind the Velvet Curtain
Publisher: St Martins Press, New York, 1983.
Near Fine cloth hardback, silver lettering, NF- DJ. Cover with slightly bent spine edges, bumped corner. DJ with little edge wear, 1 tear at upper spine front, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 288 pp with b/w photos, biblio and index.

Appr.: | AUD 14.81 CAD 14.53 EUR 10.31 GBP 7.55 JPY 1,170.00 MXN 146.25 ZAR 130.00 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 7739.
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