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125 Jahre Münchner Opern-Festspiele 2000
1 125 Jahre Münchner Opern-Festspiele 2000
3980556379 / 9783980556378 Perfect Paperback Collectible: Very Good Perfect Paperback 
Light rubbing and bumped corner. Written in German. Program from 2000 Opera. Includes color photographs, costume design drawings and biographies. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Bayreuther Festspiele 2000., .
2 . Bayreuther Festspiele 2000.
Bayreuth 2000-01-01 Paperback Collectible: Very Good Paperback 
Cover has smudges and is slightly discolored. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Written in German and English. The reopening of the Bayreuth Festival in 1951 marked the start of a new chapter in the interpretation of the Ring cycle, and it was profoundly influenced by the experience of the past. Includes a lecture on Richard Wagner, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Rackham illustrations and more. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Tales of the Gold Monkey Storybook: Story, Alexander, Judy; Bellisario, Donald P.
3 Alexander, Judy; Bellisario, Donald P. Tales of the Gold Monkey Storybook: Story
Putnam Pub Group 1983-03-01 0399209905 / 9780399209901 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Stated first impression. Cover has light rubbing, corners have some wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Jake Cutter, an American pilot and adventurer, and his fox terrier Jack encounter German agents engaged in a desperate search for a legendary gold idol in the South Pacific in 1938. Old price is written on back cover with black marker. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Balletomania: The Story of an Obsession, Arnold L. Haskell
4 Arnold L. Haskell Balletomania: The Story of an Obsession
Simon And Schuster 1934 Hardcover Used: Acceptable Missing Hardcover 
Haskell was one of the main dance critics of his time. Cloth cover has stain on front and small holes on spine. Pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The national ballet. A history and a manifesto about the art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A History of the Philadelphia Theatre 1835-1855, arthur herman wilson
5 arthur herman wilson A History of the Philadelphia Theatre 1835-1855
Green Press, Publishers 1968-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
First Greenwood reprinting 1968. One small library stamp on title page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The year of 1855 also records a turning point in the history of the footlights in Philadelphia. At that time, three major events took place to affect the three departments of their history; the theaters, the plays, and the actors. Old Drury ended 62 years of service and was demolished. George Henry Boker's play, Francesca da Rimini, came into it's glory as a tragedy. Dion Boucicault was the major influence to break up the old stock companies of actors and substitute the traveling companies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Lectures on Dramatic Art & Literature Schlegel 1892 [Hardcover]; John Black, August Wihelm Schlegel; Illustrator-John Black
6 August Wihelm Schlegel; Illustrator-John Black Lectures on Dramatic Art & Literature Schlegel 1892 [Hardcover]; John Black
John Black, Bell and Sons 1892-01-01 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1892, Second edition, Red Cloth Hardcover, 315 pages, 8 3/4" tall, Tissue guarded frontispiece engraved portrait of author which has offset. Translated from the German by John Black. Second Edition revised by Rev A J W Morrison. Very Good. Foxing on endpapers. Name on endpaper. Tanning on endpaper. Inside clean and binding is tight.In the Bohn's Libraries series. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Signor Faranta's Iron Theatre by Cruise, Boyd, Boyd Cruise
7 Boyd Cruise Signor Faranta's Iron Theatre by Cruise, Boyd
Historic New Orleans Collection 1982 0917860136 / 9780917860133 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to 
First edition 1 of 1000 copies, Gray w dj. 144 pages, 10 1/4" tall.Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped. Library stamp on title page. No other markings. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Signor Faranta (the pseudonym of contortionist and showman Frederick William Stempel) began his career in New Orleans in 1883 with a borrowed tent, borrowed money, and much ingenuity; he became the owner of one of the most successful variety theaters in the city. Illustrated by B&W illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Are the Stars Out Tonight Famous Hollywood's Hotel, Burk, Margaret Tante
8 Burk, Margaret Tante Are the Stars Out Tonight Famous Hollywood's Hotel
Round Table West Ambassador Hotel 1980 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket Hard Cover 4to - over 9½" - 12" tall 
Gold Leatherette Hardcover, 192 pages, 11 1/4" tall, This is the history of the famous Ambassador Hotel and the adjacent "Cocoanut Grove" until 1980. The hotel opened in 1921 and has been a significant part of the history of Los Angeles (including the assassination of Robert Kennedy). In happier times, the hotel has been host to movie stars, sports legends, world leaders, and other famous people, many of whom are discussed in the book. Included are numerous photographs and an index of photographs. The endpapers are full of fascimile signatures from many Hollywood greats. Fine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Fine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is the history of the famous Ambassador Hotel and the adjacent "Cocoanut Grove" until 1980. The hotel opened in 1921 and has been a significant part of the history of Los Angeles (including the assassination of Robert Kennedy). In happier times, the hotel has been host to movie stars, sports legends, world leaders, and other famous people, many of whom are discussed in the book. Included are numerous photographs and an index of photographs. The endpapers are full of fascimile signatures from many Hollywood greats. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Best Plays of 1942-43 And The Year Book Of The Drama In America [Hardcover], Burns (edited by) Mantle
9 Burns (edited by) Mantle The Best Plays of 1942-43 And The Year Book Of The Drama In America [Hardcover]
Dodd, Mead & Co 1943-01-01 1299117147 / 9781299117143 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
Publisher: Dodd Mead & Co.
Date of Publication: 1943
Binding: hard cover
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good/No Jacket
Description: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall 1943 first edition, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 543 pages, 8" tall, Includes The Eve of St. Mark, The Skin of Our Teeth, Winter Soldiers, Tomorrow the World, Harriet, The Doughgirls, The Damask Cheek, Kiss and Tell, Oklahoma and more. ; B&W Illustrations, Very Good.Light edgewear and pencil notes on the back endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.
 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Reflections on Wagner's Ring John Culshaw First Edition, Culshaw, John
10 Culshaw, John Reflections on Wagner's Ring John Culshaw First Edition
London Secker and Warburg 1976 Hard Cover Very Good Acceptable Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
DJ is torn, rubbed and price clipped. Flap creased. Name and date written on endpaper. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The first 4 chapters are based on a series of intermission features on the Texaco Metropolitan Opera radio network broadcasts of the RING cycle during the 1974-75 season. The last chapter is expanded from an article in "Opera News". Photographs by Frank Dunand. Contents: 1). Introduction. 2). Das Rheingold. 3). Die Walkre. 4). Siegfried. 5). Gammerung. 6). Conclusion: The impossible vision. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Three English Comedies De Mille, DeMille, A B
11 DeMille, A B Three English Comedies De Mille
Allyn and Bacon 1924 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Hard Cover 12mo - over 6�" - 7�" tall 
A B De Mille, Allyn and Bacon, 1924, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 479 pages, 6 3/4" tall, Plays include: She Stoops to Conquer, The Rivals, The School for Scandal. Illustrated with scenes from plays & photos of authors, etc. Illustrated by photographs. Condition: Good. Underlining and notes with pencil throughout the book.Book askew.Page 5 partially detached. Binding is tight. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Frederick Ashton: a choreographer and his ballets, Dominic, Zoe
12 Dominic, Zoe Frederick Ashton: a choreographer and his ballets
Harrap 1971-01-01 024550351X / 9780245503511 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First Edition. 256 pages, 11 1/4" tall, DJ has slight rubbing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Commemorative volume presenting a many-sided portrait of the choreographer and his ballets. Packed with b/w photographs. Includes interviews with Dame Margot Fonteyn; Dame Marie Rambert; Cecil Beaton; Sir Robert Helpmann; John Selwyn Gilbert; Zoe Dominic. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith Illus Gordon, Goldsmith, Oliver
13 Goldsmith, Oliver She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith Illus Gordon
Barse and Hopkins 1895 Hard Cover Collectible: Good Missing Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9¾" tall 
1895, Green Cloth decorative Hardcover, 204 pages,The cast of the characters at Covent Garden in 1773 is named and the play is presented in its entirety with illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites, GRABBE, Paul
14 GRABBE, Paul The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites
Grosset & Dunlap 1940-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Corners bent and front hinge cracked. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Background information on different composers. Then goes through specific information about selected pieces by these composers. It gives a brief overview of the piece and then a guide to listening by movements. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Conversations on contemporary drama,, Hamilton, Clayton Meeker
15 Hamilton, Clayton Meeker Conversations on contemporary drama,
The Macmillan company 1924-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
First edition. Green cloth. Pages lightly yellowed. A Series of 9 Lectures Delivered in Earl Hall, at Columbia University from February 11 to April 7, 1924. By the author of "Seen on the Stage" and other works on the dramatic arts. Published October 1924. Playwright subjects include Shaw, Rostand, J.M. Barrie, Galsworthy, O'Neill and others. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Old Drury of Philadelphia James 1968 Philadelphia Stage, James, Reese D
16 James, Reese D Old Drury of Philadelphia James 1968 Philadelphia Stage
University of Pennsylvania Press 1968 Very Good No Jacket 8vo 
Blue Cloth Hardcover, 694 pages, 8 1/2" tall, Very Good. Ex-library book with minimal markings. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. History of the Philadelphia Stage, 1800-1835 and The diary or daily account book of William Burke Wood, 1810-1835. Includes Index to plays and Index to players. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Lamb, Charles and Mary Tales from Shakespeare Lamb Illustrated N M Price
Thomas Nelson and Sons Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Norman M Price 
No date, Green Cloth Hardcover with pastedwon, 324 pages, This hard cover book has a green cover with gilt lettering and a color illustration on the front. A book of stories based on Shakespeare's plays. Includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and many more Condition: Very Good. Small stain on the cover. Endpapers slightly discolored. Name written on endpaper. Inside pages clean. Binding is tight. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Adam - A Dramatic History In A Prologue, Seven Scenes And An Epilogue, Lewisohn, Ludwig
18 Lewisohn, Ludwig Adam - A Dramatic History In A Prologue, Seven Scenes And An Epilogue
Harper & Brothers Publ. 1929-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Missing Hardcover 
First edition. Sunfaded spine and tanning on cover edges. Tanning on endpapers. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Adam; a dramatic history in a prologue, seven scenes and an epilogue 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Ballet 8, Lido, Serge
19 Lido, Serge Ballet 8
MACMILLAN COMPANY 1958-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Good Good Hardcover 
Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Small stain on endpaper and front inside board. Other pages clean and binding is tight. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Showing influences on contemporary ballet. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Transformations Demons & Other Hidden Things Lockwood, Lockwood, Robert
20 Lockwood, Robert Transformations Demons & Other Hidden Things Lockwood
Trilobite Press 1975 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Signed and inscribed by author on title page to a friend. Also, signed on limited edition page. Limited # 55 of 200. Stated first edition. Dust jacket is yellowed on edges. Inside clean and binding is tight. The author translated Brecht's Threepenny Opera, believing the American adaptation to be severely bowdlerized. "Little boy and Fatman" has been produced by readers' theaters at North Texas State University and Trinity University. The Prelude to "The Frog Prince" was produced as an operatic interlude by composer Merrill Ellis. Contents include: The Frog Prince, Littleboy and Fatman, Arachne, simple Simon, Who goes there? 97 pages plus illustrations, 
Price: 25.00 USD
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