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Image for 125 Jahre Münchner Opern-Festspiele 2000

125 Jahre Münchner Opern-Festspiele 2000

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 2-1-1613


Light rubbing and bumped corner. Written in German. Program from 2000 Opera. Includes color photographs, costume design drawings and biographies. View more info

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Bayreuther Festspiele 2000.

By: .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bayreuth: 2000-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1639


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. View more info

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Balletomania: The Story of an Obsession

By: Arnold L. Haskell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon And Schuster: 1934

Seller ID: 3-2-910


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. View more info

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A History of the Philadelphia Theatre 1835-1855

By: arthur herman wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Green Press, Publishers: 1968-01-01

Seller ID: 1-5-1509


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 t... View more info

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Lectures on Dramatic Art & Literature Schlegel 1892 [Hardcover]; John Black

By: August Wihelm Schlegel; Illustrator-John Black

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Black, Bell and Sons: 1892-01-01

Seller ID: 353


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. View more info

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Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset the Course of Fashion SIGNED

By: Barker, Nigel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper Design: 2015-02-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-4-1509


Signed by author on endpaper without inscription. First Edition, first printing. In protective clear mylar cover.Nigel Barker, fashion authority, photographer, and host of Oxygen's, The Face, presents 50 of the most influential models from the 1940s to today through a wealth of full color photographs from the worlds most renowned fashion photographers and an anecdotal text that reveals each woman's indelible place in the pantheons of fashion and popular culture. Interwea... View more info

THE PLAYS OF J M BARRIE THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1918-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1800


Cover has water damage, spine is mostly missing, pencil cross outs throughout the book. Hinges cracked and back cover is partially detached.From the author of Peter Pan. A comedy about a group of Berlin officials (including a capitalist, a professor and a journalist) are shipwrecked on an island, where a secretary, Arnold, becomes the natural leader of the group. View more info

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Signor Faranta's Iron Theatre by Cruise, Boyd

By: Boyd Cruise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Historic New Orleans Collection: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 879


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... View more info

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Are the Stars Out Tonight Famous Hollywood's Hotel

By: Burk, Margaret Tante

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Round Table West Ambassador Hotel: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001164


Gold Leatherette Hardcover, 192 pages, 11 1/4" tall. 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 ar... View more info

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The Best Plays of 1942-43 And The Year Book Of The Drama In America [Hardcover]

By: Burns (edited by) Mantle

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1943-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 958


First Edition: Blue Cloth Hardcover, 543 pages, 8" tall. Light edge wear and pencil notes on the back endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Includes The Eve of St. Mark, The Skin of Our Teeth, Winter Soldiers, Tomorrow the World, Harriet, The Dough girls, The Damask Cheek, Kiss and Tell, Oklahoma and more. B&W Illustrations. View more info

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Reflections on Wagner's Ring John Culshaw First Edition

By: Culshaw, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1976

Seller ID: 001182


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). Sieg... View more info

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Three English Comedies De Mille

By: DeMille, A B

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon: 1924

Seller ID: 000403


A B De Mille, Allyn and Bacon, 1924, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 479 pages, 6 3/4" tall. Condition: Good. Underlining and notes with pencil throughout the book. Book askew.Page 5 partially detached. Binding is tight.Plays include: She Stoops to Conquer, The Rivals, The School for Scandal. Illustrated with scenes from plays & photos of authors, etc. Illustrated by photographs. View more info

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Frederick Ashton: a choreographer and his ballets

By: Dominic, Zoe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1971-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0003372


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. View more info

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The Hell-Bound Train: A Cowboy Songbook

By: Glenn Ohrlin; Archie Green [Foreword]; Harlan Daniel [Contributor];

Price: $200.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1989-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1518


First edition with number line P 54321. Outside page edges have light discoloration. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.In addition to the songs, which serve as an important compilation of authentic tradition coming from a complete participant within that tradition, his book ifs full of cowboy folklore. View more info

Image for She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith Illus Gordon

She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith Illus Gordon

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse and Hopkins: 1895

Seller ID: 001185


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. View more info

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The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites

By: GRABBE, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1940-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1600


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. View more info

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Conversations on contemporary drama,

By: Hamilton, Clayton Meeker

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Macmillan company: 1924-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-625


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. View more info

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Old Drury of Philadelphia James 1968 Philadelphia Stage

By: James, Reese D

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1968

Seller ID: 001002


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. View more info

Tales from Shakespeare Lamb Illustrated N M Price

By: Lamb, Charles and Mary

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons:

Seller ID: 001219


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. View more info

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Ballet 8

By: Lido, Serge

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY: 1958-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1617


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. View more info