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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

ISBN: 3980556379

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Condition: Used: Acceptable


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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 co... View more info

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The Little country theater

By: Arvold, Alfred Gilmeiden

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MacMillan Co.: 1923-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1503

Condition: Used: Very Good


Light edge wear. Pages slightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Small library mark on title page. Illustrated with photographs. Contents include: The Raindrops, Country Folks, The Land of the Dacotahs, The Little country Theater, The Heart of a Prairie, Characteristic Incidents, A Bee in a Drone's Hive, Larimore, Forty Towms, Cold Spring Hollow. 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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


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

ISBN: 0917860136

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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. 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

Condition: Good


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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She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith Illus Gordon

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse and Hopkins: 1895

Seller ID: 001185

Condition: Collectible: Good


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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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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The Richard Mansfield Acting Version of Peer Gynt

By: IBSEN, Henrik

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Company: 1906-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-3-1976

Condition: Collectible: Good


Previous owner's names and dates are on the endpaper. Cover has rubbing and cloth wrinkling. Top edge gilt. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Adapted and abridged from the translation of William and Charles Archer. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Plays: the Silver Box, Joy, Strife, the Eldest Son, Justice, the Little Dream, the Pigeon, the Fugitive, Mob, a Bit O' Love, Th

By: John Galsworthy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, NY: 1928-01-01

Seller ID: 55-6-1910

Condition: Used: Very Good


Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles, 8vo, 698 pp: double columned. Cover has light rubbing and corner wear. Light tanning on endpapers. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.A collection of plays from John Galsworthy. View more info

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A Chorus Line and the Musicals of Michael Bennett by Mandelbaum, Ken

By: Ken Mandelbaum

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr: 1989-07

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72-0609

ISBN: 0312030614

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, creased and chipped on corners. Back of dust jacket has area where clear coat has separated from paper near spine. Pages lightly yellowed on edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A dazzling look backstage at the state of the art American musical. Mandelbaum gives us not only Michael Bennett as a creator, but Bennett as a personality, through the recollections and reactions of those who worked with him. View more info

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Ronsard His Life & Time Lewis 1944 First Edition

By: Lewis, D B Wyndham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000490

Condition: Very Good


1944, first edition, Black Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 340 pages, DJ is rubbed, chipped, faded and price clipped Top corner of book is crushed causing pages to be bent. Name on endpaper. Overall pages are clean and binding is tight. The Renaissance Ballet, a portrait-bust of Ronsard, portrait miniatures of Ronsard and Cassandre from the frontis of 'Les Amours' and two pages from that sonnet, death mask of Mary, Queen of Scots. View more info

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Transformations Demons & Other Hidden Things Lockwood

By: Lockwood, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trilobite Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001284

Condition: Very Good


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, Little... View more info

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Old Nacogdoches in Jazz Age Martha Turner Signed First [Hardcover]

By: Martha Anne Turner

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Madrona Press: 1976-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 843

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by Author Martha Anne Turner, stated first edition, Blue Cloth Hardcover with mylar dj and slipcase, 183 pages plus essays, 9 1/4" tall, Signed by author and Bennett of Madrona Press, certifying that this edition, specially bound, slip-cased, and containing, as additional material, an essay by Karle Wilson Baker and speeches by Eugene H. Blount and Albert Thomas, has been limited to two hundred copies, each signed by the author, of which this is number 147; Fine in fine slipcase. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Photographs. Contents include: Town of Antiquity, Nacogdoches' B... View more info

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, by Martin, Ralph G

By: Ralph G Martin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1971

Seller ID: 361

ISBN: 0135367484

Condition: Used: Very Good


DJ is rubbed, yellowed and price clipped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Richly illustrated, in cluding 30 color plates. Contents include: New York Philharmonic, New York State Theater, NYC Ballet, NYC Opera, Music theater of Lincoln Center, Repertory Theater, Library and Museum of the Performaing Arts, Metropoltan Opera, Juilliard School, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Chanber Music Society of Lincoln Center. View more info