The Theatre from Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

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Large Collection of Broadway and Hollywood  Publicity Photographs
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Large Collection of Broadway and Hollywood Publicity Photographs

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New York and Hollywood: Late 1970s - Early 2000s A large collection of 303 Broadway and Hollywood publicity photographs, all but one ot two SIGNED or SIGNED AND INSCRIBED, along with 4 SIGNED ALS and one SIGNED playbill. Protected in plastic sleeves inside two ring binders. Accumulated mostly from the late 1970s to early 2000s by Jeffrey Nelson, a… Read more about this item
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The Acorn-Planter. A California Forest Play
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The Acorn-Planter. A California Forest Play

by London, Jack

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1916
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Hardcover
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New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1916. First Edition, First Printing with the words "Set up electrotyped Published February, 1916" printed on the copyright page. "Planned To Be Sung By Efficient Singers Accompanied By a Capable Orchestra." Handsomely bound in contemporary half brown morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, the bookplate of W. Seward Webb,… Read more about this item
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The Workes of Ben Jonson
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The Workes of Ben Jonson

by Jonson, Ben

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First Edition
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1616
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Hardcover
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London: Printed by W. Stansby and to be Sold by Rich. Meighen, 1616. [12], 1015, [1, blank] with engraved allegorical title by William Hole (Pforzheimer state A). Lacking the rare initial blank, as with Pforzheimer's copy. Volume 1, 1616, pages measure 10 3/8" by 7". a small-paper copy. The title to Every Man Out of his Humour has… Read more about this item
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(Poet Robert Herring's copy)  Tyrannick Love; or, the Royal Martyr. A Tragedy. As it is Acted By His Majestie's Servants at the THEATRE ROYAL.
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(Poet Robert Herring's copy) Tyrannick Love; or, the Royal Martyr. A Tragedy. As it is Acted By His Majestie's Servants at the THEATRE ROYAL.

by Dryden, John

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Later Printing
Published
1686
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for H. Herringman , and are to be Sold by Joseph Knight and Francis Saunders at the Sign of the Blue Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New Exchange, , 1686. [10], 59, [3] pages. Rebound in 20th c. quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt lettering back, newer endpapers, the bookplate of British poet Robert Herring… Read more about this item
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Journey's End; A Play in Three Acts
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Journey's End; A Play in Three Acts

by Sherriff, R. C.

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Edition
Fifth Printing
Published
1929
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Brentano's Publishers, 1929. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by two of the actors from the New York production at the Henry Miller Theatre, Leon Quartermaine and Colin Keith-Johnston. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket, boards worn at corners, spine dulledand soiled, prior owner name front paste down. The two have signed above their names on the Characters page, and Keith-Johnston… Read more about this item
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The Man Who Turned Into a Stick. Three Related Plays
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The Man Who Turned Into a Stick. Three Related Plays

by Abe, Kobo; Translated by Donald Keene

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition in English
Published
1975
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780860081470
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Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1975. SCARCE. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, small crease at top edge front panel, small bookstore sticker top corner front panel, tidy prior owner name in ink verso front end page at bottom corner. Original Japanese title "Bo ni natta otoko". . First Edition in English. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more about this item
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(ASSOCIATION COPY)  Will Shakespeare; An Invention in Four Acts
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(ASSOCIATION COPY) Will Shakespeare; An Invention in Four Acts

by Dane. Clemence (pseud. of Winifred Ashton)

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1921
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Hardcover
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London: William Heinemann, 1921. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"Beverley Baxter, with Kindest regards from Clemence Dane" and below SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY Baxter -" to Mother from Arthur as a little reminder that Beauty still has its disciples in England Xmas 1921". Sir Arthur Beverley Baxter was a journalist, theater critic, and… Read more about this item
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Lucretia Borgia, a Play in Creative Writing; to Accent the Actual, Vol. I, No. 8
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Lucretia Borgia, a Play in Creative Writing; to Accent the Actual, Vol. I, No. 8

by Stein, Gertrude; Robert and Margaret Williams, Editors

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Printing
Published
1939
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Paperback
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Chicago: [publisher not identified],, 1939. SCARCE. Very Good, wrappers with small chips and tears, stains top edge rear wrapper. The first edition of this play, albeit in an edited form from the original manuscript. Scarce in any kind of collectible condition. . First Printing. Printed Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )
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The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )

by Harlow, Alvin P.

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1951
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Hardcover
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New York: Julian Messner, 1951. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by America's clown Emmett Kelly at half-title page -" With Best Wishes to Sarah From Emmett Kelly 1952". Kelly joined the Ringling Brothers Circus in 1942 and remained with them until 1956. 1952 was also the year Kelly appeared in the Oscar winner for Best Picture "The Greatest Show on… Read more about this item
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Cyrano de Bergerac; A Play in Five Acts
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Cyrano de Bergerac; A Play in Five Acts

by Rostand, Edmond; Translated from the French by Gladys Thomas and Mary F. Guillemard . With Illustrations from Stage Scenes and Character Pictures of Richard Mansfield and Margaret Anglin

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
Later American Edition
Published
1898
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Hardcover
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New York: G. W. Dillingham Company , 1898. An uncommon American edition, there were numerous American publishers who came out with editions in 1898. Near Fine, gilt at front cover bright, slight rubbing to cloth at corners, contemporary prior owner name front paste down, . Later American Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Doctor Faust: A Play. Based Upon Old German Puppet Versions
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Doctor Faust: A Play. Based Upon Old German Puppet Versions

by Owens, Harry J.; Woodcuts by Fritz Kredel

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
Limited Edition
Published
1953
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Hardcover
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No Place: Harry J. Owens for The Caxton Club, 1953. One of 350 unnumbered copies printed for The Caxton Club, layout by Victor Hammer, presswork by Jacob Hammer and binding by Elizabeth Kner. Near Fine, light rubbing at edges, white splotch seen in picture rear cover a flaw in the hand-made paper. Top edge gilt. A lovely example of fine… Read more about this item
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The Flower Drum Song
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The Flower Drum Song

by Lee, C. Y.

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Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
Published
1957
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Hardcover
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1957. First British Edition/ Very Good, small bumps to corners, prior owner name and small spot of soiling at half-title page. In a Very Good dust jacket, 1/8" of paper loss at spine ends, top corner front flap crease, spine a shade darkened. Basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical and for the 1961 movie, starring… Read more about this item
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Director's Book - Musical Staging for Fiddler on the Roof
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Director's Book - Musical Staging for Fiddler on the Roof

by Music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, entire production directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins

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Published
1970
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Paperback
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New York: Sunbeam Music Corporation , 1970. Director's book, musical staging, Harold Prince presents Zero Mostel in Fiddler on the Roof, copyright 1970 Jerome Robbin at title pages. Entire production Directed & Choreographed by Jerome Robbins. Contains all the songs in this classic Broadway musical with complete staging directions. . Bound in black ring binder, numerous pages with diagrams, 202… Read more about this item
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Man of La Mancha (Revised script for the 1965 Broadway musical)
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Man of La Mancha (Revised script for the 1965 Broadway musical)

by Written by Dale Wasserman. Music by Mitch Leigh. Lyrics by Joe Darion.

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Edition
Revised Edition
Published
1968
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Paperback
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New York: Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., 1968. 92 pages, in red staple-bound flexible leather binding, mimeograph duplication, printed rectos only. The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Original Score and Scenic Design. It has… Read more about this item
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Bells are Ringing - (Original script for the 1956 Broadway musical)
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Bells are Ringing - (Original script for the 1956 Broadway musical)

by Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Jule Styne;

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Edition
Revised Edition
Published
1949
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Paperback
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New York: Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., 1949. The original cast, including Jean Stapleton, Pat Wilkes, Judy Holliday, Jack Weston, Peter Gennaro, Dort Clark, Sydney Chaplin, Donna Sanders and Eddie Lawrence is listed. Directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two… Read more about this item
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The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920
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The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920

by Propert, W. A., With a Chapter on the Music by Eugene Goossens

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Used - Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
Published
1921
Binding
Hardcover
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London: John Lane, 1921. #241 of 450 copies printed for sale in the United States. Features the works of Picasso, Derain, Matisse, and Bakst among others, as well as black and red avant-garde illustrations by Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) throughout. Original quarter white cloth over marbled boards, top edge gilt, Very Good, white cloth darkened, boards rubbed at edges, lacking the… Read more about this item
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Les comédies de Térence, avec la traduction et les remarques de Madame Dacier. Nouvelle édition, corrigée d'un nombre considérables de fautes, & enrichie des différentes leçons de Mr. Bentlei, de Donat, de Faern, & D'autres. In Three Volumes
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Les comédies de Térence, avec la traduction et les remarques de Madame Dacier. Nouvelle édition, corrigée d'un nombre considérables de fautes, & enrichie des différentes leçons de Mr. Bentlei, de Donat, de Faern, & D'autres. In Three Volumes

by Terence; Dacier, Anne

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Used - Very Good Plus
Edition
New Edition, Revised and Corrected
Published
1747
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Hardcover
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Amsterdam and Leipzig: Chez Arkstée et Merkus, 1747. Three volumes bound in contemporary mottled calf, the backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers, the edges red, ribbon markers. Title pages in red and black, Latin and French on facing pages, title vignettes and headpieces, numerous illustrations including 2 fold-outs. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at corners, slight toning a few pages… Read more about this item
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(Two Volumes Bound as One)  Sonata de Primavera  and Sonata de Estio  Memorias del Marques de Bradomin (Opera Omni Volumes V and VI)
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(Two Volumes Bound as One) Sonata de Primavera and Sonata de Estio Memorias del Marques de Bradomin (Opera Omni Volumes V and VI)

by Valle-Inclan, Ramon del

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Used - Very Good
Edition
Later Edition
Published
1917
Binding
Hardcover
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Madrid: Imprenta Helénica, Imprenta Rivadeneyra, 1917. Published 1917 and 1928 respectively. 218, (2), 233 pp. Bound in contemporary embroidered cloth over boards, paper labels, a lovely and unique binding. Very Good, hinges starting, pages browning. . Later Edition. Embroidered Cloth . Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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(Presentation Copy)  La Femme Seule; Comedie En Trois Actes
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(Presentation Copy) La Femme Seule; Comedie En Trois Actes

by Brieux, (Eugene)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1913
Binding
Hardcover
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Paris: P.- V. Stock & Cie., 1913. SCARCE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -" a monsieur George G. Marshall hermoiguage(?) de sympathie Brieux". With Marshall's lovely bookplate front paste down. George Gehring Marshall was the President of Marshall Drug Company of Cleveland and a noted botanical literature collector. In binding signed "bound by the Booklovers Shop Cleveland"… Read more about this item
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La Comedie De Celui Qui Epousa Une Femme Muette
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La Comedie De Celui Qui Epousa Une Femme Muette

by France, Anatole

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1913
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Hardcover
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Paris: Calmann-Levy, Editeurs, 1913. Finely bound in contemporary quarter black morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands with gilt lettering back, marbled end papers. The first trade edition, after a limited numbered edition of 125 copies. Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners, the paper uniformly browning. . First Edition. Quarter Morocco. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.… Read more about this item
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