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1 Rito E Mito Della Maschera. L'Opera Dei Sartori. a Cura Di Paola Piizi Centro Maschere E Strutture Gestuali Ritual and Myth of the Mask. the Work of Sartori
Firenze La Casa Usher 1987 Softcover Near Fine 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 125 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Anonymous Parlor Tableaux and Amateur Theatricals
Boston J. E. Tilton and Company 1867 Original Cloth Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
352pp. No pictures, but elaborate descriptions of the tableaux.; 5 1/2x8 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Augier, A. ; Comedie-Francaise Les Fourchambault: Analyse De La Piece, Portraits Et Biographies De L'Auteur Et Des Principaux Acteurs Les Secces Dramatiques
Paris Tresse 1878 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Bound in the original ornate red cloth. The surface of the cloth has silverfish damage around the edges and on the spine. The contents have a slight wave, which is probably a result of the photos glued to the pages. Other than that, the contents are easily "fine". ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 156 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 Bailey, Margaret Those Glorious Glamour Years: the Great Hollywood Costume Designs of the Nineteen Thirties
Secaucus, NJ The Citadel Press 1982 0-8065-0784-5 / 9780806507842 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Inscribed by Margaret Bailey to Walter Plunkett, the famous costume designer who did the costumes for "Gone With the Wind." A unique inscription. It would appear Bailey went through the book and highlighted Plunkett's name in yellow whenever it appeared, which is fairly often. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 Beck, Martin (Gen'l Manager) & Meyerfeld, M. Jr. (President) Orpheum: New Orpheum Theatre Weekly Program, 15 Issues, 1911-1913 & 4 Copies of "The Orpheum Circuit", 1919-1925
San Francisco Orpheum Theatre 1911 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Full color covers, each program features a full page photo of an actor or actress, along with many pages of ads. One copy of The Orpheum Circuit is only good to good+, the rest are "fine", with the exception of remnants of old penciled prices on the front. A nice little collection of scarce ephemera. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
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6 Blaschke, Hanns (Ed. ) Die Pause, 3 Issues: 4 Jahrgang, Heft 6 & 10 (1939) and 6 Jahrgang, Heft 3 (1941)
Wein Wiener Bildungswerkes 1939-1941 First Edition Magazine Very Good+ 
Text is in German. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Burrows, Gwynne Light Opera Production, For School And Community
Philadelphia Theodore Presser Company 1929 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Cup mark on the front cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 87 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Chorpenning, Charlotte B. Little Black Sambo and the Tigers: Play for Children in Three Acts
NY Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 1938 Softcover Very Good 
Owner's name on the front. No damage, just moderate handling. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 62 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Cowley, Mrs. Hannah (Parkhouse) ; Holcroft, Thomas; O'Keeffe, John; Holcroft, Thomas; Moore, Anacreon; Bickerstaff, Mr. 7plays Bound in 1: the Belle's Stratagem (1810) / a Tale of Mystery (1808) / Love Laughs At Locksmiths (1808) / Wild Cat (Wild Oats) or the Strolling Gentlemen (1806) / M. P. or the Blue-Stocking (1812) /george Barnwell (1807) / the Romp (Love in the City
New York And Boston Various 1808-1810 Hardcover Very Good 
Bound in full leather. The spine label is chipped. The leather is a bit scuffed & worn, but very sound (but, unfortunately, with a cup ring on the front). Very little foxing to the pages. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 275.00 USD
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10 Fiske, Harrison Grey (Ed. ) The New York Mirror Annual And Directory Of The Theatrical Profession For 1888
NY The New York Mirror 1888 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Wear to the bottom of the spine. Hinges are all nice & tight. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 Grauman, D. J. ; Garuman, Sid Souvenir Program, Premier Douglas Fairbanks "The Thief of Bagdad", Thursday Evening, July 10th, 1924
Hollywood, CA Grauman's Egyptian Theatre 1924 First Edition Leather Very Good 
The decorated leather cover is near fine, with just slight rubbing at the spine ends. A beautiful piece of work, embossed with red, green, orange and blue. The program inside is soiled, and starting to split at the top rear. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall 
Price: 175.00 USD
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12 Green, Paul Shroud My Body Down: a Play in Four Scenes
Iowa City Clio Press 1935 First Edition Original Wraps Fine+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gates, Richard 
Staples (which don't show from the outside) are rusting. This is number two in the Whirling World Series, edited by Frank Luther Mott. There is an owner's stamp on the title page. ; 5 1/2x8" 
Price: 57.00 USD
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13 Kerr, Rose Netzorg Interpretive Costume Design: the Orient, No. 2 No.122; Waldwick Edition
Worcester, MA Fairbairn Publishers 1925 Loose plates Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
10"; 12 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Ledger, Edward The Era Almanack and Annual, Dramatic and Musical: 1891
London 1891 First Edition Softcover Good 
Rear wrap is missing, spine is shellaced. Contents are very good, with moderate thumbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 80.00 USD
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15 Macklin, Charles Memoirs of Charles Macklinm, Comedianm, with the Dramatic Characters, Manners, Anecdotes, & C of the Age in Which He Lived: Forming a History of the Stage During the Whole of the Last Century. and a Chronological List of Parts Played by Him
London James Asperne 1804 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
A binding copy. The contents are very good, but both boards (of the original bindin) are loose, as are the first 7 pages. The frontice and front cover are stained on the edge, but no other staining in the book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Mantle, Burns; Sherwood, Garrison P. The Best Plays of 1909-1919, and the Yearbook of Drama in America
NY Dodd, Mead & Co 1933 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Signed by Sherwood on the fep. Rubbed at the spine ends. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 702 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 USD
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17 Miller-Dervant Miller-Dervant Costumers and Wig-Makers; Catalog No. 12 Established 1893
Spokane, WA Miller-Dervant N.D. First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Three spots of ink/paint on the back cover. No date, but from the wigs shown, probably 1910-20. Well illustrated in b/w. Slight vertical crease. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Northrup, Belle; Green, Anna L. Historic Costume Plates, a Loose-Leaf Folio
NY Bureau of Publications, Teachers' College, Columbia University 1925 First Edition Loose plates Fine 
In the original envelope, which is only "good." includes the pamplet "a short description of historic fashion, with inde & suggestions for using the .....plates. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 30 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Patt, Sarah Sarah Patt, Life and Work
Israel 1970 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Text is in Hebrew. Signed by patt inside the front cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 182 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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20 Pecktal, Lynn Costume Design: Techniques of Modern Masters
NY Back Stage Books 1993 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ has one small chip at the top. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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