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Rare Performing Arts Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

There is a long and ancient history of the performing arts in many societies throughout the ages, and there are plenty of antique and rare performing arts books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Some of the books listed are limited edition copies of beloved plays, and others are fantastically detailed accounts of famous ballets and operas. Many of the books featured below are antique and one of a kind, and they will be sure to add value to your rare and antique book collection.



The Moon's A Balloon, an Autobiography (1972) (Signed) by David Niven

New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1972. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover, Very Good. Navy cloth boards with gilt printing on spine and signature cut out printing on cover. Very little...

From Rare Finds Booksellers

$2,999.95


Original Souvenir Program for the Film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. by Stanley Kubrick

Cinerama / Metro Goldwyn Mayer., 1965. First Edition.. Soft Cover.. Near Fine/--. 10 H x 20 W x 1/4 thick approx.. THERE IS NO COVID-19 IN MY STORE. NON SMOKING STORE. MY LISTING INCLUDES PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE. This program is a special editi...

From WILLOWBAY BOOKS

$485.00


Bring on the Empty Horses (1975) (Signed) by David Niven

New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1975. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover, Very Good - . Navy cloth boards with silver printing. Some bumping and wear on top and bottom of spine. Bindin...

From Rare Finds Booksellers

$2,999.95


Steps in Time an Autobiography (1959) (Signed) by Fred Astaire

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard cover, black boards with silver lettering on spine and small cut-out depressions of top-hats, canes and dance shoes on cov...

From Rare Finds Booksellers

$4,999.95


Monty Python's Flying Circus by [CHAPMAN, Graham; CLEESE, John; GILLIAM, Terry; IDLE, Eric; JONES, Terry; PALIN, Michael]

N.p. [London]: N.p. [BBC], 1971-2. Thirteen typed camera scripts, each secured with a split pin to top left. Slight rusting of pins to some episodes, with consequent marking to surrounding paper. Some episodes marked up by studio cameramen on day of rec...

From Neil Pearson Rare Books

£7,950.00


Treadmill To Oblivion (1954) (Signed) by Fred Allen

Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1954. Book. Illus. by Al Hirschfeld. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard cover, black cloth boards with slightly faded gilt lettering on spine displaying some broken letter...

From Rare Finds Booksellers

$2,499.95


Steps in Time an Autobiography (1959) (Signed) by Fred Astaire

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard cover, black boards with silver lettering on spine and small cut-out depressions of top-hats, canes and dance shoes on cov...

From Rare Finds Booksellers

$4,999.95


Original Program For The Film, How The West Was Won, Cinerama. by Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Random House, New York., 1963. First Edition.. Hard Cover.. Fine/--. 9 1/2 W x 14 H x 1/2 inch. THERE IS NO COVID-19 IN MY STORE, WHICH IS DOING ONLINE SALES ONLY. NON SMOKING STORE. MY LISTING INCLUDES PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE. This program is ...

From WILLOWBAY BOOKS

$475.00


The Wonderful World Of The Brothers Grimm, Cinerama Film Programme by Cinerama / Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Random House., 1962. First Edition.. Hard Cover.. Fine/--. 9 1/2 W x 14 H x 1/2 inch. THERE IS NO COVID-19 IN MY STORE, WHICH IS DOING ONLINE SALES ONLY. NON SMOKING STORE. MY LISTING INCLUDES PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE. This program is a special ...

From WILLOWBAY BOOKS

$500.00


Babbitt (1922 Harcourt, Brace 1st Ed.,2nd Issue Thus W/Dj) by Lewis, Sinclair

RARE IN THIS ORIGINAL MAROON DUST JACKET . BABBITT. BY SINCLAIR LEWIS. Harcourt, Brace And Company, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, 1922. 1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING, SECOND ISSUE?. LINES 4 AND 5 CORRECTED ON PAGE 49. MAROON BOARDS 401 PAGES. VERY GOOD COND...

From Mary Riversong

$1,200.00


New Screen News (A collection of 120 magazines from 1951-1962)

Melbourne: Hoyts Theatres Ltd . A broken run of 120 various issues of this film magazine from Volume 5, No. 3 (January 5, 1951) to Volume 16, No. 9 (April 27, 1962). In 1951, New Screen News was published weekly by the Australian chain Hoyts Theatres. At...

From Tapsell's Books and Music

AU$5,000.00


CAD: A HANDBOOK FOR HEELS RUSS MEYER DANIEL CLOWES SIGNED by Charles Schneider, Russ Meyer (Photographer), Daniel Clowes (Illustrator)

[CHARLES SCHNEIDER, RUSS MEYER, DANIEL GILLESPIE CLOWES]. CAD: A HANDBOOK FOR HEELS. Feral House, Los Angeles, CA, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean and binding tight. Scarce autographs from filmmak...

From Astro Trader Books

$2,850.00


The Frogs by Burt Shevelove and Stephen Sondheim

Here is a rare 1st printing The Frogs a musical "freely adapted" by Stephen Sondheim and Burt Shevelove from The Frogs, an Ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes. Shevelove first wrote and directed an adaptation of The Frogs in 1941, his senior year at Yale...

From Pontaccio

$137.00


The Art of Hercules: The Chaos of Creation. (Special Limited Edition) by Rebello, Stephen; Healey, Jane

New York: Hyperion, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. 189pp. Cloth. Signed by Walt Disney's President of Feature Animation (Peter Schneider), the producer (Alice Dewey), and the directors of the movie (Ron Cleme...

From Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

$540.00


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