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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.



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


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

$2,499.95


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


A Magician Among The Spirits by Houdini, Harry

STATED FIRST EDITION Harper & Brothers, New York and London MCMXXIV (1924) . EX-LIB. Good Condition/ No dust jacket if issued. LIBRARY-BOUND, Pages no longer bright. Houdini and author Arthur Conan Doyle frontis photograph is in nice shape. ORIGINAL PE...

From Mary Riversong

$700.00


Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, Raphael Tuck and Sons, Painted by Ludovic Marchetti, Lucius Rossi, Oreste Cortazzo by Shakespeare, William

Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Painted by Ludovic Marchetti, Lucius Rossi, Oreste Cortazzo. London: Raphael Tuck and Sons / The Fine Art Works, London. 1880 (per research), no printed date found. 43 pages. Beautiful color chromolithographic pa...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$119.00


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


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


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


Thayer’s Catalogue Of Quality Magic No. 7. Former Copy Of Vaudeville Magician "The Great Leon," Plus Associated Ephemera by Thayer, F.G

Thayer’s Magical Mfg. Co., Los Angeles, CA, 1928; 8vo, 287 pages. Thayer’s magic catalogue for 1928, containing over 1500 magic tricks, effects, illusions, programs with patter, magic apparati, etc., all with prices. Profusely illustrated. Former co...

From AARDWOLF Fine Books

$225.00


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


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


Photograph of Lenore Kandel on the set of the original Lucifer Rising by Chester Kessler (1967) by Kessler, Chester (photographer), Lenore Kandel (subject), Kenneth Anger (related)

San Francisco: Chester Kessler, 1967. 1st edition. No Binding. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). Near VG. 8" x 10" black and white photographic print. A rare photograph of San Francisco poet Lenore Kandel taken by Chester Kessler (1919-1979) on...

From Philip Smith, Bookseller

$250.00


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


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

$2,499.95


It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Official Programme by Cinerama

Mar-King., 1964. First Edition.. Soft Cover.. Fine/--. 9 1/2 W x 14 H x 1/4 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 edi...

From WILLOWBAY BOOKS

$500.00


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