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Marilyn Monroe Confidential: Promotional Poster by ( Lana Pepitone) ; Marilyn Monroe

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979. RARE and fabulous promotional poster on shiny mylar featuring an Ed Feingersh photographic portrait of Marilyn done in New York City during the week he spent photographing her in Mach, 1955. Near Fine, faint creases, ...

From Dale Steffey Books


Auntie Mame (Vanguard Press,1959 1st/3rd Thus w/ Dj) by Dennis, Patrick

Dennis, Patrick. Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade. Vanguard Press 1959 First Edition, Stated Third Printing Thus. "Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!" Used. Not an exlib item. VG/G. DJ is now protected in a mylar wrap. On...

From Mary Riversong


Babbitt by Lewis, Sinclair

Used. Good Condition. No DJ included. Maroon boards, Does not state First Edition. "Copyright, 1922, by Harcourt, Brace, and Company, Inc." and with "Printed in the U.S.A. by the Quinn & Boden Company Rahway, N.J." on the copyright page. The second issu...

From Mary Riversong


Death Of A Salesman 50th Anniversary Edition by Miller, Arthur with a New Preface By the Author

New York: Penguin Books, 1999. SIGNED ON THE TITLE PG. BY ARTHUR MILLER, BRIAN DENNEHY, KEVIN ANDERSON, HOWARD WITT, ELIZABETH FRANZ AND TED KOCH. A lovely editon of the classic play published on the occasion of the plays 50th anniversary and the well rec...

From Cinemage Books


Theory and Technique of Playwriting by Lawson, John Howard

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. Although often remembered as one of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten, John Howard Lawson (1894-1977) was also a co-creator of the Screen Actor's Guild and a prolific play and screenwriter. This rare book on the the...

From Grimalkin Books


Favorite Tales from Grimm: Promotional Poster by Mayer, Mercer ( Illustrations)

Four Winds Press, 1982. SCARCE publisher's promotional poster SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR Mercer Mayer top right. Near Fine, faint creases, 20" w x 15 1/2"h. Distributed in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1982, well suited for framing. Wi...

From Dale Steffey Books


Politien : Drame Romantique Inédit. Présenté et Traduit par H.-R. Woestyn, Suivi de: Les Derniers Moments d'Edgar Poe by Poe, Edgar (Author) / Woestyn, H. R. (Translator)

Paris, France: Paris, Editions Emile - Paul Freres. Very Good. 1926. Limited/Numbered Edition: First Printing. Soft Cover. 011165: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Book is undated but is it indicated that it was printed in 192...



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


Madam Butterfly

This is a very scarce program for the 1st American performance of the opera "MADAM BUTTERFLY" by Giacomo Puccini. The title page of the program states: "First Performance in America and First Presentation in English on October 15th, 1906, at the Columbia ...

From CraigsClassics


Rub og Stub by Kaj Munk

Regensens Rusgilde, Klokker, 1922. Softcover. Fair. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 55 pp. Text clean and in DANISH. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Pages lightly tanned. Wraps bumped and shelf worn at cor...

From The Dusty Bookshelf


Tristan and Isolde, a Tragedy by Anspacher, Louis K

NY: Brentano's, 1904. Signed first edition, limited to 100 numbered copies, printed on Imperial Japanese Vellum, copy #13. Published NY: Brentano's, 1904. 8vo., 6 1/2" x 9 5/8", 123pp. Bound in cream vellum covered boards with gilt title...

From The Wild Muse


Theatrical and Circus Life; or Secrets of the Stage, Green Room and Sawdust Area Embracing a History of the Theatre from Shakespeare to the Present Day, & Abounding in Anecdotes Concerning the Most Prominent Actors & Actresses before the Public etc. by Jennings, John J

Theatrical and Circus Life; or Secrets of the Stage, Green-Room and Sawdust Arena. Embracing A History of the Theatre from Shakespeare's Time to the Present Day, And Abounding in Anecdotes concerning the Most Prominent actors and actresses before the publ...

From SRG Antiquarian Books


No Bed of Roses by Fontaine, Joan

A very fine signed 1st edition copy, unread, slight ageing on the d j,clipped, good binding, nice clean crisp pages on the dedication page book is inscribed "To my cousin Hugh, With roses from all of us..... Joan Fontaine" ...

From TnS fine books and collectables


Actor, The Life and Times of Paul Muni (Signed) by Lawrence, Jerome

G.P. Putnam’s Sons, NY, 1974; First Edition; Signed; 8vo, 380 pages; photo illustrated. Biography of legendary film, stage and television actor Paul Muni, five-time Academy Award nominee and winner of the Oscar in 1936 for his role in "Pasteur.&q...

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