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

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

Cinerama / Metro Goldwyn Mayer., 1965. First Edition.. Soft Cover.. 10 H x 20 W x 1/4 thick approx.. NON SMOKING STORE. MY LIS...

$485.00
Steps in Time an Autobiography (1959) (Signed)

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. ...

$2,499.95
The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead by Rand, Ayn

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. 1943 Blakiston Edition. Incudes RARE original orange, unclipped dust jacket. Price $3.00. DJ spine...

$289.95
The Moon

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" ...

$2,999.95
Monty Python's Flying Circus

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...

£7,950.00
A Magician Among The Spirits

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. ...

$700.00
Thayer’s Catalogue Of Quality Magic No. 7. The Great Leon’s copy, With Associated Ephemera

Thayer’s Catalogue Of Quality Magic No. 7. The Great Leon’s copy, With Associated Ephemera by Thayer, F.G

Thayer’s Magical Mfg. Co., Los Angeles, CA, 1928; 8vo, 287 pages; illustrated. Thayer’s Magic Catalogue for 1928, containi...

$225.00
Steps in Time an Autobiography (1959) (Signed)

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. ...

$2,499.95
The Wonderful World Of The Brothers Grimm, Cinerama Film Programme

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

Random House., 1962. First Edition.. Hard Cover.. 9 1/2 W x 14 H x 1/2 inch. NON SMOKING STORE. MY LISTING INCLUDES PHOTO OF A...

$500.00
Photograph of Lenore Kandel on the set of the original Lucifer Rising by Chester Kessler (1967)

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" bl...

$250.00
Theory and Technique of Playwriting

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 (1...

$149.99
Bring on the Empty Horses (1975) (Signed)

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" t...

$2,999.95
Original Program For The Film, How The West Was Won, Cinerama.

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

Random House, New York., 1963. First Edition.. Hard Cover.. 9 1/2 W x 14 H x 1/2 inch. NON SMOKING STORE. MY LISTING INCLUDES ...

$450.00
Treadmill To Oblivion (1954) (Signed)

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 - ...

$2,499.95
Original 1927 Jed Dooley Vaudeville Comedy Act Manuscripts, Signed

Original 1927 Jed Dooley Vaudeville Comedy Act Manuscripts, Signed by Dooley, Jed

, 1927; Original manuscripts of Jed Dooley (1884-1973), vaudeville comedian who, before going solo, was partnered with his sis...

$225.00



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.

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