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1) The Actor's Heritage. Scenes from the theatre of yesterday and the day before
Eaton, Walter Prichard
 
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1924. First edition, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR on second free endpaper. Paper over cloth spine, paper spine label. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece engraving, protective tissue. 41 additional plates. 294 pp. Ex-library with spine label, stampings on two edges, additional stampings and pocket to rear. Barcode to rear board. Rubbing to front board. Good condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Paper over cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9 ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
2) Alice Sit-By-The-Fire
Barrie, J. M
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919. 12mo. cloth. 139 p. One volume in The Plays of J. M. Barrie. Uniform edition. Ex-school library edition from Dr. Sargent's Normal School Cambridge, Massachusetts. Stamp and pocket. Shelfwear. Very good.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
3) Alice Sit-By-The-Fire
Barrie, J. M
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 139 p. The Plays of J.M. Barrie, Uniform Edition. Small chip to head of spine. Near fine.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
4) American Writers : Supplement VIII
Parini, Jay, Editor
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. 4to. Cloth. 644 p. A collection of literary biographies -- Supplement VIII to the noted American Writer's set of reference books. Includes cumulative index to Volumes I-IV and Supplements I-VIII and retrospective supplement I. Authors include T. C. Boyle, Joseph Brodsky, Jim Harrison, Shelby Hearon, Oscar Hijuelos, Alfred Kazin, Harper Lee, Bobbie Ann Mason, William Maxwell, Cormac McCarthy, Thomas Merton, Gloria Naylor, Norman Podhoretz, May Sarton, Charles Sim ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
5) Aristophanes' Birds, Frogs, and Clouds : Literally Translated with Notes
Aristophanes
 
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1899. 12mo. Cloth. 267 p. Literally Translated with Notes by William James Hickie, with an Introduction by Edward Brooks, Jr. Three plays by Greek dramatist Aristophanes. Moderate shelfwear. Corner's bumped. Very good.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
6) Aristophanes : The Eleven Comedies
Editor
 
New York: Liverlight Publishing Corporation, 1943. Seventh printing. 8vo. Cloth. 480 p. Literally and completely translated from the Greek tongue Into English with translator's foreword, an introduction to each comedy & elucidatory notes. Minor shelfwear to boards. Dustjacket shelfworn with chips and tears. Very good in good jacket in mylar cover.. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
7) Around the World in 80 Days [from the Estate of Michael Todd]
Herzig, Sig, book; Adamson, Harold, lyrics; Fain, Sammy and Young Victor, music
 
1962. Mimeograph copy on heavy paper of original typscript copy. Revised June 1962. "Around the World in 80 Days as a New Stage Musical in Two Acts. Time: 1872; Place: Around the World". Book by Sig Herzig, Lyrics, Harold Adamson, Music, Sammy Fain and Victor Young. Property of the Estate of Michael Todd, whose film adaptation won an Academy Award for Best Picture in 1956. Not paginated. Printed on heavy paper. In a two-hold punched binding with stiff covers, typed label. Label missing corner. Doe ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$150.00
8) The Audition Book
Hooks, Ed
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Back Stage Books, 1996. First edition, second printing. 8vo. Trade paperback, 176 pp. Unread, just short of new. Near fine.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo.

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$5.00
9) Barrack-Room Ballads and the Story of the Gadsbys
Kipling, Rudyard
 
New York: A. L. Burt, 1900. New York: Burt, 1900. 12mo. Maroon silk binding, 413 pp. plus advertising. No edition stated. Spine faded, boards and page edges soiled, a few small indentations to bottom of rear board. Clean text block, solid hinges. Good reading copy.. Silk. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$16.00
10) The Birds
Aristophanes
 
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1904. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1904. Fourth edition. 12mo. Cloth. Clarendon Press Series. With Introduction and Notes by W. W. Merry, D. D., Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford. Includes an introduction to this Greek drama and text in Greek. Extensive notes, index, frontispiece illustration, and Clarendon Press publisher's catalog. This book is inscribed by noted author and St. Paul's School teacher Henry Crocker Kittredge, 1909, and includes his handwritten notes, transl ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$220.00
11) The Bogus Bride
Fisher, James
 
Elgin: Performance Publishing Co., 1983. Elgin: Performance, 1983. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by the author to writer/poet Donald Baker. First edition. 12mo. Trade paperback, 75 pp. A two-act farce based upon the Italian commedia dell'arte. New.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Trade Paperback. New. 12 mo..

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
12) Brave Enterprise. A History of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Chesterton, A. K
 
London: J. Miles & Co. Ltd., 1934. No edition stated. Cloth binding, 61 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Library pocket and stampings, spine label. Square, solid, in otherwise very good condition.. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) Broadway: Day & Night, Backstage and Behind the Scenes
Viola, Tom; McFarlane, Rodger; Marsolais, Ken
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pocket Books, 1992. New York, NY: Pocket Books, 1992. First edition. 4to. Cloth binding with blind stamp on cover, gilt lettering on spine, bright blue textured end pages, 288 pp. A spectacular collection of more than 100 backstage stories from noted celebrities and professionals of the American theatre, including facsimile signatures and beautiful color and black and white illustrations through-out. Appears to be unread. Fine in a fine dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. F ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
14) The Burns Mantle Yearbook, The Best Plays of 1952-1953
Kronenberger, Louis, editor
 
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1953. New York: Dodd Mead, 1953. First edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth binding, no dustjacket. 374 pp. A collection of some of the most famous Broadway plays (e.g. "Dial 'M' for Murder", "Wonderful Town", "The Emperor's Clothes", "Picnic" -- all with Al Hirschfeld's inimitable cartoons of stars in their Broadway roles. Boards have a thin white stain on front, ex-library paraphernalia. Front hinge starting, strengthened with archival ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
15) Buying Time : An Anthology Celebrating 20 Years of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts
Walker, Scott, Editor
 
St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1985. First edition, second printing. 8vo. Cloth. 336 p. An amazing anthology presenting poetry, drama and prose by 36 writers who received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, including Rita Mae Brown, Raymond Carver, Robert Duncan, Louise Erdrich, Tess Gallagher, Allen Ginsberg, Maxine Hong Kinston, Galaway Kinnell, Marge Piercy, Alice Walker, and numerous others. Jacket has spine wear. Near fine in very good jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Nea ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
16) Change Lobsters and Dance
Palmer, Lilli
 
New York: Macmillan, 1975. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth. 320 p. Black and white photographs. Palmer was a stage and screen actress once married to Rex Harrison. Jacket is edgeworn and priceclipped. Fin in very good jacket in mylar cover.. First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
17) Classmates: A Story of West Point
Eberhardt, Walter F
 
New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1924. New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap, 1924. First edition. 8vo. Muted red with black lettering embossed on spine and a black title field embossed on front board, illustrated with scenes from the photoplay, 303 pp. Based on the play by William C. DeMille and Margaret Turnbull, this charming and delightfully illustrated book tells the tale of Duncan and Bert, two young men from very different backgrounds but from the same hometown and their adventures at West Point and ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
18) The Collected Works, Brand (Volume III of 11-volume set), Copyright Edition
Ibsen, Henrik;Herford, C. H., introduction
 
New York: Scribner's, 1907. Fine red silk binding, gold titles. Spine faded. Chipping top of spine with some loss of material. Good condition.. First Thus. Cloth. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) Comédies et Proverbes. Édition Lutetia
Musset, Alfred de
 
Paris: Nelson, Éditeurs. Introduction par Alphonse Séché. No publication date. Introduction [xvi], Bibliographie des oeuvres dramatiques d'Alfred de Musset [i], Notice de Séché et Avant-propos de Musset [6], 575 pp. Contents: La nuit vénitienne (comédie en un acte); André del Sarto (drame en trois actes); Les Caprices de Marianne (comédie en deux actes); Fantasio (comédie en deux actes); On ne badine pas avec l'amour (comédie en tr ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$15.00
20) A Congreve Gallery
Lynch, Kathleen M
 
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1951. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Cloth. 196 p. Black and white illustrations. A biography and literary examination of playwright and poet William Congreve. Exlibrary markings include spine label, barcode, pocket, stamps. Slight fading to cover and spine. Inscribed by author, 1951. Very good.. Signed by Author. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
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