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Dust of the Road. A Play in One Act

by GOODMAN, Kenneth Sawyer

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1983
Condition
A fine copy
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$40.00

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Seal Harbor, ME: High Loft, 1983. A fine copy. Tall narrow 8vo. 45, [4] pages. Woodcuts by Karen MacDonald. Original canvas backed blue boards, printed paper spine label. Number 33 of 50 copies for sale, from an edition of 150. Designed, illustrated, and put through the press by Karen MacDonald.
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Comprising: Autograph quotation signed. One page, 4to. Titled in the margin "Liberty Tree." - ALS, n.y. One page, 8vo to Miss Eldridge, enclosing a contribution for the Philomena Festival. - ALS, 12 December 1886. 2 pages, 8vo. Discussing performances. -ALS, 5 January 1909. Two pages, 8vo. - Christmas card with autograph note. - Portrait photograph signed, 5.5 x… Read more
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$350.00
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En attendant Godot

by BECKETT, Samuel

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1952
Condition
A very good plus copy, the pages skillfully opened without damage to the margins, the spine toned and lightly cockled, and with
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$2,750.00

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Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 1952. A very good plus copy, the pages skillfully opened without damage to the margins, the spine toned and lightly cockled, and with narrow shadow along top edge of front wrapper, modest paper somewhat toned as usual. 8vo. 162, [4] pages. Original printed wrappers, with author's photograph and blurbs on rear wrapper. FIRST… Read more
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$2,750.00
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Waiting for Godot

by BECKETT, Samuel

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1956
Condition
A very well-preserved jacket, edges with only a few tiny nicks but generally sharp and crisp, the upper outer corners of text li
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$2,500.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1956. A very well-preserved jacket, edges with only a few tiny nicks but generally sharp and crisp, the upper outer corners of text lightly bumped not affecting text, slight discoloration along inner hinges from binding glue as often. 8vo. 94 pages. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket with author's photo on rear panel. FIRST… Read more
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$2,500.00
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A Streetcar Named Desire

by WILLIAMS, Tennessee (1911-1983)

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Published
1947
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$2,000.00

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New York: New Directions, 1947. 8vo. Original boards; dust jacket designed by Alvin Lustig. A near-fine copy with slightest wear at extremities; fresh price-clipped jacket with some toning and pale shadow. Overall a very handsome copy of a jacket so susceptible to fading. FIRST EDITION, first printing. This classic play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948. The… Read more
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$2,000.00
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Gordon Craig's Paris Diary 1932-1933

by [BIRD & BULL PRESS] Gordon CRAIG; Colin Franklin, editor

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1982
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$200.00

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North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. 8vo. 154, [1] pp. Original quarter morocco, patterned paper boards; acetate. A fine copy. FIRST EDITION, number 324 of 350 copies. Printed on mouldmade Bugrabutten paper and bound by Gray Parrot.
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Present Indicative

by [ROBESON, Paul (1898-1976), his copy] Noël COWARD (1899-1973)

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Published
1937
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$800.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1937. 8vo (220 x 145 mm; 8 x 5¾ in.). 431 pages. Black-and-white plates. Original cloth; dust jacket. Dampstaining to jacket and covers. Provenance: Paul Robeson; Huntly Carter (ca 1862-1942), British writer and critic of performing and visual arts; Herbert P. J. Marshall (1906-1991), British writer, filmmaker, theater designer and director; Robert Hollister. FIRST EDITION,… Read more
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$800.00
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The Masque of Kings

by ANDERSON, Maxwell

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Published
1936
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$250.00

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New York and Washington: Anderson House, 1936. 8vo. 141pp. Original cloth; dust jacket. A very good copy with slight toning to jacket and light wear at extremities. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY EIGHTEEN MEMBERS OF THE CAST next to their characters' names, including Dudley Digges, Pauline Frederick, Henry Hull, Edward Broadley, Charles Holden, and Glenn Anders.
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$250.00
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Hold Still Hollywood!

by LONGWORTH, Bertram

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Published
1947
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$250.00

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Los Angeles: Ivan Deach, Jr., 1947. Folio (13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches). Black-and-white photographs. Original printed wrappers. Chips at top of front and lower rear wrappers, separated along inner joint, internally clean and fresh. FIRST EDITION, one 500 copies in wrappers from an edition of 1000. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on Longworth's self-portrait on p. [7].
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$250.00
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Bye-Bye Brevoort

by WELTY, Eudora

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Published
1980
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$150.00

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Jackson, Miss: New Stage Theatre, 1980. Tall 8vo. 20, [3] pp. Title printed in red and black. Original marbled boards, printed paper label on front cover; original plain paper wrapper (somewhat frayed). A fine copy. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 400 copies signed by Welty from an edition of 476. Printed by the Palaemon Press. This skit was… Read more
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$150.00
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The Rock A Pageant Play

by ELIOT, T. S.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1934
Condition
Light toning to spine and edges, but generally a very good copy
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$200.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1934. Light toning to spine and edges, but generally a very good copy. 8vo. 86 pages. Original printed wrappers. FIRST EDITION. One of 1,000 copies in wrappers from an edition of 2,000 (the remaining copies were issued in boards). Gallup A26a.
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Murder in the Cathedral

by ELIOT, T. S. (1888-1965)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1935
Condition
Light spotting to endleaves, pale toning to edges of wrappers
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$1,000.00

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Canterbury: H. J. Goulden, 1935. Light spotting to endleaves, pale toning to edges of wrappers. 8vo. 38 pages. Original printed wrappers. FIRST (ACTING) EDITION. One of 750 copies printed and distributed at performances at Canterbury Cathedral in May 1935. The text is slightly abbreviated and altered from the text of the complete edition published in June. Gallup A29a.… Read more
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Sweeney Agonistes. Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama

by ELIOT, T. S.

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Published
1932
Condition
Light toning to spine of boards; jacket lightly soiled and toned at edges, but a nice, fresh copy.
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$150.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1932. Light toning to spine of boards; jacket lightly soiled and toned at edges, but a nice, fresh copy.. 8vo. 31 pages. Original blue boards; yellow dust jacket printed in blue. FIRST EDITION, first binding (blue). Gallup A23.
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$150.00
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John Perona's El Morocco Family Album

by ZERBE, Jerome and Lucius BEEBE

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1937
Condition
Slight toning to board edges, some fraying at ends of spine and corners
Item Price
$900.00

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New York: Privately Printed, 1937. Slight toning to board edges, some fraying at ends of spine and corners. Folio. 62 pp., 3 pp. Index. Original blue cloth, lettered in white on front cover. This scarce privately printed membership log of legendary nightclub El Morocco documents its many famous members, including Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks, Franklin Roosevelt, and other… Read more
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$900.00