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THE RUNNER STUMBLES: A Play in Two Acts. Milan Stitt. THE RUNNER STUMBLES: A Play in Two Acts.
Clifton, NJ: James T. White & Co. (1974). First edition of his first published play. Includes "Night Rainbows," an afterword. The play is based on a true incident early in the last century, about a priest accused of killing a nun, and was the basis for the film of the same name featuring Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan and Maureen Stapleton. A powerful drama. Eight strong reviews on the back panel, including Clive Barnes and Brendan Gill. Fine in white dust jacket with the barest wear. Published simultaneously in hardback and paperwraps, which usually means a very small hardback printing.

[Book #40895]       Price: $150.00
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ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD A Play. Tom Stoppard. ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD A Play.
New York: Grove Press, (1967). First U.S. edition, printed simultaneously with the hardback edition. Winner of the 1968 Tony Award and the New York Drama Critic's Circle Award. Fine in pictorial paperwraps with only the barest wear on corners.

[Book #35806]       Price: $75.00
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ATALANTA IN CALYDON: A Tragedy. Algernon Charles Swinburne. ATALANTA IN CALYDON: A Tragedy.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First U.S. edition. Name, Brentano's label on front pastedown, spine ends lightly bumbed and frayed, covers scuffed, small section of pages loose (p.53-64) but still attached, altogether about very good.

[Book #47676]       Price: $60.00
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TENNESSEE DAY IN ST. LOUIS: A Comedy. Peter Taylor. TENNESSEE DAY IN ST. LOUIS: A Comedy.
New York: Random House, (1957). First edition of his first play, in the variant dust jacket without a price on the dust jacket flap. Light erasure very slightly discernable on title page (appears to have been a name--not affecting any lettering), otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with light rubbing and touch of minor edge wear.

[Book #28953]       Price: $75.00
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BECKET. Alfred Lord Tennyson. BECKET.
London: Macmillan and Co. 1884. First edition. Very good with minor bumping of the spine ends, light rubbing to the edges, and binding starting to crack at middle (between pages 80-81), lacking dust jacket.

[Book #50079]       Price: $100.00
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ON GOLDEN POND. Ernest Thompson. ON GOLDEN POND.
(New York: American Theatre Press, 1979). First edition, first production. Playbill March 1979. Near fine in stapled paperwraps.

[Book #51555]       Price: $35.00
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THE LIVING CORPSE. Leo N. Tolstoy. THE LIVING CORPSE.
New York: Frank-Maurice, Inc. (no-date). First U.S. edition? This statement appears in the book as a translator's note: " ...The following translation is made from the only authorized Russian edition based on the manuscripts in the possesion of the late Count Tolstoi's daughter, A.L. Tolstaya." Translated from the Russian by Anna M. Evarts. Very good with some soiling on endpapers, previous owner's name on endpaper and wear on spine ends. Lacks dust jacket. Scarce.

[Book #25758]       Price: $50.00
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BUCHANAN DYING: A Play. John Updike. BUCHANAN DYING: A Play.
(London): Andre Deutsch, (1974). First UK edition. Lower front tip very slightly bumped, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

[Book #33070]       Price: $50.00
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THE BANBURY NOSE A Play in Four Acts. Peter Ustinov. THE BANBURY NOSE A Play in Four Acts.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1945). First edition.Very good or better with light foxing on endpapers and top page edges, small name and date on front endpaper and cloth edges slightly rubbed; in a price-clipped dust jacket with soiling, spine slightly tanned, a few shallow chips and small closed tears.

[Book #29054]       Price: $100.00
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ONE OF THE FAMILY: A Comedy in Three Acts. Kenneth Webb. ONE OF THE FAMILY: A Comedy in Three Acts.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1926. First edition. Page edges faintly foxed, otherwise about fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with chipping to spine ends and tips(not affecting any lettering).

[Book #33102]       Price: $50.00
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I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE A Musical Play. Jerome Weidman. I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE A Musical Play.
New York: Random House, (1962). First edition. Music and lyrics by Harold Rome. Illustrated with photographs of the stage production starring Barbra Streisand and Elliott Gould. Name in magic marker on verso of front endpaper (near the top), showing through on endpaper, otherwise fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with minor wear on spine ends and corners.

[Book #40196]       Price: $125.00
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TWO PLAYS. Peter Weiss. TWO PLAYS.
New York: Atheneum, 1970. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with minor edgewear and light creasing to rear flap. Includes "Song of the Lusitanian Bogey" (translated by Lee Baxandall) and "Discourse on the Progress of the Prolonged War of Liberation in Viet Nam and the Events Leading Up to It as Illustration of the Necessity for Armed Resistance Against Oppression and on the Attempts of the United States of America to Destroy the Foundations of Revolution" (translated by Geoffrey Skelton). A very bright copy.

[Book #33382]       Price: $50.00
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A MIRROR FOR THE SKY: An Opera Based on an Original Conception of Raoul Pene DuBois for Portraying the Life of Audubon in a Musical Drama. Jessamyn West. A MIRROR FOR THE SKY: An Opera Based on an Original Conception of Raoul Pene DuBois for Portraying the Life of Audubon in a Musical Drama.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1948). First editon. Fine in dust jacket with shallow chipping to spine ends and tips, and a 1/4" deep by 1" wide chip in upper edge of rear panel. A very bright, attractive copy. With costume sketches by Raoul Pene duBois.

[Book #33370]       Price: $60.00
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ETHAN FROME: A Dramatization Of Edith Wharton's Novel. Edith Wharton, Owen Davis, Donald Davis. ETHAN FROME: A Dramatization Of Edith Wharton's Novel.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. Foreword by Wharton. This play was suggested by a dramatization by Lowell Barrington, according to the title page. Some offsetting to endpapers, rubbing to board edges, spine lightly sunned, otherwise near fine, lacking the dust jacket.

[Book #47395]       Price: $60.00
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BIG TOYS. Patrick White. BIG TOYS.
Sydney: Currency Press, (1978). First edition, paperwraps issue. There was also a small hardback issue. A play by the Nobel prize-winning author. Fine in pictorial paperwraps. A PLAY BY THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNER.

[Book #41744]       Price: $50.00
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27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON And Other Plays. Tennessee Williams. 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON And Other Plays.
Norfolk: New Directions, (1953). Third printing, with two plays added. First issue. Near fine with page edges slightly soiled and previous owner's initials and date on front endpaper; in dust jacket with rubbing and edge wear.

[Book #25109]       Price: $60.00
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AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays. Tennessee Williams. AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays.
(New York): Dramatist Play Service, Inc, (1948). First edition, first issue with "Tennesse" (vs "Tennessee") on front cover. Very good or better in blue stapled paperwraps.

[Book #49471]       Price: $300.00
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AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays. Tennessee Williams. AMERICAN BLUES: Five Short Plays.
(New York): Dramatist Play Service, Inc, (1948). First edition, first printing with "Tennesse" (vs "Tennessee") on front cover. SIGNED BY WILLIAMS on half-title page. The "Acting Edition" -- the only edition of this collection. Very good near fine with one tiny corner chip. Scarce signed. SIGNED BY WILLIAMS.

[Book #53127]       Price: $1,500.00
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CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Tennessee Williams. CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1956. First UK edition. Pulitzer Prize winner for drama and winner of the New York Drama Critics' Award. Small dark stain to tips of several pages, page top edges faintly foxed, name on front endpaper, otherwise very good with covers very bright and fine; in price-clipped, somewhat darkened and soiled dust jacket with small rubbed chips and tears to spine ends (not affecting lettering), still about very good or better.

[Book #49891]       Price: $200.00
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KINGDOM OF EARTH The Seven Descents of Myrtle. Tennessee Williams. KINGDOM OF EARTH The Seven Descents of Myrtle.
(New York): New Directions, (1968). First edition. Near fine with previous owner's name on front endpaper and light foxing on page edges; in a price-clipped dust jacket with soiling, rubbing and very minor edge wear.

[Book #25325]       Price: $75.00
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FIVE PLAYS. Edmund Wilson. FIVE PLAYS.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1954. First edition. Includes "Cyprian's Prayer," "The Crime in the Whistler Room," "This Room and This Gin and These Sandwiches," "Beppo and Beth," and "The Little Blue Light." Near fine in spine-tanned dust jacket with few tiny tears and small stains (otherwise very good).

[Book #54876]       Price: $45.00
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THE BOY FRIEND A Play in Three Acts. Sandy Wilson. THE BOY FRIEND A Play in Three Acts.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1955. First U.S. edition. Preface by Vida Hope and illustrations by the author. Small burn hole in page 125 (not affecting any text), otherwise fine in dust jacket with usual fading of spine background, a small chip in upper rear spine fold and light rubbing. A bright, attractive copy of the play that starred Julie Andrews.

[Book #34283]       Price: $100.00
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ROBIN LANDING. Stanley Young. ROBIN LANDING.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1938). First edition. Endpapers lightly offset, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with very lightly tanned spine and rubbing and shallow chipping to spine ends and tips. A very bright, attractive copy of a scarce book.

[Book #33136]       Price: $50.00
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ARISE, ARISE. Louis Zukofsky. ARISE, ARISE.
New York: Grossman Publishers, 1973. First U.S. edition of this play. Scarce, as there was a very small cloth printing. Near fine with a touch of soiling on top page edges; in dust jacket with light soiling.

[Book #29048]       Price: $100.00
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