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THE CORPORAL SEGUNDO. Andy Adams. THE CORPORAL SEGUNDO.
Austin, Tex. The Encino Press, 1968. First edition. Edited with an introduction by Wilson M Hudson. One of 750 SIGNED by Wilson Hudson. Fine, without the original acetate jacket.

[Book #47657]       Price: $45.00
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MR. ARCULARIS. Conrad Aiken. MR. ARCULARIS.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1957. First edition. Light foxing to top page edges, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with minor edgewear and light fading to spine and edges.

[Book #34875]       Price: $45.00
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THE AMERICAN DREAM A Play. Edward Albee. THE AMERICAN DREAM A Play.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. (1961). First edition. The simultaneous issue in wraps. Very good in slightly soiled, stiff paperwraps.

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THE ZOO STORY, THE DEATH OF BESSIE SMITH and THE SANDBOX: Three Plays. Edward Albee. THE ZOO STORY, THE DEATH OF BESSIE SMITH and THE SANDBOX: Three Plays.
New York: Coward-McCann, (1960). First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Crisp and near fine, lacking dust jacket.

[Book #51751]       Price: $40.00
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JOAN OF LORRAINE. A Play in Two Acts. Maxwell Anderson. JOAN OF LORRAINE. A Play in Two Acts.
Washington, DC: Anderson House, 1946. First edition. A little darkening to pastedown edges otherwise bright and fine in dust jacket with rubbed nicking to head of spine and few short tears (otherwise near fine).

[Book #24812]       Price: $45.00
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THE STAR-WAGON A Play in Three Acts. Maxwell Anderson. THE STAR-WAGON A Play in Three Acts.
Washington, DC: Anderson House, 1937. First edition. Time-travel fantasy starring Burgess Meredith as Stephen Minch and Lillian Gish as Martha Minch. Bright and fine in very good to near fine dust jacket with spine ends and corners lightly nicked and rubbed and closed tear to base of rear panel.

[Book #24831]       Price: $40.00
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THE LIVELY YEARS: 1920-1973. Brooks Atkinson, Albert Hirschfeld. THE LIVELY YEARS: 1920-1973
New York: Association Press, (1973). First edition. Brooks on 82 plays from the period with Hirschfeld's drawings. Fine in lightly soiled, very good dust jacket with rubbing along the edges and spine ends but still an attractive copy with no chips or tears.

[Book #51198]       Price: $45.00
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THE DANCE OF DEATH. W. H. Auden. THE DANCE OF DEATH.
(London): Faber & Faber, (1933). First edition. One of only 1200 copies in the first printing. Green paper-covered boards stamped in black on front and spine. Near fine with few inconspicuous nicks to paper covering; in near fine dust jacket with clean tear to spine internally repaired with tape. A nice bright copy of his third book, a play.

[Book #35592]       Price: $125.00
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COMPLETE WORKS OF AUDEN - PLAYS. W. H. Auden. COMPLETE WORKS OF AUDEN - PLAYS.
(Princeton): Princeton University Press, (1988). First edition. Fine in dust jacket.

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THE MAGIC FLUTE An Opera in Two Acts. W. H. Auden. THE MAGIC FLUTE An Opera in Two Acts.
New York: Random House, (1956). First edition. "English version after the Libretto of Schikaneder and Giesecke," by Auden and Chester Kallman. Translation in verse for the 1956 television production celebrating the two-hundredth anniversary of Mozart's birth. Fine in near fine dust jacket with back panel very lightly soiled and a touch of rubbing along edges.

[Book #25169]       Price: $75.00
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THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. George Axelrod. THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH.
New York: Random House, (1953). First edition. "A Random House play" illustrated with photographs from the original stage production. Tom Ewell won a Tony Award for his portrayal of Richard Sherman and later starred in Billy Wilder's film version with Marilyn Monroe. Fine in near fine dust jacket with slightly darkened spine.

[Book #40263]       Price: $100.00
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WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER? George Axelrod. WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER?
New York: Random House, (1956). First edition. A "Random House Play" illustrated with photographs from the original stage production which featured Jayne Mansfield and Walter Matthau. Fine in near fine dust jacket with some minor rubbing on edges and light soiling on back panel.

[Book #24792]       Price: $50.00
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ALICE SIT-BY-THE-FIRE. J. M. Barrie. ALICE SIT-BY-THE-FIRE.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919. First U.S.edition. Fine with small pen notation on front endpaper and slight foxing on pages. Dust jacket has slight foxing and slight edgewear. A nice example of an early dust jacket.

[Book #41492]       Price: $100.00
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THE QUARE FELLOW: A Comedy Drama. Brendan Behan. THE QUARE FELLOW: A Comedy Drama.
London: Methuen & Co, (1956). First edition of his first book. A play set in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, where "The Quare Fellow," who is never seen or heard, is condemned to die the following day for an unnamed crime. Fine in very good or better, price-clipped dust jacket rubbed at spine ends and folds.

[Book #54368]       Price: $150.00
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THE COLD WIND AND THE WARM A Play. S. N. Behrman. THE COLD WIND AND THE WARM A Play.
New York: Random House, (1959). First edition. Illustrated with photographs of the stage production which included Eli Walach, Maureen Stapleton and Suzanne Pleshette, among others. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with tiny chips at corners and spine ends.

[Book #40893]       Price: $60.00
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DUNNIGAN'S DAUGHTER. S. N. Behrman. DUNNIGAN'S DAUGHTER.
New York: Random House, (1946). First edition. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with light soiling (heavier on spine) and minor wear to spine ends and tips. The play was staged by Elia Kazan and starred Richard Widmark.

[Book #33026]       Price: $50.00
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NO TIME FOR COMEDY. S. N. Behrman. NO TIME FOR COMEDY.
New York: Random House, (1939). First edition. Faint, unavoidable offset to endpapers, otherwise fine in slightly soiled dust jacket with nicked tips and a touch of minor rubbing. An attractive copy of this play which starred Katherine Cornell and Laurence Olivier.

[Book #32534]       Price: $100.00
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THREE PLAYS OF THE ARGENTINE: Juan Moreira / Santos Vega / The Witches' Mountain. Eward Hale Bierstadt, Luis Bayon Herrera Silverio Manco, Julio Sanchez Gardel. THREE PLAYS OF THE ARGENTINE: Juan Moreira / Santos Vega / The Witches' Mountain.
New York: Duffield and Company, 1920. First edition. Translated from the Spanish by Jacon S. Fassett, Jr. Herrera (1889-1956) went on to become a famous director and screenwriter in the 1940s and 1950s in Argentina (wiki), however the playwrights and their plays remain as obscure in the US today as they were in 1920 when G. Grafly writing for The Nation said, "However primitive the plays, they possess what our American drama strives in vain to discover, the soul of their native land," Spine ends rubbed and frayed, otherwise about very good, lacking the dust jacket, if issued in one. A scarce book, as most copies seem to have made their way to libraries. "They possess ... the soul of their native land"

[Book #50982]       Price: $150.00
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AFTER THE RAIN. John Bowen. AFTER THE RAIN.
New York: Random House, (1967). First edition. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with small, faint, round stain on front cover.

[Book #41836]       Price: $60.00
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IN THE SUMMER HOUSE A Play. Jane Bowles. IN THE SUMMER HOUSE A Play.
New York: Random House, (1954). First edition. Illustrated with photographs. Very good with some foxing on page edges. In a slightly soiled dust jacket with spine tanned, a few small closed tears and nicks.

[Book #40219]       Price: $100.00
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THE WONDERFUL ICE CREAM SUIT: Announcement for the 1965 Coronet Theater Production. Ray Bradbury. THE WONDERFUL ICE CREAM SUIT: Announcement for the 1965 Coronet Theater Production.
(Hollywood: Pandemonium Theatre Co.), [1965]. First edition. "Pandemonium, as Usual! Opening Night -- March 2nd." Single, yellow 8.5 x 11" sheet folded once to make four pages with stick-figure illustration on front; praise for the theater company's "First Smash Hit....The World of Ray Bradbury" along with details for the coming production inside; and return address for the Pandemonium Theatre Co. on the back. Fine. SCARCE THEATER ANNOUNCEMENT.

[Book #54863]       Price: $200.00
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BLANCHETTE AND THE ESCAPE. Mencken Brieux, H. L. BLANCHETTE AND THE ESCAPE.
Boston: John W. Luce & Co. 1913. First edition, and first American edition. Two plays, with preface by H.L. Mencken. They were translated from the French by Frederick Eisemann. With no dust jacket, in very good to near fine condition.

[Book #46668]       Price: $45.00
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THE PLAYGROUND, Together with THE QUEEN OF THE MERMAIDS WAS THE FIRST TO ARRIVE. James Broughton. THE PLAYGROUND, Together with THE QUEEN OF THE MERMAIDS WAS THE FIRST TO ARRIVE.
(San Francisco): Centaur Press, 1949. First edition. Limited to 1000 copies. Broughton's play illustrated by Daniel Harris in his first appearance as "Zev." The first book from the press founded by Broughton and Kermit Sheet. SIGNED BY BROUGHTON on half-title page and INSCRIBED WITH A LARGE DRAWING BY ZEV on front endpaper, "For Herbert and Zelda & Co. With Love! Love! Love! Love! Love!" The drawing depicts a father returning home to his wife and two children with what appears to be an airplane in his hands. Paperclip impression and touch of rust to front flap and opposing endpaper, otherwise near fine in a good or better dust jacket. Laid in is a 1954 CHRISTMAS GREETING WITH POEM by Broughton and drawing by Zev (of mermaid queen arriving at a castle or cathedral) which, according to OCLC was produced for the use of Broughton, Sheets, and Dan "Zev" Harris and his wife Gertrude. Only 3 copies are located in libraries worldwide. This one INSCRIBED IN FRENCH BY ZEV "with best wishes," and signed by him with his wife's name followed by "Zev," over which he adds a jeweled crown. A 12 x 7.75" broadside, folded to make a card. Minor creasing and one small stain, otherwise near fine.

[Book #53548]       Price: $200.00
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THE RED WHITE AND BLACK: A PATRIOTIC DEMONSTRATION. Bradley Burg, Eric Bentley. THE RED WHITE AND BLACK: A PATRIOTIC DEMONSTRATION.
New York: Liberation, 1970. First edition. Volume 15, No. 3 of Liberation Magazine, devoted entirely to Eric Bentley's satirical play but featuring some of Bradley Burg's music written for the play. White, stapled paperwraps printed in black and red. Touch of soiling and rubbing, else fine. SIGNED by Bentley on the front cover.

[Book #30104]       Price: $60.00
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MASTER SKYLARK Or Will Shakespeare's Ward. Edgar White Burrill. MASTER SKYLARK Or Will Shakespeare's Ward.
New York: The Century Co. 1916. Later printing. "A dramatization from the story of the same name by John Bennett." Illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper "To Jeanie dear, to whom all that the dedication implies belongs, and more, much more. From "the author." Jan. 1916." Front endpapers very lightly offset, otherwise about fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with some chipping to spine ends (not affecting any lettering) and tips. Publisher's card laid in. Scarce.

[Book #33128]       Price: $125.00
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