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1 Little Robin Stay-Behind Bates, Katharine Lee
New York The Woman's Press 1923 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 
Black cloth hardcover with cream paper covers affixed front and rear, paper label mounted to spine. 229 pp, 12 silhouette images at start of each chapter. First edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Groom's Bouquet: A One-Act Play for Seven Women (Pasadena Playhouse Library of the Theater Edition), Bolton, Muriel Roy
2 The Groom's Bouquet: A One-Act Play for Seven Women (Pasadena Playhouse Library of the Theater Edition) Bolton, Muriel Roy
New York Samuel French Inc. 1941 Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
A one act play from the 1940's centering on a bride's wedding day jitters, which are exacerbated by the groom's family. 30 pages. Book Condition : Good; pages are clean, unmarked, no tears, some corner creasing. Cover has light corner wear and a small pen mark to top right front. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Reichard Collection of Early Pennsylvania German Dialogues and Plays, The Buffington, Alfred F. (editor)
Lancaster PA Pennsylvania German Society / Franklin and Marshall College 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
English and PA German. Anthology of plays transcribed in PA German with additional chapters on the Pennsylvania German Puppet Play and early dialogues compiled by Daniel Miller and others. Book Condition ; Near Fine; bump to bottom spine; two small spots inside front cover; no text marks. Dust Jacket is a plain onion skin wrapper with tearing and chipping along edges. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Early American Comedy Colby, Elbridge
New York The New York Public Library 1919 Soft cover Good Book 
Softcover ex-seminary library pamphlet, affixed to and preserved in pressboard. 11 pp, no illustrations. Discusses trends in early American plays from pre-Colonial times to approximately the 1860s. "Reprinted August 1919 from the Bulletin of the New York public library of July 1919." Condition: Good; smudging to cover, some creasing, typical library markings and labels on protective pressboard. Pages clean and free of marks other than pencilled numbering on verso of title page. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Barely Proper: An Unplayable Play, Cushing, Tom
5 Barely Proper: An Unplayable Play Cushing, Tom
New York Farrar & Rinehart Inc. 1931 Fifth Printing Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Mordecai Gorelik 
Hilarious satirical play that comments on cultism. Illustrator: Mordecai Gorelik. Small hardback in dustjacket. 93 pages. Copyright 1931, 5th printing. Book Condition : Good; overall pages are clean and bright with a light dampstain to foredge of the last few. No markings, no creases, no tears. Cover has mild darkening along the top front edge and light edge wear. Hinges are intact. Dustjacket Condition : Good; price unclipped; wear to corners, light staining to rear DJ on left side. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 It Happened in Paradise: An Historical Pageant Denlinger, Robert C. and Samuel S. Wenger
Paradise PA Privately Published 1963 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Side-stapled softcover. Contains text and b&w photos of pageant the town put on in commemoration of Paradise Pennsylvania's 250th anniversary in 1962. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; slight curl to top right front cover; one or two smudges inside, otherwise unmarked. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Under the Management of Mr. Charles Dickens : his production of "The Frozen Deep" Dickens, Charles ; Wilkie Collins; Robert Louis Brannan (edit.)
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
With Charles Dickens in the starring role, "the Frozen Deep" achieved striking dramatic success on the English stage in 1857. Moved to tears by the performance Queen Victoria sent her compliments to Dickens and reviewers predicted it would revolutionize the professional stage. Green cloth boards, green and white illustrated dust jacket, 173 pp., several black and white illustrations. Condition: Near fine book, jacket is very good, with light soiling. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Whose Little Bride Are You?: A Farce-Comedy in Three Acts (Denison's Royalty Plays), Ellis, Edith
8 Whose Little Bride Are You?: A Farce-Comedy in Three Acts (Denison's Royalty Plays) Ellis, Edith
Chicago T. S. Denison & Company 1919 First Edition Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo up to 7½" tall 
Size: 12mo up to 7½" tall. 152 pages. Book Condition : Good; except for small stains to margin of first two pages, pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no tears, some light corner creasing. Cover has some spotting / staining, some chipping to spine, light corner curling and edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Fichthorn's Letter System of Music Reading : A Pupil's Book for Class and Home Study, Field, Eugene  (edited By C. Merton Babcock)
9 Fichthorn's Letter System of Music Reading : A Pupil's Book for Class and Home Study Field, Eugene (edited By C. Merton Babcock)
Self-published By Author 1931 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Gray softcover, 39 pp. 8vo - over 7 ¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete title: "Fichthorn's Letter System of Music Reading With Essentials for Vocal Classes : Also Useful in private Voice and Instrumental Teaching as well as Class Instrumental Instruction. One Letter Position for all Keys Applicable to all Texts. A Pupil's Book for Class and Home Study". This copy is SIGNED by Fichthorn on title page. Self-published by the author in 1931. CONDITION: Good; pages are a little aged, clean with no writing except owner's name on top of title page and author signature. Some creasing and a couple nicks to page edges, no tears. Cover has a couple small marks otherwise clean with some chipping and crease to rear. Some edge wear. Rear bottom corner is missing a little paper. Binding is tight. Signed by Author. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 The Desert Fiddler Hamby, William H.
New York NY Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Western novel served as the basis for the silent film "Percy", this 1921 printing is illustrated with photo stills. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, former owner's name inside front cover; relaxed binding; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; very light age toning. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Moliere's Le Medecin Malgre Lui (Heath's Modern Language Series), Hawkins, Richmond Laurin
11 Moliere's Le Medecin Malgre Lui (Heath's Modern Language Series) Hawkins, Richmond Laurin
Boston MA D. C. Heath and Company 1911 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
A play by Moliere edited with notes and vocabulary. Introduction and Notes are in English, the play is in FRENCH, no English translation. Published by D. C. Heath & Co., 1911 . Small hardback - gray cloth with blue lettering. 78 pages. Book Condition : Good; pages are clean and bright with no writing or tears. Light aging and a couple small spots to endpapers. Cover is clean with some rubbing. Edges have light wear, as do corners and spine ends. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Best Balalaika Method Yet, Kail, Bob
12 The Best Balalaika Method Yet Kail, Bob
Carlstadt NJ Lewis Music Publishing Co. 1975 0825653665 / 9780825653667 Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Easy instructions for playing the Russian Balalaika with 38 arrangements of American and Slavic folk tunes and classical melodies. Includes a trilingual Glossary of Musical Terms. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. 64 pages. Book Condition : Very Good; small circular stamping to top of title page, otherwise pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light rubbing and corner wear; inventory sticker remnant on top right rear cover. ISBN: 0825653665. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Exact Dress of the Head, 1725 (Presentation Copy), Lens, Bernard
13 The Exact Dress of the Head, 1725 (Presentation Copy) Lens, Bernard
London Costume Society, Victoria and Albert Museum 1970 First Thus Soft cover Very Good + No Dust Jacket Book 24mo up to 5½" tall 
Costume Society Extra Series No. 2. Containing 10 pages of text and 29 pages of black and white plates reproduced from the original book of drawings dating from 1725 - 1726. This copy has a tipped-in presentation card "to Ruth Hagy with thanks & appreciation from The Costume Society of Great Britain on the occasion of the Society's visit to America April 1982.". Ruth Hagy, a resident of Pennsylvania, was well-known for her extensive collection of fashion and costume. Size: 24mo up to 5½" tall . 30 pages. Oblong stapled softcover. Book Condition : Very Good+; Clean, crisp, unmarked, tig ht copy with a little shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Paperback 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Getting into Film London, Mel
New York NY Ballantine Books 1977 0345256832 / 9780345256836 1st Edition Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on half title page, " To Bill and Edith- For these many years of warmth and friendship - With love, Mel London." Billed as a complete career guide to the film industry, this covers the range of jobs and trades related to film from editing, music, sound to on-set roles. Book Condition : Good-; start of binding separation; rubbing and chipping to covers; wear to cover edges, corners, and spine ends; small stain to text block; light age toning; no markings to text. 8 1/2 x 11 softcover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Plays of the Pioneers: A Book of Historical Pageant-Plays, Mackay, Constance D'Arcy
15 Plays of the Pioneers: A Book of Historical Pageant-Plays Mackay, Constance D'Arcy
New York Harper & Brothers 1915 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Collection of plays portraying early American pioneer life. 8 b&w plates. Hardback - green cloth with gilt lettering and drawing of a tree in gilt, no dustjacket. 175 pp. Bookplate inside front cover and small stamping to rear pastedown. Light aging to frontispiece, tissue guard and title page. Some aging to margins of plates and pages facing the plates. O/w pages clean and bright with no markings, no crease and no tears. Cover has minor rubbing, fading to gilt on spine and minor wear on spine ends. Hinges intact, not loose, but binding is just starting to split lightly inside. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Die Tragödie des Menschen. Dramatisches Gedicht von Emerich Madach. Aus dem ungarischen übersetzt von Ludwig Doczi (1891) Madach, Emerich
Stuttgart J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung 1891 Hardcover Good + No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Quarter black cloth small hardcover, marbled covers, gilt titles on spine, 200 pp. Text in German. The tragedy of man. Dramatic poem by Emerich Madach. From the Hungarian translated by Ludwig Doczi. Condition: Good plus: binding very secure, light age toning to pages, a little more to text block. Ex-library (seminary), with label on back cover, bookplate on inside cover pastedown, categorizing information on title page verso. Trace of glue residue along spine from removed label. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 A Critical History of Television's the Twilight Zone, 1959-1964 Marty McGee; Don Presnell
Jefferson NC McFarland & Company 1998 0786404485 / 9780786404483 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Very Good, Ex-Library. Part 1 is a history of the the TV series, part 2 is a season by season chronicle of episodes. Appendices cover writer bios; principal writers, actors, and directors; unfilmed and lost episodes; and, themes and plot devices. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-Library; no text marks, catalog info in ink on reverse of title page; bar code label on bottom right rear cover; impress stamp at bottom of title page; unused checkout label on rear inside cover. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Wayang Purwa: The Shadow Play of Indonesia, Moebirman
18 Wayang Purwa: The Shadow Play of Indonesia Moebirman
The Hague, The Netherlands Van Deventer-Maastichting 1960 Revised Edition Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9½" tall 
This small volume is designed to give a brief introduction to the origins, the meaning, and the artistic value of the 'wayang purwa', Indonesian shadow theater. Fully illustrated. Translated from the original edition in French. Revised and augmented edition, 1960. Size: 8vo up to 9½" tall . 79 pages. Book Condition : Good; Pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears, a bit of wear to edge of last couple pages. Glossy cover has some light edge and corner wear; light crimp to top of spine. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Khanum and Her Treaures: A One-Act Play of Iran, Payne, Grace Visher
19 The Khanum and Her Treaures: A One-Act Play of Iran Payne, Grace Visher
New York Friendship Press 1958 Edition Unstated Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Small stapled booklet, green print wraps, 40 pp. Includes production notes to present a fully staged and costumed play. Suitable for church and community drama groups. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Clean and unmarked with no creases or tears. Cover has light edge wear. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Treatise on Fugue, Including the Study of Imitation and Canon, Richter, Ernest Friedrich
20 A Treatise on Fugue, Including the Study of Imitation and Canon Richter, Ernest Friedrich
Boston Oliver Ditson Company 1878 First Thus Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback - brown cloth with gilt title label. 187 pp, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Translated from the third German edition by Arthur S. Foote. Oliver Ditson Company, 1878, first printing. Pages are very lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Some wrinkling to front endpapers. Cover is clean with scuffing and a little chipping with rubbing and fading around the edges and spine. Edges have some wear and chipping with a bit of tearing and fraying to spine ends. Cover gilt is still very bright. Hinges are intact and binding tight. Hardcover 
Price: 28.00 USD
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