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SPENCER TRACY: A BIOGRAPHY

By: Swindell, Larry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, New American Library / A Signet Book: 1971

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 5135

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. 12mo. 280 pp. Illustrated with 32 pages of B&W photographs. Former owner's name on rear cover, covers lightly worn and rubbed. VERY GOOD. The whole story of Tracy's extraordinary life and career is told in this exhaustively researched and fully documented biography by film scholar and Tracy admirer Larry Swindell. Much more than the biography of a great actor, this is a book that no Tracy admirer, movie fan, or serious film student can afford to be without. Illustrated with 32 pages of movie stills and other photographs and featuring a complete listing... View more info

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A Day in the Life of Hollywood

By: Tabori, Lena (ed)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Collins: 1992

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 22286

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Red Linen boards with no print. Endpapers are a luminous gold. Full page photographs in color and B&W. Profusely illustrated with photographs by 75 photographers. Very lush photographs . Dust Jacket has a long (7") tear along edge. Book is bright and clean inside. FINE/GOOD. . Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 224 pp View more info

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A Treasury of Gilbert & Sullivan The Words and the Music of One Hundred and Two Songs from Eleven Operettas

By: Taylor, Deems (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20955

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's dark red cloth over blue-gray boards, blue endpapers. Illustrated with b&w and color drawings by Lucille Corcos. Musical arrangements by Dr. Albert Sirmay. . Spine is sunned and lettering has faded away, tips are lightly rubbed, front hinge is starting, rear cover has a few small droplet marks, else unmarked, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W and color drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 406 pp View more info

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A TRE ASURY OF STEPHEN FOSTER

By: Taylor, Deems - Foreword, John Tasker Howard - Historical Notes

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14840

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Quarter bound red cloth over green boards, gilt lettering on spine, frontispiece color drawing of subject and his instruments. . Hinge starting, corners slightly worn, fep creased at upper right corner, small markings on page edges, else clean and square. Dust jacket head and heel of spine, torn, some wear to edges and corners, wrapped in protective mylar. . Music, black and white and colored illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 222 pp View more info

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The Plays of Anton Tchekov

By: Tchekov, Anton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 13245

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Translated by Constance Garnett. Full green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, gilt medallion on front cover, printed endpapers. . Spine and top of front board sinned, corners bumped, former owner's name on title page, else near fine. VERY GOOD.. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xi, 300 pp View more info

Image for George S. Kaufman  An Intimate Portrait

George S. Kaufman An Intimate Portrait

By: Teichmann, Howard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1972

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 8384

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's tan cloth over red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Includes Bibliography and Index. . Spine lightly sunned, small dark dot on front cover, top edge foxed and dampstained, front endpapers chipped at bottom, hinge starting, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, rubbed on front cover, several small tears at top edge, else fine.VERY GOOD+/GOOD. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 371, (1) pp View more info

The Coming of Arthur (Miniature Book)

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Little Leather Library Corporation:

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 13902

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dark green leatherette, embossed title on spine and cover, nd (c. 1930).. Very lightly worn, ffep and edges browned, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD-. . 48mo 3½" - 4" tall. 95 pp View more info

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The Spectator Talk About Movies and Plays with the People Who Made Them

By: Terkel, Studs

Price: $26.00

Publisher: NY, The New Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19479

ISBN: 1565845536

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's full blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xvi, 364 pp. Signed by Author View more info

Best Elizabethan Plays The Jew of Malta, by Marlowe; The Alchemist, by Johnson; Philaster, by Beaumont and Fletcher; The Two Noble Kinsmen, by Fletcher and Shakespeare; The Duchess of Malfi by Webster.

By: Thayer, William Roscoe (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: 1890

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17730

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, top edge blue.. Head and cover slightly soiled, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 611 pp View more info

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The Paris Review: Theater (Vol. 39, No. 142-1997)

By: The Paris Review; David Mamet; Sam Shepard; John Simon; Stephen Sonfheim; Wendy Wasserman; et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1997

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 25965

ISBN: 0679778462

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Includes an interview with David Mamet (The Art of Theater XI), Sam Shepard (The Art of Theater XII), John Simon (The Art of Criticism IV), Stephen Sondheim (The Art of the Musical), and Wendy Wasserstein (The Art of Theater XIII).. Volume shows mild wear, rear cover lightly soiled, else near fine. VERY GOOD+.. The Paris Review Series. Trade PB. Vol. 39. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 323, (3) pp View more info

Image for The Hollywood Musical: The Saga of Harry Warren, the Man whose Melodies are Sung More than those of Any Composer other than Irving Berlin.

The Hollywood Musical: The Saga of Harry Warren, the Man whose Melodies are Sung More than those of Any Composer other than Irving Berlin.

By: Thomas, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, Citadel Press: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27329

ISBN: 0806510668


Publisher's glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with photographs and musical scores. . Gift inscription on fep, otherwise unmarked; covers lightly worn, else fine. VERY GOOD. . The American Composers & Lyricists Series. Photographs and Musical Scores. 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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How To Understand Music

By: Thompson, Oscar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 15139

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, decoration blindstamped on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated wtih B&W photograph on frontispiece and fifteen additional B&W photographs. Includes Index of Fifty Symphonies, and Some Notes on the Common Musical Forms.. Covers slightly soiled, minimal shelf-wear to corners and edges, stain on ffep, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vi), 347 pp View more info

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"Have You Seen . . . ?" A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films

By: Thomson, David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2008

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11568

ISBN: 0307264610

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiv, 1007 pp View more info

A Biographical Dictionary of Film

By: Thomson, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: Third Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 16982

ISBN: 0679755640

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall. x, (2), 834 pp View more info

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LIFE GOES TO THE MOVIES

By: Time-Life Books

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1975

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 4592

ISBN: 0671790005

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. 303 pages of Hollywood nostalgia from the unforgettable pages of life magazine. It is a collection of the finest pictures in LIFE's files, a selection of more than 750 photographs, which recapture both the symbiosis between reporters and reportees and and the art that Life Magazine brought to the photographic coverage of moviemaking. . Covers mildly worn, all photographs and text bright and clean. GOOD. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 304 pp View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE PULITZER PRIZE PLAYS

By: Toohey, John L.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, The Citadel Press: 1967

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5860

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt (silver) lettering and embossed decoration on spine, embossed medallion on cover, blue endpapers. 4to. 344 pp. Illustrated by over 300 B&W photographs. This is an unmarked copy. The top of the spine is moderately sunned, boards lightly sunned and scuffed, else fine. VERY GOOD. A definitive history of the Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, from the first prize in 1918 to "Why Marry?" to the 1967 award to Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance." The production history, the original acting company, the competitive plays of the season and the major ... View more info

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Image Maker Sixty Years of Hollywood Glamour

By: Trent, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14300

ISBN: 051754699X

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's photographic card wraps. Profusely illustrated with B&W and Color photographs of Hollywood film stars from 1915-1970. . Cover slightly rubbed, spine worn, rear hinge starting, top edges sunned, tight and clean. GOOD. . B & W photographs . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 328 pp View more info

Image for The Image Makers: Sixty Years of Hollywood Glamour

The Image Makers: Sixty Years of Hollywood Glamour

By: Trent, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent Books: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26911

ISBN: 0517159546

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, silver lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with glamerous portraits of Hollywood's greatest stars. . Some pages lightly soiled, not affecting any photographs, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket has one small tape repair at the head of the spine, else fine. A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 327 pp View more info

Image for SOME OF THESE DAYS: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SOPHIE TUCKER

SOME OF THESE DAYS: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SOPHIE TUCKER

By: Tucker, Sophie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Trade Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6303

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Inscribed by Sophie Tucker on the half-title. First Trade Edition after the privately printed edition. Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, photographic endpapers. Illustrated with photographs on the endpapers. . Gift inscription from Sophie Tucker dated 12/1/46 on half-title, otherwise unmarked. The boards are moderately worn, with significant wear and small loss at the head and heel, otherwise tight and square. VERY GOOD.. Photographs. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 309 pp. Signed by Author View more info

Fathers and Sons

By: Turgenev, Ivan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1977

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23911

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black leather, decorated with 22kt gilt, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, a.e.g., purple moire silk endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smythe sewn, and with concealed muslin joints. Illustrated with B&W wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unread, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . The 100 Greatest Books Ever Writ... View more info