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Garrick   A Biography., Barton, Margaret.
1 Barton, Margaret. Garrick A Biography.
Macmillian 1949 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Dust worn, book clean. David Garrick was an English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer who influenced nearly all aspects of theatrical practice throughout the 18th century, and was a pupil and friend of Dr Samuel Johnson. Wikipedia ; 1717-1779; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages 
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Your United States  Impressions of a First Visit, Bennett, Arnold
2 Bennett, Arnold Your United States Impressions of a First Visit
Harper 1912 1103976400 / 9781103976409 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frank Craig 
Original 1912 hardback printing not a reprint. "Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. Bennett suffered from a stammer, which Somerset Maugham described as making it "painful to watch the struggle he had sometimes to get the words out." Maugham, who also suffered from a stammer, speculated that "except for the stammer which forced him to introspection, Arnold would never have become a writer.During the First World War Bennett became Director of Propaganda for France at the Ministry of Information. His appointment was made on the recommendation of Lord Beaverbrook, who also recommended him as Deputy Minister of the Department at the end of the war. He refused a knighthood in 1918. Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street, London, on 27 March 1931. Bennett was a prolific writer with dozens of titles including fiction, plays, non-fiction, Film adaptations, Opera, and propaganda. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages 
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The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED, Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert
3 Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED
E P Dutton 1978 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on end paper "To Anne, Charlton Heston, Endpaper has some sunfading otherwise fine condition. Very small stain on top edge of page. This is a "fascinating look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors". Charlton Heston, born John Charles Carter, was an American actor in film, theatre and television and a political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. Wikipedia. Heston died April 5, 2008. He was a strong gun rights advocate. ; Photographs; Signed by Author 
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Théâtre, Chavannes, Fernand
4 Chavannes, Fernand Théâtre
Lausanne Bibliotheque Romande 1973 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Not paperback. Looks like leather hardcover. Written in French. 
Price: 25.97 USD
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To the Actor  On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov, Chekhov, Michael
5 Chekhov, Michael To the Actor On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov
Joanna Cotler Books 1953 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust has chips around edges otherwise book clean. Mikhail Aleksandrovich "Michael" Chekhov (Russian: ?????? ????????????? ?????, 29 August 1891 – 30 September 1955) was a Russian-American actor, director, author, and theatre practitioner. His acting technique has been used by actors such as Jack Nicholson, Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, and Yul Brynner. Konstantin Stanislavski referred to him as his most brilliant student. He was a nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov. (Wiki) ; 1953-12-30; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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6 Daly, Joseph Francis The Life of Augustin Daly
New York , NY The Macmillan Company 1917 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold decorative print. Inscribed by author. Back cover has stain. Otherwise clean. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 672 pages 
Price: 42.54 USD
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The Haunted Screen Expressionism in the German Cinema and the Influence of Max Reinhardt, Eisner, Lotte H.
7 Eisner, Lotte H. The Haunted Screen Expressionism in the German Cinema and the Influence of Max Reinhardt
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 1969 First American Edition; unknown Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover with black print on spine. Dust jacket not price clipped. Tanning and spotting to endpapers and title page. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Numerous black and white photos and illustrations. Has small floral-like round stamp on textblock which could be a remainder stamp. First published in France in 1932, revised and reissued 1963 then translated from French and printed by University of California Press 1969. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages 
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8 Gibbs, Wolcott More in Sorrow
Boston, MA Houghton and Mifflin 1964 First U S Edition paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Cloth cover. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 308 pages 
Price: 6.10 USD
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The Rosicrucian Magazine, Rays from the Rose Cross;  January 1932, Vol. 24, No. 1, Heindel, Max Mrs., Editor
9 Heindel, Max Mrs., Editor The Rosicrucian Magazine, Rays from the Rose Cross; January 1932, Vol. 24, No. 1
Oceanside, CA Fellowship Press 1929 First Edition; First Printing Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original magazine in very good condition. Not a reprint. In archival sleeve to protect condition. May have browning to edges of covers due to age and/or very minor pencil notations. This issue features, along with many other articles: Occult aspects of the Theatre, Mythology and the Bible, Research work in Astrology, Shall we return to the Ten Commandmants? .. " Rosicrucianism is a spiritual and cultural movement which arose in Europe in the early 17th century after the publication of several texts which purported to announce the existence of a hitherto unknown esoteric order to the world and made seeking its knowledge attractive to many. The mysterious doctrine of the order is built on esoteric truths of the ancient past, which concealed from the average man, provide insight into nature, the physical universe, and the spiritual realm.The manifestos do not elaborate extensively on the matter, but clearly combine references to Kabbalah, Hermeticism, alchemy, and mystical Christianity." (Wikipedia) Scarce if not rare copy. ; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Notes from Theatres of War, No 16  North Africa, November 1942-May 1943, HMSO
10 HMSO Notes from Theatres of War, No 16 North Africa, November 1942-May 1943
London, England The War Office 1943 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan booklet with back cover missing and last page has been taped. "This document must not fall into enemy hands" printed on front. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Maps and diagrams included: Mareth, Wadi Akarit, Tunisia, The Horseshoe, Hammam LIF, Northern Tunisia. Part 1-The Theatre of War, Part ii-Outline of Operations, Part III-General Lessons,Part IV-Lessons by Arms, Part V-Administrative Lessons, Part VI-Enemy Methods, Appendix, Maps and Diagrams. Rare. ; NOtes from Theatres of War; Maps and Diagrams; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 143 pages; p 
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NOtes from Theatres of War, No. 18: Pacific 1943/44, HMSO
11 HMSO NOtes from Theatres of War, No. 18: Pacific 1943/44
The War Office 1944 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
No. 18: Pacific 1943/44 Tan booklet with black print. corners slightly dented. "This document must not fall into enemy hands" printed on cover. Contains a folded map of the Pacific Theatre that accompained No. 18 . Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Rare WWll booklet. ; Notes from Theatres of War, 18; Map; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 24 pages 
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Genuine Letters from a Gentleman to a Young Lady His Pupil, Hull, Thomas
12 Hull, Thomas Genuine Letters from a Gentleman to a Young Lady His Pupil
Exter, England John Bell 1772 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
First Revised Rebound with 1/4 leather spine and marbled print cover. (see scan) Contents clean and complete with an appendix of the books published by John Bell listing a price and description of some 32 books. This book has notes and illustrations by Thomas Hull, of the Theatre Royal, in Convent- Garden. List of subscribers in front. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 291 pages; 
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Early Stages Scenes from a Life (Author Signed), Jackson. Anne
13 Jackson. Anne Early Stages Scenes from a Life (Author Signed)
Boston, MA Little Brown & Company 1979 0316455016 / 9780316455015 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Signed by both Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach her husband.Anne Jackson (born September 3, 1926) is an American actress of television, stage, and screen. Jackson, the youngest of three sisters, was born Anna June Jackson in Millvale, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Stella Germaine (née Murray) and John Ivan Jackson, a barber who ran a beauty parlor. Jackson's mother was of Irish Catholic background and Jackson's father, whose original name was John Jchekovitch, immigrated from Croatia in 1918.[2][3] Jackson trained at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse and The Actor's Studio. She made her Broadway debut in 1945. Her theatre credits include Summer and Smoke, Arms and the Man, Luv, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Mr. Peters' Connections, and Lost in Yonkers. She was nominated for the 1956 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for Paddy Chayefsky's Middle of the Night. Eli Herschel Wallach (born December 7, 1915) is an American film, television and stage actor, who gained fame in the late 1950s. For his performance in Baby Doll he won a BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer and a Golden Globe nomination. One of his most famous roles is that of Tuco in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966). Other roles include his portrayal of Don Altobello in The Godfather Part III, Calvera in The Magnificent Seven, and Arthur Abbott in The Holiday. Wallach has received BAFTA Awards, Tony Awards and Emmy Awards for his work. Wallach also has a cameo as a liquor store owner in Clint Eastwood's Mystic River. Dust is slightly soiled. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 34.97 USD
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Lonely Vigil  Coastwatchers of the Solomons, Lord, Walter
14 Lord, Walter Lonely Vigil Coastwatchers of the Solomons
Viking 1977 0670437654 / 9780670437658 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in good to very good condition. "The Coastwatchers, also known as the Coast Watch Organisation, Combined Field Intelligence Service or Section C, Allied Intelligence Bureau, were Allied military intelligence operatives stationed on remote Pacific islands during World War II to observe enemy movements and rescue stranded Allied personnel. They played a significant role in the Pacific Ocean theatre and South West Pacific theatre, particularly as an early warning network during the Guadalcanal campaign. In early November 1942, two coastwatchers named Read and Mason on Bougainville Island radioed early warnings to the United States Navy about Japanese warship and air movements (citing the numbers, type, and speed of enemy units) preparing to attack the US Forces in the Solomon Islands. Admiral William Halsey, Jr. later said that the two men had saved Guadalcanal because their reports allowed US forces to launch aircraft in time to engage the attackers." Wikipedia. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages 
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15 Reid, Bertha Westbrook Wallace Reid His life story
New York Sorg Pub. Co 1923 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print shows spotting Very rare account of Wallace Reid by his mother. William Wallace Reid was named the silent "screens most perfect lover" by Motion Picture Magazine. Born William Wallace Reid in St. Louis, Missouri into a show business family, his mother Bertha Westbrook was an actress and his father, Hal Reid(1860-1920), worked successfully in a variety of theatrical jobs, travelling the country. As a boy, Wallace Reid was performing on stage at an early age but acting was put on hold while he obtained an education at Freehold Military School in Freehold, New Jersey. A gifted all-around athlete, Reid participated in a number of sports while also following an interest in music, learning to play the piano, banjo, drums, and the violin. As a teenager, he spent time in Wyoming where he learned to be an outdoorsman.Reid was drawn to the burgeoning motion picture industry by his father who would shift from the theatre to acting, writing, and directing films. In 1910, a 19-year-old Wallace Reid appeared in his first motion picture called The Phoenix. while working on location in Oregon making The Valley of the Giants (1919), Reid was injured in a train wreck and in order to keep on filming he was prescribed morphine for his pain. The powerful drug almost immediately led to a deadly addiction but Reid kept on working at a frantic pace in films that were growing more physically demanding and changing from 15-20 minutes in duration to as much as an hour. Reid's morphine dependency deepened at a time when proper help for any form of addiction was non-existent. By late 1922, his health had deteriorated badly and after contracting the flu, he fell into a coma from which he never recovered.Dead at age thirty-one, Wallace Reid was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.Unlike the self-destructive behavior of other stars of that era such as Barbara La Marr, Jack Pickford, and Jeanne Eagels whose death resulted from drugs and/or alcohol abuse, historical records point to Wallace Reid being a victim of medical ignorance. (Wikipedia). Very Rare.; Photos; 104 pages 
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The Saw-Dust-Trail, Roberts, John Emerson
16 Roberts, John Emerson The Saw-Dust-Trail
Kansas City, MO Author 1916 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
A series of five lectures delivered in May and June 1916 in Kansas City, Mo under the auspices of The Church of This World. Delivered in the Shubert Theatre and Willis Wood Theatre. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book. Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages 
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Jan Rubes  A Man of Many Talents, Schabas, Ezra
17 Schabas, Ezra Jan Rubes A Man of Many Talents
Dundurn Press 2007 1550026852 / 9781550026856 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. Inscribed and signed by Rubes. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Jan Rubes has been a leading performer and director on stage, film, and TV, and in concert, opera, musical comedy, and drama. With an operatic career already established, the Czechoslovakia native immigrated to Canada in 1949 and was soon the leading bass in the Canadian Opera Company. He has performed throughout Canada and the U.S. both with the company and in countless solo recitals and appearances with symphony orchestras. Rubes has done more than 100 operatic roles and has appeared in more than 70 films, inluding the well-remembered Witness with Harrison Ford.With his wife, Susan Douglas Rubes, he helped develop Young People's Theatre in Toronto. A member of the Order of Canada and holder of two honourary doctorates, he has won Geminis for his film work. His life is rich in detail -- he has been both a national tennis champion and an important part of the history of the performing arts in Canada. Rare.; 1 x 9.1 x 6.2 Inches; 376 pages; Signed by Biographee 
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18 Trollope, Mrs. Domestic Manners of the Americans, Vol 1
London, England Whittaker, Treacher, & Co. 1832 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original work. This is NOT a reprint or digitized work. Original 1832 edition, not a reprint. Blue cloth cover in fair condition. Text in good to very good condition. Contains a travel account by author of "the Americas" and her log of the trip. Slight foxing. Pages not cut even. Some of the leaves of pages are loose but all are there. Chapter titles: 1. Entrance of the Mississippi, 2- new Orleans, society, Creoles and Quadroons, voyage up the Mississippi, 3- Company on board Steamboat, scenery of the Mississippi, etc. 4- Departure from Memphis 5- Cincinnati, forest farm, Mr. Bullock 6- Servants, society, evening parties 7- Market, Museum etc. 8-Absence of amusement, churches, revival, etc. 9-Schools, climate, water melons, 4th of July, etc. 10-removal to the country, etc. 11-Religion, 12-Peasantry, ... early marriages, etc. 13-Theatre, fine arts, shaking Quakers, etc 14-American Spring, Controversy between Owen and Campbell, .... execution 15- Camp meeting 16-Danger of rural excursions, 17-Depature from Cincinnati... arrival at Wheeling 18- Departure for the Mountains in the stag...19- Baltimore, Catholic Cathedral, St. Mary's College... etc. Scarce.; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; 
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The Wewak mission  Coastwatchers at war in New Guinea, Veale, Lionel
19 Veale, Lionel The Wewak mission Coastwatchers at war in New Guinea
Ashmore City, Australia L.P.V. Veale 1996 0646283162 / 9780646283166 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. "To Bob, Lionel Veale, 8/8/96". Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. This book tells the story of a Coastwatch Mission which took four Australian soldiers on an amazing expedition deep into Japanese held territory in the north of New Guinea. The Coastwatchers, also known as the Coast Watch Organisation, Combined Field Intelligence Service or Section C, Allied Intelligence Bureau, were Allied military intelligence operatives stationed on remote Pacific islands during World War II to observe enemy movements and rescue stranded Allied personnel. They played a significant role in the Pacific Ocean theatre and South West Pacific theatre, particularly as an early warning network during the Guadalcanal campaign. Rare. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 310 pages; Signed by Author 
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BLOODY WINTER Critical Months in the Battle of the Atlantic, Waters, Captain John M.
20 Waters, Captain John M. BLOODY WINTER Critical Months in the Battle of the Atlantic
Princeton NJ D. Van Nostrand Company 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust (not price clipped) in very good condition. Former owner's name neatly written in front. Map endpapers. A reviewer said "I am so glad that John Waters took the time to research and write this book. It is extraordinary, accurately capturing in vivid detail the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II. This is a perspective from both the Allied convoy escort ships and the German submarines that were bent on stopping the flow of material from North America to Britain and Russia.As a historical document it is filled with primary source material that has been woven into an accurate true story that makes you feel as if you are actually there experiencing the action as it is described. This is possible because not only did the author thoroughly research the subject using war records, ships logs, and personal interviews he also had first hand experience." ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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