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Image for Mount Desert Island / Acadia National Park 1940

Mount Desert Island / Acadia National Park 1940

By: (Bar Harbor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce: 1940

Seller ID: 151056

Condition: VG+ in stapled wraps. Staples slightly rusty, stamp of "State of Maine Information Bureau, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y." on front cover


56 page booklet with lots of contemporary photographs including many of the businesses in the area. Includes "A Brief History of Mount Desert Island," "Things You Should Do in Acadia" (a list of 16 suggestions, "Suggested Motor Trips from Bar Harbor," "Birds, Fish and Animals of Acadia", an "Aeroplane View of Bar Harbor," "Town of Mount Desert," "Suggested Motor Trips from Northeast Harbor," and much more View more info

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The Bar Harbor Playhouse (opening performance, Aug, 1947)

By: (Bar Harbor) /Bar Harbor Playhouse

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor Playhouse: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139437

Condition: VG+ in stapled wraps


Opening show for the Playhouse in August, 1947. "Springtime For Henry" starring Edward Everett Horton View more info

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Forty Years on the Stage: Others (Principally) and Myself

By: Barnes, J. H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138214

Condition: VG with some light cover spots. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page: "Cordially Yours, J. H. Barnes Feby. 1922. Book published in 1914"


Primarily a stage actor, Barnes (1850 - 1925) appeared in plays in Europe and the United States, including touring the wild west. He was friends with Edwin Booth. Made two silent films: "Hamlet" (1913) and "Westward Ho" (1919). Illustrated with numerous photographs View more info

The Frontiers of Drama

By: Ellis-Fermor, Una

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 129078

Condition: Fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket with small, faint stain to front panel


With an introduction by Allardyce Nicoll and a bibliography by Harold Brooks. "This arresting and original work is a study of the relations between content and form in drama" View more info

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Will in the World: Now Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

By: Greenblatt, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Norton: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140302

ISBN: 0393050572

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust. 2nd printing


Illustrated View more info

Image for Wm. A. Brady's Production of the World-wide Favorite "Way Down East"

Wm. A. Brady's Production of the World-wide Favorite "Way Down East"

By: Grismer, Joseph R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, J. S. Ogilivie: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 148696

Condition: 11-1/2 X 9-1/4, 16 pages, sewn as issued. VG+


"Photographs of all the Principal Scenes" and "Portraits of all the Leading Characters," (22 in all including one full double page) "And a Novellette of the Great Play which has been seen by millions - and which never grows old." Originally by Lottie Blair Parker and "Elaborated" by Joseph R. Grismer, this was the basis for D. W. Griffith's 1921 film of the same title starring Lillian Gish. Uncommon View more info

Image for Bernard Shaw: The Last Laugh: An Epilogue 1950-1991

Bernard Shaw: The Last Laugh: An Epilogue 1950-1991

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149014

ISBN: 067941987X

Condition: Some faint cover stains, VG in Dust Jacket


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Image for Bernard Shaw: The Lure of Fantasy 1918-1951

Bernard Shaw: The Lure of Fantasy 1918-1951

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149016

ISBN: 0394575547

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


Illustrated View more info

Image for Bernard Shaw: The Search for Love

Bernard Shaw: The Search for Love

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149018

ISBN: 0394525779

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


Illustrated View more info

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Shakespeare, the King's Playwright

By: Kernan, Alvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129056

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


"Theater in the Stuart Court, 1603-1613." Illustrated View more info

Image for The Panic Broadcast: The Whole Story of Orson Welles' Legendary Radio Show "Invasion from Mars"

The Panic Broadcast: The Whole Story of Orson Welles' Legendary Radio Show "Invasion from Mars"

By: Koch, Howard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Avon: 1971

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 145132

ISBN: 0380005018

Condition: Mass market paperback, VG in wraps


Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke. Illustrated View more info

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Acting Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William Gielgud, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Applause: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 151698

ISBN: 1557833745

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in wraps


Illustrated View more info

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My Life in Art

By: Stanislavski, Constantin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Theater Arts Books: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 143417

Condition: VG+ in Good- Dust Jacket with name written on free endpaper


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Image for Ben Hur: Souvenir Album - Scenes from the Play

Ben Hur: Souvenir Album - Scenes from the Play

By: Wallace, Lew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Klaw & Erlanger: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136256

Condition: 12 X 10 inches, ribbon bound; VG, ribbon is broken but present


Illustrated with 17 photographs from the famous stage version of General Wallace's classic, later the basis for two spectacular motion pictures View more info

Cambridge Guide to American Theatre

By: Wilmeth, Don B. & Miller, Tice L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Cambridge: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 125568

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


Heavily illustrated View more info