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Valley Forge / A Play in Three Acts [Signed Copy]

By: Anderson, Maxwell

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Anderson House: 1934

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Double Signed and Inscribed by Anderson

Seller ID: k18022609

Condition: Very Good

1st ed., 12mo blue cloth. 169 pp. A historical drama of he dark days at Valley Forge when the fortunes of the rebellious colonists were at their lowest ebb. A splendid picture of Washington and his defiant troops. Good+; a very good, clean tight copy but covers lightly faded at extremities; d/w is fair with darkened, rubbed spine, a large 4” closed tear on back, and several smaller open tears front and back. Doubly signed and inscribed by Anderson with a flat signature on the title page and inscription to Hollywood screenwriter Frank Partos on the half-title page. Partos shared an Academy... View more info

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Plays for Puppets

By: H.D.C.P. (H. Douglas Clark Pepler)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: St. Dominic's Press: 1929

Seller ID: 111601

Condition: Good

1st edition. 16mo, 1/4 leather illustrated boards. (56 pages) four wood engravings of animal puppets on strings. Limited to 450 copies. (Author's inked limitation statement is on title page.) The plays are entitled: The Horse, The Ox and Ass, St Martin, The Cat Burglar, Tunning Water, The Crockodile. The Interior is generally fine throughout, with some age-toning on end papers. A few small, light spots on front cover. Lightly rubbed along edges, cloth on front edge of spine somewhat frayed.This copy contains an inked gift inscription on the front end paper from bookseller Jake Zeitlin to Hel... View more info

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All My Sons / A Play in Three Acts

By: Miller, Arthur

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021804

8vo, beige cloth. The true first edition of Miller's first published play, but without dust-jacket. The book is clean and tight internally with no chipping, rubbing, or noticeable shelf-wear and with no markings inside or out. There are several very light 'rust' spots on the front cover and gutter and some light sunning on back panel. If only it had the jacket. View more info

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By: Watkins, Maurine

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1927

Edition: First ed.

Seller ID: k180613c

1st ed., 12mo, decorated boards. The first printing of the theatrical play that was the basis for several popular Broadway productions and films about sex, murder, and “Roxie Hart” -- including the 2002 Oscar winning production with Richard Gere and Renee Zellweger. The first volume in Knopf’s ‘Theatre of Today’ series edited by George Jean Nathan. A Very good copy with light rubbing to edges and corners, several small nicks at top and bottom of spine, some light spotting to end paper hinges. In the very scarce dust jacket; very good with mild darkening to spine, tiny chip at... View more info

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The Traitor / A Drama

By: Wouk, Herman

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: NY, Samuel French, Inc.: 1949

Seller ID: k170626j

1st ed. in the very scarce d/w. 12mo, blue cloth. 108 pp. Book itself is clean and tight, but with some light spotting and fading on covers and spine. Jacket is not price-clipped; small (1/4-1/2") open tears at top and bottom of spine; some toning overall and light foxing on back. See photos. View more info