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Abernethy, Francis J.   WHAT'S GOING ONĘ (IN MODERN TEXAS FOLKLORE)  
Austin: Encino Press, 1976. 1st ed. 309 pages. Hardcover. Candid look at Texas Folklore-bumper stickers, shopping, partying, music, justice and more. B/w photos. The 1976 original.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # A0927. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adami, Giuseppe, & Renato Simoni.   TURANDOT: LYRIC DRAMA IN THREE ACTS AND FIVE SCENES  
Melville, NY: Franco Colombo/Belwin Mills, 1. Reprint. 89 pages. Paperback. Music for this opera by Giacomo Puccini. English version by K.H.B. de Jaffa. English and Italian appear on opposing pages.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no name or marks. # E2424. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adams, Andy.   THE CORPORAL SEGUNDO  
Austin: Encino Press, 1968. Limited ed. 55 pages. Boards. A convoluted play with a ranching plot by Andy Adams. Printed paper over boards, on fine, deckle-edged paper. # 386 of 750. Design by William Wittliff. Pages uncut. Original clear acetate Dj.
Near Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Slight darkening to board edges. # A0532. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arvold, Alfred G.   THE LITTLE COUNTRY THEATER  
New York: Macmillan, 1922. 1st ed. 235 pages. Hardcover. Describes the need for community theater in small towns and rural areas, and how some have been established. References and bibliography. Blue cloth cover with gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Solid binding, no name or marks. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. # E0061. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnes, Ruth A.   I HEAR AMERICAN SINGING: AN ANTHOLOGY OF FOLK POETRY  
Chicago: John C. Winston, 1937. 1st ed. 346 pages. Hardcover. A fine collection of folk songs, ballads and poems from around the nation. Illustrated with woodcuts in orange ink.
X-Lib Good+/Good+. Former non-circulating library copy, minimal markings. # B4203. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, Henry.   THE VIOLA: COMPLETE GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS, SECOND EDITION  
Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama, 1978. 2nd ed. 218 pages. Hardcover. 0817348158 0-8173-4815-8. Revised and enlarged second edition.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, no owner name or marks. Dustjacket has several tiny tears and nicks, and a half-inch piece missing at top of spine. # B8303. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berg, Alban.   WOZZECK: OPERA IN 3 ACTS (15 SCENES)  
New York: Universal Edition/TPC, 2008. Reprint. 43 pages. Paperback. Based on the drama 'Woyzeck' by playwright Georg Buchner. English translation by Eric Blackall and Vida Harford.
Fine/Wraps. tight, no wear, no marks. # E2423. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blitzstein, Marc.   REGINA: AN OPERA IN THREE ACTS  
New York: Chappell & Co., Inc., 1953. 79 pages. Paperback. Based on the 'Little Foxes' by Lillian Hellman. Stapled in grey wrap with black title.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. Sticker ghost over original price. Spine and edges have minor tanning. # E2415. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brady, Donald V.   THE THEATRE IN EARLY EL PASO 1881-1905  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1966. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback.
X-Lib VG/Wraps. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3725. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bryant, Jr., Keith L.   CULTURE IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST: THE EARTH, THE SKY, THE PEOPLE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 379 pages. Hardcover. 0890969485 0-89096-948-5. Traces the development of 'high culture' in the southwest as it was modified by the region. B/w photos, bibliography, and index.
New/New. New copies. Now out of print in hardcover. # E2146. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chekhov, Anton.   TWO PLAYS OF ANTON CHEKHOV: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, THREE SISTERS (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1966. Reprint. 153 pages. Hardcover. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt titles and decorations. Translated by Constance Garnett, with introduction by John Gielgud. Illustraded by Lajos Szalay with eight color plates and pen drawings throughout. Red patterned paper covered slipcase and publisher's Sandglass leaflet included.
Fine/No Jacket. Book is tight, no wear, no marks of ownership. Slipcase without visible wear. # E1533. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chinoy, Helen Krich, & Linda Walsh Jenki.   WOMEN IN AMERICAN THEATRE  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1981. 1st ed. 370 pages. Hardcover. 051753729X 0-517-53729-X. Collection of essays and illustrations presenting all aspects of the history of women in American performing arts.
VG/Fine. Old stock never sold, but is foxed on top and foredge. # B7980. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clayton, Lawrence, & Joe W. Specht.   THE ROOTS OF TEXAS MUSIC  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2005. Reprint. 235 pages. Paperback. 1585444928 1-58544-492-8. Celebrates the diverse sources of the music of the Lone Star State by looking at the traditions of Texas Germans and Czechs, black Creoles, Chicanos, and blues and gospel artists.
Near Fine/Wraps. New book, has publisher stamp on halftitle page. # E2187. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Click, Carla.   TEXAS PRODUCTION MANUAL 2004, VOLUME XXV JANUARY 2004  
Austin: Texas Film Commission, 2004. 1st ed. 312 pages. Spiral Bound.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B3736. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Colautti, A., & Francesco Cilea.   ADRIANA LECOUVREUR: OPERA IN FOUR ACTS (FCOP2)  
Melville, ny: Belwin Mills, 1962. 61 pages. Paperback. Based on a play by Eugene Scribe and Ernest Legouve. Italian text on opposing pages from English translation by Glen Sauls. From the Fred Rullman Series of Grand Opera Libretti.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. Minor foxing near edges of front cover. # E2421. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Collins, Reba.   WILL ROGERS: COURTSHIP AND CORRESPONDENCE 1900-1915  
Oklahoma City: Neighbors and Quaid, 1992. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0963288202 0-9632882-0-2. With comments by James Blake Rogers and Will Rogers, Jr. Previously unpublished letters from all over the world in his travels give more insight into the man.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B5923. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Competent Authorities, .   SONGS THAT NEVER GROW OLD  
New York: Syndicate Publishing Co., 19.9. 256 pages. Hardcover. Sixteen pages of b/w photos of musical celebrities precede the title page. Songs are indexed after the title page. Greencloth-covered boards with gilt title on front and spine and decorations in darker green.
VG/No Jacket. Tight binding, no name or marks. Top edge is foxed. Spine is darkened at top and along edges. Corners square. Boards have some light scuffing. # E2129. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Coward, Noel.   LYRICS OF NOEL COWARD  
Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 1973. 1st ed. 418 pages. Hardcover. 0879510110 0-87951-011-0. Coward's lyrics arranged by decade from the 1920's to the 1960's.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj is rubbed/worn at corners and spine tips. # B7965. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cracknell, Ruth.   RUTH CRACKNELL: A BIASED MEMOIR  
New York: Penguin Books, 1999. Reprint. 309 pages. Paperback. 0140275886 0-14-027588-6. Biography of Australia's first lady of theatre, film, and television.
Near Fine/Wraps. Crisp, tight, unmarked. No wear, top edge tanned. # B8194. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dachs, David.   ANYTHING GOES: THE WORLD OF POPULAR MUSIC  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1964. 1st ed. 328 pages. Hardcover. Explores every aspect of the popular music business as it evolved following World War II. Section of b/w photos, index. Stated first printing.
VG/Good+. Firm and straight, no name or marks. Yellow dustjacket has slightly fadedspine and minor scuffing. # E2273. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
De Gamez, Tana.   ALICIA ALONSO: AT HOME AND ABROAD  
New York: Citadel, 1971. 1st ed. 191 pages. Hardcover. 0806502185 0-8065-0218-5. Pictorial biography of the great ballerina, with an appreciation by British dance historian Arnold L. Haskell. Boards are covered in magenta cloth with bright gilt title on spine. Pictorial dustjacket is mostly black.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked book has several pale spots on top edge. No wear on book. Dustjacket is scuffed, but not chipped at tips. # E2270. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
de Waard, R.   FROM MUSIC BOXES TO STREET ORGANS  
Vestal, NY: Vestal Press, 1967. 1st Am. ed. 263 pages. Hardcover. Translated from Dutch by Wade Jenkins. History and operation of music boxes and the often ornate mobile organs & calliopes. B/w photos. Example of folding page of an organ book is tipped-in at the back of the book.
VG/VG. Clean, very tight, owner name and bookstore stamp on FFEP. Dustjacket a little worn at spine tips. # B8178. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Deschner, Donald.   THE FILMS OF CARY GRANT  
Seacacus: Citadel, 1975. Reprint. 276 pages. Paperback. 0806505001 0-8065-0500-1. Catalog of 72 movies with descriptions, co-stars, b/w photos. Biography.
Good+/Wraps. Binding firm. No name or marks. White cover a little dingy. # B7552. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Doll, Susan.   MARILYN: HER LIFE AND LEGEND  
New York: Beekman House, 1990. 1st ed. 256 pages. Hardcover. 0517030691 0-517-03069-1. Shiny white boards with blind-stamped MARILYN on front and spine. Contains 450 photographs, many in color. Oversize.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. No wear. # B6947. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donizetti, Gaetano, & Camerano.   DON PASQUALE: A COMIC OPERA IN THREE ACTS (FCOP17)  
Melville, NY: Franco Colombo/Belwin Mills, 1. Reprint. 51 pages. Paperback. From the Fred Rullman Series of Grand Opera Libretti. Italian text on pages opposing English translation by Phyllis Mead.
VG/Wraps. Tight, light scuffing on cover. No name or marks. # E2425. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Drinkwater, John.   OLIVER CROMWELL: A PLAY  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1921. 1st ed. 96 pages. Boards. Play based on the life of the controversial British Lord Protector of the Commonwealth. In gray paper-covered boards with black cloth spine with paper label. First edition, with 1921 on both title & copyright pages.
VG/No Jacket. Lightly browned, with some foxing to page edges. Unmarked. # B7957. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edwards, Anne.   STREISAND: A BIOGRAPHY  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1997. 1st ed. 600 pages. Hardcover. 0316211389 0-316-21138-9. Tells the story behind the story for the first time. Several sections of b/w photos.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5124. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Findlater, editor, Richard.   AT THE ROYAL COURT: 25 YEARS OF THE ENGLISH STAGE COMPANY  
New York: Grove Press, 1981. 1st ed. 257 pages. Hardcover. 0394519868 0-394-51986-8. Page count includes 56 unpaginated leaves of appendix and index. 200 b/w photos. History of legendary playhouse and the authors and player. Black cloth-covered boards with silver title on spine. Dustjacket is silver with grey elevation of the theater and red, black, and white titles.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B9575. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Foote, Horton.   BEGINNINGS: A MEMOIR  
New York: Scribner, 201. 1st ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. 0743211154 0-7432-1115-4. Foote recalls his life in small town Wharton, Texas and becoming a noted playwright and screenplay writer who saw his work adapted in to film and the theater. B/w photos.
Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, apparently unread copy. Dustjacket price-clipped, else Fine. # B8006. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fornatale, Pete.   BACK TO THE GARDEN: THE STORY OF WOODSTOCK  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009. 1st ed. 303 pages. Hardcover. 1416591192 1416591192. Discussion with some of the era's biggest stars.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9371. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Franklin, Clay.   YOU'RE THE SHOW: TWELVE MONOLOGUES FOR MEN AND WOMEN  
New York: Samuel French, 1938. Reprint. 127 pages. Hardcover. Contains twelve dramatic sketches for theatre, radio, and schools of the drama.
VG/Fair. Solid copy. Dj chipped & worn. # B0759. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Giorgio, Gail.   ELVIS UNDERCOVER: IS HE ALIVE AND COMING BACKĘ  
Austin, Texas: Bright Books, 1999. 1st ed. 230 pages. Hardcover. 1880092492 1-880092-49-2. Lots of investigative work leading to the supposition of Elvis' death in 1977 being faked. B/w illustrations.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Stated first printing. # E2357. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gottfried, Martin.   BROADWAY MUSICALS  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980. Reprint. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0810906643 0-8109-0664-3. A history of musical theater as it grew out of musical comedy in the 1920's and 30's with 395 illustrations, 112 in full color. This book ships at eight pounds and the shipping cost is already included in our price.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, and square. Book would be Fine, but has owner name/address stamp om reverse of FEP. Dj has a quarter inch tear at spine foot. Second printing. # B7959. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Habersaat, JT.   ALTERCATION ARCHIVES: A DECADE OF CONVERSATION WITH THE ROCK UNDERGROUND  
CreateSpace, 2014. Reprint. 199 pages. Paperback. 1500328588 1500328588. Interviews by JT for Altercation Magazine with 24 figures from the rock underground.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners a little curled. # E2060. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hancock, Sheila.   THE TWO OF US: MY LIFE WITH JOHN THAW  
London: Bloomsbury, 2004. 1st ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. 0747570205 0-7475-7020-5. Double biography of British husband and wife actors.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9901. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herndon, Booton.   THE SWEETEST MUSIC THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN: THE GUY LOMBARDO STORY  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964. 1st ed. 234 pages. Hardcover. Biography of band leader, his family, and their Orchestra. Section of b/w photos. Stated first printing.
Near Fine/Good+. Tight book has no wear, no marks. Price-clipped dustjacket has tiny edge-tears, corner chips, and surface rubbing. # E2272. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herron, Ida Honaker.   THE SMALL TOWN IN AMERICAN DRAMA  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1969. 1st ed. 564 pages. Hardcover. A history of the development of drama of the village and small town. Over 300 plays referenced. B/w photos and illustrations.
Near Fine/Near Fine. SIGNED & INSCRIBED to a favorite graduate student. A very nice copy. # A5737. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Honri, Peter.   WORKING THE HALLS: THE HONRIS IN 100 YEARS OF BRITISH MUSIC HALLS  
Hampshire: Saxon House, 1973. 1st ed. 215 pages. Hardcover. 0347000134 0-347-00013-4. Includes record in sealed envelope which tells you in sound what music hall was all about. Illustrated throughout with photos and drawings, some in color.
Fine/Fine. Never sold from our very old stock. Dj spine some faded. # B3572. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
House, Boyce.   HOW I TOOK HOLLYWOOD BY STORM  
Dallas: Banks Upshaw and Company, 1942. Limited ed. 26 pages. Hardcover. This first edition is limited to three hundred signed and numbered copies, this being number 13. Illustrated by Vic LeMay. House's funny account of his adventures in Hollywood as a consultant on the movie Boom Town. Blue moire silk over boards with bright gilt title on front. SIGNED by Boyce House.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no wear or owner marks. # B8205. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Howe, Alfred H.   SCIENTIFIC PIANO TUNING AND SERVICING  
Tuckahoe, NY: self published, 1963. Revised ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. This is the revised third edition of a book originally published in 1941. Designed to improve the piano tuner's ability and is explained in simple language and to the point. B/w illustrations throughout.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, previous owner name on FFEP. Flaps and back panel of Dj have been pasted in. # B7908. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoye, Jacob.   MTV UNCENSORED  
New York: Pocket Books, 2001. 1st ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0743426827 0-7434-2682-7. Hundreds of color photos and conversations from several years of the Video Music Awards.
Fine/No Jacket. Missing the half-jacket. # B0750. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Humperdinck, Engelbert, & Adelheid Wette.   HANSEL AND GRETEL: AN OPERA IN TWO ACTS  
New York: Boosey and Hawkes, Inc., 1967. 36 pages. Paperback. Translated and adapted by Norman Kelley. Stapled white wrap with black title.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E2414. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kavanaugh, Katharine.   THE MAN WHO CAME BACK: A PLAYLET (DENISON'S HALF-HOUR DRAMAS)  
Chicago: Denison, 1915. Reprint. 11 pages. Paperback. A twenty minute drama for three characters.
VG/Wraps. Has a little writing and tick marks on several pages. # B3778. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
King, Larry L.   THE WHOREHOUSE PAPERS  
New York: Viking Press, 1982. Reprint. 283 pages. Hardcover. 0670159190 0-670-15919-0. How to turn an idea into a Broadway play in about a thousand hard lessons, all done by one of Texas' master writers. Second printing June 1982.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B7941. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
King Rama II, & Fern Ingersoll (trans).   SANG THONG: A DANCE - DRAMA FROM THAILAND WRITTEN BY KING RAMA II AND THE POETS OF HIS COURT  
Vermont & Tokyo: Tuttle, 1973. 1st ed. 199 pages. Hardcover. 0804810028 0-8048-1002-8. A beloved treasure of Thailand's classical theater, translated, with introduction by Fern S. Ingersoll.
Fine/Fine. # A4477. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Krehbiel, Henry Edward.   AFRO-AMERICAN FOLKSONGS: A STUDY IN RACIAL AND NATIONAL MUSIC  
New York: Frederick Ungar, 1971. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0804455716 0-8044-5571-6. Reprint of the 1914 classic. Examines origin and structure of slave songs, spirituals, funerary, creole songs and more. Indexed.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate, tight copy. # A3021. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero.   PAGLIACCI: OPERA IN TWO ACTS (ED. 2546)  
New York: G. Schirmer, 1963. 24 pages. Paperback. Original text and English translation by Joseph Machlis on opposing pages. From G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos.
VG/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E2418. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Liberace, .   PLAYBILL FOR THE LIBERACE SHOW '74: JONES HALL HOUSTON SPONSORED BY FOLEY'S  
Houston: Jones Hall, 1974. 18 pages. Paperback. Playbill for the event at Jones Hall in Houston, featuring Liberace and his touring company. Pamphlet is filled with vintage ads for places and things to buy in Houston.
Fine/Wraps. # B9599. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lightfoot, Gordon.   GORDON LIGHTFOOT DELUXE ANTHOLOGY: VOICE/PIANO/GUITAR  
Secaucus, NJ: Warner Bros. Publications Inc.. 192 pages. Paperback. 0897247604 0-89724-760-4. Words and music for 47 songs. Purple stiff covers with gilt titles and decoration.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks, several finger marks on front. # E2311. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lynn, Glenda.   I WILL (GLENDA LYNN, ENHANCED CD W/VIDEOS)  
Hundl Records, 2000. Aud-CD. Enhanced CD with two full length videos and a screen saver included. On one of the songs, "I Always Dream Of Texas", Dan Seals joins Glenda for a duet.
Fine/Fine. # A7119. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Martin, William B.   TEXAS PLAYS  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1990. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0870743007 0-87074-300-7. Eleven works by nine distinguished Texas playrights.
New/New. New old stock from our archives, still in shrinkwrap. # 01163. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mcfarlane, Brian.   SCREEN ADAPTATIONS: CHARLES DICKENS' GREAT EXPECTATIONS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEXT AND FILM  
London: Methuen Drama, 2008. 1st ed. 186 pages. Paperback. 0713367903 0-7133-6790-3.
New/Wraps. New book. # 30028. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mielziner, Jo.   DESIGNING FOR THE THEATRE: A MEMOIR AND A PORTFOLIO  
New York: Bramhall House, 1965. Reprint. 243 pages. Hardcover. 96 pages of drawings, 16 in color. Mielziner tells of his life designing sets for more than 250 stage productions. Linen covered boards with bright gilt title on dark blue spine. Pictorial dustjacket is color drawing for the set of Death of a Salesman. This is Bramhall House reprint.
VG/Good+. Tight, no name or marks. Dustjacket is chipped at tips and spine ends. Half-inch tear at top front. # E2271. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Arthur.   COLLECTED PLAYS (FRANKLIN LIBRARY, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)  
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited ed. 437 pages. Leather. Grey leather covered boards with gilt decoration and title. Three raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker. Signed in black ink by the author on tissue protected blank page following the endpaper. Special message to the subscriber from the author. Illustrated by Barron Storey. Includes editors booklet. .
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unread. No wear. # E1503. $140.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moliere, .   TARTUFFE AND THE WOULD-BE GENTLEMAN (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1963. Reprint. 197 pages. Hardcover. Denim blue and rose cloth-covered boards, gilt titles in black block on spine. Illustrated with colored drawings by Serge Ivanoff. Two comedies in one book, translated by H. Baker and J. Miller. Shiny black paper-covered slipcase and publisher's Sandglass leaflet included.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Book has no wear, no name or writing. Near fine slipcase has tiny rubbed places on opening corners. # E1598. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nail, Robert E.   THE FANDANGLE: A PEOPLE'S THEATER (ALBANY, TEXAS)  
Albany, Texas: Fort Griffin Fandangle, 1970. 22 pages. Paperback. History of the show published in 1970 when the outdoor production was already 30 years old. Begun in 1938, the town still stages the Fandangle every June on the acres broad setting, with the help of most citizens. The story is written by the play's author, and the booklet closes with a tribute to him after his death in 1968. B/w photos of cast members and scenes, including mounted cowboys roaring over the ridge with flags flying. Words and Music for the show theme song - Let's Settle in This Country. Booklet designed and printed by Carl Hertzog and bears his colphon.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Hint of crease on front cover. # B8496. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nettleford, Rex.   ROOTS AND RHYTHMS: JAMAICA'S NATIONAL DANCE THEATRE  
New York: Hill & Wang, 1970. 1st Am. ed. Hardcover. 0809083027 0-8090-8302-7. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs by Maria LaYacona.
Fine/Fine. Stickerghost on front free endpaper. # B2427. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nunn, Curtis.   MARGUERITE CLARK: AMERICA'S DARLING OF BROADWAY AND THE SILENT SCREEN  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1981. 1st ed. 189 pages. Paperback. 0912646691 0-912646-69-1. Biography of early stage and screen actress. Endnotes, bibliography, and filmography. Sepia-tone photos throughout.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, slight fading to covers, else VG+. # E0773. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Offenbach, Jacques, & Jules Barbier.   LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN: THE TALES OF HOFFMANN OPERA IN THREE ACTS (FCOP 12)  
Melville, NY: Belwin Mills Publishing Corp.,. 61 pages. Paperback. French text on pages opposing English translation by John Gutman.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E2420. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Owens, William A.   TEXAS FOLK SONGS (SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED)  
Dallas: SMU Press, 1976. 2nd ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 0870741578 0-87074-157-8. 135 songs from every Texas tradition, African-American and Anglo-American. With source notes, index of titles, and index of first lines.
X-Lib VG/Good+. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. Dustjacket is sun-lightened on spine. # B9350. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Photoplay, .   STARS OF THE PHOTOPLAY  
Chicago: Photoplay Magazine, 1924. 1st ed. Hardcover. Art portraits of famous film favorites with short biographical sketches. List in front of the more than 250 portraits, but the book is unpaginated. Blue paper-covered boards with black cloth spine. First edition.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, no owner name, age of some stars penciled on their page. Spine is silverfish nibbled. Corners bumped. # E2136. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pierce, Carl Webster.   WHO AM IĘ: A ONE-ACT COMEDY  
Chicago: T.S. Denison & Company, 1923. 10 pages. Paperback. Script for on-act play requiring four cast members. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Tanned from age, no marks, small dog-eared corner of title page broken off. # B9030. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Powell, Jerry.   NAKED TO THE WAIST, TOO  
Pasadena, Texas: Jerry Powell, 1991. 1st ed. 52 pages. Spiral Bound. A play in two acts written and performed at San Jacinto College in 1991. List of cast members.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, plastic comb binder unbroken. # B5352. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Promotional Staff, .   TOO YOUNG TO DIE  
Lincolnwood, IL: BDD/Mallard Press, 1991. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0792454499 0-7924-5449-9. Biographical essays and photos of 74 men and women in sports, civil rights, movies, music, art, and politics who died before reaching the zenith of their careers.
Good/Good+. White dustjacket has tanning and wear, especially at spine tip and upper corners. Binding firm, no marks. # B9009. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Redgrave, Michael.   IN MY MIND'S I: AN ACTOR'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY  
New York: viking, 1983. 1st ed. 256 pages. Hardcover. 0670142336 0-670-14233-6. Biography of legendary stage and film actor.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Small scuffed area on front and lower spine corners of dustjacket. # B9249. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rossini, Gioacchino, & Jacobo Ferretti.   CINDERELLA (LA CENERENTOLA) FCL2440  
Melville, NY: Belwin Mills, 1966. 32 pages. Paperback. Translation by Ruth and Thomas Martin.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. Pale foxing along top edge of cover. # E2422. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sanders, Mary A.   OUR SONGS: FOR SINGERS FROM SEVEN TO ELEVEN  
New York: Ann Roos, 1942. 48 pages. Paperback. Stapled booklet in green cover with white title and illustration of girl singing.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear or name, but some page numbers have been circled. # B8196. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schiller, Johann Friedrich.   WILLIAM TELL (IN SLIPCASE)  
New York: Heritage Press, 1952. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. Tan linen-covered boards with brown title and crossbow decoration. Brown paper-covered slipcase. Translated by Theodore Martin, with introduction by Thomas Carlyle, and illustrations by Rafaello Busoni. Includes publisher's Sandglass leaflet.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1517. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schroeder, Richard.   LONE STAR PICTURE SHOWS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. 1585440973 1-58544-097-3. Good history of motion picture theaters in Texas. B/w photos show the varied, often grand & ornate architecture and the occasional kitschy signage. Appendices, notes, bibliography & indiex.
New/New. New copies. # 21409. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schroeder, Richard.   LONE STAR PICTURE SHOWS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2001. 1st ed. 202 pages. Hardcover. 1585440973 1-58544-097-3. Good history of motion picture theaters in Texas. B/w photos show the varied, often grand & ornate architecture and the occasional kitschy signage. Appendices, notes, bibliography & indiex.
Near Fine/Fine. Book has small 'design/production copy' stamped top edge, else Fine. # E2125. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schwartz, Rosalie.   FLYING DOWN TO RIO: HOLLYWOOD, TOURISTS, AND YANKEE CLIPPERS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 386 pages. Hardcover. 1585443824 1-58544-382-4. Shows the close connection among commerce, aviation, film, and empire as the rise of commercial flight and movies coincided to change American culture.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on top edge, and publisher stamp on title page. # E0702. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shadwick, Keith.   BLUES: KEEPING THE FAITH  
Royston, UK: Eagle Editions, 2001. Reprint. 352 pages. Hardcover. 1861603525 1-86160-352-5. An encyclopedic reference of 300 Blues greats. B/w photos, duotones, biographical sketches. A heavy 6 pounder.
New/New. # A6613. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley.   RIVALS: RIVERSIDE LITERATURE SERIES  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1910. Reprint. 130 pages. Paperback. With introduction and notes by Joseph Q, Adams.
VG/Wraps. Firm stapled binding. PON, o/w unmarked. # B3267. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Julia Null (editor).   TEXAS PRODUCTION MANUAL 1996, VOLUME XVII JANUARY 1996 A SOURCE BOOK FOR THE MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION AND VIDEO INDUSTRIES  
Austin: Texas Film Commission, 1996. 1st ed. 312 pages. Spiral Bound. 25th Anniversary edition, gives info on people, facilities, etc. for the film industry. B/w photos of behind-the-scenes history of film in Texas.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. # B5414. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stallings, Penny, & Howard Mandelbaum.   FLESH AND FANTASY: THE TRUTH BEHIND THE FANTASY-THE FANTASY BEHIND THE TRUTH  
New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Reprint. 286 pages. Hardcover. 0060551755 0-06-055175-5. The ultimate Hollywood gossip and trivia book. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Colorful dustjacket has internally mended one inch tear at rear flap fold. # E1441. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Strauss, Johann.   DIE FLEDERMAUS: OPERETTA IN THREE ACTS (ED. 2558)  
New York: G. Schirmer, 1964. 38 pages. Paperback. English adaptation by Ruth and Thomas Martin. From G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E2417. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stuart, Ray.   IMMORTALS OF THE SCREEN: OVER SIX HUNDRED MEMORABLE PHOTOGRAPHS  
New York: Bonanza Books, 1965. Reprint. 224 pages. Hardcover. Short biography, film credits, and b/w photos of 101 stars of the silver screen.
Good/Good+. No wear on book, but a coffee splash on the foredge. Dustjacket is rubbed at the corners and spine tips. # B8876. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Therrien, Joe.   WHEN JOE COMES BACK: A PLAY IN THREE ACTS  
New York: Greenwich Book Publisher, 1960. 1st ed. 80 pages. Hardcover. A stage play for four men and six women. Contains a loose note signed by the author requesting info on drama groups, little theatres, playhouses, or drama academies.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj lightly rubbed bottom of spine. # B0193. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thomakos, John.   DRUM SET STYLES ENCYCLOPEDIA W/CD  
Pacific, MO: Mel Bay, 2006. 1st ed. 96 pages. Spiral Bound. 0786666013 0-7866-6601-3. An Introduction to Essential Styles/Time-Feels for the Modern Drummer. Includes unopened CD. Musical notation on every page related to the CD.
New/Wraps. New, never sold. # B2696. $15.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tobler, John.   BEACH BOYS  
London: Phoebus Publishing, 1978. 96 pages. Hardcover. 0890091749 0-89009-174-9. The story of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and their influence on 60's rock. Discography, index.
Fine/Near Fine. No marks, clean, tight & straight. # A7580. $10.25     Inquire Now  
Verdi, Giuseppe.   UN BALLO IN MASCHERA: OPERA IN THREE ACTS (ED. 2638)  
New York: G. Schirmer, 1957. 40 pages. Paperback. Original text and English version by Peter Paul Fuchs on opposing pages. From G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos. .
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E2419. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wagner, Richard.   DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG: OPERA IN THREE ACTS (ED.2539)  
New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., 1963. 88 pages. Paperback. Opposing pages show German text and English translation by John Gutman. From G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. # E2416. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Edgar.   UNDERGROUND: FOUR PLAYS  
New York: William Morrow, 1970. 1st ed. 245 pages. Hardcover. The noted Black Arts playwright White presents four plays: The Burghers of Calais; Fun in Lethe (or the Feast of Misrule); The Mummer's Play; The Wonderfull Yeare. White is known for his experimental and cultural takes on the Black experience in the West Indies, Britain and America.
VG/VG. Dustjacket has slight surface rubbing. Light foxing to edges, otherwise a tight, unmarked copy. # B9455. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitney, Craig R.   ALL THE STOPS: THE GLORIOUS PIPE ORGAN AND ITS AMERICAN MASTERS  
New York: Public Affairs, 2003. Reprint. 323 pages. Hardcover. 1586481738 1-58648-173-8. The history of American pipe organs and the people who build and play them.
Fine/Near Fine. Dj is price-clipped. # B7942. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Winner, Joseph E.   BEAUTIFUL MELODIES: BEING A CHOICE COLLECTIONS OF POPULAR MUSIC SONGS FOR THE FIRESIDE, SOCIAL GATHERINGS, CONCETS, ETC., ECT.  
Chicago: J.H. Moore Company, 1895. 509 pages. Hardcover. Renown songs of all countries from the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Rubenstein, Medelssohn, Haydn, Struass, Sullivan, Sousa, Malloy, Skelly & others. In light blue decorative cloth covers. 463 pages of musical scores and additional lyrics, followed by a 46 page scetion giving biographies of the composers and some drawings of scenes and musicians.
Good+/No Jacket. Light edgewear, more so at corners. Six pounds. # B5443. $47.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wortley, Richard.   EROTIC MOVIES  
New York: Crescent, 1975. Reprint. 140 pages. Hardcover. 051716826X 0-517-16826-X. Over 200 b/w & color photos illustrate this survey of sex in the movies beginning in the earliest cinema efforts.
Fine/Fine. # A3816. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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