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Dance Memoranda.

By: Armitage, Merle. (Edwin Cole, editor).

Price: $112.50

Publisher: Freeport, New York., Books for Libraries Press.: 1969

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21521


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; [6] - 58 - [224] pp. Teal blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on a red spine panel. First published in 1946, this is one of the "Essay Index Reprint Series" from the Books for Libraries Press. Foreword by Catharine Bamman. Signed by the author on the front free end paper as follows: "This book, via Grace Denton Esser is for Frances Rich - one of the few people it was made for, and one of the few who can understand its meaning - War... View more info

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Here They Are . . . . Amos 'n' Andy.

By: Correll, Charles J. and Freeman F. Gosden.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York., Ray Long & Richard R. Smith: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22396


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; vi - 174 pp. Red cloth with light blue lettering on spine and front board. No additional printings are noted. Foreword by Irvin S. Cobb. There are six black and white line drawings present including the frontis by Margery Stocking. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The corners are bumped and there is general but mild soiling to the externals with the spine being darkened. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Christian Rite and Christian Drama in the Middle Ages: Essays in the Origin and Early History of Modern Drama.

By: Hardison Jr., O. B.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., Johns Hopkins Press.: 1965

Seller ID: 28634


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiii - 328 pp. Magenta cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Seven essays in all as follows: I - "Darwin, Mutations, and the Origin of Medieval Drama", II - "The Mass as Sacred Drama", III - "The Lenten Agon: From Septuagesima to Good Friday", IV - "Christus Victor: From Holy Saturday to Low Sunday", V - "The Early History of the Quem Quaeritis", VI - "From Quem Quaeritis to Resurrection Play... View more info

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Script into Performance: A Structuralist View of Play Production.

By: Hornby, Richard.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, texas., University of Texas Press.: 1977

Seller ID: 21595


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 215 pp. Brown cloth over boards with black lettering on spine. As a part of the discussion in this book Hornby considers three examples, Shelley's "The Cenci", Ibsen's "A Doll House", and Pinter's "The Homecoming". Previous owner's name written on the front free end paper and the externals show a trace of shelf wear. The dust jacket is faded on the spine and has mild edge wear. View more info

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Staging the Renaissance: Reinterpretations of Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama.

By: Kastan, David Scott and Peter Stallybrass (editors).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Routledge.: 1991

Seller ID: 21598


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; x - 293 pp. Twenty four essays in total with ten " . . . essays establishing the historical conditions of playacting, from boy actors and antitheatrical sentiment to the production and ownership of theatrical script, and the effects of censorship. (Fourteen) essays than offer critical reassessments of individual non-Shakespearean plays . . .". Previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover, otherwise very clean and sound with no appar... View more info

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The Gist of Sight-Singing: The Pocket Music Student.

By: Lewis, Leo Rich.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Boston, Massachussets., Oliver Ditson Co.: 1931

Seller ID: 6071


12mo - 17.5 x 12 cm.; 96 pp. Gray/blue wraps with blue lettering and decorations on front. An introduction to sight singing and in some ways a simplified version of the standardized "Melodia" by Cole. Minor soiling and wear to the wraps with some text paper browning. View more info

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Four Aspects of the Film.

By: Limbacher, James L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5958


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [6] - 386 pp. Black cloth over boards with off-white cloth and black lettering on the spine. No publisher of place is given, copyrighted by the author. Limbacher appears to have written a labour of love here. An in-depth look at 4 key physical aspects of film making: color, width, depth and sound with a concluding look at the avant-garde. Extremely well researched and documented with some rather unique appendices. Listings of films by the type of proje... View more info

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Newman Album of Classical Dances.

By: Newman, Albert W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., Theodore Presser Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 5621


Folio - 31 x 23.5 cm.; ix - 96 pp. Purple cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decoration on front. Newman, ballet master, producer, originator, composer, author, teacher, writes in his introduction: "This beautiful Bouquet of Terpsichorean Novelties has been composed and arranged in this convenient form with the music, for Playgrounds and Parochial Schools, for May Day Festivals, Carnivals and Dance Recitals . . . . dances appear in the form of Solos, Group Dan... View more info

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The St. Matthew Passion: A Text for Voices.

By: Reeves, John.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan., William B. Eerdmans: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26320


12mo - 19 x 15.5 cm.; x - 108 pp. Pictorial paper covered boards with no external lettering. The dustjacket is one of the translucent but slightly opaque mylar jackets with lettering on both the front and back panels. "An inspiring and illuminating series of meditations on Bach's St. Matthew's Passion and the experience of those who perform the music." An English version of the libretto as prepared by Edwrad Elgar and Ivor Atkins is included, pages 79 to 108. View more info

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The Music of Finland.

By: Richards, Denby.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: London, UK., Hugh Evelyn.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27443


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; viii - 120 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated end papers and also illustrated with 18 pages of black and white photographs one of which is the frontis piece. From the dust jacket: "This is the first book in the English language dealing exclusively with the history and significance of Finland's musical culture, and it traces the development from the church music of the 14th century through the first m... View more info