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Die Marionetten von Salzburg: Mit 8 Bildern aus dem Repertoire des Salzburger Marionettentheaters.

By: Aicher, Hermann.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Salzburg, Austria., Mirabell.: 1950

Seller ID: 30738

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 14.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 16 pages in a saddle stapled binding. The text is in German, English (by Gerald Morice) and French (by Karin Schoor-Schauberger). From the title page: "nach Kunstfarblicht-Originalaufnahmen von Josef Kuntschak." Illustrated with 8 full colour photogrpahs one of which is on the front cover. Mild wear to the cover edges and the spine fold, otherwise clean witha sound binding. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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The World of Ben-Hur.

By: Aquilina, Mike.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Manchester, New Hampshire., Sophia Institute Press.: 2016

Seller ID: 31419

ISBN: 1622823176

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; vii - 167 pp. From the back cover: "As you strip away centuries of accumulated tradition and look at Jesus of Nazareth with fresh eyes, you will share with Ben-Hur the exciting, confusing, and life-changing experience of meeting Jesus for the first time." Published in conjunction with MGM. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 - Warmly, Merle Armitage, December 1973". Grace Denton Esser was a contemporary of both Frances Rich and Merle Armitage workin... 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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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A Fly on the Curtain.

By: Euringer, Fred.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oberon Press: 2000

Seller ID: 9403

ISBN: 0778011429

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 218 pp. Euringer documents the early days of the Stratford Festival and summer stock theatre in Ontario during the 1950's. The author worked with the likes of Tyrone Guthrie, Michael Langham, Christopher Plummer, Frederick Valk, Kenneth Wicks, Bob Huber, John Douglas, and Donald Sutherland. Minor soiling to the white wraps with a black remainder mark on the head edge. Cover art by Egon Schiele. Illustrated with 4 pages of black and white photographs. 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

ISBN: 0292775431

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


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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This Terrible Business Has Been Good to Me: An Autobiography.

By: Jewison, Norman.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Key Porter Books.: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24615

ISBN: 1552632113

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; 304 pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs. Eight page filmography and a comprehensive 12 page index. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket shows wear to the spine head and that being small 'crinkles' and also with a small nick / abrasion just above the middle on the spine.; Signed by Author 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

ISBN: 0415901669

Condition: Near Fine


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 apparent signs of ever having been used. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 projection to be used and visual presentation methods required. Illustrated with 16 plates, 2 of which are in full colour. General... View more info

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Rescue in the Night, The Story of Daniel in the Lions' Den.

By: Long, Tom S. and Allen Pote.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Carol Stream, Illinois., Hope Publishing.: 1994

Seller ID: 32780

Condition: Very Good


4to - 26 x 17 cm.; 70 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. A Musical for Young Voices. Words by Long, Music by Pote. Long is the director and playwright of the Friends of the Groom Christian Theater Company based in Cincinnati. Pote is a successful composer of Christian music and has collaborated with Long on a number of children's musicals. Minor edgewear; a clean, sturdy copy. 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

Condition: Fair


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 Dances and Ballets, yet they are especially suitable for Class Work, and have been adapted to music by such . . . composers as B... View more info

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Talitha Kumi - Dance! Bibliodrama Volume II.

By: Pohl, Fr. Rudy, SVD and Sr. Maria Illich, SSPS.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Manila, Philippines., Episcopal Commission on Biblical Apostolate, Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines.: 2005

Seller ID: 30576

ISBN: 9715101860

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 22 cm.; 156 pp. Spiral bound. Bridging Cultures and the Word of God. Originally published in German. Contents: Part I - Dance and Movement: Mental Leaps and Dance Songs. Part II - Dance-Meditation-Gestures: Expressions of the Soul. The CDs that accompany this volume are missing. The text itself is in very good condition. 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

ISBN: 0802839002

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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 music schools and teachers to the present time." Thirty-seven page alphabetical listing of Finnish composers and their known works... View more info

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Inner Journey, Outer Journey: Finding a Spiritual Centre in Everyday Life.

By: Roose-Evans, James.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Darton, Longman & Todd.: 1998

Seller ID: 3549

ISBN: 0232522774

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 198 pp. A second edition of this book, the first was published in 1987. In the first section, the author explores his own journey, sharing the fascinating details of his life as a leading theatre director and drawing parallels between Christian ritual and the role of ritual in the theatre. He goes on to explain the practical aspects of meditation and finally provides a monthly guide, taking the reader day-by-day through suggested meditations and reflections which encourage the practice of silent, wordless prayer. Roose-Evans is a theatre director and writer, founder ... View more info

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Themen Der Aufklarung.

By: Stackelberg, Jurgen Von.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Munich, Germany., Wilhelm Fink Verlag.: 1979

Seller ID: 9129

ISBN: 3770518217

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 150 pp. The text is in German. Usual library markings plus library stamp on all 3 text block edges and clear tape on spine. The book appears to have been rarely used if at all. View more info

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Walk-Ons & Bit-Parts.

By: Stadelman, Sara Lee.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Penumbra Press: 2000

Seller ID: 10062

ISBN: 1894131096

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 208 pp. A memoir of sorts by Sara Lee about her life in the dramatic arts of interpretive movement. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Sara Lee is a very engaging person and her dynamism and faith are readily apparent on the stage. View more info

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Walk-Ons & Bit-Parts.

By: Stadelman, Sara Lee.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Penumbra Press.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27299

ISBN: 1894131096

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 208 pp. A memoir of sorts by Sara Lee about her life in the dramatic arts of interpretive movement. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Sara Lee is a very engaging person and her dynamism and faith are readily apparent on the stage. Signed and dated with an inscription to the previous owner on the title page. The cover edges show mild wear and the covers thenselves show scuffing that is best seen in reflected light.; Signed by Author View more info

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Creating Change, the Arts as Catalyst for Spiritual Transformation.

By: Wehlander, Keri K. (editor)

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada., Copper House / Wood Lake.: 2008

Seller ID: 30830

ISBN: 1551455684

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 18 cm.; 156 pp. A collection of stories on how the arts have transformed relationships with God and communities by such writers as Diana Bass, Henri Nouwen, Thomas Merton, Richard Berryman, Barbara Brown Taylor, and many others. An as-new and unused book. View more info