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1.

New Girl in Town. A New Musical.

New York: Random House, 1958. Hardcover. Very good yellow cloth covered boards with red title to spine. Slight foxing to boards, barely noticeable. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Yellow and white illustrated dust jacket with orange title to front and spine panel. Minor faidn to spine panel. 146 pages. DRA/021612. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
[Book #23568]
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2.

Esther

State College, PA: The Carnation Press, 1969. Hardcover. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the author. About fine in a very good+, price-clipped dustjacket. Dustjacket slightly faded at spine, with two faint spots to front panel and slight darkening to lower edge of rear flap. Drama. DRA1/02121. Near Fine.
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3.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-Mind Disciplines.

New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. (1999). Hardcover. 4to. Blue leatherette covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Sping bumping to spine ends and corners. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Interior is bright and crisp. Double column text, b/w photos, diagrams. Blue and maroon illustrated dust ajcket with white title to front panel and yellow title to spine panel. Wonderful reference guide to alternative medicine. Index, 448 pages. Medicine/Health. MED/4053. Near Fine / Near Fine.
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4.

The Aging Game: Success, Sanity and Sex After 60 (SIGNED, PRESENTATION COPY).

New York: McGraw-Hill, (1979). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Very good + in Very good white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor browning to edges and spine panel of dust jacket. Minor rubbing to rear panel of dust jacket. Author's inscription to front free end page reads "For Anita and Ernest with Respect and Affection, Barbara Gallatin Anderson." Else is clean and bright. Ms. Anderson is an internationally known specialist on the life cycle. 240 pages. Health. HEA110081. Very Good+ / Very Good.
[Book #9369]
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5.

Comedia Famosa de las Burlas Veras

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1917. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor fading to gilt on spine and minor bumping to spine ends. Presentation copy from editor to publisher. Inscription to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations. Tight binding. 206 pages. Drama. DRA1/6270. Very Good.
[Book #8080]
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6.

Call it Frisco

San Francisco: The Bohemian Club, 1972. Hardcover. Near fine in green cloth backed decorated green and cream paper covered boards with "Centennial Low Jinks" in gilt on spine. Interior is clean and bright. 171 pages. Drama. DRAMA01/121799. Near Fine.
[Book #11992]
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7.

The Complete Works of W. H. Auden. Plays and Other Dramatic Writings by W. H. Auden. 1928-1938.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1988. Hardcover. Fine red cloth thick 8vo., black & gilt title to spine. Semi-flexible, clean boards. Interior is bright and clean, though some light spotting/soiling to fore and bottom edges. Work by Auden, with Christopher Isherwood as well. Index, 280 pp. Drama. DRA/10243. Fine.
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8.

Automobile Quarterly, Volume XIX, Number 3, Third Quarter 1981

Princeton, NJ: Automobile Quarterly in association with the Princeton Institute for Historic Research, 1981. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. Near fine in orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Interior is clean and bright with full color photographic illustrations throughout. 333 pages. AUTO/070212. Near Fine.
[Book #25287]
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9.

Intracranial Tumors

Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1933. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good in blue cloth boards with faded gilt title to spine. Minor wear to edges and spine ends. Includes illustrations and charts. Light browning to margins. Signed twice by neurologist Lester A. Mount. Embossed library stamp from Mount to half title page. Clean interior. 475 pages. Very Good.
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10.
A Series of Plays: in Which it is Attempted to Delineate the Stronger Passions of the Mind: Each Passion Being the Subject of a Tragedy and a Comedy. 2 Volumes

A Series of Plays: in Which it is Attempted to Delineate the Stronger Passions of the Mind: Each Passion Being the Subject of a Tragedy and a Comedy. 2 Volumes

London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. Hardcover. Fourth Edition. Joanna Baillie (1762-1851) a Scottish born poet and dramatist., and was well known in her time. During her life she wrote many plays. A Series of Plays was one of her early works, and was published with considerable success. The plays attempt to illustrate the strongest passions, such as hate, love, jealousy, and fear. Her poetry was romantic and lyrical. Bound in contemporary quarter leather, with spine labels. Leather is cracked and worn. There are stains to the corners of the boards which indicate that they had once been covered with leather. Marbled paper boards. Foxed endpapers and aging to paper but interior is otherwise in very good condition with a tight text block. Volume I: 410 pages; Volume II: 478 pages. DRA/081612. Very Good.
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11.
Genealogical Account of the Barclays of Urie. For Upwards of Seven Hundred Years: with Memoirs of Colonel David Barclay, and His Son Robert Barclay, Author of the Apology for the People called Quakers. also letters that passed between him and the Duke of York.

Genealogical Account of the Barclays of Urie. For Upwards of Seven Hundred Years: with Memoirs of Colonel David Barclay, and His Son Robert Barclay, Author of the Apology for the People called Quakers. also letters that passed between him and the Duke of York.

London: [John Herbert], 1812. Hardcover. Very good in blue paper spine and pink marbled paper covered boards with title label to front cover. The corners are lightly bumped, edges and spine ends a bit worn, and the front hinge is slightly cracked. Rubbing to title label. Bookplate of Ronald Taylor and Jennie Waters Abercrombie of Baltimore, MD. Antiquated previous owner signature in pen to top of title page. A few spots of foxing to the interior; otherwise, the interior is clean. 98 pages. History. HIST01/120799. Very Good.
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12.

Physiologie Du Gout Ou Meditations De Gastronomie Transcendante; Ouvrage theorique, Historique et a Pordre Du Jour, Dedie Aux Gastronomes Parisiens, Par Un Professeur

Paris: Lavigne, Libraire - Editeur, 1844. Hardcover. 12mo. Sold as is. Brown leather backed paper covered boards. Front board, end pages, and frontis are present but detached. Spine panel is not present, though most pages remain securely bound. Chipping/wear to edges of boards and corners. Some foxing to interior and pen marking to title page. Includes frontis. Marbled endpages and full marble edges ... edges are a bit faded. A good candidate for rebinding. 185 pp. MED/042505. Good.
[Book #16010]
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13.

The New York Times Directory of the Theater

New York: An Arno Press Books published in cooperation with Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co, (1972). Hardcover. Thick 4to. Very good in very good- olive green dust jacket with white title to frontand spine panels. Rubbing and creasing to dust jacket which is in a protective plastic sleeve. This is a heavy book and may require extra shipping. 1009 Pages. Drama. DRA/061312. Very Good in Very Good- DJ.
[Book #25345]
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14.

A Modern Phenix

Boston: The Cornhill Company, 1917. Hardcover. VG in brown cloth spine and pictorial black and tan paper covered boards. Drama. DRA01/12099. Very Good.
[Book #11564]
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15.

Happy New Year (script)

New York: 1979. Paperback. The original script for an unhappily short lived Broadway musical, which had just 17 performances before it closed, despite the music and lyrics of Cole Porter. Photocopied script bound into a red soft-cover binder. On title page it states that this is the revised edition of May 1979. DRA/090908.
[Book #21099]
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16.

Baryshnikov in Color

New York: Harry N. Abrams, (1980). Paperback. Folio. Photographically illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front wrapper and to black spine. Minor bumping and creasing to corners. Interior is clean and bright with lovely full color full page photographic illustrations. 64 pages. Ballet and Drama. DRA/122909. Near Fine in Wraps.
[Book #22981]
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17.

Rule a Wife and Have a Wife: A Comedy In Five Acts

London: John CUmberland, c.1825. Paperback. Very good in modern wraps. Small piece of cellophane tape along front inner hinge. Drama. DRA1/12130. Very Good in Wraps.
[Book #11661]
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18.

The Quizzology of the British Drama

London The Punch Office, 1846. Hardcover. Original tan cloth with gilt lettering and emblem. Cloth chipped away at lower 1/3 of spine. Some light spotting to lower edge of upper board and to lower board. Foxing to title page and endpapers. Drama. DRA1/6140.
[Book #11724]
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19.
Medicina Magica

Medicina Magica

Birmingham, AL: Gryphon Editions, 1986. Hardcover. Fine in genuine black leather boards with gilt title to spine. Gilt decoration to boards and spine. Pristine interior. Full edges gilt, ribbon book mark. Facsimile plates. 107 pages. MED/052212. Fine.
[Book #25853]
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20.
Symposium on Development of the Basicranium

Symposium on Development of the Basicranium

Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1976. Hardcover. First Edition. Inscribed by the editor on the front free endpage: "To Lewis Lipsitt / Jim Bosma." Lipsitt was an influential developmental psychologist. His ownership stamp with the address of the Brown Psychology department is on the bottom of the front free endpage. Very good in original navy blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Clean interior with many photographic illustrations and diagrams. Small quarto. 700 pages including index. MED/080912. Very Good.
[Book #26143]
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21.
The Basis of Memory. Psyche Miniatures.

The Basis of Memory. Psyche Miniatures.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd, 1928. Hardcover. General Series No. 141. Inscribed by the author "Prof T.M. Lowry from W.R.B." on the front free endpage. Thomas Martin Lowry (1874 - 1936) was an English physical chemist who developed the Bronsted-Lowry acid theory and was a founding member and president of the Faraday Society. He published a few hundred papers and several books. Red cloth spine with beige paper covered boards. Beige paper title label with red title to spine. Darkening and a few small chips to spine label. Browning and rubbing to covers and spine. Foxing to endpages and a few spots of foxing to interior pages. Previous owner's signature in pencil to front endpage. 132 pages plus 1 pages of ads. PSYCH/080912. Very Good.
[Book #26139]
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22.

The Wookey: A Play (First Edition)

New York, Alferd A. Knopf, 1941. Hardcover. G+ in G+ dust jacket. First Edition. Drama. DRA108151. Good +.
[Book #8027]
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23.

The English Mummers and Their Plays. Traces of Ancient Mystery

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1970. Hardcover. Scarce. Very good in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean, bright interior with several photographic illustrations. In an olive green dust jacket with black title to spine panel. The spine and edges of the jacket have faded to brown. There is a small tear along one edge of the jacket. The interior is pristine. 201 pages. DRAMA/011612. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
[Book #25588]
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24.

Consumer-Run Mental Health. Framework for Recovery

[New York]: Springer, [2012]. Hardcover. First Edition. Fine in glossy blue paper covered boards with white title to spine and frotn cover. Light rubbing to covers, else fine. Pristine interior. Issued without dust jacket. 217 pages. PSYCH/080912. Fine.
[Book #26140]
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25.

Leap Year; or, The Ladies' Privilege

New York: Samuel French, n.d., 19th c. Paperback. Vg in wraps/12 mo. Drama. DRA309251. Very Good.
[Book #8591]
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