New York: [May 5, 1939]. Dame Judith Anderson as Mother Mary. Read More about Portrait photograph of Judith Anderson as Mary in "Family Portrait"
Hyattsville, Maryland: 24 February and 22 July, 1976. Cain writing of his current work "a child's book, a rewrite, for young consumption of one I ran across, that I never sent to the agent, about a child, a young girl, who was given a baby tiger to raise...tigers are a...... Read More about Two typed letters, signed "Jim", to columnist Cindy Adams
Hutchinson & Co. Number 72 of 100 copies of the Edition De Luxe, signed with her signed card laid in. Mrs Patrick Campbell (February 9, 1865 – April 9, 1940) was one of the most successful British stage actresses of her generation. Her first marriage, from which she took the..... Read More about My Life and Some Letters
New York: March 14, 1955. Series taken during Diahann Carroll's stunning Broadway debut as "Ottilie alias Violet", in the Harold Arlen/Truman Capote musical HOUSE OF FLOWERS, which ran from Dec. 20, 1954 through May 21, 1955. Carroll was 20 years old at the time. Read More about Portrait Photograph of Diahann Carroll in "House of Flowers"
New York: c. 1930. A short response in scrawled hand from the actor who immortalized “Casey at the Bat.” reading in part: “I guess whatever success I’ve achieved was born of a sense of responsibility to do all I could in anything I undertook.” American actor, singer, comedian, and theatrical..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "DeWolf Hopper" to "Master Halpern" (Seymour Halpern)...
Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1903. First edition. Read More about The Mediaeval Stage
London: John C. Nimmo, 1889. Parkes, R.B. First edition thus, of a work originally published in 1740. A well illustrated edition of the dramatist's ingenuously frank autobiography and description of the Restoration and early 18th theatre. Cibber (1671-1757) was an actor, and the author of the comedies The Careless Husband..... Read More about An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Written by Himself. A new edition with notes and...
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, . First edition. Inscribed by the Members of the Original Cast. First edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play — based on Roark Bradford's stories Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun — a retelling of Biblical stories from the point of view of a Depression-era..... Read More about The Green Pastures
New York: January 10, 1933. Read More about Portrait photograph of Katherine Cornell in "Lucrèce"
New York: Random House, 1939. First edition, first printing. Number 265 of 550 copies signed by Katharine Cornell. Read More about I Wanted to be an Actress. As told to Ruth Woodbury Sedgwick
London & Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, 1913. Read More about Towards a New Theatre. Forty Designs for Stage Scenes with Critical Notes by the Inventor
Florence: 6 January 1916. Artist and stage designer Gordon Craig writes Quinn in some confusion, inquiring if he has received earlier communications from Craig regarding the funding of a proposed trip to America, noting that he is sending “several copies” of this letter, and signed “with many good wishes, Yours..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed, to John Quinn, concerning a proposed visit to America
Florence: 6 January 1916. Artist and stage designer Gordon Craig writes Quinn in some confusion, inquiring if he has received earlier communications from Craig regarding the funding of a proposed trip to America, noting that he is sending “several copies” of this letter, and signed “with greetings, Yours sincerely, Gordon..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed, to John Quinn, concerning a proposed visit to America
New York: Brisban and Brannan, 1806. First American Edition. Read More about Memoirs of Richard Cumberland. Written by Himself. Containing An Account of His Life and...
London: Macmillan, 1924. Read More about Nell Gwynne 1650-1687
New York: April 12, 1951. Read More about Portrait of actor Ossie Davis in costume as Gabriel, Green Pastures
New York: September 25, 1962. Read More about Portrait photograph of Ruby Dee
New York: November 15, 1961. Read More about Portrait photograph of Ruby Dee
N.p. [New York]: Thursday 12 December 1907. Prototype of the ‘matinee idol’ of the American theater in the early twentieth century. “If it possesses a tithe of the interest and charm of your other works, I know I shall peruse it with delight.” John Drew (1853-1927), born in Philadelphia to..... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed, to author and journalist Alfred Henry Lewis, acknowledging receipt of a...
Paris: Chez Barrois, 1788-1789. First edition in French. Extremely Rare with Hand-colored Plates. An extremely rare, if not unique copy of Engel’s classic treatise on acting, with the plates colored by hand. This is the very scarce first French edition of Engel’s famous Ideen Zu Einer Mimik, first printed in..... Read More about Idées sur le geste et l'action théatrale; … suivies d’une lettre, du même auteur, sur la...
Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1896. Second edition. Birthday Presentation to H.C. Lodge from Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt. Read More about Journal d’un Comédien
Boston: James R. Osgood and Co, 1882. No. 49 of 100 large paper copies. The American Actor Series, edited by Laurence Hutton. Read More about Charles Albert Fechter
London: Tinsley Brothers, nd )ca. 1871). Read More about The Kembles. An Account of the Kemble Family
London: A. Reader, Orange Street, Holborn, 1888. Read More about The Life of Mrs. Catherine Clive with an account of Her adventures on and off the Stage a round...
New York: A Harvest Book/Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962. First edition [paperback original; there was no hardcover edition]. Read More about Three Plays by Horton Foote: Old Man ∙ Tomorrow Adapted from Stories by William Faulkner and...
New York: 1 March 1921. Mary Garden Remembers James Huneker. Soprano Mary Garden (1874-1967), writes to literary patron John Quinn, after the death of James Huneker, “Oh! if only you had told me of the need Mrs Huneker was in right after the death of my dear Mr. Huneker …..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“Mary Garden”), to John Quinn, lamenting the death of James Huneker