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  • RABBI ON FORTY-SEVENTH STREET: The Story of Her Father. by Birstein, Ann.
    Birstein, Ann.
    RABBI ON FORTY-SEVENTH STREET: The Story of Her Father.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of Bernard Birstein (1892-1959) by his youngest daughter - an account of his emigrant travels, his struggles and his growing family, and finally his years as a rabbi whose synagogue, close to Broadway in New York City, attracted many actors and performers from the nearby theaters xv, 202 pp. ISBN: 0-385274297.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (light remainder speckle to bottom edge, short tear to dj)

    Book ID: 83318
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  • Cohn, Nik.
    THE HEART OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Described by the author as the 'partial record of a walk I made up Broadway, starting at the Battery and aiming for the Bronx...it is the world within itself.'. ISBN: 0-7011-37673.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 26926
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  • A THOUSAND CLOWNS: A New Comedy. by Gardner, Herb.
    Gardner, Herb.
    A THOUSAND CLOWNS: A New Comedy.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first play (preceded by a novel, a television play and a syndicated comic strip, the Nebbishes. Illustrated with photos from the first Broadway production starring Jason Robards and Sandy Dennis. Winner of the Tony award for best play 1963, as well as garnering the best actress award for Sandy Dennis. Basis for the 1965 Academy award winning film for best actor, nominated for best film and best writing. 126 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (corners slightly bumped and a bit of fading to the edges of the boards) Original price of 3.95 on dj flap. An attractive copy.

    Book ID: 84234
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  • Lasky, Jesse Jr.
    SINGING IN THUNDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ives Washburn Publishers, 1934. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of poetry by the son of early movie mogul, Jesse Lasky (among other things, co-founder of Paramount Pictures), who was himself a very sucessful screenwriter. Presentation copy INSCRIBED "To Julius and 'Hattie' Evans - in memory of the merry mornings at 'Mother Lubin's' - Best of luck." 59 pp.

    Condition: Very good in green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (some staining to the spine and the edges of the boards), lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 39734
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  • WEST SIDE STORY: A Musical (Based on a Conception of Jerome Robbins) by Laurents, Arthur; Leonard Bernstein; Stephen Sondheim; Jerome Robbins
    Laurents, Arthur; Leonard Bernstein; Stephen Sondheim; Jerome Robbins
    WEST SIDE STORY: A Musical (Based on a Conception of Jerome Robbins)

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Random House, (1958) dj. Hardcover - Uncommon early printing of this musical play, written by Arthur Laurents, with music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins. Includes the complete cast of the original New York production in 1957. Illustrated with photographs. Bound in gray cloth with black panel with gilt lettering on the spine, a scene from the play pasted on the front cover with gilt lettering. Dust jacket has the original $2.95 price and 3/58 code on front flap. 143 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some toning to the pages, very minor wear to dj)

    Book ID: 84280
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