Rare Performing Arts
American Musicals: The Complete Books & Lyrics of 16 Broadway Classics, 1927-1969, with Postcards
American Musicals
The Complete Books & Lyrics of 16 Broadway Classics, 1927-1969, with Postcards
Hardcover      ISBN: 159853257x
The Broadway musical is one of America’s great indigenous popular forms, a glorious hybrid that emerged ?out of our speech, our tempo, our moral attitudes, our way of moving
The Art of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
The Art of Fantastic Beasts
The Crimes of Grindelwald
Hardcover      ISBN: 0062853155
The Art of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, curated by concept artist Dermot Power, and filled with unique insights from Stuart Craig and the artists themselves about the filmmaking journey, takes you on a thrilling journey through a design process every bit as wonderful as that encountered by Newt, Tina, Queenie, and Jacob in the Wizarding World. Beautifully designed, and bursting with hundreds of dazzling production paintings and concept sketches, intricate card models of the sets, storyboards, and matte paintings, and sumptuously printed with “magical effects” and enhanced with unique removables, this finely crafted book—officially licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products—presents a visual feast for readers, and a truly immersive experience for fans of Fantastic Beasts.
August Wilson Century Cycle
August Wilson Century Cycle
Hardcover      ISBN: 155936307x
Series introduction by John Lahr with individual volumes introduced by Laurence Fishburne, Tony Kushner, Romulus Linney, Marion McClinton, Toni Morrison, Suzan-Lori Parks, Phylicia Rashad, Ishmael Reed, and Frank Rich. “No one except perhaps Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater.
The Bad Children
The Bad Children
      SKU: 281AKJ1021850

A small pamphlet in bright orange wrappers. A brief, revisionist Hansel and Gretel tale with book and lyrics by horror author Jackson.

The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire, Transcribed From Private Manuscripts, Rare Broadsides, And Scarce Publications; with Notes and a Glossary
The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire, Transcribed From Private Manuscripts, Rare Broadsides, And Scarce Publications; with Notes and a Glossary
Leather      SKU: 1199545392

16mo, 319 pgs. Full bound leather with raised bands and gilt title on spine. Handsome marbled endpapers, block edges are gilt. Binding is solid, pages are clean throughout. Some foxing does appear on first couple blank leaves. Leather shows rubbing on corners, spine and along the hinges. Rear board has 2 spots where leather is scraped and peeled up a bit. Otherwise a very nice copy.

Black Images
Black Images
Hardcover      SKU: 1199548936

"8vo, 351 pages. Signed and dated by author on first free endpaper. Clean throughout, solid binding. Only light shelfwear. DJ is clean with some shelfwear, rubbing to edges and small tears, light dust soil. A very nice copy of this signed 1st.

Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression
Blue Note
Uncompromising Expression
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452141444
"Purveyor of extraordinary jazz music and an arbiter of cool, Blue Note is the definitive jazz label--signing the best artists, pioneering the best recording techniques, and lead cover design trends with punchy, iconic artwork and typography that shaped the way we see the music itself. The roster of greats who cut indelible sides for the label include Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Bud Powell, Ornette Coleman, Jimmy Smith, Norah Jones, and many more. Published for Blue Note's seventy-fifth anniversary, this landmark volume is the first official illustrated story of the label, from 1939 roots through its celebrated releases in the fifties and sixties to its renaissance today. Featuring classic album artwork, unseen contact sheets, rare ephemera from the Blue Note Archives, commentary from some of the biggest names in jazz today, and feature reviews of seventy-five key albums, this is the definitive book on the legendary label"--Provided by publisher.

Chants Et Chansons Populaires De La France (3 Volumes)
Chants Et Chansons Populaires De La France (3 Volumes)
Leather      SKU: 1199263788

A three-volume set. Set is full bound in tan calf with stunning, intricate gilt tooling on spine, gilt dentelles and fillets on boards, green and red morocco title labels on spine with five raised bands, and gilt edge of text block. Pastedowns are ornately illustrated in gold, black and green. All the volumes are full of beautiful detailed engravings throughout text. Pages are extraordinarily clean and bright with a light scattering of foxing in volume 1, and mostly only to endpapers in 2 and 3. Very faint scuffing to leather on all the books, very close to pristine. This is a truly exquisite set.

Chants Et Chansons Populaires De La France (volumes 1 and 3)
Chants Et Chansons Populaires De La France (volumes 1 and 3)
Leather      SKU: 1199398594

Two volumes only, numbers 1 and 3. Volumes are quarter-bound in brown calf with marbled paper. Black morocco title labels with gilt titling and fillets. Text block has deckled edges. Books are solid though there is foxing throughout interior pages.

Cohen Film Collection, The Rohauer Library
Cohen Film Collection, The Rohauer Library
Hardcover      ISBN: 0615698654

Large silver folio, 12' 1/4'' x 12' 1/4'' inches; as-new condition, loaded with amazing black & white photgraphs from the Cohen Collection archives.