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"Best Plays and the Year Book of the Drama" for Years 1919-1935 and 1946-1954

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Title and Author/Editor: The Best Plays and the Year Book of the Drama in America (Edited by Burns Mantle, 1919 – 1935 and 1946 – 1947), (Edited by John Chapman, 1947 – 1952) and (Edited by Louis Kronenberger , 1952 – 1954)
Genre: Anthologies, Plays, Novelty
Publisher: Small, Maynard & Company, Dood, Mead & Company
Publication Year: 1919 – 1935 , 1946 – 1954
Period: Early to Mid 20th Century
Place of Publication: Boston, New York
Number of Books: 24
Additional Notes: Eight volumes retain their original dust jackets; paper title labels to the spine and front cover.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- wear to covers and dust jackets with bumped corners, rubbed edges, fraying and soiling; the eight dust jackets are chipped, torn and soiled; cracked hinges; writing and bookplates to front endpapers; several feature interior markings to the text blocks; tanning to edges.


1.5" W x 7.75" H x 5.5" D

- measures one volume.

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