Summer 2019 Catalogue


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161. [Film & Theatre] [Beckett, Samuel. (1906-1989)] [Lahr, Bert. (1895-1967)].
"Waiting for Godot" - Original 1956 Program

Original playbill from the Broadway debut of Beckett's absurdist play at the John Golden Theatre, beginning on April 19, 1956. Starring Bert Lahr (also the original Cowardly Lion), the play had opened in Florida in January 1956 and bombed, before its more successful Broadway production that spring. Overall age wear and one vertical crease, but otherwise in very good condition. 20 pp. 6.5 x 9 inches (16.5 x 23 cm).

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162. [Film & Theatre] Burnett, Carol. (b. 1933).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph from the American actress, comedian, and singer, who is shown ca. 1970 posing with her typically goofy smile, and has signed and inscribed at the left. A collector's note on the verso reads: "Procured for me by Kathleen Hamilton Bourdeau, Carol Burnett's stepdaughter / Jim Swanson, 11-70." Fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.4 x 25.4 cm).

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163. [Film & Theatre] Grossmith, George. (1847–1912).
"Thou of my thou" - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed

Autograph musical quotation signed from the English comedian, writer, composer, actor, and singer, creator of nine Gilbert & Sullivan roles, including Sir Joseph Porter in H.M.S. Pinafore. He has penned a quotation of eight measures from his parody song "Thou of my thou", boldly signed and dated March [18]93. Very fine. 5.5 x 3 inches (14.1 x 7.6 cm). Read More...

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164. [History & Culture] [Log Cabin Life].
Man Defecating In the Woods - Outrageous Carte de Visite Photograph

Highly unusual carte de visite photograph of a man outside beside a log cabin, squatting to relieve himself with his pants around his ankles. Image very faded, card toned; overall good. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.3 x 10.6 cm). 

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Recreation & Leisure
History & Historiography

165. [History & Culture] [Mustache].
Vintage Paper Mustache

An amusing vintage false mustache made of card, distributed by Greystone California Wines and allowing the wearer to "make every meal a banquet / make every occasion an event." Partly split at the center; otherwise fine. 6 inches (15 cm) wide.

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