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The David Lloyd Collection of Modern Literature, Part II / AMERICAN THEATER HECHT & MACARTHUR, KANIN, LERNER AND SONDHEIM. 4 titles 1. HECHT, BEN and CHARLES MACARTHUR. The Front Page. New York Covici Friede, 1928.

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AMERICAN THEATER: HECHT & MACARTHUR, KANIN, LERNER AND SONDHEIM.
4 titles:
1. HECHT, BEN and CHARLES MACARTHUR. The Front Page. New York: Covici Friede, 1928.
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AMERICAN THEATER: HECHT & MACARTHUR, KANIN, LERNER AND SONDHEIM.

4 titles:
1. HECHT, BEN and CHARLES MACARTHUR. The Front Page.
New York: Covici Friede, 1928.
8vo (195 x 140 mm). Original gray cloth, spine lettered in black, dust jacket. Minor toning and shelfwear.
2. KANIN, GARSON. Born Yesterday. New York: Viking Press, 1946.
8vo (185 x 115 mm). Original red cloth lettered in blue, dust jacket. Jacket price clipped. Light toning. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Kanin on the f.f.e.: "This is for Edie, who is much too sexy to be the boss's wife! / With the love of Gar / ... April 1947."
3. LERNER, ALAN JAY. My Fair Lady: A Musical Play Based on "Pygmalion" by Bernard Shaw. London: Max Reinhardt, Constable, 1956.
Tall 8vo (210 x 125 mm). Original lemon cloth lettered and decorated in red, dust jacket. Light stain to f.f.e., upper and lower edges bumped; jacket with light toning, spotting to lower panel, shelfwear.
4. LAURENTS, ARTHUR, JULE STYNE, and STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Gypsy. New York: Random House, 1960.
8vo (200 x 138 mm). Original half blue over white boards, pictorial label featuring photo of Ethel Merman, printed label to spine, dust jacket. Abrasions to upper and lower panels. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Sondheim in 1996, and Laurents in 1995.

FIRST EDITIONS, TWO SIGNED AND INSCRIBED.

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