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Modern Ventriloquism

By: Robert Ganthony Signed

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Will Golston Ltd.: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: cv35

Condition: Very Good


This is a 1928 Goldston edition of Ganthony's classic treatise on ventriloquism. Not so much a "how to" book with lip technique, etc., this book is a 'concept' book Ganthony offers to professionals. It's full of "up to date" and "modern" material in the form of sketches and routines. One hundred years later some of the premises in it are still quite good and easily adaptable for contemporary culture. As was Goldston's custom in books he published, various ads for items available from his magical supply depot are sprinkled throughout the book. Charming Edwardian ill... View more info

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The Silver Cord

By: Howard, Sidney

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1927

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 160jgf

Condition: Fine


The printed wrappers of this Theatre Guild Library edition are bound into a contemporary custom-made hard cover binding for thespian Otis Skinner, whose bookplate is mounted on the front paste down. The Sidney Howard inscription is written to Mrs. Otis Skinner. An additional inscription in an unknown hand, as well. Staged on Broadway, and was made into a feature film. A domineering matriarch is less than happy when her son brings home his new bride. She immediately sets to work at sabotaging their marriage as well as the engagement of her younger and weaker son. View more info