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"Mister Abbott"

By: Abbott, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1963)

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 23022

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [nice clean book, spine very slightly turned, miniscule bump to top front corner; jacket shows just a bit of edgewear, tiny puncture-tear in rear panel, a few tiny nicks and tears (rendered unobtrusive by new jacket protector)]. The "uninhibited autobiography of the celebrated Broadway showman," published when he was a mere child of 76, marking the 50th anniversary of his first appearance on Broadway. According to the jacket blurb he was then abou... View more info

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Damn Yankees: A New Musical

By: Abbott, George, and Douglass Wallop (book); Richard Adler & Jerry Ross (music and lyrics)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1956)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23942

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket; photographic front-cover label) [nice clean book, slight bumping/rounding to top right corner of front cover, no other significant wear]. (B&W photographs) "Faust" re-worked as a baseball musical (derived from Wallop's novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant"), which has become a Hardy perennial thanks to the sheer fun inherent in re-staging the Bob Fosse dance numbers (not to mention hating the Yankees). Ray Walston and Gwen Verdon... View more info