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The World of Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman

Thu, Jul 13, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 197

Group of Theater Related Books from the Library of Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman

Estimate: $500 - $700
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$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Including:  The Ides of March, Thornton Wilder, Harper and Brothers, 1948 (first edition); inscribed to Paul Newman; Kean, Giles Playfair, Reinhardt and Evans, 1950, inscribed to Paul Newman and 'Joanne Newman' bookplate; Act One: An Autobiography, Moss Hart, Random House, 1959, with 'Joanne Newman' bookplate; Clifford Odets: Playwright-Poet 2nd Edition, Harold Cantor, The Scarecrow Press, 2000, inscribed to Joanne Woodward; The Water Engine and Mr. Happiness, David Mamet, Grove Press Inc., 1978, inscribed to Paul Newman; Acts of Love, Elia Kazan, Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, inscribed to Joanne and Paul dated 1978; Toward A Larger Theatre, Mordecai Gorelik, University Press of America, 1988, inscribed to Joanne Woodward; Broadway Portraits, Samuel Marx, Donald Flamm Inc., 1929, inscribed to Paul and Joanne dated 1983; An Oral Biography of Jackson Pollock, Jeffery Potter, Pushcard Pres, 1987, with annotations throughout; Laughing Matters: A Celebration of American Humor, Gene Shalit, editor, Doubleday and Co., 1987, inscribed to Joanne and Paul; Hamlet's Dresser, Bob Smith, Scribner, 2002, with inscription and letter addressed to Joanne; Clifford Odets: American Playwright The Years from 1906-1940, Margaret Brenman-Gibson, Atheneum, 1981, inscribed to Joanne; Long Day's Journey into Night, Eugene O'Neill, Yale University Press, 1956, inscribed to Joanne and with a 'J+P Newman' bookplate. 


All with wear consistent with age and use. 

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