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Princess Ballet Book Number 2

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Fleetway Publications: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011431


Well illustrated, small slim tall quarto, pp 160, very slight age-toning internally, pictorial boards faded and very slightly worn. SCARCE. {With the bookplate of Alan and Alison Titchmarsh on the rear endpaper} View more info

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The Old Residence Theatre in Munich

By: Brunner, Herbert

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Munich, Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlosser: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011444


Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp 45, age-toned, paperback, covers very slightly worn and marked. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Sons Without Fathers - the untitled play, known as Platonov

By: Chekhov, Anton (adapted Helena Kaut-Howson)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oberon Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008125


Small slim 8vo, pp 110. paperback, a very good copy. [Postage will be reduced]. {Village school teacher Platonov is a man who is loved by women. Despite his best intentions he is drawn into a series of extra-marital affairs that all hold the promise of escape from the provincial Russian reality where he and his circle of friends are trapped. Consumed by bitterness and disappointment, they attempt to fill the void in their lives with sex and vodka, blaming their fathers ... View more info

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Pavlova - Impressions

By: Fonteyn, Margot

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1985

Seller ID: 011588


Well illustrated, tall quarto, pp 159, slightly used internally, paperback, covers a little worn, corners very slightly frayed. View more info

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Every Child's Book of Dance and Ballet [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Franks, A.H. (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Burke Publishing Company Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 011569


First reprint (same year as first edition). Large slim 8vo, pp 128, endpapers marked from sellotape, a large inscription on front endpaper, otherwise clean internally, red cloth in very good condition, in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is very slightly worn, with a small tear at the top of its lower cover. {From the library of Alan Titchmarsh, with his bookplate on the back of the frontispiece.] View more info

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The Girls' Book of Ballet [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Franks, A.H. (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Burke Publishing Company Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: 011570


Third revised edition. Large slim 8vo, pp 144, fore-edge a bit foxed, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth in very good condition, in a dustwrapper which is slightly worn and torn. {From the library of Alan Titchmarsh, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] View more info

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The Blacks - a clown show

By: Genet, Jean

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1960

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 010067


First UK edition. Translated by Bernard Frechtmann, small slim 8vo, pp 96, a very good clean copy, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped, but which is a little age-toned (particularly on the lower cover), very slightly chipped and frayed, and slightly marked on its inner surface. Overall though a rather good copy. View more info

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The Schoole of Abuse, and a Short Apologie for the Schoole of Abuse (1579)

By: GOSSON, Stephen

Price: £13.50

Publisher: 35, Wheelys Road, Birmingham, Privately Published ?: 1868

Seller ID: 006383


Edited by Edward Arber (English Reprints series). Small slim 12mo, pp 80, uncut edges, grey paper-covered boards, rubbed and frayed, joints cracking on the spine, but all still tight and sound. [Stephen Gosson (April 1554 - 13 February 1624) was an English satirist. He was baptized at St George's church, Canterbury, on 17 April 1554. He entered Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1572, and on leaving the university in 1576 he went to London. In 1598 Francis Meres in his Pall... View more info

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The Autobiography of James Gregson - actor, playwright, broadcaster, journalist.

By: Gregson, James (edited by Barry D. Smith)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Brighouse, E R Smith Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009409


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xii, 252, clothbound, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Caruso [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Jackson, Stanley

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011618


Illustrated, pp x, 302, very clean internally, brown cloth in good condition, in a slightly worn dustwrapper with a small tear to the lower corner of the upper cover. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] View more info

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English Ballet

By: Leeper, Janet

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1945

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 009574


Second edition, revised. 16 pages of colour plates (costume and set designs by Piper, Messel, Whistler etc), small slim 12mo, pp 36, very faint age-toning but really very good internally, pictorial cover by Kay Ambrose, slightly browned and slightly worn. Overall a much better than average copy of a book which frequently occurs in a worn state. [Postage will be much reduced.] View more info

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A Play Which Tells of a Road That Leads to Heaven - Six Dalecarlian Wall-Paintings

By: Lindstrom, Rune

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Stockholm, Svenska Kyrkans Diakonistyrelses Bokforlag: 1955

Seller ID: 009513


With illustrations and decorations by the author, printed in red and black, large slim 8vo, pp 100, decorated boards, spine very slightly gae-marked. The boards are a bot bowed, otherwise this is quite a good clean copy in a dustwra;pper which is a little worn and browned. [The play was performed for many years at the outdoor theatre at Leksand. The simple plot comprises - "The young peasants Mats and Marit are about to marry when a disease breaks out in their villa... View more info

Nobodaddy - A Play

By: Macleish, Archibald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Dunster House: 1926

Seller ID: 000826


First Edition, 8vo, pp 67, black decorative cloth with blue title and design on front cover and spine, no dust wrapper, very slight wear to cloth, very slight sunning to uncut edges. This being one of 750 copies only, the title page in blue and green was designed by W.A. Dwiggins. This copy belonged to the late Anthony Huxley and has his inscription on the front endpaper. Good copy. View more info

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Iris. [A Drama in Five Acts]

By: Pinero, Arthur W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008607


First edition. Small 8vo, pp (6), 224, top corners of four or five pages slightly turned, a little age-toned throughout, cloth slightly worn but sound, spine a little browned and marked, a splash mark on the upper cover. View more info

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Drama and Society (Themes in Drama Volume 1)

By: Redmond, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009702


A few illustrations, 8vo, pp xii, 321, very slight age-toning to the pages, otherwise a really excellent copy in a dustwrapper which has the slightest suggestion of fading to the spine and a very tiny crease at its spine head.. View more info

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Ghost From a Perfect Place

By: Ridley, Philip

Price: £4.80

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2014

Seller ID: 009119


NEW. Small slim 8vo, pp (14), 92, paperback, a very good copy. [This is the latest printing, to accompany the new production at the Arcola Theatre, starring Michael Feast, Sheila Reid and Florence Hall.] View more info

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One of These May Please - Some Monologues

By: Scott, W. Noel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Samuel French Ltd: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011314


Smal slim 12mo, (measures123mm x 185mm), pp 21, a little worn throughout, paperback, covers marked and a little worn. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for The Craft of Comedy : correspondence between Athene Seyler and Stephen Haggard [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

The Craft of Comedy : correspondence between Athene Seyler and Stephen Haggard [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Seyler, Athene & Haggard, Stephen

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1945

Seller ID: 011452


Fourth edition. Small slim 12mo, pp 86, scattered foxing on the rear endpapers, otherwise very clean internally, green cloth slightly worn and marked, and very unevenly faded, but otherwise sound. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Late Joys at the Players' Theatre (with many autographs). Late and Early Joys at the Players Theatre

By: Sheridan, Paul (introduction by Dame Sybil Thorndike)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, T.V. Boardman and Company Ltd:

Inscription: Signed by Artistes

Seller ID: 009892


Late and Early Joys (published 1952), Illus, large 8vo, pp 98, slghtly weak internally, pictorial boards, rather age-browned and slightly worn. Late Joys (published 1943), Illus, lge 8vo, pp120, a little worn and rippled internally, pictorial boards a little worn and creased, rather age-browned. [Both volumes from the collection of Josephine Marsden-Legg, with her signature on the front endpapers. The second volume contains, on many pages, signatures of performing membe... View more info

The Comic History of the Co-0ptimists

By: Sterne, Ashley & De Bear, Archibald

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1926

Seller ID: 003840


First edition. Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp 128, orange cloth with black lettering, slightly worn and a little marked, the spine is dull and very slightly frayed at the top. [The story of a twenties stage troupe, whose company included Stanley Holloway and Hermione Baddeley.]. Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with his bookplate. View more info