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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 1783190043

Condition: As New


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 for the mess they’ve been left in. Sons Without Fathers is a brand-new version of Chekhov’s remarkable first play. Helen... View more info

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Charles Dickens As I Knew Him : the story of the reading tours in Great Britain and America (1866-1870)

By: Dolby, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1887

Seller ID: 014694

Condition: Good


[Popular edition]. Small octavo, pp x, 466, a little age-toned, sound internally, red cloth a bit marked and faded, three ring marks on the upper cover. 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Fair


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 Palladis Tamia mentions him with Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Abraham Fraunce and others as the "best for pastorall"... 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

ISBN: 0957000103

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0491009925

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Good


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 village. Marit gets accused of being a witch and sentenced to death. After she has been burnt alive Mats leaves the village and se... View more info

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Nobodaddy - A Play

By: Macleish, Archibald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Dunster House: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000826

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Octavvo, pp 67, black decorative cloth with blue title and design on front cover and spine, no dust wrapper, very slight wear and fade 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 signature on the front endpaper. A good copy. [MacLeish, 1892 - 1982) was an American poet and writer who was associated with the modernist school of poetry.] 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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0521220769

Condition: Very Good


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

Ghost From a Perfect Place

By: Ridley, Philip

Price: £4.80

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2014

Seller ID: 009119

ISBN: 1474227627

Condition: New


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

Condition: Fair


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 Plays of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (The Rivals. St Patrick's Day. The Duenna. The School for Scandal. The Critic. A Trio to Scarborough.

The Plays of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (The Rivals. St Patrick's Day. The Duenna. The School for Scandal. The Critic. A Trio to Scarborough.

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (edited by Iola A. Williams, with an introduction)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1926

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014565

Condition: Good


Small thick octavo, pp 384, a little age-toned, an iscription on the front endpaper, top edge gilt, half morocco, gilt decorated spine with raised bands, three small gilt initials on the upper cover, slightly worn and faded, joints rubbed. 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

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The Covent Garden Opera Company and The Sadlers Wells Ballet - Coronation Season 1953 (Souvenir programme)

By: The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010260

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 58 (+ many period advertisements), paperback, covers slightly marked and creased. [The operas included Gloriana, Electra, Wozzeck, Norma, Aida, Il Trovatore, Die Meistersinger and Tristan & Isolde. Among many artists shown are Peter Pears, Joan Cross, Barbirolli, Clemens Kraus, Maria Callas, Alicia Markova, Constance Shacklock, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf; together with several set designs.]. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Emlyn - An Early Autobiography, 1927 - 1935

By: Williams, Emlyn

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1973

Seller ID: 011539

ISBN: 0370104838

Condition: Fine


First reprint, octavo, pp viii, 424, a fine copy in a dustwrapper showing the slightest signs of use. [From the library of Alan Titchmarsh, with his bookplate on the front endpaper. View more info