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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

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

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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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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Songs of Two Savoyards

By: Gilbert, W.S. & Sullivan, Arthur

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd and Chappell and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 014740

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp x, 268, all edges gilt, a little age-toned internally, but otherwise very clean and tight, pale blue/green cloth with bevelled edges, decorated in gilt and pale mauve, a little dull and marked, head and tail of spine slightly frayed. 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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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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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

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

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The School for Scandal

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (Sir Laurence Olivier - introduction)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1949

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014731

Condition: Good


Nine colour and five plain plates by Cecil Beaton, large octavo, pp 120, a little age-toned, slight foxing (a little heavier on the endpapers), an inscription on the front endpaper, red cloth with gilt decoration, very slightly worn, spine slightly dull. 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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The Duchess of Malfi

By: Webster, John. (Rylands, George & Williams, Charles - introductory essays)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Sylvan Press: 1945

Seller ID: 014729

Condition: Good


Illustrated with line drawings by Michael Ayrton, slim octavo, pp 88, a little foxing and age-toning internally, an inscription on the front endpaper, cloth dull and slightly marked, the spine a little faded and with a suggestion of fraying to the lower joint. View more info

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Travelling Player - an autobiography

By: York, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011440

ISBN: 0747201455

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp (4), 410, a little age-toned round the margins, otherwise very good internally, blue cloth with a slight crease down the spine, in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, though with no direct provenance, but an inscription on the title page "For Alan, all good wishes, Michael York".] View more info