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Merchant Ivory's English Landscape : rooms, views, and Anglo-Saxon attitudes

By: Pym, John (with foreword by James Ivory)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011642

ISBN: 1857936906

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, horizontal quarto, pp 132, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [This volume examines in detail four English films - "A Room With a View", "Maurice", "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" - the results of a collaboration, still flourishing after more than 30 years, of the American director James Ivory, the Indian producer Ismail Merchant, and the German-born scriptwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The Merchant-Ivory team has many personal and professional ties with Britain, and English characters and attitudes observed form the outside have ap... View more info

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An Evening With Belafonte (Gaumont State, Kilburn)

By: Rank Organisation

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Rank Organisation: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014634

Condition: Good


Programme of a Concert at the Gaumont State, Kilburn, Lonon - Sunday 10th August 1958 - for seven days. Illustrated, slim octavo, pp 8 (including covers), slightly creased and worn. [Loosely inserted is a roughtly torn and folded upper cover of the Radio Times, August 17-23, 1958, with image of Harry Belafonte on his first British television appearance.] 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

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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

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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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Star Doctor - not merely medical memoirs

By: Thorn, Ronald Scott (introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Robin Clark Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011082

ISBN: 0860720748

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp 20 173, a good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Tales of a Harley Street consultant's life carrying out insurance medical examinations to stars of stage and screen!] View more info

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Whilst I Live I'll Crow - an illustrated history of the Tuby family, Doncaster's showmen supreme

By: Wilkes, Peter

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Burton on Trent, Trent Valley Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 013312

ISBN: 0948131292

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim quarto, pp 56, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Horse of the Year - the story of a unique horse show [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011635

ISBN: 0715372580

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp a very good copy in a dustwrapper within a plastic sleeve. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] 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

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The Ziegfelds' Girl (Alan Titchmarsh's copy)

By: Ziegfeld, Patricia

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1965

Seller ID: 011646

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp 209, a small bookseller's label on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, cloth a little marked, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped, but is a little worn and frayed. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with his bookplate on the front endpaper] View more info

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Popular Magic - a Book for the Amateur Conjuror

By: Zodiastar

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Universal Publications Ltd:

Seller ID: 011608

Condition: Very Good


Small 12mo (measures 164mm x 104mm), a few illustrations, pp 90, printed on pink paper, paperback, covers very slightly worn and age-toned, an old price neatly written on the upper cover. [The Mysterious Plate, The Ring and the String, The Bandaged Leg, The Deceitful Bowler Hat, The Soaring Sixpence, Pulling Your Thumb Off, and many more.] POSTAGE WILL BE MUCH REDUCED. View more info

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Solomon and Sheba (King Vidor Production) - Souvenir programme

By: [Wilbur, Crane]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Classics Illustrated:

Seller ID: 014548

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small slim quarto, pp (12), a little age-toned but otjherwise clean internally, paperback, covers showing only very slight signs of wear. [Solomon and Sheba is a 1959 American epic historical romance film directed by King Vidor, shot in Technirama (color by Technicolor), and distributed by United Artists. The film dramatizes events described in The Bible - the tenth chapter of the First Kings and the ninth chapter of Second Chronicles. It starred Yul Brynner as Solomon and Gina Lollobrigida as Sheba; and features George Sanders as Adonijah, Marisa Pavan as Abishag, and David ... View more info