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Grock Life's a Lark

By: 'Grock'

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd 1931: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46854


viii, 276 pp., illustrated in b/w. A couple of marks to rear board. Slight spotting to edges. View more info

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Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd 1950: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 39824


104 pp., Very nice Red half morocco binding with red boards and gilt ornamented panels on spine by Hatchards. Bookplate on front pastedown, Prev owner's initials monogrammed on corner of front board. Minor wear to edges of boards. Small gouge to leather on rear board View more info

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The Frogs

By: Aristophanes (Murray, Gilbert Translation & Notes)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, George Allen 1915: 1915

Book number: 35975


136 pp, red half morocco Riviere binding top edge gilt gilt lettered spine some foxing to pages View more info

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The Fred Astaire Top Hat Dance Album : A Comprehensive Compendium on Ballroom Dancing

By: Astaire, Fred

Price: £75.00

Publisher: N.p., Queensway Press N.d. [c. 1935]: 1935

Book number: 56623


Unpaginated [18 pp.]. Original large format colour pictorial card wrappers. Minor wear to covers. Internally clean. Photographic and other illustrations throughout. Pictorial dance steps to the waltz, fox-trot and tango. Text by Fred Astaire. Bristol Hippodrome advert pasted on at rear. View more info

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Struggles and Triumphs or Forty Years Recollections of P.T. Barnum

By: Barnum, P.T.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Buffalo, N. Y., Warren, Johnson and Co 1873: 1873

Book number: 40498


vii, 847pp, Author's Edition, illustrated in b/w fading to book cloth and wear to top of spine name stapm on f.e.p. foxing to pages View more info

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Quality Street: A Comedy In Four Acts

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1901

Book number: 5238


vii, 198 pp. N.d. [1901]. Decorated purple cloth with gilt vignette and lettering. Slight wear to spine ends. Old ink ownership inscription on verso of fep. Light foxing to endpapers. 22 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards by Hugh Thomson. View more info

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Dear Brutus : A Comedy in Three Acts.

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton 1926 / 1925: 1926

Book number: 54178


A volume in the Uniform Edition of the Plays of J. M. Barrie. 143 pp. Dark blue half morocco over blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Ramage. Spine faded to light blue. Slight spotting. Internally clean. No ownership names. View more info

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The Philadelphia Story : The Play on Which the M.G.M. Picture was Based

By: Barry, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books, Inc. 1941: 1941

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Book number: 56210


165, (10) pp. Publisher's original pictorial wraps. Minor wear to spine ends. Ink owner's name to verso of ffep. Internally clean. Pocket Book Edition No. 102 with Katharine Hepburn on the cover. View more info

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The History Boys

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 2006: 2006

Book number: 56213


xxvii, 109 pp. 2nd impression of the 2004 paperback. Signed by the author Alan Bennett on title page. Slight edgewear, crease to front cover. The previous owner has stuck a piece of string to the head of the spine so that it can operate as a bookmark. View more info

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I Want To Go On The Stage : Do! Don't! How?

By: Benson, Frank

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Ltd. 1931: 1931

Book number: 54210


96 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped & edgeworn with old price label to lower spine. Scattered foxing. View more info

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The Mineral Workers, a Play in Four Acts

By: Boyle, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dublin, M H Gill & Son Ltd 1924: 1924

Book number: 40241


109 pp., Wraps a little faded and darkened. Minor rubbing and chipping. View more info

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The Threepenny Opera

By: Brecht, Bertolt, Desmond Vesey (trans)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club 1982: 1982

Edition: Limited

Book number: 40201


155 pp., Illustrated with colour lithographs. Handsome gilt decorated black cloth binding in slipcase. Numbered 1061 of a limited edition of 2000. Minor marks to case, and slight lifting to box covering. View more info

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One Way of Living

By: Bridie, James

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co 1939: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 5664


299 pp. Sotherans Binding, top edge gilt, Red leather and cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to the spine, the initials R.K to one corner of the leather, the initials of the previous owner also with a bookplate to inner front endboard, ( Richard Kayne ). A couple of pen marks to a couple of page edges, marbled end papers, some marks to spine label. View more info

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Medieval Theatre Costume a Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black 1969: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 55398


111 pp, illustrated in b/w and colour, water spill marks to page edges, name in ink on f.e.p. tears to top of dustwrapper spine with small part missing. View more info

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Oliver Messel: A Biography

By: Castle, Charles with a foreword by Sir John Gielgud

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson 1986: 1986

Book number: 51557


264 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly edgeworn. Internally clean with no ownership marks. Fully illustrated throughout. Near Fine/VG View more info

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The Secrets of a Showman

By: Cochran, Charles B.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1925: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56018


xx, 436 pp. Publisher's pictorial cloth. With a cover design by William Nicholson in black, liliac and red. Boards slightly rubbed & darkened and spine darkened. Xmas 1925 ink name to front pastedown. Illustrations and photographs. VG with foxing to the edges View more info

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Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Dramatists

By: Coleridge, S. T.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant 1905: 1905

Book number: 50874


vii, 318 pp. Tan full calf with raised bands to spine and leather title label. Gilt spine panels and gilt school device to front board. Marbled endpapers and edges. A few marks to calf. Frontis portrait. Prize inscription to first blank. VG View more info

Image for The Elements of Dramatic Criticism. Containing an Analysis of the Stage Under the Following Heads, Tragedy, Tragi-Comedy, Comedy, Pantomime and Farce. With a Sketch of the Education of the Greek and Roman Actors; Concluding with Some General Instructions For Succeeding in the Art of Acting

The Elements of Dramatic Criticism. Containing an Analysis of the Stage Under the Following Heads, Tragedy, Tragi-Comedy, Comedy, Pantomime and Farce. With a Sketch of the Education of the Greek and Roman Actors; Concluding with Some General Instructions For Succeeding in the Art of Acting

By: Cooke, William

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Printed for G. Kearsly and G. Robinson 1775: 1775

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51802


First edition. (iii), vii, (iv), 216 pp. Bound in 19th-century black half morocco over marbled boards. Spine rebacked with leather title labels. Wear to spine-ends & extremities with slight loss to foot of spine. Bookplate to front pastedown and ink owner's names to ffep. Title page vignette engraving. Light foxing to prelims. Binding firm. A Good copy. View more info

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Present Indicative

By: Coward, Noel

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45142


431 pp. Scarlet half calf over cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's gilt initials to lower corner of front board. Bookplate to front pastedown. Frontis portrait. Photographs. Bound for Sotheran's. View more info

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Future Indefinite

By: Coward, Noel

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1954: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45143


336 pp. Scarlet half calf over cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's gilt initials to lower corner of front board. Bookplate to front pastedown. Spotting to fore-edge. Frontis portrait. Photographs. Bound for Sotheran's. View more info