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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

Condition: Very Good


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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The Album of the Cambridge Garrick Club : Containing Original and Select Papers on the Drama, and the Proceedings of That Society

By: A Member of the Club

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Published for the Society by W. H Smith 1836: 1836

Book number: 57864

Condition: Very Good


xvi, (vi), 287 pp. Original cloth with black leather title-label to spine. Spine label dulled and spine ends slightly chipped. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With eight portrait engravings and two folding lithograph facsimiles. List of subscribers. Copac records just 4 copies: BL; Ox; Cambs and Notts. Univ. OCLC adds V&A & numerous copies in USA. View more info

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The Ancient British Drama in Three Volumes [and] The Modern British Drama in Five Volumes. In eight volumes

By: Anon

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Printed for William Miller 1810 / 1811: 1810

Book number: 57907

Condition: Very Good


In 8 volumes. Uniformly bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco with gilt borders to boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt lyre design to panels. All edges gilt. Vignette engraving to each title-page. Slight wear to head of spines affecting two volumes. Minor rubbing to spine joints. Bookplate to one volume. All clean internally. An attractive set in VG condition. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Image for Ballets Jooss : Dance Theatre - Dartington Hall. The Ballets by Kurt Jooss

Ballets Jooss : Dance Theatre - Dartington Hall. The Ballets by Kurt Jooss

By: Ballets Jooss

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Totnes, Dartington Hall 1939: 1939

Book number: 57231

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated [24 pp.]. Original pictorial wrappers. Clean copy. No ownership marks. B&w photographic illustrations throughout. Souvenir booklet to accompany the productions at Dartington Hall in 1939. View more info

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

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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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 Plays of J. M. Barrie : In One Volume

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton 1928: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57303

Condition: Good


Signed by the author J. M. Barrie on the half-title. 844 (1) pp. Contemporary dark blue full calf with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Top edge gilt. Wear to corners and extremities. Spine uniformly faded to brown. Front hinge split. Endpapers darkened. Internally clean. No ownership names. Frontis portrait. Binding firm. In Good to VG condition. 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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Matthew Bourne and His Adventures in Motion Pictures : In Conversation with Alastair Macaulay

Matthew Bourne and His Adventures in Motion Pictures : In Conversation with Alastair Macaulay

By: Bourne, Matthew and edited by Alastair Macaulay

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber 1999: 1999

Book number: 57674

ISBN: 057119706X

Condition: Very Good


xx, 403 pp. Paperback. Presentation copy inscribed by both Matthew Bourne and Alastair Macaulay. Minor creasing to cover. Internally clean. B&w photographic illustrations. With two ticket stubs. 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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Making the Scene : A History of Stage Design and Technology in Europe and the United States

By: Brockett, Oscar G. and Margaret Mitchell and Linda Hardberger

Price: £50.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Tobin Theatre Arts Fund:

Book number: 57912

Condition: Near Fine


365 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership names. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. View more info

Image for Medieval Theatre Costume a Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

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

Condition: Good


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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The Secrets of a Showman

By: Cochran, Charles B.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1925: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56018

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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