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Night of Nights Programme Royal Festival Hall

By: N/A

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Uxbridge UK, Hillingdon Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004862

Condition: Very Good


Programme for this event at the Royal Festival Hall 16th November 1970 given in aid of United World Colleges. Stars who appeared are Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra, also in attendance, Princess Grace of Monaco who took the place of Noel Coward who was ill. Thye programme has 180 pages with photographs by David Bailey of Cat Stevens, several other photographs and details of the stars. Programme is bright and clean with just light yellowing to edges of pages and front laminate... View more info

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Souvenir Ellen Terry Theatre Royal Drury Lane Jubilee Commemoration 1856-1906

By: N/A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, J Miles and Co Ltd: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006336

Condition: Good Plus


A souvenir programme given by the Theatrical and musical Professions as a tribute to Miss Ellen Terry on the occasion of her Jubilee Tuesday Afternoon June 12th 1906.The book has 28 pages plus loosly inserted supplementary page, 8 full page illustrations all present as listed, some in colour by artists such as William Nicholson, John S Sargent, Byam Shaw and others, also title page and headings by Walter Crane. Pages are overall bright and clean with occasional foxing wh... View more info

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The River Line a Play

By: Charles Morgan SIGNED

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co Limited: 1952

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007114

Condition: Good Plus


First edition of this play by Charles Morgan, SIGNED by him on title page dated 1952. Contains 166 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, outer boards are bright with a small water stain to bottom of spine not greatly unsightly. Dustwrapper is bright with just a few light marks not price clipped. Loosly laid in are two seperate programmes from the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith of the Ribver Line starring Pamela Brown and Paul Scofield, l... View more info

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Family Theatricals or Scenes from Popular Plays Suitable for Family Performance

By: Charles William Smith

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons Ltd: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003511

Condition: Good Plus


Scenes from various plays by Otway, Sheridan Knowles Boker Morton and many others. 319 pages plus 8 pages of adverts, endpapers and first and last two pages are browned rest of book is lightly browned to edges due to quality of paper used, first couple of pages have small creases on corners. Outer covers are little marked and dusty with small hole on front hinge of spine. A pleasing copy of a scarce book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Coriolanus in Europe

By: Daniell, David SIGNED

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005751

ISBN: 0485111 926

Condition: Very Good


Detailed look at the tour of this production across Europe, 172 pages in very bright clean condition with many photographs. INSCRIBED by DAVID DANIELL on front endpaper To ??? with very best wishes David Daniell. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Recruiting Officer a Comedy

By: George Farquhar

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1926

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 003187

Condition: Good Plus


A book of the Comedy Play The Recruiting Officer as it was acted at the Theatre Royal in drury Lane London 1706. Stated as Limited edition of 550 copies on hand made paper though this copy is not numbered. 64 pages plus twelve full page colour illustrations. Book is bright and clean just a few occasional light foxing spots, a little heavier spotting on front endpaper. Outer covers a little browned, a few light marks and rubbed and worn on edges, cloth spine a little worn... View more info

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The Dramatick Works of Mr George Farquhar Vol 2

By: George Farquhar

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, W Feales: 1736

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 004443

Condition: Good Plus


Seventh edition of this volume of George Farquhar's dramatic works printed for B Lintot, J J and P Knapton, G Strahan and J Clarke by W Feales in the Strand London. Overall the pages are clean with just occasional browning heavier on some pages than others, tends to be all over tanning than spotted. Works included are Recruiting officer, Sir Harry Wildair, Inconstant, Twin rivals. Three full page illustrations accompany the texts, outer covers are full leather with toole... View more info

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Tit Willow or Notes and Jottings on Gilbert and Sullivan Operas

By: Guy H Walmisley and Claude A Walmisley SIGNED

Price: £15.99

Publisher: Bucks UK, Claude A Walmisley:

Inscription: Inscribed by Co Author

Seller ID: 007187

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the works of Gilbert and Sullivan giving a synopsis of the operas and then some explanatory notes following. 151 pages in very bright clean condition just a few very tiny foxing spots to outer edges of pages NOT inside. Several B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text. Not dated but believed to be around 1950s printed by R G Baker and Co Beacon Press Farnham Common Bucks. Dustwrapper is bright and clean just very light tanning t... View more info

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Daddy Long Legs Renee Kelly Edition

By: Jean Webster

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1916

Edition: First Souvenir Edition

Seller ID: 004858

Condition: Good Plus


Souvenir of the 500th performance of this play at the Duke of York's theatre, 249 pages in overall clean condition with just occasional small foxing spots especially on outer edges of pages. Several photographs from the play accompany the text plus some line drawings. Outer boards are a little worn on edges with some small marks. A pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Dialect Poems and a Play

By: John Mackie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Folk Press Limited: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004151

Condition: Very Good


From the Somerset Folk series number 23 a play and poems in the Somerset dialect, 112 pages and one full page B/w photograph at front of book. Bright and clean just a little light foxing at top of title page and a little light browning to spine, light foxing spots to top outside edges of pages. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Night of the Hundred Stars

By: Lance Hamilton, Charles Russell

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ranelagh Press: 1960

Seller ID: 004863

Condition: Good


Programme for this charity production in aid of the Actors Orphanage at the London Palaladium Thursday 21st July1960. A host of stars appeared Laurence Harvey, Alec Guiness,David Niven, Cliff Richard, Frankie Howard and many more. 98 pages in overall clean condition just some old selotape marks to top of first and last two pages, this is where some newspaper cuttings were attached, these are now laid in loosley. Photographs of the stars inside and many old adverts plus ... View more info

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Swiss Theatre Posters, 1900-1925/Schweizer Theaterplakate

By: Loeffler, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Germany, Birkhauser: 1988

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006392

ISBN: 081761964x

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on Swiss Theatre posters, 120 pages in very bright clean condition. Many full page colour illustrations of the posters plus very informative text in english and German. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are lightly worn on corners, a pleasing bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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l'Art Theatral

By: M Samson

Price: £49.99

Publisher: Paris, Libraire De La Societe Des Gens De Lettres: 1863

Seller ID: 007407

Condition: Good Plus


A book of prose and song written in FRENCH no English translation, in two parts, first part 1863, second part 1865. Both parts bound in a half leather boards with marbled endpapers.430 pages in total in overall bright condition just a few very occasional foxing spots.Several sepia coloured illustrations. Outer leather spine and corners are rubbed and worn but binding is very sound. HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with secure packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS, A nice exampl... View more info

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Oakfield Plays Including the Inglemere Christmas Play

By: Marguerite Steen

Price: £29.99

Publisher: London, Ivor Nicholson and Watson: 1932

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007859

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on these plays , The Princess and the Pea, Pied Piper of Hamelin, the Willw Tree and others. 156 pages in overall bright clean condition just some very light foxing to endpapers, very light wear to top and bottom of spine. Twelve splendid full page, full colour illustrations by Marguerite Steen,all present as called for plus the text for each , Dustwrapper is worn on edges and spine with a few small tears and little lossto top of spine, not price clipped.... View more info

The Puppet Theatre Handbook

By: Marjorie Batchelor

Price: £10.95

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000574

Condition: Very Good


A complete guide for the puppeteer, not dated circa 1940's 50's ? This book has everything apuppeteer needs to know. Detailed plans on construction of both puppets and theatre advice on staging productions, costumes, furniture etc. the text is informative and the 69 illustrations incredible.Book is very good slight marking on cloth, school stamp on front endpaper, no other marks, wrapper is faded on spine, piece missing on top of wrapper, comes right across back to two t... View more info

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Badger's Green: A Play in Three Acts

By: R.C. Sherriff

Price: £29.95

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008003

Condition: Good Plus


First hardback edition of this play by R.C. Sherriff, 112 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers.Dustwrapper is a little browned to edges and spine, light wear to edges, not price clipped,5/- cloth. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Barretts of Wimpole Street a Comedy in Five Acts

By: Rudolf Besier SIGNED

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007111

Condition: Very Good


Fourth impression of this play by Rudolf Besier, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by him on front endpaper M E Bailey from Rudolf Besier. 128 pages in very bright clean condition, Dustwrapper. is browned and lightly marked, front of wrapper has come away from spine and has been repaired on the inside with clear inert tape. A pleasing example of this book especially with signature SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Somerset and Drama

By: S R Littlewood and Others

Price: £14.95

Publisher: London, Somerset Folk Press: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004152

Condition: Very Good


From the Somerset Folk series number 7 history of drama in Somerset and the people involved, 108 plus 4 pages of adverts plus several full page B/w photograph of actors. Bright and clean, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Stars Who Made the Halls a Hundred Years of English Humour Harmony and Hilarity

Stars Who Made the Halls a Hundred Years of English Humour Harmony and Hilarity

By: S Theodore Felstead

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, T Werner Laurie Ltd: 1946

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed by George Robey

Seller ID: 007166

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the music halls and the artists who entertained there, 192 pages in bright clean condition, a little rippling to some pages, several old newspaper cuttings concerning music halls pasted onto endpapers, one is by A H Atkins and his signature is on half title page as it was his own copy of the book. On front endpaper is a handdrawn caricature by George Robey, one of the Music Hall stars and inscribed by him Good luck George Robey, underneath in A H... View more info

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Two Men O' Mendip a Play in Four Acts

By: Walter Raymond

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Somerset Folk Press: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004150

Condition: Very Good


From the Somerset Folk series number 9 a play of Somerset , 88 pages plus 4 pages of adverts and one illustration at front of book. Bright and clean, just light foxing spots to top outside edges of pages, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info