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Theatre, Plays & Performing Arts

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Theatre, Plays & Performing Arts

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1 Dance History: A Methodology for Study
Adshead, Janet ; Layson, June (edited by) Dance Books Ltd Cecil Court, London 1983 0903102749 / 9780903102742 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight creasing to the back cover and to bottom corner of the front cover. Still clean and tight. 216pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104247 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
16 Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
Callow, Simon Harper Press London 2012 000744530X / 9780007445301 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3rd printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. Binding tight. Appears unread. pp. xiv, 370. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 103686 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
2 Aristophanous Komodiai. Aristophanis comoediae undecim. Textum ad fidem optimorum librorum emendatum notulisque subinde criticis exornatum usibus scholarum accommodabat indicem nominum adjunxit Hubertus Ashton Holden.
Aristophanes ; Holden, Hubert Ashton J. G. Parker London 1848 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bound in quarter cloth, worn and marked, with plain paper covered boards - worn, rubbed and creasing to the bottom corner of the rear board. Not an attractive binding but it is sound and firm. Paper spine label darkened and barely readable. Inside is pretty clean. There is some light foxing. Previous ownership details written on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed. Text is Ancient Greek with notes and introduction in Latin. pp. ix, [7], 595 + 4 pages of publisher's list of titles. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103551 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
17 A Short Life of Shakespeare, with the Sources (Abridged)
Chambers, Sir Edmund ; Abridged by Charles Williams Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Abridged from Sir Edmund Chambers's William Shakespeare: A Study of Facts and Problems. In very good clean condition. A little light rubbing to the dust jacket edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 260pp. 303075 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 Birth of a Ballet
Austin, Richard ; photographs by Alan Cunliffe; foreword by Christopher Bruce; line drawings by Judy Ling Wong Vision Press Limited 1976 0854780440 / 9780854780440 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Minor rubs to dust jacket edges and the dust jacket is slightly darkened at the spine. Binding firm, pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 151pp. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104246 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
18 French Theatre Experiment Since 1968
Champagne, Lenora UMI Research Press Michigan 1980 0835715388 / 9780835715386 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is an EX-LIBRARY book, with a few marks to the boards and the usual stamps and labels inside. Text pages are clean; appears little used. 177pp. 303494 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
4 Images of the Dance
Austin, Richard ; photographs by Carole Latimer Vision Press Limited 1978 0854782931 / 9780854782932 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Minor rubs to dust jacket edges and the dust jacket is slightly greyed in appearance. Binding firm, pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 183pp. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104245 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
19 Free Admission
Chase, Ilka W. H. Allen [c. 1949] London 1949 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Publication date not stated but is c. 1949. This is the second part of Ilka Chase's autobiography; part one being called Past Imperfect. Original cloth. The boards are rubbed and marked. On the front pastedown Bristol Homeopathic Hospital Library bookplate. Otherwise quite a sound reading copy. 272pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105081 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 Diminutive Dramas
Baring, Maurice William Heinemann Ltd London 1925 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good condition. Publisher's original brown cloth. Previous owner's signature and flourish on the front endpaper. Some foxing, quite heavy to first and last few pages. pp. vii, 183. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103787 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
20 I Remember It Well
Chevalier, Maurice W. H. Allen 1971 0491004362 / 9780491004367 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A few minor rubs and two short tears to the top edge of the dust jacket. Otherwise in VG clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 221pp. 303376 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
6 Movement, Awareness and Creativity
Bartal, Lea ; Ne'Eman, Nira Souvenir Press 1975 0285621556 / 9780285621558 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Yellow lettering on the spine of the dust jacket is faded. The book and dust jacket are otherwise in very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 179pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104244 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
21 Lord of the Three Worlds
Collis, Maurice; with Designs for the Stage By Feliks Topolski Faber and Faber Limited 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Original orange cloth binding, faded around the edges. No names or inscriptions. Lightly bruised and rubbed spine ends and corners. The play is set in Burma. On the bottom edge of the front endpaper is a Burma Bookshop stamp. A couple of grubby marks on the reverse of the half-title page. 107pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 013375 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
7 Whither the Theatre....? A letter to a young playwright
Bax, Clifford Home & Van Thal Ltd London 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Grey cloth boards. Slim booklet-style publication. Brief inscription and date on the f.e.p. 32pp. Some foxing to the dust jacket, which is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. 303616 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
22 The Comedies of William Congreve [in Two Volumes]
Congreve, William Methuen & Co., Ltd London 1895 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2 volume set. Condition: good. Cloth faded at the spine and edges. Bump to one corner. Deckled / untrimmed edges. Some foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Bindings sound. Frontis. portrait to volume I. pp. xxxiii, 192, 217. HEAVY set - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103736 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
 
8 Persona Grata
Beaton, Cecil ; Tynan, Kenneth Allan Wingate Ltd Beauchamp Place, London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original pale blue boards, discoloured to brown at the spine and faded at the edges. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Foxing to prelims, heavy to endpapers, and light foxing to outer closed textblock edges. 99pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304950 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
23 Roaring Boys: Playwrights and Players in Elizabethan and Jacobean England
Cook, Judith ; with a foreword by Gregory Doran Sutton Publishing 2004 0750933682 / 9780750933681 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. DJ not price clipped [20.00]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival clear film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. pp. xi, 212. 303621 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
 
9 Memoirs
Benois, Alexandre ; translated by Moura Budberg Chatto and Windus London 1960 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. A few light marks to the boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Binding firm, pages clean, no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has light rubs and a couple of short nicks to the edges and is also price clipped. 286pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104267 
Price: 21.50 GBP

 
24 Thinking Aloud: Fragments of Autobiography
Cotes, Peter Peter Owen 1993 0720609003 / 9780720609004 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
VG. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a few short tears to the top edge. Not price clipped [18.95]. 208pp. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 303374 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
10 Observer of the Dance, 1958-1982
Bland, Alexander Dance Books Ltd London 1985 0903102919 / 9780903102919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards, very slightly bruised at the spine ends. The dust jacket is a little faded at the edges. In very good, clean condition - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. xiv, 250. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305371 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
25 Richard Burton, A Biography
Cottrell, John ; Cashin, Fergus Arthur Barker Limited London 1971 0213993651 / 9780213993658 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red boards. Top edge red. Some spotting to the pastedowns only. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm and pages clean. Minor bruising to spine ends and some light rubs to the dust jacket edges. DJ not price clipped. pp. xvii, 376. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104279 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
11 Ballet and Dance: A Guide to the Repertory
Brinson, Peter ; Crisp, Clement David & Charles 1980 0715381148 / 9780715381144 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original light brown boards. In very good, clean condition. The dust jacket is faded at the spine; not price clipped. Binding firm and square. pp. xii, 274. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305374 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
26 To-night at 8.30 [3 Volumes]
Coward, Noel William Heinemann Ltd 1936 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
3 separate volumes in uniform bindings. Purple cloth - all faded spines but the spine of Volume I has faded more than the other two. Prelims of the first two volumes have browned. Volumes 2 and 3 have previous owner's name and date in the front. Some foxing to the closed outer textblock edges. Spine ends a little rubbed. pp. 106, 102, 119. Volume I is a reprint; 2 and 3 are first editions. 303520 
Price: 28.50 GBP

 
 
12 Britannia's Pastorals [A Scolar Press Facsimile]
Browne, William [1613]-1616 The Scolar Press Limited 1973 085417026x / 9780854170265 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Facsimile edition first published 1969 - this is a reprint of 1973. Very good clean condition - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. Not price clipped. The DJ is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve. 135pp. 26.5cm. 100457 
Price: 17.00 GBP

 
27 The Letters of Noel Coward
Coward, Noel ; edited by Barry Day Methuen Drama 2007 0713685786 / 9780713685787 Hardcover Very Good Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Binding is nice and tight and square. Little / lightly read. VG condition. There is a small bump to the top of the closed textblock edge, affecting just the top edge of a few pages in the middle of the book. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [25.00]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 780pp. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders outside of the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for delivery within the UK. 303485 
Price: 19.50 GBP

 
 
13 In the Wake of Diaghilev - Autobiography: Two
Buckle, Richard Collins St James's Place, London 1982 0002165449 / 9780002165440 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Original red boards. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and pages clean. Dust jacket is dulled at the spine. 367pp. DJ not price clipped. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104474 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
28 The Letters of Noel Coward
Coward, Noel ; edited by Barry Day Methuen Drama 2007 0713685786 / 9780713685787 Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Binding is nice and tight and square. Little / lightly read. VG condition. There is a small bump to the top of the closed textblock edge, affecting just the top edge of a few pages in the middle of the book. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [25.00]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 780pp. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders outside of the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for delivery within the UK. 303617 
Price: 21.50 GBP

 
 
14 The Six Dramas of Calderon: The Painter of His Own Dishonour; Keep Your Own Secret; Gil Perez, the Gallician; Three Judgments at a Blow; The Mayor of Zalamea; Beware of Smooth Water
Calderon de la Barca ; freely translated by Edward Fitzgerald and edited by H. Oelsner Alexander Moring The De La More Press London 1903 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
The King's Classics edition. Burgundy red cloth, faded at spine. Minor rubs to spine ends. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown and name written on f.e.p. Some foxing. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xxxiv, 497. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304122 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
29 The Cream of Noel Coward
Coward, Noel ; selected by Michael Cox ; illustrated by Helen Smithson ; preface by Graham Payn and Sheridan Morley The Folio Society 1997 Hardcover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd printing of this Folio Society edition. There are some very light pale foxing marks to the outer closed textblock edges and to the title page. A small white mark to one end of the slipcase. Otherwise, VG. 277pp. 102401 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
15 Anthony Hopkins: In Darkness and Light. A Biography
Callan, Michael Feeney Sidgwick and Jackson London 1993 0283061561 / 9780283061561 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are very good. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Mild bruising to spine ends, a slight flattened crease to the back cover of the DJ and a couple of very short nicks to the edges of the dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. pp. xv, 358. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104862 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Pulling Faces for a Living
Dale, James Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1970 0575004223 / 9780575004221 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Some light foxing to endpapers / prelims. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A nice clean copy. Dust jacket bright, clean and not price clipped. 158pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 023933 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
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