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61 Ballet Panorama: An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Centuries
Haskell, Arnold L. B. T. Batsford Ltd 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original cream boards. No names or inscriptions. Some foxing to prelims and light spots to outer closed textblock page edges. Binding firm and hinges very good. Dust jacket generally discoloured / darkened at the spine, with minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 120, 32. 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. 106040 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
76 Edward Gordon Craig: Designs for the Theatre [King Penguin 40]
Leeper, Janet ; cover by William Grimmond after a design of Edward Gordon Craig Penguin Books | King Penguin Harmondsworth 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards - some mild patchy fading to the boards. Very light rubs to the spine ends and corners. The spine and inner hinges are very good. The binding is firm. Previous owner's signature and date (1948) on the front endpaper. Light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, heavy foxing to the last plate and rear endpaper. pp. 48, plates. 106773 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
62 Ballet Since 1939 (The Arts in Britain No. 2)
Haskell, Arnold L. Published for The British Council by Longmans Green & Co. 1946 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim booklet. Covers are discoloured and have minor marks and a couple of small dents in the back cover. Some foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. Pages clean. Spine rubbed. pp. 47. 307740 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
77 Serge Diaghilev: His Life, His Work, His Legend. An Intimate Biography.
Lifar, Serge Putnam London 1945 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards. A little bruised at the spine ends. Binding firm and square. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Light foxing to prelims. A few light pencil marginal notes throughout. Rear inner hinge has been strengthened with a clear tissue repair material. Front inner hinge looks like has partially cracked and been re-glued. The dust jacket has generally greyed and darkened, has some light marks and some short tears to the edges and has had some clear tissue repairs to the underside (by a previous owner) as well. Front flap price clipped. pp. xvi, 556. A better copy than it sounds. 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. 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. 105336 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
63 The National Ballet: A History and a Manifesto
Haskell, Arnold L. Adam and Charles Black London 1943 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. There are pale stains to the boards, front, back and spine, at the bottom edges. This stain hasn't affected the pages at all, which are in clean condition. Previous owner's name and date in pencil on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges. DJ not price clipped. 96pp. 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. 104479 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
78 Honour and Offer
Livings, Henry Methuen London 1969 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. Some light rubs and discolouration to the covers. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 79. 308131 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
64 Maistre Pierre Pathelin, Farce Du XVe Siecle
Holbrook, Richard T. (ed.) Edouard Champion Paris 1924 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Bound in a plain tan cloth. Some pencil marks to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are significantly browned / tanned, particularly at the edges. pp. x, 132, 10. 014208 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
79 Six More Pongo Plays Including Two for Children
Livings, Henry Methuen London 1974 0413331903 / 9780413331908 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 60 308132 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
65 Little Plays of St. Francis: A Dramatic Cycle from the Life and Legend of St. Francis of Assisi
Housman, Laurence ; with a preface by H. Granville-Barker Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd London 1926 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Oatmeal / beige cloth boards with paper spine title label. Spare title label enclosed loosely inside the book. Abrasion to the front pastedown where it looks like a label has been removed. Otherwise clean and firm, with some light foxing. Foredges and bottom edge untrimmed / deckled. pp. xxii, 287. 105454 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
80 The Nuns [Playscript 43]
Manet, Eduardo ; translated into English by Robert Black Calder and Boyars 1970 0714507229 / 9780714507224 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. In very good, clean condition inside. Light rubs to the covers and an old price in red marker pen on the back cover. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 91. 308157 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
66 The Bald Soprano and Other Plays
Ionesco, Eugene ; translated into English by Donald M. Allen Grove Press New York 1994 0802130798 / 9780802130792 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in very good, clean and tight, condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Very slight rubs to the edges of the covers. pp. 160. 309007 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
81 The Producer and the Play
Marshall, Norman Macdonald 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
There is a previous owner's gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Small rubs and chips to the dust jacket edges and spine ends. A few light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Dust jacket supplied in a loose protective clear film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). pp. x, 304. 303607 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
67 Present Past, Past Present: a Personal Memoir
Ionesco, Eugene ; with a new introduction by Robert Brustein ; translated from the French by Helen R. Lane Da Capo Press 1998 0306808358 / 9780306808357 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Second hand soft back in very good, clean condition. First Da Capo Press edition; not a print on demand copy. Clean and tight; no names or inscriptions. Minor rubs to cover edges. pp. ix, 192. 309033 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
82 Five Elizabethan Comedies [Oxford World's Classics, No. 422]
McIlwraith, A. K. (edited with an introduction by) Oxford University Press 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Blue cloth. In very good condition. Previous owner's name and date written in biro on the front endpaper. There is a tick in pen against one of the titles on the Contents page. Some foxing to the closed outer textblock edges. Dust jacket clipped. Pages clean and binding tight. pp. xvii, 308. 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. 103779 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
68 The Two Merry Milke-Maids (1620) (The Tudor Facsmilie Texts)
J. C. ; this edition introduced by John S. Farmer The Tudor Facsmilie Texts 1914 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Reproduced in facsimile. Green cloth boards; cream cloth spine with printed paper spine label. Small bumps to one corner. Foredges untrimmed. In nice clean condition throughout. Binding sound and firm. VG. 302287 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
83 Magic of Make-Up for the Stage
Melvill, Harald Barrie and Rockcliff London 1967 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4th impression. VG clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor edge wear to the dust jacket. Not price clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 89pp. 100381 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
69 3 Jelliplays: You'll Never Guess!; Clever Elsie, Smiling John, Silent Peter; A Good Thing or a Bad Thing
Jellicoe, Ann Faber and Faber London 1975 0571107052 / 9780571107056 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. Clean and tight; in excellent, near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 90. 308136 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
84 After Haggerty
Mercer, David Methuen London 1970 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition (simultaneously published in hardback). Clean, tight and unmarked. Slightest of rubs to cover edges; otherwise excellent clean condition. pp. 92. 308105 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
70 Moon on a Rainbow Shawl: A Play in Three Acts
John, Errol Faber and Faber London 1958 First Thus Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Card covers with flap. Front flap price clipped. Pink covers are generally greyed. There is a bump and rub at the head of the spine. Very good, clean condition inside. Binding tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 71. 308406 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
85 Flint
Mercer, David Methuen London 1970 0416162002 / 9780416162004 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition (simultaneously published in hardback). Clean, tight and unmarked. Light rubs to cover edges; otherwise excellent clean condition. pp. 73. 308106 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
71 Plot and Counter-Plot, A Comedy in One Act (French's Acting Edition No. 1961)
Johnson, Philip Samuel French Limited 1951 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Very good and tidy condition. No names or inscriptions. 32pp. Slim booklet, play. 004485 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
86 On the Eve of Publication, and other plays
Mercer, David Methuen London 1970 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition (simultaneously published in hardback). Clean, tight and unmarked. Light rubs to cover edges; otherwise excellent clean condition. pp. 131. Contains: On the Eve of Publication; The Cellar and the Almond Tree; Emma's Time. 308107 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
72 Striding Out: Aspects of Contemporary and New Dance in Britain
Jordan, Stephanie Dance Books Ltd Cecil Court, London 1992 1852730323 / 9781852730321 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback, in very good condition. Clean, unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 264pp. 104251 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
87 On the Eve of Publication, and other plays
Mercer, David Methuen London 1970 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition (simultaneously published in hardback). Clean, tight and unmarked. Light rubs to cover edges; otherwise excellent clean condition. pp. 131. Contains: On the Eve of Publication; The Cellar and the Almond Tree; Emma's Time. 308108 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
73 Ballet Scene
Kerensky, Oleg Hamish Hamilton London 1970 0241018773 / 9780241018774 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original purple boards. Slightly bumped spine ends and top corners. Previous owner's signature in biro on the f.e.p. Pages are otherwise clean and binding firm. The dust jacket has a few short tears to the top edge, with some resulting creases and minor rubs to the edges. DJ not price clipped. pp. xii, 275. 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. 104424 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
88 The Bankrupt and other plays
Mercer, David Eyre Methuen London 1974 0413299406 / 9780413299406 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition (simultaneously published in hardback). Clean, tight and unmarked. Slightest of rubs to cover edges; otherwise excellent clean condition. pp. 168. 308104 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
74 The Works of Thomas Kyd
Kyd, Thomas; Boas, Frederick S. (edited from the original texts with introduction, notes, and facsimiles by) Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1962 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint of the 1955 edition. Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Lightly bruised at spine ends. The front endpaper has the original selling price written in pen at the top corner of the front endpaper. The binding is firm. Dust jacket is discoloured at the spine, has a short tear in the bottom edge of the front cover, but is otherwise very good. Front flap not price clipped. pp. cxxvi, 470. A little light foxing (small speckles) to the top outer closed textblock page edge. 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. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309353 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
89 The Governor's Lady
Mercer, David Methuen 1968 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim paperback. Light rubs and discolouration to the covers. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Faint old pencil price marks visible on half-title page only. pp. 41. 308129 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
75 Rhythmics and Simple Dances for Infant and Junior Children
Laing, Margaret ; with a foreword by Mabel Allen E. J. Arnold & Son Ltd 1945 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
7th edition. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 64pp. 104475 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
90 The Sunday Walk
Michel, Georges ; adapted into English by Jean Benedetti Methuen 1968 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback. Stapled binding, booklet format. Light rubs to the spine ends. Some scratches to the covers. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Old pencil prices faintly visible on the half-title page. Clean and tight; in very good condition. pp. 76. 308128 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
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