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RADIO FUN ANNUAL 1953

By: -- .

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamted Press Ltd: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122677

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b 1953 Annual [ published 1952 ]1st ed.Red cloth spine. Bandstand picture to front cover, initial page in Colour: all comic-strips either 2-tone or b/w. Sories; - Mexican Story The Return of the Wolf , Gert & Daisy ,Inspector Stanley , Dick Randall , Hassan's Reward , Big Feet's Last Ride etc.Comic strips - Reg dixon , Peter Brough & Archie Andrews , Roy Rogers etc.190pp.tight binding, No inscsp.clean throughout.fox tan just starting to foredge & end papers.slight spine lean, minor edgewear col.rub.loss.Cadbury Chocolate & Cocoa Advert to rear. Please see our image of the actual book offe... View more info

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The Victor Book of the Opera: Stories of Seventy Grand Operas with Three Hundred Illustrations & Descriptions of Seven Hundred Victor Opera Records.

By: --------------

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Victor Talking Machine Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 119023

Condition: Good


Burgundy Cloth boards with gilt titles and decs to spine and front panel. 210x155mm approx. Coloured end papers, top edge gilt, 376pp. Undated 4th Edition. Copyright date 1912. Catalogue with gloriously theatrical images of excerpts from the operas and their stars with brief summaries of the stories, music scores and not least the recording details and prices. A treat for any collector or student of early operatic productions and recordings. VG (General Shelf wear to boards and gilt to spine a little dulled. A few light foxing spots to preliminary blank. No previous owner name or annotations. ... View more info

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THEATRE WORLD March 1955

By: ---.----

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Practical Press Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119274

Condition: Good


P/b Good.48pp.March 1955 Theatre World series. scenes from ; A Kind of folly / Saint Joan / Richard 11 / The Talk of the Town.Dame Thora Robson to front cover.1/6 , tight clean staples , no inscsp, light wear, more wear to covers of colour rub/loss ,small crease, light staining. PLS See our image View more info

ORIAN CINEMA Programme Advertisement leaflett [ Burgess Hill, Sussex]

By: -.

Price: £0.50

Publisher: London, Cinema Publicity Programmes Ltd: 1978

Seller ID: 119282

Condition: Very Good


Small slim 8 page Stapled P/b.VG.Film Ephemera. Front cover ad.for the Orian Cinema,Cyprus Road, Burgess Hill , Sussex.An advertising leaflett of November 1978. Pink/green/white.Ryan O'Neal in The Driver & Christopher O'Neal in Adventures of a Plumber's Mate. Cinema Publicity Programmes Ltd. no inscsp, no tears, no creases. View more info

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PICTURE SHOW ANNUAL 1954 For People Who Go to the Pictures

By: . -------------

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119728

Condition: Good


Internal VG.No 26.1954.Cover shows Margaret Lockwood in Laughing Anne.Many full page portrait signed illustrations to help collectors distinguish an artist's true signatures. 100's film stars & scenes with accompanying text in Sepia , blue-tone & green tone, 8/6.[ sound copy , no inscsp other than an ink 6d to front blank end paper [ffep], paper creamed, internally throughout VG] covers edgewear med board col rub/loss-blue spine cloth fade & fox tanned.Cinemascope Advert to rear - " You Don't need To Wear Spectacles To See The Robe". ink no 54 to spine. Please see our image of the actu... View more info

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AN ALBUM OF FILM STARS The First album in this series of Film Stars

By: ....------------

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Gt Britain & Ireland, JOHN PLAYER & SONS: 1934

Seller ID: 9411

Condition: Good


c.1934 .Good P/b [ internal VG ] Small Oblong Cigarette Album. Complete Set of 50 Colour cards all cards in Clean Fine condition; paper card pages VG .[ Clark Gable / Marlene Dietrich / Jean Harlow / Charles Laughton etc ] no incsps, no annotations , sound binding but rusty staples & handling soil. Front cover states " With the Compliments of John Player & Sons.Branch of the imperial Tobacco Co.[of Great Britain and Ireland] Ltd. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for TOAD OF TOAD HALL A PLAY FROM KENNETH GRAHAME'S BOOK "THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS"

TOAD OF TOAD HALL A PLAY FROM KENNETH GRAHAME'S BOOK "THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS"

By: A.A.MILNE

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN & CO LTD: 1930

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 123652

Condition: Very Good


Green Cloth Boards with black titles to spine, 195 x 130 mm approx. xiv + 112 pp. Dramatization of "The Wind in the Willows" which Milne explains in his introduction has "enough of Kenneth Grahame in it to appease his many admirers, and enough of me in it to justify my name on the title page". First published in April 1929 the copy offered by us is a first printing of the Second and Cheaper Edition December 1930. VG / Poor (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling to cloth. No previous owner name, insc. or annotations. Dust Jacket- quite grubby from dust soiling/handling with ni... View more info

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THE NEW BALLET Kurt Jooss and his work

By: A.V.COTON , Dance Expert , Kurt JOOSS , Chorographer ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, DENNIS DOBSON: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123691

Condition: Very Good


Dark Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine,280 x 220 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, 156 pp. A book of enduring beauty on the work of Kurt Jooss who presented to the public in the 1930's and 40's a completely new method of theatrical dance based on the researches of his teacher Rudolf Laban closer to the idiom and ideology of the earliest sorts of theatrical dance. The book contains the original dress designs for 8 of the companies' productions by eminent costume designers of the day namely Doris Zinkeisen, Dmitri Bouchene and Hein Heckroth, reproduced in eight colours on 8 plates of ... View more info

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THE VOICE An Introduction to Practical Phonology NEW Edition

By: AIKIN , W A , DR, RUMSEY , H St John , Late Choral Scholar King's College Cambridge

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, LONGMANS , GREEN & Co.Ltd: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120522

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j VG/VG.1st thus-new impression by H St.J Rumsey -Late Choral Scholar King's College Cambridge; now a speech therapist at Guy's, London.- & once called " a curator of the English language " by the late Dr Aikin.A Standard work on the subject .It indicates what are the real problems in voice training.Illustrated with 8 Figs, numerous Tables & Diagrams+ Fold-out Pronunciation Chart [ clean as new].[ breathing/ consonants / resonate/ vibrate / whisper etc] 165pp.[ maroon cloth gilt tiles, small neat ink name top fep, no other annotation, old cellotape out-line to end papers] Dust Ja... View more info

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MIDAS: AN ENGLISH BURLETTA, (IN TWO ACTS) AS IT IS PERFORMED AT THE THEATRE ROYAL IN COVENT GARDEN "

By: ANNONYMOUS ( KANE O'HARA)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: LONDON, T. LOWNDES, W. GRIFFIN & W. NICOLL: 1771

Seller ID: 117997

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper covered boards with black titles to spine, 210x130, Engraved Frontis 32pp, Sixth Edition 1771. "An Englifh Burletta,etc"VG (Book- Recently sewn on three tapes with paper covered boards and plain ivory laid end papers. Paper of book block a little age tanned with some foxing to rear signature). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for SADLER'S WELLS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OLD VIC THEATRE PROGRAMME , THE VALKYRIE an Opera in 3 Acts, Season 1937-38 , Friday December 31st 1937

SADLER'S WELLS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OLD VIC THEATRE PROGRAMME , THE VALKYRIE an Opera in 3 Acts, Season 1937-38 , Friday December 31st 1937

By: AUSTIN , Sumner , Producer, COLLINGWOOD , Lawrence , Conductor ,WORSLEY , Bruce D , Theatre Manager

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Printers Mercer & Sons: 1937

Seller ID: 118826

Condition: Good


Tightly bound stapled P/b London theatre programme.1937.The Valkyrie conducted by L Collingwood & produced by S Austin.[Theatre Manager BD Worsley] 12pp.[ Roderick Lloyd/ Arnold Matters / J Wright / J CRoss / C Wessels / E Coates ] p/b has been stored folded in the past. 3d. PLS See our image View more info

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FOLKLORE AND CUSTOMS OF RURAL ENGLAND

By: BAKER , Margaret ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot / New Jersey, David & Charles / Rowman & Littlefield: 1975

Seller ID: 120079

ISBN: 0715365797

Condition: Fine


H/b+D/j.FINE/VG.illustrated 14 b/w photographic plates & in line.Myth & Legend, Country Ways, Rural Traditions, English Folklore, Social History, Performing Arts, Seasonal Feasts, Plays, Morris Dancers - much centered around village life & the seasonal calendar & Church.[ gilt titles to book , No inscsp] Dust Jacket not clipped,rear cover a bright green, light even spine fade.no tears, loss or creasing.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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MONROE, MARILYN PHOTOGRAPHS SELECTED FROM THE FILES OF UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL BETTMANN

By: BAKER,ROGER

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, Grange Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3499

ISBN: 1856274691

Condition: Fine


1st edition thus- Grange publishers.White laminated photo illus boards+ matching Dust Jacket.Illustrated 150 b/w plates.Roger Baker Film Reviewer & Author,176pp. book fine no inscsp.; D/j not clipped, small closed tear 4mm to f/r/corner o/w fine.B iography tells Marilyn Monroe 's story without sensationalism,gossip or rumour[ Norma Jeane / N J Dougherty / Marilyn Monroe / Dimaggio / MIller ] Hollywood Star Model.Fine/vg.unfortunately extra postage will be required for overses orders due to weight of this book. PLS See our image View more info

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TALES FROM THE BALLET

By: BARBER , ANTONIA , WALLIS , DIZ

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, KINGFISHER: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10037

ISBN: 1856973611

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ D/j. large Slim. Colour illustrated by Artist Diz Wallis [ Battle of the Beasts etc ] with 9 stories by Antonio Barber [ The Mousehole Cat etc ] A Childrens author who grew up with Ballet. 80pps includes 2 pages to rear with Notes on 9 Famous ballet tales. 80pp. [ book as new, No inscsp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped,slight wrinkling to top rear edge , very minor dot scuff to some corners. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

STRAND THEATRE , IT'S A GIRL , A NEW FARCE [ THE MAGAZINE PROGRAMME NO 880 ]

By: BELLEW , KYRLE [ PROPRIETOR ] , MELFORD , AUSTIN [ PLAYWRIGHT ]

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE MAGAZINE PROGRAMME / STRAND THEATRE: 1932

Seller ID: 7381

Condition: Good


28 pages , Stapled off white Strand Theatre programme - It's A Girl - a new farce by Austin Melford , produced by Leslie Henson and Firth Shephard , dated 1932 , Cast of M Montrose / V Sylvia / A Melford / C Ediss / L Henson / S Howard / J Stuart , full page mono plate L Hensona and Sydney Howard , no inscsp / annotations , good View more info

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GRAFT , TALES of an ACTOR

By: BERKOFF , Steven , Theatre Director, Playwright , Actor & Pioneer

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, OBERON: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 5861

ISBN: 1840020407

Condition: Fine


SIGNED COPY. FINE H/b in NrFINE D/j.1st ed.1st print.The author's personal tales of an actor spoken with a bracing honesty of all round Experience of Theatre life - a pioneer - with views both caustic and invigorating [ later also appeared in films ] " to be read by anyone interested in the theatre and in the work of actors." Paul Scofield [ the soul of the actor / acute / painful / funny /terrors of stupidity / and hilarity ] by one dynamic & unforgettable character. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BERTOLT BRECHT PLAYS VOLUME II

By: BERTOLT BRECHT, Playwright [ 1898- 1956 ]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1962

Edition: First Ediiton Thus

Seller ID: 123748

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 210 x 135 mm approx. viii 312 pp. Vol contains two of the author's masterpieces + one of his earlier plays. Mother Courage and her children - translated by Eric Bentley written in 1938-9; The Good Person of Szachwan translated by John Willett written between 1938-41 and St. Joan of the Stockyards translated by Frank Jones and written between 1929-31. Vg/Good (Book- Previous owner book plate to front paste down. Dust Jacket- - sunned to spine with rubbing, small tears and loss max tear 13 mm approx. Max loss up to15 mm around head og spine. Now i... View more info

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STARS IN BATTLEDRESS A Light-Hearted Look at Service Entertainment in the Second World War

By: BILL PERTWEE

Price: £55.00

Publisher: SEVENOAKS, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 119857

ISBN: 034054662x

Condition: Near Fine


Numerous Signatures.Black Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160mm approx. 222pp. Stories of the famous show biz stars who entertained the forces during WWII in various theatres of war. The book also includes the post-war Combined Service Entertainment. The copy we offer for sale is not only inscribed "Best Wishes" and signed by Bill Pertwee (of Dad's Army fame) on the title page in blue ink with no other name but is also signed by some of the entertainers including Russ Conway, Stan Hall, Sella Moray and Jimmy Howe (Major James H. Howe) the later with fellow POW's established a b... View more info

ENCHANTED EVENINGS the Broadway Musical from Show Boat to Sondheim

By: BLOCK , GEOFFREY , Professor of Music

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NEW YORK & OXFORD, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10334

ISBN: 0195107918

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Near FINE D/j.1st edi. G BLock - Professor of Music at University of Puget Sound School of Music.- he has published widely on the Broadway Musical & has composed 3 musicals etc . 410pp , illustrated b/w plates & in line, throuhgout.Preface.Intro.Synopses , Discography , 16 Appendices. Notes. Select Biblio; [ revivals , scores , sources etc ] Lilac boards, navy 1/4 binding & silver titles. no inscsp.] Dust Jacket not not price clipped, $35.Minor edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SIX ENID BLYTON PLAYS

By: BLYTON , Enid ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN & Co ltd: 1956

Seller ID: 123982

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b. Small.166pp.170x110mm.6 Plays by the prolific Children's Author Enid Blyton:- includes a Princess Robin Hood / Magic Cap / Nursery Rhyme land / Squirrel's Secret & Brownies.[ clean throughout, no inscsp. no annotation, tight binding, for-edge tanned ] cover light handling & light spine fade. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info