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1 Anderson, Jean
LATE JOYS AT THE PLAYERS THEATRER353
T. V. Boardman & Co. Ltd, London 1943 1st edition hard back V.g. No Jacket large 8vo 
119pp. Illustrated throughout. A history of the Players' Theatre, London's only Victorian Music Hall, located under the arches near Charing Cross Station. Musical examples, posters, photos etc. Whire buckram boards with a pictorial block in red to the front cover. A nice copy 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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2 Banham, Martin [ed]
The Cambridge Guide to World TheatreH490
Cambridge Univ Press, London 1989 0521265959 / 9780521265959 1st edition Hardback Fine Fine large octavo 
1104pp, illustrated throughout 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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3 Beerbohm, Max
AROUND THEATRESR337
Rupert Hart-Davis, London 1933 1st edition hard back V.g. V.G. Foxed large 8vo 
583pp. First single volume edition. D.j. and fore-edge foxed. Green cloth, gilt title to spine on red title block 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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4 Brahms
ROBERT HELPMAN : ChoreographerR352
B.T. Batsford, London 1943 1st edition hard back V.g., Foxed V.G. Foxed 4to 
42pp. 70 plates. Attractive d.j. by Leslie Hurry. Generally foxed but a sound copy with a complete but slightly rubbed d.j 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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5 Broadbent, R.J.
A HISTORY OF PANTOMIMEPa615
Simpkin Marshall Hamilton, Kent and Co. Ltd., London 1901 1st edition Hardback V.g. small 8vo 
226pp. Publisher's red cloth, gilt. A trifle grubby but a sound copy. Scarce in the original edition. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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6 C. Arthur Pearson
SUCCESSFUL CONJURINGT332
C. Arthur Pearson, London 1963 second edition revised hard back V.g. V G price-clipped 8vo 
256pp, 288 illustrations and plates. Orig. pub. 1951. Enlarged to 26 chapters. Printed on quality paper a comprehensive account of tricks and methods of basic conjuring. Rather rubbed d.j. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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7 Cochran, Charles B.
COCK-A-DOODLE-DOR262
J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London 1941 1st reprint Hard Cover V.g. No Jacket 8vo 
xv, 368pp. 40 plates. Signed by the author and dedication to Geoffrey Wright, the composer and writer who worked at the Gate Theatre studio, London. 'To Geoffrey Wright in gratitude and all good wihes Charles B. Cochran' to the title-page. Blue cloth gilt with CB device to the front board. Dusty spine. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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8 Cochran, Charles B.
SHOWMAN LOOKS ONR255
J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London 1945 1st edition Hard Cover V.g. No Jacket 8vo 
323pp. Col. frontis. and illus. throughout. Gift inscription to f.f.e.p. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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9 Courtenay, Tom; Courtenay, Annie Eliza
Dear Tom : Letters from HomeQ161
Doubleday, London 2000 038560095X / 9780385600958 1st ed., 1st imp. Hardback Fine Fine 8vo 
294pp. Photos. Neat cut to front end-paper to remove a name otherwise unclipped, marked or faded. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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10 CRAIG, E.Gordon
THE THEATRE ADVANCINGG267
Constable, London 1921 1st edition Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
half-title, lxxxvii, 290 pp, uncut, with tinted frontispiece. Original holland-backed brown boards. Corners bumped otherwise a nice clean and fresh copy. Correction slip bound in on dedication page. Printed by The Chiswick Press, Chancery Lane, London 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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11 CRAIG, Edward Gordon
ON THE ART OF THE THEATREV163
Seven Arts Books Club/William Heinneman, 1958 reprint hard back V.g. V G sunned large 8vo 
xxiii, 296pp. D.j. design by K.F. Stewart. 7 paltes. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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12 Cruise, Boyd and Merle Harton
SIGNOR FARANTA'S IRON THEATREH140
Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans 1982 0917860136 / 9780917860133 1st edition hardback Fine V.g. 
xii + 144 pages. Illustrated with frontispiece and 15 photographic reproductions. The first edition had a print run of 1000 copies only. A little fraying to lower edge of d.j. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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13 Damase, Jacques
Les Folies du Music-Hall : A History of the Music-Hall in Paris from 1914 to the Present DayR350
Spring Books, London 1970 0600354105 / 9780600354109 re-issue Hardback Fine V G rubbed 4to 
190pp. Foreword by Noel Coward. Illus. throughout 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 Dane, Clemence
BROOME STAGESV178
Heinemann, London 1931 New impression hard back V.g. No Jacket large 8vo 
703pp. Decorated title by Rex Whistle. Brown cloth, gilt [unfaded]. The story of an English theatrical family in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The story was made into a television series in 1966. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 Davies, Robertson
HAPPY ALCHEMYCG173
Viking, New York 1998 0140275622 / 9780140275629 1st edition, 1st impression hard back Fine Fine large 8vo 
xiv, 384pp, Red pictorial illus. d.j. [13579108642]. Rear flap crease otherwise a lovely unmarked copy. No inscriptions, fading, clipping or marks. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 Doran, Dr.
"THEIR MAJESTIES' SERVANTS"BB531
John C. Nimmo., London 1897 Second edition. red cloth, gilt V.g. 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" tall 
x, 459pp, with a portriat and 89 wood engravings .Also kown as "Annals of the English Stage from Thomas Betterton to Edmund Kean, Actors- Authors- Audiences."This book is a preface to the Peoples Edition published in 1865, Top edge gilt. Spine grubby 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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17 Drinkwater, John
OLIVER CROMWELLD134
Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., London 1923 fourth impression Hardback Fine No Jacket 8vo 
vii, 80pp, small octavo, original red cloth, paper spine label chipped. [spare label present at rear]. A play dedicated to Bernard Shaw. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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18 Edwin A. Dawes
THE GREAT ILLUSIONISTSPa951
Chartwell Books Inc., New Jersey 1984 0890092400 / 9780890092408 1st Edition Hardback Fine V G price-clipped 4to 
216pp. Illustrated throughout. White illus. d.j. [clipped]. Scarce in the UK. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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19 Forbes-Winslow, D.
DALY'S The Biography of a TheatreR345
W.H. Allen, London 1944 1st ediiton hard back V.g. 8vo 
220pp. Attractive pictorial boards by Louis Curti. War quality paper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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20 Ganong, Joan
BACKSTAGE AT STRATFORDL1120
Longmans Canada Limited,, Canada 1962 1st edition hardback V.g. V.g. 
198pp, 9 plates 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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