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LATE JOYS AT THE PLAYERS THEATRE

By: Anderson, Jean

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, T. V. Boardman & Co. Ltd: 1943

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: R353


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 View more info

The Cambridge Guide to World Theatre

By: Banham, Martin [ed]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge Univ Press: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: H490


1104pp, illustrated throughout View more info

AROUND THEATRES

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1933

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: R337


583pp. First single volume edition. D.j. and fore-edge foxed. Green cloth, gilt title to spine on red title block View more info

ROBERT HELPMAN : Choreographer

By: Brahms

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1943

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: R352


42pp. 70 plates. Attractive d.j. by Leslie Hurry. Generally foxed but a sound copy with a complete but slightly rubbed d.j View more info

A HISTORY OF PANTOMIME

By: Broadbent, R.J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Hamilton, Kent and Co. Ltd.: 1901

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Pa615


226pp. Publisher's red cloth, gilt. A trifle grubby but a sound copy. Scarce in the original edition. View more info

SUCCESSFUL CONJURING

By: C. Arthur Pearson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1963

Edition: second edition revised

Seller ID: T332


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. View more info

SHOWMAN LOOKS ON

By: Cochran, Charles B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1945

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: R255


323pp. Col. frontis. and illus. throughout. Gift inscription to f.f.e.p. View more info

COCK-A-DOODLE-DO

By: Cochran, Charles B.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1941

Edition: 1st reprint

Seller ID: R262


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. View more info

Dear Tom : Letters from Home

By: Courtenay, Tom; Courtenay, Annie Eliza

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 2000

Edition: 1st ed., 1st imp.

Seller ID: Q161


294pp. Photos. Neat cut to front end-paper to remove a name otherwise unclipped, marked or faded. View more info

THE THEATRE ADVANCING

By: CRAIG, E.Gordon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1921

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: G267


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 View more info

ON THE ART OF THE THEATRE

By: CRAIG, Edward Gordon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Seven Arts Books Club/William Heinneman: 1958

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: V163


xxiii, 296pp. D.j. design by K.F. Stewart. 7 paltes. View more info

SIGNOR FARANTA'S IRON THEATRE

By: Cruise, Boyd and Merle Harton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Historic New Orleans Collection: 1982

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: H140


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. View more info

Les Folies du Music-Hall : A History of the Music-Hall in Paris from 1914 to the Present Day

By: Damase, Jacques

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1970

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: R350


190pp. Foreword by Noel Coward. Illus. throughout View more info

BROOME STAGES

By: Dane, Clemence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1931

Edition: New impression

Seller ID: V178


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. View more info

HAPPY ALCHEMY

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1998

Edition: 1st edition, 1st impression

Seller ID: CG173


xiv, 384pp, Red pictorial illus. d.j. [13579108642]. Rear flap crease otherwise a lovely unmarked copy. No inscriptions, fading, clipping or marks. View more info

"THEIR MAJESTIES' SERVANTS"

By: Doran, Dr.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo.: 1897

Edition: Second edition.

Seller ID: BB531


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 View more info

OLIVER CROMWELL

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.: 1923

Edition: fourth impression

Seller ID: D134


vii, 80pp, small octavo, original red cloth, paper spine label chipped. [spare label present at rear]. A play dedicated to Bernard Shaw. View more info

THE GREAT ILLUSIONISTS

By: Edwin A. Dawes

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Chartwell Books Inc.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa951


216pp. Illustrated throughout. White illus. d.j. [clipped]. Scarce in the UK. View more info

DALY'S The Biography of a Theatre

By: Forbes-Winslow, D.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1944

Edition: 1st ediiton

Seller ID: R345


220pp. Attractive pictorial boards by Louis Curti. War quality paper. View more info

BACKSTAGE AT STRATFORD

By: Ganong, Joan

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Canada, Longmans Canada Limited,: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: L1120


198pp, 9 plates View more info