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EXTRA TURNS

By: "Cue"

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Samuel French Ltd.: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: C532

Condition: V.g.


51pp, 1 b&w illustration of the author, original light green card, spine a little suNned. 'a selection from the humourous monologues, duologues, sketches and foot light flashes' apparantley 'the equivalent to two hours at a music hall' 'footlight flashes from a music hall matinee as heard in the stalls'. View more info

THE BRITISH ALMANAC and Family Cyclopaedia For the year of Our Lord 1901

By: Almanac

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Charles Letts & Co.: 1901

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Y396

Condition: V.g.


xxiv, 448, xxv-lv, pp. Dark red roan leather card covers., gilt titles and blind stamped dec. borders. Rubbed to the extremities. A sound copy with all edges gilt. 74th year of issue. [orig. pub by Charles Knight]. 'A Mass of Astronomical, Meteorological, offical, and other useful Information of a Practical Useful Character'. Each edition of this famous almanac has different articles and contents. This edition includes London Theatre seating plans with each theatre filling one page. View more info

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

Condition: V.g.


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 ORIGIN OF OLD BACHELOR'S Sung By Mr Bannister Jnr. At the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane ....

By: Ashley, J[ohn]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Bland & Wellers Music House, 23 Oxford Street: 1802

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: M1512

Condition: Fine


4pp. ND c 1802. 3 verses. Drop head title Plate engraved. Mr John Ashley [of Bath] Anne Bland went into partnership with Wellers in 1793 and ceased in 1818 upon his death. RARE. [Full title:- THE ORIGIN OF OLD BACHELOR'S Sung By Mr Bannister Jnr. At the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and by Mr Edwin at the Theatres Royal, Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham & c.] No copy traced. 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

ISBN: 0521265959

Condition: Fine


1104pp, illustrated throughout View more info

BBC LUNCH-TIME LECTURES Second Series October 1963-March 1964 Lectures 1-6

By: BBC

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The British Broadcasting Corporation: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: CF480

Condition: Fine


Six Lunch time lectures bound in green cloth, gilt. Title-page with BBC imprint to the verso. Broadcasting to Europe James Monahan; Broadcasting and Education John Scupham; The Prospect Before Us Stuart Hood; The National Theatre of the Air Martin Esslin; The Challenge of Cirmcumstances W. Proctor Wilson; Sound Radion in the Televion Age Frank Gillard. View more info

SHOULD HE UPBRAID

By: Bishop, Henry R.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Goulding & Co., 20 Soho Square: 1825

Seller ID: M1223

Condition: Fine


ND c 1825. 7pp. Disbound copy. Engraved title-page with plate engraved notation. Sung by Miss M. Tree in Shakespeare's Play The Gentlemen of Verona' etc etc. Bishop was Composer and Director of Music at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden [1786-1855] and was the first musician ever to be knighted. View more info

SWEET MAID from The Circassian Bride sung at Theatre Royal, Dury Lane.

By: Bishop, Henry R.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, L.Lavenu, 26 New Bond Street.: 1809

Seller ID: M1120

Condition: Fine


ND c 1809. 4pp. Disbound copy. Engraved title-page with title to upper half of the cover, with plate engraved notation. Sung by Mrs Bland. The Circassian Bride was first produced at theTheatre Royal in on 23rd February 1809. The next night the theatre was burnt to the ground! All the scores of the opear were lost. A few songs and the overture have survived included the above. Bishop was Composer and Director of Music at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden [1786-1855] and was the first musician ever to be knighted. View more info

LOCH NA GARR a favourite air sung by Mrs Mountain with unbounded applause at Public and Private Concerts

By: Bishop, Henry R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, L.Lavenu, 26 New Bond Street.: 1810

Seller ID: M1103

Condition: Fine


ND c 1810. 3pp. Disbound copy. Attractive engraved title-page with title to upper half of the cover, with plate engraved notation. [Song, begins: "Away, ye gay landscapes"]. Bishop was Composer and Director of Music at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden [1786-1855] and was the first musician ever to be knighted. View more info

THE DASHING WHITE SARGEANT The Favourite Militaryt Song Sung By Miss Stephens, Madame Vestri, Miss Paton

By: Bishop, Henry R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London and Dublin, Goulding, D’Almaine, 20 Soho Square, 7 Westmorland St.: 1826

Seller ID: M1457

Condition: Fine


4pp. Disbound copy. Stain marks to the margins. Engraved half-page title with plate engraved notation. Sung by Miss Stephens in the Opera 'The Lord of the Manor' at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Bishop was Composer and Director of Music at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden [1786-1855] and was the first musician ever to be knighted. View more info

MY SOLDIER LOVE

By: Bishop, Henry R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London and Dublin, Goulding, D’Almaine, 20 Soho Square, 7 Westmorland St.: 1820

Seller ID: M1456

Condition: Fine


W/M 1813. 4pp. Disbound copy. Stain marks to the margins. Engraved half-page title with plate engraved notation. Sung by Miss Stephens in The Antiquary at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Bishop was Composer and Director of Music at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden [1786-1855] and was the first musician ever to be knighted. View more info

LOVE HAS EYES

By: Bishop, Henry R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London and Dublin, Goulding, D’Almaine, Potter & Co, 20 Soho Square, 7 Westmorland St.: 1814

Seller ID: M1455

Condition: Fine


ND c 1814. 4pp. Disbound copy. Engraved half-page title with plate engraved notation. Sung by Mr Sinclair in the comic opera 'The Farmer's Wife' at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Bishop was Composer and Director of Music at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden [1786-1855] and was the first musician ever to be knighted. View more info

THE ROSE OF ABERDEEN A Ballad Sung By Mrs Bland with Unbounded Applause at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane The Poetry By Mr Rannie

By: Bland, Mrs

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Preston, 97 Strand: 1803

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: M1524

Condition: Fine


4pp. C1785 Dropped title-page and rear blank. Copper engraved score. Please email for photos. 34x24cms. Water-mark dated 1803. Maria Theresa Catherine Bland [1770-1838] View more info

American Musical Theatre : A Chronicle

By: Bordman, Gerald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: expanded ediiton

Seller ID: TT272

ISBN: 0195040457

Condition: V.g.


787pp. Pictorial card wrappers. No inscriptions. View more info

THO' LOVE IS WARM AWHILE

By: Braham, Mr

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Goulding & Co., 20 Soho Square: 1811

Seller ID: M1131

Condition: Fine


ND c1811 3pp.[17-19] Disbound copy. Engraved title-page to head of page1 with plate engraved notation. Vocal part above piano score. .'As Sung by Mr Braham with Universal Applause in the Favourite Opera Romance of the Devil's Bridge as performed at the Theatre Royal Lyceum composed and arranged for the Piano Forte by Mr Braham. The Words by S.J. Arnold esq.' John Braham (1774-1856) was one of the leading singers of the 19th century. View more info

IS THERE A HEART THAT NEVER LOV'D

By: Braham, Mr

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Goulding & Co., 20 Soho Square: 1811

Seller ID: M1130

Condition: Fine


ND c1811 3pp.[39-41] Disbound copy. Fold split. Engraved title-page to head of page1 with plate engraved notation. Vocal part above piano score. 'The celebrated Ballad song Sung by Mr Braham with Universal Applause in the Favourite Operatic Romance of the Devil's Bridge now performing at the Theatre Royal Lyceum composed and arranged for the Piano Forte by Mr Braham. The Words by S.J. Arnold esq.' John Braham (1774-1856) was one of the leading singers of the 19th century. View more info

THE BEWILDERED MAID A Ballad Sung by Mr braham in. KAIS OR LOVE IN THE DESERTS as Performed at The Theatre Royal, Dury Lane

By: Braham, Mr

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Goulding, Phipps, D'Almaine & Co. 124 New Bond Street: 1808

Seller ID: M1116

Condition: Fine


ND c1806 111-114pp.[ Disbound copy. Engraved title at head of plate engraved notation. Vocal part above piano score. WM 1806. View more info

SAID A SMILE TO A TEARS sung by the author in the Opera False Alarms at the Theatre Royal, Dury Lane

By: Braham, Mr

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Goulding, Phipps, D'Almaine & Co. 124 New Bond Street: 1808

Seller ID: M1104

Condition: Fine


ND c1808 22-27pp.[ Disbound copy. Attractive Georgian engraved title-page with plate engraved notation. Vocal part above piano score. WM 1808. View more info

REST WEARY TRAVELLER A Favourite Duett Sung by Mr Braham & Mr T. Rovedine ...Operatic Romance Devil's Bridge

By: Braham, Mr

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Goulding & Co., 20 Soho Square: 1810

Seller ID: M1101

Condition: Fine


ND c1810 5pp.[76-80] Disbound copy. Pages loose and rear page chips with lose to margins but plate complete Engraved title-page to head of page1 with plate engraved notation. Vocal part above piano score. [Full title] 'REST WEARY TRAVELLER A Favourite Duett Sung by Mr Braham & Mr T. Rovedine with Universal Applause in the Favourite Operatice Romance of the Devil's Bridge now performing at the Theatre Royal Lyceum composed and arranged for the Piano Forte by Mr Braham. The Words by S.J. Arnold esq.' John Braham (1774-1856) was one of the leading singers of the 19th century. View more info

SALLY IN OUR ALLEY A Favourite Song Sung By Mr Incledon at The Theatre Royal Covent Garden

By: Carey, Mr [Henry]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Goulding & Co., No 45 Pall Mall: 1805

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: M1451

Condition: Fine


2pp. In the key of D major. Half-title over two pages of printed score for voice and keyboard. 7 verses of libretti. Beneath the verses is a 4 line guitar part in the key of Cmajor. Neat stamp of the Edinburgh music-seller Rockhead & Son. No watermark but the two companies were active in the first decade of the nineteenth century. A lovely copy disbound from a volume. [Heny Carey 1687-1743] View more info