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The Vicar of Wakefield and Poems

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1933

Seller ID: 10395

Condition: Very Good


People's Library edition, circa 1915. 289 pp, red cloth covered boards, a little faded to spine. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dent: 1944

Seller ID: 16110

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition, with an Introduction by Austin Dobson. 317pp, olive green cloth covered boards. Dustjacket with wear to the edges. Internally clean. Includes The Deserted Village and She Stoops to Conquer. View more info

Northern Studies

By: Gosse, Edmund

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Walter Scott: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13266

Condition: Very Good


268pp, dark green cloth covered boards with gilt decoration, a little rubbed to ends of spine. Hand cut edges. Internally clean. Introduction by Ernest Rhys and Essays on Norwegian Poetry, Ibsen, Lofoden Islands, Runeberg, the Danish National Theatre, 4 Danish Poets. View more info

Restoration Plays from Dryden to Farquhar

By: Gosse, Edmund (Editor)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Dent: 1925

Seller ID: 16233

Condition: Very Good


Everyman edition with an Introduction by Edmund Gosse. 431pp, green cloth covered boards with gilt ornament to spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. 6 plays - Dryden All For Love; Thomas Otway Venice Preserv'd; Wycherley The Country Wife; Vanbrugh The Provok'd Wife; Congreve The Way of the World and Farquhar The Beaux Stratagem View more info

The Plebeians Rehearse the Uprising A German Tragedy

By: Grass, Gunther

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15621

ISBN: 0140481206

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Ralph Manheim, with an Introductory Address by the author. 122pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. Internally very clean and tight. A play set in East Germany in 1953. View more info

The Glanville Women

By: Gray, Dulcie

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Joseph: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5730

ISBN: 0718121643

Condition: Fine


320pp, complete dustjacket illustrated by David Hughes. A very clean copy. 3 generations of a famous theatrical family, across two World Wars. View more info

In Pleasant Places

By: Grenfell, Joyce

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4748

ISBN: 0333272889

Condition: Very Good


304pp, brown boards, illustrated dustjacket with very slight wear to top edge. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's initials under the dustjacket turnover. Internally very clean. The second volume of entertaining anecdotes and autobiography of the comedy star. View more info

In Pleasant Places

By: Grenfell, Joyce

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8575

ISBN: 0333272889

Condition: Very Good


304pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete and Near Fine. Gift inscription on title page, otherwise a very clean copy. Her second volume of autobiography - Broadway, Elvis etc. View more info

In Pleasant Places

By: Grenfell, Joyce

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Futura: 1980

Seller ID: 9074

ISBN: 0708819060

Condition: Very Good


288pp, the edges browning a little with age, softback covers with photograph of the author. A clean, tight copy. Her second volume of autobiography - Broadway, Elvis etc. View more info

An Invisible Friendship

By: Grenfell, Joyce and Moore, Katharine

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Futura: 1982

Seller ID: 9222

ISBN: 0708822193

Condition: Very Good


314pp, the edges browning a little with age, softback covers with photograph of the author. Original owner's name to inner cover, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Letters to a pen-friend 1957 - 1979 View more info

Every Girl's Annual

By: Groom, Olive and Townley, Pamela et al

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Juvenile Productions: 1111

Seller ID: 7073

Condition: Very Good


Probably circa 1954. 94pp, illustrated colour paper covered boards with a picture of a girl on a horse jumping a fence, red cloth spine, no dustjacket. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations by E Winter and others. Stories, comic strips, things to make, including a theatre. A little rubbing to the edges, original owner's name to corner of inner board, otherwise internally clean. An attractive copy. View more info

A Life In The Theatre

By: Guthrie, Tyrone

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Readers Union and Hamish Hamilton: 1961

Seller ID: 4106

Condition: Very Good


320pp, dustjacket with short tears to the edges. B + w photographs. Previous owner's name stamp on the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. Autobiography of the director - George Bernard Shaw, life at the Old Vic etc. View more info

Tallis's Library Edition of the Works of Shakspere Part I

By: Halliwell, James Orchard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Tallis: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15919

Condition: Good


Tall format with buff soft covers with a little loss to the spine cover. Internally clean and tight. The first number of an edition of Shakespeare, issued in parts. Title page engraved illustration showing the theatres of London, Shakespeare's burthplace etc. with tissue guard. Introduction and Notes by James Orchard Halliwell, and text of The Tempest. Rare. View more info

Three Towneley Playsr

By: Hamley, Dennis (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Heinemann: 1965

Seller ID: 14785

Condition: Very Good


77pp, soft card covers. School stamp to flyleaf and inner cover, otherwise clean. An Introduction and the text of 3 plays from the Wakefield cycle of Mystery Plays, adapted into modern English. View more info

Eight Modern Plays

By: Hampden, John (ed) and A A Milne and Alfred Noyes and Maurice Baring and Miles Malleson et al

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1947

Seller ID: 649

Condition: Very Good


240 pp, dark blue boards. Includes The Princess and the Woodcutter by A A Milne, Robin Hood by Alfred Noyes, The Slippers of Cinderella by W Graham Robertson, Catherine Parr by Maurice Baring and Michael by Miles Malleson. Includes acting notes. View more info

Nine Modern Plays

By: Hampden, John (ed) and Baring, Maurice and Galsworthy, John and Bax, Clifford and Synge, J M and McKinnel, Norman

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1935

Seller ID: 11085

Condition: Very Good


254 pp, dark blue cloth covered boards. A clean copy. Includes The Bishop's Candlesticks and Riders From the Sea. Includes commentary and acting notes on the plays. View more info

English Mystery Plays A Selection

By: Happe, Peter (editor)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1975

Seller ID: 16525

ISBN: 0140430938

Condition: Good


Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Happe. A thick book of 714p, including Notes and Glossary. the paper browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers. Tiny pencil translations over some of the words of the text of the Killing of Abel, and Noah, otherwise clean and tight. An edition which includes 38 plays, forming a composite circle, from the plays of York, Chester, Coventry etc. View more info

Introducing Shakespeare

By: Harrison, G B

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1954

Seller ID: 12541

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. 176pp, the paper browning a little with age, blue and white softback covers. Previous owner's name to front cover, a note to last page, otherwise clean and tight. A classic account of Shakespeare's life, his playhouse and company, the development of this style and problems of modern editing. View more info

Theatre Works 1973 - 1985

By: Harrison, Tony

Price: £5.50

Publisher: King Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 15544

ISBN: 0140088261

Condition: Very Good


448pp, the paper browning a very little with age, illustrated softback covers by Nobby Clarke. Creases to the covers, but internally clean and tight. The Misanthrope, Phaedra Britannica, The Oresteia, Medea etc. View more info

The Oberammagau Passion Play

By: Heaton, Vernon

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1970

Seller ID: 13231

ISBN: 0709113439

Condition: Very Good


160pp, black boards. B + w illustrations. Probably ex reference library - label removed to flyleaf, but no stamps and otherwise very clean. View more info