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Bumper Film Book

By: -

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Spring Books: 1111

Seller ID: 689

Condition: Very Good

Early 1950s - Features Ben Hur and Gigi. 160 pp, cloth boards with light damp stain, dustjacket with two tears to top of spine, no loss. Numerous b + w and colour pictures of stars such as Elvis, Doris Day etc. articles (apparently) by Richard Burton, Tony Curtis, Joan Collins, Kirk Douglas, biographies of Kenneth More and interviews with 'back room boys' etc. View more info

The John Travolta Annual 1980

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Stafford Pemberton: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6243

Condition: Very Good

Tall format. 44pp, laminated coloured boards. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Articles on John's Ideal Girl, his stand-in Jeff Zinn, How 'Fever' was made etc. Original owner's name and address on inner board, the Superquiz has been ticked, traces of pencil ticking on Lifelines article, otherwise clean. Rare. View more info

The Film Story of Gone With The Wind

By: -

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Hollywood Publications: 1948

Seller ID: 14928

Condition: Very Good

88pp, the paper browning a little with age, softback covers with a couple of light creases. Many b + w photographs from the film. Internally clean and tight. How the film came to be made, biographies of the stars etc., published as a souvenir of the film. Part of the Famous Film Series. View more info

Notes and Queries November 1914

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: John C Francis: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15917

Condition: Good

Worn blue paper covers, the front one detached. Internally clean and tight. Miscellaneous information on spurious Waverley novels, the family of Robinson of Appleby, sizes of wine bottles, a bibliography of Thomas Holcroft, Sir Thomas Browne and his books, the Lindsays of Edinburgh etc. View more info

Aeschyli Septem Quae Supersunt Tragoediae Editio Altera

By: Aeschylus Edited by Gilbert Murray

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1955

Seller ID: 10148

Condition: Very Good

Oxford Classical Texts Series. 2nd edition. 376pp, dark blue cloth covered boards.Complete dustjacket with a couple of closed tears to the edges. A couple of spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally very clean. Latin Preface and Notes, Greek text View more info

Agamemnon Libation Bearers Eumenides Fragments

By: Aeschylus Edited By Herbert Weir Smyth and Hugh LLoyd Jones

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Harvard: 1999

Seller ID: 14761

ISBN: 0674991613

Condition: Fine

Loeb dual text classical library. 611pp, including Index. Complete dustjacket. A very clean copy. Greek and English text of Agamemnon, Libation Bearers and Eumenides, and of fragments of lost plays with English Notes on them. View more info

Ego 9

By: Agate, James

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Harrap: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5959

Condition: Very Good

352pp, blue cloth covered boards, sun darkened to edges and spine. B + w photographs - Lillian Gish, Fernandel etc. A few light spots of foxing to flyleaves, otherwise clean. Theatre life - The concluding volume of autobiography, from 1946. View more info

Francis Hayman

By: Allen, Brian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Yale: 1987

Seller ID: 16729

ISBN: 0300039530

Condition: Fine

Large format. 196p, illustrated soft covers. Colour and black and white illustrations. A very clean copy. A study of an important painter of the mid eighteenth century, who was the teacher of Gainsborough and whose work included conversation pieces, history painting, book illustration and theatrical painting. Also includes the catalogue of the exhibition in 1987. View more info

Books Of Bale

By: Arden, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1760

ISBN: 0413403106

Condition: Fine

532 pp. Complete dustjacket. Very clean. The story of a Tudor bishop and playwright, set in Shakespeare's London. View more info

Lysistrata of Aristophanes An English Version

By: Aristophanes and Fitts, Dudley

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Faber: 1965

Seller ID: 7466

Condition: Very Good

2nd revised edition. 68pp, laminated softback covers. Text in English and Notes. Original owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean and VG++. View more info

The Frogs and Three Other Plays Translated By Frere Hickie Mitchell and Cumberland

By: Aristophanes and Frere, John Hookham et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dent: 1911

Seller ID: 10149

Condition: Very Good

First Everyman edition. 256pp, grey cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to the spine. Decorated title pages and endpapers. Internally clean. Introduction of 1820 by John Hookham Frere. Includes The Frogs, translated by Frere, The Trial of Euripides The Thesmophorians translated by W. Hickie, The Clouds translated by T Mitchell and The Wasps, translated by Cumberland. View more info

Vol III The Lysistrata The Thesmophoriazusae The Ecclesiazusae The Plutus

By: Aristophanes Edited by Benjamin Bickley Rogers

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1931

Seller ID: 14665

Condition: Very Good

Loeb dual text classical Library. 471pp, green cloth covered boards, with Dewey number, with a little wear to top of spine. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, otherwise internally very clean. Vol III contains the Greek and English text of the four plays and an Index. View more info

Man at Play Nine Centuries of Pleasure Making

By: Armitage, John

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Warne: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12603

ISBN: 0723220182

Condition: Very Good

192pp, complete dustjacket with one closed tear to edge. B + w illustrations. One small light mark to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and Near Fine. A history of pleasure in England from medieval times to the present day. View more info

8 New One-Act Plays of 1938 6th Series

By: Armstrong, William (ed) and Arlett, Vera and Corrie, Joe et al

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Lovat Dickson: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11095

Condition: Very Good

223pp, red cloth covered boards. Internally clean. Plays by Vera Arlett, Joe Corrie, Geoffrey Thomas, Stuart Ready, M H Noel-Paton, James Lansdale Hodson, W Eric Harris and F Sladen-Smith View more info

The Story of Sadler's Wells 1683 1964

By: Arundell, Dennis

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5652

Condition: Very Good

306pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. B + w illustrations. Ex library, with pocket on inner board and stamps on flyleaf and title page, otherwise clean , so sold as good reading copy. The history of one of the oldest English Theatres, and the actors and playwrights who worked there. View more info

A Portrait of Sheridan

By: Ayling, Stanley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Constable: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14810

ISBN: 0094653801

Condition: As New

218pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A biography of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, the 18th century dramatist and politician. View more info

Called to Be Saints a Biblical Play in Five Scenes

By: Bacon, Evelyn M

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Epworth Press: 1943

Seller ID: 15186

Condition: Very Good

48pp, with stapled softback covers, with a couple of marks. Internally clean. A play for 13 women characters mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles, set in the early church at the time of Paul. View more info

Andersen's English

By: Barry, Sebastian

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Faber: 2010

Seller ID: 14783

ISBN: 0571242286

Condition: Very Good

86pp, illustrated softback covers. One light crease to the top of a couple of pages, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. The text of the play, and photographs and biographies of the original cast from the Hampstead Theatre production. Hans Christian Andersen makes an unexpected visit to Charles Dickens' family home. View more info

The Barber of Seville The Marriage of Figaro

By: Beaumarchais

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1976

Seller ID: 15311

ISBN: 0140441336

Condition: Very Good

Introduction by John Wood. 256pp illustrated softback covers with a light scrape mark to the back edge. Internally clean and tight. The text of two plays, in an English translation, with Notes on the Characters and Costumes. View more info

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

By: Beaumont, Francis and Fletcher, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Robert Holden: 1925

Seller ID: 5871

Condition: Very Good

125pp, brown cloth covered boards, hand cut foredge. Flyleaf removed and previous owner's name on label to inner board, a few spots of foxing to bottom edge, otherwise a clean copy. Prepared by G B Harrison, one of the Fortune Play Books series. View more info