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Image for My Betters. SIGNED BY AUTHOR

My Betters. SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By: BISHOP, GEORGE, W.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Heinemann 1957 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 44235


Red cloth lettered in silver. Very good in good dustwrapper (dw: slightly chipped / small tear / back covers marked). Num. photo. illustrations . 282 pp. SIGNED AND long INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR To Stanley Norman. ALSO inclosed is a hand-written letter (3 pages) of the author’s daughter, explaining about S. Norman to a friend. - Memoirs of a theatre journalist who meets the Marx brothers, Sibelius, Chaplin, etc., The character “Deacon”in George Moore's novel “Conv... View more info

The British Theatre.

By: CLUNES, ALEC:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cassell.London. 1964 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73343


Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. A few tears to front. Price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1965. Else a clean and tight copy. 188pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. A history of the British Theatre with many illustrations. View more info

Image for The Stage in the Year 1900, A Souvenir. Being a collection of photogravure plates portraying the leading players and playwrights of the day and a history of the stage during the Victorian era. Limited to 300 copies.

The Stage in the Year 1900, A Souvenir. Being a collection of photogravure plates portraying the leading players and playwrights of the day and a history of the stage during the Victorian era. Limited to 300 copies.

By: EDEN HOOPER, W.: KNIGHT, Joseph:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Spottiswoode & Co. 1901 1st:

Seller ID: 78646


Hardback, large, approx 10.5 x 8 inches. Heavy morocco leather binding, thick beveled boards, raised and gilt banding to spine, gilt lettering, gilt paneling and embossed decorations to boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Brass clasp lost, front fastening only remains. Cloth reinforced hinges. Numbered 24/300. Inside pages and plates all very clean and tight. 184pp. Illustrated with photogravure port... View more info

Image for Queen Elizabeth, An Historical Play. In Two Acts. SIGNED.

Queen Elizabeth, An Historical Play. In Two Acts. SIGNED.

By: HOLE, W. G.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cecil Palmer, 1928 1st edition,:

Seller ID: 78352


Hardback, 7 x 5 ins. Hard card covers with salmon pink paper cover lettered in black. In good condition. Boards and spine faded, mid-length split to paper at spine, with small tear at top end. Stamped postcard loose in front dated 1935. Author’s signature to title page, and dedicatory inscription to endpaper “Helen N. Solly, from W.G.H., July 1939.” A couple of minor cracks between gatherings, mild foxing to pages throughout. 103pp. + 1pp cat. View more info

Image for The Gates of Ur, or The Secret Truth. A Play in Three Acts. SIGNED.

The Gates of Ur, or The Secret Truth. A Play in Three Acts. SIGNED.

By: HOLE, W. G.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cecil Palmer, 1931 1st edition, Printed in GB, with US Copyright.:

Seller ID: 78354


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 ins. Light brown cloth covers with lettering in black to front and spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Slight darkening to endpapers. Some foxing to half-title, A couple of minor spots and some darkening to page edges, Author’s inscription to title page, else a clean and tight copy. 91pp. + 1pp cat. View more info

The Wrong Side of the Park.

By: MORTIMER, JOHN:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Heinemann. 1960 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 61831


8vo. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. 128pp. With b/w photographs. John Mortimer’s first full length play with photographs of stage production with Margaret Leighton, Robert Stephens, Wendy Craig, Richard Johnson. View more info

The Lyceum. Illustrated from the Raymond Mander and Joe Mitcheson Theatre Collection.

By: WILSON, A.E.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dennis Yates. London. 1952. 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70215


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks. Slightly rubbed along edgs with small chips and tears. Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 208pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. History of Henry Irving’s theatre, The Lyceum. View more info

The Mulberry Bush, a play in three acts.

By: WILSON, ANGUS:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Secker & Warburg. 1956 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 53877


Sm. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Small marks on covers). Not price clipped. Newspaper obituary of author pasted onto front endpapers and first blank page. Else a clean and tight copy. 112pp. “Nor is it fair merely to say that he has written a play of ideas; The Mulberry Bush is that much rarer thing, a play about people of ideas.” - Kenneth Tynan in... View more info

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Bring On The Girls The Improbable Story of Our Life in Musical Comedy, with Pictures to Prove It.

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.; BOLTON, Guy;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London Herbert Jenkins 1953 1st US edition:

Seller ID: 76947


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Half bound green cloth and purple paper covered boards. With red lettering and green stars to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve, rubbing to edges and spine, chips to ends of spine.) Minor rubbing to edges of boards. Minor marks to boards. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 278pp. With B&W photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Bring On The Girls The Improbable Story of Our Life in Musical Comedy, with Pictures to Prove It.

Bring On The Girls The Improbable Story of Our Life in Musical Comedy, with Pictures to Prove It.

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.; BOLTON, Guy;

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London Herbert Jenkins 1954 1st UK edition:

Seller ID: 76946


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. With black lettering and vignette to cloth, In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve, rubbing to edges and spine.) Minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Minor marks to endpapers else pages very clean and tight throughout. 248pp. With B&W photo illustrations. View more info