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The Pavilion Bournemouth - Programme

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bournemouth, 1957

Seller ID: 006846


Tennent Productions Ltd Present 'A Dead Secret' by Rodney Ackland at the Pavilion Bournemouth, week commencing Monday 20th May 1957. Cast included Paul Scofield, Arthur Lowe and Gretchen Franklin. 12 pages including contemporary advertisements. Minor edgewear, otherwise very clean and well-preserved item. View more info

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A Popular History of the Arts

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish Publications Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008434


Comprehenisve guide to the evolution of the arts, including painting, sculpture, drama, music, literature and cinema. 248pp, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly edgeworn and scuffed, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be required for 1st class or overseas shipping. View more info

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Marlon Brando (The Screen Greats)

By: Alan Frank

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007242


Informative biography of the movie star. 80pp, illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Slight bumping to lower edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped and slightly darkened to spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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New Cinema in Eastern Europe

By: Alistair Whyte

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1971

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 004886


Dutton Picturebacks Series. Discussion of the highly original films emerging from Eastern Europe in the 1960's. 159pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Slight foxing to edges and endpapers, some rubbing to spine and curl to covers, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Marilyn: A Hollywood Life

By: Ann Lloyd

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Park Lane: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004414


Marilyn Monroe's life, traced through the camera's view of her as a model, actress and public figure. 118pp with index, lavishly illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine, black endpapers. Boards slightly bowed and bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, will require extra postage on orders outside... View more info

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Three Sisters and Other Plays

By: Anton Tchehov

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1935

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007403


The Phoenix Library edition. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Contain seven plays. 298pp plus publisher's list to rear. Blind stamp to front board, bright gilt design and lettering to spine. Minor bumping to top corners and top edges dusty, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ edgeworn with 1/2" closed tear to top edge and darkened spine with slight loss. View more info

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The Cherry Orchard and Other Plays

By: Anton Tchehov

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1935

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007924


The Phoenix Library edition. 273pp. Gilt design and lettering to spine. Slight bleeding of colour from boards onto fore edges and top edges a little dusty, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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A View From the Bridge: All My Sons (Penguin Plays)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006496


Two of the most popular plays by the American Pullitzer Prize-winning playwright. 171pp. Minor edgewear and sunning to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Talking Pictures - The Story of Hollywood

By: Barry Norman

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books & Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 004412


Portrait of Hollywood and the Hollywood movie, based on the BBC TV series. 343pp with index, lavishly illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards very slightly bowed and minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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Film Greats

By: Barry Norman

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, W H Smith: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004418


Collection of fourteen portraits of Hollywood's most glamorous stars, including Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Humphrey Bogart, Jean Harlow and David Niven. 240pp with index, illustrated with 32 pages of colour photographs. Blue endpapers. Boards slightly bowed, corners bumped and binding slack, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has wear to corners with slight loss and two 1.2" closed tears to edges, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional po... View more info

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Volpone

By: Ben Jonson, Philip Brockbank (Editor)

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1981

Edition: 5th Impression

Seller ID: 006020


New Mermaid edition. 170pp. Minor wear to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Fred Astaire

By: Benny Green

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007241


Well researched biography of the dancer and movie star. 176pp, illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Spine slightly darkened and some staining to lower corners, othwerwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Complete Plays

By: Bernard Shaw

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 000123


Complete plays, 1219pp. No inscriptions. Foreword by the author, warning the reader not to believe anything he or she has read about him in a newspaper. Blind stamped medallion to front cover and spine. Foxing to page edges, rippling to centre of first few pages, spine a little faded. Otherwise good copy. HEAVY BOOK. Additional postage will be requested. View more info

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The One and Only Bing

By: Bob Thomas

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004424


Affectionate recollections of the great moments in the career of Bing Crosby and a tribute to the integrity of his private life. 150pp, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed, spotting to board edges and bottom page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ is fingermarked and has some wear to edges, with chipping at top and bottom of spine, otherwise good. View more info

Life in the Farce Lane or Tragedy With Its Trousers Down - SIGNED COPY

By: Brian Rix

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004093


Light-hearted but well researched history of farce, filled with theatrical anecdotes. 214pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs. Signed to half-title page with dedication "To Ruth, love Brian Rix". Spine slightly faded and minor creasing to corners, otherwise near fine copy. View more info

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Six Elizabethan Plays - Six Plays By Contemporaries of Shakespeare

By: C B Wheeler

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006131


Selection of dramatical works by Thomas Dekker, John Webster, Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. The World's Classics Series No. 199. 595pp. Gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped emblem and ruled border to boards, top edges tinted. Slight rubbing to spine and corners, minor lean to spine and former owner's details to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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The Universal Story

By: Clive Hirschhorn

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007888


History of Universal in a year-by-year presentation of all its feature films spanning 70 years. 399pp. illustrated profusely throughout in black and white. Some surface scuffing to cover and tiny creases to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for first class/overseas shipping. View more info

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The Hollywood Musical

By: Clive Hirschhorn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Ltd: 1982

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 007889


Assessment of every Hollywood musical made between 1927 and 1982, with a synopsis, cast list, stills and catalogue of songs and musical numbers for each of the 1,354 films discussed. Minimal creasing to corners and slight surface scuffing, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. VERY HEAVY BOOK over 2kgs, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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The Entertainers

By: Clive Unger-Hamilton (General Editor), Sir John Gielgud (Foreword)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pitman House Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006878


Biographical encyclopedia of live theatre, containing a chronological record of entertainers, from Ancient Greece through to modern stars. 320pp with index, illustrated profusely throughout in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Slight marking to boards and top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has creasing and nicks to edges, with slight loss to corners and edge of rear panel. HEAVY BOOK, additional posta... View more info

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500 Great Films

By: Daniel & Susan Cohen

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004419


Selection of the best films in each genre, including westerns, science fiction, horror, classic musicals, stage adaptations, war, detective, gangster, romance and foreign films. 256pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs, some in colour. Blue endpapers. Boards slightly bowed, and some discolouration at top of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has 3" closed tear at base of spine, repaired with sellotape, and faded spine,... View more info