Theatre from Books Bought and Sold

New Arrivals

image of Players of the Day A Series of Portraits in Colour of Theatrical Celebrities Of The Present Time.

Show Details

Description:
London: George Newnes Ltd Excellent book of 48 tipped in coloured portraits of actors of the period, each illustration is 10¼ x 8 Inches. Book is not dated but is early 1900s. Contains 48 full pages of text concerning the actor followed by the illustration of the players, all illustrations,all present as listed and in very bright clean condition,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£122.66
image of Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Impression
Item Price
£161.40

Show Details

Description:
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1956. Second impression of this work by Samuel Beckett, published February 1956. Contains 94 pages in very bright clean condition, dustwrapper is also bright and clean just very slight browning to spine very minor see image, inside front flap has diagonal cut from bottom but price remains at side of it 10s 6d net. A… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£161.40
image of l'Art Theatral

l'Art Theatral

by M Samson

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1863
Condition
Good Plus
Item Price
£64.55

Show Details

Description:
Paris: Libraire De La Societe Des Gens De Lettres, 1863. A book of prose and song written in FRENCH no English translation, in two parts, first part 1863, second part 1865. Both parts bound in a half leather boards with marbled endpapers.430 pages in total in overall bright condition just a few very occasional foxing spots.Several sepia coloured illustrations. Outer… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£64.55
image of Tit Willow or Notes and Jottings on Gilbert and Sullivan Operas

Tit Willow or Notes and Jottings on Gilbert and Sullivan Operas

by Guy H Walmisley and Claude A Walmisley SIGNED

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
£20.65

Show Details

Description:
Bucks UK: Claude A Walmisley Very informative book on the works of Gilbert and Sullivan giving a synopsis of the operas and then some explanatory notes following. 151 pages in very bright clean condition just a few very tiny foxing spots to outer edges of pages NOT inside. Several B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text. Not… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£20.65
image of Stars Who Made the Halls a Hundred Years of English Humour Harmony and Hilarity

Stars Who Made the Halls a Hundred Years of English Humour Harmony and Hilarity

by S Theodore Felstead

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1946
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition First Printing
Item Price
£49.07

Show Details

Description:
London: T Werner Laurie Ltd, 1946. Very informative book on the music halls and the artists who entertained there, 192 pages in bright clean condition, a little rippling to some pages, several old newspaper cuttings concerning music halls pasted onto endpapers, one is by A H Atkins and his signature is on half title page as it was his own… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£49.07
image of The River Line a Play

The River Line a Play

by Charles Morgan SIGNED

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1952
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition First Printing
Item Price
£28.41

Show Details

Description:
London: MacMillan and Co Limited, 1952. First edition of this play by Charles Morgan, SIGNED by him on title page dated 1952. Contains 166 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, outer boards are bright with a small water stain to bottom of spine not greatly unsightly. Dustwrapper is bright with just a few… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£28.41
image of The Barretts of Wimpole Street a Comedy in Five Acts

The Barretts of Wimpole Street a Comedy in Five Acts

by Rudolf Besier SIGNED

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
£36.15

Show Details

Description:
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1931. Fourth impression of this play by Rudolf Besier, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by him on front endpaper M E Bailey from Rudolf Besier. 128 pages in very bright clean condition, Dustwrapper. is browned and lightly marked, front of wrapper has come away from spine and has been repaired on the inside with clear inert… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£36.15
image of Swiss Theatre Posters, 1900-1925/Schweizer Theaterplakate

Swiss Theatre Posters, 1900-1925/Schweizer Theaterplakate

by Loeffler, Peter

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780817619640
Item Price
£32.28

Show Details

Description:
Germany: Birkhauser, 1988. Excellent book on Swiss Theatre posters, 120 pages in very bright clean condition. Many full page colour illustrations of the posters plus very informative text in english and German. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are lightly worn on corners, a pleasing bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. First Edition First Printing. Illustrated Boards.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£32.28
image of Souvenir Ellen Terry Theatre Royal Drury Lane Jubilee Commemoration 1856-1906

Souvenir Ellen Terry Theatre Royal Drury Lane Jubilee Commemoration 1856-1906

by

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1906
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£83.93

Show Details

Description:
London: J Miles and Co Ltd, 1906. A souvenir programme given by the Theatrical and musical Professions as a tribute to Miss Ellen Terry on the occasion of her Jubilee Tuesday Afternoon June 12th 1906.The book has 28 pages plus loosly inserted supplementary page, 8 full page illustrations all present as listed, some in colour by artists such as William… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£83.93
image of Coriolanus in Europe

Coriolanus in Europe

by Daniell, David SIGNED

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780485111927
Item Price
£38.74

Show Details

Description:
London: The Athlone Press, 1980. Detailed look at the tour of this production across Europe, 172 pages in very bright clean condition with many photographs. INSCRIBED by DAVID DANIELL on front endpaper To ??? with very best wishes David Daniell. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Inscribed By Author. First Edition First Printing. Boards.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.74
image of The Night of the Hundred Stars

The Night of the Hundred Stars

by Lance Hamilton, Charles Russell

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1960
Condition
Good
Item Price
£45.19

Show Details

Description:
London: Ranelagh Press, 1960. Programme for this charity production in aid of the Actors Orphanage at the London Palaladium Thursday 21st July1960. A host of stars appeared Laurence Harvey, Alec Guiness,David Niven, Cliff Richard, Frankie Howard and many more. 98 pages in overall clean condition just some old selotape marks to top of first and last two pages, this… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£45.19
image of Night of Nights Programme Royal Festival Hall

Night of Nights Programme Royal Festival Hall

by

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£61.98

Show Details

Description:
Uxbridge UK: Hillingdon Press, 1970. Programme for this event at the Royal Festival Hall 16th November 1970 given in aid of United World Colleges. Stars who appeared are Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra, also in attendance, Princess Grace of Monaco who took the place of Noel Coward who was ill. Thye programme has 180 pages with photographs by David Bailey… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£61.98
image of Daddy Long Legs Renee Kelly  Edition

Daddy Long Legs Renee Kelly Edition

by Jean Webster

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1916
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Souvenir Edition
Item Price
£32.28

Show Details

Description:
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1916. Souvenir of the 500th performance of this play at the Duke of York's theatre, 249 pages in overall clean condition with just occasional small foxing spots especially on outer edges of pages. Several photographs from the play accompany the text plus some line drawings. Outer boards are a little worn on edges with some small… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£32.28
image of Two Men O' Mendip a Play in Four Acts

Two Men O' Mendip a Play in Four Acts

by Walter Raymond

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£32.28

Show Details

Description:
London: Somerset Folk Press, 1923. From the Somerset Folk series number 9 a play of Somerset , 88 pages plus 4 pages of adverts and one illustration at front of book. Bright and clean, just light foxing spots to top outside edges of pages, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. First Edition. Paper Covers. Very Good/No… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£32.28
image of Dialect Poems and a Play

Dialect Poems and a Play

by John Mackie

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£25.82

Show Details

Description:
London: Folk Press Limited, 1925. From the Somerset Folk series number 23 a play and poems in the Somerset dialect, 112 pages and one full page B/w photograph at front of book. Bright and clean just a little light foxing at top of title page and a little light browning to spine, light foxing spots to top outside edges of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£25.82
image of Somerset and Drama

Somerset and Drama

by S R Littlewood and Others

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£19.30

Show Details

Description:
London: Somerset Folk Press, 1922. From the Somerset Folk series number 7 history of drama in Somerset and the people involved, 108 plus 4 pages of adverts plus several full page B/w photograph of actors. Bright and clean, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. First Edition. Paper Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 7¼ x 5 Inches. Paper… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£19.30
image of Family Theatricals or Scenes from Popular Plays Suitable for Family Performance

Family Theatricals or Scenes from Popular Plays Suitable for Family Performance

by Charles William Smith

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1860
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£71.02

Show Details

Description:
London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd, 1860. Scenes from various plays by Otway, Sheridan Knowles Boker Morton and many others. 319 pages plus 8 pages of adverts, endpapers and first and last two pages are browned rest of book is lightly browned to edges due to quality of paper used, first couple of pages have small creases on corners. Outer… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£71.02
image of The Recruiting Officer a Comedy

The Recruiting Officer a Comedy

by George Farquhar

Seller
Books Bought and Sold
Published
1926
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Limited Edition
Item Price
£38.74

Show Details

Description:
London: Peter Davies, 1926. A book of the Comedy Play The Recruiting Officer as it was acted at the Theatre Royal in drury Lane London 1706. Stated as Limited edition of 550 copies on hand made paper though this copy is not numbered. 64 pages plus twelve full page colour illustrations. Book is bright and clean just a few occasional… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
£38.74