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Samurai Widow
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Samurai Widow

By Belushi, Judith Jacklin

Carroll & Graf Pub, New York, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. XII, 436 pages, last night pages blank, includes 24 page black-and-white photographic layout . Colour illustrated dust jacket. This is Judy Belushi's long awaited memoir. The widow of the most extraordinary comic talent of our time has waited eight years to make public her intensely personal story. top edge of the text block and the front edge a slightly spotted, dust jacket has faded on the spine section, and there is 1/2 inch tear at the top of the front fold over crease. Internally clean, no annotations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; ISBN: 0881845752. ISBN/EAN: 9780881845754. Inventory No: 0279806. . 9780881845754 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$14.08

Halfway to Hollywood : diaries 1980 to 1988
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Halfway to Hollywood : diaries 1980 to 1988

By Palin, Michael

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. The top edge of the dust jacket is slightly ruffled, and there is slight loss of colour to the bottom edges of the boards where they have had contact with shelves. No other damage to describe. Illustrated with both black-and-white plates and colour plates. Indexed. This is the second volume of diaries which covers the bulk of the 1980s, and Michael demonstrates his continuing sense of wonder at the world in which he finds himself. A world of screens large and small. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XXIV, 622, [10] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Palin, Michael -- Diaries; Performing Arts; General; Film, Radio & Television. ISBN: 0297844407. ISBN/EAN: 9780297844402. Inventory No: 0279255. . 9780297844402 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$17.60

My Life as Me: A Memoir
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My Life as Me: A Memoir

By Humphries, Barry

Viking, Camberwell, Victoria, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic, and the Author. 950 g; X, 374 pages, index, bibliography, 12 pages of colour photography, and 32 pages of black-and-white photography. The text is also illustrated with a couple of black-and-white sketches. Being aware of the alter ego, one tends to forget how successful Barry Humphries himself actually is, being a successful playwright, author, and actor. In this heady memoir his various fascinations are explored -- painting, music, travel and collecting -- as are his forays into marriage, and his friendships with comedians, artists and writers. If you want name dropping, you'll have to purchase the book. There is no damage to describe to the book itself, apart from a trace of rubbing to the bottom of the spine from being shelved. and Edna's hair is looking slightly faded from too much exposure to light. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic, and the Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; ISBN: 0670888346. ISBN/EAN: 9780670888344. Inventory No: 0277433. . 9780670888344 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$14.08

Joan Sutherland
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Joan Sutherland

By Major, Norma

Queen Anne Press, London, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 256 pages, indexed, includes catalogue of performances, appendices, and discography. Illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The author, now better known as the wife Of Tony Major, has written a book, authorised, which is the first up to date and complete story of Joan Sutherland. a clean copy, the only damage being two small knocks to the top edge of the rear panel, otherwise clean and free of damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Music. ISBN: 0356126935. ISBN/EAN: 9780356126937. Inventory No: 0274744. . 9780356126937

$10.56

Dance While You Can
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Dance While You Can

By MacLaine, Shirley

Bantam Books, New York, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 303 pages, + 32 pages of black-and-white photography; colour illustrated dustwrapper. In this book, Shirley examines the powerful familial forces that have shaped her life, legacies of a strong-willed mother whose own longing to be acknowledged to propel Shirley and her brother, Warren Beatty, to success, and of a father whose fear of failure inspired her always to prepare for the worst. clean copy, slight ageing of the page edges, and a black spot on the bottom edge of the text block. No other damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; ISBN: 0553076078. ISBN/EAN: 9780553076073. Inventory No: 0274660. . 9780553076073

$10.56

I Remember It Well
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I Remember It Well

By Minnelli, Vincente

Angus & Robertson, London, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 600 g; 390 pp., foreword Alan Jay Lerner, photo illustrations, slight edge wear to the dustwrapper, and rubbing of the foldover edges, two tears to bottom edge of front cover of jacket, Mother's day wish on first page, otherwise internally clean tight and tidy. "In this profusely illustrated autobiography, the Academy award-winning director shares the triumphs of one of Hollywood's most distinguished careers. Through words, as well as photographs from his family album, Minnelli also tells for the first time of his bittersweet marriage to Judy Garland, and shares the excitement of preparing a new film with his most treasured "production" -- daughter Liza Minnelli." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Film; ISBN: 0207956383. ISBN/EAN: 9780207956386. Inventory No: 0273695. . 9780207956386

$10.56

The universal Ustinov
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The universal Ustinov

By Warwick, Christopher

Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1991. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. no damage to describe. Clean, and free of annotation. Illustrated with a central section of black-and-white plates. Includes a chronology of theatre appearances, film appearances, books are written by Peter, television and radio appearances, operas directed by and records produced. There is also a appendix of Peter Ustinov's honours and awards, and the book has bibliography and index. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. viii, 246, [2] pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Theater; Theatre & Plays. ISBN: 0283995483. ISBN/EAN: 9780283995484. Inventory No: 0273196. . 9780283995484

$10.56

King; the life and comedy of Graham Kennedy
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King; the life and comedy of Graham Kennedy

By Blundell, Graeme

Macmillan, Sydney, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. VIII, 485 pages, 24 pages of black-and-white photography, illustrated end pages, chapter notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated dust jacket. The author elegantly traces the career of the star from working-class Melbourne, who tilted Australia's television to an alarming, unforgettable angle with his style of of disrespectful buffoonery, then mysteriously disappeared into the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Slight rubbing of the bottom of the boards, and slight roughening of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; ISBN: 0732911656. ISBN/EAN: 9780732911652. Inventory No: 0272840. . 9780732911652 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$14.08

A Nice Night's Entertainment;  Sketches and Monologues 1956-1981
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A Nice Night's Entertainment; Sketches and Monologues 1956-1981

By Humphries, Barry

Currency Press, Sydney, 1981. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 650 g; XIX, 212 pp., last blank, introduced by R. F. Brissenden, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, two appendices, discography, shows, books, and glossary. Black and white photographic frontispiece. Illustrated by black and white photographs taken throughout time period stated, sketches and programme illustrations. Illustrated endpapers, both different, showing working notes of the author. Black boards with gilt writing on spine. Plain text dustwrapper black and red writing on front panel and spine. The dustwrapper has faded on spine (the red writing of the author's name has partly disappeared). In this book Barry Humphries has collected some of works that have made him internationally famous. From Sandy Stone to Dame Edna Everage, plus other strange incarnations, this is Mr. Humphries at his best. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Performing Arts; Theatre; Australia; ISBN: 0868190470. ISBN/EAN: 9780868190471. Inventory No: 0272438. . 9780868190471

$14.08

George Raft
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George Raft

By Yablonsky, Lewis

W. H. Allen, London, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. X, 286 pp., 18 pages of black and white photographs, filmography, index. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. The dust jacket is torn and rubbed. Now protected. There is a stain across the top edge of the rear panel of the dust racket, and foxing of the fold over flaps. The book itself, the end pages are quite foxed as are the next two pages from the front and rear, and there is a moisture mark affecting the last four leaves of the book. At the best a good copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Film; ISBN: 049101712X. ISBN/EAN: 9780491017121. Inventory No: 0270442. . 9780491017121

$10.56

Gracie; A Love Story
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Gracie; A Love Story

By Burns, George

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 320 pages, illustrated with 48 pages of black-and-white photography. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. This book brings to life the charming woman who was smart enough to become the dumbest woman in show business history. Offstage she was a devoted wife, loving mother of two adopted children -- and throughout her career in vaudeville, radio, television, and the movies she managed to hide the fact that her left arm had been horribly scarred in a childhood accident and that she suffered from crippling migraine headaches. -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy, with matching dustwrapper.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Film, Radio & Television. ISBN: 0340505427. ISBN/EAN: 9780340505427. Inventory No: 0270443. . 9780340505427

$10.56

The universal Ustinov
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The universal Ustinov

By Warwick, Christopher

Pan, London, 1992. First Edition. softcover. Very Good Condition. Slight fading of the left-hand edge of the front cover, no other damage to describe. Clean, and free of annotation. Illustrated with a central section of black-and-white plates. Includes a chronology of theatre appearances, film appearances, books are written by Peter, television and radio appearances, operas directed by and records produced. There is also a appendix of Peter Ustinov's honours and awards, and the book has bibliography and index. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 246 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Theater; Theatre & Plays. ISBN: 0330323407. ISBN/EAN: 9780330323406. Inventory No: 0269596. . 9780330323406 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$7.04

King; the life and comedy of Graham Kennedy
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King; the life and comedy of Graham Kennedy

By Blundell, Graeme

Macmillan, Sydney, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. VIII, 485 pages, 24 pages of black-and-white photography, illustrated end pages, chapter notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated dust jacket. The author elegantly traces the career of the star from working-class Melbourne, who tilted Australia's television to an alarming, unforgettable angle with his style of of disrespectful buffoonery, then mysteriously disappeared into the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. There are handling marks to the front edge of the text block, and the photographic illustrated dust jacket has a 1.5 inch tear at the bottom right of the front panel Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; ISBN: 0732911656. ISBN/EAN: 9780732911652. Inventory No: 0268705. . 9780732911652 THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.

$14.08

Diaghilev's Ballets Russes
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Diaghilev's Ballets Russes

By Garafola, Lynn

Oxford University Press, New York, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. Slight ruffling of the bottom edge of the rear panel of the dustjacket, no other damage worth commenting on. Dustjacket price clipped. The company existed for only 20 years, from 1909 through to 1929, but in that brief period transform Ballet into a vital, modern art. – The era of the ballet Russes is probably the most chronicled in dance history, yet this book is the 1st to explain the company as a totality – it's art, enterprise and audience. – Paraphrasing the dust jacket blurb Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, indexed. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII, 526 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Ballets russes; Performing Arts; General; Russia; 1920s; Theatre & Plays. ISBN: 0195057015. ISBN/EAN: 9780195057010. Inventory No: 0268020. . 9780195057010 THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.

$24.64

A Short Walk from Harrods
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A Short Walk from Harrods

By Bogarde, Dirk 1921 - 1999

Penguin, London, 1994. Reprint. softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 256 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Dirk Bogarde's 6th volume of biography, paying tribute to the corner of Provence that was his home for over 2 decades.. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Arts & Photography; Performing Arts; Film & Video; France; ISBN: 0140231307. ISBN/EAN: 9780140231304. Inventory No: 0268032. . 9780140231304 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$5.76

The Piccadilly Bushman
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The Piccadilly Bushman

By Lawler, Ray

Angus & Robertson, London, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 275 g; 112 pages, last three pages blank, in original dust jacket. Aged toning of the page edges, traces of offset tanning to both front and rear end pages, slight rubbing of the edges of the dust jacket, Which has a 1 inch tear at the top left of both the front and rear panels and at the top right of the front panel, Christmas wishes on the first page, price clipping of the dust jacket. Internally clean, and bright A sophisticated Australian-born actor, Alec Ritchie, returns to Sydney to make a film after 10 years at Stratford and the Old Vic. His revulsion against his homeland sets a dilemma for his wife, torn by her loyalty to Australia on the one hand and her obligation to their crumbling marriage on the other. Besides the tension between husband and wife, there is conflict between the old country and the new, between the affected angler files, the sophisticated Australians who think that all that is best comes from the old country, and the genuine Australians, suffering considerably from "national inferiority nonsense". Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Performing Arts; First Novel; Inventory No: 0267342. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$10.56

The Royal Hunt of the Sun A Play Concerning the Conquest of Peru
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The Royal Hunt of the Sun A Play Concerning the Conquest of Peru

By Shaffer, Peter

Hamish Hamilton, London, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. The dust jacket has a tear at the top right of the front panel, with no loss, and, a crease horizontally through the middle of both front and rear panels. price clipping. Melbourne University press rubberstamp on the inside of the front cover. There is no other damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 96 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Performing Arts; Play / Playscript; Inventory No: 0264900. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$21.11

You Can Get There from Here
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You Can Get There from Here

By MacLaine, Shirley

Corgi Books, London, 1976. reprint. Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 22nd paperback copy, the rear panel has what looks to be Lotto Numbers written upside down in green. No other damage. Shirley MacLaine tells the intimate story of herself and the fascinating world in which she lives. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Film, Radio & Television. ISBN: 0552102652. ISBN/EAN: 9780552102650. Inventory No: 0263786. . 9780552102650 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$4.48

The Royal Hunt of the Sun A Play Concerning the Conquest of Peru
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The Royal Hunt of the Sun A Play Concerning the Conquest of Peru

By Shaffer, Peter

Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1986. reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition. the book is secondhand, and has a rubber stamp on the inside of the front cover stating "sample copy". There is no other damage to describe.." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 96 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Performing Arts; Play / Playscript; ISBN: 014048163X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140481631. Inventory No: 0261682. . 9780140481631 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$7.04

Einstein
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Einstein

By Elisha, Ron

Penguin Books Australia Ltd, Ringwood, Victoria, 1986. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 79 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Performing Arts; Play / Playscript; ISBN: 0140482105. ISBN/EAN: 9780140482102. Inventory No: 0261654. . 9780140482102 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$6.40

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