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The Writers' and Artists' Year Book 1951: A Directory for Writers, Artists, Playwrights, Film Writers, Photographers and Composers

By: N/A

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, Adam And Charles Black: 1951

Edition: Forty-Fourth Year of New Issue

Seller ID: 11507

Condition: Very Good


1951, Forty-Fourth Year of New Issue. Size 8.25" x 5.25", 387 pages including endpapers and pastedowns. Red cloth with gilt stamped Manchester Public Library on front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, top edge of front cover scuffed, library label on front pastedown and stamps to prelims, pages toned, else contents clean. There are 15 pages of trade advertisements at the back of the book and also on the front and r... View more info

The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

By: N/A

Price: £23.85

Publisher: London, W.W Gibbings: 1891

Seller ID: 00051

Condition: Very Good


Size 8.5" x 5.5 , 360 pages. Green decorative leather trimmed in gilt, decorative spine with gilt detail, book cover slightly fading, spine has fading also, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, pages clean with no marks, gilt page ends. View more info

Image for The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary

The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary

By: Allan Ramsay

Price: £61.34

Publisher: London, Printed for John Donaldson, Corner of Arundel Street, No. 195 Strand: 1775

Seller ID: 13467

Condition: Good


Printed in London in 1775. Size 8" x 5", 132 pages including the glossary. Blue paper covered boards with olive green buckram spine section. Condition good, the book has at some point been rebound with new endpapers, corners and edges rubbed, with a small vignette engraving tipped on to front free endpaper as a frontispiece, with stamps of "jolly beggar's tam o'shanter" to front pastedown and also one stamp to page 9 of the preliminary dedication to the C... View more info

The rise and fall of the matinee idol; past deities of stage and screen, their roles, their magic, and their Worshippers

By: Anthony Curtis

Price: £6.48

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicholson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00058

Condition: Fine


First edition,215 pages inc index,yellow photographic dustjacket in good condition except for a small tear at the top,cream hardcover in very good condition with gold stamped title to the spine which is also in great condition,pastedowns and endpapers in great condition also,book pages clean and tidy with no marks,large selection of black and white photos of former matinee stars. View more info

Dramatic and Early Poems of Matthew Arnold. The Temple Classics

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £12.39

Publisher: Aldine House, London, W.C., J. M. Dent and Co:: 1902

Seller ID: 10514

Condition: Very Good


Size 6" x 3¾", 253 pages including notes and index. Condition very good / near fine, front and back covers and spine edges rubbed, contents fine, very clean, binding nice and tight. Olive green soft leather cover with ornate gilt owl design on the front cover and ornate gilt titles on the spine. Top page edge gilt, with red book mark ribbon attached. Front pastedown illustrated with memorial to Matthew Arnold, gift inscription on front free end paper. Half title... View more info

Quality Street, A Comedy in Four Acts,

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: £20.45

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11978

Condition: Very Good


Blue Decorative Cloth, with 22 color plates by Thomson, each protected by tissue with a black and white drawing. Spine faded, ends rubbed, small tear in top of spine. Prelims foxed, scattered light spotting not affecting plates. `198 pages in very good condition. Previous owners name on endpaper. View more info

Saint Joan: A Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue

By: Bernard Shaw, George

Price: £12.39

Publisher: London, Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10064

Condition: Fine


First Edition, sixth impression. 114 pages plus 2 pages of adverts, rough cut edges. Bound in Tan cloth with gilt title to spine. Size 12mo 7 1/8" x 5". Nice clean copy with no wear to the cover, a few pencil marks inside. View more info

Theatre 1954 - 5

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: £29.54

Publisher: London, Max Reinhardt: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10656

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 8¾" x 5½", 200 pages. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, top page edge a little grubby, else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, top edge a little frayed, few tiny nicks, grubby, else fine, not price clipped, price 18s net. Reviews of the year's theatre with black and white photographs and advertisements at the back. View more info

Children and Dramatics. Signed and Inscribed By Richard Crosscup

By: Crosscup, Richard

Price: £64.38

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10739

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by Richard Crosscup with a personal message to John Mills "To John Mills with appreciation and best wishes Richard Crosscup. Size 9½" x 6¼", 271 pages including index. turquoise cloth covered boards with gilt titles and silver theatre masks motif to the spine. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges ever so slightly rubbed else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, 2 repaired ... View more info

Meeting at the Sphinx: Gabriel Pascal's Production of Bernard Shaw's 'Caesar and Cleopatra'

By: Deans, Marjorie

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, MacDonald & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 00168

Condition: Very Good


Size 5.5" x 8.7" tall,red decorative cloth with gold stamped title to front and spine,slight edgewear to spine,inscription wrote in pen to pastedown,pastedowns and endpapers plain with no other marks,frontispiece and title page,The book includes colour plates and black-and-white stills from the film. 146 pages all clean and clear,page ends also clean,illustrated dustjacket has a couple of small surface tears, top edge chipped with slight loss. not price clipped. View more info

The Beauties of Shakspeare

By: Dodd William Rev.

Price: £13.64

Publisher: London Strand, Frederick Warne and Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11624

Condition: Very Good


No Date, Frederick Warne and Co, Brown Decorative Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book Condition: Very Good, Pages very clean, Decorative Hard Cover, very slight bumped corners, 334pp, Chandos Classics View more info

This Way to The Tomb. A Masque and Anti-Masque

By: Duncan, Ronald

Price: £30.29

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10778

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 8¾" x 5½", 99 pages. Yellow cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, cover and spine grubby, spine a little faded, contents clean. View more info

The Confidential Clerk

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11209

Condition: Very Good


1954 First Edition. Blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine faded, contents nice and clean. Play by T.S. Eliot. View more info

Flavii Josephi Quae Reperiri Potuerunt, Opera Omnia Graece et Latine, Cum Notis & Nova Versione, Joannis Hudsoni ... Sigebertus Havercampus. - The Works of Flavius Josephus - Parallel Greek and Latin Text - 2 Volumes Complete

By: Flavii Josephi (Flavius Josephus) Joannis Hudsoni Sigebertus Havercampus

Price: £954.26

Publisher: Amstelaedami, Amstelaedami Apud. R. & G. Wetstenios, Lugd. Bat. (Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden)) Apud. Sam. Luchtmans, Ultrajecti (Utrecht) Jacobum Broedelet: 1726

Seller ID: 11665

Condition: Near Fine


Printed in 1726, complete in 2 Huge Elephant Folio Size Volumes, Size 16.5" x 10". Half leather binding, half black leather over navy cloth with gilt titles to each spine. Condition Near Fine/Very good, corners a little rubbed else binding sound. The internal condition is near fine, a few spots to half title, slight toning and a very few spots to a few pages, else contents clean. Many of the pages are unopened, still partially joined at the edge, I doubt this boo... View more info

The Beaux Stratagem

By: George Farquhar

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 00135

Condition: Very Good


Size 4" x 5.2" tall,141 pages,no dustjacket,green cloth bound small book,pastedowns and endpapers good,frontispiece and illustrated title page,pages and page ends goood and clean with no marks. View more info

The Apostle; A Drama in a Prelude and Three Acts

By: George Moore

Price: £38.18

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11426

Condition: Very Good


"This edition of The Apostle by George Moore is limited to one thousand and thirty copies printed from hand-set type on Van Gelder paper. One thousand copies are for sale and thirty copies are for presentation. No. 468" The 468 has been handwritten ink ink by George Moore and his signature is beneath. Book condition very good, corners and edges very slightly rubbed, slightly toned, contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, corners and edges a little rubbed... View more info

Liber Amoris and Dramatic Criticisms

By: Hazlitt, William. With an Essay of Introduction By Charles Morgan

Price: £41.65

Publisher: London, Peter Nevill Limited: 1948

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10729

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Mills. Size 8¾" x 5½", 426 pages. Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the front cover and spine. Beige dustjacket with red and green titles. Book condition near fine, bottom edge of spine a little rubbed else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, grubby esp spine, top edge a little frayed, spine edges rubbed, else fine, not price clipped. View more info

The Master Builder

By: Ibsen, Henrik. Newly Translated from the Norwegian By Michael Meyer

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10351

Condition: Near Fine


Size 7½" x 4¼" 127 pages. Introduction, the play The Master Builder itself, English Stage History and Note on the Translation. Navy blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Condition near fine, spine slightly faded else fine. View more info

Ghosts. The Warriors at Helgeland. An Enemy of the People

By: Ibsen, Henrik. Translated by R. Farquharson Sharp

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co Inc. The Everyman's Library: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10349

Condition: Very Good


Size 6¾" x 4¼", 247 pages plus 12 pages of publisher's advertisements. Green cloth covered boards with stamped motif on front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Top page edge gilt. Condition Very Good, spine faded else fine. No 552 in The Everyman's Library. View more info

The Beauties Of Washington Irving Esq.

By: Irving, Washington

Price: £37.49

Publisher: Cheaoside London, Printed for Thoma Tegg and Son.: 1835

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 12007

Condition: Very Good


Brown Half Calf - Marbled Boards, illustrated with wood cuts, engraved by thompson; from drawings by George Cruikshank. Spine faded, corners sl. worn, marble cover scratched, endpapers foxed, all pages in Very Good condition. 291pp. View more info