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Grock Life's a Lark, 'Grock'
1 'Grock' Grock Life's a Lark
London William Heinemann Ltd 1931 1931 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
viii, 276 pp., illustrated in b/w. A couple of marks to rear board. Slight spotting to edges. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music, Anouilh, Jean
2 Anouilh, Jean Ring Round the Moon a Charade with Music
London Methuen & Co. Ltd 1950 1950 First Edition Half Morocco Near Fine 12mo. 
104 pp., Very nice Red half morocco binding with red boards and gilt ornamented panels on spine by Hatchards. Bookplate on front pastedown, Prev owner's initials monogrammed on corner of front board. Minor wear to edges of boards. Small gouge to leather on rear board 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Frogs, Aristophanes (Murray, Gilbert Translation & Notes)
3 Aristophanes (Murray, Gilbert Translation & Notes) The Frogs
London George Allen 1915 1915 Half Morocco Near Fine Small 8vo. 
136 pp, red half morocco Riviere binding top edge gilt gilt lettered spine some foxing to pages 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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On the Frontier : A Melodrama in Three Acts, Auden, W. H. and Christopher Isherwood
4 Auden, W. H. and Christopher Isherwood On the Frontier : A Melodrama in Three Acts
London Faber & Faber Limited 1938 1938 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
123 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust wrapper. Dj edgeworn and darkened. Second impression wrapper. Spotting to endpapers with ink owner's inscription to front endpaper. Internally clean. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Struggles and Triumphs or Forty Years Recollections of P.T. Barnum, Barnum, P.T.
5 Barnum, P.T. Struggles and Triumphs or Forty Years Recollections of P.T. Barnum
Buffalo, N. Y. Warren, Johnson and Co 1873 1873 Publisher's Cloth Good 8vo. 
vii, 847pp, Author's Edition, illustrated in b/w fading to book cloth and wear to top of spine name stapm on f.e.p. foxing to pages 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Dear Brutus : A Comedy in Three Acts., Barrie, J. M.
6 Barrie, J. M. Dear Brutus : A Comedy in Three Acts.
London Hodder and Stoughton 1926 / 1925 1926 Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
A volume in the Uniform Edition of the Plays of J. M. Barrie. 143 pp. Dark blue half morocco over blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration and lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Ramage. Spine faded to light blue. Slight spotting. Internally clean. No ownership names. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Quality Street: A Comedy In Four Acts, Barrie, J. M.
7 Barrie, J. M. Quality Street: A Comedy In Four Acts
London Hodder & Stoughton 1901 Decorated Cloth Very Good 4to Thomson, Hugh 
vii, 198 pp. N.d. [1901]. Decorated purple cloth with gilt vignette and lettering. Very slight wear to spine ends. Old ink ownership inscription on verso of fep. Light foxing to endpapers. 22 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards by Hugh Thomson. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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I Want To Go On The Stage : Do! Don't! How?, Benson, Frank
8 Benson, Frank I Want To Go On The Stage : Do! Don't! How?
London Ernest Benn Ltd. 1931 1931 Cloth Very Good Small 8vo. 
96 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped & edgeworn with old price label to lower spine. Scattered foxing. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Mineral Workers, a Play in Four Acts, Boyle, William
9 Boyle, William The Mineral Workers, a Play in Four Acts
Dublin M H Gill & Son Ltd 1924 1924 Wraps Good 12mo. 
109 pp., Wraps a little faded and darkened. Minor rubbing and chipping. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Treepenny Opera, Brecht, Bertolt, Desmond Vesey (trans)
10 Brecht, Bertolt, Desmond Vesey (trans) The Treepenny Opera
New York The Limited Editions Club 1982 1982 Limited Slipcase Very Good 4to. 
155 pp., Illustrated with colour lithographs. Handsome gilt decorated black cloth binding in slipcase. Numbered 1061 of a limited edition of 2000. Minor marks to case, and slight lifting to box covering. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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One Way of Living, Bridie, James
11 Bridie, James One Way of Living
London Constable & Co 1939 1939 First Edition Half Leather Very Good 8vo. 
299 pp. Sotherans Binding, top edge gilt, Red leather and cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to the spine, the initials R.K to one corner of the leather, the initials of the previous owner also with a bookplate to inner front endboard, ( Richard Kayne ). A couple of pen marks to a couple of page edges, marbled end papers, some marks to spine label. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Medieval Theatre Costume a Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments, Brooke, Iris
12 Brooke, Iris Medieval Theatre Costume a Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments
London A & C Black 1969 1969 Reprint Hardback Good 4to. 
111 pp, illustrated in b/w and colour, water spill marks to page edges, name in ink on f.e.p. tears to top of dustwrapper spine with small part missing. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Oliver Messel - A Biography, Castle, Charles
13 Castle, Charles Oliver Messel - A Biography
London Thames & Hudson 1986 1986 0500234345 / 9780500234341 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to. 
264 pp. with foreword by Sir John Gielgud , plus 145 illustrations , 20 in colour. Some toning to the extremities and a few marks to the jacket 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Oliver Messel: A Biography, Castle, Charles with a foreword by Sir John Gielgud
14 Castle, Charles with a foreword by Sir John Gielgud Oliver Messel: A Biography
London Thames and Hudson 1986 1986 0500234345 / 9780500234341 Hardback Near Fine 4to. 
264 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly edgeworn. Internally clean with no ownership marks. Fully illustrated throughout. Near Fine/VG 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Dramatists, Coleridge, S. T.
15 Coleridge, S. T. Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Dramatists
Edinburgh John Grant 1905 1905 Full Calf - Prize Binding Very Good 12mo. Prize Binding 
vii, 318 pp. Tan full calf with raised bands to spine and leather title label. Gilt spine panels and gilt school device to front board. Marbled endpapers and edges. A few marks to calf. Frontis portrait. Prize inscription to first blank. VG 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Elements of Dramatic Criticism. Containing an Analysis of the Stage Under the Following Heads, Tragedy, Tragi-Comedy, Comedy, Pantomime and Farce. With a Sketch of the Education of the Greek and Roman Actors; Concluding with Some General Instructions For Succeeding in the Art of Acting, Cooke, William
16 Cooke, William The Elements of Dramatic Criticism. Containing an Analysis of the Stage Under the Following Heads, Tragedy, Tragi-Comedy, Comedy, Pantomime and Farce. With a Sketch of the Education of the Greek and Roman Actors; Concluding with Some General Instructions For Succeeding in the Art of Acting
London Printed for G. Kearsly and G. Robinson 1775 1775 First Edition Half Leather Good 8vo. 
First edition. (iii), vii, (iv), 216 pp. Bound in 19th-century black half morocco over marbled boards. Spine rebacked with leather title labels. Wear to spine-ends & extremities with slight loss to foot of spine. Bookplate to front pastedown and ink owner's names to ffep. Title page vignette engraving. Light foxing to prelims. Binding firm. A Good copy. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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Future Indefinite, Coward, Noel
17 Coward, Noel Future Indefinite
London William Heinemann 1954 1954 First Edition Half Calf Good 8vo. 
336 pp. Scarlet half calf over cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's gilt initials to lower corner of front board. Bookplate to front pastedown. Spotting to fore-edge. Frontis portrait. Photographs. Bound for Sotheran's. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Present Indicative, Coward, Noel
18 Coward, Noel Present Indicative
London William Heinemann Ltd 1937 1937 First Edition Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
431 pp. Scarlet half calf over cloth. Spine gilt. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's gilt initials to lower corner of front board. Bookplate to front pastedown. Frontis portrait. Photographs. Bound for Sotheran's. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Gordon Craig The Story Of His Life, Craig, Edward
19 Craig, Edward Gordon Craig The Story Of His Life
London Victor Gollancz 1968 1968 575000899 First Edition Hardback Very Good 8vo. 
398 pp, illustrated in b/w, small tears to dustwrapper edges. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Magic No Mystery: Conjuring Tricks with Cards, Balls and Dice; Magic Writing, Performing Animals, &c &c, Cremer, W H (eds)
20 Cremer, W H (eds) Magic No Mystery: Conjuring Tricks with Cards, Balls and Dice; Magic Writing, Performing Animals, &c &c
London Chatto & Windus 1876 1876 Decorative Board Good 8vo. 
pp, 333, (32 pp catalogue)., Fabulous colour frontis depicts 'Professor Caperiboskiphornio's Astounding Gold Fish Illusion' Numerous b/w in text diagrams and illustrations concerning the perfomance of various tricks and illusions. Cloth faded and rubbed with chipped to the head and foot of spine. One section loosened. Edges foxed. Ownership sticker of 'The Great Rondini' on front paste down. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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