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Theatre and Plays

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Theatre and Plays

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1 The Year's Work in the Theatre 1948-1949
London Longmans Green & Co for the British Council 1949 First Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
71 pp plus four pages of advertisements. General and edgewear to wraps. Some faint foxing to first and last pages. Internally clean and solidly bound. B/w and colour plates of work of James Bailey, Cecil Beaton, Leslie Hurry, Oliver Messel and John Piper. Essays by J.C. Trewin, Ivor Brown, Tyrone Guthrie, Ninette de Valois and others. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Antonin Artaud Selected Writings, Artaud, Antonin. Edited with an Introduction by Susan Sontag
2 Artaud, Antonin. Edited with an Introduction by Susan Sontag Antonin Artaud Selected Writings
Berkeley and Los Angeles University of California Press 1988 0520064437 / 9780520064430 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
661 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Spine uncreased; internally as new. "Artaud, who withdrew from the theatre but remained essentially an actor, came nearest to dramatising when he could project his imagination into another man's experience. No one has written more lucidly or illuminatingly about the way van Gogh used madness, art and suicide to cope with an insufferable situation." -- Ronald Hayman, Encounter 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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Collected Works. Volume Four, Artaud, Antonin. Translated by Victor Corti
3 Artaud, Antonin. Translated by Victor Corti Collected Works. Volume Four
London Calder & Boyars 1974 First This Translation Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
v, 223 pp. Light scuffing to black boards. Faint yellowing to edges of text block; foxing to upper edge. Small splotches to gutters of first four pages; otherwise internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Contains "The Theatre and its Double", "Seraphim's Theater", "The Cenci", appendices and notes. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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4 Barrie, J. M. The Boy David
London Peter Davies 1938 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
xxxii, 170 pp. Blue cloth boards are square and unbumped, with a littly creasing at ends of spine. paper title stickers to spine and upper board are rubbed, nibbled and a little tanned. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Edges of text block tanned. Offsetting to half-title. Internally unmarked, tightly bound. "The Uniform Edition of the Plays of J.M. Barrie". Includes cast list of December 1936 performance and long preface by H. G.-B. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Bennett, Alan, and Nicholas Hytner The History Boys: The Film
Faber & Faber 2006 057123173X / 9780571231737 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
xxvi, 107 pp. Contains Alan Bennett's diary of the filming, the shooting script and an Introduction by director Nicholas Hytner, as well as an extensive plate section showing stills from the film and behind the scenes. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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6 Christie, Agatha The Mousetrap
New York Samuel French 1982 0573015228 / 9780573015229 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
70 pp. Light soil to paper wrappers. Previous owner's inked name to top of front cover. Price sticker to first page; otherwise internally as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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In Contact With the Gods? Directors Talk Theatre, Delgado, Maria M., and Paul Heritage, editors
7 Delgado, Maria M., and Paul Heritage, editors In Contact With the Gods? Directors Talk Theatre
Manchester and New York Manchester University Press 1996 0719047633 / 9780719047633 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
x, 342 pp. Shallow bend to lower corner. A few scuffs and some faint discolouration to edges of text block. One or two creases to page corners. Spine uncreased; internally unmarked. Illustrated with b/w photos. Interviews with Peter Brook, Augusto Boal, Lluis Pasqual, Jatinder Verma, Peter Sellars, Ion Caramitru, Yukio Ninagawa and others. "...each interview is accompanied by a brief outline of the career and significance of each director including key productions and bibliographical data." 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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8 Dunmore, Simon Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Women
Sydney Currency Press / Fremantle Arts Centre Press 1998 0868195669 / 9780868195667 Reprint Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, 120 pp. General wear to wraps, including a few dents and creases, and curling edges. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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9 Enright, Nick, and Justin Monjo, from the novel by Tim Winton Cloudstreet
NSW Australia Currency / Freemantle Arts Centre Press 1999 0868195895 First Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
122, xxvi pp. Very light edgewear. Published with the program inserted. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard, Gilbert, W. S.
10 Gilbert, W. S. The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard
London Macmillan and Co. 1930 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12 mo Gilbert, W. S. 
564pp. "With 350 Illustrations by the Author." Internally bright and tight. Gilt to top page edge. Boards with some general wear, particularly at edges/corners and spine, which is sunned and stained, worn and rubbed. Gilt to front cover is still very bright. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Towards a Poor Theatre. TTT 7. Teatrets Teori og Teknikk, Grotowski, Jerzy. Preface by Peter Brook
11 Grotowski, Jerzy. Preface by Peter Brook Towards a Poor Theatre. TTT 7. Teatrets Teori og Teknikk
Holstebro, Denmark Odin Teatrets Forlag 1968 First Paperback Good Good Octavo 
261 pp. General and edgewear to dustwrapper, including a few short tears and wrinkles to upper edge of backstrip panel. A little edgewear to paper covers. Some discolouration and dust foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked. A collection of articles by and about the innovative Polish theatre director. Illustrated with b/w photos 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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12 Hogarth, Ann & Jan Bussell Fanfare for Puppets! A Personal and Idiosyncratic View of the Puppet Theatre.
London David & Charles 1985 0715687235 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
152 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped and has only very light general wear. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Pass the Butler, Idle, Eric
13 Idle, Eric Pass the Butler
London Methuen 1982 0413499901 / 9780413499905 First Paperback Paperback Good 12 mo 
81pp + list of Methuen Modern Plays. Previous owner's inked name to first page. Internally bright, some very minor yellowing and wear to page edges. Spine creased and chipped, but binding is solid, general light wear to covers, small dog ear to top corner of front cover. "Eric Idle's first stage play, Pass the Butler, is a triumph of outrageous logic and death-defying ingenuity, as might be expected from the author of Hello Sailor and The Rutland Dirty Weekend Book." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Complete Plays of Henry James, James, Henry. Edited by Leon Edel
14 James, Henry. Edited by Leon Edel The Complete Plays of Henry James
Oxford Oxford University Press 1990 0195043790 / 9780195043792 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
846 pp. Edgewear to unclipped dj; backstrip panel sunned. Lower edge of text block a little scuffed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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15 Jerome K. Jerome Fanny and the Servant Problem: A Quite Possible Play in Four Acts
London Hodder & Stoughton 1909 First Hard Cover Fair Ex-Library 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
97 pp. Ex-Library (State Library of Victoria, 1927-1946) Red cloth boards are worn, with two old library stickers firmly pasted to spine. Small library stamps throughout, library paste-downs to both rear endpapers. Pages are fairly clean, binding is still good. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Phantom of the Opera, Leroux, Gaston
16 Leroux, Gaston Phantom of the Opera
Morris Plains, NJ Unicorn 1988 08810112150 Soft Cover Good Quarto Hildebrandt, Greg 
204 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine chipped but uncreased. Corners a little curled. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Full-page, full-colour illustrations. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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17 Lope de Vega. Translated by Cecily Raqdford The King and the Farmer (El Villano en su Rincon). "Special Play" Series
London H.F.W. Deane 1948 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library Octavo 
65 pp. Edgewear to maroon cloth boards. White library lettering to spine. Library impedimenta to front eps and front matter. Library stamp and small black ink blot to last page; all other pages in the text are clean. Solidly bound. Includes notes on the author and the translation, note for producers, costume, notes on the music 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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18 Mackey, Sally (ed.) Practical Theatre: a post-16 Approach
Cheltenham, England Stanley Thornes Ltd. 1997 0748728570 / 9780748728572 First Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xiv, 386 pp. Light edgewear to wraps; spine uncreased. Small splotch to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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19 Richards, Dick The Wit of Noel Coward
London Leslie Frewin 1968 09089040X First Hard Cover Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
112, pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is price clipped and a little discoloured, with light edgewear. White cloth boards have a couple of unobtrusive dents along the edges. Previous owner's name inked to ffep. Illustrated with b/w photos. "The only way to enjoy life is to work. Work is much more fun than fun." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Theatre of the London Fairs in the Eighteenth Century, Rosenfeld, Sybil
20 Rosenfeld, Sybil The Theatre of the London Fairs in the Eighteenth Century
London Cambridge University Press 1960 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
xii, 194 pp. Chips at ends of backstrip panel, a few closed tears and some wrinkling along edges and general wear (a little rubbing and staining) to price-clipped dw. Cloth boards are clean but a little worn along edges. Corners very lightly bumped. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. "(This) account is a necessary supplement to the theatrical history of the eighteenth century". 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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