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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, Aeschylus, translated by Louis MacNeice
2 Aeschylus, translated by Louis MacNeice The Agamemnon of Aeschylus
London Faber & Faber 1972 0571085040 / 9780571085040 Reprint Paperback Good 12mo 
71 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Foxing to edges of text block. Erasure marks to upper edge of first page; Previous owner's name inked to title page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "He so cleverly superimposes conversational rhythms upon his blank verse, that the metaphors rarely get out of hand, and his speeches are always well knit, well controlled." -- The Spectator. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Edward Albee's Lolita, Albee, Edward. Adapted from the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
3 Albee, Edward. Adapted from the novel by Vladimir Nabokov Edward Albee's Lolita
New Dramatists Play Service, Inc. 1984 0822206838 / 9780822206835 Reprint Paperback Near Fine 12mo 
95 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Collected Works. Volume Four, Artaud, Antonin. Translated by Victor Corti
4 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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5 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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6 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 colour plate section showing stills from the film and behind the scenes. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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7 Christie, Agatha The Mousetrap
New York Samuel French 1982 0573015228 / 9780573015229 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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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Mitsou, or The Education of Young Women, Colette. Translated by Raymond Postgate
8 Colette. Translated by Raymond Postgate Mitsou, or The Education of Young Women
London Secker & Warburg 1957 First English language Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
134 pp. Browning and a little chipping to edges of unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Scenes from the film "Mitsou" on back panel of dustjacket. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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In Contact With the Gods? Directors Talk Theatre, Delgado, Maria M., and Paul Heritage, editors
9 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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10 Dunmore, Simon Alternative Shakespeare Auditions for Women
Sydney Currency Press / Fremantle Arts Centre Press 1998 0868195669 / 9780868195667 Reprint Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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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11 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
122, xxvi pp. Very light edgewear. Published with the program inserted. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Illustrated Encyclopaedia of World Theatre, Esslin, Martin (editor and introduction0
12 Esslin, Martin (editor and introduction0 Illustrated Encyclopaedia of World Theatre
London Thames & Hudson Ltd 1977 0500011745 / 9780500011744 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto 
320 pp. Very light edgewear and a few shallow scratches to unclipped dustjacket. Small tear to upper edge of rear board. Sticker residue to front free endpaper. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Slight mustiness. With 2000 entries, 420 black-and-white illustrations, and an index of 5000 play titles. Based on Friedrichs Theaterlexikon (1969) by Karl Gröning and Werner Kliess, edited by Henning Rischbieter. This English-language edition has been translated by Estella Schmid, and adapted and amplified under the general editorship of Martin Esslin. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Sleep of Prisoners, Fry, Christopher
13 Fry, Christopher A Sleep of Prisoners
London Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press 1951 Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
51 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Black cloth boards just a little worn. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Boy with a Cart: Cuthman, Saint of Sussex. A Play, Fry, Christopher
14 Fry, Christopher The Boy with a Cart: Cuthman, Saint of Sussex. A Play
London Frederick Muller 1956 13th Impression Hard Cover Good Good 12mo 
40 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Green cloth boards very lightly worn along the edges. Gilt lettering is bright and clean. Foxing to edges of text block; occasional foxing throughout. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Savoy Operas, Gilbert, Sir W.S.
15 Gilbert, Sir W.S. The Savoy Operas
Adelaide Mary Martin Books 0333069013 / 9780333069011 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo 
698 pp. (Original edition published 1926.) General and edgewear, including chips, tears, and discolouration, to unclipped dustjacket. A little wear to edges of spine panel. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Being the Complete Text of the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas originally produced in the years 1875-1896." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard, Gilbert, W. S.
16 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
17 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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Antaeus: Plays in One Act, Halpern, Daniel (editor)
18 Halpern, Daniel (editor) Antaeus: Plays in One Act
The Harvill Press 1992 0002712490 / 9780002712491 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
502 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "This special issue of Antaeus contains 43 one-act plays or monologues by playwrights with international reputations, by writers working outside their usual fields and by new talents, including: Kobo Abe, Edward Albee, Amiri Baraka, Jane Bowles, Richard Ford, David Hare, Václav Havel, Garrison Keillor, Adrienne Kennedy, David Mamet, Arthur Miller, Joyce Carol Oates, Sam Shepard, Pery Souchek, Tom Stoppard, Eudora Welty, Tennessee Williams, August Wilson." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Bon-Bons and Roses for Dolly; The Tatty Hollow Story. Two Plays, Hewett, Dorothy
19 Hewett, Dorothy Bon-Bons and Roses for Dolly; The Tatty Hollow Story. Two Plays
Sydney Currency Methuen Drama 1976 0869370472 / 9780869370476 First Paperback Paperback Very Good 12mo 
157 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's name inked to title page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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20 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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