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The Grand Duke or The Statutory Duel (First Edition of the Piano Score)

Chappell and Co., London
Quarto size (4to) in contemporary, gilt ruled full dark blue leather over limp boards, gilt lettering to spine, red deckled page-block edges. Sullivan signature stamp to title-page, cast list for first performance, full piano score, 93pp, publishers ads on verso of last leaf. The blank page margins have been trimmed slightly for binding
Thin sliver of very slight wear to spine ends, light rub to cover corner tips else FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy
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Rocking Around the Clock - Music Television, Post Modernism and Consumer Culture

Routledge, New York and London
Octavo size (8vo) 196pp, bibliography, index
Name on fly-leaf. Thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, two leaves top corner turned else FINE in a very slightly edge-creased and slightly corner rubbed but otherwise VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Television on History - Representations of Ireland (Media Analysis Paper 5)

Comedia / University of London Institute of Education
Octavo size (8vo) in paper wraps. 27pp
An almost AS NEW copy (tiny spot faint soil to bottom edge of slightly sunned front cover)
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Settings and Costumes of the Modern Stage

Studio Winter Number, London
Quarto size (4to) in cloth. 132pp, mostly plates including 6pp colour plates, errata slip.1st Edition
Near FINE, an uncommonly well preserved, very clean and tight copy (cover edge-tips slightly darkened)
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Shakespeare Survey - Annual Survey of Shakespeare Studies And Production - 53 Shakespeare and Narrative

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Quarto size (4to) in gilt embossed brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 357pp, illustrations in text, index etc
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
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Flowers and Revolution - A Collection of Writings on Jean Genet

Middlesex University Press, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 209pp, bibliography, index
FINE, a very clean and tight copy still very close to new . Uncommon
1st editionSoftcover
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Cocteau - English Edition (Pompidou Centre / Montreal Museum)

Centre Pompidou / Paul Holberton Publishing, London
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in stiff card self wrappers, 413pp, numerous plates in colour and b/w, etc. To accompany the Pompidou Centre / Montreal Museum exhibitions 2003 - 2004. Text in English throughout
NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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John Osborne (Writers and Their Work No. 213)

Longman's Green / British Council / National Book League, London
Octavo size (8vo) in thin card covers. 32pp, frontispiece, bibliography
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (covers and page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Bond on File

Methuen, London
Small Octavo size (8vo) in black cloth. 80pp, bibliography, etc
An almost AS NEW copy (front paste-down end-paper slightly creased at very bottom corner - clearly a minor production flaw) in a faintly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Wesker on File

Methuen, London
Small Octavo size (8vo). 67pp
An AS NEW unread copy (top edge of page block faintly dusty) in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Who's Who in Boswell?

Blackwell / Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford
1st printing. Crown Octavo size (8vo) in light blue cloth, 366pp
An exceptionally well preserved FINE barely read copy (inscription on front blank fly-leaf, slight dust darkening to spine, faint slight bump to front cover top corner tip)
1st editionHardcover
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Jane Austen and the Theatre

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Octavo size (8vo) 201pp, illus., bibliography, index
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Selections From the Notebooks of Edward Bond - Volume 1 - 1959 - 1980

Methuen, London
1st Edition Thus Octavo size (8vo) 1st Edition 225pp, index
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Arnold Wesker - Writers and Their Work No. 225

British Council, London
1st printing. 30pp in glossy card covers, portrait frontispiece, bibliography
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Tom Stoppard - Writers and Their Work No. 250

British Council, London
1st printing. 32pp in glossy card covers, portrait frontispiece, bibliography
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy in not far from new condition
1st editionSoftcover
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The Startup Papers - on Shakespeare's Friend

Images, Upton upon Severn
Crown Octavo size (8vo), 223pp, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Shakespeare and the Romance Ending (SIGNED COPY)

Tyneside Free Press, Newcastle upon Tyne
Octavo size (8vo) in white, printed card covers, 139pp, index. One of only 500 copies printed. Presentation copy from author (signed as 'Bob') on dedication page with name and address of recipient at head of title-page
Near FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (covers slightly tanned and faintly dusty)
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Pinter - A Bibliography

TQ Publications
1st printing. 8vo in stiff card covers, 36pp
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Theatre Sketchbook

Amber Lane Press, Derbyshire
Square Octavo size (8vo). 127pp. On - Gielgud, Richardson, Thorndike, Cuka, Littlewood, Brendan Behan, Guinness, Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Dietrich
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (Thin sliver of slight creasing to spine ends, faint signs of pencil price erasure to fly-leaf) in a faintly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
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Jana Pogorielova - Babkarska Scenografia

Narodne Divadelne Centrum, Bratislava
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 40pp, plates in colour and b/w showing Pogorielova's sketches and puppets. Text in Slovak, French and English
An almost AS NEW unread copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips, tiny flat crease to bottom corner tip of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Daly's - The Biography of a Theatre

W H Allen, London
220pp, 20pp plates, index. History of the Edwardian theatre. Original black cloth binding with pictorial paper over front cover, with dustwrapper
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean, bright and tight copy (a very few leaves with minute flat crease to top corner tips) in a very clean and bright FINE unclipped dust jacket (two barely visible tiny closed tears at head of spine panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Begegnungen Mit Fritz Rieger (SIGNED by Roswitha Rieger)

Hans Schneider, Tutzing
Large Octavo size (8vo) in mustard yellow cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 207pp plus approx 30pp plates, music and facsimiles at rear. Text in German. Presentation copy from Roswitha and Johannes Rieger, inscribed in ink and signed for both by Roswitha. A memorial publication for the Bohemian conductor, most famous for his vigorously anti-modernist tenure as conductor of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra 1952 - 1966
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in a faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Music in the Renaissance

Prentice-hall, New Jersey
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 384pp, musical examples in text, index
NEW copy
Softcover
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Mechanical Musical Instruments

Batchworth Press, London
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) in a slightly dusty VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (mild rub and a few tiny nicks to spine panel ends, small repaired tear to bottom edge of rear panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Pursuit of Perfection - A Life of Maggie Teyte (SIGNED COPY)

Victor Gollancz, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 327pp, discography, plates, index. Signed (with no other inscription) by author on title-page
An exceptionally well preserved almost AS NEW copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faintly tanned)
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Final Curtain - The Last Gilbert and Sullivan Operas

Chappell & Co / Andre Deutsch, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 293pp, illustrations in text, bibliography, index
Tiny specks of rub to bottom edge of spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty else FINE+, an exceptionally well preserved and very clean and tight copy still close to new in a faintly tanned and faintly edge-creased FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Thespis - A Gilbert & Sullivan Enigma

Dillon's University Bookshop, London
Octavo size (8vo) in black cloth backed boards, gilt lettering to spine, 150pp, plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index. Includes libretto for Thespis
An AS NEW copy in a slightly tanned but otherwise AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
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The Magic Flute - Opera Libretto

BBC / British Broadcasting Company, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) 32pp stapled booklet. Ephemera. 'To be broadcast on May 26th, 1927'
Pages tanned, few spots of foxing and light edge-rub to covers else VERY GOOD, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Polly Peachum' - Being the Story of 'Polly' and 'The Beggar's Opera'

Stanley Paul, London
Hardback 2nd or later edition. Octavo size (8vo) in black ruled orange boards. 245pp
Name on fly-leaf. Spine darkened, covers slightly faded. Minor cover edge rub. Pages slightly tanned else VERY GOOD a clean and tight copy
Hardcover
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The Music of Malcolm Arnold - A Catalogue

Faber and Faber, London
Octavo size (8vo) 224pp, indexes
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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