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The Legend That Is Buddy Holly

Souvenir Press, London
Folio size. 128pp, plates, discography. Publishers review request slip loosely inserted
AS NEW (tiny faint bump to top edge of front cover) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faint creasing to top edges, tiny speck of shelf rub to front flap fold corner tips, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Keep Cool - The Black Activists Who Built the Jazz Age

Pluto Press, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 252pp, plates, bibliography, index
AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves)
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Focus on Jazz

Hale, London
1st Edition Thus Quarto size (4to). 160pp, colour photos in text etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Jazz Text

Van Nostrand, New York
276pp, photos in text, lengthy bibliogography, index etc
FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy in a slightly edge-worn but otherwise VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Guide to Classic Recorded Jazz

University of Iowa Press
Large, heavy Octavo size (8vo) paperback. XVIII, 391pp, index. Publishers review request slip loosely inserted
AS NEW unread copy
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The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts No 5 Summer 1987 - Russian / Soviet Theme Issue

Wolfson Foundation of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, Miami
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 179pp numerous plates in colour and b/w, index, plus ads at rear. Substantial articles on decorative arts, stage design, applied arts, urban design, Vladimir Lebedev, the ARGO Group and the Solomenko Embroidery Workshop. Significant references to Alexander Rodchenko
An almost AS NEW copy (mild crease to top edge of rear cover)
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Victorian Music Covers

Evelyn, Adams and Mackay, London
Large Octavo size (8vo). 72pp, illus. and plates in colour and b/w
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (two barely visible short closed edge tears, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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A Colossal Idea - An Original Farce

Putnams, London
Small Octavo size (8vo) in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 62pp. Posthumous issue of an early play by Gilbert, which had a small printing and is now quite scarce
FINE, an exceptionally well preserved, very clean and tight barely read copy (tiny printed black star to top corner of front blank fly-leaf, some minor foxing to prelims)
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Love Spells & Death Rites in Hungary - Filmscripts

ICA / Institute of Contemporary Arts, London / Gondolat, Budapest
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 207pp. 6 film scripts, stills, notes etc. Text in English
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Fourteen Songs, Two Weddings and A Funeral - Based on Rajshri Productions' Film Hum Aapke Hain Koun

Methuen, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo), 66pp Paperback
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Geneva - Cymbeline Refinished - Good King Charles (Standard Edition)

Constable, London
Octavo size (8vo) in dark red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 234pp. Publishers Note loosely inserted: regarding an additional Act to Geneva; a new Shavian Act V to Shakespeare's Cymbeline; and Three New Prefaces
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (page-block edges faintly tanned) in slightly dusty but otherwise about FINE complete Dust Jacket (head of spine panel shelf rubbed, tiny chip to rear spine fold and bottom flap fold corner tips and a barely visible short closed tear to top edge of rear panel, all of these fault are barely noticeable and the wrapper looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Scum

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. 128pp. Novelisation of the controversial and never braodcast BBC TV play by Minton
FINE, an extremely well preserved, very clean and tight copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket
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Structures of Television (Revised Edition)

BFI, London
Octavo size (8vo) stapled booklet in stiff card covers, 58pp, bibliography
FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges)
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Media, Crisis and Democracy - Mass Communication and the Disruption of Social Order

Sage Publications, London
Extra large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback 199pp, index etc
AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
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Broadcasting - Breaking Down the Barriers

University of Luton Press, Luton
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff card covers, 232pp
NEW copy
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Prix Italia (1950)

Edizioni Radio Italia
Large Quarto size (4to). in paper wraps with black printed grey paper over-wrapper, 99pp No. 963 of 1, 000 copies printed. Synopsis of winners etc. Text in French. The 3rd international Italian television and radio awards presented by RAI Radio Audizioni Italiane
Tiny nicks to over-wrapper at bottom edge of spine else FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy
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Transmission - Towards A Post-Television Culture (2nd Edition Updated)

Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks and London
2nd Edition (Updated) Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 300pp, bibliography, index
An almost AS NEW copy (thin sliver of slight creasing to bottom edge of spine, spine slightly sunned)
Softcover
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Day by Day - A Dose of My Own Hemlock (SIGNED COPY)

William Kimber, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 227pp, plates, index. Inscribed and signed by Day on title-page, additional ink name of recipient on fly-leaf
A well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (top edge of page block faintly dusty) in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket(looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Media Spectacles

Routledge, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) Paperback. 278pp
AS NEW copy (slight shelf rub to cover corner tips)
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Broadcasting and Politics

BBC, London
Octavo size (8vo) in card covers. 14pp. Transcript of speech given at Hull University on 26 April 1982 by the then Chairman of the BBC
An almost AS NEW copy
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Television News (BFI Television Monograph No.5)

British Film Institute (BFI), London
Octavo size (8vo) in stiff card covers. 56pp
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Elizabeth Our Queen

Hodder, London
1st Edition Thus Octavo size (8vo). 1st Edition 2nd Impression. 190pp, plates colour and b/w. Signed by Dimbleby on the front fly leaf (with previous owners ink name above but no other inscriptions)
VERY GOOD, a well preserved, clean and tight copy (front end-papers strengthened or repaired with paper ribbon at centre-fold, slight tanning to covers) in a VERY GOOD- complete Dust Jacket (defections to front panel and head of spine panel, looks presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Television Behind the Scenes

Convoy, London
Hardback 103pp, 16pp plates
A well preserved near FINE copy in an edge-rubbed VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (half inch chip to top edge of front panel, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Television and History

BFI Television Monograph
Octavo size (8vo) paperback. 60pp with 2 folding plates. Critique of televised history
FINE, a very clean and tight copy (name on fly-leaf, some very slight shelf rub to cover edges)
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Richard Dimbleby - A Biography

Hodder, London
Hardback 422pp, plates, index. PLUS: Loosely inserted - 3pp typescript review of this book with autograph corrections by Brian Farrell, Irish political scientist and broadcaster
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved, clean and tight copy in a slightly tanned and slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Media Voices - The James Cameron Memorial Lectures

Politico's, London
Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 345pp
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket (mild bump to bottom cover corner tips from poor handling)
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Shakespeare, Rabelais, and the Comical-Historical

Peter Lang, New York
Crown Octavo size (8vo). 184pp, plates, bibliography, index
A NEW unread copy (few tiny bumps to cover edges from poor handling)
1st editionHardcover
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Seabiscuit (Original Screenplay)

Universal Studios
Variously paginated approx 220pp on A4 sheets, hole-punched and brass clasp bound with Universal logo printed on black glossy card covers Produced for distribution within the film industry
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Julius Caesar and the Life of William Shakespeare

Gawthorn Press, London
8vo, 224pp, film stills, other plates, film credits etc. Issued with release of MGM production of 'Julius Caesar', (James Mason, Marlon Brando, John Gielgud et al)
FINE, an otherwise well preserved, very clean and tight copy (name on front paste-down, slight sunning to spine and cover margins) in a very clean and bright but lightly edge chipped VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (non-staining tape repaired tear to head of spine panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Missionary

Methuen, London
1st printing. Quarto size (4to). 127pp, colour plates etc. Screenplay for the film
AS NEW unread copy (faint shelf-rub to cover bottom edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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