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Performing Arts : Comedy


Tracey Takes on (SIGNED COPY)

Hyperion Books, New York
Octavo size (8vo) in red cloth backed boards, gilt lettering to spine, 259pp, perforated colour printed card at front and 'cutout' character costume plates at rear (collated complete). This copy boldly signed by Ullman on the blank page facing the title-page
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£22.00
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The Logic of the Absurd - on Film and Television Comedy

British Film Institute (BFI), London
Octavo size (8vo) in stiff glossy card covers, 232pp, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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From Abfab to Zen - Paper's Guide to Pop Culture (alt spelling Ab Fab)

Paper Publishing / DAP Distributed Art Publishers, New York
1st Edition.. Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed folded glossy card self wrappers, 204pp, colour plates, etc
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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£13.00
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Monty Python - Complete and Utter Theory of the Grotesque

British Film Institute (BFI), London
1st Edition, 1st printing. Square Quarto size (4to) in glossy card covers. 58pp, plates
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (minute speck of shelf rub to bottom cover corner tips, covers faintly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Peter Ustinov

Peter Owen, London
Octavo size (8vo) in yellow cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 180pp, plus plates
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (name on front blank fly-leaf) in a slightly dusty and lightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD price-clipped dust jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Thomas Doggett Pictur'd

The Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames, London
Quarto size (4to) in brown boards. 52pp, plates, maps, facsimiles etc. Subtitled - An Enquiry Into the Claims to Authenticity of the Few Supposed Representations From Life of this Famous Comedian (Born Dublin C.1650, Died Eltham 10th September 1721) and Such Idea of His Physical Appearance and Personality As Can Be Derived Therefrom and From Contemporary Descriptions (Including One of His Own)
A very clean and tight almost AS NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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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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