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Performing Arts : Actors - Monographs and Biographies


Half Man Half Beast - Making A Life in Canadian Theatre (SIGNED COPY)

Vehicule Press, Montreal
8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 176pp, plates, index etc. Inscribed and signed by Podbrey (as Maurice) on the front fly-leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (tiny slight bump to head of spine)
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Anthony Sher - A Cast of Characters (London Jewish Cultural Centre 5 February - 18 March 2007) **** SIGNED COPY ****

London Jewish Cultural Centre
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 24pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. This copy signed in ink and dated (11/2/07) by Anthony Sher on the front cover
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy
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Roger Moore - My Word is My Bond (SIGNED COPY)

Michael O'mara Books, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in light brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 336pp, plates in colour and b/w, index. This copy signed by Roger Moore on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Trevor Howard - A Gentleman and A Player (SIGNED COPY)

Muller, Blond & White, London
Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 280pp, plates, index, filmography etc. Inscribed and signed by the author (as Vivienne) on the front blank fly-leaf (no other inscriptions).
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Autobiography

Oldbourne, London
336pp, plates, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (spine panel slightly tanned, looks fine in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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As Luck Would Have It (SIGNED COPY)

Harper Collins, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 307pp, plates. This copy signed by Derek Jacobi on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
FINE, a clean and tight copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faintly shelf rubbed at top flap fold corner tips, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Hello Darlings - the Authorised Biography of Kenny Everett

Bantam Press, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 397pp, plates, index etc
A NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy of the scarce hardcover edition
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Enter A Goldfish - Memoirs of An Irish Actor, Young and Old

Thames & Hudson, London
Large 8vo in burgundy faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 192pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy in a FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket
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Ned Sherrin - the Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

Little, Brown, London
Thick, heavy 8vo. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 472pp, plates, index. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (slight reading crease to spine, hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Every Look Speaks - Portraits of David Garrick (Holburne Museum of Art, Bath 16 September - 7 December 2003)

Holburne Museum of Art, Bath
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers. 96pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
A well preserved AS NEW clean and unmarked copy (very slight bump to top edge of page block)
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Every Look Speaks - Portraits of David Garrick (Holburne Museum of Art, Bath 16 September - 7 December 2003)

Holburne Museum of Art, Bath
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers. 96pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy
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Life, Times and Recorded Works of Robert Dighton (1752 - 1814) Actor, Artist and Printseller - and Three of His Artist Sons - Portrayers of Georgian Pageantry and Wit

Dennis Rose / Element Books, Tisbury
4to in black faux leather, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 95pp on glossy art paper, plates, bibliography, etc.
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly edge-nicked but otherwise near FINE Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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A Kentish Lad (SIGNED COPY)

Bantam Press, London
Large 8vo in pale tan faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 386pp, plates, index. Presentation copy inscribed to writer Michael Meyer (who is mentioned in the book) and signed by Muir on the title-page PLUS compliments slip altered in the author's hand paper-clipped to the front blank fly-leaf
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, pages slightly tanned) in a FINE Dust Jacket
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More Fool Me

Penguin / Michael Joseph, London
1st printing. Heavy 8vo. in red faux cloth, silvered green lettering to spine. 388pp, plates in colour and b/w,
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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More Fool Me (SIGNED COPY)

Michael Joseph, London
Heavy 8vo. in red faux cloth, 388pp, plates in colour and b/w. This copy inscribed 'Best' and signed by Stephen Fry on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
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Anna Neagle - There's Always Tomorrow (SIGNED COPY)

W H Allen, London
8vo in olive faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 235pp, plates, index. This copy signed by Anna Neagle on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages a little tanned) in a slightly tanned but otherwise FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket. A very nice copy
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Accidentally on Purpose - An Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

Simon & Schuster, New York
1st printing. Heavy, large 8vo. in black cloth backed boards, gilt lettering to spine, 432pp, plates, index etc. Warmly inscribed and signed by Michael York on the 2nd front fly-leaf
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages very slightly tanned) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Lewis and Sybil (Thorndike) - a memoir (SIGNED COPY)

Collins, London
Octavo size (8vo) in burgundg faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 352pp, plates, index etc. This copy signed by the author, John Casson, on the on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (ink date on front blank fly-leaf) in a slightly spine sunned, and slightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Sir John Gielgud - The Centenary Gala (Gielgud Theatre, London 19 April 2004)

Gielgud Theatre, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 40pp on stiff glossy art paper, one page of text per contributor, plus photos etc. Cast list and production credits list (double sided A4 sheet) loosely inserted as issued. Two ticket stubs stapled to the first leaf. This was a one off performance and this special programme is very scarce
AS NEW (faint crease to bottom edge of spine)
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A Valuable Property - The Life Story of Michael Todd (SIGNED COPY)

Arbor House, New York
Heavy, large Octavo size (8vo). in red cloth backed boards, black lettering to spine, 369pp, plates, index. Inscribed and signed by Michael Todd Jr (as Michael) and additionally signed by Susan McCarthy Todd (as Susan). The inscription by Michael Todd reads Dear ----- / It turns out this was easier to get finished than to get 'Herself' started. Thanks and all the best.'. 'Herself' is Elizabeth Taylor who was very late in providing her foreword for the book
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (minute speck of rub to flap fold corner tips, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Up in the Clouds, Gentleman Please (SIGNED COPY)

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 290pp, plates, index, filmography. Presentation copy (to the book's editor) signed and inscribed thus ' Darling ____ / If this book enjoys any success - a great deal of it will be due to you! Love and gratitude from the author / John / Hills House 1980'
A a well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy copy (very slight bump to bottom cover corner tips) in a slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Sarah Bernhardt and Her Times (Wildenstein, New York November 13 - December 28, 1984)

Wildenstein, New York
Large Quarto size (4to) in die-cut stiff card covers. 158pp, plates in colour and b/w etc.
FINE, a well preserved very clean and tight copy in a slightly dusty but otherwise about FINE clear Glassine complete Dust Jacket (two small nicks to head of spine panel)
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Autobiography

Oldbourne, London
336pp, plates, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (top edge of page block slightly dusty) in a faintly spine sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Cheap Lives (SIGNED COPY)

Little Brown, London
1st printing. 246pp, illustratrated by author. Signed by Sher on title page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages faintly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Very Very Slightly Imperfect (SIGNED COPY)

Robson Books, London
Hardback 271pp. Crime novel by the actor Ron Moodey, inscribed and Signed by him on front blank fly-leaf
An almost AS NEW barely read copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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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)
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Alec Guinness on Screen

Polygon, London
Large square Quarto size (4to) paperback. 103pp, numerous stills, filmography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (minute speck of rub to cover corner tips, faint flat crease to bottom corner tip of rear cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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