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Illegitimate - Theatre in London 1770 - 1840

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
8vo in black boards, silver lettering to spine, 278pp, plates, bibliography, index
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Glorious Causes - the Grand Theatre of Political Change 1789 to 1833

Oxford University Press, Oxford
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 202pp, plates, bibliography, index
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Playing Companies and Commerce in Shakespeare's Time

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 198pp, bibliography, index etc
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Performing the American Frontier 1870 - 1906 Series Number 13 Hardback

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 281pp, plates, bibliography, index
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Thirties - British Art and Design Before the War (Hayward Gallery, London 25 October 1979 - 13 January 1980)

Arts Council of Great Britain / Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 320pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc. PLUS large duo-tone folding exhibition plan loosely inserted
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight barely read copy (page-block edges faintly tanned, tiny slight crease to bottom corner tip of front cover)
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In Search of Aesthetics for the Puppet Theatre

Sterling Publishing / Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi
4to in black cloth covered boards, white lettering to spine, 176pp nicely printed on glossy art paper, illustrations in text, etc. Text in English throughout
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Victorian and Edwardian Theatres

Thames & Hudson, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 136pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Kabuki - Backstage Onstage - An Actors Life

Kondansha International, Tokyo
8vo in textured brown boards, 164pp, illustrations in text,
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The Medieval European Stage 500 - 1550

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Thick, heavy 8vo. in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 720pp, bibliography, index etc
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Oliver Messel - An exhibition held at the Theatre Museum, Victoria Albert Museum 22 June - 30 October 1983

Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 200pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Shakespeare at the Old Vic - Julius Caesar - Merry Wives of Windsor - Winter's Tale - King Henry V - Othello - Troilus & Cressida (SIGNED COPY)

Old Vic Trust / Hamish Hamilton, London
4to in dark red cloth, silver lettering to spine, unpaginated, approx. 130pp on glossy paper. Inscribed and signed by Roger Wood (as R) on the half title leaf. The recipient was Ruth Lynam (journalist, fashion writer and noted balletomane). Although uncredited Wood took many of the photographs included in this book.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight tanning to end-papers, top edge of page block slightly dusty) in a slightly edge-chipped and slightly edge-creased but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Living at Belsay - A Contemporary approach to furnishing an historic house (Belsay Hall May 4 - October 25 1996)

Belsay Hall, Northumberland / English Heritage, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed glossy card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 56pp, colour plates, etc. To accompany the exhibition. Includes, interviews with designers and a list of lots for auction held to raise funds for the continued refurbishment of the property by contemporary craftspeople and designers
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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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Gordon Craig - the story of his life (SIGNED COPY)

Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Large 8vo in light grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 398pp, plates, bibliography, index etc. Elegantly inscribed (to Chick Anstiss - a cameraman who worked with Edward Craig) and signed by author on the second blank fly-leaf
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Plays and Controversies - Abbey Theatre Diaries 2000 - 2005 (SIGNED COPY)

Carysfort Press, Dublin
Large, thick 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 459pp, plates, index, publishers ads at rear. Inscribed to a friend and signed by author (as Ben) on the title-page
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The Open Circle - Peter Brook's Theatre Environments

Faber & Faber, London
Heavy, large 8vo. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 262pp, plates in colour and b/w, bibliography, index etc. Publishers' press release loosely inserted
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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
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Solid Air - New Work in Glass (Crafts Council Gallery, London 11 April - 16 June 2002)

Crafts Council, London
Large 4to. in stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 66pp on various types of paper, colour plates, etc.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (covers faintly dusty)
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Africa Adorned

Collins Harvill, London
Very heavy Folio in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 304pp, numerous colour photos, bibliography, index etc
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The First Actresses - Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons (National Portrait Gallery, London 20 October 2011 - 8 January 2012)

National Portrait Gallery, London
Large 4to. in bright red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 159pp, colour plates, index etc
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The Art of Glass - Art Nouveau to Art Deco

Andreas Papadakis, Windsor
Extra Large 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 111pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
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Artists in Glass - Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass (SIGNED COPY)

Mitchell Beazley, London
1st printing. Large heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 240pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index etc. This copy signed by the author on the half title leaf and dated by him October 2001 (no other inscriptions)
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Some Sort of A Life - My Autobiography (SIGNED COPY)

Oberon, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in red faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 244pp, plates, index. Life of the actor and political activist, this being a presentation copy to a journalist friend, inscribed and signed by her on the title-page
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A Fanny Full of Soap - the Story of A West End Musical (SIGNED COPY)

Oberon Books, London
1st printing. 8vo in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 288pp. Inscribed and signed by author (as Nichola) on the title-page
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Valadier - Three Generations of Roman Goldsmiths - An Exhibition of Drawings and Works of Art (David Carritt, London 15 May - 12 June 1991)

Artemis Group / David Carritt, London
Folio size in illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 183pp, colour plates, bibliography, etc
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Azulejos de Portugal - Seculos XVII e XVIII / Portuguese Tiles in the 17th and 18th Centuries (Catalogue for the travelling exhibition 1991 - 1993)

Rota da Asia, Camara Municipal De Lisboa, Lisboa
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 50pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Portuguese
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Loudon Sainthill

Hutchinson., London
Extra Large 4to. in olive green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 64pp on thick art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. Inscribed and signed by Harry Tatlock Miller (as Harry) on the half title leaf
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to bottom cover corner tips) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (tiny closed tear to top edge of front panel - neatly repaired from verso with archival paper)
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Avant-Garde Theatre 1892 1992

Routledge, London
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 261pp, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Masterpieces of Ivory From the Walters Art Gallery

Hudson Hills Press, New York / Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore
Large thick and heavy 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 338pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Theatrical Companion to Shaw - A Pictorial record of the first performances of the plays of George Bernard Shaw

Rockliff, London
Large, tall 8vo in bright red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 343pp, plates etc. This copy is from the collection of Michael Meyer (1921- 2000 translator, biographer, journalist and dramatist) and has his signature on the front fly-leaf.
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