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Performing Arts : Set Design


Caspar Neher - Brecht's Designer (Riverside Studios, London 15 January - 16 February 1986 and touring)

Methuen, London
Large 8vo in stiff glossy card covers, 141pp, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
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Drama - its Costume and Decor

Studio Publications, London
Large tall 8vo in red and black printed boards, 276pp, numerous plates, bibliog, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a slightly edge-nicked and slightly sun faded but otherwise VERY GOOD+ un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector). An excellent copy
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John Gabriel Borkman - d'Henrik Ibsen - Une mise en scene de Luc Bondy

Odeon - Theatre De L'europe, Solin
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 159pp, plates, illustrations in text, etc. Text in French
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (very slight shelf-rub to cover bottom edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Ballet Design Past and Present

The Studio, London
Large heavy 4to in black cloth, silver lettering to spine, 216pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges very slightly tanned) in a slightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector)
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Sale Catalogue of Collections of Decor and Costume Designs from the Diaghilev Period, Decor and Costume Designs from the Collection of Boris Kniaseff, Theatre Designs from the Collection of the late Max Reinhardt (Sotheby's Auction Catalogue 15 - 16 December 1969 / 15th 16th Dec1969)

Sotheby and Co., London
Quarto size (4to) stiff paper covers. 303pp, over 250 halftone plates
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (spine slightly tanned)
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Designing for the Stage

The Studio, London
1st printing (1938). Quarto size (4to) in photo illustrated red and white printed glazed boards, black cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, pink semi-opaque end-papers, 78pp with 46 tipped in plates in colour and b/w
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight copy (slight sunning to spine ends, edges a little tanned and dusty, mild rub and tiny crease to cover corner tips)in an edge-chipped GOOD only complete Dust Jacket (rear panel dusty and moderately soiled, looks presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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L'Udovit Hradsky - Scenografia / Die Szenographie

Narodne Divadelne Centrum, Bratislava
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 64pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. Dual text in Slovak and German
An almost AS NEW copy (tiny slight crease to top cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Designing and Painting Scenery for the Theatre

Art Trade Press, London
Quarto size (4to). 102pp, index; plus plates
Covers a little sunned, light rub to cover corner tips else VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy in a lightly rubbed and slightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Stage and Film Decor

Pitman, London
Quarto size (4to). 192pp, 91 illustrations in text, 11 tipped-in colour plates
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (name on front blank fly-leaf., front cover corner tips a very little rubbed, covers slightly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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Stage Decoration

Chapman and Hall, London
Quarto size (4to) in cloth gilt lettering to spine. 138pp text, 127pp plates, index
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (inscription on front blank fly-leaf, a few light pencil markings in text, easily and cleanly erased when tested)
1st editionHardcover
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Index To The Story Of My Days - Some Memoirs

Viking, New York
Octavo size (8vo) in black cloth backed cream boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover. 308pp, plates, index
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (name on fly-leaf, covers faintly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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Design for Performance - From Diaghilev to the Pet Shop Boys (SIGNED COPY)

Lund Humphries / Lethaby Press, Central St Martin's College of Art, London
Heavy Square Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers. 240pp, plates in colour and b/w etc. Inscribed 'With best wishes' and signed by Peter Docherty on verso of front fly-leaf (no other inscription)
AS NEW
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Myself and the Theatre

Heinemann, London
Octavo size (8vo) in dark navy cloth. 205pp, plates etc
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (very slight wear to spine ends)
1st editionHardcover
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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)
1st editionSoftcover
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Lord of the Three Worlds

Faber and Faber, London
Tall Octavo size (8vo) in cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 107pp, designs in text and 4 fold out colour sketches by Topolski
An extremely well preserved, very clean and tight FINE copy (top edge of page block dusty, end-papers tanned) in a slightly edge-chipped, tanned and dusty but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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