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There are 50 books in this catalogue.
Book Number: 2858
New Haven, Yale Univ. Press, 1971. Cloth, fine sunned d/w, pp. viii, 212. The French theatre of 1600-1650.
Keywords: drama, play, acting, Alexandre Hardy, Tristan, Sudery, Monleon, Mairet, Rotrou, Corneille. YALE ROMANTIC STUDIES, SECOND SERIES, 22. French literature lit-crit literary criticism theatre drama plays
Price: $15.00

COGHLAN, Brian:  Hofmannsthal's Festival Dramas
Book Number: 2904
Cambridge/Melbourne, 1964 pp398, 8vo, cloth. d/w has chips at spine.
Keywords: theatre, drama, stage, acting,
Price: $15.00

Brustein, Robert:  Critical Moments: reflections on theatre & society 1973-1979
Book Number: 5318
New York: Random House, 1980. 8vo. hardcover. 232pp. index. very good, remainder mark bottom edge. / very good d/w.
Keywords: theatre stage acting actors actress playwrights producers directors scenic designers acting
Price: $9.00

Guthrie, Tyrone:  Tyrone Guthrie on Acting
Book Number: 5321
Studio Vista London, 1971 First edition. Small 4to. hardcover. 96pp. index. b/w illus. very good / very good, clipped d/w.
Keywords: acting drama theatre stage plays technique
Price: $15.00

Payn, Grahan & Morley, Sheridan. (eds0. [Coward, Noel ]:  The Noel Coward Diaries
Book Number: 22064
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1982 8vo. hardcover. 698pp. index. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: noel coward theatre film director drama diaries
Price: $18.00

Beauman, Sally:  The Royal Shakespeare Company: A History of Ten Decades
Book Number: 22932
Oxford Oxford University Press 1982. 8vo. hardcover. 388pp. index, + b/w plates. near fine, minor foxing on endpapers. / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Royal Shakespeare Company theatre english british
Price: $15.00

Arundell, Dennis.:  The Story Of Sadler's Wells 1683-1977
Book Number: 22940
London David & Charles 1978 2nd extended edition 8vo hardcover. 352pp + b/w plates. index. near fine. / near fine d/w.
Keywords: theatre acting drama opera london england english history sadler's wells
Price: $18.00

Gammond, Peter. (compiled by):  Your Own,Your Very Own! A Music Hall Scrapbook.
Book Number: 23043
London , Ian Allen. 1971. 4to. softcover. 94pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, owner's name on fep.
Keywords: theatre acting drama london england english history music halls
Price: $12.00

Speaight, George:  The Book of Clowns
Book Number: 23751
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1984 Folio. softcover. 128pp. index, colour illus. good, cover creased.'
Keywords: clowns acting funny humour humorous laughing faces painting painted
Price: $15.00

Bentley, Eric:  Theatre of war; comments on 32 occasions, by Eric Bentley.
Book Number: 24957
New York 1972 8vo hardcover 428pp index. very good / very good d/w
Keywords: Drama --20th century--History and criticism.Theater --United States.United States --Civilization--1945- Theatre of war; comments on 32 occasions by Eric Bentley. Bentley Eric
Price: $18.00

Goodlad, Sinclair.:  A sociology of popular drama
Book Number: 26553
London Heinemann 1971 8vo hardcover 230pp index. very good, owner's name on fep. / very good d/w. Bibliography: p. 201-218.
Keywords: Drama History and criticism Popular culture Great Britain theatre Theater and society A sociology of popular drama [by] J S R Goodlad Goodlad Sinclair
Price: $10.00

Kemble, Fanny:  The terrific Kemble : a Victorian self-portrait from the writings of Fanny Kemble
Book Number: 26556
London H. Hamilton 1978 8vo hardcover 272pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's inscription on fep. / very good d/w. Includes Bibliography: p. 262-263.
Keywords: Kemble Fanny 1809 1893 Actors Great Britain Biography Ransome Eleanor The terrific Kemble a Victorian self portrait from the writings of Fanny Kemble Kemble Fanny
Price: $12.00

Donnelly, Ray:  Roy Castle Remembered
Book Number: 27377
Robson Books Ltd 1995 4to hardcover 164pp, b/w illus. near fine. / near fine d/w. A tribute to the late Roy Castle in which people who knew the man share their memories of him. Contributors include Cliff Richard, Harry Secombe, Roy Hudd and Cheryl Baker, with an introduction by Fiona Castle. All royalties to go to the Roy Castle Cause for Hope Foundation.
Keywords: Music Stage Screen Biography Roy Castle Remembered Donnelly Ray
Price: $12.00

Green, Stanley.:  Ring bells! Sing songs!; Broadway musicals of the 1930's. Introd. by Brooks Atkinson.
Book Number: 27942
Galahad 1971 4to hardcover 385pp index, b/w illus. very good / fair d/w chipped on top edge. Bibliography: p. 372-375. Discography: p. 376-378.
Keywords: Musicals New York (State) New York History and criticism Broadway (New York N Y ) History Ring bells! Sing songs! Broadway musicals of the 1930's Introd by Brooks Atkinson Green Stanley
Price: $15.00

Marlowe, Mary:  That fragile hour : an autobiography
Book Number: 28298
North Ryde, N.S.W. Angus & Robertson 1990 4to softcover 231pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Marlowe Mary 1884 1962 Actors Australia Biography Actresses Australia Biography Authors Australian 20th century Biog That fragile hour an autobiography Marlowe Mary
Price: $11.00

Johnson, Edgar & Eleanor (eds) [Dickens]:  The Dickens Theatrical Reader
Book Number: 32624
London: Gollancz, 1964. 8vo. hardcover. 370pp. b/w illus. very good, fep, clipped, owner''s inscription on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: charles dickens theatre
Price: $15.00

Craig, Edward:  Gordon Graig
Book Number: 34271
New York: Knopf 1968 8vo hardcover 398pp index b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: theatre
Price: $18.00

Fulton, Rikki:  Is it that time already?
Book Number: 36174
Edinburgh BW 1999 8vo hardcover 319pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Biographies scotland theatre entertainer scottish Memoirs Is it that time already? Fulton Rikki
Price: $18.00

MOLONEY, Billy.:  Memoirs of an Abominable Showman.
Book Number: 36355
Australia, Rigbt 1968 8vo. hardcover. 178pp. index, b/w illus. very good+. /very good+ d/w.
Keywords: theatre enternainers
Price: $15.00

Kerr, Walter:  Journey to the center of the theater
Book Number: 36578
New York Knopf : distributed by Random House 1979 8vo hardcover 332pp index. very good / good d/w.
Keywords: Performing Arts Theater Journey to the center of the theater Kerr Walter
Price: $18.00

CARSON, Lionel (ed.):  The Stage Year Book 1926
Book Number: 36566
The Stage London 1926, 8vo. red cloth hardcover. 234pp. b/w illus. very good, last section of pages browned.
Keywords: english london theatre
Price: $30.00

Hassall, Christopher:  The Timeless Quest - Stephen Haggard
Book Number: 37700
London: Arthur Barker. 8vo. hardcover. 253pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good,sunned d/w.
Keywords: Stephen Haggard english theatre
Price: $18.00

Morley, Sheridan:  Asking for Trouble: The Memoirs of Sheridan Morley
Book Number: 38252
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 2002 8vo hardcover 342pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Autobiography Asking for Trouble The Memoirs of Sheridan Morley Morley Sheridan
Price: $18.00

Nuttall, Jeff:  King Twist: A Portrait of Frank Randle
Book Number: 38372
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978 8vo. hardcover. 139pp0. b/w illus. very good, owner's stamps on title pages. / very good d/w.
Keywords: theatre theater acrobatic artist humour funny biography
Price: $25.00

Birch, Ric:  Master of the Ceremonies: An Eventful Life
Book Number: 39464
Allen & Unwin 2004 8vo softcover 319pp index, colour illus. very good+. This memoir by the creative mastermind behind some of the world's greatest public entertainments offers a fascinating insider's tale of the highs and lows of creating unforgettable spectacles. Ric Birch's work on a wide array of ceremonies from the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games through the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games is explored. The inspirations and complications of these productions are woven throughout Birch's life story to create a complete picture of the consummate master of ceremonies.
Keywords: Ceremonies production producing theatre olympic games opening closing
Price: $12.00

Pertwee, Bill:  Pertwee's Promenades and pierrots: One hundred years of seaside entertainment
Book Number: 39762
Westbridge Books 1979 Small 4to softcover 96pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Pertwee's Promenades and pierrots One hundred years of seaside entertainment Pertwee Bill
Price: $10.00

Ledru, Maryse.:  The lifting of the mask
Book Number: 40386
Hartwell, Vic. Sid Harta Publishers 2003 8vo softcover 242pp. very good+.
Keywords: The lifting of the mask Ledru Maryse
Price: $8.00

Carr, C.:  On Edge: Performance at the End of the Twentieth Century
Book Number: 41224
Wesleyan 1993 8vo softcover 333pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: shakespeare drama acting Performance
Price: $15.00

Day, Barry:  This Wooden 'O': Shakespeare's Globe Reborn
Book Number: 41920
Oberon Books Ltd 1997 8vo softcover 340pp index, b/w illus. very good. The story of one man's dream fulfilled, This Wooden "O" tells of American actor Sam Wanamake's efforts to reconstruct Shakespeare's Globe Theater.
Keywords: theatre Shakespeare Globe Reborn Sam Wanamake
Price: $18.00

Manvell, Roger.:  Ellen Terry
Book Number: 43935
Heron Books. 1968 8vo. hardcover. 390pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Keywords: Ellen Terryactress acting theatre
Price: $18.00

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