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ADDISON, [JOSEPH]: The Drummer; or The Haunted House a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Miss Pope in the Character of Abigail. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 20-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£15.00

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ALDRICH, ARNE, ATTERBURY, BATTISHALL, BOYCE & OTHERS: Apollonian Harmony: a Collection of scarce & celebrated Glees, Catches, Madrigals, Canzonetts, Rounds, & Canons, Antient & Modern with some Originals Composed by Aldrich, Arne ...... and other eminent Masters; most of which are sung at the Noblemans' Catch-Club, Theatres, & Public-Gardens. The Words consistent with Female Delicacy. Be Merry and Wise.

Item No. 5045

London: Printed for S.A. & P. Thompson, ca. 1795. Volume 4 (the numeral being added in ink). Engraved frontispiece, engraved title and engraved musical notation throughout. Large 8vo, pp.60, contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards; lacking backstrip, joints cracked. Contemporary engraved label of Woodward's Musical Instrument and Music Warehouse, Birmingham, laid-down on upper blank margin of frontispiece.

£140.00

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BALLET: Three programmes, as under. Ballett Rambert, Russe, St. James's.

Item No. 13415

London: 1938 and later. The three programmes comprise: Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Leonide Massie, Artistic Director. 1938 (4to, original wrappers); Ballet Rambert Arts Theatre Ballet & Opening Night of The Cave of Harmony. The Arts Theatre Club & The Ballet Club, Leicester Square, April-May 1940. (3-fold programme with portrait of Harold Turner, folded); & The St. James's Ballet Company presents a programme of new and original ballets ..... (4to, decoraive wrappers, Jan. 1949). Some dust marking, staples rusted.

£14.00

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BASIE, COUNT (Harold Fielding): Harold Fielding presents The Count Basie Concert Tour Spring 1957.

Item No. 11606

London: Harold Fielding Concert Division, 1957. Souvenir programme. Photographic illustrations. 4to (10 5/8 x 8 inches), 8-pages. Original orange wrappers with portrait of Basie. Ticket stub formerly paper clipped to lower wrapper now loosely inserted, mark from paper clip to lower wrapper and last leaf. The programme leaf annotated in ink, else very good.

£15.00

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BEAUMONT, [FRANCIS] & FLETCHER, [JOHN]: Rule a Wife and Have a Wife a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Miss Barsanti in the Character of Estifania. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 19-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin without loss. One leaf with long tear, without loss.

£15.00

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BLACK, GEORGE & ALFRED: Presents Anton Walbrook , Evelyn Laye in a Romantic Musical Play, "Wedding in Paris" at the London Hippodrome.

London: 1954. Souvenir brochure. 4to, 16-pages, illustrated throughout, original coloured pictorial wrappers; some edge creasing. Togethe with the standard 8-page 8vo programme, original coloured pictorial wrappers.

£10.00

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BUCKINGHAM, GEORGE, DUKE OF: The Rehearsal a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr. Garrick in the Character of Bayes. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 19-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Some light damp-marking at end. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin just slightly affecting the text on one leaf.

£10.00

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CENTLIVRE, [SUSANNA]: The Busy Body a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr King in the Character of Marplot; this detached. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 22-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£10.00

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CLARKE, A. MASON: A Biographical Dictionary of Fiddlers, including performers on the Violoncello and Double Bass. Past and Present. Containing a Sketch of their Artistic Career ..... With portraits.

Item No. 10951

London: William Reeves, n.d. but 1895. First edition. Portraits. Title in red & black. Small 8vo (7 x 4 1/2 inches), 360-pages. Original bevelled blue cloth lettered in gilt and blocked in black. Slight marking to upper cover, ends of spine rubbed; generally very good indeed.

£15.00

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COTON, A.V. [Alicia Markova & Anton Dolin]: Alicia Markova & Anton Dolin, 1949 - 1950 Tour programme. Presented by Julian Braunsweg.

Item No. 11817

London: Julian Braunsweg, 1949. Photographic illustrations throughout. 4to (11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches), 20-pages. Original gold wrappers with design in black by George Kirsta; some marking to wrappers but generally good.

£20.00

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DRYDEN, [JOHN]: The Spanish Fryar; or, The Double Discovery, a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mr. Dunstal in the Character of Dominic. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 22-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£15.00

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ELLIOT, W.G: Amateur Clubs & Actors, with Illustrations by C.M. Newton and from Photographs.

Item No. 705

London: Edward Arnold, 1898. First edition. Plates. Large 8vo, pp.xv:320, original blindstamped cloth lettered in gilt, uncut; spine slightly dulled; page edges browned; inner joints cracked but very firm; a very good copy. Bookplate to front pastedown.

£20.00

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FARQUHAR, [GEORGE]: The Constant Couple; or a Trip to the Jubilee a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mrs. Barry in the Character of Sir Harry Wildair. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 23-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin with the loss of just a few letters on one leaf.

£12.00

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FARQUHAR, [GEORGE]: The Inconstant; or, The Way to Win Him a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Mrs. Lessingham in the Character of Oriana; this detached 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 20-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin without loss

£15.00

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FORREST, THEODOSIUS: The Weathercock, or, Ladies fortune-teller. A musical entertainment of two acts.

Dublin: Thomas Wilkinson, n.d. ca. 1780. 8vo, pp.24, disbound. Title browned and ink-marked, generally dusty and slightly edge-worn. Anonymous. Rare.

£35.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Programme for "...Merely Players" at the London Coliseum 20th November (no year). Signed by Gielgud. Also signed by Dolores Gray. Gregory Peck's name added to cast list in ink.

Figure of £4500 added in ink to title, one assumes the figure raised on behalf of the British Equity Club. 4to, 32-pages, original blue pictorial wrappers, silk tie bound; good. Gielgud played King Richard II in the play "Richard of Bordeaux".

£20.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Souvenir of the "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre 1950" signed by Gielgud.

Item No. 13752

Coloured plates, photographs. 4to, 28-pages, original textured yellow wrappers. The full-page photograph of Gielgud as Angelo, head & shoulders, signed across his hand.

£30.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre Festival Week in aid of King George's Pension Fund, programme for various productions, signed by Gielgud.

4to, 16-pages. Original coloured pictorial wrappers. Gielgud appeared as John Worthing in "The Importance of Being Ernest".

£21.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (across the cast list) for the production of King Lear at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Stratford upon Avon. 1950.

Single sheet folded ; some browning. Gielgud played King Lear.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (across the cast list) for the production of Measure for Measure at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Stratford upon Avon. 1950.

Single sheet folded ; some spotting. Gielgud played Angelo. Ticket stapled to rear panel.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (across the cast list) for the production of Much Ado About Nothing at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Stratford upon Avon. 1950.

Single sheet folded ; very good. Gielgud played Benedick.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (across the list of acts) for the production of The Winter's Tale at the Theatre Royal, Brighton, 11th June 1951.

20-page small format programme ; rear cover a little soiled. Gielgud played Leontes.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (on front wrapper) for the production of A Day by the Sea by N. C. Hunter at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, November 26th 1953.

Single sheet folded ; slightly spotted. Gielgud played Julian Anson.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (on front wrapper) for the production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, n.d.

Single sheet folded ; the pictorial front wrapper by Sheila Jackson. Gielgud played Oberon.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (on front wrapper) for the production of Hamlet at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, n.d.

Single sheet folded ; slightly spotted. Gielgud played Hamlet.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (on front wrapper) for the production of Lady Windermere's Fan at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, n.d.

Single sheet folded ; foxed, corner crease, plain back cover stained.. Gielgud directed.

£10.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre programme signed (on front wrapper) for the production of The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, April 18th 1945.

Single sheet folded ; slightly spotted. Gielgud played Ferdinand, Duke of Calabria.

£15.00

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GIELGUD, SIR JOHN (1907-2000; actor): Theatre World July 1949. Signed on the front wrapper by Gielgud.

Front cover shows Gielgud and Pamela Brown in costume in "The Lady's Not For Burning"; the photograph by Angus McBean. 40-pages; wrappers edge rubbed and a little soiled.

£10.00

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GOLDSMITH, OLIVER; HOME, JOHN; & DRYDEN, JOHN (adapted by DAVID GARRICK): She stoops to conquer: or, the mistakes of a night. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Written by Doctor Goldsmith. The Second Edition. Bound with Homes, "Fatal Discovery" & Drydens "King Arthur" as under.

Item No. 15154

London: Printed for F. Newbery, at the Corner of St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1773. Goldsmith [Oliver]. She stoops to conquer: or, the mistakes of a night. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Written by Doctor Goldsmith. The Second Edition. 8vo, pages (8):106:(2); with the half-title.

Bound with: [Home, John]. The fatal discovery. A tragedy. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal, in Drury-Lane. London: printed for T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt, in the Strand, 1769. 8vo pages (4):76:(2, Epilogue):(1, blank). Small blank upper fore-corner of title cut away.

Bound with: King Arthur: or, the British worthy. A masque. By Mr. Dryden. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, ... The music by Purcell and Dr. Arne. The scenes by French and Carver. London: printed for W. Strahan, L. Hawes and Co. T. Davies, T. Lownds, T. Becket, and W. Griffin, 1770 ( an adaption by David Garrick of Dryden's play, A re-issue of the edition of the same year which has p.[9] unnumbered, with a reset titlepage and an advertisement on p.3). 8vo, pages: (4):49.

Three plays bound in one. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), contemporary tan calf; binding rubbed and chipped, upper joint cracked, lower board detached. Some marginal browning/foxing; overall good.

£250.00

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GLYNDEBOURNE: CHRISTIE, MANSON & WOODS: The Moran Caplat Collection of Designs for Glyndebourne.

Item Nio. 16710

London: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1988. Illustrated auction catalogue of 146 lots. 4to (10 x 8 inches), 146-pages. Softback, original coloured pictorial wrappers by Osbert Lancaster. Excellent with printed price list inserted.

£10.00

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HOFFMANN, PROFESSOR [pseud. of Angelo John Lewis]: Magical Titbits. With Illustrations by H.L. Shindler.

Item No. 10215

London: George Routledge, 1911. First edition. Portrait frontispiece, illustrations in the text. 8vo, pp.viii:221, original burgundy cloth lettered in gilt and pictorially blocked in white. Spine faded, lower cover stained, headbands and corners rubbed, 2-inch split to outer lower joint, front free endpaper removed, last few leaves corner bumped, two edge nicks and crease to first leaf of preface, some foxing.

£36.00

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LAFAGE ET CUVELIER: Trade Card for Lafage et Cuvelier Successeurs de M. Millan, manufacturers of strings for musical instruments.

Paris: circa 1830. Text within decorative engraved border, the card measuring 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. Contemporary name & address in ink on the reverse, central horizontal fold; good.

£25.00

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LUCKMAN, A.W: The Development of the role of play in the theatre of Jean Anouilh.

Unpublished. 1975. Being the Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of French of the University of Leicester. Folio, pp. 366, binder's cloth. Carbon typescript.

£25.00

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MAUS, F.W. ; ARBAUD, PAUL; & STRONSKI, STANISLAW: Peire Cardenals Strophenbau in seinem Verhältniss zu dem anderer Trobadors ... [by Maus]. Bound with: Le Roman d'Arles [by Arbaud, edited by Camille Chabaneau]]. Bound with: La Legende Amoureuse de Bertran de Born [ by Stronski].

Item No. 16448

The first work Marburg: N. G. Elwert'sche, 1884. The second work Paris: J. Maisonneuve, 1889; the third work Paris: Honore Champion,1914. Three works bound in one volume. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: 132:84:(2):viii:200:(1), contemporary maroon fine grained binder's cloth; very good

£25.00

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MELLERS, WILFRID: Music and Society, England and the European Tradition.

London: Dennis Dobson, 1946. First edition. Plates, folding table. 8vo, pp.160, original cloth; binding dulled, inscription on front free endpaper.

£10.00

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MILTON, [JOHN]: Comus. A Masque. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and Covent-Garden. Altered from Milton.

London: Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144 Fleet Street, 1777. Engraved portrait of Miss Catley in the Character of Euphrosyne. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), 12-pages, disbound. Some light foxing and dustmarking. Shaved by the binder rather close on fore-margin but without loss.

£15.00

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OSMAN, MOHD. TAIB [Editor]: Traditional Drama and Music of Southeast Asia. (Papers presented at the International Conference on Traditional Drama and Music of Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur, 27th to 30th August, 1969.)

Item No. 6936

Kuala Lumpur: Dwan Bahasa Dan Pustaka, 1974. 8vo, pp.xxviii:352, original blue cloth in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper slightly edge-rubbed; internally, some very light creasing to first few pages else very good.

£32.00

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POZHARSKAYA , MILITSA & VOLODINA , TATIANA: The Russian Seasons in Paris 1908-1929. Sketches of the Scenery and Costumes.

Item No. 13974

Moscow: Iskusstvo Art Publishers, 1988. First edition. Numerous coloured plates. Oblong folio (16 x 13 inches), original ribbed blue cloth blocked in gilt and purple with bound-in silk bookmark; contained in the original slipcase; the slipcase rubbed. Text in both Russian and English. The Art of the Ballet Russes. Very heavy, please enquire as to shipping.

£30.00

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SCANDINAVIAN DANCES: 1st to 3rd Series. Folk Dances from Many Lands, 1st to 3rd Series.

London: Ling Physical Education Association, n.d. Six 8-page pamphlets, each 8vo, original printed wrappers.

£10.00

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Sotheby & Co: Catalogue of the Jack Cole Collection of Books and Pictures on the Dance. Parts I & II.

Item No. 16223

London: Sotheby's, 1979. Auction catalogues. Plates. Two volumes (9 1/2 x 7 inches)pages: 124 & 61 (735-Lots), original pictorial green wrappers; price lists loosely inserted. Good.

£18.00

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STEARNE, J.B: Voices. Singers & Critics.

London: Duckworth, 1993. Second impression. Black & white photographic illustrations. Tall 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches wide), pp.294, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding excellent; dustwrapper spine lightly sunned, slightly bumped along edges, very minor shelf-wear; internally, excellent.

£15.00

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THORPE, CH: illustrated by F. Sexton: The Perfect Cure. Quadrille Comique.

Item No. 15097

London: B. Williams, circa 1870. Sheet music with chromolitho. cover by F. Sexton lithographed by J. Griffiths. Edge browned, old tape on blank inner margin; residue of tape to margins of blank rear cover. Ideal for framing. Complete with musical notation.

£30.00

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VARIOUS: 15 Danseurs et Danseuses par 15 Critiques et Ecrivains de la Danse.

Item No. 11504

Paris: Cahiers Danse et Culture, 1948. Plates from photographs. 8vo, pp. (36), original printed wrappers; wrappers a little bumped and spotted.

£15.00

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VARNA, HENRY [Producer]: Casino de Paris, Gay Paris, une Revue du Tonnerre,

Item No. 11603

Paris, n.d. circa 1950. Photographic illustrations thoughout of nudes and tableaux. 4to (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches), 12-pages. Original pictorial wrappers in red white & blue. Backstrip a little rubbed, very good.

£12.00

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WILL DAY LTD: Trade catalogue for the Musikon a three turn-table gramophone 5ft x 4 ft x 1ft: "The finest Orchestras in the World for your Cinema, Theatre, Dance Hall, or Restaurant - and no fabulous salaries to pay!"

Item No. 13417

London: Will Day Ltd. 1928. Fully illustrated catalogue. 8vo, pp. 12, original pictorial cord-bound wrappers; excellent. The price of this gramophoe was £175.00 !

£25.00

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