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Three Plays for Puritans

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1908

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 014834

Condition: Very Good


Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. Untrimmed F'cap. Top edge gilt. Top & bottom of spine bumped. Some rubbing to board edges Boards are stained. End papers are lightly foxed but other pages are clean and bright. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bedroom Farce - Prince of Wales Theatre Programme 1978

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The National Theatre: 1978

Seller ID: 056806

Condition: Good


16 page, stapled programme for Ayckbourn's comedy staged at the Prince of Wales Theatre in 1978 starring Michael Aldridge, Dulcie Gray, Jim Norton, Deborah Grant, Paula Wilcox, Timothy Davies and Patricia Quinn. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Staples have rusted but generally a good clean copy. View more info

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Selected Essays of Joseph Addison

By: Addison, Joseph

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Williams Heinemann: 1906

Seller ID: 050188

Condition: Good


Soft red leather covers with gilt emblem of a tree to front cover and gilt lettering to spine strip which has faded slightly. Light wear to leather along spine strip and at spine ends. Top edge gilt. Endpapers and edges foxed text block is clean. Tissue-protected frontis and a portrait of Addison. 102 pages. Introduction by Austin Dobson. View more info

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Me, I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf: A Day Out, Sunset Across the Bay, A Visit From Mrs. Pr

By: Alan Bennett

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2003

Seller ID: 065848

ISBN: 0571220428

Condition: Very Good


Contains the television plays:- A Day Out; Sunset Across the Bay; A Visit from Miss Prethere; Me, I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf; Green Forms; The Old Crowd & Afternoon Off. Very good clean large format paperback which appears unread. 242 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Songs from Shakespeare

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books, Limited: 2002

Seller ID: 023006

ISBN: 0744519217

Condition: Near Fine


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear and is a little sunned. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Antaeus: Plays in One Act

By: Antaeus (Edited By Daniel Halpern)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Harvill: 1991

Seller ID: 019641

ISBN: 0002712490

Condition: Good


Unread copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in creasing/indenting to rear cover. Text block clean. Binding tight. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold Volume I

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Williams Heinemann: 1905

Seller ID: 052197

Condition: Good


Soft red leather covers with gilt emblem of a tree to front cover and gilt lettering to spine strip which has faded slightly with ink stain (see photo) Light wear to leather along spine strip and at spine ends and along top edge of front cover. . Endpapers and edges foxed text block is clean. Top edge gilt. Tissue-protected frontis and a portrait of Arnold from a photograph. 88 pages. Introduction by Arthur Waugh. In two volumes: Volume I. View more info

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Selected Poems of Matthew Arnold Volume II

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1905

Seller ID: 052198

Condition: Good


Soft red leather covers with gilt emblem of a tree to front cover and gilt lettering to spine strip which has faded slightly. Light wear to leather along spine strip and at spine ends Top edge gilt. Endpapers and edges foxed text block is clean. Tissue-protected frontis and a picture of Arnold's house at Cobham. 88 pages. Introduction by Arthur Waugh. In two volumes: Volume II View more info

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Bedroom Farce - Theatre Programme

By: Ayckbourn, Alan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The National Theatre: 1977

Seller ID: 045306

Condition: Very Good


8 page, stapled programme for Ayckbourn's new comedy written, along with others, for the opening of the NT. Starred Michael Gough, Joan Hickson, Polly Adams etc. View more info

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Berkeley Square : A Play in Three Acts

By: Balderston, John L.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Samuel French Ltd: 1930

Seller ID: 042792

Condition: Fair


No. 1422 in the French's Acting Edition Series. Not dated, circa 1930s. Written in collaboration with J.C. Squire. Internally clean copy with light signs of wear/curl to covers. No annotation. Frontis of Jean Forbes-Robertson and lists of the cast of characters for the 1926 and 1929 productions. Foyles sticker inside cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Paper Tigers

By: Barlow, Steve; Skidmore, Steve

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023363

ISBN: 0198312687

Condition: Very Good


Three plays featuring the 'Paper Tigers', the gang of newspaper delivery kids at Mr. Ali's shop, who can't stay out of trouble. Clean, bright copy - 160 pages. Part of the Oxford Playscripts series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Shall We Join The Ladies?

By: Barrie J. M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1929

Edition: Uniform Edition

Seller ID: 054659

Condition: Good


Good clean copy with previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Light wear & tear to titles block on spine - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Quality Street : A Comedy in Four Acts

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: Uniform Edition

Seller ID: 036596

Condition: Good +


Part of The Plays of J.M.Barrie Series circa mid 1920's. Good, clean copy with no annotation to text - 143 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Rose Without a Thorn - a Play

By: Bax, Clifford

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Samuel French: 1933

Seller ID: 049885

Condition: Good


A play in three acts set in the years 1540 and 41 in the court of Henry VIII. Good clean copy with faded spine. 72 page booklet. French's Acting Edition No 1731 View more info

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Alan Bennett Plays 2:

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1998

Seller ID: 065849

ISBN: 0571194427

Condition: Very Good


Contains Kafka's Dick; Insurance Man; Old Country; Englishman Abroad; Question of Attribution. Very good clean copy with faded spine. 351 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Plays: Pleasant and Unpleasant. The First Volume Containing the Three Unpleasant Plays.

By: Bernard Shaw

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1924

Seller ID: 054692

Condition: Good


Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. . 235 pages. The plays are:- Widower's Houses; The Philanderer and Mrs. Warren's Profession. View more info

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The King of Nowhere and Other Plays

By: Bridie, James

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Constable & Co: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054663

Condition: Reading Copy


Ex-library copy with usual markings. Spine lean. Text block is clean. Other plays are Babes in the Wood and The Last Trump. View more info

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Le Cid - Tragedie En Cinq Actes, En Vers

By: Bue, Jules

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hachette: 1922

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 042582

Condition: Good


TEXT IN FRENCH. A play in five acts with arguments to each acts and explanatory notes. Some odd annotation with pages tanned to edges. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Loss to margin of publisher's adverts page to rear. 104 pages. View more info

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Food for Thought

By: Cassidy, Maud & Coke, Peter

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, H.F.W. Deane: 1937

Seller ID: 049890

Condition: Reading Copy


A comedy in one act set in a room in the Cordons' flat in Mayfair. Spine strip has been repaired with tape and creasing to corners else a good clean copy 24 page stapled booklet. View more info

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Everyman and Medieval Miracle Plays

By: Cawley, A.C.. (editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039442

Condition: Good


Apart from Everyman and the excerpt representing the Cornish drama, the plays in this volume are biblical pageants which are ultimately derived from the Latin liturgical plays of the medieval church. Everymans Library NO 381 Nice square tight binding. Red boards with gilt lettering to spine. 266 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info