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Taylor, John Russell: THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF THE THEATRE.
London. Penguin Books, 1970 Penguin Reference Book. Second edition, revised reprint paperback. 304 pages. Contents very good but previous owner's name on top of f.e.p. Very good cover, priced on back 40p. (Book ref. 6588) £4.00
Brecht, Bertolt: THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE.
London. Methuen, 1966 Paperback. 96 pages. Contents clean but cover is rubbed and slightly worn on edges. 20.25cm. x 12.5cm. (Book ref. 6585) £4.00
Arnold Wesker, David Rudkin, & Giles Cooper.: " NEW ENGLISH DRAMATISTS 7."
London. Penguin Books, 1968. Paperback. Reprint. Penguin Plays. "Chips With Everything" by Wesker. " Afore Night Come." by Rudkin. "Everything in the Garden." by Cooper. Very good, but school library stamp on front endpage & beside it written in ink "Bought at 2nd hand booksale". very good cover but corners slightly bumped. (Book ref. 6587) £4.00
Albee, Edward: " WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF ? "
London. Penguin Books, 1967 Paperback. A play in 3 acts. Reprint. Penguin number PL61. 140 pages. Cover near fine but corners slightly bumped. Contents near fine. 18cm. x 11cm. (Book ref. 6586) £4.00
Shaw, George Bernard: " PLAYS: PLEASANT AND UNPLEASANT. The First Volume, containing the three Unpleasant Plays."
London. Constable, 1914 Reprint, published July 1914, first printed 1898. 235 pages. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Cover very good except ends of spine & corners slightly bumped. 7" x 5". (Book ref. 6391) £4.00
Shaw, George Bernard: " MAN And SUPERMAN. A Comedy and a Philosophy."
London. Constable, 1914 Reprint. 12th impression, first published 1903. Pp i -xxxviii. 244 pages. Very good, no inscription or marks, but top edge slightly dusty. Cover slightly bumped on corners, and ends of spine. No d./w. 7" x 5" (Book ref. 6393) £4.00
Bergman, Hjalmar: " MARKURELLS I WADKOPING." & "MARKURELLS I WADKOPING. (Scenversion)" & " HERR MARKURRELLS DOD."
Stockholm. Albert Bonniers, 1952 "Hjalmar Bergmans Samlade Skrifter." Text in Swedish. Reprint. I think this is 2 plays, plus the first one with a film version. 390 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in near fine cover. Near fine d./w. 7.5" x 5". (Book ref. 6364) £8.00
Carson, P.A. and Garner, C.R.: " THE SILVER SCREENS OF WIRRAL. A History of Cinemas in Wallasey, Hoylake, West Kirby & South Wirral."
Rock Ferry, Birkenhead. Countryvise / Wirral Central Library, 1990. Softback. Also about cinemas that used to be in Ellesmere Port, Heswall, Liscard, Moreton, Neston and New Brighton. 113 pages. B./w. photographs on most pages. 11.75" x 8.25". Near fine, no inscription or marks. Stiff card cover is near fine, priced on back 7.50. ISBN 0904582108. (Book ref. 5415) £9.00
Tynan, Kathleen.: " THE LIFE OF KENNETH TYNAN."
London. Methuen, 1988. Paperback. Biography of the theatre critic, by his widow. 468 pages including index. About 90 b./w. photographs. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Cover is near fine but tip of front top corner is bent & back bottom corner is faintly creased. ISBN 0413185907. (Book ref. 6211) £4.00
Guthrie, Tyrone: " A LIFE IN THE THEATRE."
London. Columbus Books, 1987. Paperback. Reprint, first published 1960. Autobiography of the British Theatre Director. Foreword by Sir Peter Hall. 320 pages. Contents near fine, no inscription ot marks. Stiff card cover is near fine, priced on back 5.95. ISBN 0862873819. (Book ref. 6219) £4.00
Margetson, Stella: " LEISURE & PLEASURE IN THE 19TH CENTURY."
Newton Abbot. Victorian & Modern History Book Club, 1971. Reprint, first published 1969 by Cassell. How the Victorians amused themselves on their days off, and passed their leisure time. 228 pages including bibliography & index. 13 b./w. photographs & 1 drawing. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but edges slightly worn or rubbed. (Book ref. 6004) £5.00
Neville, Giles and Neville, Patricia: " INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI."
London. Jonathan Cape, 1980. Joseph Grimaldi was a very successful comic actor, and pantomine artist in the 18th century. He appeared regularly at the Sadlers Wells Theatre. Byron was one of his friends and Charles Dickens wrote his biography. Text by Giles Neville and illustrated in colour with delicate paintings by Patricia Neville, some of them double page. 64 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is slightly rubbed, o./w. near fine. 10" x 7.75". ISBN 0224018698. (Book ref. 5872) £12.00
Kelly, F.M.: " SHAKESPEARIAN COSTUME FOR STAGE & SCREEN."
London. Adam & Charles Black, 1973. Reprint, revised by Alan Mansfield. First published 1938, revised 1970, this is a reprint with corrections. 8 b./w. photographs, with 51 drawings within text. 123 pages including bibliography & index. Near fine no marks or inscription. Near fine d./w., price clipped but price labels for 5.50 & 2.50 added, but 2 tears on front top edge & edges slightly bumped. ISBN 0713610468. (Book ref. 5811) £9.00
Shakespeare, William.: " ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA."
Stratford on Avon & London. Royal Shakespeare Company, 1978 Royal Shakespeare Theatre programme, with Alan Howard, Glenda Jackson, Alan Rickman, Richard Griffiths, Juliet Stevenson, & many more well known names in the cast. 18 pages plus 6 pages of advertisments. Stiff card cover, near fine. (Book ref. 5690) £4.00
N ./ A.: " EARLY VICTORIAN ENGLAND, 1830-1865." Volume II.
London. Oxford University Press, 1934. Volume 2 only of 2 vol. set. 9 chapters by various authors, 1)The Press. 2) Art. 3) Architecture.4) Music.5) Drama.6) Holidays & Travel. 7) Charity. 8) Expansion & Emigration.9) Portrait of an Age. 558 pages including index for volume I & volume II. About 68 b./w. illustrations. Near fine, no inscription or marks, but the 2 illustrations between pages 280 & 281 have been slightly roughly opened, so edges of both pages are a bit jagged, not affecting the illustrations. D./w. near fine, not price clipped, 42/- for the set of 2 volumes.( 2.10)) (Book ref. 5559) £12.00
Wilde, Oscar: " THE COMPLETE PLAYS."
London. Methuen, 1988 Paperback. Reprint. 606 pages. 7" x 4.25". Contents nesr fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine cover but corners slightlly bumped. ISBN 0413187608 (Book ref. 5377) £4.00
Miller, Arthur: " DEATH OF A SALESMAN."
London. Penguin, 1976 Paperback. "Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem." 112 pages. Near fine but corners slightly bumped. ISBN 0140480285. (Book ref. 5371) £4.00
Bolt, Robert; Whiting, John; Livings, Henry.: " NEW ENGLISH DRAMATISTS 6." Penguin Plays.
London. Penguin Books, 1967 Paperback. 3 plays. "A Man For All Seasons" by Robert Bolt. 117 pages. "The Devils" by John Whiting, a play based on a book by Aldous Huxley. 82 pages. "Nil Carborundum." by Henry Livings. 60 pages. Very good but back bottom edge slightly worn. Introduced by Harold Hobson. Edited by Tom Maschler. (Book ref. 5372) £4.00
Beckett, Samuel: " COLLECTED SHORTER PLAYS OF SAMUEL BECKETT."
London. Faber and Faber, 1987. Reprint. Paperback. 316 pages. 7.5" x 5". Very good, no inscription or marks, but front top corner creased. Corners of card cover slightly worn, and edges slightly bumped. ISBN 0571130402. (Book ref. 5370) £4.00
Reade, Charles: " PEG WOFFINGTON."
London. Thomas Nelson, no date. A Nelson Classic. Biography of the 18th century actress. 284 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in green cloth cover. Near fine d./w. but spine slightly faded. Pocket size. 6.25" x 4.25" (Book ref. 5349) £8.00