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Clarkson Rose , Foreword By John Betjeman , Introduction By Val Parnell Red Plush and Greasepaint : A Memory of the Music Hall and Life and Times from the Nineties to the Sixties
London: Methuen Press Limited, 1964. Illustrated by 22 Black & White & Illustrations. Reprint 1965. Red Cloth. VERY GOOD + ( ABOVE AVERAGE)/VERY GOOD ( AVERAGE). 8vo - over 7" - 9" INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to a Mr McCase HARDBACK Also comes with a Ryal Hippodrome Eastbourne "Twinkle" programme 1967. POSTED AT OUR STANDARD RATES FULLY INSURED (UK ONLY). Please email for further details. (Book ref. 013243) £25.00
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MEALE, J.A. - Organist, Central Hall, Westminster. Fantasia on Hymn Tunes for Organ and Congregation. By J.A. Mearle - Organist, Central Hall, Westminster. LONDON : 1913. ; Centenary Celebration 1913, Albert Hall Meeting ]
London: Stainer & Bell, 1913. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Large Octavo FIRST EDITION. LONDON : 1913. Buff printed card covers. Saddle-stitched. 16pp. No owner name. Three marginal marks; no other markings. Minor wear. Covers a little dusty. VERY GOOD. No copies held in the UK. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket**Fantasia on Hymn Tunes for Organ and Congregation. By J.A. Mearle - Organist, Central Hall, Westminster. Centenary Celebration 1913, Albert Hall Meeting. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Inklings, Theology, Literature and History ]. (Book ref. 0015870) £45.00
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Scott, Harold The Early Doors: Origins of the Music Hall
UK: EP Publishing LTD, 1977. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 071581219x Spine sunned. (Book ref. 9570) £20.00
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TRAUBNER, Richard: Operetta: A Theatrical History
Victor Gollancz, 1984. xvii, 461, numerous text illustrations. Book is VG+. Dust wrapper is VG (Book ref. 8735) £10.00
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SENELICK Laurence (ed.): Tavern Singing in Early Victorian London : The Diaries of Charles Rice for 1840 and 1850
The Society for Theatre Research. 1997 hardback, laminate boards. xxxiv, 265 pages, illustrated. Edited, with an introduction and notes by Senelick. From a College of Art library, withdrawn stamp/ library stamps. Very good copy. VG+ (Book ref. 9293) £8.00
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ROY Klaus G.: Not Responsible For Lost Articles : Thoughts and Second Thoughts from Severance Hall 1958-1988
The Musical Arts Association 1993 paperback, 4to., xvii, 211 pps., section of plates, other ills.. Selected essays, entr'actes and features from the Program Books of the Cleveland Orchestra, published in Honor of the Orchestra's Seventy-Fifth Anniversary, 1993. VG+ , slightly curled covers, neat owner inscription. (Book ref. 9741) £10.00
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PEARSALL Ronald: Victorian Sheet Music Covers
David & Charles 1972 8vo.,112pps.,many covers illustrated (b&w),VG+ in VG dust jacket (Book ref. 9061) £6.00
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NICHOLS Roger (signed): The Harlequin Years : Music in Paris 1917 - 1929
Thames & Hudson 2002 hardback, 288 pps. 69 ills. FINE in FINE dust jacket. SIGNED by author, presentation to a Mr. Chance, written on separate piece of paper, adhered to fep, signed ' Yours sincerely Roger Nichols ' . (Book ref. 8398) £20.00
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MILLAR Russell & BOAR Roger: The Incredible Music Machine
Quartet Books 1982 4to. conceived edited and designed by Jacques Lowe. Written by Russell Miller and Roger Boar. 288 pps.,colour and .b&w ills.throughout, decorated eps. VG+ in VG+ dust jacket. Heavy, enquire re.postage. (Book ref. 6496) £12.50
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LLOYD Stephen: H.Balfour Gardiner
Cambridge Univ.Press 1984 xvi,272pps.,frontis.,foreword by Eric Fenby,19 ills.,music exs.,2 appendices(cat.of works,programmes)discography,edges of boards little rubbed,head/tail spine bit rubbed,internally VG++ in tatty dj.,frayed,marked & rubbed (Book ref. 4251) £15.00
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JULLIEN Adolphe: Richard Wagner, his life and works, translated from the French by Florence Percival Hall
Paganiniana Publications. 1981. hardback, laminate covers, pictorial endpapers, xlvii, 432 pps., illustrations. Facsimile of original 1892 edition. VG+ copy. (Book ref. 8208) £10.00
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HURST P.G.: The Golden Age Recorded
Oakwood Press 1963. New and Revised Edition hradback, 187 pages, illustrations. Blue cloth with a few marks, some shelfwear, corners bit bumped. Book is VG- in a frayed dust jacket, some tears and marks. (Book ref. 8794) £25.00
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HENDERSON W. (ed.): Victorian Street Ballads : A Selection of Popular Ballads sold in The Street in the Nineteenth Century
London.Country Life 1937 8vo.,160pp.,green,patterned boards,black spine,pink labels,woodcuts,slight rubbing to corners,a very good copy in frayed & marked dust jacket,small loss to lower corner and price clipped,darkened spine.VG+/Good (Book ref. 5419) £15.00
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GLASSTONE Victor: Victorian and Edwardian Theatres : An Architectural and Social Survey
Thames and Hudson , London 1975 paperback, 4to., with 210 illustrations, 8 in colour.136 pages. Sl. fade to spine. VG+ (Book ref. 6619) £7.00
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GARRETT John M.: Sixty Years of the British Music Hall
Chappell in association with Andre Deutsch 1976 folio, softback,text music scores, ills, some in colour. VG+ in publisher's wraps. (Book ref. 7476) £10.00
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GAMMOND Peter (ed.): Music Hall Song Book : A Collection of 45 of the best songs from 1890 - 1920
David & Charles 1975 hardback, 160 pps., illustrations. Edited and introduced by Gammond. Edges rubbed. VG no dust jacket. (Book ref. 9068) £10.00
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GAMMOND Peter (compiled/edited): Best Music Hall and Variety Songs : A Wolfe Old Time Stars' Book
Wolfe Publishing, London 1972 4to., 512 pps., music (melody line) and words of the songs. Book is VG in VG dust jacket, permanent protective cover on dj, taped inside to pastedown.Many big names including Askey,Chevalier,Handley, A.P.Herbert, Grossmith, Reader,Longstaffe etc. (Book ref. 9206) £12.00
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FRASER Fiona and JENKINS Lyndon: Town Hall Birmingham : A History in Pictures
Boydell Press 2007 hardback, 128 pages, many illustraions, some in colour. Seems unused, in FINE condition and FINE dust jacket. (Book ref. 8402) £12.00
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DRINKROW John: The Vintage Musical Comedy Book
Osprey 1974 small 8vo., 146pps.,16 pp.plates,ex.library,label removed from fep,stamp to recto title page,VG+ in VG+ dust jacket,protective sleeve (Book ref. 5123) £6.00
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BOOTH J.B. (ed.): Seventy Years of Song
Hutchinson & Co., n.d. paperback, (7 x 4.75 ins.) 80 text pages,advert pps., plates. Pictorial cover which is rubbed, backstrip frayed, internally VG (Book ref. 8202) £8.00
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