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Allen, Arthur B. Puppetry for Beginners
Wells Gardner Darton , 1952 First Edition Reprinted. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: A Very Good Book. Dust Jacket Condition: A Good Jacket. Packed weight 320g Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Music, opera, ballet, Dance ; Inventory No: 0017383. (Book ref. 0017383) £8.00
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Gardiner, W.V. HAND-IN-GLOVE Puppetry and Puppet Plays
Chambers, 1958 Reprint. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: A Good Jacket. Packed weight 260g Better than 'good' condition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-library.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: A Very Good Book; Inventory No: 0017381. (Book ref. 0017381) £10.00
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Editor National Savings PUPPET THEATRE
National Savings Committee , No date First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: A Very Good Book. Covers a little rubbed and dust-stained. Internally vg+. Packed weight 150g Size: Landscape 12mo. No publication date given. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: Craft, needlework, Handicrafts ; Inventory No: 0016973. (Book ref. 0016973) £10.00
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Stead, Philip John: MR PUNCH
(Evans Brothers 1950) Hbk, demy 8vo, 165pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight copy, red cloth boards rubbed and bumped, dw clipped with shelfwear and small tearsand small hole in spine. V.Good / Good (Book ref. 9913) £7.50
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PAUL Wolfgang: HERMAN GORING - Hitler Paladin or Puppet.
London. Brockhampton Press. 1999. Hardback. 286 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. ISBN: 1-86019-922-4. (Book ref. 7095) £7.99
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Wiltshire, Neville: A Helping of Punch
Bideford, Devon: Supreme Magic Co, 1969 First edition. No ISBN. Preface dated 1969. Paperback: pictorial card wrappers, stapled. 44pp, h: 25.5cm. With line drawings and a few b & w photos in text. 'Ireland's greatest Punch operator' describes his techniques for shows and entertaining children, with complete scripts for some shows. Good. Light edge rubbing and handling marks to wrappers. (Book ref. 20174) £18.00
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Poz (ed. Ken de Courcy): Poz-itive Kid's Magic
Bideford, Devon: Supreme Magic Co, 1976 First edition. No ISBN. Paperback: pictorial card wrappers, stapled. 52pp, h: 24.5cm. With line drawings by Ken de Courcy and b & w photos in text. The professional children's entertainer Poz describes his techniques, with complete scripts for some shows. Very Good. Light edge rubbing and creasing to wrappers, pages clean. (Book ref. 20159) £12.00
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Green, Tony: Puppets with Punch
Bideford, Devon: Supreme Magic Co, 1980 First edition. No ISBN. Paperback: pictorial card wrappers, stapled. 40pp, h: 24.5cm. With b & w photos and line drawings in text. 'Novel punch and puppet routines' by a noted Punch and Judy man & puppeteer, including diagrams for making some of the puppets. Very Good. Light edge rubbing and handling marks to wrappers, pages mostly clean with a few marginal marks. (Book ref. 20142) £20.00
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Collodi, C; translation by M. A. Murray; revised by G. Tassinari; illustrated by Charles Folkard Pinocchio: The Tale of a Puppet
London: Dent, 1965. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. Reprint. 8vo. Colour dj. Children's Illustrated Classics series. 214 pp. Colour and b/w plates and illustrations. no inscriptions. A little light damp-cockling to pages. Binding sound. Dj bright. GOOD+ / VG (Book ref. 03770) £6.00
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Stockwell, Alan Puppetry
London: Collins Nutshell Books, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 127 pages, line drawings and photographs, index. Very good book, dustjacket nick at head of spine. Contents include a history of puppetry, puppet construction, painting and costuming, controls, stages, scenery and properties, lighting and sound, the play and production. Written in clear English with a minimum of technical terms; acceptable for class work in schools. (Book ref. 5392) £4.00
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BUSSELL Jan (illustrated Gower Francis): The Puppet Theatre
Faber and Faber 1946 8vo.,143pp.,col.frontis.,ills.by Francis Gower,23pp.plates,54 diagrams,fore edge spotted,minor shelf wear,VG+ in VG rubbed/nicked d/w (Book ref. 4267) £10.00
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Williams, Ursula Moray: Goodbody's Puppet Show;
London, Hamilton, 1956; 1st Edition; Hbk; Reindeer Books series; Very good/ No dj; 122pp with charming Illustrations by the Author & decorated endpapers; Yellow covers with lavender motif on front title on spine; Spine darkened. (Book ref. 7016) £7.00
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Collodi, C. Illustrated by K. Wiese: Pinocchio : The Story of a Puppet;
London, Nelson, 1938; Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 236pp with coloured frontis. & 3 others plus numerous delightful black/white illustrations in the text. Blue covers with gilt title & motif on sunned spine. (Book ref. 18848) £8.00
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Izumo, Takeda; Shoraku, Miyoshi; Senryu, Namiki; Keene, Donald Chushingura: The Treasury of Loyal Retainers, a Puppet Play
Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Columbia Univ Pr, 1971. 1st Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 1996 Barrons first edition paperback; very good, unused, some faint storage marks to page edge else as new; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. J181) £9.99
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Beaumont, Cyril W. PUPPETS And the Puppet Stage. Edited by C.G. Holme. Special Winter Number of the Studio.
The Studio 1938. 1st Ed. 4to. 144pp. Profusely illus. throughout with drawings and photos. Dec. e.ps., crushed morocco backed lightly faded cloth boards, leather title label to faded spine. US$94 (Book ref. 210972) £60.00
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Tregarthen, Enys The Doll Who Came Alive
London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1944. Illustrated by Umwin, Nora S. 1st Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Very Good. Delightful children's story by the beloved Cornish storyteller, Enys Tragarthen. Book commences with a note by Elizabeth Yates telling a little about Enys. Illustrated with 8 Part coloured Plates and more In-Text Illustrations. Red cloth cover with blue illustration of the doll with a broom, on the front. Blue lettering to spine. 8 1/4" Tall. A few very light marks to cover (see photo). Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. (Book ref. 007590) £16.00
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Bussell Jan Puppet's Progress
London: Faber & Faber, 1953. First Edition. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with fading to the original colour on the spine. Ownership inscription. 119pp. Illustrated. An autobiographical account of the author's involvement with puppet shows. (Book ref. 9233) £10.00
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Blackham Olive Puppets Into Actors
London: Rockliff, 1948. First Edition. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper with minor chips and tears. Pp.xii,111. 15 plates. Many figures in text. How to make and work puppets and advice on puppet shows. (Book ref. 8794) £9.00
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"Collodi C." (Carlo Lorenzini) Pinocchio the Story of a Puppet
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. Illustrated by Maria L. Kirk. Thirteenth Impression. Nd. but inscription on front end-paper is dated 1941. A good copy in original red boards lettered in gilt with upper board decorated in black. Spine lettering rather dull. Decorated end-papers. 234pp. 8 colour illus. by Maria L. Kirk. (Book ref. 2169) £9.00
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SHANK, Theodore: American alternative theatre.
London: Macmillan, 1982. 1st. VG red/black cover p/b. 15.5cms x 23.5cms, 202pp. 6 chaps, 120 b/w photos. Discussion includes: Living Theatre, Bread and Puppet Theater, El Teatro Campesino, Robert Wilson, Richard Foreman & Soon 3. Unmarked text. Weight 413g. 0333288858. (Book ref. 668) £7.50
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