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Puppetry for Beginners

By: Allen, Arthur B.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Surry, UK, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000160


Hardcover book with red boards and dust jacket, reprint edition, 175pp, weighs 268gms. A graded and easily followed sequence of puppet-work iin three stages. It is designed to be used in either the school or the home, and is fully illustrated by the author. This is a good copy with moderate general wear and tear and age-related page discolouration and moderate foxing. Dust jacket has been price clipped and is in fair condition with shelf wear and a few tears around corne... View more info

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Encyclopedia of World Theater, The

By: Esslin, Martin (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons:

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: ENTTHE2


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, Third Edition, 1,400gms, 320 pages, blank endpapers. Encompassing the theatrical history and modern currents of all countries where theatre has had significant impact, the Encyclopaedia is exceptionally wide-ranging in its coverage and particularly strong on the abstract, literary and design elements of theatre. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, minor page discolouration to some pages. Dust... View more info

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Oxford Companion to the Theatre, The

By: Hartnoll, Phyllis (ed.)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 000471


Hardcover with dustjacket, reprint of third edition, 1940gms, 1088 pages plus over 40 pages of pictures. Book is in good condition for its age with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. This is an ex-library book with the associated stampings and markings. Books has been covered in plastic for protextion. DJ has been stuck down and corners protected with tape, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Companion to the Opera, A

By: May, Robin

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Guildford, Lutterworth Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ENTTHE5


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 528gms, 364 pages, blank endpapers. In this single volume, Robin May has achieved a lucid and critical guide to all aspects of the subject, suitable for newcomers and confirmed opera lovers alike. It includes twenty-five operas that have been reviewed. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition wi... View more info

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Great Stage Stars, The

By: Morley, Sheridan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: North Ryde, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ENTTHE4


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,300gms, 425 pages, pastel green endpapers. The Great Stage Stars is recommended equally to serious students of the theatre and to casual theatregoers who enjoy a well-written, authoritative book on the world of theatre. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, small pen inscription on the inside front page. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, one or two small t... View more info

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Bankside Stage Book, The

By: Whanslaw, H.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Surry, UK, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd:

Edition: No Printed Date

Seller ID: 000157


Hardcover book with red boards and dust jacket, edition no dated, 256pp, weighs 462gms. This book contains full directions for making a model Elizabethan stage, enabling producers to study, with figures, the most suitable grouping of the characters on the Tudor stage, also giving an outline of theatrical history. Details of Tudor costumes, furniture, music and the background features are also included in the book. This is a fair to good copy with moderate general wear an... View more info

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Everybody's Marionette Book

By: Whanslaw, H.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Surry, UK, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000158


Hardcover book with green boards and dust jacket, reprint edition, 128pp, weighs 246gms. Here is a book, written after many years of practical experience, which tells the manner in which the making and use of a full-sized marionette theatre and its puppets may be accomplished. The book for the professional puppeteer. This is a good copy with moderate general wear and tear and age-related page discolouration and minor foxing. Dust jacket has been price clipped and is in f... View more info

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Everybody's Theatre

By: Whanslaw, W.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Surry, UK, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000156


Hardcover book with blue boards and dust jacket, first edition, 238pp, weighs 368gms. This book tells how to make a modern "penny plain twopence coloured' theatre in your own home, with provision for shadow scenes as well as marionette or puppet plays. Anyone who likes making things will like this book. This is a good copy with moderate general wear and tear and age-related page discolouration and moderate foxing. Dust jacket has been price clipped and is in fair co... View more info