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Dances of Argentina
Lloyd, A. L.
Max Parrish London 1949 
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Small 8vo. A little guide to traditional dances (with music). 40pp  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19385  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Dances of Sweden
Salven, Erik
Max Parrish London 1949 
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. Small 8vo. A little guide to traditional dances (with music). about 40pp  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19425  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Anne of Green Gables: The Musical (Theatre Programme)
Montgomery, L. M. + Harron, Don & Campbell, Norman (lyrics)
The 1996 Charlottetown Festival  1996 
8vo Soft Cover 46pp. Pictorial wrapper. Illustrated throughout in both b/w and colour. Stapled booklet in excellent condition. Postage at cost - contact EldoradoBooks.  Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010400  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Tell Her That I Love Her...
Clark, Maud
Somebody's Daughter Theatre Melbourne 1993 
8vo Soft Cover Illustrated crad covers. Book firm, clean and unmarked. B&W photographs. Play written and performed by Somebody's Daughter Theatre. ISBN 0958755701. Postage at cost - contact EldoradoBooks.  Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010424  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Everybody’s Theatre
Whanslaw, W.H.
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd Surry, UK 1948 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket 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 condition with shelf wear and a number of tears around corners, edges and spine. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front pages and a small stamp from a previous owner on inside front and back pages.  Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000156  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Bankside Stage Book, The
Whanslaw, H.W.
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd Surry, UK  No Printed Date
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket 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 and tear and age-related page discolouration and heavy foxing. Dust jacket has been price clipped and is in fair condition with shelf wear and a many tears around corners, edges and spine. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front pages and a small sticker from a previous bookshop.   Fair to Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000157  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Everybody’s Marionette Book
Whanslaw, H.W.
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd Surry, UK 1948 Reprint
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket 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 fair condition with shelf wear and a few tears around corners, edges and spine. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front pages and a small sticker from a previous bookshop.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000158  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Picturegoer Film Annual 1959-60.
Ottaway, Robert.
Odhams London 1960 
Small 4to Hard Cover Cloth, 4to, 144pp, prof illus in col & b/w, good plus in chipped pict dj.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2150  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Oxford Companion to the Theatre, The
Hartnoll, Phyllis (ed.)
Oxford University Press London, England 1967 Third Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket 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.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000471  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Picturegoer July 14 1934
Var
Picturegoer London 1934 
4to Soft Cover Good Garbo on front cover and inside story. Also includes Clark Gable and James Cagney. 36pp, damaged on spine, else good. All photos sepia toned.  Good
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 2959  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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CLASSIC ROCK STARS
Herring, Peter
Bison Books London 1990 Reprint
Folio Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Reprint. Folio. Large hardcover in dj, vg. 224pp. Profusely illus. in colour & black & white. The Boss on the front cover and Bono on the back. Great photo collection.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4923  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Stretch of the Imagination
Hibberd, Jack
Currency Methuen Drama Sydney 1973 Reprint
8vo Soft Cover viii+56pp. Pictorial card covers. Book firm, clean and unmarked. Play script. ISBN 0869370197. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Very Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010537  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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YES MINISTER. The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister by the Rt Hon James Hacker MP. Volume 1
Lynn, Jonathan & Jay, Antony
Pitman Melbourne 1981 
8vo Paperback Paperback. Fair Trade paperback worn cover. Black & white frontispiece. 167pp.  Fair
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4912  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Encore! Ten Short Modern Plays
Fowler, H. G. (selected by)
Melbourne University Press Parkville 1966 Reprint
12mo Soft Cover xii+244pp. Illustrated card covers. Excellent unmarked condition. Plays by A. A. Milne; Maurice Baring; Vance Palmer; Ernestine Hill; W. W. Jacobs; Norman McKinnel; J. O. Francis; Sean O'Casey; Evan St. John; J. A. Frerguson.  Near Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010556  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Film Review. 1953-54
Speed, F Maurice.
Macdonald London 1953 
Small 4to Hard Cover Cloth, 4to, gilt, 160pp, gift inscription, else good cond in good dj with some loss to the top of the spine.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2467  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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IN THE COMPANY OF ACTORS : Reflections on the Craft of Acting
Zucker, Carole
ISBN: 0713652810
A & C Black London 1999 First Edition
 Softcover xi, + 228pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's gift inscription to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to rear panel, previous bookseller's label to inside front cover, plus several small ink smudges (offset from gift inscription) to same. Foreword by Sir Richard Eyre. "Sixteen contemporary actors working in theatre, television and film discuss their craft . . . The book provides a valuable insight into the profession with theatre, film and television photographs illuminating the text." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 554g.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009957  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HOLLYWOOD AND THE GREAT FAN MAGAZINES
Levin, Martin (Edited by)
ISBN: 0517057859
Harrison House New York 1991 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 224pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain boards negligibibly bumped at foot of rear panel. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly surface-scuffed. "A nostalgic look at Hollywood in the magical 1930s, when Tinseltown was America's dreamland. From the original editions of Photoplay, Motion Picture, Modern Screen, Silver Screen, Screenland, and Screen Book,, the who, what, where, when, and why - and with whom - is revealed in illustrated excerpts from the heydey 1930s." Book weight approx. 855g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010273  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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The Best of the Music Makers.
Simon, George T and friends
ISBN: 038514380X
Doubleday New York 1979 First Edition
Large 8vo Hard Cover Half cloth, 635pp, prof ills, good cond in def dj, now prot and rep. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 others.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1157  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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STUDYING DRAMA : A Handbook
Bradby, David, Thomas, Philip, Pickering, Kenneth
ISBN: 0709932197
Croom Helm Kent, England 1983 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 287pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations by John Parkinson. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Previous owner's name to ffep, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, softly creased and surface scuffed. "Written as a result of the authors' experience of teaching in schools, colleges, and universities, this handbook attempts to provide both a methodology and a structured programme of work for the study of drama." Book weight approx. 345g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010298  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Hayes Gordon. The man and his dream
Durrant, Lawrence
ISBN: 0868066370
Hale & Iremonger Sydney 1997 First Edition
Large 8vo Hard Cover 254pp, index, some photos.Teacher, actor, musical star and founder of the Ensemble theatre in Sydney  Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 317625  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A History of Ballet and Dance in the Western World
Bland, Alexander
ISBN: 0275537404
Praeger New York 1976 Reprint
Large 4to Hard Cover Original Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Reprint. Folio. ISBN. 192pp, Very large beautiful book with magnificent illus throughout many in colour.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14776  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Revue. A Story in Pictures
Mander, Raymond & Mitchenson, Joe. Foreword by Noel Coward
ISBN: 0432090762
Peter Davies London 1971 First Edition
4to Hard Cover 56pp of text inc. index. plus 225 pictures. Interesting theatrical history. Cloth with gilt, near fine in vg dj.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22128  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Theatre in Australia
John West
Cassell Australia 1978 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth bumping to corners of jacket. 4cm tear from top of spine, now closed with acid free tape. otherwise very neat and clean.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006123  Bookseller: Book Lore
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A Life in the Theatre
Tyrone Guthrie
Reader's Union London 1961 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth some rubbing to top edge of dj. minor bumping to corners, otherwise very neat and clean. silverfish damage to front flap hinge. internally book is neat and clean  Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006124  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Making of Australian Theatre
Hugh Hunt
Cheshire Publishing Melbourne 1960 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Pictorial Boards very minor browning to top edge of white cover, othewrise very neat and tight.  Very Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006125  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Making of Australian Theatre
Hugh Hunt
Cheshire Publishing Melbourne 1960 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Pictorial Boards light rubbing to edges, othewrise very good  Very Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006126  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Meanjin - Pearls Before Swine: Australian Theatre Criticism 3/1994 Spring
no author
   
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback   As New
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006129  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Ibsen: The Master Builder
A.E. Zucker
Thornton Butterworth London 1930 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth prev owner inscription on fep. otherwise neat and clean  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006130  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Notes of a Soviet Actor
N. Cherkasov
Foreign Language Press Moscow  
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth jacket has major chipping and wear to edges and hinges. book has rubbing and waer to edges, internally neat and clean  Fair
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006133  Bookseller: Book Lore
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All the World’s A Stage: Reflections on the Swan Hill National Theatre
Marjorie McLeod
Self Published Melbourne 1980 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback rubbing to edges, some white fading to blue cover, otherwise very good. internally neat and clean. signed and inscribed by the author on the title page  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006134  Bookseller: Book Lore
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