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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

By: "Dante Alighieri, translated by Geoffrey L. Bickersteth"

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Aberden The University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 120729

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1955, with unclipped jacket. This book has been awarded as a long-service presentation copy. In overall very good condition - dj is worn to upper edge with a few minor age-spots, spine tanned and spine head chipped; blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, slightly worn to edges. Binding tight and appears virtually unread, no annotations or inscriptions - interesting beautifully hand-written gift inscription tipped-in at front endpapers signed by all members of the Devonshire Children's Committee 1948-1955 to Alderman John A. Day, Chairman of the Committee; ha... View more info

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An Italian Straw Hat (Un Chapeau De Paille D'Italie): A Comedy In Three Acts

By: "Eugene Labiche and Marc-Michel, adapted by Thomas Walton"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: J. Garnet Miller Ltd: 1961

Seller ID: 131571

Condition: Good


"Second impression paperback, 1961, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - cream covers slightly soiled with chips to backstrip at spine head and tail. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no inscriptions - initials to ffep and one or two minor annotations in pencil; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Hobson's Choice: A Lancashire Comedy In Four Acts PLUS a copy of Brodie's Notes (Pan Study Aids).

Hobson's Choice: A Lancashire Comedy In Four Acts PLUS a copy of Brodie's Notes (Pan Study Aids).

By: "Harold Brighouse, E. R. Wood (editor)"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books: 1978

Seller ID: 122042

ISBN: ISBN 0435221205

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint in the Hereford Plays series, 1978, with no jacket. In overall very good condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - illustrated cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. INCLUDES a copy of Brodie's Notes (Pan Study Aids) on Hobson's Choice" View more info

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The Shoemaker's Holiday Or A Pleasant Comedy Of The Gentle Craft.

By: "Thomas Dekker, prepared for reading by G. B. Harrison"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Robert Holden: 1927

Seller ID: 122238

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback in the Fortune Play Books series, 1927, with no jacket. In overall good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - original brown cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine, are slightly worn to spine head and tail. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - school presentation bookplate to front pastedown; untrimmed page-ends slightly tanned but text bright and clear throughout. Photograph available." View more info

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The Lady's Not For Burning: A Comedy

By: Christopher Fry

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberledge/Oxford University Press: 1950

Seller ID: 122250

Condition: Very Good


"Second edition third impression hardback, 1950, with clipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - cream dj slightly tanned and chipped to spine head. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning to feps and page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Venus Observed: A Comedy

By: Christopher Fry

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1957

Seller ID: 171318

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint, 1957, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks; brown cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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A Charity Committee: A Comedy For Nine Women

By: Edward Knoblock

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Samuel French Limited: 1939

Seller ID: 131460

Condition: Very Good


"French's Acting Edition paperback (no. 1536), 1939, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - corner tips slightly curled. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for "Part Of Me: From Gustav Wally's 'Serenade,' A New Musical Comedy by Eric Maschwitz and Lauri Wylie"

"Part Of Me: From Gustav Wally's 'Serenade,' A New Musical Comedy by Eric Maschwitz and Lauri Wylie"

By: Eric Maschwitz and Louis Lajtai

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Keith Prowse Music Publishing Co. Ltd: 1948

Seller ID: 160140

Condition: Very Good


"4pp sheet music paperback booklet, 1948, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - small nick to lower edge. Internally clean; no annotations or inscriptions; text and music bright and clear throughout. Arranged for voice and piano with lyrics and additional tonic sol-fa notation. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Daffodil Grange: An Elizabethan Comedy In Two Acts

Daffodil Grange: An Elizabethan Comedy In Two Acts

By: F. Maynard Bridge

Price: £14.95

Publisher: "H.F.W. Deane & Sons, The Year Book Press":

Seller ID: 140752

Condition: Good


"Undated acting edition paperback, in overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red paper covers are a little soiled and creased, backstrip slightly tatty. Internally clean. Binding overall tight, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends, text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Rossini: A Study In Tragi-Comedy

By: Francis Toye

Price: £14.95

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1934

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 161079

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1934, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - black cloth boards rubbed to edges and slightly marked. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends with a little light scattered foxing here and there but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Stewdle-Oodle-Oo: Comedy Song Fox-Trot Sung By Syd Walker

By: Fred Holt and James Walsh

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Lawrence Wright: 1927

Seller ID: 171423

Condition: Good


Large 4pp music sheet, 1927, arranged for voice and piano with lyrics, ukulele chords and additional tonic sol-fa notation. In overall good useable condition with some minor signs of age, handling and storage - white covers a little darkened and rubbed to edges, with several nicks. Internally clean; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and music bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

The Joy Ride: A Comedy

By: Georgina Read

Price: £17.95

Publisher: New Playwright's Network: 1972

Seller ID: 122541

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first Acting Edition paperback, 1972, in overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - one very slight correction to the text on p.9 where a spelling mistake has been corrected; text bright and clear throughout. Signed to title page with brief inscription - To Doris with every good wish from Georgina Reid. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

The Joy Ride: A Comedy

By: Georgina Read

Price: £17.95

Publisher: New Playwright's Network: 1972

Seller ID: 131201

Condition: Very Good


"SIGNED first Acting Edition paperback, 1972, in overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - one very slight correction to the text on p.9 where a spelling mistake has been corrected; text bright and clear throughout. Signed to title page with brief inscription - To Doris with every good wish from Georgina Reid. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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"Wish You Were Here, from Wish You Here: A New Music Comedy"

By: Harold Rome

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Chappell & Co. Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 150372

Condition: Good


"4pp sheet music booklet with cover illustration from the musical comedy 'Wish You Were Here', 1952. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - rubbing to edges with a couple of repaired nicks. Internally clean; no annotations or inscriptions; text and music bright and clear throughout. Arranged for voice and piano with lyrics and tonic sol-fa notation. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for The League of Youth. A Comedy in Five Acts

The League of Youth. A Comedy in Five Acts

By: Henrik Ibsen and William Archer

Price: £17.95

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1900

Seller ID: 110696

Condition: Good


"New and revised edition 1900. The Prose Dramas of Henrik Ibsen. In overall good condition, blue cloth boards with black titles to spine and front cover. Spine a little tanned, some rubbing to spine head and tail and corners. Cloth slightly raised from boards around spine fold front and back. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, owners name in ink to ffep. Minor tanning to end-papers but text clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Belle Of New York: A Musical Comedy In Two Acts. Vocal Score

By: Hugh Morton and Gustave Kerker

Price: £34.95

Publisher: Hopwood & Crewe Ltd.: 1898

Seller ID: 130872

Condition: Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1898, with printed paper on-lay to front board featuring Miss Edna May and no jacket as published. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards are rubbed to corners and spine slightly creased, illustrated printed paper on-lay is rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight - front hinge beginning to split but still firm - and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends and tanning to feps but text and music clean and clear throughout. Not an old library boo... View more info

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The Roundabout: A Comedy In Three Acts

By: J. B. Priestley

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Heinemann: 1933

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180621

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1933, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - cream dj rubbed and nicked to edges, spine tanned; red cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning and the odd spot of foxing to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Its About Time: A Witches Brew Of Comedy, Tragedy And Ghosts

Its About Time: A Witches Brew Of Comedy, Tragedy And Ghosts

By: Margaret Chilvers Cooper

Price: £12.95

Publisher: William Kimber: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171342

ISBN: ISBN 0718303474

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1980, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Ducks & Drakes: A Comedy Thriller

Ducks & Drakes: A Comedy Thriller

By: P. G. Larbalestier

Price: £14.95

Publisher: John Gifford:

Seller ID: 121148

Condition: Good


"Undated hardback edition with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition - original red cloth boards faded to spine and slightly shelfworn. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; some tanning to prelims and page-ends but text clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Greatest Show Off Earth

By: Robert Rankin

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Doubleday: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122170

ISBN: 0385404190

Condition: Fine


First edition hardback, 1994, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; a hint of toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. View more info