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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

Condition: Good


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 corners, edges and spine. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front pages and a small sticker from a previous bookshop. View more info

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Film Art: An Introduction (International Edition)

By: Bordwell, David; and Thompson, Kristin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: ENTMOV16

ISBN: 0070064466

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, fourth edition, 994gms, 508 pages. Contents includes: The Work of Film Production; Film Form; Nonnarrative Formal Systems; Narrative as a Formal System; Film History; Film Criticism; The Shot; Cinematographic Properties; Editing; Sound; and Style as a Formal System. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs almost 1kg and may incur additional postage. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not as... View more info

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Gilbert and Sullivan: Lost Chords and Discords

By: Brahms, Caryl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Little Brown & Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000020

Condition: Good


Black cloth with gold gilt lettering, Hard Cover, 264pp incl. index, weighs 980gms, DJ in fair condition with shelf wear to top and bottom and small tears to the stop particularly around the spine. This book is a lively account of the partnership between the legendary musical giants - Gilbert and Sullivan. The author contrasts the lives and characters of these 2 very gifted men. Profusely illustrated with b&w and coloured plates. This is an overall sound copy. View more info

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Allied Bombers 1939-1945: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide

By: Chant, Chris

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, England, Amber Books Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR18

ISBN: 1905704704

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 826gms, 192 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is a highly illustrated guide to Allied bomber aircraft during World War II in the European theatre. Featuring all the main models flown from 1939 to 1945, the book offers a wealth of detail, including unit markings, unit organisation, numbers of aircraft flown by campaign and exhaustive specifications for each model. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwi... View more info

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Biased Memoir, A

By: Cracknell, Ruth

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS152

ISBN: 0140275886

Condition: Good


Paperback, Second Edition, 300gms, 309 pages. Ruth Cracknell: A Biased Memoir goes behind the scenes into the fascinating world of Australia's first lady of theatre, film and television. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

ISBN: 068414834X

Condition: Good


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 Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book... View more info

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Halliwell's Film Guide

By: Halliwell, Leslie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Grafton Books: 1991

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: ENTMOV18

ISBN: 0586091734

Condition: Good


Softcover, eighth edition, 1285g, 1264pgs. This book is described as the "King Kong" of movie references and thie eighth edition includes 1,500 new entries, amendments and corrections. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Previous owner has left pen inscription on inside front page. They have also put some tick marks throughout the book presumably noting movies they've seen, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Cross-Channel Attack: The European Theatre of Operations (United States Army in World War II)

By: Harrison, Gordon A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, BBD Special Editions:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO206

ISBN: 0792458567

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, undated (circa 1993), 1120gms, 519 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Page edges show moderate to heavy discolouration. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Rex: An Autobiography

By: Harrison, Rex

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Macmillan London Limited: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK24

ISBN: 333168283

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 475gms, 262 pages, blank endpapers. With this sparkling, often moving and always immensely entertaining autobiography, Rex Harrison celebrates his fiftieth year in the theatre. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, dust jacket has a small tear to the front bottom of the jacket no longer than 1 inch long. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

Condition: Good


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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David Williamson: A Writer's Career

By: Kiernan, Brian

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Port Melbourne, Australia, William Heinemann Australia: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS436

ISBN: 0855613572

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 856gms, 414 pages. This is a mid-career biography, the story of a gifted individual and the remarkable transformations that have surrounded his life and work so far. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Last Offensive, The: The European Theatre of Operations (United States Army in World War II)

By: MacDonald, Charles B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, BBD Special Editions:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO203

ISBN: 0792458583

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, undated (circa 1993), 1150gms, 532 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Page edges show moderate to heavy discolouration. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. 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

ISBN: 0718821238

Condition: Good


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 with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy

By: McMillin, Scott (ed)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Company: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: PLA113

ISBN: 0393099970

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, reprint, 565gms, 566 pages. This volume includes five plays which are all comedies about men and women who live in London, care for sex and money, and make fools of one another if not of themselves. Titles are: The Country Wife (William Wycherley); The Man of Mode (Sir George Etherege); The Conscious Lovers (Sir Richard Steele); The School for Scandal (Richard Brinsley Sheridan); and The Way of the World (William Congreve). Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There are two small pen marks on the inside front... 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

ISBN: 0207149704

Condition: Good


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 tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money w... View more info

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Secret Keeper, The

By: Morton, Kate

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: GENFIC1029

ISBN: 1743314922

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first thus, 790gms, 582 pages. Shifting between the 1930s, the 1960s and the present, this is a spellbinding story of mysteries and secrets, theatre and thievery, murder and enduring love. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Long Day's Journey Into Night

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, Jonathan Cape: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: PLA110

ISBN: 0224610732

Condition: Fair


Softcover, reprint, 228gms, 156 pages. Book is in fair condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stamps and markings. Cover shows some light creasing and book has some mild water damage, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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War Movies

By: Perlmutter, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Castle Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000298

ISBN: 0890090009

Condition: Fair


Ringbound softcover book with stiff pictorial card, first edition, 158pp, weighs 1370gms. This profusely illustrated book includes the following contents: movies of the first world war; propaganda movies; the movie industry goes to war; war factory; faces of war; newsreels and documentaries; anti-war movies; the experience of defeat; special effects; and blockbusters. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Small pencil inscription on inside front page, some minor external damage (scuffing/scratching/curling)... View more info

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Chevalier: The Films and Career of Maurice Chevalier

By: Riggold, Gene; Bodeen, DeWitt

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Secaucus, USA, Citadel Press, The: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ENTMOV12

ISBN: 0806503548

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1,200gms, 242 pages plus epilog, blank endpapers. This is the complete record of Chevalier's career as a circuit acrobat, as a singer of bawdy songs, as the dance partner and lover of Mistinguett, the most celebrated woman in the French Musical theatre, and as the first great romantic musical star or sound motion pictures. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, clipping to inside flap, otherwise no other pre-l... View more info

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Tragedy of King Lear, The: The New Cambridge Shakespeare

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Cambridge University Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000356

ISBN: 0521337291

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 540gms, 309 pages. This is a fully annotated, critical edition of King Lear that was edited by Jay L. Halio. It includes: an introduction; dates and sources of the play; the play; on stage and on screen history; textual analysis; notes on the text; suggested reading list; quarto and folio compared; list of characters; and much much more. A very good copy with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info