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  • BALL, John and Richard Plant
    A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN THEATRE HISTORY 1583-1975

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: The Playwrights Co-op, 1976. Octavo, red cloth. pp 160. Ink owner name at top of title page, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44003
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  • Dukore, Bernard F.;Gerould, Daniel C., editors
    Avant Garde Drama: A Casebook 1918-1939

    New York: Crowell, 1976. Red card covers. [16], (592). Red spine sunned to pink, text paper and insiide of covers yellowed, VG clean and unworn otherwise, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53567
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  • PITCHER, Harvey (Anton Chekov)
    CHEKHOV'S LEADING LADY: a portrait of the actress Olga Knipper

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Franklin Watts, 1980. Yellow boards. pp viii, 288 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52828
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  • SCHNEIDER, Alan (Edward Albee] (John Neville)
    ENTRANCES. An American Director's Journey. Preface by Edward Albee.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Viking, 1986. Cloth and boards. (xvi), 416 pp + plates. Fine copy. Price-clipped dust jacket has light surface rubbing to rear panel, else fine. Presented as a birthday gift to important Shakespearean actor, director, and film actor JOHN NEVILLE in 1986. The entire front free endpaper is covered with the ink signatures of members of The Young Company of Canadian actors. The Young Company was at Stratford, Ontario, where Neville was Artistic Director 1985-89. Schneider has directed Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Waiting for Godot, The Birthday Party, and much more. Two page Albee preface. In all, a nice theatrical package. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 16075
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  • Schoonderwoerd, Nicolaas Hendricus Gerardus
    J.T. Grein, ambassador of the theatre, 1862-1935 : a study in Anglo-Continental theatrical relations

    Assen (Netherlands): Van Gorcum, 1963. pp ix, 362. Card covers. Spine land page edges lightly yellowed, soft creases to rear cover and last leaf, a bit musty odour; VG otherwise. The author's doctoral thesis at the Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen. Text is in English. Scarce.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50368
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  • PIUZE, Robert
    L' ÉPREUVE: pièce scoute en trois actes et cinq tableaux

    Edition: First printing

    Montréal: L'Oeuvre de presse dominicaine, 1942. 12mo, light green card covers. 62 pp, stapled. Sunning to spine and margins of covers, text paper lightly yellowed, else fine. W.E. Collins's copy with his catalogue card laid in. A play for Boy Scouts, dedicated to la Troup Saint-Alphonse d'Youville de Montréal. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44389
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  • HOULÉ, Léopold
    L'histoire du théâtre au Canada. Pour un retour aux classiques

    Montréal: Fides, 1945. Card covers. 172 p. Nicks to spine ends, bit of tanning to covers, VG otherwise. W.E. Collins's copy with a few pencil notes and his catalogue card laid in.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44400
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  • LAMARCHE, Gustave
    Les Gracques. Tragédie romaine

    Edition: First Edition

    Joliette, Québec: Éditions des Paraboliers du Roi, 1945. Light green card covers. 127 pp. Book a little leaned, foxing to fore margin of front cover, else fine. W.E. Collins's copy with his catalogue card laid in.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44395
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  • ANTOINE, André
    MEMORIES OF THE THÉÂTRE-LIBRE. Translated by Marvin A. Carlson. Edited by H.D. Albright

    Edition: First edition in English

    Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press, 1964. Brown cloth. pp (238) + 12 pp sepia plates. Ink owner name, else fine in near fine jacket. The new theatre in late 19th century France.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48288
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  • Doherty, Brian
    Not bloody likely: The Shaw Festival, 1962-1973

    Edition: First edition

    Toronto: Dent, 1974. Squarish quarto, yellowish cloth. pp (160). B&w photos. A fine, jacketless copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45446
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  • GREGORY, Lady
    OUR IRISH THEATRE: a chapter of autobiography

    Gerrards Cross, Bucks., England: Colin Smythe, 1972. Octavo, blue cloth. pp 279 + frontispiece portrait and plates. Index. Fine, jacketless copy. First published 1913, this is the third edition, revised and enlarged. New Foreword by Roger McHugh. Fourth volume of the Coole Edition,

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46000
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  • McPHARLIN, Paul, editor
    PUPPETRY: a yearbook of puppets and marionettes

    Edition: First Edition

    Detroit: Paul McPharlin, 1931. Oblong 16mo, 11 x 15.5 cm. pp (3)-130. Illustrations and photos. Front cover has a tiny chip and soft crease, very nearly fine otherwise. First issue of this annual which survived into the 1950s. Nice copy of a scarce little book.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 41811
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  • Ryan, Toby Gordon
    Stage Left: Canadian Workers Theatre, 1929-1940 (Canadian Theatre History)

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Simon & Pierre, 1985. Card covers. pp 245 + photos. Very nearly fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48862
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  • STANISLAVSKY, Konstantin
    STANISLAVSKY ON THE ART OF THE STAGE. Translated with an Introductory Essay on Stanislavsky's System by David Magarshack

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Faber, 1950. Orange cloth. 311 pp + plates; indexed. Minor wear to one corner at head of spine, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25121
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  • Green-Armytage, Robert N. Sir, editor
    THE BOOK OF MARTIN HARVEY: with the true story of "The Only Way" and other matters .Foreword by R. B. Cunningham Graham . Compliled and Edited by R. N. G.-A

    Edition: First printing

    London: Henry Walker, no date (1930). Green cloth gilt lettered. pp xvi, 176 + colour frontispiece with tissue guard and numeroous b&w plates. Spine lightly sunned; 1931 ink owner name at front; yellowing to page edges, tissue guard, and endpapers; musty odour; VG clean and unworn otherwise. The dust jacket was clipped and in pieces; we have put it back together and it doesn't look too bad.. Some tape stains, some loss to spine ends. Also laid in is a 12 page booklet with colour illustrations "Some of the Stage Productions of Sir John Martin-Harvey". Also a five stanza typed original verse by the former owner of the book, Florence E. Rice of Winnipeg, Manitoba, titled "Sir John Martin-Harvey" and dated 17 April, 1926. 1.3 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 52549
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  • EVERETT, Marshall
    THE GREAT CHICAGO THEATRE DISASTER: The Complete Story Told by the Survivors

    No place: No publisher, c1904. Blue cloth gilt. pp 217 + numerous photos front, rear, and mid text. Mild rubbing to spine ends; front inner hinge neatly repaired with clean archival paper tape; gilt on front cover partially oxidized; a VG clean and unworn copy otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50579
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  • GREBANIER, Bernard (William Henry Ireland)
    THE GREAT SHAKESPEARE FORGERY. A new look at the career of William Henry Ireland

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Heinemann, 1966. Black cloth. pp (12), 308 + plates. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41541
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  • Colla, Eugenio Monti / Italian Cultural Institute
    The magic world of marionettes : Compagnia Marionettistica Carlo Colla e figli.

    Chicago: Istituto italiano di cultura, 2003. Light blue card covers. pp 100 including colour photos. Sunning to spine and inner margins of covers; lower outer corners a bit curled; VG+ clean and unworn otherwise. Text is in Italian.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53307
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  • The Poetical Works of David Garrick, Esq. Now First Collected into Two Volumes by Garrick, David (1717-79)
    Garrick, David (1717-79)
    The Poetical Works of David Garrick, Esq. Now First Collected into Two Volumes

    Edition: First edition

    London: George Kearsley, 1785. Two volumes bound in one; 16mo in eights (17 cm) in early full calf tooled in blind and gilt with diamond devices on front and rear boards, marbled endpapers and page edges; [2], lvii, [1], 224, [2], [225]-540 pp. Bound without the adverts at the end of vol. II. ESTC T42742. >>> Modest wear to outer corners, minor rubbing to covers; rebacked with most of the original spine laid down (lacking the original top panel, half the volume label, and a small strip at foot); inner hinges reinforced with different marbled paper at time of rebacking, cracked front joint newly repaired with cloth inner hinge and now quite firm; front paste-down with the bookplates of…

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    London: George Kearsley, 1785. Two volumes bound in one; 16mo in eights (17 cm) in early full calf tooled in blind and gilt with diamond devices on front and rear boards, marbled endpapers and page edges; [2], lvii, [1], 224, [2], [225]-540 pp. Bound without the adverts at the end of vol. II. ESTC T42742. >>> Modest wear to outer corners, minor rubbing to covers; rebacked with most of the original spine laid down (lacking the original top panel, half the volume label, and a small strip at foot); inner hinges reinforced with different marbled paper at time of rebacking, cracked front joint newly repaired with cloth inner hinge and now quite firm; front paste-down with the bookplates of Shadworth H. Hodgson and the Hodgson Bequest to Rugby School Library (no other library marks); verso of front blank and margins of p 501 with neat ms. annotations in an early hand light offsetting to the margins of the title-pages; only a few occasional small spots in text, else the contents are clean, unworn, quite bright.>>>Though David Garrick was probably the most famous English actor and theatrical impresario of his time, the publisher and editor of the present work, George Kearsley, has "long observed with surprise the total neglect shewn to the Works of Mr. Garrick. Though six years are now elapsed since his death, no one step has been taken towards giving an edition of them." Kearsley sought to set things right with this voluminous collection of Garrick’s verses, fables, odes, songs, airs, curtain speeches, etc. VG overall

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 53421
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  • LAURENCE, Dan H. [George Bernard Shaw]
    THE SHAW FESTIVAL PRODUCTION RECORD 1962-1989

    Edition: First edition.

    Guelph Ontario: University of Guelph Library, 1990. Card covers. [4], (vi), 191 pp, indexed. Sticker stain on front cover, else fine, no owner names. #185 of an edition of 300 copies.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 25109
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