Cinema, Theatre

  1. The New Film Show Annual. London: L. T. A. Robinson, nd (1955). 1st. edn. 94pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. D/w (showing Piper Laurie and Rory Calhoun) and little worn on edges and corners with three, small, closed tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4842) £7.50

 

  1. The Picture Show Annual for 1934. London: The Amalgamated Press, 1934 160pp. Cold. and monochrome photos. throughout. Hinges weak. Blue cloth spine over pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine faded and boards rubbed on edges but, otherwise, a reasonable copy for age. (Stock ref 4039) £10.00

 

  1. Anobile, Richard J.: Why a Duck? visual and verbal gems from the Marx Brothers’ movies. London: Studio Vista, 1972. 1st. UK edn. 288pp. Numerous b/w photos. Pictorial card coverssomewhat rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4458) £4.00

 

  1. Anobile, Richard J. (ed.): Who’s on First? visual and verbal gems from the films of Abbott & Costello. London: Studio Vista, 1973. 1st. UK edn. 256pp. Numerous b/w photos. Introduction by Carol Burnett. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4459) £7.50

 

  1. Barton, Lucy:: Historic Costume for the Stage London: A.& C.Black, 1935. 1st. edn. viii, 609 pp. Cold. frontis. and over 600 line drawings. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 461) £20.00

 

  1. Bassoff, Lawrence.: Errol Flynn: the movie posters. Beverley Hills: Lawrence Bassoff Collection, 1995. 2nd.. impression. 168pp. numerous cold. and b/w illus. Foreword by Stewart Granger. Pictorial card covers a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4841) £15.00

 

  1. Benedetti, Jean: David Garrick and the Birth of Modern Theatre London: Metrhuen Publishing, 2001 1st. edn. viii, 246pp. Cold. and b/w plates. D/w just a little rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3016) £10.00

 

  1. Bergan, Ronald: The United Artists Story London: Octopus Books, 1986 1st. edn. 352 pp. Over 1,050 b/w illus. D/w a little creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2488) £12.00

 

  1. Bond, Simon & Bromley, Nicholas (eds.): Sherriffs at the Cinema: a collection of caricatures from the world of film by Robert Sherriffs London: Bond & Bromley, nd Edn. ltd. to 1000 copies of which this is no. 54. Four cold. and numerous b/w plates. Inscribed by Simon Bond. D/w very slightly darkened and a trifle creased on top edge of front panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1310) £25.00

 

  1. Bookbinder, Robert: The Films of the Seventies Secaucus: Citadel Press, 1982 1st. edn. 288 pp. Numerous b/w photos..D/w slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2485) £15.00

 

  1. Bowers, Ronald: The Selznick Players New Yoerk: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1976 1st. edn. 225 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w a little rubbed on corners and faded on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1985) £10.00

 

  1. Brown, John Russell (ed.): The Oxford Illustrated History of the Theatre. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. 2nd impression. x, 582pp. Numerous b/w illus. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4325) £6.50

 

  1. Carmichael, Ian.: Will the Real Ian Carmichael…. London: Macmillan, 1979. 1st. edn. 400pp. Numerous b/w photos. Inscribed by the author. D/w a little rubbed on top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3742) £25.00

 

  1. Cawley, A. C. et al.: The Revels History of Drama in English: volume I, Medieval Drama London: Methuen & Co., 1983 1st. edn. xlviii, 348 pp. 30 b/w illus. Series edited by Lois Potter. Small, neat ownership signature to ffep. D/w just showing some dust marking otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2925) £15.00

 

  1. Cowie, Peter: Ingmar Bergman: a critical biography London: Secker & Warburg, 1982 1st. edn. xiv, 397 pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1122) £9.00

 

  1. Dickens, Homer C.: The Complete Films of James Cagney. Secaucus: Citadel Press, 1989. 1st. P/B edn. 253pp. Numerous b/w photos. Pictorial card covers slightly rubbed on top edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4457) £7.50

 

  1. Downer. Alan S.: The Eminent Tragedian William Charles Macready London: Oxford University Press, 1966 1st. UK edn. xvi, 392 pp. 14 b/w illus., text figures. D/w, a fine copy (Stock ref 1528) £7.50

 

  1. Edwards, Anne: The De Milles: an American family London: Collins, 1988 1st edn. 248 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. D/w very slightly creased on edges and with a tiny nick to spine foot. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2395) £9.00

 

  1. Eisner, Lotte H.:: The Haunted Screen: Expressionism in the German cinema and the influence of Max Reinhardt. London, Thames and Hudson, 1969. 1st. edn. 360 pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on extremities otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 223) £12.00

 

  1. Everson, William K.: The Art of W.C. Fields. London: Allen & Unwin, 1968. 1st. British edn. 232 pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 948) £10.00

 

  1. Fay, Stephen.: Power Play: the life and times of Peter Hall. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. 1st. edn. xiv, 402pp. B/w photos. D/w a little creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3983) £7.50

 

  1. Gill, Maud.: See the Players. Birmingham: George Ronald, 1948. 2nd. edn. 288pp. 18 b/w illus. Foreword by Sir Cedric Hardwicke. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners with some fraying at tanned spine head. a clean, sound copy otherwise. (Stock ref 4875) £6.00

 

  1. Haddad-Garcia, George.: The Films of Jane Fonda. Secaucus: Citadel Press, 1981. 1st. edn. 256pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4093) £0.00

 

  1. Hodges, C.Walter:: The Globe Restored: a study of the Elizabethan theatre. London, Ernest Benn, 1953. 1st. edn. 199 pp. 62 b/w plates, line drawings. D/w slightly chipped and rubbed on extremities and with a small tear in top edge of back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 185) £25.00

 

  1. Houseman, John: Unfinished Business: a memoir London: Chatto & Windus, 1986 1st. UK edn. x, 498 pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w just showing a little shelf wear, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2389) £7.50

 

  1. Huston, Anjelica.: Watch Me: a memoir. London: Simon & Schuster, 2014. 1st. UK edn. (8),389pp. Cold. and b/w photos. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4386) £6.00

 

  1. Karney, Robyn (ed.): The Hollywood Who’s Who: the actors and directors in today’s Hollywood New York: Continuum Books, 1993 1st. edn. xii, 499 pp. D?w slightly rubbed on edges and corners, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2675) £10.00

 

  1. Kaufman, J. B.: The Fairest One of All: the making of Walt Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” London: Aurum, 2012 1st. UK edn. 320 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2804) £20.00

 

  1. Leider, Emily W.: Dark Lover: the life and death of Rudolph Valentino. London: Faber & Faber, 2003. 1st. UK edn. xi, 514pp. Numerous b/w photos. All pp very slightly tanned and binding very slightly cocked. and creased on edges. A very good copy. D/w slightly rubbed (Stock ref 3466) £8.00

 

  1. Maeder, Edward (ed.): Hollywood and History: costume design in film London: Thames & Hudson, 1987 1st. edn. 256 pp. 113 cold. and 180 b/w illus. Essays by Edward Maeder, Alicia Annas et al. Pictorial card covers showing minimal shelf wear. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2779) £10.00

 

  1. Marx, Groucho & Anobile, Richard J.: The Marx Brothers Scrapbook. London: W. H. Allen, 1974. 1st. UK edn. 256pp. Numerous b/w photos. Gift inscription to ffep. Price clipped d/w rather rubbed and worn on edges with several small tears but, internally, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4307) £6.00

 

  1. Marx, Groucho.: The Groucho Phile: an illustrated life. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1976 1st. edn. xvi, 384pp. Numerous cold. & b/w photos. Introduction by Hector Arce. White boards a little stained and scuffed along top edges and spine tail in a later Galahad Books edn. d/w which is slightly worn on edges with two small tears in top edge of front panel. Otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4308) £15.00

 

  1. McCann, Graham.: Frankie Howerd: stand-up comic. London: Fourth Estate, 2004. 1st. edn. xii, 369pp. Many b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4876) £7.50

 

  1. Milne, A.A.:: Toad of Toad Hall London: Methuen, 1929 1st. edn. xv, 167 pp., 8 pp. adverts. t.e.g. D/w a trifle grubby and somewhat rubbed and frayed on extremities and with small tears in front and back panels otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 503) £150.00

 

  1. Paris, Barry.: Garbo: a biography. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1995. 1st. UK edn. xiv, 654pp. Numerous b/w photos. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3572) £7.50

 

  1. Quirk, Lawrence J.: The Films of Lauren Bacall. Secaucus: Citadel Press, 1986. 1st. P/B edn. 192pp. Numerous b/w photos. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4461) £9.00

 

  1. Rogers, Ginger.: Ginger: my story. London: Headline, 1991. 1st. British edn. xiv, 402 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Signed by the author. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 827) £35.00

 

  1. Schickel, Richard & Perry, George.: Bette Davis: larger than life. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2009. 1st. edn. 264pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. Quarter buckram obver laminated pictorial boards (no d/w issued). A fine copy. (Stock ref 4312) £20.00

 

  1. Sennett, Ted: Great Movie Directors New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1986 1st. edn. 320 pp. 73 cold. and 252 b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2489) £15.00

 

  1. Shipman, David: The Great Movie Stars 3, the Independent Years London: Macdonald & Co., 1991 1st. edn. xi, 281 pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w slightly faded on spine and chippe d and rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2473) £20.00

 

  1. Spicer, Andrew:: Typical Men: the representation of masculinity in popular British cinema London: I.B.Tauris, 2001 1st. edn. x, 252 pp. 19 b/w photos. D/w, a mint copy. (Stock ref 592) £7.50

 

  1. Spoto, Donald.: Lenya: a life. London: Viking, 1989. 1st. UK edn. xii, 371pp. Numwerous b/w photos. D/w just a trifle rubbed on bottom edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3741) £9.00

 

  1. Summers, Montague: The Restoration Theatre London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1934 1st. edn. xxi, 352 pp. 24 b/w illus. Neat ownership signature to ffep. Some foxing throughout. Red cloth a trifle spotted and with a small split in spine foot otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2574) £15.00

 

  1. Tanitch, Robert.: Guinness. London: Harrap Books, 1989. 1st. edn. 168 pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w with one, small closed tear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2475) £7.50

 

  1. Thomson, David.: Warren Beatty: a life and a story. London: Secker & Warburg, 1987. 1st. edn. x, 469pp. B/w photos. D/w slightly dust marked, a very good copy. (Stock ref 4092) £5.00

 

  1. Vance, Jeffry & Lloyd, Suzanne.: Harold Lloyd: master comedian. New York: Harold N. Abrams, 2002. 1st. edn. 239pp. Numerous b/w photos. Introduction by Kevin Brownlow. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4309) £20.00

 

  1. Vincendeau, Ginette (ed.).: Encyclopedia of European Cinema. London: Cassell and the British Film Institute, 1995. 1st. P/B edn. xviii(2)475pp B/w photos. Two small ownership stamps to half-title. Pictorial card covers a little bumped on corners and creased on back panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4062) £8.00

 

  1. Wickham, Glynne.: A History of the Theatre. Oxford: Phaidon Press, 1985. 1st. edn. 264pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. Price-clipped d/w just showing a little shelf wear, a very good copy. (Stock ref 4682) £10.00

 

  1. Wilson, Ivy Crane (ed.): The Eighth Hollywood Album London: Sampson Low, nd. (1954) 160 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. D/w a little rubbed with several nicks and tears (closed) but some loss to spine head.Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1207) £9.00

 

  1. Wilson. Ivy Crane (ed.): Hollywood Album London: Sampson Low, nd. (1949) 160 pp. 40 cold. and 220 b/w photos. The third in the series. Small ownership inscription. D/w rather chipped and worn with some minor loss otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1212) £9.00

 

  1. Wilson. Ivy Crane (ed.): The Seventh Hollywood Album London: Sampson Low, nd. (1953) 160 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. D/w rather rubbed and worn with several closed tears and some minor loss to spine head and foot. (Stock ref 1208) £8.00

 

  1. Wolfe, Donald H.: The Assassination of Marilyn Monroe London: Little, Brown & Co., 1998 1st. UK edn. xii, 532 pp. B/w photos. D/w a little creased on edges and slightly faded on spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2692) £7.50

 

  1. Woodbridge, Patricia & Tine, Hal: Designer Drafting and Visualizing for the Entertainment World Abingdon: Focal Press, 2013 2nd. edn. xiii, 399 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w text figures. Pictorial card covers very slightly bumped on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2606) £20.00

 

  1. Wright, John: Rod, Shadow and Glove: puppets from the Little Angel Theatre London: Robert Hale, 1986 1st. edn. 197 pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures. D/w just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2470) £9.00