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3424

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[illus. SELLERS, Peter] MILLIGAN, Spike and HOBBS, Jack

William McGonagall: The Truth At Last

London: M. & J. Hobbs/Michael Joseph, 1976

8vo, pp. 144. Original black boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Yellow illustrated endpapers. Illustrated... [please click on the image or book title for more details]".... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3915

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WATKIN, David

Why Is There Only One Word for Thesaurus?

Brighton: Trouser Press, 1998


8vo, pp. 356. Original green boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Photographically illustrated dustwrapper.



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3943

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POEL, William

What Is Wrong With The Stage?

London: George Allen, 1920


8vo, pp. 38. Original stiff paper boards in blue dustwrapper, white title label to front panel.



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3945

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BECKETT, Samuel

Waiting for Godot

London: Faber, 1956


8vo, pp. 94. Original yellow boards, lettered in red to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, photographic portrait of the author to rear panel.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3506

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Le Prat, Thérèse

Visages D'Acteurs

Paris: Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1950

Illustrated folio folder, housing a suite of 48 b&w photographic portraits.

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1081

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KUREISHI, Hanif

Venus

London: Faber, 2006

8vo, pp. 111. Original illustrated card wrappers.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO DAVID GOTHARD, in the usual mode of address between the two: 'To my wife with love, as Ever -- HK.' ... [more]

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[ed. CARTER, Graydon]

Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire:

New York: Rodale, 2009

Large 8vo, pp. 215. Original blue boards, lettered in blind on spine.

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3850

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THOMAS, Dylan

Under Milk Wood

London: J.M. Dent, 1954


8vo, pp. 101. Original brown boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Printed dustwrapper, photographic portrait of author to rear... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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3111

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GROTOWSKI, Jerzy

Towards A Poor Theatre

Holstebro, Denmark: Odin Teatrets Forlag, 1968

8vo, pp. 262. Original printed stiff paper wrappers.

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[TERRY-THOMAS]

Top Of The Town

London: N.p. [BBC], 1951

21 mimeographed pp. of 36, [pp. 2-7, 14-21, 31-36], secured with split pin to top left. Rewrite to p. 21 secured by pins top and bottom. Pencilled... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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2387

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HASTINGS, Michael

Tom And Viv

London: Royal Court Theatre, 1984

8vo, pp. 41. Original illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

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2674

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CUSHING, Peter

TLS to Leo McKern

Whitstable: N.p., 1993

1 p. TLS on Peter Cushing's personalised stationery. Unfolded.

TLS FAN LETTER FROM PETER CUSHING TO LEO McKERN DATED 16 SEPTEMBER 1993, LESS THAN A YEAR BEFORE CUSHING'S DEATH.

A warm, effusive fan letter from cinema's greatest vampire-slayer, it reads:

'Dear Leo McKern,
It's that fan again! Some years ago I wrote to you about your superb 'Rumpole' series, and received a most charming letter of thanks.

My admiration for your work goes back to the play (and subsequent film) 'A Man For All Seasons', and you have never failed to captivate me. Having seen you recently in 'Travelling North', and again the other evening in 'A Foreign Field' I just had to write once more.There is a 'je-ne-sais-quoi' quality about your performances which touches the heartstrings, and if you don't receive some public recognition eventually, there's no justice in this world!

Thank you, dear fellow, for such pleasure. It makes me very proud to remember we worked together in 1956 in 'Time Without Pity', with Michael Redgrave and Ann Todd. (Long ago and far away!)

With kindest wishes, and may God's blessing be with you always.

As ever,
(sgd) Peter Cushing O.B.E. Whitstable, Kent'

(The 'public recognition' Cushing refers to is of course not audience approval, but the possible future conferring of honours on McKern: Cushing himself was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1989).

A touching salute to a fellow actor from one of the most distinctive and distinguished figures of British cinema.

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2847

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[McKern, Leo] OLIVIER, Laurence

TLS Laurence Olivier to Leo McKern

London: N.p., 1982

1p. TLS on headed notepaper.

1pp. TLS FROM LAURENCE OLIVIER TO LEO McKERN, WELCOMING HIM TO THE CAST OF KING LEAR.

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3525

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AYCKBOURN, Alan

Three Plays

London: Chatto & Windus, 1979

Small 8vo, pp. 216. Original red boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper.

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3708

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[LEWIS, Ted]

This Is Your Life

Burbank: NBC TV, 1959

41pp. in blue paper wrappers, secured with staple to top left corner.

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4028

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SITWELL, Sacheverell

Theatrical Figures in Porcelain

London: The Curtain Press, 1949


8vo, pp. 44, 16pp. b&w photographic illustrations and 1p. catalogue of Masque titles bound in at rear. Illustrated stiff paper wrappers.

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BROMLEY, Nick

Theatre Lore

London: LNP Books, 2012

8vo, pp. 248. Original stiff paper wrappers.

First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE. Foreword by Simon Callow.
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3948

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[ed. BRIGHOUSE, Harold] HOUGHTON, Stanley

The Works of Stanley Houghton

London: Constable & Co., 1914


3 vols., pp. 264, 283 and 310. Original green boards with spine labels. Spare spine label tipped in to rear of all three volumes.... [please click on the image or book title for more details]

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