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1 The Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Hartnoll, Phyllis (Edited by) Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. Oxford Univ Pr 1983 0192115464 / 9780192115461 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 932 pages; Fourth edition; Ex-library with library markings; Black & white illustrations, photographs throughout; Textblock is tight & bright with library markings; Boards & spine are black with title in gold; Pictorial dust-jacket has no tears, and is unfaded; Modest shelf & edge wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; ......(Offers a wealth of information about contemporary writers, directors, actors, companies, and theatres, both metropolitan and regional. At the same time, it continues to provide an authoritative survey of the theatre's evolution, from its beginnings in primitive ritual to present-day trends in all countries that have an ongoing theatrical tradition. An extensive cross-referencing system has been incorporated into this edition to guide the reader to related information. A generous bibliography is also included. Technical entries emphasize the historical perspective. Over 200 other illustrations are placed in thematically arranged groups, showing the changes of vision affecting theatrical production over more than 2,000 years. An indispensable reference work for all theatre-lovers.) 
Price: 6.47 USD

2 Opera Annual: No. 3
Rosenthal, Harold London, England John Calder Ltd 1956 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 190 pages; Opera Annual No. 3; First Edition/First Printing; Color frontispiece, lovely color illustrations, black & white photographs; Textblock is tight & unmarked; Wine-colored cloth boards with title in gold on spine; Bright, crisp pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf wear including 1/2" close tear (near top-right back panel); We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(Harold Rosenthal assembled a team of writers who were authorities in the world of opera to write essays on works, as well as some of the issues of the day, and it includes an exhaustive appendices listing the repertory and artists in more than a hundred of the world's leading opera houses (at time of printing), the premieres of that year and the operatic obituary. The chapter titles are: Opera In Great Britain, Opera in the U.S.A., Bel Canto in 1956, Verdi and Schiller, Puccini Craftsman or Genius, Twentieth Century Italian Opera, Opera an Unrealistic Art Form, Producing a Resident Opera Company, Producing Opera in Television, The Vienna State Opera, Opera in France 1955-56, Opera in Holland, Opera in Germany and Austria, Opera in Italy, The Bolshoi Theatre.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

3 Opera Annual: No. 4
Rosenthal, Harold London, England John Calder 1957 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 188 pages with appendix; Color frontispiece, color illustrations; Black & white photographs, illustrations; Book block tight with no marginalia, no names (copyright page has piece of tape to cover a name), shadow to endpapers; Yellow cloth-covered boards with title in black on spine; Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket retained warmth of original colors; Has modest shelfwear including small nicks, light wear spine/tips; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(The fourth 'Opera Annual' continued the tradition of previous years in bringing together outstanding reviews of the principal opera seasons in London, New York, Italy, Germany, and other operatic countries. In addition, the editor Harold Rosenthal brought together world famous authorities to contribute special articles of great interest to all opera lovers. Here are the chapter titles covered: Opera in Great Britain, Opera in the United States, The Story of Covent Garden, Weber and Oberon, Berlioz: His Hell and His Faith, New Opera Houses-Old Traditions, Italian Opera House Traditions, Audiences: Manners and Mannerisms, The Present Crisis in Argentine Opera, A Short Historical Note on the Teatro Colon-Buenos Aires, Opera in Germany, The First Karajan Year in Vienna, The Season in Italy, New Czechoslovak Operas, Complete Opera Recordings. Appencies include: Opera Houses of the World, Their Artists and Repertories 1956-7, Operatic Premieres 1956-7, Operatic Obituary August 1956-July 1957.) 
Price: 6.44 USD

4 Seven Plays
Shaw, Bernard U.S.A. Dodd Mead and Company 1951 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 911 pages; Reprint; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Fore-edge is rough trimmed; Boards are black with the title in grey and gold to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (Includes: Mrs. Warren's Profession; Arms and the Man; Candida; The Devil's Disciple; Caesar and Cleopatra; Man and Superman; and Saint Joan. With prefaces and notes.) 
Price: 6.05 USD

5 The Rabbit Race and the Detour (Two Plays)
Walser, Martin Great Britain John Calder 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; First English Edition/First Printing; 172 pages; Translated from German; 'The Rabbit Race' was adapted by Ronald Duncan, with 'The Detour' translated by Richard Grunberger; Textblock is tight & bright save for former owner's name on front-free endpaper. Light blue boards with gold title to spine. Dust jacket has protected the book well with shelf & edge wear including some nicks/close tears, small pieces missing; We have placed the dust-jacket in a removable, protective clear mylar cover; . (Two classic plays: The Rabbit Race, and the Detour.) 
Price: 17.00 USD


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