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Composing Venus

By: Acworth, Elaine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Currency Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID309934

ISBN: 0868194077


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. An Introduction 'Hearing the Sound of the Southern Sky' by David Berthold. 86 pages.. A play which tells the story of three generations of women living in outback North Queensland. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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Suffocating Mothers Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare's Plays, Hamlet to the Tempest

By: Adelman, Janet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1992

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: ID309940

ISBN: 0415900395


Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners and sticker 'ghost' to front cover. Includes comprehensive notes, subject index and author index.. xii, 379 pages.. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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Restless Heart

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1957

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: ID241656


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has a small amount of insect damage to the front flap fold. Translated by Lucienne Hill. Jacket desgn by Harry More-Gordon. 97 pages. First produced in France in 1938. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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The Workhouse Donkey. A Vulgar Melo-Drama

By: ARDEN, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7816


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has mild edgewear and is rubbed and age-toned. Preface by the author. 133 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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On the Frontier: A Melodrama in Three Acts

By: Auden, W.H. & Isherwood, Christopher

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID245584


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red boards. Gilt lettering to Spine. Spine lightly age-toned. 123 pages. The third and final play in the Auden/Isherwood collaboration. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254847


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Navy cloth boards with decoration to face & gilt title to face & spine. Light rubbing to edges. Black & white illustrations. 176 pages Contents include The Bicyclers, A Dramatic Evening, The Fatal Message, and A Proposal Under Difficulties. John Kendrick Bangs [1862-1922] was an American writer, editor and satirist. View more info

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The Heartbreak Kid

By: Barrett, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Currency Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID248211

ISBN: 0868191884


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 103 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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Mary Rose

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: No DateCirca 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID88296


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. 192 pages Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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Fortune

By: Bell, Hilary

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paddington, NSW, Currency Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID112454

ISBN: 086819400X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 90 pages Set in the Australian goldfields of the 1860s. A play script by Australian author and dramatist. First performed in 1990. View more info

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Next act ! a collection of short modern plays

By: Beynon, Richard & Fowler, H.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1964

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID123238


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Mild edgewear and age-toning to covers. Small black text dot to front free endpaper. Foreword by Richard Beynon. 205 pages Contains 10 one-act plays by various dramatists including three Australians, Beynon, Douglas Stewart and Jean Oliver. Oliver's play 'McLarty's Sale was especially written for this collection. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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The Influence of The Audience on Shakespeare's Drama (Collected Essays, Papers &c. of Robert Bridges)

By: BRIDGES, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1927

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID988


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Paper title label to spine chipped and some foxing to edges. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. [x] 29pages. View more info

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Shakespeare

By: Brown, Ivor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID104465


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 352 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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Who Knows? A Play in Four Acts

By: Brown, W. Jethro

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Hassell Press: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID250650


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some mild chipping to yapp edges and a tiny tear to upper rear spine edge. 71 pages William Jethro Brown [1868-1930] was an eminent South Australian. He was Professor of Law at Adelaide University [1906-1916]and became president of the Industrial Court of South Australia adding the conjoint presidency of the Board of Industry in 1920. Brown was a thoughtful political philosopher and a creative educator and this work was his major foray into imaginative writing. He espoused feminist ideas and this play is about a woman's revolt. Robu... View more info

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Shakespeare and his Stage

By: Chute, Marchette

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press, Ltd.: 1964

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: ID227580


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 128 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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The Comedies of William Congreve

By: Congreve, William; Edited by and with an Introduction by Norman Marshall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Lehmann: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID227631


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has tear to upperfront edage with a chip to spine edge. DJ spine is age-toned. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. Introduction by Norman Marshall. 416 pages. The Chiltern Library No. 17. Contains: exerpts - From 'Lectures on the English Comic Writers' by William Hazlitt and from 'The Life of William Congreve' by Samuel Johnson. A poem 'To Mr Congreve' by Thomas Southerne and 'A Letter to Mr Dennis Concerning Humour in Comedy' by Congreve. Plays are The... View more info

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At the Sign of the Swan: An Introduction to Shakespeare's Contemporaries

By: COOK, Judith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harrap Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11157

ISBN: 0245542639


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Foreword by Trevor Nunn. 207 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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South Sea Bubble A Comedy in Three Acts

By: Coward, Noel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID195789


Small Octavo. Good+ condition in Good price-clipped Dustjacket, now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Spine lightly cocked, front cover bows out slightly. DJ is age-toned especially to spine. Some lightly chipping to edges. Bottom of rear DJ panel has small water stain. 116 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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Point Valaine A Play in Three Acts

By: Coward, Noel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID257419


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine faded. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 106 pages Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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The Cream of Noel Coward

By: Coward, Noel (Selected by Michael Cox)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1996

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID183577


Octavo. Fine in gold cloth boards - in Near Fine slipcase. Illustrated by Helen Smithson. 278 pages View more info

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The Spanish Bawd

By: de Rojas, Fernando

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1973

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID217436


Octavo Size. Very Good In Very Good Slipcase. Translated with an Introduction by J.M. Cohen. Slipcase lightly faded at edges. Illustrated with aquatints by Dodie Masterman. 205 pages View more info