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Image for Take It For A Fact (A Record of My Seventy-Five Years on the Stage)

Take It For A Fact (A Record of My Seventy-Five Years on the Stage)

By: Ada Reeves

Price: £22.95

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 130514


"First edition hardback, 1954, with no jacket. Ex Boots Booklovers Library book with the usual stamp to lower front panel and eyelet at spine head, no other markings. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards slightly shelf-worn and faded to spine. Binding overall tight - crack to gutter at p.19 and first few pages firmly attached but becoming loose, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but... View more info

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Forty Five Years of Variety (Sixty Years of Fun). Memories of a Monarch - a pictorial autobiography. Foreword by Danny La Rue

By: David Conway

Price: £24.95

Seller ID: 110687


Comb-bound paperback - 8.5 x 11.5 inches, 160 pages (unpaginated). In fine condition. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and pictures crisp and clean throughout. This appears to be a self-published pictorial autobiography of a career in Variety/Show Business with a wealth of playbills, articles, press cuttings and photographs including the great and the good of English showbusiness since WW2. Fascinating and rare. View more info

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Folksong & Music Hall

By: Edward Lee

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122458


First edition hardback in the Routledge Popular Music series, 1982, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - dj a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available. View more info

Image for Scottish Showbusiness: Music Hall, Variety And Pantomime

Scottish Showbusiness: Music Hall, Variety And Pantomime

By: Frank Bruce

Price: £9.95

Publisher: NMS Publishing Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 170821


First paperback edition in the Scotland's Past In Action series, 2000, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Top Of The Bill: The Story Of The London Palladium

By: Ian Bevan

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 150522


"Hardback edition, 1952, with no jacket. In overall fair-to-good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - maroon cloth boards soiled and stained. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - ffep has been removed, no annotations or inscriptions; slight soiling to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. An excellent reading copy. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Empires, Hippodromes & Palaces

By: Jack Read

Price: £19.95

Publisher: The Alderman Press: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122258


First edition hardback, 1985, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj still very glossy, slightly toned to spine with superficial scratches to rear; original red cloth boards, with bright gilt titles to spine, nice and crisp. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - there are small ticks and underlinings here and there in the text where the original owne... View more info

The Book Of Comic And Dramatic Monologues

By: Michael Marshall

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Elm Tree Books/ EMI Music Publishing: 1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 180750


First edition hardback, 1981, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions - several small ticks against titles on the Contents pages; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Kindly Leave The Stage: The Story Of Variety 1919-1960

By: Roger Wilmut

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Methuen: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 171311


First edition hardback, 1985, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj lightly rubbed to edges; red cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Can You Hear Me, Mother?' Sandy Powell's Lifetime Of Music Hall

By: Sandy Powell with Harry Stanley

Price: £16.95

Publisher: Jupiter Books: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122093


First edition hardback, 1975, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and photographs bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. View more info