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TIN PAN ALLEY
Written by Eddie Rogers; Mike Hennessey.
Stock no. 1814749
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A light-hearted, lively and often cynically penetrating look at Tin Pan Alley - the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Black boards, red title to spine. B/w plates. Light page browning and the odd foxspot present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed and faded at spine.

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FILM FUN ANNUAL 1952
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316862
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1952. Good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Red pictorial boards. Spine bumped and worn. Corners and cover edges worn. Rear cover is a bit grubby with a 2" crease. Front joint is partially cracked with possible loss of free-endpaper? Crack between pages 2&3 causing first few pages to be part detached. Contents are lightly browned and foxed. Pale brown mark to page 41. Some small page edge tears.

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FILM FUN ANNUAL 1953
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316861
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1953. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Covers edge worn with slight loss of paper covering to corners. Front joint is cracked showing webbing, possible loss of free-endpaper? Some small page edge tears and light page edge browning.

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PAT & ROALD
Written by Barry Farrell.
Stock no. 1814617
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st UK 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A compelling account of Patricia Neal's near fatal illness, from a series of massive strokes, and her road to recovery and further acclaim as an actress. Her husband, the celebrated Children's Author, Roald Dahl, was instrumental in her return to full health. Red boards, black title to spine. Grey endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0091030307. Base of spine shelf worn. Light browning to endpapers. Vertical crease to front flap of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper lightly browned and rubbed at corners.

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THE FAIRGROUND ORGAN: ITS MUSIC, MECHANISM AND HISTORY
Written by Eric V. Cockayne.
Stock no. 1814386
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The mechanical organ used to be one of the fairground's most popular attractions. Supplying the background music for the rides, it also acted as a 'front of house' enticement for the side-shows. The mechanisms of the organs, the music they played and their history. Light tan boards, green title to spine. B/w plates and illustrations. ISBN: 0715349856. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE MOON'S A BALLOON
Written by David Niven.
Stock no. 2123479
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

Reminiscences. Blue cloth spine and rear cover; pictorial front cover. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE MOON'S A BALLOON
Written by David Niven.
Stock no. 2123445
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

Reminiscences. Blue cloth spine and rear cover; pictorial front cover. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE LIFE OF MOZART
Written by Edward Holmes; Christopher Hogwood.
Stock no. 1609508
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Fine condition.

Including his Correspondance. Edited with an introduction and additional notes by Christopher Hogwood. Red cloth spine wiht gilt title, blue cloth boards with embossed gilt oval portrait to front. Music score to endpapers. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Contained in a slipcase.

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THE ENGLISH FAIR
Written by David Kerr Cameron.
Stock no. 1814125
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. Colourful, boisterous and often bawdy, the oldtime fairs punctuated the routine of the year like exploding stars. ISBN: 0750917725. Tape marks to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps.

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STAGE DOOR: THE BRISTOL HIPPODROME 100 YEARS
Written by Gerry Parker; John Hudson.
Stock no. 1814121
Published by Redcliffe Press Ltd.. 1st 2014. Fine condition.

How it all began... with amusing anecdotes and tales of the theatre's highs and lows. Cardwraps. Colour photos. 119 pages including index. ISBN: 9781908326249.

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ERTE
Written by Jean Tibbetts. Illustrated by Erte.
Stock no. 1813355
Published by Saturn Books. 1998. Very good condition.

Costume designs by Erte. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1862220131. Corners lightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks to title page (affecting facing frontispiece) and last page else contents clean.

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THE LION HAS WINGS
Written by John Ware.
Stock no. 1812965
Published by Collins. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

The Epic of the famous Korda film. White Circle Film Edition. Collins Novel Volume 504. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Small format. 188 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. Spine creased from reading. Pages browned.

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