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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (PARTS ONE AND TWO)
Written by J.K. Rowling; John Tiffany; Jack Thorne.
Stock no. 1609138
Published by Little, Brown. c. 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Special Rehearsal Edition Script. Based on an Original Story By Rowling. A New Play by Jack Thorne. ISBN: 9780751565355. Third printing.
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1406744
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded and has a brown mark. Erasure mark to half title page. Contents are excellent. Contained in a slipcase that has a slight bump to one side and has a few marks.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG: THE RHINEGOLD AND THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1813859
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and decoration to front cover. A reissue of the title originally published in 1910, with Rackham's beautiful illustrations. ISBN: 0434619817. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, slightly faded to spine and slightly creased to rear panel.
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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1316417
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Trade edition. Brown cloth. Gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. With a prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to spine and light rubbing to lower corner of rear cover. Heavy foxing and page browning affecting tissue-guards and text pages but not actual plates which are fine.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1316416
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Spine bumped at top and tail with very slight wear, corners very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly browned. Name plate to front pastedown. All plates present and in fine condition. Foxing otherwise contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE COMING OF THE KINGS AND OTHER PLAYS
Written by Ted Hughes.
Stock no. 1316402
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1970. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of four plays which are particularly suitable for performance by children. Pale blue boards with gilt title to spine. 96 pages. ISBN: 0571095186. Ex-lib with remains of labels and old tape and other marks to endpapers and prelims. Some light fingering and corner crease to one page else contents clean. Dustwrapper (illustrated by Quentin Blake) is just a little rubbed at corners and very slightly browned.
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SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
Written by Peter C. Jackson; Juliana Horatia Ewing; Ronald Smedley.
Stock no. 1506858
Published by Pollock's Toy Theatres Ltd.. 1972. Almost very good condition.

Designed and adapted by Jackson from the original toy theatre play of 1847 together with another version by Ewing and an introduction by Smedley. 10 x 7.75". Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. A model theatre to cut out and make. Top of spine split with tear causing flap. Wear to base of spine and corners. Covers lightly browned with a few small marks. Small amount of erased writing to top of title page. Model unused, pages browned to verso.
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THE TRAGEDY OF MR. PUNCH
Written by Russell Thorndike; Reginald Arkell. Illustrated by Arthur Watts.
Stock no. 1506738
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1923. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A Fantastic Play in Prologue and One Act. Introductory essay by Max Beerbohm. 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper. 61 pages. 11 x 8.5". Beige cloth spine, patterned boards in shades of grey, black titles. Top corners bumped. Light browning to cover edges. Some foxing, mainly to text block. All plates present but two have corner creases. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss from top of spine, tears to tops of folds and top of spine with tape repairs on verso. Spine browned and some light browning to edges of panels. Price label to front panel.
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SLEEPING BEAUTY IN THE WOOD!
Written by Peter C. Jackson. Illustrated by Peter Jackson.
Stock no. 1812854
Published by Pollock's Toy Theatres Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition.

Or, The Magic Horn. A Pollock's Toy Theatre The 'Regency' with Pollock's Late Green's Characters and Scenes. Adapted and designed by Peter C. Jackson from the original proscenium, scenery and characters published by J.K. Green on December 26th 1850. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. 13 pages of text followed by pages 14-18 which are card and contain the models to make. ISBN: 0950558818. Covers a little marked and creased. Some light creasing to contents else clean.
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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (PARTS ONE AND TWO)
Written by J.K. Rowling; John Tiffany; Jack Thorne.
Stock no. 2122296
Published by Little, Brown. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Special Rehearsal Edition Script. Based on an Original Story By Rowling. A New Play by Jack Thorne. ISBN: 9780751565355.
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THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES
Written by Frank Corsaro. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1316246
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Stone cloth with gilt title to spine and brown/red vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and endpapers. The Glyndebourne Version. ISBN: 0370305779. Original glassine wrapper has publisher's price label and crease to front flap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE SWEEP AND THE DAFFODIL
Written by Mabel Constanduros. Illustrated by Harry Folkard.
Stock no. 1506441
Published by Alston Rivers Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Poems, two conversations and two plays. Yellow cloth with black titles to spine. Four coloured plates and numerous b/w illustrations. 151 pages plus publication list. A little bumping to spine and corners. A few small dark spots to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers. Dustwrapper is in two pieces as split along front edge of spine. Price-cut. Loss from top of browned spine and chips from ends of folds. Also grubby with red stain to rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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