You are viewing stock in the "PLAYS" category. We currently have 64 books in this category in stock.
64 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.
Edited with an introduction by Douglas Cleverdon. A Play for Voices. Purple cloth rear board and spine with gilt title. Grey cloth front board with a lilac leaf design. Light grey endpapers. Lilac two-tone lithographs. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly marked on one side.
Wireless stories and plays from The Clildren's Hour. Edited by Columbus. Yellow cloth, grey titles and decorations. 4 Colour plates and many b/w illustrations. 267 pages. 9.5 x 6". Spine and corners bumped. Damp spotting to covers and a small ink blot to front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some remains of paper which was stuck to the pastedowns. Child's writing in ink to verso of half title-page (this book belongs to...). Light foxing to textblock.
JOE CARPENTER & SON: AN ENGLISH NATIVITY
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 1826902
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A wonderfully humorous and moving version of the Nativity Story, packed with Christmas delight. The events of Jesus' birth unfold in vivid verse and pictures, which recount the familiar story through the experiences of the inhabitants of an English village in the mists of Graham Clarke's 'anachronological' time scale. Can be performed as a play, read aloud or simply enjoyed as a picture book fror its own sake. Oblong format. Purple cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations, some fold out pages. ISBN: 0714826766. Top edge of text block slightly dusty. A few minor knocks to board edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded and a little scuffed & grubby.
Edited with an introduction by Douglas Cleverdon. A Play for Voices. Purple cloth rear board and spine with gilt title. Grey cloth front board with a lilac leaf design. Light grey endpapers. Lilac two-tone lithographs. Book is fine. Pale grey slipcase has a few light fingermarks.
Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded. Light browning to endpapers and some light foxing to textblock. There is a musty smell to the contents.
A Fantastic Play in Prologue and One Act. The classic tale of Punch and Judy. Introductory essay by Max Beerbohm. 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper. Large format. Beige cloth spine, grey marble effect boards. 61 pages. Board edges rubbed. Three flower stickers/decoupage to lower half of front pastedown. Text block and endpapers browned. Small burn mark to top margin of page 13-17 with minor loss. One or two closed tears to page edges (no loss), a few grubby marks to contents. All plates present, some have a lower corner crease.
ENID BLYTON'S BOOK OF HER FAMOUS PLAY NODDY IN TOYLAND
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1824872
Published by Sampson Low. Very good condition.
Red cloth with gilt title to spine. gilt illustration of the toytown train on front and rear cover. Colour plates, some double page spreads. A play in three acts. 9.75 x 7.5 inches. Vertical crease to spine and spine lightly faded. Corners of boards lightly bumped. Vertical mark to front board. A few pin-holes to front edge of spine. Joints starting to split at top & tail. Text block lightly browned with some foxing. A few minor margin marks but contents generally very nice and binding is tight. Slight loss to lower corner of rear free endpaper, vertical crease to same.
40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small, light mark to front cover and light scuffing to rear cover. Some light browning and a couple of foxspots to spine. Foxing throughout on text pages. Plates all present and in fine condition.
Limited edition printed on hand-made paper. Grey cloth spine with gilt title. Holly decorated boards. B/w chapter headers. 131 pages, edges untrimmed. This is copy no. 163. Corners bumped. Spine slightly darkened. Contents clean.
Music by C. Armstrong Gibbs. Beige cloth spine with gilt title to spine. Pale grey boards. 169 pages, edges untrimmed. Booklist to rear. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Some foxing else contents clean.
Larger format. Black cloth with gilt titles. Blue, black, gold and white illustrations throughout. Contains: Everyman; The Nativity and The Shepherds' Play. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Some scuffs to covers. Page edge browning, with some foxing. A few margin marks. Small inscription in ink to free front endpaper.
Introduction by Basil Dean. The Story of Hassan of Bagdad and how he came to make the Golden Journey to Samarkand. A play. Dark blue silk moire binding. Colour plates. Top edge blue. Cloth is slightly dusty and faded to spine. Gold slipcase is scuffed with a few scratch marks.