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Book Id: 19sfm0690

Price: $22.20

Title: SYMPHONY FROM THE NEW WORLD - OP.95 by ANTON DVORAK with IMPRESSIONS OF THE SYMPHONY IN E MINOR - PIANO ARRANGEMENT

Author: By ANTON DVORAK Pianoforte arrangment by Paul Juon - ILLUSTRATED by Bruno Frost

Publisher: Collins, London, printed by Arnolds of Norwich, 1946, 1st Ed., Folio, 52pp., 10 COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS by FROST throughout.

Condition:Very large grey cloth-bound hardcover w slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD MINUS CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs, w a clipped FAIR PLUDUSTJACKET w several small repaired tears, name & date to top frcvr & edgewear.

Description: The full-page colour plates showing Bruno Frost's imterpretation of the music are quite unique. Dvorak's tremendous love of freedom is manifested in his Fifth Symphony and in it he portrays the spirit and ideals of the brave new country of America.

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Book Id: 19sfm0628

Price: $12.00

Title: HIT PARADE HEROES - BRITISH BEAT Before THE BEATLES - POP & ROCK MUSIC - FIRST EDITION

Author: Written by Dave McAleer - Foreword by Marty Wilde

Publisher: Hamlyn, London, 1993, First edition, softcover quarto, 160 pages, B/W & 1-2 COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, Chapters & INDEX

Condition:Illustrated stiff-board covers with fold-ins, title to spine & frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION

Description: Hit Parade Heroes if the first major survey of the UK rock'n'roll scene in the seminal years of the late Fifties and very early Sixties. Johnny Ray - Frankie Laine - Ted Heath and His Music - Tommy Steele - Screamin' Lord Sutch and on it goes!

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Book Id: 19sfm0598

Price: $16.40

Title: INDUSTRIAL and BUSINESS FILMS - A Modern Means of Communication

Author: LEOPOLD STORK - Ephemera: 2 page Sheet of HANDLING OF FILM from the Federation of Australian Commercial Television Stations Recommended Engineering

Publisher: Phoenix House, London, 1962 1st Edition, hardcover 8vo with dustjacket, 180 pages, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS (Frontispiece + 12 pages photos), 3 Parts, Glossary & INDEX

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs and to top of outside page edges, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with edgewear

Description: This book explains the different reasons for making business films, and the many ways of showing them to potential clients. It also provides a basic technical background to the craft of film-making, & details the scripting & preparation for making a film

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Book Id: 19sfm0518

Price: $14.10

Title: The LYRICS and LIFE of LORENZ HART Biography by Dorothy HART 1976 1st Edition : "Thou Swell, Thou Witty".

Author: edited and with a memoir by Dorothy Hart

Publisher: Harper & Row, NY, 1976, large 4to hardcover with dj, 192pp., b/w illustrations, lyrics of entire works, film & theatre listings, anecdotes. Deep blue endpapers.

Condition:Handsome crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with blindstamped title to frcov., bright silver title to spine, no inscriptions, a few minor tape-marks to enprs., STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION w an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor edgewear.

Description: Who doesn't remember one of his songs..."Mountain Greenery...My Heart Stood Still, There's a Small Hotel...My Funny valentine...I Didn't Know What Time it Was", or Pal Joey. ephemera included, 1) An errata list of four items 2) An old magazine clipping

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Book Id: 19sfm0394

Price: $13.50

Title: THEIR SUCCEEDING RACE - A Pageant-Play performed by Geelong C. of E. Grammar School in the Centenary Year, 1957

Author: MICHAEL PERSSE Text Illustrations by Michael Lodge EPHEMERA: A four page cut-out from 'Nation' magazine/paper November 5 1960

Publisher: F.W. Cheshire, Melbourne, 1958, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 104pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, grey eprs.

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover w silver title to spine with illust. to cover, slight rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's book-plate to frepr, in an unclipped FAIR PLUS DUSTJACKET with chips & edgewear.

Description: This pageant-play, written for the centenary of Geelong Church of England Grammar School, Victoria, was first performed there in November 1957. The poetic quality lifts this play beyond the level of a purely local effort to Australian literature.

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Book Id: 19sfm0344

Price: $32.40

Title: STUART MASQUES & RENAISSANCE STAGE by Nichol 1937 FIRST EDITION 197 ILLUSTRATIONS

Author: ALLARDYCE NICOLL M.A., Professor of the History of Drama and Dramatic Criticism in Yale University - Author of "The Development of the Theatre".

Publisher: George G. Harrap, London, 1937 1st ed., 4to, 224pp., 197 B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 8 Chapters, Appendix & INDEX.

Condition:Green cloth-bound Hardcover with gilt title to spine & blindstamps to frcvr, sl. rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to fr.paste-down, foxing to eprs & to a few outside page edges, in a GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET

Description: A comprehensive and detailed survey of the staging of the masques presented at Court during the 16th and 17th centuries. The author examines the work of Inigo Jones and his fellow 'architects' in the light of contemporary Italian theatre practices.

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Book Id: 19sfm0211

Price: $18.80

Title: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - His Life and Work

Author: ANTHONY HOLDEN

Publisher: Little, Brown & Co., London, 1999 1st ed., Hardcover 8vo with Dj, 367 Pages COLOUR & B/W PHOTOS/ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, illust. eprs, 12 Chapters Appendix & Index

Condition:Brown H/c title to spine minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear. EPHEMERA : 2 Newspaper articles 1 on The Bard & 1 on Sir John Gielgud

Description: Holden brilliantly interleaves the poet's own words with the known facts to breathe new life into a story never before told in such absorbing detail.

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Book Id: 19sfm0210

Price: $24.80

Title: The READERS ENCYCLOPEDIA of SHAKESPEARE - The Only Encyclopedia of Shakespeare and His Works

Author: Edited by OSCAR JAMES CAMPBELL - Associate Editor Edward G. Quinn

Publisher: MJF Books New York Circa 1998 Copyright 1966 Hardcover Large 8vo with Dj 1014 Pages, Chronology, Genealogical Table, Selected Bibliography, pale blue eprs

Condition:Blue with Grey to spine Hardcover slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear in a clear plastic protective covering, B/W PHOTOS/ILLUSTRATIONS throughout

Description: This encyclopedia brings together the greatest wealth of information on Shakespeare and his works: with more than 2700 entries and deals with all aspects of The Man; The Times; The Characters and more.

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