Lot 21
  • 21


400 - 600 GBP
500 GBP
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  • Theatre
  • A collection of playscripts and programmes, comprising:
  • paper
i) [John Gay]. The Beggar’s Opera…revised edition…Arranged for the voice and pianoforte. London: Boosey & Co., 1926, 4to, tabs added to mark each song, original printed wrappers, worn

ii) Clemence Dane and Richard Addinsell. The Happy Hypocrite. A Play in Words and Music. c.1936, typed script, square 8vo, VIVIEN’S LEIGH’S COPY with her ownership signature on the upper wrapper, original printed wrappers, some staining to page edges, wrappers a little worn

iii) Jacques Deval. Tovarich. New York: Samuel French, 1937, 8vo, PROBABLY THE DIRECTOR’S COPY, with pencil annotations throughout, inscribed “DM” [Delbert Mann] on the upper wrapper, original printed wrappers; 

iv) Helen Jerome. Charlotte Corday. London: Hamish Hamilton, [1937], 8vo, THE PLAYWRIGHT’S COPY, with her annotations and emendations throughout, inscribed “The following cuts made by the author in March 1938” above the Character list, original green cloth, front free endpaper removed

v) Programme for the 1955 season of the Shakespeare Memorial Company, original printed wrappers; 

vi) Theatre programme for Titus Andronicus at the Stoll Theatre, London, first performance 1 July 1957, original printed wrappers; 

vii) Theatre programme for Duel of Angels at the Apollo Theatre, London, first performance 24 April 1958, original printed wrappers; 

viii) Playbill. Volume 3. Number 4. April 1966, 8vo, with a feature on Chekov’s Ivanov at the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York starring Vivien Leigh, original printed wrappers; 

xi) Promotional booklet for Ivanov. c.1966, square 4to, featuring biographies of the cast, original printed wrappers (9)