Publisher:Cassell Australia, North Ryde, New South Wales, 1980
Condition:Very Good Condition
Cassell Australia, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
139 pages, Prologue by author and index. Illustrated endpapers, being a pink and white illustration of a theatrical curtain. The text is illustrated with numerous black and white photographs from Australian variety history, black-and-white illustrations and facsimile reprints of handbills and theatre programmes. Maroon coloured boards with white writing on the spine. A little scuffing to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. Shelfwear to the lower book edges. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a montage of Australian variety personalities against a pink and white background with black-and-white writing on the front panel and spine. A little rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. A history of Australian variety Hall and vaudeville from the 1920s through to the 1960s. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Australia; ISBN: 0726904651. ISBN/EAN: 9780726904653. Inventory No: 0104545.