Pitman, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
1.7 kg.; 320 pages, foreword by Sir John Gielgud, glossary, index of entries, index, acknowledgements, general credits, artist credits, and picture credits. Dark red coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with copious coloured and black-and-white photographs, coloured and black-and-white illustrations and black-and-white line drawings. Black coloured boards with gilt writing to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing and scuffing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Gift inscription to the free front endpaper along with previous owner's name. Also to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper 2 erasure marks. Photographic dustwrapper, showing an actor in the role of a puppet, against a black background with white writing to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip a few marks to the dustwrapper panels. There is a 1.5 " tear to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel with associated creasing. " The Entertainers is a unique biographical Encyclopaedia of the live theatre. Here, for the first time, is a beautiful fact filled record of entertainers, chronologically arranged and with hundreds of illustrations many of them in print for the first time." -- from the front fold over panel. This is the first Australian edition. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Biography -- Arts; ISBN: 0858967936. ISBN/EAN: 9780858967939. Inventory No: 0105286.