Vanessa Parker Rare Books Rodger Grimes Antiques, Prints, and Maps
                                                                                                                                                   JUST CLICK ROGERS NAME to go to the Antiques site.
WE ARE ON THE GREENWAY & THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY ! & Totally  Unique to Ireland.                                                Members of the Irish The vast majority of our stock is purchaced privately by invitaion.
 Irish Antiques Dealers Association Members. 
           We also Purchase single items to entire Library & house contents.                                                                 The Antiques Road show,
                                                                                                                                                      The Premier Antiques Dealers of Ireland.
Valuations of Antiques, Books , Maps, Prints  & Paintings. 
Consultant service  for Early Antiques & Books                                                                       


Quick Search

Gift Cards Available.
Checkout a Gift Card


Theatre & Music

 - 16 items found in your search
Theatre & Music

Click on Title to view full description

1 Guy H Walmisley & Claude A Walmisley Tit Willow, or Notes and Jottings on Gilbert and Sullivan Operas
First Edition Very Good Good in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall illustrated 
Dj & boards are damp stained otherwise very good. No date or publisher stated. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
2 J m Barrie Quality Street
London Hodder & Stoughton 1901 First Thus Hard Back Decorated Boards Very Good No Dj Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hugh Thomsom 
A nice clean copy with gilt titles and heavily embelished boards surrounding young ladies taking tea in regency dress, illustrated end papers, 22 wonderful tipped in colour plates in soft watercolour prints, Hugh Thomson 1860 - 1920 a brilliant illustrator was born in Colraine Co Derry. 
Price: 103.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
3 John G Ives John Waters
New York Thunder`s Mouth Press 1992 First Paper Back As New Photograghs By F-stop Fitzgerald 

Price: 9.00 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
4 John Waters Trash Trio. Three Screen Plays, Pink Flamingos. Desperate Living. And Flamingos Forever.
New York Vintage 1988 First Paper Back Very Good Ills 

Price: 9.00 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
5 Louis Engel From Handel to Halle, Biographical Sketches
London Swan Sonnennschein 1890 First Edition Decorated Cloth. Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall illustrated 
Illustrated with 14 plates 251pp. Some foxing. Gilt title and gilt picture of Handel & Halle on the front board. 
Price: 130.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
6 Mr De Moliere The Works of Mr De Moliere
London Bernard Lintott 1714 First English Collected Edition. Vol 3 Full Brown Calf. Poor 12 Mo 
The Scarce first collected edition. The third volume. containing the Princes Elis.... The Forced Marriage..... Love the Best Physician..... The Man-Hater.....The Forced Physician..... The Sicilian or Love makes a Painter. Amphitryon or the two Sosias. Binding is in poor condition with leather distressed but all holdin & fairly tight.Priced acordingly. 
Price: 49.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
7 Mr William Wycherly. Wychely Wm. Mr Congreve. Duke of Buckinham, Plays Written By Mr Wm Wycherly, Containing , the Country Wife, t
London Printed for B Motte, W Feales, R Wellington, J Brindley, C Corbett & B Wellington 1735 First Edition Thus Full Brown Calf. Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Illustrated with Frontice Plates 
The title page states the titles but in fact the book has different plays to those stated , it has the country wife 105PP. The Rehearsal as it is now acted at the theatre Royal , by George , lthe bate Duke of Buckingham. to which is added a key or critical view of the authors and their writings expos`d in this play. Lond printed for J Brindley, book seller in new Bond st, S Birt , C Hitch, T Osborne , T Waller, C Corbett, R New, 1755 fifteenth edition 59 pp. plus the Key that critical view of the authors 24pp. The way of the world a comedy, written by Mr Congreve, printed for J Tonson, sold by W Feales at Rows head the corner of Essex st the Strand London 8299. Love for Love A comedy, written by Mr Congreve printed by J & R Tonsen & S Draper London 106pp. each play has an engraving with a scene from the play, the Congreve title pages have a vignette of him in an oval frame. Bound in contemorary calf with raised bands gilt title and embelishments to the compartments now all very faded git ruling to the outside of the boards hinges `weak and starting but holding well. Nice book plate of Sir John Reade. Please see our book no 003629 for a matchingly bound volume by Mr Congreve , Mr Wycherley, Richard Steele, Sir John Vanburgh 
Price: 337.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
8 O l Hatcher A Book for Shakespear`s Plays and Pagents . A Treasury of Elizabethan & Shakespearean Detail for Producers, Stage Managers, Actors, Artists, and Students.
London J M Dent & Sons First Edition Hard Back Very Good Fine in Protector 8 Vo Heavy Email 4 Postage Cost illustrated 
A very scarce book on how to stage A Shakespearean play 339pp. in superb condition. 
Price: 52.20 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
Oeuvres De p Corneille Theatre Complet., P Corneille
9 P Corneille Oeuvres De p Corneille Theatre Complet.
Paris Garnier Freres 19thc Reprints Full Morocco Hard Back Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Colour Illustrations 
A sdcarce fabulously bound three volume set in red marocco raised bands with gilt ruling and gilt embelishments of a face & titles , blind ruling on the boards gilt edges all round marbled end papers beautifully illustrated with 12 colour illustrations , form the library of The Macdermot, Coolavin, Sligo, The Prince of Connaught , with his signature on the fep of each volume some scattered foxing through out, A very handsome set. 
Price: 292.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
10 Rev Alaxander Dyce, Liegh Hunt, George Darley The Works of Marlowe,Webster, Beumont & Fletcher, Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, Farquhar.
London George Routledge & Sons 1870 New Edition Full Morocco Very Good 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Frontis 
A very handsome five volume set of great British authors and playrights all volumes are bound in green Morocco with raised bands gilt ruling title and embelishments to the compartments all very bright marbled eps and all edges. They including the works of Christopher Marlowe, with some account of him by the Rev Alexander Dyce 1870 407pp. with index. damp stained on rear board. The works of John Webster, with some account of the author and notes by the rev Alexander Dyce 1871 383pp. including index. Dramatic works of Wycherley, Congreve , Vanbrugh & Farquhar, with biographical & critical notice Frontice of William Wycherly & etching of his birth place on title page which has some shadowing of the frontice 1871. Two volumes The works of Beaumont and Fletcher with an itroduction by George Darley Volume 1 the works of Fletcher frontis portrait of John Fletcher and an engraving of the ruins of Grace Dieue Leicestershire ? with shadowing of the frontis on the title page, 720pp. Volume 2 mainly the works of Francis beaumont frontis engraving of Francis Beaumont with an engraving of St Saviours church Southwark 645pp. again shadowing on the title page all books have a small amount of foxing on eps and first few pages but all very good , books are very heavy please email for shipping costs. 
Price: 315.00 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
11 Richard Brinsley Sheridan School for Scandal
London Hodder & Stoughton First Thus Decorated Boards Hard Back Very Good No Dj Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hugh Thomsom 
Another finely illustrated book by Colraine artist Hugh Thomsom 1860-1920 his twenty five tipped in delicately executed prints of water colours are truly beautiful. The boards are a trifle rubbed at the edges with profuse gilt emblems of fans and regency people are all over the front board and spine. 196pp. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
The Works of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with a Memoir By James p Browne M.D., Richard Brinsley Sheridan
12 Richard Brinsley Sheridan The Works of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with a Memoir By James p Browne M.D.
London Bickers & Son 1873 Decorated Cloth. Very Good 8vo Its Heavy, So a Bit More Postage. Frontice Plate 
Book is just a little loose 572 p.p. plus 16p.p. of adverts 
Price: 54.00 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
13 Rob Burt Michael Wells The Beatles Story, Rockups
London Orbis Publishing Ltd 1985 First Edition Pictorial card cover Very Good No Jacket as called for Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Mike Peterkin & Pete Cambell 
Four double page pop ups and movables, of the Beatles playing in classic gigs all in very good order no sound as it claims , scarce. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
14 Rostand Edmond Cyrano De Bergerac. Comedie Heroique En Cinq Actes
Paris Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle 1899 Reprint Hard Back White Cloth Very Good No Dj 8V0 
The psine in in off white cloth resembeling vellum worn in places leather dark green label with gilt titles blue boards pages are rough cut and slightly tanned at the edges, 225 pp. french lanquage book. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
Achill, Sean Lysaght
15 Sean Lysaght Achill
Lugnafahy, Westport, Mayo, Ireland. Stonechat Editions 2013 0956891837 / 9780956891839 First Edition Paper Back New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Sean Lysaght is Westports poet, here he branches out to playwriting and has created a very interesting interlectual play, hopefully the first of many. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart
16 Sir Richard Steele, Mr Congreve, Sir John Vanburgh, The Funeral or Grief a La Mode , a Comedy By Sir Richard Steele, the Double Dealer a Comedy By Mr Congreve , the Relapse or Vitue in Danger a Comedy By Sir John Vanbrugh.
Rowes Head, The Dolphin & Crown Addisons Head, et Various Including Jacob Tonson , W Feales R Wellington, C Corbett J Brindley A Bettesworth, F Clay , B Wellinton 1735 First Edition Thus Full Brown Calf. Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Illustrated with Engraved Frintices 
Another scarce volume of early English plays (please see our catalogue no on ABE 003628 for a matching volume, ) Bound in full calf some damage to the leather general wear and some tears spine shows it is split in the middle but strings are holding hinges starting but holding well gilt title and embelishments to the compartments faded to almost gone strips of leather missing on the boards not but still too bad with polish on. First play the funeral by Sir Richard Steele 93pp. Next the Gentleman Dancing Master 1735 by Mr Congreve, 118 pp. next the Double Dealer by Mr Congreve 1735, 107pp. Lastly the Relapse or viture in danger by SirnJohn Vanbrugh 1740, Sir John Vanbrugh Designed Blenham palace 206pp. all with an epligue all with an engraved frontise plate all comedys. Fine book plate of Sir John Reade. 
Price: 292.50 EUR
Add to Shopping Cart


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by