HOYTS THEATRES LTD.
[MELBOURNE; CINEMA] New Screen News. Volume 8, number 11. October 13, 1945. [Hoyts Suburban Theatres’ 25th Anniversary issue]
Melbourne : Hoyts Theatres Ltd, 1945. Folio, original pictorial wrappers featuring Vivian Austin inviting readers ‘to celebrate Hoyts Suburban Theatres’ 25th Anniversary’, lower wrapper featuring Errol Flynn in Gentleman Jim and Rosalind Russell in Roughly Speaking; 11 pp, photographically illustrated throughout; a fine copy. This extra-large format Anniversary issue of Hoyts’ New Screen News previews …
HOYTS THEATRES LTD.
[Also titled]. The Regent, Melbourne. Direction: Hoyts Theatres Ltd. Managing Directors G.F. Griffith & F.W. Thring. Erected to the enhancement of the Motion Picture and allied Arts, dedicated and opened Friday March 15th 1929. [Melbourne] : Hoyts Theatres Ltd, 1929. Large quarto (310 x 250 mm), original decorative wrappers (some mild foxing and creasing),  pp, with …
The following artists have been engaged: musical director, Charles Jarvis, Australia’s leading pianiste … Arthur Cooper, brilliant tenor … Miss May White, the popular refined balladist … Jack Elton, comedian … Jarvis, creative juggler and hoop spinner … Humorous and Interesting Pictures just arrived will be shown for the first time …. [Melbourne] : S.G. …
S.l. : Affiliated Magazines Inc. c.1953. Duodecimo, illustrated colour wrappers, unpaginated. Also includes the article Did Marilyn need a helping hand? by Peter Sherwood. Illustrated with 60 black and white plates. Very fine copy. Published around the time of the release of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Scarce. “Marilyn is the most female girl I have ever met in …
HUMPHRIES, Barry (1934 - )
Melbourne : Comedy Theatre, . Large octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled,  pp, b/w photographic plates, advertisements; a fine copy of this scarce theatre programme (which contains much satirical material not included in the performance itself) for one of Humphries’ early one-man shows.
[LAURENCIN, Marie; COCTEAU, Jean; MILHAUD, Darius; POULENC, Francis]
[BALLETS RUSSES] Les biches. Théâtre Serge de Diaghilew. Marie Laurencin / Jean Cocteau / Darius Milhaud / Francis Poulenc
Paris : Editions des Quatre Chemins, 1924. Edition limited to 335 copies, this being one of 200 (number 148) on vélin d’Arches. Two volumes, quarto (285 x 228 mm), original card covers (offsetting along spines) with hand coloured lithograph by Marie Laurencin to front; I. frontispiece portrait drawing of Laurencin by Jean Cocteau,  pp, …
[BRAQUE, Georges; COCTEAU, Jean; LALOY, Louis; AURIC, Georges]
[BALLETS RUSSES] Les fâcheux. Théâtre Serge de Diaghilew. Georges Braque / Jean Cocteau / Louis Laloy / Georges Auric
Paris : Editions des Quatre Chemins, 1924. Edition limited to 500 copies, this being one of 385 (number 112) on vélin d’Arches. Two volumes, quarto (285 x 228 mm), original card covers (offsetting along spines) with hand coloured lithograph by Georges Braque to front; I.  pp,  plates; II. frontispiece photographic portrait of Braque …
HUMPHRIES, Barry (1934 - )
South Yarra, Vic. : Playbox Theatre, . Large octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled,  pp, b/w photographic illustrations, advertisements; a fine copy of this theatre programme for one of Humphries’ early one-man shows.
New York : Dover Publications, 1979. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (a couple of short tears), pp. 48, illustrated in colour with the designer’s fabulous art deco costume designs. Limited to 1300 copies signed by the artist.
[U.K.] : s.n., [c.1950]. Oblong quarto, cloth backed boards with illustrated title design in pen and ink on card onlaid to front (repaired tear at bottom corner), with a smaller illustrated design on lower board, metal clasp to spine; title leaf and 86 pp, manuscript in ink, with numerous drawings and decorations in pen and …
ADELAIDE CHORAL SOCIETY
[Adelaide] : [Adelaide Choral Society], 1906. Broadside, 280 x 215 mm, printed recto only in blue ink on buff paper; paper toned, old horizontal and vertical fold lines with short tears at ends of each, chipped at upper right edge.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. Octavo, decorated cloth, owner’s name to front pastedown, pp. viii; ; 111, illustrated. Musical anecdotes from the jazz age.
LIFAR, Serge (1905-1986); DIAGHILEV, Serge (1872-1929)
Paris : Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1939. Exhibition catalogue. Quarto, original printed wrappers with pictorial onlay on gold paper featuring a costume design by Bakst; 39 pp, illustrated with 35 b/w photographic reproductions; lists 555 costume and set designs by Benois, Bakst, Picasso, Matisse, Derain, Braque, Laurencin, Chririco, Gris, Rouault, Survage, Utrillo, Larionov, etc.; text …
[Melbourne : J.C. Williamson, 1904]. Quarto, original pictorial wrappers with onlaid portrait of Miss Tittell Brune (a little sunned at edges of wrappers, mild creasing at corners), original ties,  pp, with 7 full-page photographic plates by Talma Studios; a fine copy. Minnie Tittell Brune (1875-1974) was an American actress who was a major success on Australian …
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; [HESS, Julia Myra, Dame, 1890-1965]
Revised and fingered by Dr. Hans von Bülow and Dr. Sigmund Lebert. Translations by Dr. Theodore Baker. With a biographical sketch of the composer by Theodore Baker. In two books. Book 1: 17 sonatas. New York : G. Schirmer, Inc., 1923. Quarto, in a custom binding for the celebrated British pianist Dame Myra Hess, of …
[CLYNES, Manfred, b.1925]
The University of Melbourne … presents Manfred Clynes, “Pianist of world stature”. Repeat performance. Bach’s monumental Goldberg Variations …
[Melbourne : The University of Melbourne, 1950]. Broadside , 290 x 225 mm, printed on both sides, illustrated; verso with biography of Clynes and contemporary Australian newspaper reviews of his performances; original horizontal fold, in good condition. Scarce flyer for a concert at the Melbourne Assembly Hall on 7 August 1950, given by Vienna-born emigre …