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Playgoer/Jul-Aug 1911 Vol.4 No.22: POMANDER WALK - Parker (Playhouse/29 June 1911)
Cover portrait (in colour) of Cyril Maude and Maidie Hope; 35 excellent photos of the production of POMANDER WALK, featuring Cyril Maude, Maidie Hope, Kathleen Jones, Rudge Harding, Emma Chambers, John Harwood, Reginald Owen, Margery Maude, Ethel Ross, Frederick Culley, Norman Forbes, Winifred Emery; The Story of the Play; large photo of Louis N.Parker (author); photo of Marie Tempest, etc. etc. [44pp, 12x9; loose covers, rusty staples; complete issue w.colour souvenir print of Cyril Maude and Maidie Hope in POMANDER WALK] £8

Playgoer/Oct-Nov 1911 Vol.5 No.25: MAN AND SUPERMAN - George Bernard Shaw (Criterion/28 Sep 1911)
Cover portrait (in colour) of Mr.Robert Loraine and Miss Pauline Chase; c29 excellent photos of the production of MAN AND SUPERMAN, featuring Robert Loraine, Pauline Chase, Ernest Mainwaring, Agnes Thomas, Doris Lytton, Edmund Gwenn, Ion Swinley, Guy Standing, and Edward Sass; The Story of the Play; Mr.Robert Loraine - Actor and Producer; Reviews of the Drama of the Month: THE GREAT NAME, THE OGRE, THE HOPE, MARRIED BY DEGREES, and RIP VAN WINKLE (w.photograph) etc. [46pp, 10x8; cover detached and tatty, contents VG] £4

Playgoer/Nov-Dec 1911 Vol.5 No.26: THE MOUSME - Lionel Monckton, Howard Talbot (Shaftesbury/9 Sep 1911)
Cover portrait (in colour) of Miss Cicely Courtneidge and Miss Florence Smithson; 45+ excellent photos of the production of THE MOUSME, featuring Florence Smithson, Cicely Courtneidge, Harry Welchman, George Hestor, George Elton, Dan Rolyat, Alfred H.Majilton, Harry Ray, Nelson Keys, Ada Blanche, and Eric Maturin; The Story of the Play; About the Players; Reviews of the Drama of the Month: ROMEO AND JULIET (w.Vernon Steel, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Rosina Filippi, Louis Calvert), THE MARIONETTES, THE SPRING MAID, THE LOVE MILLS, SUMURUN and BONITA etc. [44pp, 8x10; front cover detached and tatty, back cover missing, tear to inner pages; a reading copy only] £2

Playgoer/Dec-Jan 1911-12 Vol.5 No.27: THE PERPLEXED HUSBAND - Alfred Sutro (Wyndham's/12 Sep 1911)
30+ excellent photos of the production of THE PERPLEXED HUSBAND, featuring Gerald du Maurier, Athene Seyler, A.E.Benedict, E.Lyall Swete, Maude Millett, Enid Bell, Henrietta Watson; The Story of the Play; article on Alfred Sutro; photo of Miss Unity More; Drama of the Month - THE HONEYMOON (by Arnold Bennett), THE GLAD EYE, DAD, LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN (by Oscar Wilde; w.Marion Terry, Dawson Milward, Lilian Braithwaite, Ernest Thesiger, Owen Nares), THE THREE MUSKETEERS (w.Austen Milroy), THE UNINVITED GUEST (w.Charles Hawtrey); review of LUCRECE BORGIA (w.Sarah Bernhardt); etc. etc. [46pp, 10x8; cover missing, but otherwise complete; rusty staples, minor tears else VG] £3

Playgoer/Jan-Feb 1912 Vol.5 No.28: THE MIRACLE - Vollmoller (Olympia/23 Dec 1911)
Cover portrait (in colour) of 'The Nun' in THE MIRACLE; 25 excellent photos of the production of THE MIRACLE, featuring an unnamed cast, and with production by Max Reinhardt, music by Professor Engelbert Humperdinck; The Story of 'The Miracle'; biographical notes (w.photographic portraits) on Max Reinhardt, Professor Engelbert Humperdinck, Dr.Karl Vollmoller; photographic portraits of 'Men of Affairs at Olympia': Ernst Stern (designer), Professor Gustav Hollaender (conductor), F.H.Payne (Managing Director of Olympia), C.B.Cochran (General Manager and Promoter) etc. etc. [36pp, 10x8; minor edge damage and small bite to front cover, rusty staples; complete w.coloured souvenir print of 'The Nun' in THE MIRACLE] £8

Playgoer/Feb-Mch 1912 Vol.5 No.29: SWEET NELL OF OLD DRURY - Paul Kester (New London/28 Dec 1911)
Cover portrait (in colour) of Julia Neilson as Nell Gwyn; 50+ excellent photos of the production of SWEET NELL OF OLD DRURY, featuring Julia Neilson, Malcolm Cherry, Frederick Groves, Arthur Williams, Arthur Applin, James Berry, Molly Terraine, Horace Hodges; The Story of the Play (Nell Gwyn: from Orange Girl to King's Favourite); "Miss Julia Neilson chats about Sweet Nell"; photo of Fred Terry; Reviews - OEDIPUS REX (w.Martin Harvey; production by Max Reinhardt), BELLA DONNA (w.George Alexander), A MESSAGE FROM MARS (w.Charles Hawtrey; w.production photo) etc. etc. [54pp, 10x8; small bite to front cover; covers and seven pages detached from rusty staples; but a complete issue, w.coloured souvenir print of Julia Neilson as Nell Gwyn in 'Sweet Nell of Old Drury'] £7

Playgoer/Apr-May 1912 Vol.6 No.31: THE PINK LADY - Ivan Caryll (Globe/11 Apr 1912)
Cover portrait (in colour) of Hazel Dawn as Mollie Blair; 22 excellent photos of the production of THE PINK LADY, featuring Hazel Dawn, Frances Gordon, Scott Welsh, Alice Dovey, Louise Kelley, Frank Lalor, Jack Henderson, Craufurd Kent, Jackson Sadler, Alice Hegeman; The Story of the Play (w.6 cast photos); About The Players (w.3 cast photos); Reviews of the Drama of the Month: KIPPS (w.O.B.Clarence), PROUD MAISIE, A MEMBER OF TATTERALL'S (w.Rutland Barrington), 98.9 (w.Robert Loraine, Mabel Love), THE MONK AND THE WOMAN (w.Basil Gill), THE CHALK LINE, and WOMAN AND WINE; The Variety Theatres; The Drama in Paris etc. [42pp, 10x8; cover tatty, rusty staples, contents VG] (£7) SOLD

Playgoer/May-Jun 1912 Vol.6 No.32: AT THE BARN - Anthony P.Wharton (Prince of Wales/11 Apr 1912)
Cover portrait (in colour) of Marie Tempest as Mollie Blair; 34 excellent photos of the production of AT THE BARN, featuring Marie Tempest, Norman Trevor, C.V.France, Ernest Mainwaring, Graham Browne, Charles Weir, Kate Sergeantson, Marguerite Leslie; The Story of the Play; About The Players; Reviews of Drama of the Month: OTHELLO (w.Herbert Beerbohm-Tree, Laurence Irving, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Ernest Thesiger), BEN HUR (w.Arthur Wontner, Reginald Owen), JELF'S (w.Gerald du Maurier), RUTHERFORD AND SON (w.Norman McKinnel), IMPROPER PETER (w.Arthur Bourchier, Julia James); The Variety Theatres; Theatre in Paris; etc. etc. [44pp, 10x8; cover slightly tatty, rusty staples, else VG] £7

Playgoer/Jun-Jul 1912 Vol.6 No.33: PRINCESS CAPRICE - Leo Fall (Shaftesbury/11 May 1912)
Cover portrait (in colour) of Miss Clara Evelyn and Mr Harry Welchman; 30 excellent photos of the production of PRINCESS CAPRICE, featuring George Graves, Clara Evelyn, Harry Welchman, George Elton, Courtice Pounds, Cicely Courtneidge, Fred Leslie, and Marie Blanche; The Story of the Play (w.6 cast photos); About The Players; Reviews of Drama of the Month: LOVE - AND WHAT THEN? (w.Cyril Maude), THE FIVE FRANKFORTERS (w.Louis Calvert, Henry Ainley, Leon Quartermaine), LOOKING FOR TROUBLE, THE JEW OF PRAGUE (w.Ben Webster), THE DOUBLE GAME, and THE SPANISH LOVERS; The London Opera House; The Variety Theatres; The Drama in Paris etc. etc. [38pp, 10x8; front cover detached, back cover missing, contents VG] £4

Playgoer/Jul-Aug 1912 Vol.6 No.34: FIND THE WOMAN - Charles Klein (Garrick/17 Jun 1912)
Cover portrait of Arthur Bourchier; 33 excellent photos of the production of FIND THE WOMAN, featuring Violet Vanbrugh, Lydia Bilbroke, Julian Royce, A.E.Matthews, Cyril H.Sworder, James Carew, Kenyon Musgrave, Herbert Bunston, Arthur Bourchier; The Story of the Play (w.6 cast photos); Mr Charles Klein, The Author; Reviews of Drama of the Month: ANN, THE AMAZONS (w.Phyllis Neilson Terry, Marie Lohr, Weedon Grossmith, Godfrey Tearle, Dion Boucicault, Ruth Mackay), and THE WOMEN OF FRANCE; The Variety Theatres etc. [36pp, 10x8; w. 7.5x10 souvenir print of Arthur Bourchier; cover detached, rusty staples, else VG] £7


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