The Mask: An Illustrated Quarterly of the Art of the Theatre -- Volume Eleven, Number Three July 1925. Edward Gordon Craig.
The Mask: An Illustrated Quarterly of the Art of the Theatre -- Volume Eleven, Number Three July 1925

The Mask: An Illustrated Quarterly of the Art of the Theatre -- Volume Eleven, Number Three July 1925

Florence, Italy: Edward Gordon Craig, 1925. Paperback. [6], [97]-150, [8] p., frontispiece: illustrations, including 31 pages of maps; 23 cm. Orange wrappers printed in black. Six unpaginated pages of advertisements precede text. Pages are unopened. Stamp of the North Carolina College for Women on front wrapper. Edward Gordon Craig, son of actress Ellen Terry, was a theater director, critic, and theater designer. He published the first international theater periodical, The Mask, from 1908 to 1929. In addition to anonymous and pseudonymous contributions by Craig, this issue consists almost entirely of Plan de Paris Commence l'Annee 1734, dessine et grave sous les Ordres de Michel-Etienne Turgot, Prevot des Marchands etc. acheve et grave en 1739. This birdseye view of Paris, produced in 1739 by Michel Etienne Turgot, is accompanied by notes and commentary by Craig on the theatrical history of each section of the city. The final 8 unpaginated pages contain advertisements for theater-related publications. A scarce issue of this important theater publication. In Good- Condition: front wrapper detached but present; wrappers lightly soiled; edges of front wrapper have significant chipping and loss, although only loss of text is at lower edge; lower edge of back wrapper somewhat chipped; lacking some paper over spine; separating between sections; pages are clean and bright. Good -. Item #002267

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