The Mask -- Volume Twelve Number One January 1926. Edward Gordon Craig.
The Mask -- Volume Twelve Number One January 1926
The Mask -- Volume Twelve Number One January 1926

The Mask -- Volume Twelve Number One January 1926

Florence, Italy: Edward Gordon Craig, 1926. Paperback. [6], 48, [6] p., frontispiece, 4 leaves of plates: in-text illustrations, plans; 23 cm. Orange wrappers printed in black. Six unpaginated pages of advertisements precede text. Frontispiece is a design by Edward Gordon Craig for The Beggars' Opera. Pages are unopened. 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, contents include: François Joseph Talma: An Intimate Account of the Great French Actor by His Gardener Pierre Louette, translated by D. Nevile Lees, with a foreword and biographical note; The Opera House of the Palace of Versailles by Gordon Craig; The Colossus G.B.S. [George Bernard Shaw]; Giuseppe Bibiena: A Note by Allen Carric [Craig]; Victor Hugo and Sarah Bernhardt; Thanks to Mr. George Moore; Pirandello and His Originality by Henry Phips; A Little Theatre of the 17th Century: Pratolino by Jan van Holt; and book and magazine reviews. The final 6 unpaginated pages contain advertisements for theater-related publications. A scarce issue of this important theater publication. In Fair+ Condition: sections are separating; much of paper over spine is lacking; fore-edges and lower edges of wrappers heavily chipped; wrappers are lightly soiled; pages and plates are clean and bright. Fair +. Item #002269

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