This is the first of four issues published for 1924. , 46,  p., frontispiece and 5 leaves of plates: in-text illustrations; 23 cm. Orange wrappers printed in black. Wrapper title: The Mask: An Illustrated Journal of the Art of the Theatre. Includes 8 unpaginated pages with title page and table of contents for vol. 10 as a whole, to be bound with the four issues (although not bound here). Four unpaginated pages of advertisements precede text. 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: Perpetual Motion by Alan Noble Monkhouse; Some Comments on Mr. Monkhouse's Article by Edward Gordon Craig; Acca: A New Stage Language; London and Cotton Wool: With a Protest Against Improvisation in the Theatre by Henry Phips; and book reviews. The final 6 unpaginated pages contain advertisements for theater-related publications. A scarce issue of this important theater publication. In Good Condition: lacking front wrapper; loss of most paper along spine; fore-edges of back wrapper chipped; pages and plates are clean and bright. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Mask: A Journal of the Art of the ...
Publisher: Edward Gordon Craig
Publication Date: 1924
Book Condition: Good
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