The Chinese Theatre by Chu-Chia-Chien, Translated from the french by James A. Graham with ... The Chinese Theatre by Chu-Chia-Chien, Translated from the french by James A. Graham with ...

The Chinese Theatre by Chu-Chia-Chien, Translated from the french by James A. Graham with Illustrations from paintings, sketches and crayon drawings by Alexandre Jacovleff.


Published by London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, MCMXXII.
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Title: The Chinese Theatre by Chu-Chia-Chien, ...

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, MCMXXII.

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1 volume in-folio, couverture cartonnée illustrée d'une figure contrecollée, dos restauré en plein cuir, 36 pp. , enrichi de 9 peintures en couleurs et de 21 dessins de la plume de Jacovleff ainsi que de 10 gravures liées au théâtre, très bon état. Mention à la plume d'un ancien propriétaire, Oliver Tennyson Foster, datée d'avril 1923, à Shanghai. A superb study, fully illustrated dedicated to the Chinese Theatre. Contents: Preface - The Chinese Theatre: its origin - The Theatres - The double role of the Theatre - Actors and Actresses - Orchestra and Music - Wings, Greenroom, Discipline, Superstitions - The shows - Analysis of the Plays - Characters in the Plays - Costumes and Stage Decorations - Make-up and Disguises - Some symbolic and representative objects - Sources from which the Plays are drawn - Conclusion - Theatrical Engravings. Bookseller Inventory # 3366

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