Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists. Rupert Mason, George Sheringham, R. Boyd Morrison.
Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists.
Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists.
Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists.
Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists.
Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists.
Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists.
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Robes of Thespis. Costume Design by Modern Artists.

London: Ernest Benn, 1928. Quarto. (xvi), (144)pp., + 111 plates. First edition. One of twenty-five copies printed on handmade paper, specially bound, and with two color plates not included in the regular edition. Illustrated with plates in black & white and color, and with numerous text figures. A collection of essays on various aspects of costume design. Max Beerbohm contributed a chapter on fantasy in costume design; Abbey Theater director Lennox Robinson and others weighed in on Irish dramatic costume, while Beaumont Press founder Cyril W. Beaumont wrote about costumes for ballet. These chapters are accompanied by costume designs from such noted designers and artists as Edward Gordon Craig, Edmund Dulac, Charles Ricketts, Claud Lovat Fraser, William Nicholson, and Paul Nash. A sumptuous production, and a fine copy in publisher's vellum-backed, gilt-stamped gray cloth. Item #25673

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