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The Teaching of Dramatic Art and other essays

£14.99

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This little book, compiled by admirers of Myfanwy James after her death in 1961, contains a selection of her written essays on drama, life, and the teaching of dramatic art. Although her own stage career was cut short by ill-health, she helped many students prepare for their own careers, teaching elocution and drama for over 35 years at the Bristol and West of England Academy of Elocution and Dramatic Art, where she was the Principal. The book has become a standard textbook for any student of the dramatic arts.

Our copy is interesting by virtue of having neatly pencilled explanations of the two names on the front pastedown and free fep - the editor (Myfanwy's nephew) and the recipient of the book (evidently known to his friends by one of his middle names). The book is in very nice condition, bound in maroon cloth with a gilt crest (?Shakespeare family) on the front cover, and title etc in gilt lettering on the spine. A plastic cover has protected the book from damage, but has a portion missing at the top of the front. Inside, the binding is firm, and all pages clean and bright. As mentioned above, the front endpaper is adorned with a gift inscription from the editor, a white address label with the recipient's name and address printed, and neat pencilled notations identifying each of these.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition, signed by editor
Author(s):
James, M.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 13.5 x 1 cm
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
Shakespeare Head Press
Title:
The Teaching of Dramatic Art and other essays

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This little book, compiled by admirers of Myfanwy James after her death in 1961, contains a selection of her written essays on drama, life, and the teaching of dramatic art. Although her own stage career was cut short by ill-health, she helped many students prepare for their own careers, teaching elocution and drama for over 35 years at the Bristol and West of England Academy of Elocution and Dramatic Art, where she was the Principal. The book has become a standard textbook for any student of the dramatic arts.

Our copy is interesting by virtue of having neatly pencilled explanations of the two names on the front pastedown and free fep - the editor (Myfanwy's nephew) and the recipient of the book (evidently known to his friends by one of his middle names). The book is in very nice condition, bound in maroon cloth with a gilt crest (?Shakespeare family) on the front cover, and title etc in gilt lettering on the spine. A plastic cover has protected the book from damage, but has a portion missing at the top of the front. Inside, the binding is firm, and all pages clean and bright. As mentioned above, the front endpaper is adorned with a gift inscription from the editor, a white address label with the recipient's name and address printed, and neat pencilled notations identifying each of these.

Added value:
1st edition, signed by editor
Author(s):
James, M.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 13.5 x 1 cm
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
Shakespeare Head Press
Title:
The Teaching of Dramatic Art and other essays

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