A Living Theater.
Book Id: 7117
Craig, Edward Gordon. A Living Theater. The Gordon Craig School. The Arena Goldoni. The Mask. Florence 1913. 8vo, 73pp & (7), with a folding plate of Florence after an engraving by F. Rosselli, w/numerous other ills. throughout.. Original yellow printed wrappers, somewhat ruffled edges and spine with a couple of chips, light overall dusting, good+. First edition of this scarce booklet, issued to celebrate and publicize the establishment of Craig's School for the Art of the Theatre at the Arena Goldoni, an open-air theatre in Florence. The booklet contains articles on Florence, the Arena Goldoni, the school, the theatre magazine The Mask (founded by Craig), and several tributes to Craig from around the world. Craig himself contributes a Foreword and an article, "What My School Needs". The illustrations include drawings of the Arena Goldoni and various wood-engravings from The Mask.