Shakespearean Staging, 1599-1642.
King, T. J.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Some wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the lower corner of the front panel. The dj has some wear and rubbing along the edges with some scuffing and light soiling to the covers. 163 pages with illustrations, 3 appendices (1. major scholarship since 1940, 2. plays first printed 1600-1659 which are not included, 3. dramatic texts first printed 1600-1659 which are not plays), endnotes, and indices. "This unique survey of pre-Restoration staging techniques examines all the extent plays first performed by English professional actors during the years 1599-1642, from the autumn when Shakespeare's company first acted at the Globe until the closing of the theaters by order of Parliament." (from dj flap). (Item ID: 12659)