Design in the Theatre: A Special Winter Number of The Studio, 1927-8
London, The Studio 1927
vii+ 31pp plus 119 photogravure plates, 8 in colour and 5pp period ads. Paper wraps worn at spine, else very good indeed. A special edition of The Studio Magazine focusing on theatrical design including sets, costumes and the work of British and Continental designers. With commentary by George Sherringham and James Laver, together with literary contributions by E. Gordon Craig, Charles B. Cochran and Nigel Playfair. The text is accompanied by a fascinating collection of plates, showing sketches and photographs of elaborate costumes and scenery with a strong 1920s aesthetic.