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Masks by W.T. Benda - 1st - 1944 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Masks

by W.T. Benda

Condition: Collectible; Fine/Very Good


New York: Watson-Guptill, 1944. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. A very impressive copy of the 1944 1st edition of this unusual look at the technique of mask-making by one of its great practitioners. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG+ to Near Fine dustjacket. Light chipping to the spine crown and several very small closed tears at the rear panel. Quarto, wonderfully illustrated thruout (plus photos of 75 of his most popular masks) by W.T. Benda himself.


  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10414
  • Title: Masks
  • Author: W.T. Benda
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Collectible; Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1944
  • Keywords: rare puppetry, mask-making, creating masks, rare theatre
  • Bookseller catalogs: Theatre;


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