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Masks by W.T. Benda - 1st - 1944 - from Appledore Books, ABAA (SKU: 10414)

Masks

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Masks

by W.T. Benda

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Collectible; Fine/Very Good
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About This Item

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.

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Details

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 of Publication
New York
Date published
1944
Keywords
rare puppetry, mask-making, creating masks, rare theatre
Bookseller catalogs
Theatre;

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Appledore Books, ABAA

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fine
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chipping
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quarto
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