Theatre at the Left. Ben W. Brown.

Theatre at the Left

Providence, Rhode Island: The Booke Shop, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. INSCRIBED by the author on the front free end paper and dated Christmas 1938: "To Ruth -- / With best wishes / from her sometimes / director, who knows / she is an actress still -- even tho he falls / short in these pages." The author, Ben W. Brown (1897-1955), was a Brown University professor as well as a theatre critic and director. He went to the Soviet Union in 1937-38 to study the theatre scene; this book of essays is the result. 8vo (9 1/4 inches / 23.5 cm), 105, [4] pages. Some soiling to the orange cloth covers and discoloration to the spine. Pages very lightly toned. No dust jacket. Overall, Very Good. Signed copies are uncommon to the market. SCARCE SIGNED. Item #1231

Price: $40.00

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