Publisher:Taplinger Publishing Company, New York, 1980
Taplinger Publishing Company, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
600 g.; VIII, 192 pages, preface by author, chronological table, list of figures, notes to the text, select bibliography, index of lines referred to in the text, and general index. The text is illustrated by nine black-and-white figures within the text. Red coloured boards with black titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Light browning to the text block edges. Plain text dustwrapper with orange and black background with black, red and orange titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and to the top backstrip edge. Rubbing to the lower dustwrapper edge. There are three small tears to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel with associated creasing. Fading to the backstrip and yellowing of the rear dustwrapper panel. In this book the author, an experienced scriptwriter producer and actor, looks at the surviving plays of Aristophanes and "... brilliantly analyses the components of Aristophanes' art, the unique performing traditions of Greek Old Comedy, and the theory and evolution of the comic theatre itself." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Literary Criticism; Plays ; ISBN: 080087630X. ISBN/EAN: 9780800876302. Inventory No: 0107267.