Originally published in the 1940s, the author, a master of his craft, has clearly and concisely explained the making of both hand and string puppets, and also clearly shown how they may be used in appropriate settings. With the idea of giving asistance to the novice, and help to the more advanced student, the book is written in plain and concise ...Read MoreOriginally published in the 1940s, the author, a master of his craft, has clearly and concisely explained the making of both hand and string puppets, and also clearly shown how they may be used in appropriate settings. With the idea of giving asistance to the novice, and help to the more advanced student, the book is written in plain and concise language the diagrams and photographs should explain the intricacies of puppet-making, leaving the individual to fill in the details from his own imagination. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include: Glove Puppets String Puppets Puppets with Wire Frame Foundation Carved Wooden Puppets Dressing The Puppets Controls The Glove Puppet Stage The PlayKeywords: String Puppets Glove Puppets Puppets String Wooden Puppets Books Intricacies Glove Puppet Puppet Stage Wire Frame Concise Language Asistance 1900s 1940s Novice Imagination Artwork PhotographsRead Less
VG+ Softcover. 5.25" by 6.75" Introduction of Puppetry-including the making of them and their use. 44pp, photo illustrated, diagrams, lkarge folding plate at rear. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Only defect-moderate tape repairs to the folding plate at its folds..
Fair. Damp staining to a few interior pages, but for the most part the interior is clean, with mild, even toning throughout. Textblock intact excepting one photo, which has detached and is present. Light wear to the extremities and mild to moderate damp staining to the covers. Light rubbing to the covers.; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½"-8" tall; 44 pages; Ephemera; acf; leisartcat, partcat.
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