Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1922. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. A work focussed on Imperial Chinese drama; includes photographs of women actors portraying famous female generals of the Sung Dynasty (960 - 1277). Tall 8vo, 77pp, b&w ills throughout. Quarter maroon cloth with yellow stiff paper boards. Title in red on yellow label at spine. Corners gently rubbed; internally, very good. Contents include: Origin of the Chinese drama; Types of plays; Plays as Literature; Religious Influence upon the Drama; Types and Characters; The Actors; The Music; Decoration, Costume, and Symbolic Design; Customs of the Playhouse and the Greenroom. (Inventory #: 17334)
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