The Chinese Drama: From the Earliest Times Until Today. L. C. Arlingtron.

The Chinese Drama: From the Earliest Times Until Today

Benjamin Blom. 8.5 x 10.5", reprint of 1930 edition, xxxi, 177 pp., xli, 115 color plates, 196 b/w illustrations, bibliography, cloth, Bronx, 1966. (o.p.; gilt lettering on spine, near fine). Item #37463

With a Pien by Mei Lang-fang and a Foreword by H.A. Giles.

A Panoramic Study of the Art in China, tracing its Origin and describing its Actors (in both Male and Female roles): their Costumes and Make-up, superstitions and Stage Slang: the accompanying Music and Musical Instruments: concluding with Synopses of Thirty Chinese Plays.

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