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Bishop, A. Thornton, Composition and Rendering, New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1933, first edition, 4to (10.75" x 7.25"), HB, rust-colored cloth spine on black paper bds w/ rust decorative titles, G+ / none. Edges worn, corners exposed, light soiling to outer bds, bds slightly bowed, binding cracked at pg 83, endpapers darkened, title pg scarred.

128 pp, profuse b/w illustrations by the author. Five sections: Composition, A Review of Criticisms, Lead Pencil Indication (Indication of Building Materials and Accessories), Composition in the Theatre, and Visualization. A sampling of subtopics: Balance, Schemes for Arrangment, Simplicity, the Vignette, Observing Good Scale, Lacking Singularity of Theme. Subsections concerning architectural details, landscapes, use of people and cars, and on famous theatre designers (Robert Edmond Jones, Lee Simonson, Livingston Platt, Norman Bel Geddes, Rollo Peters, Cleon Throckmorton).    [Book ID # 1836]

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