An Actor Prepares by Constantin Stanislavski (1987) hardcover book

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Constantin Stanislavski - An Actor Prepares

Theatre Arts/Methuen, 1948. Second edition, fortieth printing (1987). Hardcover. 8vo. 295 pp. Introduction by John Gielgud. Translated by Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood. Good condition. Gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper. No other markings. There is a faint toning pattern to the very outer margin of pages and light wear to edges of boards and textblock. Dust jacket is pretty sharp with a bit of rubbing along periphery. An Actor Prepares is Stanislavski's famous treatise on "method acting," which has had a profound influence on the art.

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