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The Michigan Theatre: Ann Arbor’s Home for Fine Film and the Performing Arts Since 1928 [Signed]

By: Aldridge, Henry B.; Russell B. Collins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan Theater Foundation: 2013

Inscription: Inscribed by both authors

Seller ID: 3324

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 17.8 by 25.4 cm, ix 230 pp., well-illustrated in color and black and white. Very good with light wear to the wraps. Inscribed and signed by both authors on the dedication page. An in-depth history and development of the great Michigan Theater. From the back cover: “From its debut as a grand movie palace at the dawn of ‘talking pictures’ to its place today as Ann Arbor’s celebrated home for film and live presentations, the Michigan Theater has been a showplace for the shifting tastes and emerging technologies that over the decades reshaped the American entertainment industry ... View more info

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Interlochen: A Home for the Arts [Michigan]

By: Boal, Dean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press: 1998

Edition: first edition, first printing

Seller ID: 3320

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, x 219 pp. plus 16 pages of black and white photos. Near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear. From the publisher: “Tucked away in the northern woods of Michigan is the Interlochen Center for the Arts. Conceived as a summer camp for talented high school musicians, Interlochen now ranks as one of the world's most renowned schools for the arts. Dean Boal, president of Interlochen from 1989 to 1995, presents a richly detailed and never-before-told story of this home for the arts. This thoroughly researched presentation offers an in-depth view o... View more info

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Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia

By: Jordán, Manuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Fowler Museum of UCLA: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3159

Condition: New


Glossy card wraps with French flaps, 20.4 by 25.4 cm, 83 pp., heavily illustrated in color. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. From the publisher: “In Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia, Manuel Jordán reveals the beauty and complexity of the remarkable masquerade traditions of the Chokwe, Mbunda, Lunda, Lwena/Luvale, and Luchazi peoples who live in the ‘Three Corners’ region of northwestern Zambia, northeastern Angola, and southwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The distinct yet overlapping mask types and styles used by these groups reflect their continual interaction... View more info

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Designing and Painting for the Theatre

By: Pecktal, Lynn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1975

Seller ID: 2947

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with glossy, illustrated boards, 21.5 by 28.5 cm, 411 [1] pp., heavily illustrated. Very good with only light fading on the spine – appears unread. The classic text on “the creation of scenery for theatre, opera, and ballet. It presents a realistic professional picture of the designing process from the point of view of both the stage designer and the scenic artist – esthetics, steps of a design’s realization, and the progression of execution. More than 700 illustrations fuse with the text to give a sense, as well, of the beauty and excitement that can result from that pro... View more info