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1Title:  Problems of the actor   
 Creator:  Calvert, Louis, 1859-1923 
 Publication:  Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, London, [1919] 
 Notes:  Includes index. "August 1919"--Prologue. 
 Extent:  xxv, 272 p. : port. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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2Title:  The works of the late Aaron Hill, esq: consisting of letters on various subjects, and of original poems, moral and facetious. With an essay on the art of acting   
 Creator:  Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750 | Johnson, Urania Hill. 
 Publication:  Printed for the benefit of the family, London, 1753. 
 Notes:  The dedication (in verse) signed: Urania Johnson. "The names of the subscribers": 24 p. (v. 1) 
 Extent:  4 v. 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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3Title:  Practical illustrations of rhetorical gesture and action   
 Alt. Title:  Ideen zu einer Mimik. English   
 Creator:  Engel, Johann Jacob, 1741-1802 | Siddons, Henry, 1774-1815 
 Publication:  Sherwood, Neely and Jones, London, 1822. 
 Notes:  Title vignette. 
 Extent:  viii, 393, [15] p., [70] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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4Title:  The Thespian preceptor: or, A full display of the scenic art: including ample and easy instructions for treading the stage, using proper action, modulating the voice, and expressing the several dramatic passions   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  J. Belcher, Boston, 1810. 
 Notes:  On cover: First American edition. 
 Extent:  ix, [7]-158 p. 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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5Title:  The art of acting   
 Creator:  Mackay, F. F. (Frank Findley), 1832-1923 
 Publication:  F.F. Mackay, New York, 1913. 
 Notes:  Author's inscription and signature on fly-leaf. 
 Extent:  295, [1] p., 1 l. incl. front. (port.) facsim. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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6Title:  The actor's art: its requisites, and how to obtain them : its defects, and how to remove them   
 Creator:  Smith, Charles William. 
 Publication:  O.A. Roorbach, New York, [187-?] 
 Extent:  45 p. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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7Title:  The Thespian preceptor; or, A full display of the scenic art: including ample and easy instructions for treading the stage, using proper action, modulating the voice, and expressing the several dramatic passions   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  J. Roach, London, [181-?] 
 Extent:  2 p.l., [13]-176 p. front. 17 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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8Title:  An essay on the science of acting   
 Creator:  Grant, George. 
 Publication:  Cowie and Strange, London, 1828. 
 Extent:  xii, 201 p. front. (port.) 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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9Title:  Educational dramatics: a handbook on the Educational player method   
 Creator:  Fry, Emma Sheridan. 
 Publication:  Moffat, Yard and company, New York, 1913. 
 Extent:  5 p. ℓ., 69 p. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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10Title:  Mrs. Fiske: her views on actors, acting, and the problems of production   
 Creator:  Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932 | Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 
 Publication:  Century, New York, 1917. 
 Notes:  Cover title: Mrs. Fiske: her views on the stage. 
 Extent:  229 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., facsim., ports. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Theater | Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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11Title:  Theatre practice   
 Creator:  Young, Stark, 1881-1963 
 Publication:  C. Scribner's Sons, New York, Chicago [etc.], [c1926] 
 Notes:  Bibliography: p. 205-206. 
 Extent:  xii p., 1 l., 208 p. front., plates, ports. 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Theater | Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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12Title:  The paradox of acting   
 Creator:  Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784 | Pollock, Walter Herries, 1850-1926 
 Publication:  Chatto & Windus, London, 1883. 
 Extent:  xx, 108 p. 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors | Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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13Title:  The drama: addresses   
 Creator:  Irving, HenrySir, 1838-1905 
 Publication:  Tait, New York, c1893. 
 Notes:  "This edition is limited to 300 copies, each copy signed and numbered." 
 Extent:  201 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Theater | Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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14Title:  Dramatic opinions   
 Creator:  Kendal, Madge, 1849-1935 
 Publication:  s.n.], S. l, 1925 
 Notes:  Previously published in Murray's magazine--Cf. Introd. 
 Extent:  61 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors -- Biography | Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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15Title:  The elements of dramatic criticism: containing an analysis of the stage under the following heads, tragedy, tragi-comedy, comedy, pantomime, and farce. With a sketch of the education of the Greek and Roman actors; concluding with some general instructions for succeeding in the art of acting   
 Creator:  Cook, William, -1824 
 Publication:  Printed for G. Kearsly [etc.], London, 1775. 
 Extent:  6 p. l., vii, 216 p. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Drama -- Technique | Acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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16Title:  Observations sur l'art du comédien: et sur d'autres objets concernant cette profession en général : avec quelques extraits de différens auteurs & des remarques analogues au même sujet : ouvrage destiné à de jeunes acteurs et actrices   
 Creator:  Hannetaire, Jean-Nicolas d', 1718-1780 
 Publication:  Aux dépens d'une Société typographique, S.l.], 1774. 
 Notes:  Title vignette. 
 Extent:  xvi, 348 p. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting | Actors -- Psychology

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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17Title:  Theoretische lessen over de gesticulatie en mimiek: gegeven aan de kweekelingen van het fonds ter opleiding en onderrigting van tooneel-kunstenaars aan den stads schouwburg te Amsterdam   
 Creator:  Jelgerhuis, J. (Johannes), 1770-1836 
 Publication:  P. Meyer Warnars, Amsterdam, [1827] 
 Notes:  Foreword has date of 1827. 
 Extent:  xiv, 314, [1] p., 93 leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting | Gesture in acting

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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18Title:  The whole art of the stage: containing not only the Rules of the Dramatick Art, but many curious Observations about it. : Which may be of great use to the Authors, Actors, and Spectators of Plays : Together with much Critical Learning about the Stage and Plays of the Antients   
 Alt. Title:  Pratique du théâtre. English   
 Creator:  Aubignac, François-Hédelinabbé d', 1604-1676 | Cademan, William. | Bentley, Richard, -1697 | Smith, Samuel, active 1681-1703 | Fox, Thomas, active 1678-1692 
 Publication:  Printed for the author, and sold by William Cadman at the Pope's-Head in the New Exghange, London, Rich. Bentley, in Russell-street, Covent Garden, Sam. Smith at the Prince's Arms in St. Paul's Church-Yard, & T. Fox in Westminster-Hall, 1684. 
 Notes:  Translation of: Pratique du théâtre. Signatures: A-S⁴ A-Y⁴. Contents on p. [7]-[8]. 
 Extent:  4 p. l., 135, 176 p. ; 23 cm. (4to) 
 Subjects:  Drama -- Technique | Acting | Theater -- France

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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19Title:  On actors and the art of acting   
 Creator:  Lewes, George Henry, 1817-1878 | John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) 
 Publication:  Smith, Elder, & co, London, 1875. 
 Extent:  xiv, 278 p. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Actors | Acting | Theater -- History -- 19th century

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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20Title:  Educational dramatics   
 Creator:  Fry, Emma Sheridan. 
 Publication:  L.A. Noble, New York, 1917. 
 Extent:  ix, 88 p. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting | Drama in education

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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