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1Title:  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 : illustrated by examples from our most approved ancient and modern dramatists   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  Printed by Joshua Belcher, For sale by Elam Bliss, Boston, 1810. 
 Notes:  Signatures: 1-13[superscript 6]. 
 Extent:  158 p. (12mo) cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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2Title:  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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3Title:  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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4Title:  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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5Title:  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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6Title:  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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7Title:  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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8Title:  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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9Title:  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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10Title:  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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11Title:  Publications of the Dramatic Museum of Columbia University in the city of New York. 2d series: Papers on acting   
 Creator:  Columbia University Dramatic Museum 
 Publication:  Printed for the Dramatic museum of Columbia university, New York, 1915] 
 Notes:  At end of each vol., "Three hundred and thirty three copies were printed." 
 Extent:  4 v. ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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12Title:  An essay on the science of acting   
 Creator:  Grant, George 
 Publication:  Cowie and Strange, London, 1828 
 Notes:  Collation followed by [2] p. ads 
 Extent:  xii, 201 p. : front. (port.) ; 19 cm 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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13Title:  Practical illustrations of rhetorical gesture and action   
 Creator:  Siddons, Henry, 1774-1815 | Engel, Johann Jacob, 1741-1802 
 Publication:  Printed for Richard Phillips, London, 1807 
 Notes:  BN 
 Extent:  iv, 387, [23] p., plates ; 22 cm 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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14Title:  The Thespian preceptor, or, A full display of the scenic art: including ample and easy instructions for treading the stage ... and expressing the several dramatic passions : illustrated by examples from ... ancient and modern dramatists   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  Printed by Joshua Belcher, For sale by Elam Bliss, a commission bookseller, Boston, 1810 
 Notes:  Imprint on cover: Printed for Elam Bliss ... and sold by Robert M'Dermut, New-York ... 1810 
 Extent:  iv, [7]-158 p. ; 18 cm 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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15Title:  Ideen zu einer Mimik   
 Creator:  Engel, Johann Jacob, 1741-1802 
 Publication:  Auf Kosten des Verfassers, Berlin, 1785-86. 
 Extent:  2 v. front., plates. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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16Title:  An essay on acting: in which will be consider'd the mimical behaviour of a certain fashionable faulty actor, and the laudableness of such unmannerly, as well as inhumane proceedings: To which will be added, a short criticism on his acting Macbeth   
 Creator:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779 
 Publication:  W. Bickerton, London, 1744. 
 Extent:  p. [3], 27 p. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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17Title:  Why acting matters   
 Creator:  Thomson, David, 1941- 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  178 pages ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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18Title:  Technique in dramatic art: a delineation of the art of acting by means of its underlying principles and scientific laws, with technical instruction in the art of play production and public speaking   
 Creator:  Bosworth, Halliam. 
 Publication:  The Macmillan company, New York, 1937 [c1934] 
 Extent:  xxii p., 1 ℓ., 484 p. front., illus. (incl. plans) plates, diagrs. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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19Title:  The art of acting   
 Creator:  Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890 | Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942 
 Publication:  Dramatic Museum of Columbia University, New York, 1926. 
 Notes:  Series note in part at head of title. "Of this book three hundred and thirty-three copies were printed from type by the Plimpton press in June, MCMXXVI." 
 Extent:  3 p. ℓ., 63 p., 1 ℓ. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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20Title:  The mastery of movement   
 Creator:  Laban, Rudolf von, 1879-1958 | Ullmann, Lisa. 
 Publication:  MacDonald & Evans, London, 1960. 
 Extent:  xi, 186 p. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Acting

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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