The Fays of the Abbey Theatre. Association Copy (1935)
Author: W.G. Fay & Catherine Carswell
Book ID: 63659
The Fays of the Abbey Theatre. An Autobiographical Record. Foreword by James Bridie. London: Rich & Cowan, 1935. First Edition. Original cloth boards, faded and heavily worn at head of spine, cut section (repaired) to endpaper, text generally good.
Inscribed for Seaghan Barlow (J.F. Barlow) by Tanya Moiseiwitch. Also with a small greeting card inscribed by her loosely inserted.
Tanya Moiseiwitch was a pioneering figure in 20th century theatre design and was the first full-time designer at the Abbey from 1935 to 1939. Seaghan Barlow (J.F. Barlow) began his career at the Abbey Theatre from its foundation in 1904. He held various positions including Set Designer & master carpenter during his long career.