NY: Samuel French:, 1931. Illustrated from photographs of the original productions of the plays. First Edition. Signed inscription from Koch on the front endpaper: “Ever your Fellow Playmaker. Frederick H. Koch. C.D.A. Award 1937.” Frederick Henry Koch [1877-1944] was founder of the Carolina Playmakers at the University of North Carolina and considered the father of American folk drama. Playmakers’ theatre became the first state-subsidized playhouse in America and its company toured the Southeast presenting folk plays. His students include Thomas Wolfe, Maxwell Anderson, and Paul Green. 8vo., red cloth, stamped in gilt on spine; 311 pages. Item #57989
Very Good (gilt bright with little very faint dampstain covers; some occasional wear text with several pages with wear or with short tears).