|Creator:||Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966|
|Title:||Edward Gordon Craig bookplates and prints|
|Quantity:||1.25 Linear feet (1 box and 2 folders)|
Edward Henry Gordon Craig (better known as Gordon Craig) was an English actor, director, designer, producer, and theorist who influenced the development of the theatre in the 20th century. He also carved woodcut bookplates in the style of the 1700s for friends and wrote the book, Nothing, or the bookplate.
For additional information see: Nothing, or the bookplate, Special Collections Hargrett Rare Books, Z996 .C886 1925 and Gordon Craig; the story of his life, by Edward Craig, SST Bio PN2598.C85 C3 1968.
The collection consists of twenty-nine bookplates and twenty-one prints by Edward Gordon Craig. Some of these are illustrated in Craig's book Nothing, or the bookplate. Craig's autograph is on the manila folder in which the bookplates came.
Formerly part of the Telamon Cuyler Collection.
Edward Gordon Craig bookplates and prints, ms 840. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related material in other repositories: Edward Gordon Craig collections, New York Public Library; Edward Gordon Craig Papers, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Special Collections; Edward Gordon Craig collection, mss433, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.