This vintage book is an extensive guide to marionettes and puppets, being a manual to design, construction, and performing. Profusely illustrated and including complete, step-by-step instructions, this volume will appeal to those with a practical interest in puppetry, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: "By Way of Introduction", "Puppetry In Foreign Countries", "The Stage", "Scenery and Properties Lighting Marionettes in the Making Marionettes Continued Controls and Strings Trick Dolls The Marionette in Action", "The Glove Puppet", "Productions", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.