Hardcover. 428 pages.
Published by Focal Press, 2017. Second edition.
9 x 9 inches. Full color.
ISBN: 978-1-138-18367-4
Retail Price: $49.95

©2017 Eric Hart.

The Prop Building Guidebook: for Theatre, Film, and TV

Buying the Book

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Request a complimentary exam copy (for qualified lecturers in consideration as a course textbook)

You can also find a free copy at your nearest local library. The Prop Building Guidebook is found in over five hundred libraries around the world, including the US, the UK, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, China, and many more. If your local library does not carry it, you can request that they order it, or borrow it through an interlibrary loan.

You can look inside many of the first fifty pages of the book for free to see if it is right for you.

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