actual ones such as the Eckarts' L1L' ABNER and Oenslager's JANUS. Elevations, both front and rear, and their different uses are well presented and i" u s trated too. Part Two reviews the basic planes and solids of geometry that are like Iy to occur in scenery. The development of those that can be developed graphically is explained step-by-step. The last six pages of the book are problem sheets which provide the student an opportunity to practice the sceno-graphic techniques that the book has taught. This book can be extremely valuable to the student of scene design without a background in drafting techniques and conventions. Its greatest value must surely be as a supplementary text in scene design courses. Henry E Tharp University of Louisville Origami - Fold Platform System by Peter Wexler Photo: Edward Ozern Peter We xl er' s recent design for the Phoeni x-AP A production in New York of WAR AND PEACE featured a fold-out pi atform to provide spatial for Ellis Raab's direction. The basi c platform is raked 3/4" to the foot, constructed above another exi sting raked plywood floor Some seqments are doubled with hinges on oppo~ite ends.- The down-center segment unfolds downstage to form a cantilevered forestage, as shown in the photo above and the inset sketch on the front cover (second from top). Note, In the front cover sketches, the use of segments folded up to form (in the center sketch) a tent. All graphic materials on this page and Iront cover are by Peter Wexler ·coution .. permission for use of the Q 1964 designs shown here must be obtained from Peter Wexler. All sketches and line drawing courtesy of the atist.