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A treatise on theatres

Author: George Saunders
Publisher: London : Printed for the author and sold by I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, Holborn, 1790.
Series: Source materials in the field of theatre., no. 58, Reel 13.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 12003788
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Saunders
OCLC Number: 11656373
Notes: George Saunders--Dictionary of national biography, v. XVII (1921-1922).
"Contents" on first 3 unnumbered pages.
Equivalents in Latin, Italian, English and French of the various parts of a theater building on last unnumbered page.
Of the theatre at Imola--Of the theatre at Milan--Of the theatre at Turin--Of the theatre at Bourdeaux--Of the Théâtre Italien at Paris--Of the Théâtre François, now de la Nation, at Paris--Of the late opera house in London--Of the theatre in Covent Garden--Description of a design for a theatre--Description of a design for an opera house--Conclusion.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms, 1956. on reel 13 of 22 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. (Source materials in the field of theatre ; no. 58, Reel 13).
Description: x, [4], 94 pages : plans ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction--Optics and phonics considered, as they relate to theatres--Experiments on the voice--Of the form most advantageous to the voice and sight--Of finishing a theatre--Of the boxes--Of the pit--Of the galleries--Of the ceiling--Of the opera house--Of the orchestre--Of the frontispiece--Of the manner of lighting a theatre--Of material--Of the necessary appendages to a theatre; the stage, and adjoining parts--An examination of the principal theatres--Of Monsieur Patte's design for a theatre--Of the ancient Greek and Roman theatres--Of the theatre of Bacchus at Athens--Of the theatre of Marcellus at Rome--Of the theatres at Pompeii--Of the Olympic theatre at Vicenza--Of the theatre at Parma--Of the theatre of San Carlo at Naples--Of the theatre of Argentina at Rome--Of the theatre at Bologna--Of the theatre of San Benedetto in Venice--
Series Title: Source materials in the field of theatre., no. 58, Reel 13.
Responsibility: by George Saunders.

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