Blacklick, Ohio: McGraw-Hill, 1977. Early printing. Hardcover. Large 4to. xxxiii, 631 pp. Over 900 halftones & drawings; Bibliogrpahy; Index. Maroon cloth in illustrated dustjacket. A very good copy (dampstain to lower front board & dustjacket (with small amount of maroon color showing). Item #17915
"Destined to become the master reference in its field, it is the first book to cover the entire history of theater building from ancient to modern times from the point of view of the theater designer and architect showing how all the buildings function visually and acoustically for the audience...contains practical insights, how-to-do-it advice, and a wide range of firsthand information already tested in practice." - front flap. Includes two chapters on the subject of scoustics by Vern O. Knudsen and R. B. Newman. This is a heavy volume and may require additional shipping.