Item #11431 Untersuchungen Über Die Wichtigstænde Der Theaterbaukunst. Johann Wetter.
Untersuchungen Über Die Wichtigstænde Der Theaterbaukunst.
Untersuchungen Über Die Wichtigstænde Der Theaterbaukunst.
Untersuchungen Über Die Wichtigstænde Der Theaterbaukunst.
WITH DISCUSSIONS OF OPTICS & ACOUSTICS

Untersuchungen Über Die Wichtigstænde Der Theaterbaukunst.

Mainz, J. Stenz 1829.

4to (255 x 211 mm.). VI, 82p. and SIX FOLDING LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES (printed by Lehnhardt).

Contemporary patterned boards (quite worn).

Only Edition, on theater architecture. Wetter treats modern stage, auditorium and proscenium design and construction. Three plates show birds-eye and sectional views of a theater and audience with sight lines added by hand in red; the other three plates illustrate the reconstructed Parisian Theâtre de l’Odéon (completed 1819), which Wetter discusses at length. Three U.S. copies. Internally fresh (three plates loose), Freemason stamp initialed ck on title, mid-19th-century manuscript note on the front flyleaf recording other book acquisitions, bookplate partially removed.
¶RIBA, Early Printed Books 1478-1840 3615; Universal Catalogue of Books on Art II: 2156.

Item #11431

Price: $2,400.00