The Theatres of Inigo Jones and John Webb

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The English stage of Shakespeare's day was a place superbly fitted for the rhetorical drama of the times; by the Restoration it had been replaced by a kind of playhouse better suited to the 'Scenes and Machines' which dealt in spectacles. The seventeenth century was therefore a crucial one in the history of the stage, yet concrete evidence of the playhouses constructed during this time has been scarce and elusive. The best of it lies in the drawing which Inigo Jones, Surveyor of the King's Works, and his pupil, John Webb, ...

The Theatres of Inigo Jones and John Webb 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521255462

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The Theatres of Inigo Jones and John Webb 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521154895

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