Modern Theatres and Cinemas
London B.T. Batsford (The Architecture of Pleasure; 1) 1930
viii + 39 +pp, 116 b/w photographs, 12 plans. 4to. Beige open-weave cloth with green lettering. Lettering lightly faded on spine else very good. Photographic plates clean and bright. Important book on cinema and theatre design with numerous interior and exterior shots and several plans. Covers Modern Pleasure, The Modern Theatre, The Social Function of the Cinema, The Cinema Considered as a Building, Façades, Foyers and Auditoriums, Plans and Sections. Loosely inserted 4pp fold out list of recent Batsford publications on architecture.