Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

An historical and critical account of the theatres in Europe. Viz. The Italian, Spanish, French, English, Dutch, Flemish, and German Theatres. In which is contain'd A review of the Manner, Persons and Character of the Actors; intermix'd with many Curious Dissertations upon the Drama. Together with two celebrated essays: viz. An essay on Action, or, The Art of Speaking in Public: And, A Comparison of the Ancient and Modern Drama. By the famous Lewis Riccoboni of the Italian Theatre at Paris. The Whole illustrated with Notes by the Author and Translator.

Riccoboni, Luigi, 1676-1753.
  • Books
  • Online

Online resources

About this work

Also known as

Reflexions historiques et critiques sur les différens théâtres de l'Europe. English


London : printed for T. Waller, in the Temple; and R. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1741.

Physical description

[16],333,[19]p. ; 8⁰.

Publications note

ESTC T147332



  • English

Permanent link