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Leacroft, Richard

Overview
Works: 49 works in 218 publications in 3 languages and 6,064 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
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Most widely held works by Richard Leacroft
The development of the English playhouse by Richard Leacroft( Book )

42 editions published between 1963 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For drama students and for specialists in the history of theater and stage design
Theatre and playhouse : an illustrated survey of theatre building from ancient Greece to the present day by Richard Leacroft( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows different types of theaters and the evolution of their design, and examines stages, scenery, and acoustics
The buildings of ancient Egypt by Helen Leacroft( Book )

21 editions published between 1954 and 1977 in English and Spanish and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture
The buildings of ancient Greece by Helen Leacroft( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed explanation, in words and pictures, of the evolution of Greek architecture from prehistoric to classical times. Describes specific building processes and materials
The buildings of ancient Rome by Helen Leacroft( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction of the aqueducts, bridges, baths, and the Pantheon which reflect the Roman way of life and the technological inventiveness of the architects of ancient Rome
The buildings of ancient man by Helen Leacroft( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ancient man as he first lived in cave dwellings and later in simple types of lean-to shelters and hogans
The buildings of ancient Mesopotamia by Helen Leacroft( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the palaces, temples, and houses of Mesopotamia, including Ur, Babylonia, Sumer, and Assyria, as they must have been according to the evidence unearthed by archaeologists
Civic theatre design by Richard Leacroft( Book )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The buildings of early Islam by Helen Leacroft( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and uses of various buildings found throughout the Moslem world including mosques, palaces, bath houses, and homes
The buildings of Byzantium by Helen Leacroft( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the characteristics of churches, palaces, basilicas, hospitals, markets, and fortifications built in the city of Byzantium, now known as Istanbul, during the height of its power
The theatre by Helen Leacroft( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Churches and cathedrals : their building and use by Helen Leacroft( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Theatre Royal, Leicester, 1836-1958 by Richard Leacroft( Book )

10 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theatre in Leicestershire : a history of entertainment in the county from the 15th century to the 1960s by Helen Leacroft( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic houses of Great Britain by Helen Leacroft( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early architecture in Britain by Helen Leacroft( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building a house by Richard Leacroft( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome, de Romulus aux Césars by Helen Leacroft( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etrusques, Panthéon, eau, thermes, Pompéi
An illustrated survey of theatre building from Ancient Greece to the present day by Richard Leacroft( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Theatre, By Helen & Richard Leacroft. Illustrated by Richard Leacroft, Together With Some Drawings From Original Sources by Helen Leacroft( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The development of the English playhouse
Alternative Names
Leacroft, Richard Vallance Becher 1914-1986

Richard Leacroft

Languages
English (168)

French (4)

Spanish (1)

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