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Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, author.

The architecture of Leon Battista Alberti in ten books : of painting in three books and of statuary in one book : translated into Italian by Cosimo Bartoli : and now first into English, and divided into three volumes / by James Leoni, Venetian, architect ; to which are added several designs of his own, for buildings both public and private.

Additional Title(s):

Della architettura de Leon Batista Alberti. English and Italian.

London : Printed by Thomas Edlin, MDCCXXVI [1726]
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations ; 45 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 47
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Information
Plates engraved by Bernard Picart, John Harris, and James (?) Cole; after Giacomo Leoni, Bernard Picart, and Sebastiano Galeotti.
Italian and English in parallel columns.
Title vignette.
With woodcut initials.
ESTC, N65008
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785, 12
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 48
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary mottled calf; rebacked.
Subject Terms:
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472.
Architects -- Italy -- Early works to 1800.
Architectural design -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Composition, proportion, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Renaissance -- Italy -- Early works to 1800.
Art, Early Renaissance -- Italy -- Early works to 1800.
Chon -- 1726.
Painting, Renaissance -- Italy -- Early works to 1800.
Statues -- Italy -- Early works to 1800.
Manuals (Handbooks)
Wood engravings -- 1726.
Bartoli, Cosimo, 1503-1572
Leoni, Giacomo, approximately 1686-1746.
Ozell, John, -1743
Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661.
Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733, illustrator, engraver.
Harris, John, active 1680-1739 or 1740, engraver.
Cole, James, active 18th century, engraver.
Leoni, Giacomo, approximately 1686-1746, illustrator.
Galeotti, Sebastiano, 1675-1741, illustrator.
Edlin, Thomas, printer, publisher.
Leoni, Giacomo, d approximately 1686-1746. Some designs for buildings both publick and private.

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