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 
- Physical Description:
- 3 volumes : illustrations ; 45 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Plates engraved by Bernard Picart, John Harris, and James (?) Cole; after Giacomo Leoni, Bernard Picart, and Sebastiano Galeotti.
Italian and English in parallel columns.
With woodcut initials.
English short title catalogue, N65008
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785, 12
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 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.
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