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Lorini, Buonaiuto, fl. 1600

Le fortificationi di Buonaiuto Lorini, nobile fiorentino : con la scienza e con la pratica, l'ordine di fortificare le città & altri luoghi, con tutti gli auuertimenti, che più possono apportar benficio per la sicurtà delle fortezze.

Additional Title(s):

Delle fortificationi di Bvonaiuto Lorini, nobile fiorentino, libro sesto

Fortificationi di Bvonaivto Lorini, nobile fiorentino

Nuouamente ristampate, corrette & ampliate di tutto quello che mancaua per la lor compita perfettione.
In Venetia : Presso Francesco Rampazetto, MDCIX [1609]
Physical Description:
[12], 303, [1] p. : ill. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
UG400 L7 1609+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Although the first edition of this work was published in 1596, it was not until this edition of 1609 that Lorini added the final 'Libro Sesto', consisting of 50 profusely illustrated pages.
Book six has separate t.p. Title: Delle fortificationi di Bvonaiuto Lorini, nobile fiorentino, libro sesto.
Woodcut t.p. vignette (cannon). Engraved port. of Lorini by W. Kilian. Numerous in-text ill., some full-page. Rampazetto's device on colophon. Decorated woodcut initials, some historiated.
Signatures: a⁶ A⁴ B² C⁸ D² E⁶ F-H² I⁸ K⁶ L⁴ M-P⁸ Q⁶ R⁸ S⁶ T-2A⁸ 2B⁴.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), v. 15, 686
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in vellum. P. 57-60 omitted in pagination.
Subject Terms:
Fortification -- Early works to 1800.
Lorini, Buonaiuto, fl. 1600 -- Portraits.
Military architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Surveying -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts -- 1609.
Engravings -- 1609.
Kilian, Wolfgang, 1581-1662, engraver.

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