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Creator:
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, author, illustrator.
Title(s):

Fabbriche' antiche' / disegnate' da Andrea Palladio Vicentino e date in luce' da Riccardo Conte' di Burlington.

Published/Created:
Londra : [publisher not identified], MDCCXXX [1730, i.e. 1735]
Physical Description:
[42] leaves : illustrations, plans ; 53 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 99 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 99 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Although dated 1730, the work was probably first issued around 1735."--British Architectural Library.
Engraved throughout; contains 26 plates (16 double-page, 10 full-page).
Printed throughout in bistre ink.
Fowler, 227
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 669
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 2379
ESTC, T35115
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in gilt-tooled Russia. Gift of Richard Burlington to John Boyle, 5th Earl of Orrery. Presentation inscription: "Orrery E Dono Ricardi Conte de Burlington. June 12th 1741." Armorial bookplate: Cork and Orrery.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in gilt tooled red calf. Armorial bookplates: Richard Blackett Beaumont; Charles Viscount Bruce of Amphill.
"The plates engraved by Paul Fourdrinier from copies of Palladio's drawings made by Isaac Ware. Plates of capitals are inscribed I. Ware Delin. The head-piece to the preface was engraved by George Vertue. It and the title-page were designed by Kent. The plates comprise plans, elevations and sections of the Bath of Agrippa, Nero, Vespasian, Titus and Antoninus (Caracalla); seven plates of orders, sections and plans of the Baths of Diocletian and the Baths of Constantine; an unidentified sketch section; two unidentified parts of plans at large; and an alternative plan of part of the Baths of Vespasian."--Harris.
Subject Terms:
Ailesbury, Charles Bruce, Earl of, 1682-1747 -- Bookplate.
Architecture -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Baths -- Italy -- Rome -- Early works to 1800.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Burlington, Richard Boyle, Earl of, 1694-1753 -- Presentation inscription to John Boyle. June 12th, 1741.
Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, 1707-1762 -- Bookplate.
Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, 1707-1762 -- Presentation inscription from Richard Boyle Burlington. June 12th, 1741.
Rome -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1735.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Burlington, Richard Boyle, Earl of, 1694-1753.
Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758, engraver.
Kent, William, 1685-1748, illustrator.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
Ware, Isaac, -1766, illustrator.
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