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Palladio, Andrea, 1508–1580

The first book of architecture / by Andrea Palladio ; translated out of Italian, with an appendix touching doors and windows, by Pr LeMuet ; translated out of French by G.R. ; to which are added designes of floors lately made at Somerset-House, and the framing of houses after the best manner of English building ...

Additional Title(s):

Quattro libri dell'architettura. 1o libro. English

London : Printed by J.M. and sold by G. Richards ... and by Simon Miller ..., 1663.
Physical Description:
[10], 199, [1], 101-115, [2], 210-222, [3], 228, [4] p., [7] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2515 P253 1663
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translated from: Quattro libri dell'architettura / Palladio; and from : Divers traictez d'architecture pour l'art de bien bastir / Le Muet.
Illustrated added t.p. engraved by John Chantry.
Erratic paging after p. 198.
Fowler architectural collection of the Johns Hopkins University, 219
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), P205
English short title catalogue, R39808
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 670
Globe, A. Peter Stent. Vancouver, 1985. p. 155
BAC: Contains ms. notes.
BAC: British Art Center copy contains an extra variant t.p. The book was evidently advertised by Peter Stent without his imprint in 1662. Globe suggests that technical problems of securing or printing the plates held up publication past a projected date of 1662. Imprimatur on verso of t.p. is dated 'Jan. 27, 1662'. Cf. Globe and Harris.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1663.
Le Muet, Pierre, 1591-1669. Divers traictez d'architecture pour l'art de bien bastir. Selections. English. 1663.
Richards, Godfrey.
Chantry, John, d. 1662?, engraver.

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