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Creator:
Ryff, Walther Hermann, -1548.
Title(s):

Der furnembsten, notwendigsten, der gantzen Architectur angehörigen mathematischen vnd mechanischen Künst, eygentlicher Bericht, vnd vast klare, verstendliche Vnterrichtung : zu rechtem Verstandt der Lehr Vitruuij, in drey furneme Bücher abgetheilet ... : allen künstlichen Handtwerckern, Werckmeistern, Steinmetzen ... zu sonderlichem Nutz und vilfeltigem Vortheil in Truck verordnet / durch Gualtherum H. Riuium Medi. & Math. ...

Additional Title(s):

Furnembsten, notwendigsten, der gantzen Architectur angehörigen mathematischen und mechanischen Künst, eygentlicher Bericht, und vast klare, verstendliche Unterrichtung

Published/Created:
Zu Nürnberg : Truckts Johan Petreius, Anno 1547.
Physical Description:
[6], XLII, LII, XLVII, [1], LII, XLVII, [5], XLVII, [1], IX, [4], XIX, XII leaves : ill. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2517 .R99 1547+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Subsequently published under varying titles: Der Architectur fürnembsten, notwendigsten, angehörigen mathematischen vnd mechanischen Kunst, eygentlicher Bericht ... (Nuremberg, 1558); Bawkunst, oder, Architectur aller fürnemsten, nothwendigsten, angehörigen mathematischen vnd mechanischen Künsten, eygentlicher Bericht vnd verständliche Vnderrichtung ... (Basel, 1582). For 1582 Basel ed., cf. Fowler, 282.
Title page printed in red and black.
Woodcuts ascribed to Peter Flotner, Virgil Solis and Hans Brosamer.
VD 16, R4001
Adams, R986
BM STC German, 1455-1600, p. 763
Berlin. Ornamentstichsammlung, 4687
Benzing, J. Ryff (Philobiblon, Jahrg. 2 (1958): p. 126-153, 203-226), 180
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blind-tooled leather over wood boards, with clasps (the clasp-hooks are wanting). Foliation differs: [6], XLII, LII, XLVII, [1], LII, XLVII,[5], XXXVI, [4], XIX, XII leaves. Part of one foliated section and the next one wanting.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Geometry -- Early works to 1800.
Mensuration -- Early works to 1800.
Military art and science -- Early works to 1800.
Perspective -- Early works to 1800.
Vitruvius Pollio. De architectura.
Weights and measures -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Woodcuts -- 1547.
Contributors:
Flötner, Peter, 1485-1546, ill.
Solis, Virgil, 1514-1562, ill.
Brosamer, Hans, approximately 1500-approximately 1554, ill.
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