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Scamozzi, Vincenzo, 1552-1616

The mirror of architecture, or, The ground-rules of the art of building / exactly laid down by Vincent Scamozzi master-builder of Venice ; reviewed and inlarged [sic] with the addition of a diagonal scale being very useful for dividing the author his given parts into minutes ... ; by Joachim Schuym of Amsterdam ; translated out of Dutch by W.F. ; hereunto is added The description and use of an ordinary joynt-rule fitted with lines for the ready finding the lengths and angles of rafters, ... by John Browne.

Additional Title(s):

Mirror of architecture.

Ground-rules of the art of building.

Ground rules of the art of building.

Description and use of an ordinary joynt-rule.

Ground-rules of architecture.

Ground rules of architecture.

Idea dell'architettura universale. English

The third edition : with addition of stair-cases and chimney-pieces.
London : Printed for W. Fisher, near the Postern-Gate at Tower-Hill, and E. Hurlock on London-bridge, 1676.
Physical Description:
[10], 23, 29, 22 p., [50] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2515 S3 1676
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translation, by William Fisher, of Vincenzo Scamozzi's 'Idea dell'architettura universale'.
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, S810
English short title catalogue, R10290
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 804
BAC: British Art Center bound in vellum with ms. notations on inside and outside.
'Description and use of an ordinary joynt-rule' by John Browne. London, 1686. 29 p., has special t.-p.
'Ground-rules of architecture, collected from the best authors and examples' by Sir Henry Wotton, in his Elements of architecture. Now contracted ... London, 1686. 22 p., has special t.-p.
BAC: Contains head- pieces.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Chapman, Edward -- Autograph, 1723.
Fisher, W. -- Publisher.
Hobbs, John -- Autograph.
Hurlock, E. -- Publisher.
Jordan, Richard -- Autograph.
Engravings -- 1676.
Schuym, Joachim.
Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639. Ground-tules of architecture.
Brown, John, philomath. Description and use of an ordinary joynt-rule.
W. F. (William Fisher)

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