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Vignola, 1507-1573.

Vignola, or the compleat architect : shewing in a plain and easie way the rules of the five orders in architecture : viz. Tuscan, Doric, Ionick, Corinthian, and Composite : whereby any that can but read and understand English, may readily learn the proportions that all members in a building have one unto another : set forth by Mr. James Barozzio of Vignola / translated into English by Joseph Moxon.

Additional Title(s):


Compleat architect.

Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura. English.

London : J. Moxon, 1655.
Physical Description:
[9], 16-80 p., 23 leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2810 V5413 1655
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Added engraved t.p.
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge, 1994. 882
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, B903
Joseph Moxon produced the first English edition of Vignola's 'Regole della Cinque Ordini' in 1655. It was originally published in 1563. Subsequent editions were published in 1665, 1673, 1692, and 1694. Cf. Harris.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Classical -- Early works to 1800.
Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1700 -- Publisher.
Engravings -- 1655.
Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691.
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