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Creator:
Vitruvius Pollio.
Title:
The architecture of Marcus Vitruvius Pollio : in ten books / translated from the Latin by Joseph Gwilt, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Alternate Title(s):
De architectura. English
Published/Created:
London : Priestley and Weale, MDCCCXXVI [1826]
Physical Description:
xl, 413 p., 10 leaves of plates : ill., plans ; 38 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2515 .V57213 1826+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Unsigned engraved illustrations appear as head pieces at the beginning of each book.
Translation into English from the original latin of: De architectura.
Includes index.
"Life of Vitruvius": p. [xvii]-xix.
"List of the several editions and versions of Vitruvius": p. [xxi]-xxxi.
List of subscribers: p. ix-xiv.
Printed by G. Woodfall, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London.
Illustrations by James Carter, John Roffe, Joseph Wilson Lowry, W. Woolnoth and W. H. Kelsall; after Joseph Gwilt.
BM (compact ed.), v. 26, 820
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1786. Cambridge, 1990, p. 465
NSTC, 2G26299
British Architectural Library. Early Imprints Collection. Early printed books, 1478-1840. London : Bowker-Saur, 1994-[2003], 3508
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Classical.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1826.
Priestly and Weale -- Publisher.
Woodfall, G. -- Printer.
Contributors:
Gwilt, Joseph, 1784-1863
Gwilt, Joseph, 1784-1863 ill
Carter, James, 1798-1855 engraver.
Roffe, John, 1769-1850 engraver.
Lowry, Joseph Wilson, 1803-1879 engraver.
Woolnoth, W. (William) engraver.
Kelsall, W. H., engraver.
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