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Creator:
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580.
Title:
I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio : ne'quali, dopo un breve trattato de'cinque ordini, & di quelli avertimenti, che sono piu necessarij nel fabricare : si tratta delle case private, delle vie, de i ponti, delle piazze, de i xisti, et de'tempij : con privilegi / di Andrea Palladio.
Published/Created:
In Venetia : Appresso Dominico de'Franceschi, 1570.
Physical Description:
4 pts. in 1 v. (67, [1], 66 [i.e. 78], [2], 46, [2], 128, [6] p.) : ill., plans ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2515 P25+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 1999 +66: Imperfect: First [16] leaves mutilated. B1, 2A1-4, 4L2-3, 4O1, 4R4 wanting. Stamp of Charles Samuel Peabody.
BAC : Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Signatures: A² B-I⁴ 2A-2I⁴ 2k⁴ 3A-3F⁴ 4A-4R⁴ (2k4 and 4R4 blanks)
Books 2-4 have separate title-pages.
First edition of the four books. The work was orginally issued in two separate volumes published by Franceschi, also in 1570: I due libri dell'architettura (bks.1-2) and I due primi libri dell'antichita (bks.3-4).
Fowler 212
Harvard (Ital.) II, no.352
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b.1926- -- Bookplate.
Maxwell, John Maxwell Stirling, Sir, 1806-1956 -- Bookplate.
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580.
Rome -- Antiquities.
Stirling Maxwell, William, Sir, 1818-1878 -- Bookplate
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1570.
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