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Vitruvius Teutsch nembliuchen des allern namhafftigsten und hocherfarnesten römischen architecti und kunstereichen werck oder bawmeisters, Marci Vitruvij Pollionis zehen bucher von der architectur und künstleichen bawen

Author:
Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Translator:
Gualther Hermenius Rivius (German, ca. 1500–after 1545)
Illustrator:
Peter Flötner (German, Thurgau 1485–1546 Nuremberg)
Illustrator:
Hans Brosamer (German, active by 1536, probably died 1552)
Illustrator:
Virgil Solis (German, (?) 1514–1562 Nuremberg)
Illustrator:
Illustrated by Georg Pencz (German, Wroclaw ca. 1500–1550 Leipzig)
Illustrator:
Initial letters after Hans Springinklee (German, active 1512–22)
Illustrator:
Dürer portrait after Ludwig Krug (German, Nuremberg ca. 1488–1532 Nuremberg)
Printer:
Johann Petreius (1524–1550)
Date:
1548
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
11 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 2 3/16 in. (30.2 x 21.2 x 5.5 cm) Box: 12 1/4 x 8 7/8 x 2 7/16 in. (31.1 x 22.6 x 6.2 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.213
Not on view
De architectura. German

Signature: Woodcut on CXCVIII verso, signed "PF"

Inscription: Bibliotheca Acad. Georgiae Augustae, black ink oval stamp, title page verso
Dupl. Biblgott Vend, black ink small oval stamp, title page verso
Kais. Universitäts & Landesbibliothek Strassbourg, blue ink circle stamp, title page verso
K.U. & L.B. Strassburg dublette, blue ink oval stamp, title page verso
"March 20, 1922/ Sotheby's #502 (1 of 4)/ Quaritch $22", graphite, back fly leaf verso

Marking: Albert Henry Pawson, pasted paper bookplate, inside front cover
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Albert Henry Pawson; Kais. Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Strassburg Duplicate
Brunet, V, 1331; Dodgson, I, 528; Ebhardt, 70; Fowler, 317, #404; Graesse, IV, 2, 378; Hollstein, VIII, 158, 86; Jessen, 960; Lange, 29; Millard, 377, #133; Reimers, 110; RIBA, 1065; Röttlinger, 41-51; SKB, 1810; Univ. Cat. I, 2079; Vagnetti, 53-54, #24
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