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M. Vitruvii Pollionis De architectura libri decem: ad Caesarem Augustum, omnibus omnium editionibus longè emendatiores, collatis veteribus exemplis accesserunt, Gulielmi Philandri Castilionii, ciuis Romani annotationes castigatiors, & plus tertia parte

Author:
Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Author:
Commentary by Guillaume Philander (French, 1505–1565)
Author:
Giorgio Agricola (German, 1494–1555)
Illustrator:
Bernard Salomon (French, ca. 1508–ca. 1561)
Publisher:
Jean de Tournes (French, 1504–1564)
Published in:
Lyon
Date:
1552
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
9 5/16 x 6 1/2 x 1 5/16 in. (23.6 x 16.5 x 3.4 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.223
Not on view
De architectura. Latin

Libri quinque de mensuris et ponderibus

Inscription: "ex-libris Laudij Garett 1642", on the title page
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Claudij Garett
Brun, 324; Brunet, V, 1327, Supp II.921; Cartier, 237; Destailleur (1895), 47, 206; Ebhardt 71; Fowler, 318, #406; Millard, 471-474, #165; Mortimer, 674, #550; Poleni, 70-72; RIBA, I, 1064; SKB, 1813; Univ. Cat. II, 2078
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