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Leonis Baptistae Alberti Florentini viri clarissimi Libri De re aedificatoria decem

Author:
Leon Battista Alberti (Italian, Genoa 1404–1472 Rome)
Editor:
Manuscript edited by Robert Dore (French)
Editor:
Geofrey Tory (French, Bourges 1480–1533 Paris)
Publisher:
Berthold Rembolt & Ludouici Hornken
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to Philibert Babou (French)
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to Lorenzo de' Medici (Italian, Florence 1449–1492 Florence)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1512
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut printer's device and title page borders
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 5 15/16 x 1 1/16 in. (21.3 x 15.1 x 2.7 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.101
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De re aedificatori. Latin

Inscription: "Davis and Grioli 1926/ $21.87", graphite, back fly leaf verso
"Bibliotheca Cornelitar Vernona", brown ink, title page
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
Brunet, I.130; Cicognara, 371; Fowler, 5, #4; Graesse, I.52; Millard, 2-3, #1; Mortimer, 11, #11; Renouard, 959; R.I.B.A., pt. I.12; Univ.Cat., I.13
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