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L'architecture et Art de Bien Bastir du Siegneur Leon Baptiste Albert, Gentilhomme Florentin, divisée en dix livres

Author:
Leon Battista Alberti (Italian, Genoa 1404–1472 Rome)
Translator:
Jean Martin (French, died 1553)
Editor:
Edited and translated by Denis Sauvage (French, 1520–ca. 1587)
Author:
Verses written by Pierre de Ronsard (French, 1524–1585)
Printer:
Robert Massellin (French)
Publisher:
Published by Jacques Kerver
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to Henri II, King of France (1519–1559)
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to Lorenzo de' Medici (Italian, Florence 1449–1492 Florence)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1553
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 9/16 x 9 7/16 x 1 1/2 in. (34.4 x 24 x 3.8 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.40.1
Not on view
De re aedificatoria. French

Inscription: "Ex Libris Gilbert R. Redgrave/ London 1900", grey ink, front fly leaf recto
"893", blank ink, front fly leaf recto
"Bella e rara edizione. Wuesto conservatissimo/ exemplare era della biblioteca dei celebri matematici/ Conti Riccati", black ink, front fly leaf verso

Marking: "Ex Libris Gilbert R. Redgrave/ London, signed AeJ 1894", pasted paper book plate, inside front cover
"Co: Riccati", pasted paper book plate, inside front cover and [i] verso
Gilbert Richard Redgrave (British, born 1844); Count Jacopo Francesco Riccati (Italian, 1676–1754); Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund
Brun, 138; Brunet, I, 131; Cicognara, 374; Fowler, 7, #7; Marcel, [61]-70; Mortimer, 11-12, #12; SKB, 2553
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