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I dieci libri de l'architettura di Leon Battista de gli Alberti Fiorentino

Author:
Leon Battista Alberti (Italian, Genoa 1404–1472 Rome)
Translator:
Pietro Lauro (Italian, ca. 1510–ca. 1568)
Publisher:
Vincenzo Vaugris
Dedicatee:
Bonifacio Bevilacqua (Italian)
Published in:
Venice
Date:
1546
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut printer's device
Dimensions:
6 7/8 x 4 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. (17.5 x 11.7 x 3.5 cm) Box: 7 3/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 5/8 in. (18.2 x 12.2 x 4.1 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.105
Not on view
De re aedificatoria. Italian

Inscription: "McLusk 1926/ $34.99", graphite, back fly leaf verso

Marking: "The Wicked Borroweth/ And Payeth Not Again/ Psalm xxxvi.21", pasted paper label, inside front cover
"Chas Shoppee", pasted paper ex libris, inside front cover
black stamped ex libris mark, title page
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Charles John Shoppee (Britsh, active late 19th century); Donor: Bequest of William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
Cicognara, 373; Fowler, 6, #5; Graesse, I, 52; Millard, 15-26, #5; Univ Cat. I, 13
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