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Gli oscuri et dificili passi dell'opera ionica di Vitruvio. Di latino volgare et alla chiara inteligentia tradotti.

Author:
Giovanni Battista Bertano (Mantua 1516–1576 Mantua)
Designer:
Frontispiece designed by Giovanni Battista Bertano (Mantua 1516–1576 Mantua)
Engraver:
Frontispiece engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Publisher:
Venturino Ruffinello , Mantua
Author:
Analysis of treatise by Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Published in:
Mantua
Date:
1558
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations and engraved frontispiece
Dimensions:
15 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 11/16 in. (39.4 x 26.1 x 1.7 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.27
Not on view
BLL. p.103 n.24 only state; Bell. p.155 n.34; B.XV.402.44; Brunet, V, 1330; Cicognara, 428; Mortimer, 766-8, #548; Millard, 57-9, #18
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