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Les dix livres d'Architecture de Vitruve, corrigez et traduits nouvellement en François, avec notes & de figures

Author:
Written by Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Translator:
Translated and commentary by Claude Perrault (French, 1613–1688)
Engraver:
Engraved by Gérard Edelinck (Dutch, Antwerp 1640–1707 Paris)
Engraver:
Engraved by Etienne Gantrel (French, Metz 1645/46–1706 Paris)
Engraver:
Engraved by Jacques Grignon (French, Paris ca. 1635/40–after 1689 Paris)
Engraver:
Engraved by Sébastien Leclerc I (French, Metz 1637–1714 Paris)
Engraver:
Engraved by Jean Patigny (French, active 1653–74)
Engraver:
Engraved by Nicolas Pitau (French, Paris before 1670–1724)
Engraver:
Engraved by Gérard Jean-Baptiste Scotin (French, Paris 1698–after 1755)
Engraver:
Engraved by Georges Tournier (French, active 17th century)
Publisher:
Published by Jean Baptiste Coignard (French, active 17th century)
Dedicatee:
Louis XIV, King of France (French, Saint-Germain-en-Laye 1638–1715 Versailles)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1684
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations with engraved plates and frontispiece
Dimensions:
Overall: 17 1/2 x 12 x 1 7/16 in. (44.5 x 30.5 x 3.7 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.389
Not on view
De architectura. French

William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
Brunet, V, 1329; Cicognara, 730; Daumseil, VII.168; Ebhardt, 77; Fowler, 326-327, #418, first edition; SKB, 1818; Univ Cat, II.2079; Vagnetti, 98-99, #64
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