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M. Vitruvii Pollionis viri suae professionis peritissimi de Architectura Libri X ad Augustum Ceasarem accuratissime conscripti et locis quamplurimis hac editione emendati adjunctis nunc primum Gulielmi Philandri Castilionii Galli Civis Rom

Author:
Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Author:
Written and edited by Guillaume Philander (French, 1505–1565)
Author:
Sextus Julius Frontinus (ca. 30–104)
Author:
Nicholas of Cusa (German, 1401–1464)
Editor:
Gualther Hermenius Rivius (German, ca. 1500–after 1545)
Publisher:
Georg Messerschmidt (active 1541–60)
Dedicatee:
François I, King of France (1494–1547)
Published in:
Strasbourg
Date:
1550
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
7 11/16 x 6 3/16 x 1 3/4 in. (19.6 x 15.7 x 4.4 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.436
Not on view
De architectura. Annotations. Latin

De aquaductibus

De staticis experimentis

Inscription: "Michaelis Grishonij", brown ink, title page
"Matthei Pissinij Lucen 1578.", brown ink, title page
"September 1920/ Olschki– $13.", graphite, inside back cover
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
Cicognara, IV, 711; Vagnetti, 56-7, #28
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