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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:
Written by Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Author:
Written and edited by Guillaume Philander (French, 1505–1565)
Author:
Written by Sextus Julius Frontinus (ca. 30–104)
Author:
Written by Nicholas of Cusa (German, 1401–1464)
Editor:
Edited by Gualther Hermenius Rivius (German, ca. 1500–after 1545)
Publisher:
Published by Georg Messerschmidt (active 1541–60)
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to François I, King of France (1494–1547)
Published in:
Strasbourg
Date:
1550
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 x 6 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (20.3 x 16.5 x 4.5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.435
Not on view
De architectura. Annotations. Latin

De aquaductibus

De staticis experimentis

Inscription: "e A Linnius a: 1764", brown ink, inside front cover
"_ Hirsching/ 1724", brown ink, inside front cover

Marking: Eustace James Anthony Balfour, pasted paper bookplate, inside front cover
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Eustace James Anthony Balfour (British, 1854–1911)
Cicognara, IV, 711; Vagnetti, 56-7, #28
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